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PICTURE ABOVE: The William Clendennen Family (left to right) back: Floyde, C.D., Maude, Roy, Zoe. front: Eula, William Clendennen (father), Eugene, Alzora (mother), and Matthew Bolen (baby).






~~~~~First Generation~~~~~


NOMINOE, King of Brittany (b: unknown d: 7 Mar 0851) was Count of Vannes between 0819 and 0834 and ruler of Brittany 0846 to his death. Children:

1. ERISPOE, ruled Brittany from 0851 to 0857. (b: unkown d: 0857 killed)

2. Daughter, Heiress of Brittany (b: after 0845 d: unknown) m: Gurvand, Count of Rennes.


~~~~~Second Generation~~~~~


DAUGHTER OF NOMINOE, Heiress of Brittany (b: after 0845 d: unknown) married GURVAND, Count of Rennes (B: 0840 D: 0876/0877) Gurvand ruled Brittany from 0874-0877. Children:

1. JUDECAEL, Count of Rennes, (b: unknown d: unknown) ruled Brittany from 0877 to 0888 when killed in battle.

2. DAUGHTER (b: after 0905 d: unknown) m: Berenger of Bayeux


~~~~~Third Generation~~~~~


DAUGHTER of GURVAND & the Heiress of Brittany (b: about 0905 Rennes, Brittany, France d: unknown) married BERENGER OF BAUEUX (b: abt 0847 Bayeux, Nuestra d: bef 0930) Children:

1. ROLLO, Count of Normandy (b: unknown d: unknown) m: Poppa

2. Judicael Berenger, Count of Rennes (b: 0931 France d: 0971 France) m: Gerberge of Saxony


~~~~~Fourth Generation~~~~~


JUDICAEL BERENGER, Count of rennes (b: 0931 Rennes, Britagne, France d: 0971 France) married GERBERGE OF SAXONY (b: abt 0913 Nordhausen, Saxony, Prussia d: 5 May 0984 Relms, Marne, France) daughter of King of Germany "The Fowler" Henry II and Matilda (von) Ringleheim. After her husand died, Berberga became Queen of France when she married Louis IV King of France. Children: 1. CONAN I, Duke of Brittany (b: bet 0927 and 0944 France d: 29 June 0992 France) m: Ermendarde (of Anjou


~~~~~Fifth Generation~~~~~


CONAN I "The Crooked", Duke of Brittany (b: 0927/0944 Bretagne, France d: 29 June 0992 killed in battle Conquereull, France) married (0970 Anjou, France) ERMENGARDE of ANJOU (b: unknown), daughter of Geoffrey I, Count of Anjou, and Adela (de) Troyes. Children:

1. GEOFFROI, Duke of Brittany (b: 0980 France d: 20 Nov 1008 France) m: Havise Hedwig of Normandy

2. JUDITH of Brittany (b: 0982 d: 1017) m: Richard II, Duke of Normandy

3. HURNOD (b: unknown d: unknown)

4. JUDICAEL, Count of Porhoert (b: unknown d: 1037)


~~~~~SIXTH Generation~~~~~


GEOFFROI, Duke of Brittany (b: abt 0980 Nantes, France d: 20 Nov 1008 Bretagne, France) married (0996) HAVISE HEDWIG OF NORMANDY (b: 0977 Normandy, France d: 21 Feb 1034), daughter of Richard I (Duke of Normandy) and Gunnor (de) Crepon of Denmark. Children:

1. EUDES, Count of Pentheivre (b: 0999 d: 7 Jan 1079) m: Agnes of cornwall

2. EVENUS (b: 0998 d: 1037)

3. ALAN III (b: 0997/1008 d: 1040 Killed) m: Bertha of Blois

4. EMMA (b: unknown d: unknown) m: Ives, Viscount of Cotenin


~~~~~Seventh Generation~~~~~



EUDES, Count of Penthievre (b: 0999 d: 7 Jan 1079) married AGNES of Cornwall (b: about 0933 d: after 1058) daughter of Alan, Count of Cornwall Canhiart. Children:

1. BARDOLF of Brittany (b: after 1045 France d: after 1079) m: (miss) of Alselyn


