Shelby  County,  Indiana


Taken from the book, Robert Kitchel & his family, published 1879

File given to Norman & June Barnett at the Grover Museum, summer 2002.
Copied by Melinda Weaver.
An * indicates that Melinda added some of her own notes.
Melinda also corrected some of the spelling errors, unless they were in " " marks.

First Generation

          Robert Kitchel  was born in England 1604 and died 1672, at Newark, New Jersey.  He married  Margaret Sheaffe  who died 1682.  She was the daughter of  Edward Sheaffe, of Cranbrook, Kent, England.  Robert Kitchel left England, April 26, 1639, in company with a band of European refugees led by  Reverend Henry Whitfield.  They arrived in the first vessel that landed in the harbor of Quinnipiac, now New Haven, Conn.  While yet on shipboard, the company bound themselves by a “Plantation Covenant” to sit down and join themselves together in one certain plantation.  They settled in Guilford in order to be outside the jurisdiction of the Connecticut colony, which they suspected of serious deflection of Puritan principles.
          Robert Kitchel was a leader in the community.  His signature stands first among the “Plantation Covenant”.  There is evidence that he was a man of considerable estate.  The Guilford settlers were generally men of character, culture, and substance.  Robert Kitchel was representative from Guilford from New Haven in 1650, 1656, 1661, 1662, and 1663.

Second Generation

Children of Robert & Margaret Shaeffe Kitchel

          Samuel  was born in England 1633.  He died in Newark, N.J. on April 26, 1690.  He married  Elizabeth Wakeman  first.  Second, he married  Grace Pierson.  She was born July 13, 1650 at Bradford, Conn.  She was the daughter of  Rev. Abraham Pierson, leader in the Newark settlement of 1666.  Rev. Abraham Pierson, father of Grace Pierson Kitchel, as an ancestor of the entire Kitchel lineage deserves gratitude and honorable remembrance.  He was born in Yorkshire, England, graduated from Trinity College in 1632, and was ordained in the Church of England at Newark, South Britain.  Becoming profoundly Puritan, he led to New England, in 1640, a company of devoted followers.  They settled first at Lynn, Mass., then Southampton, Long Island, and Branford, Conn. in 1647.
          He joined the Newark settlement in 1666 and was their first minister and continued with them as their pastor and counselor until his death in 1678.  He was a man of strength, of character and a leader among men.  His eldest son, Abraham, succeeded him as minister of the Newark Colony.  He was born in Lynn, Mass. In 1641.  He graduated from Harvard in 1668; at the close of his ministry in Newark he became the first president of Yale College and served in that capacity from 1701 until his death in 1707.  He stands in bronze now on the Yale College grounds viewing the wonderful growth of the work of which he was one of the founders.
          In speaking of Rev. Abraham Pierson, Samuel H. Congar, in his Genealogical Notices of the first settlers of Newark, says: “Rev. Abraham Pierson was of Yorkshire, bred at Trinity College, Cambridge; graduated 1632; came to Boston 1640; joined the church Sept. 5th, was minister at Lynn, Mass., at Southampton in 1640, thence in 1647 went to Branford.  He has been called the father of Newark.  He made his will in sickness, “being firmly perswaded of ye Everlasting Welfare of My Soul’s Estate; and my bodye’s resurrection to Eternal Life by Jesus Christ my dear and Precious redeemer.”  His children:  Abraham, b. 1641; Thomas; John; Abigail; Grace, b. 1650, m. Samuel Kitchel; Susanna, 1652; Rebecca, 1654.

Third Generation

Children of Samuel Kitchel and Elizabeth Wakeman

          Sarah,  Elizabeth,  Abigail,  Samuel,  Mary, Susanna.

Children of Samuel Kitchel and Grace Pierson
          Abraham was born 1679 in Newark.  His will disposed of considerable property.  Over the river, south of the Whippany street, stands a very old fashioned dwelling known as the “Kitchel Homestead” occupied to this day by his descendants, through the line of David, who inherited the Homestead.
          Grace married to Jonathan Bell of Stamford, Conn.

