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Robert Vowell alias Hooker, Mayor of Exeter

Male Bef 1467 - 1537  (> 70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert Vowell alias Hooker, Mayor of Exeter was born before 1467 in of Exeter, Devon, England (son of John Vowell alias Hooker and Agnes Drewell); died on 9 Aug 1537.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 9 Aug 1538

    Notes:

    Mayor of Exeter in 1520. Member of Parliament for Exeter in 1529 and 1536. He died of the plague.

    "The Vowell family had originated in Pembrokeshire, acquiring the name Hooker through marriage to a Hampshire heiress in the fifteenth century; however, John's forebears usually styled themselves Vowell, and John himself was known by that name for much of his life. By the early sixteenth century the family had been prominent in Exeter for several generations." [Oxford Dictionary of National Biography]

    Family/Spouse: Agnes Doble. Agnes (daughter of John Doble) was born in in of Woodbridge, Suffolk, England; died after Aug 1538. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Roger Hooker
    2. John Hooker alias Vowell was born about 1524 in of Exeter, Devon, England; died between 26 Jan 1601 and 15 Sep 1601 in Exeter, Devon, England; was buried in St. Mary Major, Exeter, Devon, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Vowell alias Hooker (son of John Vowell alias Hooker and Margery Bolter); died in 1493.

    John married Agnes Drewell. Agnes (daughter of Richard Drewell and Joan Kelley) died before Aug 1534. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Agnes Drewell (daughter of Richard Drewell and Joan Kelley); died before Aug 1534.
    Children:
    1. 1. Robert Vowell alias Hooker, Mayor of Exeter was born before 1467 in of Exeter, Devon, England; died on 9 Aug 1537.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Vowell alias Hooker (son of John Vowell alias Hooker).

    John married Margery Bolter. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Margery Bolter (daughter of Roger Bolter).
    Children:
    1. 2. John Vowell alias Hooker died in 1493.

  3. 6.  Richard Drewell was born in in of Exeter, Devon, England.

    Richard married Joan Kelley. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Joan Kelley (daughter of John Kelley and Julyan Wilford).
    Children:
    1. 3. Agnes Drewell died before Aug 1534.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Vowell alias Hooker (son of Jago Vowell and Alice Hooker).
    Children:
    1. 4. John Vowell alias Hooker

  2. 10.  Roger Bolter
    Children:
    1. 5. Margery Bolter

  3. 14.  John Kelley

    John married Julyan Wilford. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 15.  Julyan Wilford (daughter of Robert Wilford).
    Children:
    1. 7. Joan Kelley