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The Plowdens in History
The first Plowden, (Francis Plowden), to come to America came as an English soldier in the war in which the English drove the Spanish out of Florida, in the early 1600's. Plowden was killed in that war and is buried in Florida.

Edward Plowden 1st, came to Williamsburg County, South Carolina in 1732, the first to settle in that county. He is the ancestor of all Southern Plowdens.

Edward Plowden 2nd was Colonial Assemblyman from South Carolina. He built a home in Williamsburg in 1772 of "home made" Cypress lumber which stands in perfect condition to this day.

Dr. Miles Hampton Plowden, 3rd generation, was a man of many talents. He was a medical doctor, a planter, a horticulturist, educator and developer of "one of the finest pineland plantations in this region". He introduced the Scoppanong Grape into South Carolina.

Edwin Dickey Plowden, 4th generation was the first volunteer in the first company that was organized in South Carolina in the Civil War. He lost his life during the first year of the war.

John Covert Plowden, a Confederate soldier, in Company I, 23rd Regiment. Fought numerous battles before being captured. Died in Elmira Prison Camp. Elmira, NY. (His grave is one of the few marked Confederate graves at Elmira).

Sir Edmund Plowden came to America in 1620. He was appointed governor of "New Albion", what we now know as New England. When the Romans invaded England in 55 B.C., they approached "The White Cliffs of Dover" and called it - England - "Albion" or White, hence, "New Albion". Sir Edmund is the ancestor of the Northern Branch of the Family.

Roger Plowden, the crusader, took part in the siege of Acre, A.D. 1191. He was awarded the Fleur de Lis, in addition to his Coat of Arms, for his outstanding service in that crusade. The Plowdens of Plowden Hall, Salop, Pedigree began with him at that time.

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Descendency Charts
Below is a basic descendency chart listing for the PLOWDEN family. As further research is done, a more detailed breakdown will be developed and displayed.

For Three Branches
A - Plowden Hall, England to William F.G. Plowden
B - Maryland Plowdens to Clifford Lewis, 3rd
C - South Carolina Plowdens to Thomas Y. Plowden.

All three branches have the same common stem below for eleven generations:

I. Roger de Plowden, the Crusader, at siege of Acre, A.D. 1191
II. Philip de Plowden, living 1220
III. John de Plowden, living in the reign of Henry III
IV. John de Plowden, 1306, m. Matilda Montgomery
V. John de Plowden, m. Joanna Salter
VI. John de Plowden, m. Matilda Burley
VII. Edmund de Plowden, (living 1451), m. Jane Cleobury
VIII. John de Plowden, m. Margaret Blawney
IX. Humphrey Plowden, (1490-1557), m. Elizabeth Wollascot, nee Sturry, d. 1559.
X. Edmund Plowden, (1517-1584), the eminent lawyer, m. Katherine Sheldon
XI. Francis Plowden, (1562- 1652), m. Mary Fermor

Branch A lists the Plowdens continuously residing in Plowden Hall, Shropshire

XII-A Francis Plowden (1588-1661), m. (1) Eliz.Butler, (2) Katherine Audley
XIII-A Edmund Plowden (1616-1666), m. Elizabeth Cotton (1637)
XIV-A William Plowden (1667-1740) m. (2) Mary Stoner (1696), m.(3) Mary Lyttelton
XV-A William Plowden (1700-1754), m. (1726) Francis Dormer (1713-1753)
XVII-A Edmund Plowden (1727-1768), m.(1755) Elizabeth Lucy Thompson (1733-1765)
XVIII-A William X. Plowden, M.D. (1759-1824), m. Mary Winter
XIX-A Willam H. Plowden (1802-1870), m. (1834) Barbara Cholmeley, d. 1853
XX-A William F. Plowden (1853-1914), m. (1874) Lady Mary Dundas, d. 1911
XXI-A Roger E.J. Plowden (1879-1946), m. (1) (1918) Mary Cholmondeley, (2) M. Grace
XXII-A William F.G. Plowden (1925- ), m. (1951) Valerie Ann Bush

Branch B lists Plowdens decending from Edmund Plowden (Lord Earl Palatine) in Maryland to Clifford Lewis 3rd:

XII-B Edmund Plowden (1590- 1659) m. (1609) Mabel Marriner (1596-1674)
XIII-B Francis Plowden (1612-1678) m. (1653) Margaret Powell
XIV-B George Plowden (1663-1713) m. (1694) Margaret Brent
XV-B Edmund Plowden (1696-1758) m. (1739) Henrietta Slyle
XVI-B Edmund Plowden (1751-1804) m. (1779) Jane Hammersley (1759-1804)
XVII-B Mary Ann Plowden (1784-1827) m. (1808) Judge John I. Jenkins (1786-1845)
XVIII-B Margaret Brent Jenkins (1816-1901) m. (1840) Austin Jenkins (1806-1888)
XIX-B Harriet Ann Jenkins (1846-1923) m. (1871) Nicholas Kernan (1845-1901)
XX-B Isabel Marriner Kernan (1875-1965) m. (1900) Clifford Lewis, Jr. d. 1956
XXI-B Clifford Lewis, 3rd (1904- ) m. (1) (1942) Mary Butler d. 1970

(2) (1970) Virginia Bullitt, d. 1979
(3) (1988) Mary Pitz

Branch C lists Plowdens descending from Edward Plowden in South Carolina to Thomas Y. Plowden:

XII-C Edmund Plowden (1590-1659) m. (1609) Mabel Marriner (1596-1674)
XIII-C Thomas Plowden (1614-1698) m. (1650) Thomasine Davies, d.1709
XIV-C Francis Plowden (1656-1703) m. (1683) Frances Garnons, d. 1713
XV-C Edward Plowden ( -1763) m. Susannah Ransom (?)
XVI-C Edward Plowden (1744-1819) m. Susannah Nelson
XVII-C Gabriel Plowden (1793-1864) m. Mary Jane Montgomery
XVIII-B James Alexander Plowden (1818-1862) m. (1) Naomi Croskey (2) Harriet Pack
XIX-C William H. Plowden (1851-1923) m. Sarah Ann Nettles
XX-C Jesse Clifton Plowden (1882-1967) m. (1911) Estelle Youngblood, d. 1951
XXI-C Jesse Clifton Plowden, Jr. (1926-1998) m. (1948) Patricia Hinson
XXII-C Thomas Y. Plowden (1954- ) m. (1981) Kathy Miller


Children of ? Plowden are:
  1. +Samuel Edgar Nelson Plowden.
  2. +Miles Hampton Plowden, b. 1786, Sumter Dist., South Carolina14590, d. 185014590.
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