Fourth Generation

Children of Abraham and Sarah Bruen Kitchel
          Samuel, b. 1704 d. Nov. 9, 1732
          Joseph, b. 1710 d. Mar. 22, 1779; married Rachel (believed to be Rachel Bates) who died Dec. 24, 1789.  His homestead on Hanover Neck was in 1879 still held by his descendants, Joseph Kitchel and his son.
          John, Grace, Abigail, and David - other children.

Fifth Generation

Children of Joseph and Rachel Kitchel

          Abraham, born August 26, 1736, died January 11, 1807.  He first married Sarah Ford.  He married Mary Farrand second.  She was born Feb. 5, 1750 and died Jan. 9, 1829.
          Moses immigrated to Kentucky.  His descendants still live there.  He was a revolutionary war soldier.
          Aaron, b. 1744, d. June 25, 1820.  He was a prominent revolutionary soldier and was appointed by Washington to serve on a commission, which had for its duties the confiscation of Tory Estates.  He served in the New Jersey legislature, and was Congressman from 1799 to 1807, and from 1807 to 1811 he was U.S. Senator from N.J.
          Asa, b. Oct. 28, 1748.  Revolutionary soldier
          John, emigrated to Kentucky, revolutionary soldier
          Sarah, m. Benjamin Lindsey
          Grace, m. Samuel Ford, b. 1731, d. Nov. 1818, m. Jan. 1757.
          Joanna, m. John Bridge
          Phoebe, m. Unknown Beach and then Unknown Randall
          Jemima, m. Phineas Farrand, Lieut. In Revolutionary War
          The Kitchel family of this generation was active in securing American independence.  The war records of New Jersey show that many Kitchels and kindred families saw active service.  The Kitchel's named as soldiers are  Aaron,  Asa,  Benjamin,  Daniel,  David,  Isaac,  James,  John,  Moses,  Pheneas,  Usal,  Mathias,  and  Capt. Obadiah.  All were brothers, sons, or relatives of  Abraham Kitchel.  (See “Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolution”, by Stryker.)

Sixth Generation

Children of Abraham and Sarah Ford Kitchel

          James,  Sarah,  Elizabeth,  Eunice,  Ford,  Demas  and  Lewis.

Children of Abraham and Mary Farrand Kitchel

          Lewis,  Joseph,  Abraham,  Charity,  Nancy,  Cyrus,  Ebeneezer and  Rebecca (twins who died in infancy), Rebecca and Ebeneezer (named the last two children after the twins)


          Margaret Sheaffe,  who married  Robert Kitchel  and was with him the Founder of the Kitchel family in America, deserves special tribute.  Her line is as follows, given in “The Sheaffe Family of Guilford Conn.” in N.E. History and Gen. Reg. Vol. 53, p. 208.

First Generation

          Thomas Sheaffe, d. at Cranbrook, England in 1520.  He left two sons, Richard and John.

Second Generation

          Richard Sheaffe, b. at Cranbrook, England in 1510 and died 1557, married Elizabeth, certificated dated 1534.  She d. 1564. 
Their children:

Third Generation

          Thomas, b. 1535 at Cranbrook, England, m. 1559 to  Mary Harman, b. 1536 d. Nov. 1609.
          Joan, m. Richard Knachbull
          Katherine, m. Unknown Love
          Margery, b. 1538 d. 1574
          Margaret, b. 1540, m. John Somersoll
          Alice, b. 1541
          William, b. 1543
          Mary, b. 1545
          Anna, b. 1546

Fourth Generation

Children of Thomas Sheaffe and Mary Harman

          Richard, m. Margery Roberts
          Edmund, b. 1560 at Cranbrook, England, d. Nov. 1626, m. 1st Elizabeth Taylor, May 30, 1528, m. 2nd Joan Jordon, 1599
          Thomas, m. Maria Wilson
          Joan, m. Dr. Giles Fletcher.
, m. Katherine Sanders
          Alex, m. Phoebe Hyder
          Harman, m. Sarah Gyllebrand
          Ann, m. Peter Courthop
, m. Brett Stephen

