Margaret Brabant


Personal and Family Information

Margaret was born about 1553 in England, the daughter of unknown parents.

She died about 1614. The place is not known.

Her husband was George Benyon, who she married in ABT 1570 in Shropshire, England. Their eight known children were Thomas (c1571-?), John (c1575-?), Dorothy (c1578-?), Elizabeth (c1580-?), John (c1583->1634), Judith (c1586-?), Jane (c1590-?) and Mary (c1592-?).


BirthABT 1553
Place: England
DeathABT 1614


Note 1

!Notes: Margaret Brabant, of Cotton, near Wem, co. Salop.

!P: In the Articles of 7th Feb. 2nd James I. [1605], there was excepted for here use during widowhood "one chamber nexte over the halle in the nowe mansion house of the sayd George Benyon." She was a party to the Settlement prepared in pursuance of those Articles. Her Will, dated 10th December, 1611, was proved at Lichfield in 1614, by her "well beloved sonne John Benyon" the Executer. She is therein described as "Margaret Benyon, widowe, late wieffe of George Benyon of Ashe, in the county of Salop, gentleman, deceased."

!P: She bequeaths Legacies to Elizabeth Oliver, Mary Rogers, and Ellen Brayne. John Brookeley, and Thomas Clyffe were the appraisers.