~~~~~Eighth Generation~~~~~


BARDOLF of Brittany (b: about 1045 Brittany, France d: aft 1079) married (miss) de ALSELYN. Children:

1. ANKARIS FITZ BARDOLF, Knight (b: about 1076 England d: 1161)




~~~~~Ninth Generation~~~~~


ANKARIS FITZ BARDOLF, Knight (b: about 1076 Ravensworth, Yorkshire England d: 1161) Children:

1. HERVEY FITZ ANKARIS (b: about 1129 England d: bef 16 May 1212) m: Alice Fitz Ranulf

2. BOND FITZ ANKARIS (b: about 1136 England d: unknown)

3. ROBERT FITZ ANKARIS (: about 1138 England d: unknown)

4. VAUTER FITZ ANKARIS (b: about 1140 England d: unknown)




~~~~~Tenth Generation~~~~~


HERVEY FITZ ANKARIS (b: unknown Ravenshworth, Yorkshire d: before 16 May 1212) married (before 14 Dec 1218) ALICE FITZ RANULF. Children:

1. RANULF FITZ HENRY (d: bef 1238) m: Alice de Stavely


~~~~~Eleventh Generation~~~~~


Sir RANULF FITZ HENRY (b: unknown d: bef 1238 Jervaulx Abbey, Yorkshire) married (bef 14 Dec 1218) ALICE DE STAVELY (b: unknown d: bef 11 Nov 1253 Siningthwaith Pr, Yorkshire) daughter of Adam de Stavele and Alice de Percy. Children:

1. HENRY FITZ RANULF, Knight (b; unknown d: 1262)


~~~~~Twelth Generation~~~~~


HENRY FITZ RANULF, Knight (b: unknown d: 1262 jervaulx Abbey, Yorkshire) Children:

1. HUGH FITZ HENRY (d: 12 Mar 1304 England) m: Aubrey Styngrave


~~~~~Thirteenth Generation~~~~~


HUGH FITZ HENRY, Knight (b: unknown d: 12 Mar 1304 Barwick-on-Tees, Yorkshire, England Burial: Ronaldskirk, Yorkshire, England) married: AUBREY STEYNGRAVE (b: unknown d: 25 Jan 1303 Hulworth-on- tee, Yorkshire, England Burial: Jervaulx Abbey, Yorkshire, England) daughter of Sir William de Steyngrave. Children:

1. ADAM FITZ HUGH, Baron (b: unknown d: abt 20 July 1363) m: Margaret Douglas

2. HENRY FITZ HUGH (b: unknown d: unknown fought at Bannockburn and was constable of barards Castel (1315)

3. JOHN OF COTTON (b: unknown d: unknown) m: Isabel de Rihil, heiress to the manor of Wittingham in Northumberland.


~~~~~Fourteenth Generation~~~~~


ADAM FITZ HUGH - GLENDNWYN after Glendonwyn lands were granted to him (b: unknown d: abt 20 July 1363) married (about 1342) MARGARET DOUGLAS (b: about 20 June 1326 Scotland d: abt 1 Aug 1377) daughter of John Douglas and Agnes Monfode. Children:

1. ADAM GLENDONWYN, Baron (b: unknown d: unknown)) m: Margaret de Wauchope


~~~~~Fifteenth Generation~~~~~


ADAM GLENDONWYN, Baron (b: unknown d: unknown) married MARGARET DE WAUCHOPE (b: unknown d: unknown) Children:

1. SIMON GLENDONWYN, Knight (b: abt 1378 d: 1437) m: Mary Douglas


