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John Benyon (abt. 1577 - aft. 1646)

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John Benyon
Born about in St Chad, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 1604 [location unknown]
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Died after in Ashe Magna, Whitchurch, Shropshiremap
Profile last modified 27 Jan 2018 | Created 11 Mar 2013
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10xGreat grandfather of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie of York.

Gent. of Ashe Magna, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Churchwarden of Whitchurch 1628-9. Marriage Settlement dated 7 Feb 1604/5. Will dated 8 Aug 1646; will proved 10 Jun 1647 [Lichfield]

He married Jane Howell (1605) and had seven children: Joseph, Joshua, Daniel, Sarah, Alice, Susanna and Jane.


Genealogy of Shropshire [by Joseph Morris] (vol. 3 p. 1304*; vol. 9 p. 4654*.

Familiae minorum gentium, diligentia [Harleian Society], 1894-1896), vol. 1 p. 120, 413

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