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John Wentworth

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Birthplace: North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Kirby, North Yorkshire, England
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Son of Sir John Wentworth, Sr. and Joan de Tyas
Husband of Agnes Wentworth
Father of Ralph Wentworth; Richard Wentworth; Sir Roger Wentworth; John Wentworth, of North Elmsall, and Thomas Wentworth
Half brother of Lord John Payne 1

Occupation: Knight
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About Sir John Wentworth

Eric Anderson had birth date 1365

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John Wentworth was born circa 1370 at Elmshall, North Yorkshire, England.

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  • John Wentworth, Esq.1
  • M, d. after 1413
  • Father John Wentworth, Esq. d. a 1314
  • Mother Joan de Tyas
  • John Wentworth, Esq. was born at of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England. He married Agnes Dornsfield, daughter of William Dornfield. John Wentworth, Esq. died after 1413.
  • Family Agnes Dornsfield
  • Children
    • Roger Wentworth, Esq.+ d. 24 Oct 1452
    • John Wentworth, Esq.+
    • Sir Roger Wentworth d. 21 Oct 1452
    • Thomas Wentworth
    • Richard Wentworth, Esq.+ b. c 1410
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3546] Unknown author, The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, by Ronny O. Bodine, p. 85.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p425.htm#i12763

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  • John WENTWORTH of North Elmsall (Esq.)
  • Born: ABT 1345 / 1369, North Elmsall, York, England
  • Died: 15 Oct 1425
  • Father: John WENTWORTH (Esq.)
  • Mother: Jane (Joan) TYAS
  • Married: Agnes DRONSFIELD (b. ABT 1373) (dau. of William Dronsfield) ABT 1368 / 20 Jan 1407
  • Children:
    • 1. John WENTWORTH of North Elmsall
    • 2. Richard WENTWORTH of Bretton
    • ¿3. Mary WENTWORTH?
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WENTWORTH.htm#John WENTWORTH of North Elmsall (Esq.)1

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  • Richard Wentworth
  • Birth: unknown
  • Death: 1449
  • Third son of John Wentworth of Elmsall by his wife Agnes, sister and co-heiress of Sir William Dronsfield of West Bretton, Richard had property at West Bretton in Yorkshire [de jure matris] and Everton in Nottinghamshire [de jure uxoris]. Died testate with a will dated Dec. 20, 1447 which was proved May 29, 1449 [Testamenta Eboracensia, II, 137]. His wife Cecily was the daughter and heiress of John Tansley of Everton by his wife Alice.
  • Family links:
  • Children:
    • Richard Wentworth (____ - 1488)*
  • Burial: Everton, Holy Trinity Church, Everton, Bassetlaw District, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 120683972
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=120683972

