Sir George Neville 5th Baron Bergavenny

Brief Life History of George

When Sir George Neville 5th Baron Bergavenny was born in 1469, in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Sir George Neville 4th and de jure 3rd Baron Bergavenny, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Fenne, Baroness Abergavenny, was 25. He married Joan FitzAlan before 1494. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1497. He died on 13 June 1535, in Birling, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66, and was buried in Birling, Kent, England.

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Sir George Neville 5th Baron Bergavenny
Mary Stafford
Marriage: about June 1519
Catherine Nevill
Mary Neville Baroness Dacre
Margaret Neville
Thomas Neville
Ursula Neville
George Neville
John Neville
Mary Neville
Dorothy Neville
Henry Neville 6th Baron Bergavenny

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  • George Neville, "Find A Grave Index" [burial of body]
  • George Nevell, An historical and genealogical account of the noble family of Nevill,
  • George Neville, "Find A Grave Index" [burial of heart only]

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Neuville in Calvados or Néville in Seine-Maritime, both so called from Old French neu(f) ‘new’ (from Latin novus) + ville ‘settlement’. One family line, originally from Neuville (Calvados), became powerful during the Wars of the Roses through Richard Neville (1428–71), 16th Earl of Warwick, nicknamed "The Kingmaker".

Irish (Munster): assimilation of the Gaelic name Ó Niadh (see Nee ) and sometimes of Ó Cnaimhín (see Nevin ).

History: George Neville came to VA in or c. 1700 and settled on the headwaters of the Occoquan River, acquiring a large estate. His descendants, bearing the surnames Neville and Craig, were of considerable importance in Pittsburgh, PA, and Cincinnati, OH.

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

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