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Reskymer Boynthon

Also Known As: "Reskymer Bonython"
Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Cornwall, England
Death: April 6, 1627 (54-62)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bonython, Heir of Bonython Manor and Lady Elinor Bonython (Milton, Myliton) Heiress of Pengerswick Castle
Husband of Loveday Kendall
Father of Thomas Bonython
Brother of Edmond Bonython; William Bonython; John Bonython; Elizabeth Bonython; Capt. Richard Bonython and 2 others

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About Reskymer Boynthon


In 1603, and again in 1604, the Comptrollership of the Stannaries in Cornwall and Devon was granted to Richard Bonithon, and again in 1605 Richard Bonithon was appointed keeper of the gaol at Lostwithiel. A little later — in the 17th year of James I., A.D. 1619 — Reskymer Bonython was Sheriff of Cornwall *

Polwhele mentions a Thomas Bonython who was a captain in the Low Country wars.

And in 1625 a John Bonithon was captain and serjeant-major of a regiment levied for the King in Devonshire.

A Richard Bonython, doubtless one of this Cornish family, was one of the first emigrants to America, and settled at Saco, where he died in 1650 .

His son John died about 1684.

Thomes Bonython, of Bonython, married Frances, the daughter of Sir John Parker, of London, and by this marriage there was a son, John Bonythoity who married Ann, daughter of Hugh Trevanion, Esq., of Trelogan.

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Reskymer Boynthon's Timeline

Cornwall, England
Age 28
April 6, 1627
Age 58