Thursday, November 17, 2011

JOHN CONANT 1480-1559


John CONANT was born in 1480 in Gittisham, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 9 April 1559 in Gittisham, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. John married Marie.
There is no definite proof that this John is father of Dr. John Conant.

Gittisham is a small straggling village on a picturesque declivity, near the source of the river Sid, about 3 miles from Ottery Saint Mary and Honiton, and 11 miles E.N.E. of Exeter, consists of just over 2,067 acres of land, rising in bold hills from the Otter and Sid valleys. The knightly family of De Lumine held the manor in the reign of Henry II and it afterwards passed to the Willingtons, Beaumonts, and the Putts. The Church is an ancient structure, with a tower and three bells, and contains some fine monuments to the Beaumont and Putt families. In the churchyard stands a large elm tree, the hollow trunk of which is 30 feet in circumference.

Marie. Marie married John CONANT.
They had the following children.
Dr. John CONANT was born about 1520. He was buried on 30 March 1596
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John Conant
John Conant-Buried 4 September 1559 Gittisham, Devon, England. He was taxed there in 1523. Another possibility is that John Conant Whose will was dated 21 Jun 1586 and proved 20 September 1586. He names 3 Sons Nicholas, Mathew, John & Wife mary.
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