Fifth Generation

Children of Edmund and Elizabeth Taylor Sheaffe

, m. Elizabeth Cotton, daughter of Sampson Cotton, London

Children of Edmund and Joan Jordon Sheaffe

          John, baptized 1600
, m. Robert Kitchel at Rolvenden, Kent, England, July 21, 1632.  Immigrated with him to America in 1639, widowed in 1672, removed from Newark, N.J. to Greenwich, Conn. in 1678 and died there in 1682.  See Kitchel Family
          Joanna, m. Wm. Chittenden
          Jacob, b. 1616, m. Margaret Webb
          Mary. M. Robert Merriam
          Dorothy, m. Rev. Henry Whitfield.
          Sampson Sheaffe and Hon. James Sheaffe, U.S. Senator from N.H. both Harvard graduates, were descendants of Dr. Edmund Sheaffe.
          The prominent New Jersey, Ward family deserves mention especially because it produced Rebecca Ward, who married Ebeneezer Farrand.


The Guilford Settlement

          The first settlers of Guilford were most of them gentlemen of some good rank and estate in their native country.  They appear to have been not only Puritans, but of the same ripe non-conformist grade with the Pilgrims of Plymouth, whom they closely resembled in all main points of faith and practice.  That Whitfield was their pastor and leader, and Desborough, kinsman, and trusted ally of Cromwell, their comrade, indicates very truly the spirit and aim of the movement.  Their avowed purpose in coming to America was to find here an opportunity to develop their religious and political convictions in their own way.  And they made it very clear, in word and deed, what their convictions and that “own way” of there were.
          While yet on their passage, and preparing to land at Quinnipac, the company signed this Covenant.  The wording of this covenant can be found in history.  The interesting thing is that Robert Kitchel’s name headed the list.
          The extreme Puritan theory of Civil rights as in hearing, in the Church, was adopted in all the New Haven settlements; and while some friction resulted in some other communities in Guilford, it is said to have found quiet acceptance.
          During the twenty-seven years of his residence in Guilford, 1639-1666, Robert Kitchel held an active and prominent place among the planters.  He occupied what is now the corner of Broad & Fair streets, and the corner still carries the name.  He was treasurer of the Plantation for many years.
          More than any other Henry Whitfield, a brother-in-law, inspired and guided the Guilford Company.  He was a University man, educated for a lawyer in the Inns of Court, but took orders in the Church of England.  He sold his large estate and led out his parishioners and friends, devoting his wealth and force of character, to the enterprise.  He was one of those who shaped New England.  His stone house, built in 1639, is still standing, reputed to be the oldest dwelling house in the United State, and certainly one of our most venerable antiquities.
          They removed to Newark, New Jersey, which they founded, being Puritans of the no compromising sort, and watchful above all for their purity and independence.  From the first they distrusted the more lax and liberal ways of the Connecticut Colony, and accordingly sought safety by settling at the utmost distance from them on the borders of the Sound.
          (For complete historical reference, consult Britannica or other histories)
          Newark was settled in 1666.  On May 21, 1666, Samuel Kitchel was chosen by the Planters as one of the Board of Eleven, to form the township of Newark and provide rules for its government.  The settlement ranged itself along what are now Broad, Market, Mulberry and Washington streets.

          Samuel Kitchel must have been quite young when he left England.  He took the oath and became a freeman of Guilford, May 4, 1654.  Probably he then came of age, which would make 1633 the year of his birth, and him a lad of six when he came to New England.  In Guilford he appears only in some agencies and as Town Clerk; but in all the early records of Newark, his name is among the foremost in all honors and responsibilities.

