The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I15177
  • Name: John de WONWELL 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1410 in Wonwell Court, Kingston, Devon, England
  • Note:
    CP and many other sources stated that Elizabeth was name Hingeston, but that was the name of her 1st husband (also known as Hyndeston). She was the dau. and heiress of John de Wonwell or Wonwell, of Wonwell Court, which had been held by the family since the time of Edward I.


    Wonwell Court, Kingston, Devon:

    KINGSTON, in the hundred of Ermington and in the deanery of Plympton, lies about three miles from Modbury.

    Wonwell, in this parish, gave name to a family who possessed it from an early period, till the reign of Henry VI. They were succeeded by the Hingestons. A co-heiress of Hingeston brought it to the Ayshfords; and the heiress of Ayshford, about the middle of the last century, to Wise. It is now the property of John Wise, Esq., of Totnes. The barton of Langston, in this parish, belongs to Arthur Wise, Esq.

    ['Parishes: Kelly - Knowstone', Magna Britannia: volume 6: Devonshire (1822), pp. 296-306. URL:]

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      1. Has Children Elizabeth de WONWELL b: ABT 1438 in Wonwell Court, Kingston, Devon, England

      1. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
        Page: Brad Verity, 16 Jul 2013
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