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Warham Saint Leger, Sheriff of Kent, and his wife, Ursula Neville.

Children:

1. Anthony Saint Leger, Knight, of Ulcombe and of Leeds Castle, Kent County England. He died 1603. 

He married Mary Scott about 1578. She was the daughter of Thomas Scott, Knight, of Scott's Hall, Kent Co. England. After Anthony's death she married Alexander Culpeper, Knt. of Wigsell, Sussex County.

Children:

(1). Warham Saint Leger, Knt., of Ulcombe, Kent Co. was a member of the Virginia Company and subscriber to the Third Charter, 1611-12. He accompanied Sir Walter Raleigh on his second voyage to Guaina 1617-18, being captain of the "Thunder" with seventy-six men and twenty guns. Raleigh, in his writing of the misconduct of his subordiantes, stated that all wished to turn pirates except St. Leger. The losses which Sir Warham incurred on this expedition compelled him to sell Leeds Castle. 

He married Mary Hayward, daughter of Rowland Hayward, Knt., Lord Mayor of London, of Salmeston, Kent Co. He died Oct 11, 1631. His widow died in 1662 Kent Co. England

Children:

A.  Anthony Saint Leger, Knt., Warden of the Mint, 1660, alienated Ulcombe, 1648. He married 1st BARBARA SHERLEY ,  widow of ______Thornhurst.

He m. 2nd,  Mary Norwood, m. 3rd, Bridget _____.

B.  Thomas Saint Leger  d. 1608

C.  Ursula Saint Leger m. Rev. Daniel Horsmanden

son: Col. Warham Horsmanden 1628, a loyalist. emigrated to Virginia during the English Civil Wars, settled Charles City Co. Virginia by 1653/4. He was a member of the House of Burgesses,and of Council, 1658-59. He returned to England and died 1691. He married Susannah Beeching Feb 27, 1650/1 St. Mary, Somerset, London.

 

D.  Katherine Saint Leger m. Thomas Culpeper July 10, 1628 Ulcombe Kent Co. England. He was admitted to Middle Temple May 7, 1621, member of Virginia Company 1623, an original patentee of the Northern Neck of Virginia Sept 18, 1649.

Children:

(a).  Mary Culpeper 1629, d. 1630

(b). Anne Culpeper 1630 d. 1695, buried York Co. England. She married Christopher Danby of York Co. England.

(c). John Culpeper 1633, presumably died young

(d). Frances Culpeper, baptisted Hollingbourne, May 27, 1634. Married 1st Capt Samuel Stephens. He was appted. Gov. of Albemarle, died about 1669. (no children)... She married  2nd, William Berkeley, Knt., bapt. July 16, 1608 Twickernham, Middlesex England. He became Gov of Virginia and died 1677. She married 3rd, Philip Ludwell, born 1638, Governor of North Carolina and   South Carolina, returned to England about 1700, buried Stratford le Bow, Middlesex.

(e). Capt Alexander Culpeper, Esq, granted office of Surveyor General of Virginia Oct 25, 1671 on return to England. He died 1694, unmarried.

(f). John Culpeper, Gent., Surveyor General of South Carolina, later of Albemarle Co. North Carolina; He participated in Culpeper's Rebellion, tried for treason in England. He married 1st, Judith___, 2nd Margaret___ Bird, 3rd. Sarah Mayo.

E.  John Saint Leger m. Rebecca Horsmanden

F.  Warham Saint Leger  d. 1621/2

G.  Mary Saint Leger 1612, married Col. William Codd, Esq of Wateringbury Kent Co. England Nov 27, 1632. He died 1653.

(a).  Col. St. Leger Codd  1635, admitted Grays Inn May 1, 1656, emigrated to Virginia by 1670, removed to Cecil Co. Maryland, died 1706. He married 1st Anne (Mottrom) Wright Fox, 2nd Anne (Bennett) Bland. She died in November 1687 at Wharton’s Creek, Kent County, Maryland. He m. 3rd Anne (Hynson) Randall Wickes. Colonel St. Leger Codd left a will dated 7 November 1706 and proved in Maryland on 9 February 1707/8, and in Lancaster, Virginia, on 8 April 1708.

Children of Anne Bennett Bland Codd..

1. St. Leger Codd

2. Beatrix Codd

3. Sarah Codd   

H.  Rowland Saint Leger

I.  Dudley Saint Leger

J.  Frances Saint Leger

K.  George Saint Leger

L.  Lt. Col. Heyward Saint Leger

M.  Alexander Saint Leger

2. Anne Saint Leger born about 1555 married Thomas Digges of Barham, Kent Co. England.

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Mary, daughter of Sir John Leger, married Sir Richard Grenville, son of Sir Roger Grenville b. 1540, aided Sir Walter Raleigh. Sailed to Roanoake Island.

 

   


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