~~~~~Sixteenth Generation~~~~~


SIMON GLENDONWYN, Knight (b: about 1378 Parton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland d: 1437) married (abt 1407) MARY DOUGLAS (b: abt 1390 Scotland d: bef 1437 Parton, Galloway) daughter of Earl Archibald Douglas who was killed in 1424 at the Battle of Vernou, France) Children:

1. SIMON GLENDOWYN, Knight (b: 1424 Scotland d: bef 1478 Scotland) m: Elizabeth Lindsey


~~~~~Seventeenth Generation~~~~~


Sir SIMON GLENDONWYN, Knight (b: 1424 Ilk, Roxburgh, Scotland d: 1478 Parton, Galloway, Scotland) married ELIZABETH LINDSEY. Children:

1. JOHN GLENDONWYN (b: unknown d: 1510) m: Elizabeth Sinclair


~~~~~Eighteenth Generation~~~~~


JOHN GLENDONWYN (b: unknown d: 1510) married (abt 1480) ELIZABETH SINCLAIR (b: unknown d: unknown) Children:

1. NINIAN GLENDONWYN (b: unknown d: unknown) m: Kathryn Maxwell


~~~~~Ninteenth Generation~~~~~


NINIAN GLENDONWYN (b: unknown d: unknown) married (abt 1509) KATHRYN MAXWELL (b: unknown d: unknown) daughter: Lord John Maxwell Children:

1. JOHN GLENDONWYN (b: abt 1510 d: 1560) m: Elizabeth Gordon


~~~~~Twentieth Generation~~~~~


JOHN GLENDONWYN (b: abt 1510 Parton, Kircudbright, Scotland d: 1560 Scotland) married ( 6 September 1531 Scotland) ELIZABETH GORDON (b: abt 1510 d: unknown) daughter: Robert Gordon. Children:

1. ALEXANDER GLENDENNING (b: abt 1536 d: unknown) m: Nicola Herries


~~~~~Twenty First Generation~~~~~


ALEXANDER GLENDENNING (b: abt 1536 Parton, Scotland d: unknown) married: NICOLA HERRIES (b: 1563 scotland d: unknown) Children:

1. WILLIAM GLENDENNING (b: 1614 d: 1682)


~~~~~Twenty Second Generation~~~~~


WILLIAM GLENDENNING (b: 1614 Castle, Scotland d: 1682) Children:

1. ANDREW GLENDENNING (b: 1671)

2. JOHN GLENDENNING (b: 1673)

3. THOMAS GLENDENNING (b: 1677)

4. JEAN GLENDENNING (b: 1680)

5. WILLIAM GLENDENNING (b: 1680 d: 1764) m: Rose Ann Kirkpatrick


~~~~~Twenty Third Generation~~~~~


WILLIAM GLENDINING (b: 1680 Dumphries, Scotland d: 1764 Quarterland, Killinchy County Down, Ireland) married ROSE ANN KIRKPATRICK (b: 1692 Dumphries, Scotland). Their children:

1. CHARLES CLENDENNIN (b: 1714/1715 Dumphries, Scotland, d: 1790 WV) m: MARY ANN PATTERSON

2. ARCHIBALD CLENDENNIN (b: 1716 Dumphries, Scotland)

3. JOHN I. CLENDENNIN (b: 1718 Dumphries, Scotland)


~~~~~Twenty Fourth Generation~~~~~


CHARLES CLENDENNIN (b: 1714/1715 Dumphries, Scotland, d: 1793 Near Fort Charelston, Kanawha, WV) married MARY ANN PATTERSON (b: abt 1715 Scotland, d: 1788, Spring Creek, Greenbriar CO., WV) 1735 in Lancaster CO., PA. Their children:

