Name: John Dennis
Birth: ABT 1319 in Giddecote, Devon
Change Date: 23 FEB 2012
The Dennises of Orleigh married heiresses or co-heiresses of Bolhay, alias Boway, Esse, Thorn, and Giffard of Theoborough. This branch became extinct about the year 1700; the co-heiresses married Sir Thomas Hamson, Bart., and Glynn, of Glynn.
John Dennis, a younger son of the Orleigh branch, in the reign of Edward I., married the heiress of Dabernon, of Bradford Dabernon, and was ancestor of the Dennis's of Bradford and of Holcombe Burnell. The heiress of the Bradford branch, after seven descents, married Giffard of Yeo. This branch had married the heiresses of Bokerell, and Christenstow, of Wycroft.
(?General history: Families removed since 1620', Magna Britannia: volume 6: Devonshire (1822), pp. CLXXIII-CCXXV.)
Father: Walter Dennis b: ABT 1298
Jane Dabernon b: ABT 1321 in Clovelly, Devon
- Walter Dennis b: ABT 1380