The Blood Royal Descent of James Nourse of Virginia - House of Lancaster

1. Edward III, King of England and France=Phillippa of Hainault

2. John Plantagenet of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, K.G.=Katherine Roelt of Hainault

3. Joan Beaufort (Plantagenet)=Sir Ralph Nevill, 1st Earl of Westmoreland, K.G.

4. Sir Edward Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny, K.G.=Elizabeth Beauchamp of Hanley

5. Sir George Neville, 4th Baron Bergavenny=Margaret Fenne of Soulton Burdeleys

6. Sir George Neville, 5th Baron Bergavenny, K.G., P.C.=Mary Stafford of Monmouth

7. Sir Henry Neville, 6th Baron Bergavenny=Frances Manners Baroness le Despencer

8. Mary Neville, Baroness le Despencer=Sir Thomas Fane, Knt., of Badsell

9. Sir Francis Fane, 1st (Fane) Earl of Westmoreland, K.B.=Mary Mildmay of Apethorpe

10. Elizabeth Cope neé Fane, widow of Sir John Cope=William Cope, of Icombe, Esq.

11. Elizabeth Whitney neé Cope, widow of Thomas Whitney=Thomas Geers, of the Marsh, Esq.

12. Elizabeth Geers of Icombe=William Gregory, of How Caple, Esq.

13. Elizabeth Gregory of How Caple=John Nourse, of Weston-under-Penyard, Esq.

14. James Nourse, of Weston-under-Penyard, Esq.=Sarah Foauce of London

Children of James & Sarah Nourse:

i. Joseph Nourse (1754-1841), married Maria Louisa Bull of Philadelphia, and had issue.
ii. Elizabeth Nourse (1755-1755), died in infancy.
iii. Sarah Nourse (1756-1757), died in infancy.
iv. James Nourse, Jr. (1758-1799), married Sarah Benois, of South Carolina, and had issue.
v. Catharine Burton Nourse (1759-1833), married John Esten Cooke, and had issue.
vi. Charles Nourse (1760-1780), died without issue while serving in the Berkeley County militia.
vii. William Nourse (1761-1761), died in infancy.
viii. Robert Nourse (1762-1836), married Rebecca Jameson of Mercer Co., KY, and had issue.
ix. Sarah Nourse (1762-1763), twin sister of Robert Nourse, died in infancy.
x. William Nourse (1763-1836), married Elizabeth Jameson of Mercer Co., KY, and had issue.
xi. Elizabeth Nourse (1765-1846), married Jeremiah Chapline of Frederick Co., MD, and had issue.
xii. Susanna Nourse (1766-1848), married William Riddle of Virginia, and had issue.
xiii. John Nourse (1768-1789), died unmarried and without issue.
xiv. Gabriel Nourse (1770-1839), married Ann Doudle, and had issue.
xv. Phillip Nourse (1771-1771), died in infancy.
xvi. Sarah Anne Nourse (1773-1777), died young.
xvii. Horatio Nourse (1774-1777), died young.
xviii. Michael Nourse (1778-1860), married Mary Rittenhouse of Philadelphia, and had issue.

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