'Worth3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Worth of Barnstaple, Worth of Compton Pole, Worthy (Worthe) of Exeter, Worth of Penryn, Worth of Somerset

Roger Worthe of Compton Pole & Barnstaple, Mayor of Exeter (a 1482)
m. Elizabeth (bur 1506)
1. John Worth of Compton Pole
  A. Oates Worth of Compton Pole (d 14.12.1504)
  m. Alice Milliton (a 1504, dau of John Milliton of Meavy & Pengersick, m2. John Gay of Goldsworthy)
  i. John Worth of Crediton & Compton Pole (d before 04.06.1596)
  m. Joan Clark (dau of Robert Clark of Crediton)
  a. John Worth of Compton Pole (a 1638) had issue
  m. Ellen Harvey (dau of Thomas Harvey)
  b. George Worthe of St. Sidwell, Exeter (d before 21.01.1637-8, 4th son)
  m. Joan
  (1) John Worthy (a 1643)
  m. Joan Christopher (dau of Colonel John Christopher)
  (A) Stephen Worthy of St. Davids. Exeter (d before 08.11.1727)
  m. Anne (a 08.11.1727)
  (i) Thomas Worthy
  (ii) Jonathan Worthy (b 1727, d 1784)
  m. (c02.1758) Mary Dewdney (dau of John Dewdney of Stoke Canon)
  (a) Jonathan Worthy (b 1762, d 26.01.1815, 2nd son)
  m. (c07.1786) Elizabeth Melhuish (b c1766, d 1850, dau of John Melhuish of Hill in Cruwyas Morchard by Ann, dau of Rev, Francis Huyshe)
  ((1)) Charles Worthy (b 05.03.1808, d 23.09.1879, Rural Dean for Exeter, vuicar of Ashburton with Buckland) had issue
  m. (21.06.1838) Elizabeth Anne Richardson (b 1811-2, d 10.04.1881, dau of Francis Richardson)
  ((2)) Mary Worthy (d 1887)
  m1. Henry Bennett, Governor of Ascension (Captain)
  m2. James Lee Sanders of Grattons
  ((3))+ other issue - Jonathan (b 1787, d unm 1838), James George (d 1850), John (b 1793, dspm 1840, RN), Elizabeth (d 1875)
  (b)+ other issue - John Dewdney (b 1760, dspm bur 20.11.1802), Richard, Thomas, James (b 1767-8, d unm 14.08.1823)
(2) Joan Worthy
  m. _ Wandricke
  c.+ other issue - Robert, William, Nicohlas, Christian, Joan, Elizabeth
  ii. Roger Worth of Barnstaple, Devon (bur 05.10.1564)
  m. Joane Drew ( before 10.1564, dau of Henry Drew of Barnstaple)
  a. Paul Worth of Barnstaple (d 23.01.1615-6, of the Inner Temple)
m1. (06.02.1563-4) Grace Wallis (bur 04.08.1575, dau of John Wallis alias Darte of Barnstaple, widow of ?? Popham)
  (1) John Worth of Barnstaple (bpt 18.08.1571, a 1616, 2nd son)
  m. (11.10.1603) Philipa Prouse (d 1652, dau of John Prouse)
  (A) Thomas Worth of Barnstaple & Penryn (Cornwall) (d before 27.04.1652)
  m. (c05.1630) Isabella (Sibell) Bowyer of Penryn (m2. John Tremenheere of Penzance)
  (i) John Worth of Penryn (a 1652) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Morval (dau of John Buller of Morval) ## see here ##
  (ii) William Worth of Penryn (d before 10.02.1689-90, 3rd son) had issue
  m. Jane Collier
  (iii) Charles Worth (bur 18.01.1697-8)
  (a) Charles Worth had issue
  m. Elizabeth
  (b) Thomas Worth of St. Ives, Cornwall
  m. Catherine
  ((1)) Charles Worth of Penzance (bpt 23.03.1713-4, bur 04.04.1766, 2nd son) had issue
m1. (1746) Mary Toup (bur 09.11.1750)
  m2. Prudence Keigwin (dau of Rev. John Keigwin of Landrake & St. Erney)
  ((2))+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 28.03.1709-10), Samuel (bpt 09.11.1719), bridget (bpt 17.09.1711), Jane (bpt 05.02.1716-7), Catherine (bpt 17.02.1726-7)
  (c) John Worth (bpt 11.09.1696)
(iv) Philipa Worth (a 1652)
  m. _ Cary (a 1690)
  (v) Sibell Worth (a 1706)
  m. (c1665) John Tremenheere of Penzance
  (vi) Mary Worth
  m1. Henry Tremenheere of Penzance (d 28.10.1686)
  m2. (08.04.1687) John Carveth
  (vii)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1690), Jane (a 1652)
  (B)+ other issue - John (bpt 21.10.1604), Katherine (bpt 17.04.1608)
  (2) Dorothy Worth (bpt 13.03.1569-70)
  m1. Thomas Robinson
  m2. (07.1617) Philip Southcote
  (3)+ other issue - Roger (bpt 09.05.1567), Mary (bpt 30.03.1564), Honor (bpt 18.11.1565), Katherine (bpt 09.08.1568), Sibell (bpt 13.11.1573)
  m2. (21.11.1575) Joan Downe (bur 08.12.1624, dau of John Downe of Pilton)
  (8)+ other issue - Arthur (bpt 17.01.1576-7), Richard (bpt 19.02.1580-1), James (bpt 15.11.1594), Susanna (bpt 05.051578), Hester (bpt 02.09.1579), Richarda (bpt 19.02.1580-1), Margaert (bpt 29.08.1589), Grace (bpt 28.06.1598-9)
  b. John Worth of Timberscombe, Somerset (3rd son)
  The following comes from Visitation (Somerset, 1623, Worth).
  m. Mary Wells (dau of Thomas Wells of Timberscombe)
  (1) Richard Worth of Luckomb, Somerset (a 1623, younger son)
  m. Mary Harrison (dau/coheir of William Harrison of Luccomb, Lancashire)
  (A) John Worth (b c1594, a 1623)
  m. Cicely Trevilion (dau of Anthony Trevilion of Yarnscomb)
  (i)+ issue (a 1623) - Mary (b c1621), Elizabeth
  (B)+ other issue - Richard, Alexander,Cicely, Mary
  (2) Elizabeth Worth
  m. _ Brent of Cossington
  (3)+ other issue - John (dsp), Andrew (dsp), George( dsp), Joane
  c. Honor Worth (bpt 15.06.1542)
  m. (23.09.1561) Richard Oliver
  d. Anne Worth
  m. (14.07.1555) Richard Pearde
  e. Elizabeth Worth (bpt 15.07.1543, a 1584)
  m. (16.01.1565-6) John Smeale
  f. Grace Worth (bpt 09.10.1545, a 1564)
  m. (18.05.1566) John Gay
  g.+ other issue - Walter (bpt 15.10.1539, a 1584), Joane (bpt 23.081544, a 1564)

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Worth of Worth')
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