Frances Oxenham (née Newman)
1659 - >1695

 Relationship to me: Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Aunt Gen -8
Born 1659  
Died after 1695  
Age ??  
Father:      Richard Newman of Fifehead 1620 - 1695
Mother: Anne Harbord (m. c,1649) 1634 - 1690
Brothers: Richard Newman of Evercreech Park 1650 - 16823
Charles Harbord 1667-1683
  Thomas ???? - 1668
  Francis Holles Newman 1671 - 1714
Sisters: Elizabeth m. (1) Thomas Warre Jul 1672 at Westminster and (2) Edward Scott m.1681 see National Archives 1653 -after 1695
  Anne Christianna m. Sir William Honeywood Bart. of Elmstead 15 July 1675 c1655 - 1736
  According to Harold Biggs' researches, there was another unnamed daughter who died 23 July 1673.
Married: John Oxenham m.Jan 1676 at Westminster d.1680
Children: John d.1699

Notes: Almost all of the information given above comes from the 1695 Codicil to the Will of Richard Newman (1620-1695). See also transcript of the Codicil and summary of the transcript.

According to Harold Biggs' researches: "6 Jan. 1675-6 John Oxenham married Frances Newman (3rd born of Richard Newman & Anne Harbord) as her first husband. He was admitted to the inner temple 12 May 1670, as of South Tawton, Co. Devon, Gent. He died, according to his monument, 14 Oct 1680, age nearly thirty years. His relict Frances administered to his estate 8 June 1681, but his nuncupative will was proved 12 Aug 1682, by his father William Oxenham, then of St. Margaret’s Westminster. ..... 28 June 1699 John Oxenham, Gent. (Son of Frances Newman & John Oxenham) and Francis Scott (son of Frances Newman & Edward Scott), who were unfortunately drowned in the Thames. They were half-brothers." Note: Francis Scott and John Oxenham were first-cousins, not half-brothers!

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