Dorothy Croker

Dorothy Croker[1]

Female 1624 - 1693  (~ 68 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Dorothy Croker 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    • 1607 ???
    Christened 9 Apr 1624 
    Gender Female 
    Address 1646  Catchfrench, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1693 
    Association William Kekewich (Relationship: William left Catchfrench to Dorothy) 
    Person ID I4249  Geneagraphie | Voorouders HW
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2019 

    Father Francis Croker,   b. ca 1583,   bur. 13 Jan 1659  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Thomasine Kempe,   d. May 1630 
    Married 18 Mar 1619 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Family ID F1768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Francis Fox,   b. 7 Jan 1606, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1670  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1646 
     1. John Fox,   c. 18 Aug 1650,   d. 1651  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +2. Francis Fox,   b. 1647,   d. 1704  (Age 57 years)
    +3. James Fox,   c. 10 Jun 1653, St. Germans, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1699, Philadelphia, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Histories 2 Histories
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F1657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    Heraldic Churchnotes From Cornwall
    Heraldic Churchnotes From Cornwall
    Edited by Arthur J. Jewers

  • Notes 
    • According to Arthur J. Jewers in his "Heraldic church notes from Cornwall", Dorothy was a daughter of William Croker, gent. (See St. Stephens)
    • Her descendant, Francis Fox, Esq., surgeon, of Plymouth, possesses at this time a prayerbook with her name, "Dorothy Croker, "written in it.
      Also a small panel, found on making alterations in an old house belonging to the family at St. Germans, with the arms of Fox:
      Erm. on a chev. az. three foxes 'heads crased or, on a canton of the second a fleur-de-lis of the third.
    • In "The Descendants of Francis Fox", by Frances Allen and Joseph Foster, she is called Dorothy Kekewich (see source below)
    • Theodor Fortescue Fox doubted if she was a Kekewich by birth.
      I tend to agree with him after studying the known pedigrees of the Kekewich family.
      She is likely somehow related to the family of William Kekewich, who left her Catchfrench.
    • Her parents as shown by Daryl Lundy ( See The Peerage)
      and Charles Gurney Pease (see The descendants of Henri Fox
      is unproven.

    • See page 127

  • Sources 
    1. [S193] British Pedigrees, Peter Barns-Graham, (Stirnet), Kekewick of Catchfrench (Ketchfrench), Kekewich of Polmarkin (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S462] The Descendants of Francis Fox, Frances Allen, Joseph Foster, (Privately printed London , printed for the compiler by Head, Hole and Co.; Farringdon street and Paternoster row 1872), 6 (Reliability: 2).
      The wife of Francis Fox was Dorothy Kekewich. She was of good family, being a relation of the family of Kekewich of Exeter, whose house at Catchfrench, in the parish of St. Germans, being than vacant, became their residence at their first settling in Cornwall.
      Theodor Fortescue Fox doubted if she was a Kekwich by birth

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