William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (1672-1729)

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William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire was born 1672 to William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640-1707) and Mary Butler (1646-1710) and died 4 June 1729 in London of unspecified causes. He married Rachel Russell (1674-1725) 21 June 1688 in London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879), Henry II of England (1133-1189). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, England, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Ireland, Israel, Hungary, the Netherlands, Belarus, Italy, Turkey.


Offspring of William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire and Rachel Russell (1674-1725)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henrietta Heneage Cavendish (c1690-1718)
William Cavendish (c1692-?)
John Cavendish (c1694-1720)
Mary Cavendish (1696-1715)
William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755) 26 September 1698 Hardwick, Derby, England, United Kingdom 5 December 1755 Chatsworth, Derby, England, United Kingdom Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777)

Rachel Cavendish (1699-1780)
Elizabeth Cavendish (1700-1747)
James Cavendish (1701-1741)
Charles Cavendish (1703-1703)
Charles Cavendish (1704-1783)
Catherine Cavendish (1707-1755)
Anna Cavendish (1710-?)
Diana Cavendish (c1712-9)

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