1. ANN CLENDENNIN (b: 1736, d: 1801)

2. JAMES CLENDENNIN (b: 1736, d: 1810) m: MARGARET ANDERSON

3. ADAM CLENDENNIN (b: abt 1740)

4. THOMAS CLENDENNIN (b: abt 1743)

5. ROBERT CLENDENNIN (b: abt 1746)

6. GEORGE CLENDENNIN (b: abt 1748)

7. THOMAS CLENDENNIN (b: abt 1748)

8. MARY ELLEN CLENDENNIN(b: abt 1751)

9. WILLIAM CLENDENNIN (b: abt 1753)

10. ALEXANDER CLENDENNIN (b: abt 1755)


~~~~~Twenty Fifth Generation~~~~~


JAMES CLENDENNIN (b: 1736 Scotland, d: 1810 Rockcastle CO., KY) married MARGARET ANDERSON (b: Apr 10, 1743 Augusta, VA, d: 1810 Garrard CO., KY), daughter of WILLIAM ANDERSON AND HANNAH REID, about 1759 in VA. Their children:

1. JOHN CLENDENNIN (b: 15 Jan 1758/1759 d: 1836) m: MARY SYMPSON

2. HANNA ANDERSON CLENDENNIN (b: 1761)

3. MARY REBECCA CLENDENNIN (b: 1762) m: WILLIAM SYMPSON

4. WILLIAM CLENDENNIN (b: 1773 d: Jan 30, 1844) m: HELEN ELLENDER FOWLER

5. MARTHA CLENDENNIN (b: 1780) m: JOSEPH BALDWIN


~~~~Twenty Sixth Generation~~~~~


WILLIAM CLENDENNIN (b: 1773 Fincastle, Augusta CO, VA, d: 30 Jan 1844 Cole CO., MO) married HELEN ELLENDER FOWLER (b: 1777 Washington, VA, d: Jan 19, 1844) in October 1797 in Washington, VA. They lived in VA, TN, and then KY; but, settled in Jefferson City, Cole County, near the Mississippi River. Their children:

1. JAMES FOWLER CLENDENNEN (b: 1798 VA, d: Feb 3, 1846 MO) m: SARAH KERN

2. DANIEL FOWLER CLENDENNEN (b: 1799, d: Nov 1859)m: (1) MARTHA ANN RIDGE (2) SUSANNA McDANIEL

3. MARY POLLY CLENDENNEN (b: 1802 VA, d: Feb 1844 MO) m: MOSES PHILLIPS

4. JOHN FOWLER CLENDENNEN (b: 1804 VA; d: 30 Dec 1844 MO) m: SUSANNAH BARTON

5. ROBERT F. CLENDENNEN (b: 1806 VA, d: Aug 27, 1855) m: REBECCA WEBB

6. MATTHEW BOLEN CLENDENNEN, SR. (b: 1807 TN, d: 1860-1870 TX) m: ELIZABETH WEBB

7. ISAAC CLENDENNEN (b: 1811 TN, d: 1860) m: LUCRETIA A?

8. CATHERINE CLENDENNEN (b:July 3, 1812 TN, d: Jan 4, 1882) m: BENJAMIN WEBB

9. ABIGAIL CLENDENNEN (b: 1813 TN) m: WILLIAM McDANIEL

10. MARGARET CLENDENNEN (b: 1816) m: (1) MARTIN CARMICHAEL (2) EDWARD McDANIEL (3) JOHN MATTHEWS


~~~~~Twenty Seventh Generation~~~


MATTHEW BOLEN CLENDENNEN, SR. (b: 1807 Sullivan, VA, d: 1860-1870 Limestone CO., TX) married ELIZABETH WEBB (b: 1777 VA; d: unknown) on Apr 28, 1829 in MO. Their children:

1. MATTHEW BOLEN CLENDENNEN (b: Feb 15, 1837 MO; d: July 12, 1923 TX) m: ELIZABETH DOSSEY

2. WILLIAM CLENDENNEN (b: 1838 MO)

3. POLLY CLENDENNEN (b: 1840 MO)

4. CATHERINE CLENDENNEN (b: 1842 MO)

5. KELLY CLENDENNEN (b: 1844 MO)

6. LIZZY CLENDENNEN (b: 1846 MO)

7. REBECCA CLENDENNEN (b: 1848 MO)

8. SAMUEL CLENDENNEN (b: 1850 TX)

9. JAMES CLENDENNEN (b: 1852 TX)

10. EMILY CLENDENNEN (b: 1854 TX)

11. ELLEN CLENDENNEN (b: 1856 TX)


