'Coham1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Coham of Coham, Coham of Dunsland, Coham of Upcott Avenel

This family is reported to have resided at Coham since the Conquest.
Stephen Coham of Coham, Devon
1. Stephen Coham of Coham
  A. Lewis Coham of Coham
  i. Lewis Coham of Coham
  m. (22.12.1669) Mary Arscott (dau of John Arscott of Tetcott by Gertrude, dau of Sir Shilston Calmady)
a. Stephen Coham of Coham
  m. (1707/09.05.1706) Mary Holland (dau of William Holland of Upcott Avenel)
  (1) Lewis Coham of Coham and Upcott Avenel (dsp 1778)
  m. Lucretia Barnfield (dau/heiress of _ Barnfield of Mambury & Great Torrington)
  (2) Holland Coham bpt 01.09.1720, (rector of Northlew)
  m. (10.07.1750) Christian Silke (dau of Rev. James Silke of Bedminster & Buckland Filleigh)
  (A) Stephen Coham of Coham and Upcott Avenel (bpt 05.09.1751, d unm 1786)
  (B) William Holland Coham of Coham and Upcott Avenel (d 15.03.1825)
  The following is supported by Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Arscott of Dunsland', p18).
  m. (29.11.1790) Mary Bickford (d 04.02.1839, dau of George Bickford of Dunsland & Arscott)
  (i) William Bickford Coham of Coham & Dunsland (bpt 06.04.1792, d 02.07.1843, cleric) had issue
  m. (17.04.1827) Mary Davie Augusta Bassett (d 10.1868, dau of Joseph Davie Bassett of Heanton Court & Watermouth)
  (ii) George Lewis Coham of Upcott Avenel (bpt 05.06.1800, dsp 01.01.1878, 3rd son)
  m. (28.07.1841) Elizabeth Anna Hole (d 1835, dau of Rev. John Hole)
  (iii) Holland Coham of Dunsland (b 02.04.1804, d unm 26.03.1867, cleric)
  (iv) Christiana Coham (bpt 25.06.1795, dsp 1864)
  m. George Boughton Knydon (or Kington) of The Tower, Compton Gifford
  (v)+ other issue (d unm) - Stephen (bpt 07.11.1797, d 1819, RN), Mary Anne (bpt 20.04.1793, d 01.1875)
(C) Christian Cohan
  m. (17.07.1776) Richard Wivell of North Lewe
  b. John Coham of Bovacott
  m. (22.05.1712) Margaret Holland (bpt 0611.1687, dau/coheir of William Holland of Upcott Avenel)
  (1) Arthur Coham (archdeacon of Wiltshire, 3rd son)
  m. Grace Anne Woodruffe (d 1818, dau of Plukenett Woodruffe of Chiswick)
  (A) Arthur John Cohan (d 1800, rector of Potterne)
  m. Sarah Salmon (dau of William Salmon of Devizes)
  (i) Arthur Coham (dsp 1812)
  (B) William Murch Coham (dsp 1807, RN)
  m. Mary Hoghton (dau of William Hoghton of Chingford Hall)
  (C) Isabella Anne Coham (dsp 1826)
  m. Richard Nowell
(D) Eliza Jane Coham (dsp 1859)
  m. George Hardisty of Twickenham
  (2)+ other issue (d unm) - Stephen, William of Holsworthy
  c. Arthur Coham of Holsworthy, Devon had issue
  m. (04.07.1715) (Elizabeth) Burdon (dau of (John) Burdon of Burdon)
  d. Mary Coham
  m. Benoni Bampfylde of Poltimore (rector of Black Torrington)
  e. Gertrude Coham
  m. Clement Gay
  (1) Gertrude Gay probably of this generation
  m. William Harrington of Worden

Main source(s): Commoners (vol I, 'Coham of Coham', p458+), BLG1952 ('Coham-Fleming of Coham') with input/support from Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Holland of Weare', p476)
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