FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN AND KATHERINE WARREN
 
 

John Warren was christened 6 October 1616 in Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, the son of Ralphe Warren and Sarah Golover. Middleton Cheney is a parish about four miles south of Cropredy. He married Katherine in about 1644.

John Warren farmed land in Cropredy, Oxfordshire. John is listed in the 1641-2 Protestation Returns and Tax Assessments for Cropredy. In 1669 he lived in Thomas Vaughan's former home, which had one hearth and a half a yard land.  In 1674 he had 1/2 yard land and a cottage in Cropredy, and one yard land in Bourton. Like many in 1685 he owed back rent:
 

Boothby to bailiff Mr. Osborne

"I looke upon these as able to pay speedily and accordingly expect it..."

Warren 4(1/2 year rent)
 

In 1688 on Lady Day:

"2 cottages: 2 1/2 yardland formerly Thomas Vaughn's now John Warren"
 

His home was on the north side of Church Lane in Middle Farm, opposite the Bakehouse.
 

John Warren was buried 15 April 1692 in Cropredy.


John Warren burial

Burial record for John Warren in Cropredy:
"John Warren was buryed on the fiveteenth day of April; 1692"



Katherine was buried 16 January 1694 in Cropredy.



Katherine Warren burial

Burial record for Katherine Warren in Cropredy:
"Katherine Warren was buryed on the sixteenth day of January; 1694"



John and Katherine Warren had the following children:
 

1. Thomas, christened 22 May 1645 in Cropredy; listed as a butcher and husbandman; buried 2 June 1710 in Cropredy, leaving an inventory.
 

*2. Elizabeth, christened 30 April 1647 in Cropredy; married Thomas Hunt; buried 11 April 1696 in Cropredy.


Elizabeth Warren baptism 


 Baptism record for Elizabeth Warren in Cropredy: "Elizabeth Warren the daughter of John Warren and Catherin his wife

 was baptized the last day of Aprill"



Other early Warrens in Cropredy are:


 
SOURCES: Cropredy parish registers; The Town of Cropredy; Pamela Keegan.





FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
RALPHE WARREN AND
SARAH GOLOVER


Ralphe Warren was born in about 1580 of Middleton Cheney. He married Sarah Golover 27 November 1604 in Middleton Cheney.  Sarah was christened 27 November 1604 in Middleton Cheney, the daughter of Thomas Golover and Agnes Palmer.


Ralphe died and was buried 24 March 1637/8.


Ralphe left a will:


Ralphe Warren will

Will of Ralphe Warren, 1637

In the name of God Amen, the nineteenth day of March: Anno Domini 1637, I Ralfe Warren of Grimsberye in the County of Northampton, husbandman, being weeke in body but of good and perfect rememberance thankes bee to God for the same doe make my last will and testament in maner and forme following: Imprimus, I give and bequeth to my sone Joseph Warren five shillings. Item, I give to my sone John Warren five shilinges. Item, I give to my sone Ralfe Warren five shillings. Item, I give to my sone Samuell Warren five shillings. Item I give to my sone Daniell Warren the some of five shillings. Item, I give to my daughter Marye Halle twelve pence. Item, I give to my daughter Rebecka Warren five shililnges. Item, I give to my daughter Anne Warren five shilinges. Item, I give to my daughter Eastore five shillings. Item I give all the wrest of my goodes catell and chatell unto my wife Sara Warren making hur my whole and sole executor of all my goodes unbequethed paing her legases and discharging my funeral.
In the presence of John Hawtaine: junior

Ralph Warren signature

                   Signature of Ralphe Warren on his will


Ralfe (Ralph) Warren of Grimsbury, husbandman, labourer, Will dated 19 March 1637/8,  buried 24 March 24 1637/8, inventory taken 28 May (1638), proved and exhibited 1 April 1639.

Will:
1. Joseph Warren, son 5/-.
2. John Warren, son, 5/-.
3. Ralfe Warren, son 5/-.
4. Samuell Warren, son 5/-.
5. Daniell Warren, son, 5/-.
6. Marye Halle, dau., 12 d.
7. Rebecka Warren, dau., 5/-.
8. Anne Warren, dau., 5/-.
9. dau. Eastore, 5/-.

Residue to wife Sara Warren, exex.
Witness: John Hawtaine, Junr.


Ralph Warren inventory

Inventory of Ralphe Warren


Inventory taken by Thomas Gullifer and Robert Gibert

In the hall one table and forme and a cheare and all other implements in the hall   5s. 0d.
In the chamber thre bedsteds and thr cuofers and a cradell and all beding   1l. 0s. 0d.
Brase and peouter  13s. 4d.
One coule one cherme and a paiell and two drinke barels and a boulting which and all other implements  5s. 0d.
Fore pare of shetes and on table cloth and a hand towell  6d. 8s.
Fuell   2d. 6s.
Thre henns and a coke  2d. 0s.
Two cowes  4l. 0d. 0s.
The cropp on the ground  4l. 0d. 0s.
The ded's reparell  6d. 8s.
Sum  6l. 6d. 2s.
Exhibited at Banbury by Sarah, relict and exex.
(Banbury Wills and Inventories, 1621-1650)


Ralphe and Sarah had the following children:


1. Samuel, christened 8 March 1605 in Middleton Cheney.


2. Rebecca, christened 25 June 1609 in Middleton Cheney; married Thomas Warner 27 June 1639 in Middleton Cheney.


3. Martha, christened 10 November 1611 in Middleton Cheney.


4. Joseph, christened 3 April 1614 in Middleton Cheney.


*5. John, christened 6 October 1616 in Middleton Cheney; married Katherine; buried 15 April 1692 in Cropredy.

John Warren baptism
 
 Baptism record of John Warren in Middleton Cheney: "October 6. John ye sonne of Ralphe Warren & Sara his wife"


6. Agnes, christened 31 October 1618 in Middleton Cheney.


7. Ralphe, christened 23 July 1620 in Middleton Cheney.


8. Daniell, christened 2 September 1627 in Banbury; mentioned in father's will of 1638.


9. Marye, married Mr. Hall; mentioned in father's will of 1638.


10. Anne, mentioned in father's will of 1638.


11. Eastore, mentioned in father's will of 1638.


SOURCES: Middleton Cheney parish register; Cropredy parish register; www.ancestry.co.uk; will of Ralphe Warren, 1637.






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