~~~~~Twenty Eighth Generation~~~~~


MATTHEW BOLEN CLENDENNEN, the first sheriff of Llano County, TX, (b: Feb 15, 1837 Cole CO., MO, d: July 12, 1923 Tow Valley, Llano CO., TX) married ELIZABETH DOSSEY (b: Mar 17, 1838 ARK; d: Nov 10, 1911 Llano Co., TX) daughter of THOMAS FRANKLIN DOSSEY and LAVINA ELIZABETH CURRY about 1859 in Llano CO., TX. Their children:

1. SARAH J. CLENDENNEN (b: Mar 2, 1860 TX, d: Nov 3, 1892) m: H. M. TOW

2. MARY L. CLENDENNEN (b: 1862 TX)

3. FRANCIS MARION CLENDENNEN (b: Mar 1863 TX, d: 28 Dec 1958) m: EMMA GOOCH

4. JAMES H. CLENDENNEN (b: Mar 1866 TX)

5. SIDNEY THOMAS CLENDENNEN (b: Aug 12, 1868 TX, d: Sept 11, 1870 TX)

6. WILLIAM MATTHEW CLENDENNEN (b: Nov 28, 1870 TX, d: Nov 16, 1945 TX) m: ALZORA HAMILTON

7. ELIZABETH CLENDENNEN (b: 1873 TX)

8. REBECCA ELLEN CLENDENNEN (b: 1875 TX; d: 9 Jan 1949 TX) m: WILLIAM NEWTON ALEXANDER II


~~~~~Twenty Ninth Generation~~~~~


WILLIAM MATTHEW CLENDENNEN (b: Nov 28, 1870 Tow Valley, Llano CO., TX, d: Nov 16, 1945 TX) married ALZORA LEE HAMILTON (b: Feb 29, 1872 Flatonia, TX, d: May 23, 1933 San Antonio, TX), daughter of MARSHALL HAMILTON and NANCY JANE PEELER 29 Jan 1891 in Tow Valley, Llano CO., TX. Their children:

1. MAUDE ELIZABETH CLENDENNEN (b: Dec 8, 1891 TX, d: Apr 13, 1978 TX) m: JOHN A GRANT

2. WILLIAM ROY CLENDENNEN (b: Mar 1, 1893 TX) m: (1) NETTIE (2) BARBARA

3. JAMES FLOYD CLENDENNEN (b: June 7, 1894 TX, d: Oct 27, 1975 TX) m: GLADYS FLORA PERRY

4. ZOE LEE CLENDENNEN (b: July 1, 1896 TX) m: GUS GRANT

5. THOMAS EUGENE CLENDENNEN (b: Mar 22, 1898 TX) m: EULA MAE McCANDLES

6. CHARLES DELMAR CLENDENNEN (b: Apr 17, 1900 TX) m: (1) GLADYS FLORENCE TALLEY (2) LOUISE

7. IRENE CLENDENNEN (b: June 9, 1901 TX; d: 10 June 1903 TX)

8. EULA MAY CLENDENNEN (b: Mar 4, 1902 TX) m: BILL MEYERS

9. MATTHEW BOLEN CLENDENNEN (b: July 21, 1904 TX, d: Sept 18, 1988 TX) m: BERNICE ELIZABETH O'NEILL


~~~~~Thirtieth Generation~~~~~


Matthew Bolen Clendennen in 1914

MATTHEW BOLEN CLENDENNEN (b: July 21, 1904 Caldwell CO., TX, d: Sept 18, 1988 Sinton, TX; buried: Seaside Memorial Cemetary, Corpus Christi, TX) married BERNICE ELIZABETH O'NEILL (b: May 5, 1909 Nixon, TX d: Mar 11, 2000 Mathis, TX; buried: Seaside Memorial Cemetary, Corpus Christi, TX on 13 March 2000), daughter of GAGE WASHINGTON O'NEILL and IONA EMMA PHIPPS. Their child:

