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John Hesketh 1690-1770

Born: 1690 and died 1770.

Son of: Roger Hesketh (1646-1720) and Mary Gelibrand (born 1657).

Brother of:

  1. Ursula Hesketh (1679-1679).
  2. Ursula Leadbetter nee Hesketh (1680-????) who married Henry Leadbetter.
  3. Ann Hannah Bradshaw nee Hesketh (1681-????) who married Edward Bradshaw.
  4. Hannah Layland nee Hesketh (1682-1709) who married Ralph Layland.
  5. Robert Hesketh (1684-1723) who married Sarah Bennet. Robert had a grandson Fleetwood Hesketh (1738-1769) who married Frances Bold (1735-1809).
  6. Elizabeth Halliwell nee Hesketh (1686-????) who married 1st Henry Freckleton and 2nd Lawrence Halliwell.
  7. Mary Parr nee Hesketh (1688-????) who married Jonas Parr.
  8. Sarah Hesketh (1693-????).
  9. Ellen Barton nee Hesketh (1694-????) who married Henry Barton.
  10. Thomas Hesketh (1696-1696).
  11. Roger Hesketh (1698-1702).


John married:
1st Margaret Singleton in 1715 at St. Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe in London.
2nd Sarah.

John had issue:

Roger Hesketh born 1716


Thomas Hesketh born 1718

Robert Hesketh, 1719-1793 who married Catherine Holding

John 1721-1757 who married Margaret

Ann, born 1723, who married John Williams

Roger, 1726-1781, who married Sarah Johnson

Mary born 1728

Henry born 1729 or 1730

Joseph born 1732

Margaret, 1735-1755, who married Peter Morgan

William, 1738-1793, mayor of Liverpool 1783-1784, who married Margaret Pemberton in 1787 and they had a son William.



We know about Robert from the book 'Our Men in Brazil' by Ian Sargen, 2009.

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