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Families covered: Fawkes of Farnley, Fawkes of South Duffield

Michael Fawkes of Farneley (near Otley, Yorkshire)
m. Ellen Ellis (dau of Thomas Ellis) wife of Michael, possibly mother (or grandmother?) of ...
1. John Fawkes of Farnley (d 1496, steward of the Forest of Knaresborough) the first mentioned by our Main sources
A. William Fawkes (b c1466, d 1501)
  B. Nicholas Fawkes of Farnley (d 1554)
  m. (c1493) _ Hawksworth (dau of _ Hawksworth of Hawksworth)
  i. John Fawkes of Farnley (b c1494)
  m. (c1519) Isabel Arthington (dau of William Arthington of Castley)
  a. Anthony Fawkes (b c1520, dsp 1551)
  m. (c1545) Frances Vavasour (dau of John Vavasour by Anne/Agnes Calverley)
  b. Richard Fawkes of Farnley (b c1530)
  Foster shows that Richard married Dorothy, dau of Sir Thomas Johnson of Lindley. Provisionally we follow WharfeGen which identifies his wife as ...
  m. (c1559) Margaret Johnson (dau of Sir Thomas Johnson by Isabel Lindley)
  (1) Nicholas Fawkes (b c1560, dsp)
  m. (28.11.1597) Isabel Oldred or Oldred
  (2) Thomas Fawkes of Farnley (b 1563, bur 22.02.1626/7)
  m. (06.10.1588) ??
  (A) Richard Fawkes (bpt 16.07.1591)
(3) Richard Fawkes (bur 28.03.1638/9)
  m. (10.05.1597) Isabel (bur 30.05.1638)
  (A)+ issue - child (b c1613, bur 27.04.1614), child (b c1618, bur 11.01.1618/9)
  (4)+ "Divers daus."
  ii. Marmaduke Fawkes of South Duffield & Darnley (b c1518)
WharfeGen shows that Marmaduke married twice, to Agnes Pulleyn then Anne. Foster shows just one wife, a daughter of Knight of co. Salop. We presume to show as follows:
  m1. (c1543) Agnes Pulleyn possibly here?
  m2. (c1552) Anne Knight of Salop
  a. Marmaduke Fawkes of South Duffield, Yorkshire (a 1584)
  m. (c1578) Joan Blanchard (dau/heir of James Blanchard of Bowthorpe)
  (1) Michael Fawkes of South Duffield 'of Farnley' (b 1583, bur 26.08.1647)
  m1. (c1630) Catherine Newark (dsp bur 10.07.1634, dau of Peter Newark of Acham)
  m2. (17.09.1634) Jane Arthington (dsp bur 11.12.1634, dau of Cyril Arthington of Arthington by Rosamund Hawksworth)
  m3. (c1635) Mary Molyneux (b 03.1600/1, d 10.09.1672, dau of Sir John Molyneux of Teversall, Bart)
  (A) Thomas Fawkes of Farnley (b 17.05.1640, d 07.08.1707)
  m1. (27.10.1666) Sarah Mitchell (bpt 24.10.1650, d 03.02.1674/5, dau of Francis Mitchell)
  (i) Thomas Fawkes (bpt 03.02.1669/70, d 01.1689/90)
  (ii) Francis Fawkes of Farnley (b 18.06.1674, d 11.11.1747)
m. (07.05.1700) Margaret Ayscough (b c1679, d 01.04.1721, dau of John Ayscough by Margaret)
  (a) Thomas Fawkes Fawkes of Farnley (b 28.04.1704, bur 22.11.1751)
  m. (02.06.1730) Rebecca Mary Atkins
  ((1)) Francis Fawkes (b 18.07.1731, dvpsp 20.07.1731)
  (b) Francis Fawkes of Farnley Hall (b 05.12.1707, d 17.07.1786, 3rd son)
  m. (10.04.1733) Christiana Wilkinson (bpt 02.09.1716, d 14.07.1767, dau/coheir of William Wilkinson)
  Francis bequeathed Farnley to a distant kinsman, Walter Ramsden-Beaumont-Hawksworth.