The Hanover Settlement

          Before 1710, a few pioneers from Newark had pushed up the Pesayak and settled on the banks of Whippanong, west of the “great mountain Watchung”, now Orange Mountain.  The settlement began in the parish of Whippany, in the township of Hanover and soon overflowed upon the Neck of territory that lay wedged between the two rivers.  Here Abraham Kitchel early made his home, and by and by the Mulfords from Eastern Long Island, and the Farrands; and these conspired to people the region.  Hanover has been ever since a prolific hive of these names.  They fill the graveyards, and thought the changes of six generations they still hold the old homes of Whippany and The Neck.  Over the river, south of Whippany street, stands an old and very old-fashioned dwelling, known on the Morris County maps as “the Kitchel homestead”, occupied by a grandson of Abraham, now in his ninety-fourth year.  For Abraham left it to David, the son of his old age, and to his seed after him.


          Through Sarah Bruen, 1679-1745, who married Abraham Kitchel, the entire Kitchel lineage subsequent to that date, becomes descendants of the ancient Bruen family of England, which in turn is said to possess among its ancestry through the Holfords and other lines considerable of the nobility and royalty of Europe.

          The following concerning the Bruen family is from “The Descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle”, by G. F. Tuttle and from a chart furnished by Frank Bruen of Bristol, Conn.

          Arms – Argent, an eagle, displayed sable.

          The following is taken from Bruen Ancestry and these authorities are cited:  Burks Peerage; Burke’s Royal Descents; Burke’s Lauded Gentry of England, Great Britain, and Ireland; Clutterbuck’s History; Ormerod’s History of Cheshire; Gibbon’s Rome; History of England, etc.

