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THE ANCESTRY OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL

 

1  Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

   b 30 Nov 1874, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

   d 24 Jan 1965, London

 

Parents

 

2  Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill

   b 12 Feb 1849, Belgravia, Middlesex

   d 24 Jan 1895, London

   m 15 Apr 1874, Paris

3  Jennie Jerome

   b 9 Jan 1854, Brooklyn, New York

   d 29 Jun 1921, London

 

Grandparents

 

4  John Winston Spencer Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough

   b 2 Jun 1822, Garboldisham Hall, Norfolk

   d 4/5 Jul 1883, London

   m 12 Jul 1843, St. George, Hanover Square, Westminster

5  Frances Anne Emily Vane

   b 15 Apr 1822, London

   d 16 Apr 1899, London

6  Leonard Walter Jerome, Consul at Trieste, Italy

   b 3 Nov 1817, Pompey, New York

   d 3 Mar 1891, Brighton

   m 5 Apr 1849, Palmyra, New York

7  Clarissa Hall

   b 16 Jul 1825, Palmyra

   d 2 Apr 1895, Tunbridge Wells

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough

   b 27 Dec 1793, Bill Hill, Berkshire

   d 1 Jul 1857, Blenheim Palace

   m 11 Jan 1819, St. George, Hanover Square, Westminster

9  Jane Stewart

   b 29 Mar 1798, Blenheim Palace

   d 12 Oct 1844, Blenheim Palace

10 Charles William Stewart, later Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry

   b 18 May 1778, Dublin

   d 6 Mar 1854, London

   m 3 Apr 1819, London

11 Frances Anne Emily Vane-Tempest

   b 17 Jan 1800, London

   d 20 Jan 1865, Seaham Hall, Co. Durham

12 Capt. Isaac Jerome

   b 26 Oct 1786, Carlton, New York

   d 19 Jul 1866, Syracuse, New York

   m 18 Mar 1807, Pompey

13 Aurora Murray

   b 18 Jan 1785, Chatham, New York

   d 6 Apr 1867, New York

14 Ambrose Hall

   b 29 Aug 1774, Lanesboro, Massachusetts

   d 14 Oct 1827, bur Palmyra

   m 24 Dec 1817, Palmyra

15 Clarissa Willcox

   b 10 Sep 1796, Palmyra

   d Jul 1827, Palmyra

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 George Spencer, later Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough

   b 6 Mar 1766, London

   d 5 Mar 1840, Blenheim Palace

   m 15 Sep 1791, St. James, Westminster

17 Susan Stewart

   b 10 Apr 1767

   d 2 Apr 1841, London

18 George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway

   b 24 Mar 1768, Westminster

   d 27 Mar 1834, Hampstead, Middlesex

   m 18 Apr 1797, St. James, Westminster

19 Jane Paget

   b 1 Sep 1774, Kensington

   d 30 Jun 1842, London

20 Robert Stewart, 1st Marquess of Londonderry

   b 27 Sep 1739, Ireland

   d 6 Apr 1821, Mount Stewart, Co. Down

   m 7 Jun 1775, Lambeth Chapel

21 Frances Pratt

   bap 15 Apr 1751, Temple Church, London

   d 18 Jan 1833, Hastings, Sussex

22 Sir Henry Vane, later Vane-Tempest, 2nd Baronet

   b 25 Jan 1771, Durham

   d 1 Aug 1813, Wynyard, Co. Durham

   m 25 Apr 1799, Westminster

23 Anne Catherine McDonnell, Countess of Antrim

   b 12 Aug 1775, Dublin

   d 30 Jun 1834, London

24 Lt. Aaron Jerome

   b 4 Dec 1764, Wallingford, Connecticut

   d 14 Apr 1802, bur Sweet Cemetery, near Watervale, New York

   m 11 Jan 1785 or 1786, Granville, Massachusetts

25 Elizabeth Ball

   b 15 Feb 1765, Granville

   d aft 1828

26 Lt. Reuben Murray

   b 17 Feb 1743/44, Guilford, Connecticut

   d 26 Nov 1810, Pompey

   m ca 1766

27 Sarah Guthrie

   b 30 Apr 1744, Woodbury, Connecticut

   d ca 1792

28 Ambrose Hall

   b 3 Feb 1735, Wallingford

   d 29 Aug 1800, Lanesboro

   m

29 Mehitable Beach

   b Jul 1749, North Stratford, Connecticut

   d 17 Sep 1807, Albany, New York

30 David Willcox

   b 10 Jan 1762, Dartmouth, Massachusetts

   d 23 Aug 1828, Macedon, New York

   m ca 1787

31 Anna Baker

   b 27 May 1761, Nova Scotia

   d 28 Dec 1813, bur Macedon

 

 

Sources

 

Scott C. Steward, “Six Generations of the Anglo-American Ancestry of Sir Winston Churchill”, NEHGS NEXUS, 13(1996):166-72

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

The Scots Peerage

G.D. Squibb, The Register of the Temple Church, London (London, 1979)

Edward Kimber, The New Peerage, 2nd ed. (London, 1778)

Jackson’s Oxford Journal, 8 Mar 1766

The Stamford Mercury, 31 Mar 1768

Drewry’s Derby Mercury, 2-9 Sep 1774

The Hampshire Chronicle, 12 Jun 1775

The Newcastle Courant, 9 Feb 1771

Caledonian Mercury, 9 Aug 1813

Saunders’s News-Letter, 14-16 Aug 1775