((1)) Francis Fawkes (b 13.12.1733, dvp bur 12.03.1763)
  (c) Frances Fawkes (b 11.04.1703, d 22.06.1724)
  m. (12.11.1722) Henry Atkinson
(d)+ other issue - Ayscough (b 24.09.1706, bur 17.01.1771, barrister), Richard (b 22.05.1709, d 08.04.1742), John (b 22.05.1711), Michael (b 20.02.1712/3, d 23.04.1717), Walter (b 07.11.1714, d 18.06.1724), Marmaduke (b 31.05.1716, d 11.05.1723), Sarah (b 14.04.1701, d 19.11.1701), Margaret (b 12.04.1705, d 03.04.1721)
  (iii) Mary Fawkes (b 20.06.1673, bur 11.01.1757)
  m. (17.03.1691/2) William Vavasour (bpt 25.12.1677, bur 04.12.1729)
  m2. (25.12.1677) Mary Welby (b c1656, d 03.03.1679/80, dau of William Welby)
  (iv)+ other issue - William (bpt 05.12.1678, bur 31.05.1679), son (b/d 03.1679/80)
  (B) Anne Fawkes (b 01.10.1637, d 22.02.1681/2)
  m1. (c1665) Henry Procter (son/heir of Henry of Newhall)
  m2. (25.08.1673) Ralph Fincham 'of Caton'
  (C) Martha Fawkes (b 02.12.1641, d 01.1684/5)
  m. (27.03.1676) Francis Batty (b 1645, d 29.09.1682, son of John by Mary Pierrepont)
  (D)+ other issue - Francis (b c1644, bur 06.06.1645), Elizabeth (bpt 07.07.1636, bur 29.10.1640), Mary (bpt 09.12.1641, bur 15.06.1643)
  (2)+ other issue - William (b c1579, d infant), Marmaduke (b c1581, d infant), Anthony, Christopher (or Christian), Dorothy, Edith
  b. Nicholas Fawkes of Heningborough, Yorkshire (b c1563, d 03.1593/4)
  m. (c1588) ?? (bur 16.02.1593/4)
  c. Dorothy or Jane Fawkes named Dorothy by Foster but Jane by WharfeGen
  m. Robert Northby or Northeby of Yorkshire
  d. Joanne Fawkes
  m. Richard Sheffield of Yorkshire
  C. Henry Fawkes (d 1549)
  i. William Fawkes (d before 1575)
  m. (c1521) Ellen Harrington (b 1490, d 08.1575)
  a. Thomas Fawkes of York (d 1581)
  b. Edward Fawkes (b 1532, d 01.1578/9)
  m. (c1567) Edith Blake
  (1) Guy Fawkes (b 13.04.1570, d 31.01.1605/6, 'Gunpowder Plotter')
  m. (1590) Mary Pulleyn
  (A) Thomas Fawkes (bpt 06.02.1590/1)
  (2) Anne Fawkes (bpt 03.10.1568, bur 14.11.1568)
  (3) Anne Fawkes (b 1572)
  m. (1599) Henry Kilburn
  (4) Elizabeth Fawkes (b 1575)
  m. (1594) William Dickinson
  c. Edith Fawkes
m. J. Foster
  d. daughter
  m. H. Ellis
  ii. Reginald Fawkes (d 1591)
  m. (c1573) Alice Bilsbrough
  a. Henry Fawkes (b 1574, d 1606)
  m. (11.07.1603) Mary Harrison (dau of Robert Harrison, alderman)
  (1) Mary Fawkes
  b. Thomas Fawkes (b 1576)
  m. (19.12.1614) Jane (bur 10.04.1626)
  (1) John Fawkes (bpt 20.02.1619/20, bur 18.12.1656)
  (A) Nicholas Fawkes (bpt 24.05.1648, bur 17.06.1721, 2nd son)
  m. (c1681) Judith (bur 16.02.1719/20)
  (i) Jeremy Fawkes (bpt 10.04.1686)
  (ii) Nathaniel Fawkes (bpt 11.08.1690, bur 30.08.1721)
  m. (c1711) Isabel
(a)+ issue - Nicohlas (bpt 07.11.1719, bur 27.09.1722), Theodosia (bpt 20.01.1712/3), Judith (b c1721, bur 27.09.1722)
  (iii) Theodosia Fawkes (bpt 14.12.1682, d 20.11.1776)
  m. (28.11.1706) John Whitehead 'of Otley'
  (a) John Whitehead of Bradford probably of this generation
  ((1)) Ellen Whitehead (2nd dau & coheir)
  m. Robert Hoyle of Swift Place (a 1771)
  (B) Jane Fawkes (b 1655)
  m. (31.03.1687) James (Jacob) Pckard
  (C)+ other issue - John (bpt 31.01.1646/7), Elizabeth (bpt 23.05.1653)
  (2) Jane Fawkes (b 1615)
  m. (222.10.1639) William Shepherd
  (3)+ other issue - John (bpt 22.03.1617/8, d before 1619), Susan (bpt 30.11.1620), Mary (bpt 10.08.1623)

Main source(s): a schedule (see here) provided at http://wharfegen.org.uk by the 'Wharfedale & Craven Genealogical Society' (referred to above as "WharfeGen") with some support from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Fawkes of Farnley), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, Fawkes of Woodhall)
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