Gerrans Family History


Dorcas Gerrans 1718 - 1797 married Richard Carveth


The Gerrans Family goes back to Nicholas Gerrance c.1689 and further back through the Benallack, Ustick, Shearme, Pawley, Tresteane, Arundell, Clopton and Grey families.  All the families were living in Cornwall, except the Clopton family from Stratford on Avon and the Grey family from Wothington, Shropshire, throughout this family history.


Below is the Gerrans family line from the marriage of  Dorcas Gerrans at the end of the list back to William Clopton, John Arundell, and  Edward Grey  at the top of the list. 


Hyperlinks in bold on Gerrans below lead to the histories of each individual

  • William Clopton c.1501 - 1559 (husband of Elizabeth Grey {daughter of Edward Grey and Ann Middleton} and father of Elizabeth Clopton)

  • Elizabeth Clopton c.1531 - 1581 (wife of Robert Arundell {son of John Arundell and Juliana Erisey}and mother of Grace Arundell)

  • Grace Arundell c.1553  (wife of Robert Tresteane and mother of Margery Tresteane)

  • Margery Tresteane c.1577 (wife of Stephen Pawley 1548 - 1635 {son of Stephen Pawley c.1524 and Jane Samford} and mother of Jane Pawley)

  • Jane Pawley c.1598 (wife of John Ustick and mother of John Ustick)

  • John Ustick 1626 - 1713 (husband of Margaret Shearme and father of Margery Ustick)

  • Johm Benallack c.1620 (wife of Katherine Scawen and father of John Benallack)

  • Margery Ustick 1664 (wife of John Benallack and mother  of Dorcas Benallack)

  • Dorcas Benallack 1688 (wife of Nicholas Gerrence and mother of Dorcas Gerrans)

  • Dorcas Gerrans 1718 - 1797 (wife of Richard Carveth and mother of Richard Carveth)

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