1.  Pepin the Old, b. about 560 Mayor of Austrasia d. 630
2.  Dodo d. 640 m. Auchuses, daughter of St. Arnold, Bishop of Metz
3.  Pepin de Hiristall, Duke of Austrasia d. 714
4.  Charles Martel, Duke of Franks, Mayor of Palace, called “The Hammer” because he commanded the army, which defeated the Soraceus at the battle of Tours and saved Europe from the Mohammedans.  Born about 691 d. 741 m. Rotrude; she died 724
5.  Pepin the Short, King of France; usurped Merovignian Dynasty, ended rule of “Sluggard Kings” married Bertha, daughter of Charibert, Count of Laori, d. 783.  Pepin died 768 age 53
6.  Charlemagne b. 742 d. 814 married 1st  Desidere, daughter of Dasederius, King of Lombardy; m. 2nd Hildegarde of Swabia 754-782 born Charles, Duke of Migleheim and Lewis De Bonair (see history)
7.  Lewis De Bonair, son of Charlemagne, Emperor of the West, b. 778 d. 840, known as “The Gentle”, m. Judith, daughter of Count Guelph Olterf, Switzerland ancestor of the Royal House of Great Britain; she d. 843.  They were parents of #8.
8.  Charles the Bald, Emperor of the West; b. 823 d. 873; m. 1st wife, Ermentude, daughter of Count of Orleans, d. 869
9.  Princess Judith, widow of Atthelwulf, King of England, who d. 856; m. 2nd Baldwin, Count of Flanders who died 879
10.  Baldwin II, Count of Flanders, m. 889 Elstrude, youngest daughter of Alfred the Great, King of England, parent of #11
11.  Arnold, Count of Flanders m. Alice, daughter Count of Vermadois
12.  Baldwin III, Count of Flanders
13.  Arnold II, Count of Flanders, d. 989 m. 956 Rosala, daughter of Berengarius II, King of Italy.
14.  Baldwin IV, “Fair Beard”, d. 1036, m. 1st Eleanor, daughter of Richard, Duke of Normandy, m. 2nd Ogiva, daughter of Frederick I, Count of Luxemburg
15.  Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, d. 1067; m. 1026 Adele, daughter of Robert II, King of France
16.  Matilda, m. in 1052 to William the Conqueror (* b. 1027; ascended the throne 1066; reigned 21 years; d. 1087 age 60; their son, William II “Rufus” ascended the throne in 1087; reigned 13 years; never married; possibly murdered 1100 age 44)
17.  Henry I, King of England (* b. 1069 d. 1135 age 66) 1100-1135 m. Maud (* according to A Treasury of Royal Scandals   by Michael Farquhar, her name was Matilda), daughter of Malcolm III, King of Scotland.  Malcolm’s wife was St. Margaret of England.  His father was Duncan, King of Scots, killed by Macbeth in 1039 (* m. 2nd Adela of Couvain) (*their son Stephen ascended the throne 1135; he was born 1097; reigned 19 years; m. Matilda of Boulogne; d. 1154 age 57)
18.  Maud or Matilda (* according to the book, A Treasury of Royal Scandals by Michael Farquhar, her name was Matilda), daughter of Henry I; m. Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou in 1127
19.  Henry II (* b. 1133 d. 1189 age 56), King of England 1154-1189; m. Eleanor, divorced wife of Louis VII, King of France; she was the daughter and co-heiress of William V, Duke of Aquitaine.  They were the parents of Richard, “The Lion-heart” (* Richard was King 1189-1199; killed in battle) also of #20
20.  John (* b. 1167 d. 1216 age 48), King of England 1199-1216, who signed the Magna Charta; m. Isabel, daughter of Agmered Tailefer, 10th Count of Angouleme, son of Aldwin, Count of Angouleme, d. 916, son of Wolfgren, Count of Perigord.  Parents of Eleanor Plantagenet m. Simon De Montfort and #21 (* according to A Treasury of Royal Scandals, he first married Isabel of Gloucester and second Isabella of Angouleme)
21.  Henry III, King of England 1216-1272 father of #22 (* b. 1207 d. 1272 age 65; married Eleanor of Provence)
22.  Edward, King of England 1272-1307 m. Eleanor, daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile (King); parents of Edward III, King of England and also of #23 (* according to A Treasury of Royal Scandals, he married 2nd Margaret of France)
23.  Princess Elizabeth Plantagenet, who married Humphrey Bohun.  Their son #24
24.  William Bohun, Earl of North Hampton; d. 1360; father of #25
25.  Elizabeth Bohun, who in 1359 m. Richard Fitzallen, Earl of Arundel and Surrey; beheaded 1398.  He was a son of Eleanor Plantagenet and Richard Fitzallen, who was a son of Lady Alice Plantagenet and Edmund Fitzallen, Earl of Arundel, son of John Fitzallen and Isabel, daughter of William De Albini, Earl and crusader in 1218, who died on way home from siege of Damascus in 1221. etc., etc.   (See Gibbons – Descendants of Charlemagne)
26.  Lady Elizabeth Fitzallen, daughter of above, m. 2nd Sir Robert Gorishill; their daughter #27
27.  Joan Gorishill m. Thomas, Lord of Stanley
28.  Elizabeth Stanley m. Sir Richard Molieneaux, slain in Blore heath 1459; their daughter #29
29.  Margaret Molieneaux; m. Sir William Buckley, Justice of Chester; their son #30
30.  William Buckley of Eaton, father of #31
31.  Maude Buckley, who married Sir Thomas Holford, of Holford
32.  Sir George Holford m. Esbel Leigh
33.  Sir John Holford, m. Margaret Brereton, descendant of Sir William Brereton, son of Sir Ralph Brereton who married Ada, a daughter of David, Earl of Angus and Huntington and brother of William, King of Scots
34.  Sir Thomas Holford, m. Jane Booth, descended from Booth and Montfort families
35.  Dorothy Holford married John Bruen of the 13th generation of that family

