Joan Legard

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ChartsAncestors of Adele La Force
Catherine, Dutchess of Cambridge and Adele (Force) Cooke
King Edward III to Reverend William Skepper
King Edward III to Adele (La Force) Cooke
Joan Legard, daughter of Ralph Legard and Isabel Hildyard, was born at East Riding, Yorkshire, England, about 1530.1 She died at Lincolnshire, England, after 7 March 1585/86, when her second husband named her in his will.2

Joan married (1), as his 2nd wife, Richard Skepper, son of Richard Skepper and Audrie [Etheldreda] Grynne, at East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, England, 1550/51;3,1,4 she married (2) Robert Townley, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Boston, Lincolnshire, England, after 26 May 1556.1,4

Family 1

Robert Townley d. 8 Mar 1585/86

Family 2

Richard Skepper b. abt. 1495, d. aft. 26 May 1556
Children
  • Bridget Skepper3 b. abt. 1551, d. bef. 31 Jul 1617
  • Edward Skepper+3,5 b. abt. 1552, d. bef. 10 Nov 1629
  • Thomas Skepper3 b. abt. 1553, d. bef. 1557
  • George Skepper3 b. abt. 1555, d. bt 1606 - 1607

Citations

  1. [S183] James L. Hanson, "The Ancestry of Joan Legard, Grandmother of the Rev. William Skepper/Skipper of Boston, Massachusetts," The American Genealogist 69 (July 1994): 129-139, further cited as Hanson, "Ancestry of Joan Legard."
  2. [S183] Hanson, "Ancestry of Joan Legard," 129.
  3. [S106] Mary Lovering Holman, "The Skepper Family," The American Genealogist 20 (Oct 1943): 77-85, further cited as Holman, "Skepper Family."
  4. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 4:637 (Skepper 19), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  5. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 4:637 (Skepper 20).