Jasper Horsey

Brief Life History of Jasper

When Jasper Horsey was born about 1498, in Exton, Devon, England, his father, Sir John Horsey, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Turgis, was 34. He married Joan Wilford about 1525, in Exeter, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He died before 26 October 1546, in England.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Horsey
1498–1546
Joan Wilford
1500–1558
Marriage: about 1525
Edward Horsey
1525–1583
Jasper Horsey
1528–1558
Katherine Horsey
1528–
Gertrude Horsey
1530–
Margaret Horsey
1532–
Ann Horsey
1533–
Thomas Horsey
1536–
Gervase Horsey
1538–
Philip Horsey
1540–
Sir George Horsey
1526–1587
Ann Horsey — no credible sources cited
1530–1600
Frances Horsley
1531–1582
John Horsey
1540–
Wyllm. Horsey
1541–

Sources (2)

  • Jasper Horsey in entry for John. Horsey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jasp. Horsey in entry for Wyllm. Horsey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Name Meaning

English (southern): habitational name from Horsey Pignes (Somerset), Horse Eye (Sussex), or Horsey (Norfolk), from Old English hors ‘horse’ + ēg ‘island, low-lying land’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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