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Helen (Herron) Taft

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Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft


    William Umfreville

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    • 11th Great-grandfather of Helen (Herron) Taft — 14th Generation
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    • William Umfreville is said to be the illegitimage son of Sir Robert de Umfeville. His father took him to Missenden, Buckinghamshire, where Sir Robert de Umfreville is said to have become a monk. William was eventually left with the abbott of Missenden and he is said to be the ancestor of the Umfrevilles of Farnham Royal.

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  • Sources for William Umfreville

    • 1 Harwood, H. W. Forsyth, ed., The Genealogist: A Quarterly Magazine of Genealogical, Antiquarian, Topographical and Heraldi c Research, Volume 26, London: George Bell and Sons (1910), 209.
    • 2 Mackenzie, E., An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County of Northumberland, and o f . . ., Vol. 2, Newcastle upon Tyne: Mackenzie and Dent (1825), 367.