1. NORMA JEAN CLENDENNEN (b: Nov 10, 1927 Texon, TX) m: OREA ALVIN EHLERS, JR.


~~~~~Thirty First Generation~~~~~


NORMA JEAN CLENDENNEN (b: Nov 10, 1927 Texon, Reagan CO., TX) married OREA ALVIN EHLERS, JR. (b: Sept 7, 1922 Corpus Christi, Nueces CO., TX), son of OREA ALVIN EHLERS, SR. and FRANCIS REBECCA WALKER of Odem, San Patricio CO., TX on Feb 26, 1945. Their children:

1. ORENE ELIZABETH EHLERS (b: Oct 27, 1945 Sinton, San Patricio CO., TX) m: (1) LAWRENCE REEVES BURNSIDE (2) MARK DOUGLAS CUSTER

2. BARBARA JEAN EHLERS (b: Aug 2, 1947 Sinton, San Patricio CO., TX) m: (1) DOUGLAS NOEL STEPHENS (2) GARNER GENE FARRIER


~~~~~Thirty Second Generation~~~~~


ORENE ELIZABETH EHLERS (b: Oct 27, 1945 Sinton, San Patricio CO., TX) married (1) LAWRENCE REEVES BURNSIDE (b: Feb 3, 1948 Corpus Christi, Nueces CO., TX), son of F.W. BURNSIDE and MABLE CRANK of Corpus Christi, TX on Mar 22, 1966 in Nueces CO, TX. (2) MARK DOUGLAS CUSTER (b: Mar 14, 1960 Corpus Christi, Nueces CO., TX), son of MORRIS D. CUSTER and CEIL KELLY on Mar 13, 1999 in Bandera CO, TX. Child of ORENE and LAWRENCE BURNSIDE:

1. LAWRENE ELIZABETH BURNSIDE (b: Oct 30, 1970 K.I. Sawyer AFB, (Gwinn), Sands Township, MI)

BARBARA JEAN EHLERS (b: Aug 2, 1947 Sinton, San Patricio, CO., TX) married (1) DOUGLAS NOEL STEPHENS (b: 1942), son of DOUG STEPHENS and EDNA CHANEY (2) GARNER GENE FARRIER (b: Jan 11, 1953), son of FRANCIS MARION FARRIER and RUBY PULLIN, on Oct 16, 1987 in Nueces CO, TX. Child of BARBARA and DOUGLAS STEPHENS:

1. CHRISTOPHER NOEL STEPHENS (b: Jan 11, 1969 Corpus Christi, Nueces CO., TX)


~~~~~Thirty Third Generation~~~~~


LAWRENE ELIZABETH BURNSIDE (b: Oct 30, 1970 K.I. Sawyer AFB (Gwinn), Sands Township, MI). m: (1) NOEL ESCOBAR (b: May 26, 1972 TX) in 1989 in Nueces CO, TX (2) RAYMOND KING in 2006, Live Oak CO, TX. Children:

1. COLIN NOEL ESCOBAR (b: Oct 16, 1989 Corpus Christi, Nueces CO., TX)

2. TROY STEPHEN CHAVARRIA (twin) (b: Feb 13, 1995 Alameda, CA)

3. TREY MATTHEW CHAVARRIA (twin) (b: Feb 13, 1995 Alameda, CA)



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Last update: 8 August 2007
Prepared by: Orene Ehlers Custer, July 1999
Information contained on this page was gathered from members of the Clendennen family,the Dukes of Brittany family tree : 826-1514, Wikipedia Encyclopedia, the Family Search Internet Genealogy Service and Gary Clendennen Genealogy at Rootsweb. I cannot vouch for the authenticity of any of this information.

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