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John Geste (abt. 1540 - abt. 1601)

John Geste aka Ghest
Born about in Handsworth, Stafford, Englandmap
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Died about in Handsworth, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Aug 2018
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John was born about 1540 and passed away about 1601. Date of birth is estimated based on lineage outlined by Burke.

According to Burke, John Geste, esq, of Handsworth left at his decease in 1601, his successor, Richard Geste, esq. who married Elizabeth Piddocke in 1595/6. He also had a younger son, Henry who married Dorothea Smallwood.


  • John Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, published 1836, p.489.

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