'Yeo2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Yeo of Broadworthy, Yeo of Hatherley, Yeo of Huish (Huishe)

Nicholas Yeo
BLG1886 follows the line of Nicholas's 2nd son, Leonard, but does not mention Nicholas's 1st wife, thereby showing Joan Libb as mother of John. Vivian identifies John's mother as ...
m1. Love of Tavistock
1. John Yeo of Hatherley, Devon
m. Anne Honychurch (dau of William Honychurch of Devon)
  A. Robert Yeo of Hatherley
  m. Mary or Margaret Gifford (dau of Hugh Gifford, m2. Lewis Pollard)
  i. John Yeo of Reed in Hatherley
  m. (28.10.1598) Rebecka Rolle (dau of Henry Rolle of Heanton Sachvile)
  a.+ issue - John, Samwell, William, Leonard, Robert, Bartholomew, Robert, Susan. Jaquett, Frances, Margaret
  ii. Hugh Yeo
  B. William Yeo 'of Braunton' (a 1586) had issue
  m. (08.03.1545-6) Awdrie Stucley (dau of Hugh (not Lewis) Stucley, m2. Roger Gifford)
  C. Leonard Yeo of North Petherwin (a 1586, younger son?) had issue
  m. Gertrude Stapleton (dau/heir of George Stapleton of Kempstone, widow of Baldwin Acland of Hawkeridge)
  i. Ebbott Yeo possibly of this generation
  m. Arthur Arscott of Dunsland (a 1620, d 1662)
  D. Arminell Yeo
  m. William Weekes
  E.+ other issue - Edmond (dsp), John (a 1586), Joane, Mary
m2. Jone/Joan Libb of Wiltshire
2. Leonard Yeo of Bow (London) & Exeter (d before 27.10.1586)
  m1. Armyrell Corbett (widow of Christopher Beresforde of London)
  A. George Yeo of Huishe & Hatherleye (b 09.12.1536, d before 16.06.1607)
  m. Elizabeth Smithe (a 1605, dau/coheir of Nicholas Smithe of Great Totnes)
  i. Leonard Yeo of Huishe & Colaton (b 08.1568, d 09.05.1642)
  m. (24.10.1596) Sara Fortescue (a 1642, dau of Hugh Fortescue of Philly & Weare)
  BLG1886 shows Leonard & Sara as parents of the George who m. Gertrude Coffin. Vivian shows 2 intervening generations.
a. George Yeo of Huish (b 20.02.1597, d 10.01.1671)
  m. (08.07.1621) Elizabeth Basset (a 1642, dau of Sir Robert Basset of Umberleigh)
  (1) Leonard Yeo of Huish
  m. Jone (b c1627, d 06.11.1702)
  (A) George Yeo of Huish (b 23.09.1653, d 07.09.1714)
m. (05.10.1682) Gertrude Coffin (d 06.02.1700-1, dau of Richard Coffin of Porthledge)
  (i) Richard Yeo (b 12.09.1687, d 23.05.1750, 3rd son)
  m. (25.06.1711) Elizabeth Dell (d 19.02.1749)
  (a) George Yeo (b 20.08.1712, d 01.05.1750)
  m. (24.01.1737) Anne Berisford (dau of Edward Berisford of Sudbrook)
  ((1)) Edward Rouse (Rooe) Yeo, last of Huish (b 03.07.1742, d unm 24.12.1782)
  ((2))+ other issue - Isabella Elizabeth (b 26.10.1733, d 08.1739), Isabella (b 05.06.1740)
  (b) Richard Yeo (b 14.12.1718, d 05.1782, 3rd son)
  m. (1750) Elizabeth Beanband
  The connection shown by Vivian from Richard & Elizabeth to the following Beaple is dotted, implying some uncertainty. However, Vivian notes that Beaple was "heir to his cousin Edward Rouse Yeo of Huish" which would appear at least to show that Beaple was of the next generation. BLG1886 identifies Beaple as the representative of the family after Edward Rouse Yeo but does not report how the connection arose.
  ((1)) Beaple Yeo (a 1782, rector of Atherington)
  ((A)) William Mounier Yeo of Clifton (d 02.03.1809)
  m. (02.07.1787) Phillis Arundell O'Neill (d 26.02.1846, dau/heir of Clotworthy O'Neill of Ireland by Mary, dau/coheir of Thomas Arundell of Trevelver (by a dau of Warre of Somerset) son of John of Trevelver & Padstow)
  ((i)) William Arundell Yeo of Fremington, Sheriff of Devon (d 20.04.1862) had issue
