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  • Jonathan Rashleigh, MP (1642 - 1702)
    Family and Education bap. 24 July 1642, 1st s. of John Rashleigh (d.1651) of Menabilly by Joan, da. of John Pollexfen of Mothecombe, Devon. educ. Balliol, Oxf. 1659; I. Temple 1662. m. (1) 11 Mar. 1672...
  • Jonathan Rashleigh, MP (1690 - 1764)
    Family and Education b. 19 Jan. 1693, 4th s. of Jonathan Rashleigh, M.P., and bro. of Philip Rashleigh. m. 11 June 1728, Mary, da. of Sir William Clayton, 1st Bt., of Morden, Surr., 9s. 4da. suc. bro. ...
  • Philip Rashleigh, MP (1729 - 1811)
    Family and Education b. 28 Dec. 1729, 1st s. of Jonathan Rashleigh† of Menabilly by Mary, da. of Sir William Clayton, 1st Bt.†, of Marden, Surr. educ. New Coll. Oxf. 1749. m. 17 Apr. 1782, his cos. Jan...
  • Adelaide Rashleigh (1864 - 1923)
  • Adelaide Esther King (1893 - 1942)

About the Rashleigh surname

Genet Leigh and Phillip RAshleigh had an older son than Jonathan. His name was Robert. Had he lived, Jonathan would not have been heir.

Robert Rashleigh, born about 1517-1520; died March 27, 1578; buried Fowey Church, Cornwall; parents Phillip Rashleigh (died 1550) and Genet Leigh (died 1526); md Agnes Colquit (d/o Henry Colquit) she died March 11, 1578;b uried Fowey Church; Their daughter:Lettice Rashleigh, christened July 8, 1548 at Fowey; md John Trewolla on Feb 5, 1570 in Fowey.  They had several children. John Trewolla, Esquire, built the quay at Megavissay. They were married at the Fowey Church where she was baptized. I am descended from this line through the Trewollas who also lived in Truro and went to St. Clement's. (My paternal great grandmother, a Trewolla, came to Richmond, VA pre Civil War. Julia Courtney Habel-Thompson Arlington, Virginia, U.S.

My daughter to a Brit and lives in Oxford,UK.