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Our Sigsworth Family
Generations One to Five



Generation #1

Our farthest-reaching Sigsworth ancestor was John Sigsworth, born bef. 1615 in Oswaldkirk, Yorkshire Co., England

See a Map of the area in Yorkshire County where the Sigsworth Grange, Moor, and Crags are located
See a Description of the Map

See a Map of the area in North Yorkshire County, England, where our Sigsworth ancestors lived
See a Description of the Area

One known child of first generation John Sigsworth is (see generation #2)

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Generation #2

1-Edward Sigsworth, baptized on Sept. 27, 1640, at Oswaldkirk, married Eleanor Clark on May 20, 1673, in Sutton on the Forest, Yorkshire Co., England. Edward was a farmer by trade. Their known children, all born in Sutton on the Forest, were as follows (see generation #3)

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Generation #3

1-William Sigsworth, b.abt.1677. He married someone unknown and had the following Generation #4 children

2-John Sigsworth, b.abt.1679, no further information is known at this time

3-Anne Sigsworth, b.abt.1691, no further information is known at this time

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Generation #4

1-William Sigsworth, baptized Mar. 25, 1705, at Sutton on the Forest

2-Christopher Sigsworth, baptized Jan.27, 1708, at Sutton on the Forest, died Jan, 27, 1708

3-Mary Sigsworth, baptized June 24, 1711, at Sutton on the Forest, died June 24, 1711

4-Edward Sigsworth, baptized Dec. 16, 1715, at Sutton on the Forest, married Mary Wilson on Mar.30, 1741, at Fulford, Yorkshire Co., England. It is through Edward and Mary that our Sigsworth line continues. Their known Fifth Generation children are:

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Generation #5

1-Edward Sigsworth, baptized May 31, 1742, at Sutton on the Forest, married Sarah Bean on May 08, 1767, at Sutton on the Forest. Their known children were 1-Rachel Sigsworth, born abt. 1769; 2-Mary Sigsworth, born abt. 1772; and 3-Sarah Sigsworth, born abt. 1782. All children were born at Sutton on the Forest (LDS christening extract)

2-Christopher Sigsworth, baptized Sept.02, 1750, at Sutton on the Forest. He died at Hovingham, Yorkshire Co., England and was buried on May 01, 1826. He married first on July 06, 1772, in Hovingham to Elizabeth Beeforth (she was buried in Hovingham), and he married second on July 07, 1800, at Hovingham to Mary Smith (witnesses at the wedding were Thomas Jones and William). Christopher was a gardener by trade

The families of Edward and Christopher will be recorded in generation #6. Return to the Sigsworth Family Index to follow their links.

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