  m. Eliza Bernard (dau of Dr. Charles Edward Bernard of Bristol)
  ((ii))+ other issue - George Barlow Roch, Beaple
  (c) Jane Yeo (b 02.05.1721)
  m. (23.04.1756) Joseph Freeman of Plymouth
  (d) Susanna Yeo (b 26.10.1722)
  m. (26.06.1766) Rev. Leonard Herring
(e)+ other issue - John (b 24.07.1716, d 28.12.1764), Elizabeth (b 11.09.1713, bur 28.02.1732), Gertrude (b 26.03.1715), Mary (b 02.09.1717)
  (ii) Leonard Yeo (b 26.03.1684, bur 31.05.1684)
  (iii) George Yeo (b 16.07.1686, d 19.12.1704)
  Vivian gives dates for George which suggest that he did not marry. BLG1886 suggests that this was the George who was father of Edward Rouse Yeo "who sold the estate of Huish". We show that George as son of this George's eldest brother.
  (B) Robert Yeo (b 27.9.1657, dsp, 4th son)
  m. (c05.1696) Mary Nicolls (a 1707, dau of John Nicolls of Trehayne)
  (C)+ other issue - John (b 05.09.1654, d infant), Leonard (b 06.04.1656, d infant), John (b 17.03.1658), Thomas (b 05.06.1663), Jone (b 12.03.1660, d unm 31.01.1725), Elizabeth (b 13.10.1661, d young)
(2) Sarah Yeo (b 13.10.1628, d 07.05.1656)
  m. Richard Gerveis
  (3)+ other issue - Arthur (b 01.08.1626), George (b 20.06.1638, d 17.07.1647), Elizabeth (b 01.05.1622), Anne (b 18.10.1635, d 30.11.1644), Mary (b 14.10.1640, d 31.10.1656)
  b.+ other issue - Arthur (b 04.04.1603, a 1642), Leonard (b 06.08.1608, d 29.11.1606), Anthony (b 08.05.1611, a 1642), Elizabeth (b 25.05.1601, d infant), Elizabeth (b 26.05.1603, a 1695), daughter?, Sara (b 23.05.1605), Margaret (b 04.12.1606)
  ii. John Yeo (b 19.03.1569, a 1605) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Fortescue (dau of William Fortescue of Filleigh, m2. John Herle of West Buckland)
  iii. Nicholas Yeo (b 10.1579, a 1605, 4th son)
  m. (03.09.1612) Catherine Foreland (dau of Walter Foreland)
iv. George Yeo probably of this generation
  m. Dorothy Fortescue (dau of John Fortescue, son of Hugh Fortescue of Philly & Weare)
  v. Mary Yeo (b 10.10.1564, a 1605)
  m. Marke Cooke of Northtawton (a 1605)
  vi. Margaret Yeo (b 07.1567, a 1605)
  m1. John Nele (d before 1605)
  m2. John Robins (a 1605)
  vii.+ other issue - Jeremy (b 06.06.1575, a 1605), Arminell (b 02.1565, a 1605)
  B. Mary Yeo (b 13.08.1542, d before 1586)
  m. (19.10.1561) Nicholas Martyn of Exeter
  C. Millicent Yeo (a 1605)
  m1. Henry Bricknol of Plymouth (a 1586)
  m2. _ Waller
  D.+ other issue - Nicholas (b 05.02.1538, d by 1586), Robert (b 03.12.1540, d by 1586), Margaret (b 25.02.1543), Elizabeth (b 11.07.1545)
  m2. (sp) Dionisia Dotyn (dau of William Dotyn of Harberton)
3. Margaret Yeo



Identified by their coat of arms as probably closely connected to the above family was ...
John Yeo of Otworthie (Atworthy), Devon
m. _ Anderton
1. John Yeo of Broadworthie
  m. Joyce Hill (dau of Robert Hill of Heligan)
  A. Robert Yeo of Broadworthy (a 1620)
  m. Alice Kelley (dau of Oliver Kelley of Kelley)
  i.+ issue - Oliver in London, James, Edmond, Samwell, John, Robert, Jonathan
2. daughter
  m. Stephen Corrie

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 17.11.11) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Yeo of Huish', p834+) with a little support from BLG1886 ('Yeo of Fremington')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 14.06.18) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Yeo of Bradworthy', p839)
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