Biography of Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple 1690-1752

In 1653 [her grandfather] Peter Temple 2nd Baronet (age 61) died. His son [her father] Richard Temple 3rd Baronet (age 18) succeeded 3rd Baronet Temple of Stowe.

Before 24 Oct 1675 [her father] Richard Temple 3rd Baronet (age 41) and [her mother] Mary Knapp Lady Temple were married. She by marriage Lady Temple of Stowe.

Around 1690 Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple was born to Richard Temple 3rd Baronet (age 55) and Mary Knapp Lady Temple.

On 08 May 1697 [her father] Richard Temple 3rd Baronet (age 63) died. His son [her brother] Field Marshal Richard Temple 1st Viscount Cobham (age 21) succeeded 4th Baronet Temple of Stowe.

On 25 Nov 1710 Richard Granville 1678-1727 (age 32) and Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple (age 20) were married.

On or before 26 Sep 1711 [her son] Richard Grenville-Temple 2nd Earl Temple was born to [her husband] Richard Granville 1678-1727 (age 33) and Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple (age 21).

On 17 Feb 1727 [her husband] Richard Granville 1678-1727 (age 48) died.

On 09 May 1737 [her son] Richard Grenville-Temple 2nd Earl Temple (age 25) and [her daughter-in-law]  were married. He the son of Richard Granville 1678-1727 and Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple 1690-1752 (age 47).

On 14 Sep 1749 [her brother] Field Marshal Richard Temple 1st Viscount Cobham (age 73) died without surviving issue. His sister Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple (age 59) succeeded 2nd Viscountess Cobham by special remainder. Baron Cobham extinct. His second cousin once removed William Temple 5th Baronet (age 55) succeeded 5th Baronet Temple of Stowe.

On 18 Oct 1749 Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple (age 59) was created 1st Earl Temple. [her former husband] Richard Granville 1678-1727 by marriage Earl Temple.

In 1752 Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple (age 62) died. Her son [her son] Richard Grenville-Temple 2nd Earl Temple (age 40) succeeded 2nd Earl Temple, 3rd Viscount Cobham. [her daughter-in-law]  by marriage Countess Temple.

Family Trees of Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple 1690-1752

Paternal Family Tree: Temple

Ancestors of Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple 1690-1752

Great x 3 Grandfather: Peter Temple of Stowe

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Temple

Great x 1 Grandfather: Thomas Temple 1st Baronet

GrandFather: Peter Temple 2nd Baronet

Great x 4 Grandfather: George Sandys

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Sandys

Great x 2 Grandfather: Miles Sandys

Great x 1 Grandmother: Hester Sandys

Father: Richard Temple 3rd Baronet

Great x 3 Grandfather: Nicholas Leveson

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Leveson

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Bradbury

Great x 3 Grandmother: Denise or Dionyse Bodley

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Leche

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Leveson

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Gresham

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Gresham

Great x 2 Grandmother: Ursula Gresham

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Ipswell

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Ipswell

GrandMother: Christian Leveson

Hester Temple 1st Countess Temple 1690-1752

GrandFather: Thomas Knapp

Mother: Mary Knapp Lady Temple