'Acton05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Acton of Burton, Acton of Elmley, Acton of Ivington, Acton of Wolverton

John Acton of Burton (b 1485, d 1580)
m. Joan Rufford (dau of John Rufford)
1. Humphrey Acton of Burton (d 1590)
  m. Alice Cooksey (dau/coheir of John Cooksey of Evesham, sister of William of Little Wolverton)
  A. John Acton of Wolverton, Worcestershire
  i. William Acton of Wolverton (dvp before 12.02.1616)
  a. Thomas Acton of Wolverton (d 1657)
  m. Elizabeth Weedon (dau of John Weedon of Sarsden)
  (1) William Acton of Wolverton (b 1639-40, d 12.04.1679)
  m. Barbara Vincent (dau/coheir of John Vincent of Gray's Inn)
  (A) William Acton of Wolverton (b 31.05.1677, d 16.07.1725)
  m. Margaret Perkins (d 24.10.1721, dau/coheir of Richard Perkins of Beenham)
  (i) William Acton of Wolverton (d 03.12.1763)
  m. Anne Tyler (dau of William Tyler)
(a) William Acton of Wolverton (d 22.02.1814) had issue
  m. (1801) Ann Constantia Davies
  (ii) Perkins Richard Acton
  m. Philadephia Stapleton
  (iii)+ other issue - Vincent of Harrington & St. Martin's (d before 06.08.1764), Barbara, Anne
  b. Robert Acton named in Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569, Acton)
  ii. Mary Acton probably of this generation
  m. John Romney of Knightwick (a 1634)
  The following comes from Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569, Acton) & Visitation (Gloucestershire, 1623, Acton).
  B. Henry Acton of Longhope or Langhope (Gloucestershire) & Surdham (Hampshire) (d 1631, 4th son)
  m. Alice Read (dau of John Read of Longhope)
  i. Elizabeth Acton
  m. William Tyler of Michelldeane
  ii. Alice Acton
  m. Thomas Nurse
  iii.+ other issue - William, Avice, Anne
  C.+ other issue - Francis, Roger (a 1581), Alice, Elizabeth, Joan
2. John or Richard Acton named John in Visitation (1634) but Richard in BLG1952 & Visitation (1569)
  m. Joane Addis
  The following comes from Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569 & 1634, Acton).
  A. John Acton of Ivington, Herefordshire
  m. (c1586) Meriel Rumney (dau of Richard Rumney of Lulsley)
  i. Richard Acton of Ivington (a 1634)
  m. Frances Powle (dau of Thomas Powle of the Hyde)
  a.+ issue - Mary, Meriel
  ii.+ other issue - Richard, Robert, Anne, Ellinor, Margaret, Rachell. Joane, Alice
  B. Anne Acton
  m. James Clarke of Pedcomb
C.+ other issue - Elizabeh, Joyce
3. William Acton of Elmley
  m. Elizabeth Kings
  The following comes from Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569 & 1634, Acton).
  A. John Acton of Elmley (a 1634)
  m. Jane Coldwell (dau of Edward Coldwell of Upton Warren)
  i.+ issue (a 1634) - John (b c1611), Samuel, Anne, Dorothy, Katherine
  B. Richard Acton
  m. Anne Kettleby (dau of Sir Francis Kettleby)
  C. Dorothy Acton
  m. Abraham Speckart
  D. Elizabeth Acton
  m. Robert Briggs
  E. Margaret Acton
  m. Humphrey Hawker or Hawke
  F. Margery Acton
  m. (c1598) Roger Gough of St. Swithin's
4. Edward Acton
  m. _ Watkyn of Wales

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Acton of Wolverton) with input as reported above
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