Bruen Ancestry

1.  Robert Le Bruen, of Stapleford, England appears in a grant of land bearing date 1230.  Children: Thomas, Eva –married Philip De Stratton, and Robert II
2.  Robert Le Bruen II, heir of Stapleford, 1262; father of Emma, sole heiress
3.  Emma, 1304 living; married Roger Le Bruyn; parents of Joan, married John Holford; Robert, Richard and William
4.  Robert le Bruyn III; sons Robert and #5 (1354)
5.  Roger le Bruyn m. Catherine, daughter of John de Leigh; sons Geoffrey and #6
6.  Nicholas le Bruyn, son and heir; father of Thomas and #7
7.  Roger Le Bruyn, married Catherine, daughter of Sir John Norreys; their son #8
8.  Thomas le Bruyn; children: John, Robert and James
9.  James Bruyn; two sons: John, who married Margaret, daughter of Sir John Donne and James II
10.  James Bruyn II, married Anne, daughter of Goddfrey Starkie and Sybilla Dutton; she was a descendant of the Duttons and ancient family of English nobility descended from Rollo, who conquered Normandie in 901.
11.  John Bruyn m. Mary Otley, daughter of Otley of Otley.
12.  John, eldest son living 1566; m. 1st Anne, sister of Sir Jon Done; m. 2nd Dorothy Holford, daughter of Sir Thomas Holford; 13 children
13.  John Bruen (spelling changes) born 1560 d. 1625; m. 3 times; father of 19 children (Ormerod’s History of Cheshire)
14.  Obadiah Bruen b. Dec. 25, 1606 d. at Newark, New Jersey 1680 or 1681.  Immigrated to America in 1640; Rep. Of Massachusetts 1647, 1648, 1649, and 1651; moved to New London, Conn. 1651 with Robert and Samuel Kitchel; in 1666 was one of the founders of Newark, N.J.
15.  John Bruen b. June 1646, Gloucester, Mass. D. about 1695, Newark, N.J.
16.  Sarah Bruen b. 1679 d. April 30, 1745, m. Abraham Kitchel (1679-1741), they lived at Whippany, Hanover and Rockaway, New Jersey.
          The Allen family also related to Kitchel family.  They came from North of Scotland.  They Ely family also kindred family - Richard Ely, an immigrant from England about 1660, settled in Boston.  The Farrand and Ward families also related.  Nathaniel Farrand probably from London. 
          Hyde family; William Hyde Conn. 1636
          Ward Family – Rebecca Ward married Ebenezer Farrand, parents of Rebecca Farrand, wife of Abraham KitchellJosiah Ward married Mary Kitchel, daughter of Samuel Kitchel and Elizabeth Wakeman, 1st wife.

