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Families covered: Withen (Withins or Wythens) of Eltham

William Withen of Cheshire
m. _ Hooper (sister of Judge _ Hooper)
1. Robert Withen, Sheriff of London
  m. Margaret Parke (dau of Thomas Parke of Bassingham)
  A. Sir William Withen of Southland, Eltham, Sheriff of Kent (a 1609)
  Visitation (Kent, 1663-8, 'Withins') supports the following but shows Sir William's mother as Elizabeth Chamberlaine. What we show above for his mother follows Berry & Visitation (Kent, 1619) and is supported by Visitation (Berkshire).
m. Mary Gilborne (dau of William Gilborne of London, sister of Nicholas of Charing)
  i. William Withins of Eltham (d by 1647, gentleman of the Privy Chamber for King Charles I, 3rd son)
  m. Frances King (dau of Robert King of St. Mary Cray)
  a. Francis Withins or Wythens of Southend in Eltham (b c1635, d 09.05.1704, MP)
  m. (21.05.1685) Elizabeth Taylor (dau of Sir Thomas Taylor of Park House, 1st Bart, mistress/m2. Sir Thomas Colepeper, 3rd Bart)
  (1) (Catherine) Withens (d 04.1730)
  m. (1710) (Sir Thomas) Twisden (son/heir of Sir William Twisden)
  b.+ other issue - Katherine, Mary
  ii.+ other issue (a 1619) - Robert (b c1593), Thomas (dsp), Christopher, John, Mary, Frances, Alice, Elizabeth, Susanna, Jane
  B. Francis Withen
  m. Ann Porgier
  C. Thomas Withen
  m. Ann Bennett (dau of John Bennett of London)
  i.+ issue - Sarah, Mary
  D. Alice Withen
  m. _ Hanger of London
  E. Susanna Withen
  m. John Hollard of London
  F. Abigail Withen
  m1. Thomas Prow
  m2. Christopher Badham of Berkshire
  G. Isabella Withen
  m1. Robert Braskyell
  m2. Sir Richard Potman of Kent
  H. Rebecca Withen
  m. Sir Francis Nedeham of Milborne
2. John Withens
  The following comes from Visitation (Berkshire, 1623, 'Wythens of Wantage').
  m. Margery Wirdnam (dau of Anthony Wirdnam)
  A. William Wythens of Wantage
  m. Margaret Kepe (dau of John Kepe)
  i.+ issue - John, William

Main source(s): CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p.389) with support from Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Withen'), HoP ("Francis Wythens")
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