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  • ID: I56231
  • Name: Dorothy Hunt
  • Sex: F
  • Note: 1

    Grandmother of Samuel Pepys?s wife.
    Will of Henry Hunt, 1612:
    ?..Then I give unto my loving son in law, Ffrancys KINGSMILL, for a remembrance of me, one ring of gold at the discretion of my executrix hereafter named, and to my loving daughter DOROTHY, wife of the said SIR FRANCYS, five pounds to be paid to her within one year after my decease.
    And I do also give unto DOROTHY KINGSMILL, daughter of my daughter Dorothy, now resident in ( can't read it but could be Ireland) four pounds, to be paid to her at her age of eighteen years or day of marriage whichever shall first happen, if she shall be then living...?
    "Peter Langley" <>
    Gerald Paget in his book on the ancestors of Prince Charles quotes as L 3549 ancestor Sir Francis Kingsmill, baptised 6 January 1570, died 25 July 1620. Gerald Paget does not give a wife to Sir Francis.
    In The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants, page 235, Gary Boyd Roberts mentions that Sir Francis Kingsmill was married to NN Clifford, their daughter Dorothea Kingsmill married Alexander Marchant, Sieur de St.Michel and was the mother of Elizabeth Marchant, wife of the diarist Samuel Pepys.
    In the will of Henry Hunt, of Gosfield Essex, dated 1612, he bequeaths a gold ring to Francis Kingsmill, husband of his daughter Dorothy Hunt, he also leaves money to their daughter Dorothy Kingsmill.
    Then the will was found of Dorothy Kingsmill, nee Hunt's mother, Jane Hunt, nee de Vere, dated 1622 and this mentions her granddaughter Dorothy Kingsmill.
    Could it be that Sir Francis Kingsmill was married twice? That he had daughters Dorothy and Dorothea? Can anyone tell?
  • _UID: A2F24A17564F4F2ABFF3C68882DCE6F84FCB
  • Change Date: 18 MAR 2010

    Father: Henry Hunt b: 1532
    Mother: Jane de Vere

    Marriage 1 Francis Kingsmill b: DEC 1569 in Kingsclere, Hampshire
    • Married:
    1. Has Children William Kingsmill
    2. Has Children Dorothea Kingsmill

    1. Text: Leo van der Pas
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