Markham of Chesterfield
Ancestors and Descendants of John Markham
1670 - Yes, date unknown
||Between 1670 and 1690
||Yes, date unknown
||8 Jan 2016 |
||Benjamin Fletcher, b. Abt 1640, London, England , d. 28 May 1703, Boyle, Roscommon Co, Ireland |
||Elizabeth Hodson, b. Between 1640 and 1650, Ireland , d. Nov 1698, Ireland |
- 1701 - 1703; Abstract of the Will of Benjamin Fletcher of Dublin, Ireland, Esq; dated 30 Oct 1701; recorded 1703; includes sketch of Coat of Arms; mentions - daughter Vincentia Fletcher, daughter Ratham Fletcher, son Benjamin Fletcher, estate in co Louth, Ireland.
[source] Bethem Abstracts of Ireland; FHL Film #595941; vol 23 pg 5.
[pam garrett's comment] Ratham Fletcher may be same as Catherine Fletcher.
1708; Commissions signed and sealed by his Excellency the Earl of Pembroke, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, at his house in London, 27 August 1708, for a regiment of foot for Colonel Kilner Brasier; note This regiment was disbanded in England in 1712; includes Ben. Fletcher, Lt.
[source] English Army Lists and Commission Registers, 1661-1714
FLETCHER (Low Bashir, co Westmeath; Reg. Ulsters Office to Benjamin Fletcher, son and Heir of Col Benjamin Fletcher, Capt General and Gov in Chief of the province of New York...who was the son and heir of William Fletcher, Esq and Abigail Vincent, his wife, who was the daughter and heiress of Henry Vincent, esq of London)
Sa. a cross flory betw. four escallops ar. quartering VINCENT, viz, az. a chev. between three quatrefoils slipped ar. Crest--An arm in armour embowed holding in the gaunlet an arrow all ppr. point or. Motto-Per angustum.
[pam garrett's comment] Low Bashir should read Low Baskin.
Notes for Benjamin Fletcher, jr; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2015; for Markham of Chesterfield website.