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Richard Prowse

Male Abt 1407 - Aft 1449  (~ 43 years)


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  • Name Richard Prowse  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1407  of Chagford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1449  [4
    Person ID I18681  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2018 

    Father John Prowse,   b. Abt 1377, of Chagford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1446  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Agnes Bamfield,   b. Between 1377 and 1386,   d. Aft 1434  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1406  [3
    Family ID F11346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Norton 
    Married Abt 1435  [3, 4
    Children 
    +1. John Prowse,   b. Abt 1436, of Chagford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1526  (Age ~ 90 years)
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F11342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1564 visitation of Devon puts a "William Prows" between the Richard Prowse who married Margaret Norton and the John Prowse who married Agnes Bamfield. To our knowlwdge, no other source does this.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2494] The Visitation of the County of Devon in the Year 1564: With Additions from the Earlier Visitation of 1531 by William Harvey; ed. Frederic Thomas Colby. Exeter, 1881.

    2. [S699] The Visitations of the County of Devon, Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, & 1620, with additions by J. L. Vivian. Devon: 1895.

    3. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    4. [S804] Charles Fitch-Northen, "The Trowbridge Ancestry." The Genealogist 9:3, Spring 1988.