BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM PONSONBY 1ST BARON PONSONBY 1744-1806

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: PONSONBY

Descent English Royalty: 12G Grandson Henry IV King England

Descent French Royalty: 15G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 22G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 15 Sep 1744 William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby was born to John Ponsonby (31) and Elizabeth Cavendish (17)

In 1769 William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby (24) and Louisa Molesworth (20) were married

In 1770 John Ponsonby 1st Viscount Ponsonby was born to William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby (25) and Louisa Molesworth (21)

In 1772 Richard Ponsonby was born to William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby (27) and Louisa Molesworth (23)

On 13 Oct 1772 William Ponsonby was born to William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby (28) and Louisa Molesworth (23)

In 1773 George Ponsonby was born to William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby (28) and Louisa Molesworth (24)

On 04 Mar 1776 Mary Ponsonby was born to William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby (31) and Louisa Molesworth (27)

On 13 Mar 1806 William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby (61) was created 1st Baron Ponsonby

On 05 Nov 1806 William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby (62) died

ANCESTRY

Father: John Ponsonby

GrandFather: Brabazon Ponsonby 1st Earl Bessborough

1G GrandFather: William Ponsonby 1st Viscount Duncannon

2G GrandFather: John Ponsonby

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Folliot

3G GrandFather: Henry Folliot

3G GrandMother: Anne Strode

4G GrandFather: William Strode

1G GrandMother: Mary Moore

2G GrandFather: Randle Moore

3G GrandFather: Charles Moore 2nd Viscount Moore

GrandMother: Sarah Margetson

1G GrandFather: James Margetson

1G GrandMother: Alice Caulfeild

2G GrandFather: William Caulfeild 1st Viscount Charlemont

Mother: Elizabeth Cavendish (11G Granddaughter Henry IV King England)

GrandFather: William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire (10G Grandson Henry IV King England)

1G GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire

4G GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire

4G GrandMother: Christian Bruce

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cecil (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Catherine Howard (7G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandMother: Mary Butler (10G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Butler (10G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Poyntz (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Preston

1G GrandMother: Rachel Russell (9G Granddaughter Henry IV King England)

2G GrandFather: William Russell (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford (13G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Catherine Brydges (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Anne Carr (9G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset

4G GrandMother: Frances Howard (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandMother: Rachel Wriothesley (8G Granddaughter Henry IV King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl Southampton (7G Grandson Henry IV King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Vernon (6G Granddaughter Henry IV King England)

3G GrandMother: Rachel Massue

GrandMother: Catherine Hoskyns