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Edward Yelverton, Eleventh Great-Grandfather

September 15, 2016

 

Yelverton Family Tree

Yelverton Family Tree

My 11th great-grandfather lived in England when religion was a dangerous thing.  He and his wife were on a list of “popish Recusants” kept by Queen Elizabeth.  He was imprisoned for getting caught with Jesuits in his home.  He was a graduate of Peterhouse College.  His grave lies beneath the pavement of Sandringham Church. Location: Grimstonmanor, Norfolk,England

Edward Yelverton (1559 – 1623)
11th great-grandfather
Elishua Miller Yelverton (1592 – 1688)
daughter of Edward Yelverton
Yelverton Crowell (1621 – 1683)
son of Elishua Miller Yelverton
Elishua Crowell (1643 – 1708)
daughter of Yelverton Crowell
Yelverton Gifford (1676 – 1772)
son of Elishua Crowell
Ann Gifford (1715 – 1795)
daughter of Yelverton Gifford
Frances Congdon (1738 – 1755)
daughter of Ann Gifford
Samuel Thomas Sweet (1765 – 1844)
son of Frances Congdon
Valentine Sweet (1791 – 1858)
son of Samuel Thomas Sweet
Sarah LaVina Sweet (1840 – 1923)
daughter of Valentine Sweet
Jason A Morse (1862 – 1932)
son of Sarah LaVina Sweet
Ernest Abner Morse (1890 – 1965)
son of Jason A Morse
Richard Arden Morse (1920 – 2004)
son of Ernest Abner Morse
Pamela Morse
I am the daughter of Richard Arden Morse

Nazareth was known as the “virtuous and loving wife’ of Edward Yelverton. But she was also known as “an obstinate Recusant” and was listed as a “popish Recusant” which is a yearly list since the beginning of Elizabeth’s reign, and is a list of Catholics who refused to attend the worship of the Established Church, and denied the spiritual supremacy of the cross and were subjected to cruel penalties and fees.

Edward Yelverton, her spouse, was also named on the list of “Popish Recusants in Norforld and Suffolk. He was the son of William Yelverton of Rougham. Edward was born in Rougham and moved to Grim stone Manor, then to Appleton. He also had a small house in Wolferton. His grave lies beneath the pavement of Sandringham Church.
Edward inherited Estates at Grimstone. He received Jesuits there and was imprisoned in 1598.
Edward went to Peterhouse College and received a B.A. 1579-80

His grave lies beneath the pavement of Sandringham Church.

His grave lies beneath the pavement of Sandringham Church.

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Wow! This is more dramatic than the previous post! Incredible!

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Stevie Wilson (@LAStory)

September 17, 2016

Pretty cool hx. My sil ‘s mom had done extensive geneology and traced their hx back to 1312, to one Sir Henry Baker in England.. The tree did not say who the spouse wa.

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Cindy Czocher

September 17, 2016

1312 is very impressive Cindy.

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Pamela Morse

September 17, 2016

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