Wentworth Family Line

Wentworth

Name origin: The name is of Saxon origin from guen or gwyn, which signifies white, and worth, meaning farm, plain or court, thereby white farm or court taking its style from the soil which is composed of chalk or a whitish clay. The name is also taken from the lordship of Wentworth in Strafford, Yorkshire, Eng., where at the time of the Conqueror lived Reginald or Rynald de Winterwode or Wynterwode. It is also a local origin from the Worth farm, a place on the river Went, in Northumberland, Eng.

  • Thomas Wentworth (1414- )
  • Thomas Wentworth (1429- )
  • William Wentworth (1440-1509)
  • Thomas Wentworth (1478-1548)
  • Thomas Wentworth (1520-1587)

    Thomas Wentworth

    b.abt.1414 parents ukn
    m.Jane Redmanyne
    b.abt.1416 parents ukn

    CHILDREN included:

    1. William Wentworth b.abt.1440 d.Jan. 8, 1509

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    Thomas Wentworth

    b.b.abt.1429 of Elmsall, Yorkshire, England; parents ukn

    CHILDREN included:

    1. Alice Wentworth b.abt.1455 of Elmsall, Yorkshire, England m.abt.1475 Nicholas Morton

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    William Wentworth

    b.abt.1440 Wentworth, Yorkshire, England; s/o Thomas and Jane (Redmanyne) Wentworth
    d.Jan. 8, 1509
    m.Isabel Fitzwilliam
    b.abt.1450 d/o Richard and Elizabeth (Clarell) Fitzwilliam

    CHILDREN included:

    1. Thomas Wentworth b.abt.1478-84 d.Dec. 5, 1548

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    Thomas "Golden Thomas" Wentworth

    b.abt.1478-84 Wentworth, Yorkshire, England; s/o William and Isabel (Fitzwilliam) Wentworth
    d.Dec. 5, 1548 Wentworth, Yorkshire, England
    m.Beatrice Woodrove
    b.1486 Walley, Yorkshire, England; d/o Richard and Beatrice (Fitzwilliam) Woodrow (Woodruffe, Woodrove)

    CHILDREN included:

    1. William Wentworth b.1514 d.July 4, 1549
    2. Gervase Wentworth b.1516
    3. Michael Wentworth b.1518
    4. Thomas Wentworth b.1520 d.Feb. 14, 1587
    5. Bryan Wentworth b.1522
    6. Elizabeth Wentworth b.1524 d.1570
    7. Isabel Wentworth b.1526
    8. Beatrice Wentworth b.1528

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    Thomas Wentworth

    b.1520 Wentworth, Yorkshire, England; s/o Thomas "Golden Thomas" and Beatrice (Woodrove) Wentworth
    d.Feb. 14, 1587 Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England
    m.abt.1569 Scrooby, Yorks, England; Grace Gascoigne
    b.1532 of Lasingcroft, Yorks, England; d/o Jane and Anne (Vavasour) Gascoigne

    CHILDREN (all born England) included:

    1. Mary Wentworth Love b.abt.1560 d.April 17, 1627 Plymouth, MA
    2. Thomas Wentworth b.1565 d.April 27, 1627
    3. Mary [Mayflower Pilgrim] Wentworth b.1565-69 Scrooby, Nottingham, England d.July 4, 1627 Plymouth, MA m.1588 William Brewster
    4. Grace Wentworth b.1570
    5. Elizabeth Wentworth b.1572

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    This page last updated on March 12, 2007