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  • The Wentworth genealogy, comprising the origin of the name, the family in England, and a particular account of Elder William Wentworth, the emigrant, and of his descendants (1870)
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/wentworthgenealo01inwent#page/n93/mode/2up
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/wentworthgenealo01inwent#page/10/mode/1up
  • XI. Sir William Wentworth, of Wentworth-Woodhouse, who married Isabel, daughter and co-heir of William Pollington, Esq., of Pollington, in Yorkshire, (son and heir of Sir Thomas Pollington, Kt.), by whom he had also two sons, viz;—
    • 1. William, and
    • 2. John, of whom hereafter. The eldest son William was afterwards knighted, and continued the direct line of the famly of Wentworth-Woodhouse.
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    • XII. John Wentworth, Esq., of North Elmsall, in Yorkshire, who inherited that estate from his uncle John, and which is at no great distance from Wentworth-Woodhouse, being in the parish of South Kirkby, about nine miles from Doncaster. He married Joan, daughter of Richard le Tyas, of Burghwallis, in Yorkshire, and was succeeded by his only son—
      • XIII. John Wentworth, Esq., of North Elmsall, who married Agnes, sister and co-heir of Sir William Dronsfield, of West Bretton, in Yorkshire, and living in 1413. He had four sons, viz:
        • 1. John, of whom hereafter.
        • 2. Sir Roger Wentworth, who married Margery, relict of John Lord de Roos (who died without issue, 22 March, 1421-2). She was daughter and heir of Philip le Despencer, of Nettlestead,* County Suffolk, by Elizabeth his wife, daughter and heir of Sir Robert Tiptoft, of Nettlestead, and relict of William Scrope, Earl of Wiltshire. Sir Roger settled at Nettlestead, and died before his wife. Lady Margery died 20 April 1478. Her Will was dated 30 August, 1477, and proved 28 May 1478. He was settled at Nettlestead, and became ancestor of the Barons Wentworth of Nettlestead and the Earl of Cleveland. His direct line terminated in Lady Anne Wentworth, who married John, Lord Lovelace. He was also the ancestor of the Wentworths of Gosfield, in the county of Essex, members of which family were scattered over the kingdom, especially in the counties of Bucks, Oxford, and Dorset. From Lady Anne Wentworth, who married John, Lord Lovelace, was descended Anna Isabel (born 1794, and died 16 May, 1860), daughter and heir of Sir Ralph Milbanke and grand daughter of Sir Edward Noel, Baronet, Lord Wentworth. She married, in 1815, the celebrated poet, Lord Byron, whose name was George Gordon, and left an only child, Ada, who married Earl Lovelace, and died, in 1852, leaving children.
        • 3. Thomas, who settled at Doncaster, and died about 1450.
        • 4. Richard, who married Matilda (or Maude), Countess of Cambridge, and became ancestor of the Wentworths of Bretton,* in Yorkshire, among whom was a line of Baronets, the last of whom died in 1792.
        • The direct line was continued by the eldest son—

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  • The Wentworth genealogy By John Wentworth
  • John13 Wentworth, Esq., of North Elmsall, who married Agnes, sister and coheir of Sir William Dronsfield, of West Bretton, in Yorkshire, and was living in 1413. He had four sons, viz. —
  • 1. John14, of whom hereafter.
  • 2. Roger14, of whom hereafter.
  • 3. Thomas14, who settled at Doncaster, and whose Will is dated 9 March 1449-50.
  • 4. Richard14, of Bretton, of whom hereafter.

