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Jane Eltonhead (b. Abt. 1618, d. Bef. December 12, 1660)Jane Eltonhead was born Abt. 1618 in Eltonhead, Lancashire, England, and died Bef. December 12, 1660 in Calvert County, Maryland.She married Cuthbert Fenwick on August 01, 1649 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
Notes for Jane Eltonhead:
Jane Fenwick's will was proved in Calvert County. Maryland in 1660. (Prov. Court S:219 & will 1:114)
According to "The Corbin Family," published in Genealogies of Virginia Families (22:322), Jane was the daughter of Richard Eltonhead of Eltonhead, who appears in the 1663-4 Visitation of Lancashire, England, thus sister of William Eltonhead, a member of the Maryland Council. Other siblings named were her sister, Eleanor, who married first Capt. William Brocas, and second, Col. John Carter, both men members of the Virginia Council; her sister Agatha, who married first Ralph Wormelely of Rosegill, Middlesex; and second Sir Henry Chichley, Governor of Virginia; her sister, Martha, who married Edwin Conway of Lancaster County, Virginia (formerly of Worcestershire); and her sister, Alice, who married first Roland Burnham, then Henry Corbin and third, Henry Creyke.
Her father, Richard Eltonhead, recieved the Manor of Eltonhead upon the death of his uncle.Of Richard's eight daughters, five and possibly six eventually emigrated to Virginia or Maryland.Possibly the Cromwellian period of their exodus had made life more difficult.
Jane's twelfth great grandfather was William Le Norreys, Lord of Eltonhead.His establishment of his esteemed position was that which alligned his family with other Royal lineage.The surname, Norreys, was dropped in favor of Eltonhead within the next generation.
Through her lineage, she is also, as her husband was, a descendent of King Henry III of England.Through her relations of many Royal lines, she is also descended via Hameline Plantagenet, the Earl of Surrey, to the Royal lines of France and Italy.Her other notable ancestors are that of King Henri of France, her eighteenth great grandfather; King Erik Segersall of Sweden, her twenty-first great grandfather; Emperor Louis of the Holy Roman Empire, her twenty-fourth great-grandfather; and also a twenty-fourth great grandfather, Charlemagne.
More About Jane Eltonhead:
Record Change: December 06, 2003
More About Jane Eltonhead and Cuthbert Fenwick:
Marriage: August 01, 1649, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
Children of Jane Eltonhead and Cuthbert Fenwick are:
- +Richard Fenwick, b. Abt. 1653, St. Mary's County, Maryland, d. April 26, 1714, St. Mary's County, Maryland.