John Benyon


Personal and Family Information

John was born on 11 AUG 1677 in Whitchurch, Shropshire, England, the son of Daniel Benyon and Ellen Ridgway.

His wife was Mary Ogden, who he married on 27 MAY 1707 in England. Their two known children were Martha (c1709-?) and Samuel (c1717-1791).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


John Benyon


Daniel Benyon


Daniel Benyon


John Benyon


Jane Howell


Mary Knight


Thomas Knight


Ellen Ridgway



Birth11 AUG 1677
Place: Whitchurch, Shropshire, England


Note 1

!Notes: [eldest son]. Bapt. at Whitechurch, 11 August, 1677. Was an Executer of his Mother's Will. Described as "of Macclesfield, in the county of Chester, Gentleman," in the Admittance of 1700-1, and as "of Great Ash, in the county of Salop, esquire," in the Recovery Deed of 1703, and in the Settlement of 1707.

!P: Administered in 1710-11, to the effects of his brother Paul Benyon.

!P: Recovery Deed of Estatesin Willaston, Ash, Whitchurch, Prees, and elsewhere, in the county of Salop, dated 12th Oct. 1703.-- Robert Clive of The Stych, in the county of Salop, Esquire, a party.

!P: Settlement after Marriage dated 2 August, 1707.

!P: Was resident at Macclesfield in 1713.