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  • John 'Merino' Macarthur (c.1767 - 1834)
    John and Elizabeth Macarthur were married in Devonshire in England in 1788. John, the son of a mercer and draper (a seller of fabric and sewing materials) was one of fourteen children. He first joine...
  • Anthony John Huxtable (1893 - 1947)
    Baptism: 25 Oct 1895 St Mary, Lancaster, Lancashire, England Anthony Huxtable - [Child] of John Huxtable & Alice Born: 10 Oct 1893 Abode: 50 Salisbury Rd. Occupation: Gardener Baptised by: Ge...
  • Rt. Rev John Bridgeman, Bishop of Chester (1577 - 1652)
    From Wikipedia, December 2014: John Bridgeman (2 November 1577 – 11 November 1652)[1] was an English Anglican clergyman. Born in Exeter, he was the eldest son of Thomas Bridgeman and grandso...
  • Charles Farringdon (Magna Carta Surety Descent) (1500 - d.)
    We are indebted to Wendy (Gwendolyn Jean Edmands) Pearson for research in this line. See My Lines ( ) from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA ( )
  • Margery (Magna Carta Surety Descent) (c.1500 - 1533)
    We are indebted to Wendy (Gwendolyn Jean Edmands) Pearson for research in this line. See My Lines ( ) from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA ( ) ________________________ 'Stukeley1' It ...

People Connected to Devon

Historic County of England

See also

Devon - Main Page
Devon Genealogical Resources
Historic Buildings of Devon
Devon Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Devon to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Devon Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Devon can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Devon can be placed in the following groups.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Devon which covers the History of Devon and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Devon - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Devon who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Devon families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Heads of Devon Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.

























Emigrants from Devon

Please add the names of people from Devon who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States

The following Lock(e) Family originated in Chittlehampton, Devon, England




Rowe Family of Jamaica

South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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