Biography of Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789

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On 05 Jul 1739 [her father] William Ponsonby 2nd Earl Bessborough 1704-1793 (35) and [her mother] Caroline Cavendish Countess Bessborough 1719-1760 (20) were married. His younger brother John Ponsonby 1713-1787 (26) would marry her younger sister Elizabeth Cavendish 1726-1796 (12) four years later.

On 14 Oct 1742 Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 was born to [her father] William Ponsonby 2nd Earl Bessborough 1704-1793 (38) and [her mother] Caroline Cavendish Countess Bessborough 1719-1760 (23).

On 20 Jan 1760 [her mother] Caroline Cavendish Countess Bessborough 1719-1760 (40) died.

On 04 May 1763 [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (22) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (20) were married.

On 21 Aug 1765 [her son] Aubrey Beauclerk 6th Duke St Albans 1765-1815 was born to [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (25) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (22).

On 18 Dec 1766 [her son] William Beauclerk 8th Duke St Albans 1766-1825 was born to [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (26) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (24).

Around 1768 [her daughter] Catherine Elizabeth Beauclerk 1768-1803 was born to [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (27) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (25).

In 1770 William Fitzwilliam 4th Earl Fitzwilliam 1748-1833 (21) and [her sister] Charlotte Ponsonby Countess Fitzwilliam -1822 were married.

On 23 May 1771 [her son] Amelius Beauclerk 1771-1846 was born to [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (30) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (28).

On 08 May 1773 [her son] Frederick Beauclerk 1773-1840 was born to [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (32) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (30).

Around 1775 [her daughter] Caroline Beauclerk 1775-1838 was born to [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (34) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (32).

In 1776 [her daughter] Georgiana Beauclerk 1776-1791 was born to [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (35) and Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (33).

On 27 Nov 1780 [her brother] Frederick Ponsonby 3rd Earl Bessborough 1758-1844 (22) and Henrietta Frances Spencer Countess Bessborough 1761-1821 (19) were married. Henrietta Frances Spencer Countess Bessborough 1761-1821 (19) by marriage Countess Bessborough.

On 10 Feb 1787 George Beauclerk 4th Duke St Albans 1758-1787 (28) died unmarried and without issue. His first-cousin once-removed [her husband] Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke St Albans 1740-1802 (46) succeeded 5th Duke St Albans (1C 1684), 5th Earl Burford, 5th Baron Heddington. Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (44) by marriage Duchess St Albans (1C 1684).

On 09 Jul 1788 [her son] Aubrey Beauclerk 6th Duke St Albans 1765-1815 (22) and Jane Moses 1768-1800 (20) were married.

On 04 Sep 1789 Catherine Ponsonby Duchess St Albans 1742-1789 (46) died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Ponsonby

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 28 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 19 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 23 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 20 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Kings Scotland: Great x 17 Grand Daughter of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 19 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 15 Grand Daughter of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: William Ponsonby 2nd Earl Bessborough 1704-1793

GrandFather: Brabazon Ponsonby 1st Earl Bessborough 1679-1758

Great GrandFather: William Ponsonby 1st Viscount Duncannon 1659-1724

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Ponsonby 1609-1678

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Folliot

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Folliot 1568-1622

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Strode Countess Roscommon -1650

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Strode of Stoke-under-Hampden

Great GrandMother: Mary Moore -1713

Great x 2 GrandFather: Randle Moore

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles Moore 2nd Viscount Moore of Drogheda 1603-1643

Great x 4 GrandFather: Garret Moore 1st Viscount Moore of Drogheda 1564-1627

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Loftus

Great x 4 GrandFather: Adam Loftus 1st Viscount Loftus 1568-1643

GrandMother: Sarah Margetson 1678-1733

Great GrandFather: James Margetson 1600-1678

Great GrandMother: Alice Caulfeild Baroness Carpenter

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Caulfeild 1st Viscount Charlemont 1624-1671

Mother: Caroline Cavendish Countess Bessborough 1719-1760 11 x Great Granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

GrandFather: William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire 1698-1755 10 x Great Grandson of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 10 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628

Great x 4 GrandMother: Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cecil Countess Devonshire -1689 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury 1591-1668 7 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Catherine Howard Countess Salisbury 7 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire 1646-1710 10 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Butler Viscount Thurles 1581-1619 10 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Poyntz 1587-1673 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Preston Duchess Ormonde 1615-1684 9 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Richard Preston 1st Earl Desmond

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Butler -1628 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great GrandMother: Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725 9 x Great Granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Russell 1639-1683 10 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford 1593-1641 12 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandMother: Catherine Brydges Countess Bedford 1580-1657 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Carr Countess Bedford 1615-1684 9 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset 1587-1645

Great x 4 GrandMother: Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset 1590-1632 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Rachel Wriothesley 1636-1723 8 x Great Granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl of Southampton 1607-1667 7 x Great Grandson of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl of Southampton 1573-1624 7 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Vernon Countess Southampton 1572-1655 6 x Great Granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great x 3 GrandMother: Rachel Massue Countess Southampton 1603-1640

Great x 4 GrandFather: Daniel de Massue Seigneur de Rouvigny 1577-1613

GrandMother: Catherine Hoskyns Duchess Devonshire 1700-1777

Great GrandFather: John Hoskins of Oxted 1640-1717

Great x 2 GrandFather: Charles Hoskins 1603-1657