Section AOT: Descendants of Walter de Toft

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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. WALTER1 DE TOFT was born between 1059/60 and 1316, and died between 1119/20 and 1426. [12]
Walter assumed the surname of Toft from the place of his habitation, as was the manner of those elder ages.[12]
Child:
+2i.ROGER2 DE TOFT, b. about 1200; d. after 1230[12].


Generation Two

2. ROGER2 DE TOFT (Walter1), son of (1) Walter1 DE TOFT, was born between 1119 and 1302, and died between 1230 and 1412[12]. [14, 12]
Children:
3i.ROGER3 DE TOFT, b. about 1250/1; m. BEATRIX VENABLES.
+4ii.WILLIAM DE TOFT, b. about 1260; d. before 1316[14]; m. in 1277[14] (AJQ-8) JOAN LOSTOCK, daughter of (AJQ-7) Richard and Emme (de MERTON) DE LOSTOCK.
5iii.MARGARET DE TOFT, b. about 1250; m. in 1272[12] WILLIAM MANWARING.


Generation Three

4. WILLIAM3 DE TOFT (Roger2, Walter1), son of (2) Roger2 DE TOFT, was born between 1166 and 1263, and died between 1277 and 1316[14]. He married in 1277[14], (AJQ-8) JOAN LOSTOCK, daughter of (AJQ-7) Richard and Emme (de MERTON) DE LOSTOCK. [13, 14]
Children:
6i.ROGER4 DE HOLFORD, b. before 1316[14]; d. in 1330[14]; m. MARGERY LE DESPENCER.
+7ii.HENRY HOLFORD, b. about 1250/1; m. MARGERY _____.
8iii.WALTER TOFT, b. about 1250/1.


Generation Four

7. HENRY4 HOLFORD (William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1), son of (4) William3 and (AJQ-8) Joan (LOSTOCK) DE TOFT, was born between 1180/1 and 1317, and died between 1194/5 and 1426. He married MARGERY _____. [14]
Henry's elder brother Roger assumed the surname of Holford from the place of his residence, as was the manner of those ages, which surname the family ever since retained. Roger then died without issue, making Henry the heir.[14]
Children:
+9i.WILLIAM5 HOLFORD, b. about 1300/1; m. ISABEL _____, d. after 1347[14].
10ii.ROGER HOLFORD.


Generation Five

9. WILLIAM5 HOLFORD (Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1), son of (7) Henry4 and Margery (_____) HOLFORD, was born between 1140/1 and 1433, and died between 1250/1 and 1543. He married ISABEL _____, who died after 1347[14]. [14]
Child:
+11i.JOHN6 HOLFORD of Holford, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, b. about 1300/1; m. (HQ-5) JOAN BRUEN, daughter of (HQ-3) Roger BRUEN.


Generation Six

11. JOHN6 HOLFORD (William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1) of Holford, son of (9) William5 and Isabel (_____) HOLFORD, was born between 1250/1 and 1394, and died between 1264/5 and 1504. He married (HQ-5) JOAN BRUEN, daughter of (HQ-3) Roger BRUEN. [14]
Child:
+12i.THOMAS7 HOLFORD, b. about 1350; d. before 1408[14]; m. (HT-2) ALICE BUCKLEY, daughter of (HT-1) William BUCKLEY.


Generation Seven

12. THOMAS7 HOLFORD (John6, William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1), son of (11) John6 and (HQ-5) Joan (BRUEN) HOLFORD, was born between 1288/9 and 1394, and died between 1348/9 and 1408[14]. He married (HT-2) ALICE BUCKLEY, daughter of (HT-1) William BUCKLEY. [14]
Child:
+13i.WILLIAM8 HOLFORD, b. before 1423[14]; d. in 1459[14]; m. (AQP-2) MARGARET VENABLES, daughter of (AQP-1) Sir Richard.


Generation Eight

13. WILLIAM8 HOLFORD (Thomas7, John6, William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1), son of (12) Thomas7 and (HT-2) Alice (BUCKLEY) HOLFORD, was born before 1423[14], and died in 1459[14]. He married (AQP-2) MARGARET VENABLES, daughter of (AQP-1) Sir Richard. [14]
Children:
+14i.THOMAS9 HOLFORD, ESQ., b. about 1410/1; d. in 1464[14]; m. (YZ-2) JOAN LEGH, daughter of (YZ-1) Richard LEGH.
15ii.JOHN HOLFORD, b. about 1410/1.
16iii.HUGH HOLFORD, b. about 1410/1.
17iv.JONET HOLFORD, b. about 1410/1.
18v.MARGERY HOLFORD, b. about 1410/1.


Generation Nine

14. THOMAS9 HOLFORD, ESQ. (William8, Thomas7, John6, William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1), son of (13) William8 and (AQP-2) Margaret (VENABLES) HOLFORD, was born between 1362/3 and 1450, and died in 1464[14]. He married (YZ-2) JOAN LEGH, daughter of (YZ-1) Richard LEGH. [14]
Child:
+19i.THOMAS10 HOLFORD, ESQ. of Holford, b. about 1420/1; d. about 1473[14]; m. (HS-2) MAUD BUCKLEY, daughter of (HS-1) William BUCKLEY.


