'Rant2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Rant of Cambridgeshire

Carthew reports that "I fail in connecting these Cambridge Rants with those of Yelverton, but they bore the same arms and doubtless had the same descent".
Roger Rant (d 21.05.1622)
m. Ann
1. Roger Rant of Swaffham Priory, Cambridgeshire (d 26.03.1654)
  m. Eleanor Jermy (dau of John Jermy)
  A. Roger Rant (b 1623-4, d 27.04.1684)
  m. Joane Meade (dau of John Meade (son of John of Lincoln's Inn) by Jane, dau of Sir William Meux & sister of Sir John, Bart)
  i. Roger Rant (b c1761, d 15.11.1728)
m. Elizabeth (bur 12.09.1726)
  ii. John Rant of Drayton (b 1665, d 08.08.1725)
  m1. Ann Davye (b c1667, d 06.11.1699, dau of John Davye of Norwich)
  a. Meux Rant of Old Buckenham (b 1690-1, d 29.07.1780)
  m1. (before 11.07.1719) Sarah Harvey (dau of John Harvey of Old Buckenham)
  m2. Ann Rachel Vesey (a 08.1768, dau of William Vesey of North Elmham, relict of _ Mascall)
b.+ other issue - son (d infant), Elizabeth (b 1694, d unm 28.08.1714)
  m2. _ Chambers (a 02.1719, dau of John Chambers of Norwich)
  d. John Rant (b c1713, d 06.09.1738)
  B. John Rant (bpt 20.09.1626, d 30.10.1696)
  m. Johan Jermy (b 29.05.1638, bur 22.10.1663, dau/coheir of Edward Jermy, son of Sir Thomas)
  i. John Rant of Cambrideshire (b c1662, d 22.11.1719)
  m1. Anne (d 17.03.****)
a. Mary Rant (a 04.1724)
  m. John Benson (clerk)
  b.+ other issue - John (bur 13.04.1711), Edward of Cambridge (b c1688, d 12.04.1724, surgeon), Thomas (a 04.1724)
m2. Jane
  ii. Elizabeth Rant (a 10.1696)
  C. Anne Rant (dsp c1670)
  m. (c1653) John Meadows (a 1662, Rector of Ousden)
  D. Elizabeth Rant
  m1. Thomas Marshall
  m2. Rev. Owen Stockton (d 10.09.1680)
  E. Mary Rant
  m. William Meadows of Henley Hall (cousin of John)
  F. Sarah Rant
  m. _ Chaplin

Main source(s): 'The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley' (G.A. Carthew, 1877, Part 3, 'Rant of Cambridge', p460+)
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