Family of Mary Jewell


According to information taken from the International Genealogy Index (I.G.I.), Mary Jewell was baptised on the 22nd February 1617, in Marhamchurch, Cornwall, England. She was the second child of Digory Jewell and Johan Shearme

A further search of the I.G.I., has discovered that Mary married John Sherme on the 25th November 1635, in the Parish of Kilkhanpton, Cornwall. According to the I.G.I, John Sherme was baptised on the 17th February 1618 in the Parish Marhamchurch.

A subsequent search of the I.G.I., has discovered that Mary and John had 7 Children. Interstingly their first 3 children were shown in the I.G.I. as being baptised before Mary and John were married (?). An extensive search of the I.G.I has discovered that the above marriage is the only one recorded of Mary and John Sherme, and the parents of the children below are shown as John Sherme.

The details of the children are as follows. All are shown as being baptised in Kilkhampton.

Thomas Sherme - baptised 8th February 1629
Mary Sherme - baptised 2nd April 1632
Willme. Sherme - baptised 3rd April 1636
Margaret Sherme - baptised 9th July 1637
John Sherme - baptised 10th December 1639
Susann Sherme - baptised 19th March 1641


Last Updated 6th November 1996