Generation Ten

19. THOMAS10 HOLFORD, ESQ. (Thomas9, William8, Thomas7, John6, William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1) of Holford, son of (14) Thomas9, Esq. and (YZ-2) Joan (LEGH), was born between 1367/8 and 1465, and died between 1463 and 1483[14]. He married (HS-2) MAUD BUCKLEY, daughter of (HS-1) William BUCKLEY. [14, 15]
Children:
+20i.SIR GEORGE11 HOLFORD, b. about 1450; d. after 1524[15]; m. (ZA-2) ISABEL LEGH of Adlington, Cheshire, daughter of (ZA-1) Robert, Esq..
21ii.RANDLE HOLFORD, b. about 1450/1.
22iii.ROBERT HOLFORD, b. about 1450/1.


Generation Eleven

20. SIR GEORGE11 HOLFORD (Thomas10, Thomas9, William8, Thomas7, John6, William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1), son of (19) Thomas10, Esq. and (HS-2) Maud (BUCKLEY), was born between 1413 and 1484, and died between 1524 and 1593[15]. He married (ZA-2) ISABEL LEGH of Adlington, daughter of (ZA-1) Robert, Esq.. [7, 15]
Sheriff of Cheshire 16 Hen. VIII, 1524.[15]
Children:
+23i.SIR JOHN12 HOLFORD of Holford, b. about 1490; d. about 1546[7]; m. in 1507[7, 15] (GX-37) MARGERY BRERETON, daughter of (GX-23) Ralph BRERETON.
24ii.GEORGE HOLFORD, b. about 1550/1.
25iii.CONSTANCE HOLFORD, b. about 1550/1; m. WILLIAM BRADSHAW.


Generation Twelve

23. SIR JOHN12 HOLFORD (George11, Thomas10, Thomas9, William8, Thomas7, John6, William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1) of Holford, son of (20) Sir George11 and (ZA-2) Isabel (LEGH), was born between 1427/8 and 1493, and died between 1536 and 1556[7]. He married in 1507[7, 15], (GX-37) MARGERY BRERETON, daughter of (GX-23) Ralph BRERETON. [7, 11, 15]
Sheriff of Cheshire 33 Hen. VIII, 1541.[15]
Children:
+26i.SIR THOMAS13 HOLFORD of Holford, b. about 1520; d. on 24 Sept. 1569[7, 15]; m. (1) MARGARET BUTLER; m. (2) (GC-14) JANE BOOTH, daughter of (GC-12) Sir William and (ADL-2) Ellen (MONTGOMERY).
27ii.CHRISTOPHER HOLFORD, b. about 1500/1; m. MARGARET DANYELL.
28iii.ALICE HOLFORD, b. about 1500/1; m. PIERS LEYCESTER.


Generation Thirteen

26. SIR THOMAS13 HOLFORD (John12, George11, Thomas10, Thomas9, William8, Thomas7, John6, William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1) of Holford, son of (23) Sir John12 and (GX-37) Margery (BRERETON), was born between 1459 and 1525, and died on 24 Sept. 1569[7, 15]. He married (1st) MARGARET BUTLER. He married (2nd) (GC-14) JANE BOOTH, daughter of (GC-12) Sir William and (ADL-2) Ellen (MONTGOMERY). [3, 2, 8, 6, 5, 9, 15, 1, 7]
Children of: Sir Thomas13 HOLFORD and Jane BOOTH:
29i.GEORGE14 HOLFORD, b. about 1520.
30ii.THOMAS HOLFORD, b. about 1520.
31iii.JOHN HOLFORD, b. about 1520.
32iv.ELLEN HOLFORD, b. about 1520; m. JOHN CARRINGTON of Carrington, Cheshire.
+33v.DOROTHY HOLFORD, b. about 1540; m. (HQ-11) JOHN BRUEN, ESQ. of Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, d. in 1587[1], son of (HQ-10) John and Mary (OTELEY) BRUEN.
34vi.ELIZABETH HOLFORD, b. about 1520; m. CHARLES MANWARING of Croxton, Cheshire.


Generation Fourteen

33. DOROTHY14 HOLFORD (Thomas13, John12, George11, Thomas10, Thomas9, William8, Thomas7, John6, William5, Henry4, William de TOFT3, Roger2, Walter1), daughter of (26) Sir Thomas13 and (GC-14) Jane (BOOTH), was born between 1504/5 and 1546, and died between 1560 and 1656. She married (HQ-11) JOHN BRUEN, ESQ. of Bruen Stapleford, son of (HQ-10) John and Mary (OTELEY) BRUEN, who died in 1587[1]. [10, 4, 2, 8, 7, 5, 15]
Child: See (HQ-11) John BRUEN, Esq.



1. Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999).
2. von Redlich, Marcellus Donald Alexander R., Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants, Vol. I (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1941), 122, 127, 130.
3. Frederick Lewis Weis, The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 5th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999), (97-14+).
4. Ibid., (97-15).
5. Charles Candee Baldwin, Baldwin Genealogy From 1500 to 1881 (Cleveland, Ohio: Leader Printing Co., 1881), 841; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
6. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 128, 162.
7. Ibid., 162.
8. Gary Boyd Roberts, Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2002), 356.
9. Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr., Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), (33-28+).
10. Ibid., (33-39).
11. Robert Maitland Brereton, The Breretons of Cheshire, 1100 to 1904 A.D. (Portland, Oregon: Irwin-Hodson Co., 1904), 98; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
12. George Ormerod, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester (London: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, 1819), 384; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
13. Ibid., 384, 494.
14. Ibid., 494.
15. Ibid., 495.