Biography of John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham 1756-1835

On 16 Nov 1754 [his father] William "The Elder" Pitt 1st Earl Chatham (age 46) and [his mother] Hester Granville Countess Chatham 1720-1803 (age 34) were married. She the daughter of Richard Granville 1678-1727.

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On 09 Oct 1756 John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham was born to William "The Elder" Pitt 1st Earl Chatham (age 47) and Hester Granville Countess Chatham 1720-1803 (age 35).

On 04 Aug 1766 [his father] William "The Elder" Pitt 1st Earl Chatham (age 57) was created 1st Earl Chatham. [his mother] Hester Granville Countess Chatham 1720-1803 (age 45) by marriage Countess Chatham.

On 11 May 1778 [his father] William "The Elder" Pitt 1st Earl Chatham (age 69) died. His son John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham (age 21) succeeded 2nd Earl Chatham.

On 10 Jul 1783 John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham (age 26) and Mary Elizabeth Townshend Countess Chatham -1821 were married. She by marriage Countess Chatham. He the son of William "The Elder" Pitt 1st Earl Chatham and Hester Granville Countess Chatham 1720-1803 (age 62).

1790 Creation of Garter Knights

In 1790 King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (age 51) created new Garter Knights as follows:

611th Duke Ernest of Saxe Coburg Altenburg 1745-1804 (age 44),

612th Francis Osborne 5th Duke Leeds (age 38),

613th John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham (age 33).

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On 13 Apr 1790 [his brother-in-law] John Townshend 2nd Viscount Sydney (age 26) and Sophia Southwell Viscountess Sydney were married.

On 30 Jun 1800 [his father-in-law] Thomas Townshend 1st Viscount Sydney (age 67) died. His son [his brother-in-law] John Townshend 2nd Viscount Sydney (age 36) succeeded 2nd Viscount Sydney. Sophia Southwell Viscountess Sydney by marriage Viscountess Sydney.

On 27 May 1802 [his brother-in-law] John Townshend 2nd Viscount Sydney (age 38) and Caroline Elizabeth Letitia Clements Viscountess Sydney were married. She by marriage Viscountess Sydney. She the daughter of (age 69) and Elizabeth Skeffington Countess Leitrim -1817.

On 09 Apr 1803 [his mother] Hester Granville Countess Chatham 1720-1803 (age 82) died.

On 21 May 1821 [his wife] Mary Elizabeth Townshend Countess Chatham -1821 died.

On 20 Jan 1831 [his former brother-in-law] John Townshend 2nd Viscount Sydney (age 66) died. His son John Robert Townshend 1st Earl Sydney (age 25) succeeded 3rd Viscount Sydney.

On 24 Sep 1835 John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham (age 78) died. Earl Chatham extinct.

Family Trees of John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham 1756-1835

Paternal Family Tree: Pitt

Royal Ancestors of John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham 1756-1835

Kings Wessex: Great x 22 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

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

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 25 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

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

Kings England: Great x 13 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 17 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 19 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 15 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestors of John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham 1756-1835

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Pitt

Great x 3 Grandfather: Rector Thomas Pitt

Great x 2 Grandfather: Reverend John Pitt

Great x 1 Grandfather: Thomas "Diamond" Pitt

GrandFather: Robert Pitt

Father: William "The Elder" Pitt 1st Earl Chatham 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: George Villiers of Brokesby

Great x 3 Grandfather: Edward Villiers

Great x 4 Grandmother: Audrey Saunders

Great x 2 Grandfather: George Villiers 4th Viscount Grandison 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John St John 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Barbara St John 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Lucy Hungerford 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Edward Fitzgerald Villiers 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Francis Leigh

Great x 3 Grandfather: Francis Leigh 1st Earl Chichester

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Egerton

Great x 2 Grandmother: Mary Leigh Viscountess Grandison 13 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Boteler 1st Baron Boteler 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Audrey Boteler Countess Chichester 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

GrandMother: Harriet Villiers 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

John Pitt 2nd Earl Chatham 1756-1835 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Grenville

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Greville of Wotton Underwood

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard Granville

Great x 1 Grandfather: Richard Granville

GrandFather: Richard Granville 1678-1727

Mother: Hester Granville Countess Chatham 1720-1803