John Yeo and Elizabeth Fortescue

Many Yeo lines are descended from this couple, who married at Dolton in 1569. They had three sons: William, Roger and Henry.

William Yeo married Catherine Harris and had sons Henry Yeo (1582–1642), Alexander Yeo (1587–1632).

Roger Yeo (1570–1642) married Catherine Smale and had children Anna, Henry, Robert, Bartholomew, Roger, Thomas and George. For Roger and Bartholomew see below.

Henry Yeo (1572–1642) married Elinor and had sons Alexander, Henry, Thomas and John. For Alexander see below.

Roger Yeo, son of Roger and Catherine, married Mary Davey and had a son Edward Yeo.

Bartholomew Yeo (1600–1672), son of Roger and Catherine, married Agnes Rode and had children Ann, Robert and Roger. For Roger see below.

Alexander Yeo (1602–1663), son of Henry and Elinor, had two sons:
– Henry Yeo (died 1717) married Sarah Mayne
– William Yeo (born 1651) married Susannah Davey and had six children.

Roger Yeo (1639–1706), son of Bartholomew and Agnes, married Grace Gould and had children Agnes, Roger, Bartholomew, Johane and Elizabeth.

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