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  • Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of ..., Volume 1 By William Richard Cutter
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  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalpers00cutt#page/492/mode/1up
  • Few American families have been able to trace their ancestry in England. .... Therefore, the history of the Wentworth family in England as well as America, well authenticated at every step, is a monument to the ability, skill and patience of the family historian, Dr. John Wentworth, as well as a source of satisfaction and pride to all members of the Wentworth family.
  • (I) Reginald Wentworth, or as given in the original spelling, Rynald de Wynterwade, was living at the time of the Norman Conquest, A. D. 1066. At that time there were no surnames. He was merely Reginald of the lordship of Wentworth, a place in the wapentake of Strafford, in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Wentworth is in the parish Wath-upon-Dearn, nine miles from Sheffield. The family of Reginald was Saxon.
  • (II) Henry Wentworth, son of Reginald, succeeded his father.
  • (III) Richard Wentworth, son of Henry, was succeeded by his son.
  • (IV) Michael Wentworth, son of Richard, was succeeded by his son.
  • (V) Henry Wentworth, son of Michael, was succeeded by his son.
  • (VI) Hugh Wentworth, son of Henry, died in 1200.
  • (VII) William Wentworth, son of Hugh (6), was succeeded by his son and heir, Robert Wentworth.
  • (VIII) Robert Wentworth, son of William (7), married Emma Woodhouse, thus acquiring the estate from which the family was subsequently known as the Wentworths of Wentworth-Woodhouse. He was living in the reign of Henry III and Edward I.
  • (IX) William Wentworth, son of Robert (8), of Wentworth-Woodhouse, married Beatrice, daughter of Gilbert Thakel, of Yorkshire. Children: 1. William, mentioned below. 2. Richard, became prebendary of St. Paul's, and in 1338 was made Bishop of London, and in the same year Lord High Chancellor of England. He died 1339, on of the most distinguished men of his day.
  • (X) William Wentworth, son of William (9), married first, 1288, Dionysia, daughter of Peter de Rotherfield; second Lucy, daughter of Sir Adam Newmarch. He died 1295, in the lifetime of his father, at whose death in 1308-09 the family estate went to William (11). Children all by first wife: 1. William mentioned below. 2. John, married Alice daughter of John Bissett.
  • (XI) William Wentworth, son of William (10), inherited Wentworth-Woodhouse. He married Isabel, daughter of William Pollington, ESq., of Pollington, Yorkshire. Children: 1. William, who was knighted and continued the direct line of the family of Wentworth-Woodhouse. 2 John mentioned below.
  • (XII) John Wentworth, son of William (11), of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, inherited that estate from his uncle John Wentworth (11), and which is at no great distance from Wentworth-Woodhouse, being in the parish of South Kirkby, about nine miles from Doncaster. He married Joan, daughter of Richard Tyas, of Burghwallis, Yorkshire.
  • (XIII) John Wentworth, only son of John Wentworth (12), of North Elmsall, married Agnes, sister and co-heir of Sir William Dronsfield, of West Bretton, Yorkshire, and was living in 1413. Sons: 1 John, mentioned below. 2. Roger, married, June, 1423, Margery le Despenser. 3. Thomas, settled in Doncaster; died 1449-50. 4. Richard.
  • (XIV) John Wentworth, Esq., son of John Wentworth (13), of North Elmsall, married Joan, (or Elizabeth, according to some authorities), daughter of Richard Beaumont, Esq., of Whitley Hall, Yorkshire. Sons: 1. John, mentioned below. 2. Roger. 3. William.
  • (XV) John Wentworth, Esq., son of John Wentworth (14), married Elizabeth, daughter of William Calverly, Esq., of Calverly, Yorkshire. Children: 1. Jane, married Wil-
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalpers00cutt#page/493/mode/1up
  • liam Goldthorpe, Esq., of Goldthorpe, Yorkshire. 2 Thomas mentioned below.
  • (XVI) Thomas Wentworth, son of John Wentworth (15), of North Elmsall, married Jane, daughter of Oliver Mirfield, of Howley, Yorkshire, by his wife Isabel, daughter of Sir John Saville, Knt., of Methley Hall, Yorkshire. He died in 1522. Children: 1. John mentioned below. 2. Robert, married Elizabeth Went, settled at South Kirkby. 3. Oliver, mentioned below. 4. William. 5. Thomas. 6. Daughter, married William Hawksworth, Esq. 7. Isabel, married her kinsman, Sir Thomas Wentworth, Knt., of Bretton. (NOTE THE SON JOHN IS NOT MENTIONED BELOW, NOTHING MORE IS MENTIONED OF HIM IN THIS)
  • (XVII) Oliver Wentworth, son of Thomas (16), resided at Goxhill, Lincolnshire, a parish which extends to the Humber, nearly opposite Hull. His will, dated there December 7, 1568, proved January 28 following, bequeathed to sons William and Francis, and Oliver, son of William. Francis, his son, lived at Waltham, Lincolnshire, and died 1612.
  • (XVIII) William Wentworth, son of Oliver Wentworth (17), also settled finally in Waltham, Lincolnshire. His will was dated May 16, 1574, and proved May 24. He was probably buried at North Elmsall. He died, according to an inquisition post mortem, May 22, 1574. He left only two sons, both in the minority, the son Oliver mentioned in the grandfather's will, dying before his father. The son Thomas was born in 1554. He married first, Ellen Gilby Ferrars, daughter of John Gilby of Ravendale and widow of John Ferrars. He married second, Anne —— .
  • (XIX) Christopher Wentworth, son of William Wentworth (18), was born probably in 1556; married August 19, 1583, at the church of St. Peter, t Gowts, in the city of Lincoln, Catherine, youngest daughter of William Marbury Esq., ....

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John Wentworth III was born circa 1345 at Elmshall, North Yorkshire, England.

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1369
June 27, 1369
North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
1383
1383
Age 13
North Elmsall, Yorkshire, , England
1395
July 21, 1395
Age 26
North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
1395
Age 25
North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
1395
Age 25
<Of, Elmshall, Yorkshire, England>
1400
March 9, 1400
Age 30
Yorkshire, England
1425
October 15, 1425
Age 56
Kirby, North Yorkshire, England