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Families covered: Turton of Alrewas, Turton of Orgrave (Orgreave), Turton of West Bromwich

William Turton of West Bromwich, Staffordshire
m. Sarah (bur 27.02.1624)
1. William Turton of West Bromwich (d before 1660)
  Shaw shows a William (bpt 27.02.1624, bur 21.06.1634) then follows the line of his brother John. Either there was some confusion or that William was an elder brother of this William who is reported by Visitation.
  m. Anne Smallbrooke (dau of Thomas Smallbrooke of Birmingham)
  A. William Turton of West Bromwich (d 1655)
  m. Eleanor Francombe of Comberwood, Gloucestershire
  i. Joseph Turton (d 1662)
  m. Elizabeth Freeman (dau of John Freeman of Barr)
  a. Joseph Turton
  ii.+ other issue - Richard, William (b c1636, a 03.1663), Eleanor, Mary
  B. Richard Turton
  m. Anne Browne (d 30.09.1661, dau of Thomas Browne of Corse)
  C. Job Turton (d unm)
  D. Robert Turton of Birmingham
  m1. Sarah Shelton (dau of Robert Shelton of Birmingham)
  m2. (04.1658) Rose Corbet (dau of Richard Corbet of Longnor)
E. Mary Turton
  m. John Browne of Tirley
2. John Turton (bur 31.07.1636)
  m. Frances Hall (dau of John Hall of Colemore)
  A. William Turton of Alrewas & Orgrave (b c1597, d 10.12.1683)
  m1. Sarah Butler
  i.+ issue (d young) - William, John, Sarah, Elizabeth
  m2. Eleanor Fownes (b 1607-8, d 17.07.1681, dau of Thomas Fownes or Fowns of Dodford & Orgrave)
  v. Sir John Turton of Alrewas (bpt 24.06.1637, bur 22.03.1707, baron of the Exchequer, judge)
  m. (1659) Anne More (bur 24.04.1699, dau of Samuel More of Linley)
a. William Turton (bpt 31.10.1662, bur 26.05.1692)
  m. Elizabeth Bent (dau of Thomas Bent by Elizabeth, dau of Roger Sayer of London)
  (1) John Turton 'of Orgreave', Sheriff of Staffordshire (bpt 17.01.1688, d 18.08.1774, 2nd son)
  m1. Catherine Benson (bur 22.05.1714, dau of John Benson of London)
  (A)+ issue - William (dsp), Catharine of Lichfield (bur 31.08.1777)
  m2. Jane Beeford (dau of G. Beeford of Ealing)
  (C) Elizabeth Turton (bpt 19.09.1723, bur 30.03.1741)
(D) Jane Turton
  m. (24.06.1742) Sir Philip Musgrave, Bart (d 05.07.1795)
  m3. Mabella Swinfen (bur 1773, dau of Samuel Swinfen of Swinfen by dau of Ralph Fretwell of Hellaby)
  (E) John Turton of Sugnall (a 1797)
  m. Mary Meysey (b 1710, d 1862, dau of Rev. Thomas Meysey of Perton)
(i) Mary Ann Turton
  m. Thomas Plumer
  (ii) Elizabeth Turton probably the Eliza who married ...
  m. Richard Thompson of Kirby Hall
  (iii) Jane Turton probably the Jane who married ...
  m. Charles Thompson (b 19.01.1781, d 1829)
  (iv)+ other issue - John, William, Henry, Mabella, Frances, Harriet, Maria
  (F) Elizabeth Turton
  m. George Parker of Lichfield
  (G) Mabella Turton (b 10.11.1748)
  m. Rev. T. Whitby of Creswell
  (2) Elizabeth Turton (bpt 23.01.1686)
  m. Paul Foley of Prestwood
(3)+ other issue - John (bpt 13.12.1685, bur 04.01.1685/6), Thomas (bpt 29.02.1691, bur 08.04.1692), William (bpt 20.02.1689, bur 03.03.1702)
  b. John Turton (b 1659-60, bur 01.09.1677)
  c. Elizabeth Turton (b c1661)
  m. _ Davies
  d. Mary Turton (bpt 28.03.1665)
  m. _ Walcott
  e. Margaret Turton (b 23.01.1666)
  m. George Parker of Parkhall (bur 24.04.1716)
  f. Ann Turton
  m. Thomas Mulso
  vi. Philip Turton of Alrewas (bur 1688, youngest son?)
  a. John Turton (2nd son)
  m. Mary Worfield
  b. Dorothy Turton
  m. John Wallis
  c.+ other issue - William, Philip (bpt 14.03.1675), Elianor (bpt 01.08.1666), Mary (bpt 01.04.1672, bur 02.06.1672), Mary (bpt 03.12.1673), Elizabeth (bpt 09.09.1677)
  vii.+ other issue - William (b 01.1663), Elizabeth (b c1662)
  B. John Turton of West Bromwich
  m. Elizabeth Haw (dau of John Haw of Walshall)
  i. William Turton (b c1627, a 1663)
  m. Sarah Smallbrooke (dau of Thomas Smallbrooke of Birmingham)
  a.+ issue (d young) - William, John, Sarah, Elizabeth
  m2. Eleanor Page (dau of Robert Page of Laytonshtone)
  e. William Turton (b c01.1663, youngest son)
  Visitation (1663) reports that William was ancestor of Sir Thomas of Starborough Castle, Bart. The information below comes from various web sites.
  (1) ?? Turton father of grandfather of...
(A) William Turton of Soundes House, Oxfordshire
  m1. Mary Freeman (b 1721-2, d 13.07.1751, dau of John Paul Freeman of Ellerton Abby)
  m2. Jane Clarke (dau of Thomas Clarke of Hertford)
  (i) Sir Thomas Turton of Starborough Castle & Felcourt, 1st Bart (b 27.09.1764, d 17.04.1844)
  (a) Sir Thomas Edward Mitchell Turton of Felcourt, 2nd Bart (b 08.11.1790, dspml 13.04.1854) had issue
  m. (spm) Maria Louisa Hume Denman (a 1853)
  p. Adeline Maria St. Clair
  (b) Susannah Turton probably of this generation
  m. (1830) James Pattison St. Clair of Felcourt Lodge (b 1780, d 03.01.1867, Colonel
  (ii) Frances Turton (d 1795) probably of this generation
  m. John Benett (rector of Donhead St. Andrew & Ower Moigne)
  (iii)+ other issue
  f.+ other issue - John (b 1659/60), Elizabeth (b 1661/2)
  ii. John Turton (dsp)
  iii. Elizabeth Turton
  m. Thomas Whitby of Great Heywood (d 1664)
  iv. Sarah Turton
  m. John Flaxiver of Cattell
  v. Mary Turton
  m. Thomas Foden of Fulford
3. Thomas Turton of West Bromwich
  A. William Turton
  B. Michael Turton of Wolverhampton had issue (9 or 10 children)
  m. _ Hayes of Wolverhampton
4.+ other issue - Anne, Eleanor

Main source(s): The pedigree of Turton within the Alrewas section of 'Shaw's Staffordshire' (as kindly provided by a contributor (MF, 07.12.07)) with support from Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, Turton of Alrewas), Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, Turton of West Bromwich), Visitation (Staffordshire, 1664-1700, Turton)
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