The Ancestors of Alden Joy Perrine

1.  Pepin the Elder, also called “Pepin of Landen” and mayor of the “Palace of Austrasia”, was born about 560 A.D. and died in 639 A.D.; he was the first of the family of note; his daughter was –
2.  Begga, who was married to Andegisus, son of St. Arnold, Duke of Austrasia, and who is said to be descended from Heli, King of the Britons, as far back as 50 B.C., and also from Mark Anthony, the Roman Triumvir.  She was the mother of –
3.  Pepin, of Heristall, who was founder of the Carlovingian line of Frankish kings and became Duke of Austrasian Franks in 680.  He died Dec. 16, 714 and was succeeded by his son –
4.  Charles Martel, Duke of the Franks and Mayor of the “Palace of the Frankish Kings”; he was called “the Hammer” because he commanded the army, which defeated the Saracens at the battle of Tours, thus saving Europe from Mohammedanism; he was born about 690 and died Oct. 22, 741; his wife was Bothrude and his successor was his son –
5.  Pepin the Short, King of France, who usurped the Merovingian Dynasty and ended the rule of the “Sluggard Kings”; he was born about 715, and died Sept. 24, 768; his wife was Bertha, daughter of Cheribert, Count of Laon, his second son was –
6.  Charlemagne, Emperor of the West, who ruled all Central and Western Europe; he was probably born at Aiz-La-Chapelle on April 2, 724 and died there on Jan. 28, 814, his second wife was Hildegarde, daughter of Godfrey, Duke of Swabia; his son was –
7.  Louis I, the Pious King of the Franks and Emperor of the West, who was born at Casseneuil, Aquitania, in 778 and died near Metz on June 20, 840.  He married for the second time Lady Judith, the Fair Maid of Bavaria, and daughter of Count of Guelph-Otterf, Switzerland, ancestor of the Royal House of Great Britain, his successor was –
8.  Charles II, the Bald, King of France and Emperor of the West who was born at Frankfort-on-the-Main in 823 and died on Oct. 1, 877; his first wife was Hermintrudis, daughter of Odo, Count of Orleans, and who died in 869; his second wife was Richildis, daughter of Robinus, Count of Aldemir Walde in France.  By his first wife he had –
9.  Louis II or III, Balbus, who succeeded him at his death.  He was born in 844 and died April 10, 879.  He had two wives; by the second, Adelheida, he was the father of –
10.  Charles III, the Simple, King of France, who was born in 879 and died Oct. 7, 929.  By his second wife, Edgina, daughter of Edward the Elder, King of England, whom he married in 918, he had –
11.  Louis IV, Transmarius, King of France.  He was born in 920 and died Oct. 15, 954.  He married Princess Gerberga, widow of Gisilbert, Duke of Lorraine, and daughter of Henry I, the Fowler, and Emperor of Germany.  Their daughter was –
12.  Gerberga, who was married to Albert I, Count of Vermandois, and had –
13.  Herbert III, Count of Vermandois, who was the father of –
14.  Otho, Count of Vermandois, who’s son was –
15.  Herbert III, Count of Vermandois.  His daughter was –
16.  Adelheid, Countess of Vermandois, who became the wife of Prince Hugh Magnus, the second son of Henry I, King of France.  He died at Tarsus, Asia Minor Oct. 18, 1101.  Through him, his Scottish line of decent can be traced by way of David I, King of Scotland, from the eighty-first Monarch of Ireland, 324 B.C.  His daughter was –
17.  Isabel De Vermandois who died in 1131.  She was married first in 1096 to Robert de Beaumont, first Earl of Leicester, who died June 5, 1118; second to William de Warren, Earl of Warren.  By her first marriage, her son was –
18.  Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester, born in 1104 and died April 5, 1168.  He married in 1120, Amicia de Gael, by whom he had –
19.  Robert de Beaumont, 3rd Earl of Leicester, who died on his return from Jerusalem, at Duras in Greece, in 1190.  His wife was Petronilla, daughter and heiress of Hugh de Grentmesnil.  They were the parents of –
20.  Margaret de Beaumont who became the wife of Saher de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, who was one of the twenty-five sureties of the Magna Charta.  She died in 1236, leaving children among whom was –
21.  Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, who died in 1264.  He married Elena, daughter of Alan, Lord of Galloway and whose paternal grandfather Waldeve of Dunbar was a descendant from the ancient kings through David I, King of Scotland, and the Saxon Kings of England.  Their daughter was –
22.  Elena de Quincy, wife of Alan La Zouche, first Baron Zouche, who died in 1200.  Their son was –
23.  Sir Roger La Zouche, Baron Zouche, who died in 1285.  He married Ela Longespee, whose grandfather, William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury, was a natural son of Henry II, the first Plantagenet king of England.  His son was –
