was born circa 1628 in
Kingdom of England
Richard Eltonhead (1582-aft1670)
Ann Sutton (c1582-c1686)
and died 1689 in
of unspecified causes. She married
Edwin Conway (c1610-c1674)
. Ancestors are from
An important "gateway" ancestor for many Americans, including Presidents Barack Obama (1961) and James Madison (1751).
ANCESTRY of MARTHA ELTONHEAD to HENRY II, KING of ENGLAND
Line of ascendancy to
Henry II, King of England: correct (March 2009) lineage of Martha Eltonhead and her daughter Eltonhead Conway. contributed by Marianne Dillow, given to her by
Douglas Richardson, author of "Plantagenet Ancestry, 2004" and "Magna Carta Ancestry", 2005.
HENRY II, King of England, with a mistress, IDA DE TOSNY.
WILLIAM LONGESPÉE, Knt., 3rd Earl of Salisbury, married ELA OF SALISBURY.
STEPHEN LONGESPÉE, Knt., of King’s Sutton, Northamptonshire, married EMELINE DE RIDELISFORD.
ELA LONGESPÉE married ROGER LA ZOUCHE, Knt., of Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire.
ALAN LA ZOUCHE, Knt., Lord Zouche, married ELEANOR DE SEGRAVE.
MAUD LA ZOUCHE married ROBERT DE HOLAND, Knt., 1st Lord Holand.
MAUD (or Matilda) DE HOLAND married THOMAS DE SWINNERTON, Knt., 3rd Lord Swinnerton.
ROBERT DE SWINNERTON, Knt., 4th Lord Swinnerton, married ELIZABETH DE BEKE.
MAUD SWINNERTON married JOHN SAVAGE, Knt., of Clifton, Cheshire.
MARY SAVAGE married (as his 1st wife) WILLIAM STANLEY, Esq., of Hooton (in Wirral), Cheshire.
WILLIAM STANLEY, Esq., of Hooton (in Wirral), Cheshire, Stanley, married ALICE HOGHTON (or HOUGHTON).
WILLIAM STANLEY, Knt., of Hooton (in Wirral), Cheshire, married AGNES GROSVENOR.
WILLIAM STANLEY, Knt., Hooton (in Wirral), Cheshire, married ANNE HARINGTON.
PETER STANLEY, Esq., of Moor Hall (in Aughton), Lancashire, married CECILY TARLETON.
ANNE STANLEY married EDWARD SUTTON, Gent., of Knowsley (in Huyton), Lancashire and Hall House (in Rushton Spencer), Staffordshire.
ANNE SUTTON married RICHARD ELTONHEAD, Gent., of Eltonhead (in Prescot), Lancashire.
MARTHA ELTONHEAD married EDWIN CONWAY, Gent., of Northampton and Lancaster Counties, Virginia.
ELTONHEAD CONWAY married HENRY THACKER, SR.
That line continues down through some of :
Marianne Dillow's ancestors thus
HENRY THACKER, JR. married ELIZABETH PAYNE
ELIZABETH THACKER married JOHN VIVION II
JOHN VIVION III married JANE SMITH
ELIZABETH VIVION married VIVION DANIEL
Most of those people now have individual pages on this wiki and can be displayed automatically on an ancestry table for
Vivion Daniel (1765-1837). Some of those and other descendants should appear on the "Descendants" tab above. For copious notes about this family, see
Edwin Conway (c1610-c1674).
Sources and notes
Obama on WARGS
Internet sources give her date of birth variously as:
26 Sep 1608
26 Sep 1618
26 Sep 1625
26 Sep 1628
26 Sep 1678
The "born 1678" file (AFN: FXH8-QS) says she was married in 1640; but it gives two options for her mother's surname:
Ann Sutton (c1582-c1686) (AFN:FXH8-S5) (with ancestry stated by Marianne Dillow to go to Henry II, King of England) - married to Richard Eltonhead (AFN: FXH8-R0) Individual record Extensive pedigree, probably including a line to Edward I as discussed
Ann Massey (c1615-?) (AFN:140F-HSM) - married to Richard Eltonhead (AFN: 140F-HV2) Individual record (no parentage shown for either of them)
The "born 1628" (at
Eltonhead, Lancashire) file (AFN: Z5J4-5D) gives her the two marriages followed by death in Virginia after 1652. No mother shown; father Richard Eltonhead (AFN: 1RR2-QZ2) Individual record (no parentage shown)
The "born about 1608" file (AFN: NBX1-P1) gives her Ann Sutton as mother and the same father as for the "born 1678" file abovementioned.
Their family group record] shows that many siblings followed her:
the ninth being Richard, b c1626, "Of Eltonhead, Lancashire"
next being (the second) Alice, b 1627 "Of, Glochester, , Va", who died c1685 in Middlesex County, Virginia, the first on the list for whom any death place or date is shown
finally there is the second Martha, born 26 September 1678 in Lancashire.