ISBN: 1143644085 / ISBN-13: 9781143644085
A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Enjoying Territorial Possessions or High Official Rank, But Uninv
by John Burke
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from ... Show synopsis This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 Excerpt: ...four sons, of whom the eldest, John, was grandfather of the present Joh N N Ew The Levesons of Staffordshire, the senior branch of which family is now represented by the Fowlers, are of great antiquity, and the name ocCuts in the records of the county so early as the reign of Edward I. when Richard Leveson, of Willenhale, was living. He had three sons, I. Richard, d. $. p. n. William, of Wolverhampton, whose lineal descendant, Robert Leveson, esq. of Wolverhampton, left an only daughter to survive him, m. to Charles Fowler, esq. of Pendeford. ui. John, of WillenhaU, from whom descend-ed John Leveson, of Haling, in Kent, who left two daughters, his co-heirs, Christian, m. to Sir Peter Temple, bart. Frances, m. to Sir Thomas Gower, bart. r of the present Duke of Suther Ton Lane, esq. of King's Bromley. (See vol. i. p. 174). Elizabeth, (who d. 14th June, 1784, ) m. to the Rev. William Inge, A.M. canon residentiary of Lichfield, grandson of William Inge, esq. of Thorpe, and had William, in holy orders; Charles, rector of Newton, and vicar of Rugeley; Richard, of Shrewsbury, and Elizabeth. Mr. Fowler, survived his two sons, and was i. by his nephew, Thomas Fowler, esq. of Pendeford, who m. Miss Leversage, and had by her one son and three daughters, namely, Thomas, his heir. Barbara, m. to Thomas Lane, esq. of the Grange, in Essex, and had four sons and two daughters, Thomas, John, Charles, and Richard, Sarah, m. to William Cotton, esq. and Jane, d. young. (See vol. i. p. 176.) Mary, m. to her cousin Richard Inge, esq. of Shrewsbury, son of the Rev. William Inge, canon of Lichfield. Diana, m. to the Rev. Mr. Walter. Mr. Fowler died in 1796, and was s. by his son, Thomas Leversagefowler, esq. of Pendeford, who m. his cousin, Harriet Fowler, and had three sons and t...