'Morant1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Morant of Brokenhurst, Morant of Jamaica

BLG1886 reports that "This family clams descent from the Moraunts of Moraunt's Court, Kent, who are said to have sprung from the ancient Norman House of Morant of Chateau Morant".
John Morant (d 1683, to Jamaica in 1666)
m. Sarah
1. John Morant (d 1723)
  m. Elizabeth Gibbons (dau of William Gibbons of Vere)
A. John Morant
  m. Mary Pennant (dau of Edward Pennant of Clarendon, sister of Sir Samuel)
  i. Edward Morant (d 27.07.1791, MP)
  m1. (1756) Eleanor Angelina Yeamans (dau of Edward Yeamans of Liguanea, Jamaica, widow of Richard Dawkins)
  a. John Morant of Brokenhurst, Hampshire (d 02.03.1794)
  m. (05.10.1784) Elizabeth Mary Richards (d 21.11.1794, dau of George Richards)
(1) John Morant of Brokenhurst, Sheriff of Hampshire (b 27.11.1787, 05.05.1857) had issue
  m. (09.1823) Caroline Augusta Hay (d 19.08.1777, dau of 17th Earl of Erroll)
  (2) George Morant of Farnborough Place, Hamphire (b 1791, d 17.12.1875, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (19.04.1813) Mary Shirley (d 17.02.1838, dau of Evelyn Shirley of Ettington Park)
  (3) Jane Morant (d 22.05.1864)
  m. (09.10.1816) Sir John Lambert of Weston (d 14.09.1847, General)
  (4)+ other issue - Edward (d 02.09.1809), Catherine (d 26.04.1802)
  m2. (27.04.1762) Mary Whitehorne Goddard (dau/heir of James Goddard of family of Clyffe Pipard)
  b. Edward Gregory Morant, later Morant-Gale of Upham, Hampshire (b 29.11.1772, d 02.08.1855) had issue
  m1. (04.03.1797) Elizabeth Townsend (dsp 31.12.1807, dau of Gore Townsend of Honington Hall)
  m2. (09.1816) Emily Jane Gambier (d 22.12.1866, dau of Samuel Gambier of Shenley Hall)
  ii.+ other issue
2.+ 1 son and 3 daughters

Main source(s): BLG1952 & BLG1886 (Morant of Brokenhurst)
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