24.  Alan La Zouche, Baron Zouche, of Ash, County of Leicester, who married Eleanor de Segrave.  He was born in 12677 and died in 1314.  His daughter was –
25.  Maud La Zouche whose birth year was 1290.  She was married in 1314 to Robert de Holland of Voxhall, county of Stafford.  Their daughter was –
26.  Maud De Holland who was born about 1315.  She became the wife of Sir Thomas de Swynnerton, Knight Banneret of Swynnerton, county of Stafford, who died in 1361.  Their son was:
27.  Sir Robert de Swynnerton who was born around 1340 and died about 1386.  He married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Nicolas Beck.  Their daughter was:
28.  Maud de Swynnerton who was born around 1370 and was married the first time to Humphrey de Peshall who died in 1388.  She was abducted by John de Ipstones, whose son was Sir William de Ipsontes, (* I’m not sure which one is spelled right) to whom she was eventually married and who died Oct. 1399.  She was married for the third time to Sir John Savage, who died April 1, 1450.  He was of Clifton, Cheshire, who was knighted at Agincourt.  Her third child by the third marriage was:
29.  Margaret Savage who was born about 1403 and was married in 1418 to John Dutton who was born about 1403 and died in 1445.  He was of Dutton, Cheshire, being the father of:
30.  Maud Dutton who was born around 1425 and died about 1489.  She was married in 1443 to Sir William Booth of Dunnham-Massy, Cheshire, who died April 6, 1477.  Their son was:
31.  George Booth of Dunnham-Massy, born in 1445, died March 1484.  He married Katherine Monfort and became the father of:
32.  William Booth of Dunnham-Massy, born in 1473, died Nov. 9, 1519.  His second wife was Ellen, daughter of Sir John Montgomery of Throwley, Stafford, becoming the father of:
33.  Jane Booth who was born about 1500 and was married, the first time, to Hugh Dutton and the second time to Thomas Holford, Esq. Of Holford, Cheshire, who died Sept. 24, 1569.  She was the mother of:
34.  Dorothy Holford born 1530 and was married to John Bruen, of Bruen-Stapleford county of Cheshire, who died in 1587.  Their son was:
35.  John Bruen of Bruen-Stapleford, Puritan and philanthropist, who was born in 1560 and died in 1625.  He married the second time “the very amiable and beautiful” Anne Fox who was the mother of:
36.  Obadiah Bruen who was born at Bruen-Stapleford, Cheshire, and was baptized on Dec. 25, 1606.  He married Sarah, immigrated to New England in 1639, died in Newark, N.J. after 1680; his son was:
37.  John Bruen who was born at Gloucester, Mass.  June 2, 1646; died in Newark, N.J. before 1697; married Esther, daughter of Deacon Richard Lawrence.  His daughter was:
38.  Sarah Bruen born in Newark in 1679 and died in Whippany, N.J. in 1745.  She was married to Abraham Kitchell who was born in Newark in 1679 and died in Whippany, N.J. in 1741.  He was the son of Samuel Kitchell, one of the founders of Newark in 1666.  Her son was:
39.  Joseph Kitchell born 1710; died Dec. 24, 1779.  He married Rachel Bates.  He sentenced the Tories who were tried before him in court during the Revolution.  His son was:
40.  Moses Kitchell, lieutenant in the Revolutionary Army; born Hanover, N.J. 1739.  He married 1st, Phoebe Hedges*, (married before 1761), daughter of Elias Hedges.  2nd, he married Eunice Fatout*.  The daughter of Moses Kitchell and Phoebe Hedges*:
41.  Mary Kitchell born in Hanover, N.J. died in 1799.  Married Daniel Bates, born Mar. 27, 1763; died Feb. 6, 1845.  Their daughter was:
42.  Eunice Bates born 1788 and died Sept. 30, 1872.   She married Daniel Hosbrook, born Aug. 3, 1785; died Nov. 23, 1868.  Their daughter was:
43.  Lydia Hosbrook, born June 9, 1809; died May 20, 1845; married Enoch Ferris born 1804; died April 9, 1842.  Their daughter was:
44.  Eunice Ferris born Jan. 6, 1842; died Nov. 29, 1899; married Simpson A. Frazier, born Jan. 31, 1846; died July 24, 1918.  Their daughter was:
45.  Genevieve Frazier born July 5, 1877; married June 17, 1896 William Schuyler Perrine, born July 4, 1862; died 1940.  Their son was:
46.  Schuyler Alden Perrine, born August 16, 1897; married Vera Joy, born Jan. 31, 1901; (married Dec. 3, 1923).  Their son was:
47.  Alden Joy Perrine born August 27, 1924.
*  I would like to clarify regarding the marriages of  Moses Kitchell. (my ancestor):  later research has indicated that Moses' first, and only wife, was  Phoebe Leonard, and not Hedges as once thought.  There is no documentation that he ever had a second wife.  The Eunice Fatout marriage was thought to be a mistake of an elderly woman's recollections, and she confused Moses with someone else.  Phoebe is in all the Ohio records up until the time of her death.  Carleen

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