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William Isham

Birthplace: Pytchley, Northamptonshire, England
Death: after October 4, 1630
Little Harrowden, Northamptonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Euseby Isham, Sheriff of Northamptonshire; Sir Euseby Isham; Ann Isham and Lady Anne Isham
Husband of Mary Isham
Father of Henry Isham, I; Robert George Isham; Anne Walthew; Mary Isham; Euseby Isham and 3 others
Brother of Anne Elizabeth Isham; Mary Dormer; Euseby Isham; Sarah Turvile; Anthony Isham and 5 others

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About William Isham

  • William Isham1
  • M, b. 20 March 1588, d. after 4 October 1630
  • Father Sir Euseby Isham, Sheriff of Northamptonshire b. 26 Feb 1553, d. 11 Jun 1626
  • Mother Anne Borlase b. c 1558, d. Dec 1627
  • William Isham was christened on 20 March 1588 at Braunston, Northamptonshire, England. He married Mary Brett, daughter of William Brett and Mary, on 13 August 1625 at Toddington, Bedfordshire, England; They had 2 sons (Euseby & Henry) and 1 daughter (Anne). William Isham died after 4 October 1630 at Little Harrowden, Northamptonshire, England.
  • Family Mary Brett b. c 1604, d. b 22 Dec 1682
  • Child
    • Henry Isham+ b. c 1628, d. b 11 Sep 1677
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6019] Unknown author, The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants, by Gary Boyd Roberts, p. 338; Family Group Sheets in SLC Archives; Some Descendants of Charlemagne by von Redlich.
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  • The baronetage of England: or The History of the English baronets ..., Volume 1 By William Betham
  • Pg.300-301
  • Sir Euseby Isham of Picheley, and Braunston, Knt. was five years old at the time of his father's death, 36 Eliz. he was sheriff of Northamptonshire; and May 11, 1603 received the honour of knighthood from King James I. at the Charter-house. He was once possessed of a very large estate, built a fair house at Picheley, which is now standing, where he walled in a park, and inclosed the lordship; but after living to a considerable age, he died June 11, 1626; and, as tradition delivers it, in no very good circumstances, though in all appearance his children were well provided for, of whom he had a good number by his Lady, Anne, the daughter of John Borlase of Marlow, in Bucks, Esq. The sons were, 1. John Isham, Esq. who married first Anne, daughter of Sir William Fitz-Williams of Milton, Knt. by whom he had Anne the wife first of William Lane of Horton and Glendon, Esq. and after his decease, of Pierce Walsh, Esq. secondly Elizabeth, daughter of Edmond Dunch of Wittenham, in the county of Berks, Esq. who brought him no issue; he died Dec. 9, 1626. and this last wife Aug. 6, 1657. 2. Euseby, who married Susanna, relict of Daniel Kechen; 3. WILLIAM, who by MARY his wife, had issue, Euseby and Anne; 4. Gregory; 5. Thomas, who married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Denton of Hillersdon, in bucks, Knt. by whom he had Thomas Isham of the Middle Temple, who died a bachelor, July 17, 1676, aged 30, besides a son and daughter that died young. 6. Anthony. Sir Euseby's daughters were, Anne, who died an infant: another Anne, the wife of Edward Glover of Baxterley, in Warwickshire, Esq. Mary, first the wife of Edward Reede of Cottesbrooke, Esq. and afterwards of Sir Fleetwood Dormer of Lee-grange, in Buckinghamshire, Knt. Sarah, of Henry Turvile of Thurleston, in the county of Leicester, Esq. Susanna, of John Faldo of Goldington-Green, in the county of Bedford, Esq. and Elizabeth.
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  • A genealogy of the wives of the American presidents and their first two ... By Craig Hart
  • Pg.136-139
  • Martha Wayles, b. October 19, 1748, Chesterfield Co., Va.; d. September 6, 1782, Monticello, Charlottesville, Va., m.(1) Bathurst Skelton, m(2) January 1, 1772, Thomas Jefferson, b. April 13, 1743, Virginia; d. Monticello
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  • Henry Isham, b. 1628, England; d. 1675, m. Katherine Banks, b. 1632, England
  • G-5
  • William Isham, b. March 20, 1587 or 1588, Pytchley, England; d. 1631, Pytchley, England, m. Mary Brett, b. 1603, Toddington, England; d. 1675
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  • Eusby Isham, b. February 26, 1582, England; d. June 11, 1626, England m. Anne Borlase, b. 1556, England; d. January 6, 1628, England
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Born Little Harrowden Northamptonshire, England Married Mary (Brett) Isham at Toddington, Bedfordshire 13 August 1625. Father of Henry Isham (1628 - 1678). Wm. was living in Little Harrowden, Northamptonshire, England in 1630. Death Place: Little Harrowden

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William Isham's Timeline

March 20, 1588
Pytchley, Northamptonshire, England
June 7, 1626
Age 38
of, Pytchley, Northhamptonshire, England
March 1, 1627
Age 38
Pytchley, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 39
Northamptonshire, England
April 26, 1629
Age 41
Broughton, Northamptonshire, England
October 4, 1630
Age 42
Little Harrowden, Northamptonshire, England
Age 41
Age 42
Charles City County, Virginia Colony