William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755)

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William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire, was born 26 September 1698 in Hardwick, Derby, England, United Kingdom to William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (1672-1729) and Rachel Russell (1674-1725) and died 5 December 1755 in Chatsworth, Derby, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777) 27 March 1718 in Oxted. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), 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, 3rd Duke of Devonshire and Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Caroline Cavendish (1719-1760) 22 May 1719 20 January 1760 William Ponsonby, 2nd Earl of Bessborough (1704-1793)

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (1720-1764) 8 May 1720 2 October 1764 Spa Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle, 6th Baroness Clifford (1731-1754)

Elizabeth Cavendish (1723-1760) 24 April 1723 1760 John Ponsonby (1713-1787)

Rachel Cavendish (1727-1805) 7 June 1727 7 May 1805 London, England, United Kingdom Horatio Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford (1723-1809)

George Augustus Cavendish (1728-1794)
Frederick Cavendish (1729-1803)
John Cavendish (1732-1796)

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