'Fortescue07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fortescue of Ernesettle, Fortescue of Hatherleigh, Fortescue of Shebbear
[Part of the following used to be within Fortescue04. It was moved here to facilitate review & expansion.]

John Fortescue of Shebbear (bpt 06.09.1629, bur 08.11.1696)
m. (26.05.1658) Ellen Badcock (bur 27.08.1712, dau/heir of Thomas Badcock of Shebbear)
1. John Fortescue of Shebbear (bpt 29.03.1669, bur 10.05.1738_
  m1. (c04.1679) Joan Parsons (bur 30.11.1702, dau of John Parsons)
  A. John Fortescue of Hatherleigh
  Commoners (vol 2, 'Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh', p546) shows this John as son of John & Johanna Parsons. Vivian does not show him in as such on p362 but shows him separately (on p363) with a note that he "is generally supposed to have been a son of John Fortescue and Joan Parsons, vide page 362, but there is no proof".
  m. Joan Wyvill (dau of William Wyvill or Wivell)
  i. George Fortescue (d c13.03.1761)
  m. Mary Tilly (a 1761, dau of James Tilly of Pentillie)
  a. George Fortescue (b c1759, a 1795, rector of St. Mellion)
  m. Jenny Hicks (dau of Robert Hicks of Trevigo, widow of W.L. Trosse)
  (1) George Frederick Fortescue had issue
  m. (06.1829) Anne Cumberland (dau of Admiral _ Cumberland)
  a.+ other issue - James Tilly (d unm), John (d unm), Mary (a 195)
  ii. Faithful Fortescue of Hatherleigh
  m1. (12.08.1746) Eleanor Pyne of Heavitree
  a. Elizabeth Fortescue
  m2. (1752) Elizabeth Baine (dau of John Baine of Barnsatple)
  b. John Faithful Fortescue of Writtle Waterhouse, Essex (b 1755, dsp 12.1819, Admiral RN)
  m. Elizabeth Fraine (dau/heir of John Fraine of Chelsea)
  c. William Fortescue of Lynn, Norfolk (b 1758, d 02.1824)
  (1)+ issue - John Faithful of Essex, William Fraine (b c1809, a 1849, vicar of Chesterton)
  iii. Joanna Fortescue (a 1782)
  m. James Rodd (d by 1782)
  iv.+ other issue - John (b c1715, d before 26.05.1786, vicar of Litteham & Topsham), William (d by 1782), James of London
  B. Jone Fortescue (bpt 25.10.1687)
  m. (13.01.1712-3) Richard Hawkings
  C.+ other issue - William (bpt 19.05.1685), Mary (bpt 17.03.1690-1)
  m2. (30.06.1704) Anne Hawken of Shebbear (bur 01.10.1715)
  m3. Hannah (bur 19.11.1772, widow of _ Risby)
  E. George Fortescue of Buckland Brewer (bpt 28.02.1728-9, bur 04.11.1772, 2nd son of this marriage)
  m. (28.04.1756) Elizabeth Northcot of Buckland Brewer
  i. James Fortescue of Shebbear (bpt 14.12.1758)
  m. Judith Mill
  a.+ issue - George (bpt 01.01.1794), John Mill, William Faithful (bpt 03.08.1796), Mary, Betsy, Lucy
F.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 10.08.1725, bur 23.07.1797), James (bpt 07.06.1731, bur 08.08.1796)
2. Brown Fortescue of Chalhanger (bpt 08.09.1669, bur 10.10.1738, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (31.01.1705-6) Martha Gilbert
3. Robert Fortescue of Shebbear then St. Budeaux (a 1700, bur 12.06.1740)
  On p363, Vivian has a note that reports that "The pedigree of Fortescue of St. Budeaux and Plymouth has been omitted at the request of that branch of the family." On p850 (in the Addenda), Vivian shows Robert and his family, reporting that Robert "left Shebbear about 1700", and noting that he "is generally understood to have been a son of John Fortescue and Ellen Badcock ... but there is no proof, the leaves of the parish Registers between 1660 and 1669 have been evidently wilfully cut out".
  m. Ann Gould (bur 15.01.1753-4, dau of Edward Gould of Lew Trenchard)
  A. John Fortescue of Lower Ernesettle (bpt 22.02.1706-7, bur 25.02.1783)
  m. (06.05.1736) Mary (bur 28.09.1782, niece of Bodley Spettigue of Ernsettle)
  i. John Fortescue of Ernesettle (bpt 21.10.1741, bur 08.1804)
  ii. Robert Fortescue (bur 15.07.1778, surgeon)
  m. Nancy Derby (d 18.01.1833, dauy of William Derby of Plymouth)
  a. John Derby Fortescue (bpt 18.10.1769, dsp 25.11.1852)
  m. (28.06.1805) Harriet Edwards (dau of John Edwards of St. Stephens)
  b. Robert Fortescue of Plymouth (b 06.06.1771, d 04.06.1845, surgeon) had issue
  m. (21.04.1804) Ann Herbert (d 10.02.1858, dau of George Herbert of Plymouth)
  c. Mary Spettigue Fortescue
  m. George Lawrence (RN)
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - Bodley Spettigue (d 02.1797, RN), Elizabeth (d 06.07.1847), Nancy (bpt 12.11.1778, d 14.12.1853)
  iii. Bodley Spettigue Fortescue of St. Budeaux (bpt 14.07.1749, 4th son)
  m. Sarah
  a.+ issue - Mary (bpt 05.1782), Nancy (bpt 24.10.1784), Lydia (bpt 12.1786)
  iv.+ other issue - Thomas (bur 20.03.1743-4), Mary (bpt 18.4.1738), Ann (bpt 25.03.1740)
  B. Mary Fortescue
  m. _ Bunce
  C. Judith Fortescue
  m. (14.12.1731) John Blatchford
  D.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 01.05.1709, d infant), Thomas (bpt 02.05.1710, a 1714, dsp, surgeon RN)
4. Elizabeth Fortescue (bpt 02.04.1672)
  m. (02.07.1702) Nathaniel Gilbert
5.+ other issue - Thomas, Anne (bpt 21.08.1660, bur 12.01.1699-1700), Thomasine (bpt 03.05.1674, bur 21.02.1741-2), Mary (bpt 21.08.1677, bur 09.02.1741-2)

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Fortescue', p362), Commoners (vol 2, 'Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh', p544+) with input (as reported above) from Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Fortescue of Plymouth', p850 (in Addenda))
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