'Sergeant1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Sergeant of Cotes, Serjeant of Melton Mowbray, Sergiant of Stone

Visitation identifies the arms of the following family as "Argent, a chevron between three dolphins embowed sable".
Thomas Sergeant of Cotes, Staffordshire
m. Agnes Collier (d of James Collier of Darlaston)
1. John Sergeant of Cotes
  m. Margaret Boughey of Colton
  A. John Sergeant (2nd son)
  m. Alice Prichard (dau of Walter Prichard of London)
  i. John Sergeant of Millmees, Staffordshire (b c1618, a 04.1663)
  m. Joyce Boughey (dau of Sampson Boughey of Colton)
  a.+ issue (a 04.1663) - John (b c1648), Catherine (b c1661)
  ii. Margaret Sergeant
  m. _ Keane of London
  iii. Anne Sergeant
  m. William Wirley of Eccleshall
  iv. Ursula Sergeant
  m. John Sutton of Millmeese
  v.+ other issue - Francis of London, James of London, George of London, Alice, Elizabeth
  B. James Sergeant of Uttoxeter (b c1597, a 04.1663)
  m. Helen Sleigh (dau of John Sleigh of Biggin Grange)
  i. Mary Sergeant
  m. Richard Stubbings of Somershall Herbert, Derbyshire
  a.+ issue - Richard, Sergeant
  C. Francis Sergeant
  m. Gertrude Prichard (dau of Walter Prichard of London)
  D. Anne Sergeant
  m. John Smith of Heath End
  E. Margaret Sergeant
  m. Robert Watson of Ashwell
  F. Ursula Sergeant
  m. John Fletcher of Linnell
  G.+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas, Philip



Nichols identifies the arms of the following family as "Argent, a chevron Or, between three dolphins naiant and embowed Sable" and reports that hte following Philip "descended from the Serjeants of Cotes, co. Stafford".
Philip Serjeant of London (d 1607)
m. (07.08.1602) Margaret Lacy (dau of William Lacy of Melton (by Anne, dau of John Digby of Welby), sister/heir of Henry)
1. Thomas Serjeant of Melton (b 1602-3, d 09.1643)
  m. Elizabeth Noyes (dau of Peter Noyes of Andover)
  A. Peter Serjeant of Melton (b c1628, a 1683, Captain-Lieutenant)
  m. Anne Coxon (dau of Thomas Coxon of Okeley, widow of Robert Ledgingham of Okeley)
  i. Ellen Serjeant (d 1723)
  m. (by 1683) Edward Hudson (son/heir of Sir Henry Hudson, Bart)
  ii. Anne Serjeant
  m. (by 1683) John Warburton of Leicester
  iii.+ other issue - Thomas (d young), William (b c1661, a 1683), Sherard (b c1664, a 1683), Peter (b c1668, a 1683)
  B. Margaret Serjeant
  m1. James Walton of Melton
  m2. John Farren of Melton
  C. Lucy Serjeant (a 1683)
  m. John Flanders of Rotherby (d by 1683)
  D.+ other issue - Thomas (d unm by 1683), Barbara (a 1683), Elizabeth (a 1683)
2.+ other issue - William (d unm 1642), Samuel (d infant)



William Sergiant of Stone (Stane), Gloucestershire
1. Thomas Sergiant of Stone
  m. Alice Barnesdale of Gloucestershire
  A. Thomas Sergiant of Stone
  m. Katherine Trie (dau of John Trie of Hardwick)
  i. Nicholas Sergiant of tivichall near Coventry (b c1571, a 1619)
  m. Frances Bagnall (dau of Edward Bagnall of Fennye Bentley)
  a.+ issue (a 1619) - Thomas (b c1613), Nicholas (b c1615), Johanna (b c1611), Francisca (b c1617)
  ii.+ other issue - John of London, Euina

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614 & 1663-4, 'Sergeant of Uttoxegter and Millmeese')
(2) For middle section : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 1, 1795, 'Pedigree of Serjeant of Melton Mowbray', p262*)
(3) For lower section : Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, 'Sergeant')
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