'Gery2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gery of Coventry, Gery of Swebston

MGH identifies the arms of this family, quartered with those of Wittewronge, as "Gu. two bars or, on each three mascles of the field, on a canton of the second a leopard's face azure". That suggests a connection with the family shown on Gery1 albeit possibly not a close one. MGH starts with 5 siblings, children of ...
?? Gery
1. Thomas Gery, Sheriff then Mayor of Coventry (d before 22.05.1674)
  m. Anne
  A. Sir Thomas Gery of Ealing House, Middlesex (b 1657-8, d 15.08.1727, Master in Chancery, MP for Coventry)
  m. (05.01.1709-10) Elizabeth Wittewronge (b 1673-4, d 26.09.1735, dau of James Wittewronge of Rothamstead House)
  i. Elizabeth Gery (b 1712, d 12.03.1739)
  m. Michael Le Heup of Hesset (b 1698-9, d 23.07.1749)
  ii. Susanna Gery (b c1713, d 12.11.1783)
  m. (30.11.1731) Sir John Cullum of Hawstead & Hardwick, 5th Bart
  iii. Bridget Gery (b 1716-7, d 12.11.1783)
  m. John Turnor of Langham (b c1705, d 10.02.1766, son of John by Lady Isabella May, 1st cousin to John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol)
2. Mary Gery
  m. _ Stanton
3. daughter
  m. Thomas Barnes
4. Joan Gery
  m. _ Clark
5. Abigail Gery
  m. _ Bugg



Nichols identifies the arms of this family as "Gules, two bars Argent, charged with three mascles of the field; a canton Ermine". That suggests a close connection with the family shown on Gery1
Thomas Geary supposed father of ...
1. William Geary
  A. John Geary of Gery of Bedfordshire (d c1607)
  m. Alice
  i. John Gery of Coventry (d c1653, 2nd son)
  m1. _ Terry
  m2. Anne Butler (dau of Richard Butler of Charterhouse)
  a. John Gery (b c1637, d 1722, rector of Swebston & Stony Staunton, 2nd son?)
  m. Anne Morrice (d 08.01.1680, dau of Richard Morrice of Burbach)
  (1)+ issue - George (b c1662, a 1688), John (b c1666, d unm c1684)
  b.+ other issue (dsp or unm) - Henry, Henry, Elizabeth, Joyce
  ii. Edward Gery of London
  a. daughter
  m. _ Creswell
  iii. George Gery of Great Packington, Warwickshire
  m. Elizabeth
  a. Elizabeth Gery
  m. John Smyth of Corley, Warwickshire
  (1) Joseph Smyth
m. Judith Barlow
  (A) Richard Smyth 'of Itchen & Crux Easton (rector of Myddle)'
  Nichols identifies Richard's wife as "Anne, da. of Wm. lord Pawlett" and shows them as parents of William-Pawlett-Pawlett Smyth. CTG (vol 5, 1838, 'Pedigree of Powlett', p 257), which provides the following, identifies his wife as
  m. Annabella Paulet (d 22.04.1761, dau of William Paulet son of William son of Charles Paulet, 1st Duke of Bolton)
  (i) William Powlett Smyth, later Powlett of Sambourne (b 18.03.1758, dsps 08.03.1821)
  m. Mary Dalton (d 15.05.1817, dau of H. Dalton of Naith)
  (a) son (d infant)
  (ii) Camilla Powlett Smyth (d 29.09.1820)
  m. (14.05.1771) Barton Wallop (b 03.01.1744, d 01.09.1781)
  (iii) Annabella Powlett Smyth (d 03.01.1825)
  m. (21.08.1777) Charles Townshend, 1st Lord Bayning of Foxley (b 27.08.1728, d 19.05.1810)
  (vi) Mary Powlett Smyth (d infant)
  iv.+ other issue - Henry (dsp c1647), Joyce (d unm 1627)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally uploaded 04.08.21 into Gery1) : MGH (NS4 vol 2 1908, p113)
(2) For lower section : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Gery of Swebston', p1041) with input as reported above
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