~1524, John Vyvyan born in Trenouth, Cornwall, England, heir & s/o 65548. Richard Vyvyon & 65549. Elizabeth ?.
~1525, Olive born in St. Wenn, Cornwall.
7/29/1546, at St. Columb Major, John Vivian married Ollyffe, daughter and heiress of Tresaster, of St. Wenn.
1/28/1547, Edward VI succeeded Henry VIII as King of England.
9/18/1549, John’s father, Richard, wrote his will, naming John as executor.
Bef. 1/10/1550, John’s father died.
Aft. 1550, John Vyvyan v. Reginald Tretherf: recognisance. (S) UKNA, C 4/23/176.
7/19/1553, Mary I, sister of Edward VI, became Queen of England.
1553-55, Plaintiffs: Peter Marten of Helston. Defendants: John Vyvyan, esquire. Subject: Tin works, `knack mylnes' and blowing and grinding mills for tin in Wendron (Seynt Guendon) pledged to defendant as surety for a debt since paid. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/1370/31.
1556-58, Plaintiffs: John Vyvyan of Trenoweth (in St Columb Major), son and heir of Richard Vyvyan. Defendants: Sampson Hick and Michael Rous. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to messuages and land at Gluvian in St Columb Major (Glyvyan Vargh by Tounflore). Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/1479/54-57.
1558-79, Plaintiffs: John Vyvyan. Defendants: John Rychardes. Subject: land called Polglase, Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 3/184/98.
1558-79, Plaintiffs: John Vivian. Defendants: Edmund Robins and Margaret Robins his wife. Subject: personal estate of the deceased William Vivian of [St Austell], Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 3/185/38.
1558-79, Plaintiffs: George Syngleton. Defendants: John Vyvyan. Subject: property in Bodmin, Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 3/159/44.
1/15/1559, Queen Elizabeth I succeeded Mary I of England.
4/8/1571, Parties: 1) Edward Penwerne, Stoke, Cornwall, yeoman 2) John Vivian of Trenoweth, gentleman. Includes lands in Trevilgus alias Trevilges in parochia de St Tesye alias dicti Egles Croke … also in Harlin in Costenton in St Meren. 1)'s attorneys to deliver seisin Thomas Tyfferde and John Potter, Trevilgus alias Trevilges. Witnessed: Richard Vivian, … Feoffment £30. (S) Cornwall Records, X322/1.
2/24/1581, John’s mother died.
1584, John’s house within a park on John Norden’s map of Cornwall. (S) National Heritage List.
6/4/1587, John Vivian of Trenowe wrote his will: “… I give unto Oliffe my wife one hundred poundes and thirtie poundes yerelie to be paied unto her. Item I give unto John Vivian my Sonne one hundred poundes and tenne poundes in Landes. Item I give unto Pascawe Vivian my Sonne one hundred poundes and tenne poundes in Landes. Item I give unto Johane Vivian my daughter one hundred markes. Item I give unto Emlin my Daughter one hundred markes. The reste of all my goodes and Landes I give unto Thomas Vivian my sonne whome I make my Executor …” (S) UKNA, PROB 11/75/101.
1588-89, John Vevion of Trelowarren died; buried at St. Columb Major, Cornwall.
2/1589, John’s will probated, Ollyffe named in the probate.
8/21/1597, “Ollyffe Vivian” buried at St. Columb Major, Cornwall; widow of John Vivian.
(S) The Registers of the Parish of St. Columb Major, Cornwall, Arthur Jewers, 1881, P146. (S) The Registers of the Parish of St. Columb Major, Cornwall. (S) Visitations of Cornwall, Vivian, 1887, P533.
Children of John and Alice:
i. Thomas Vivian, born ~1547 in Trenowth, Cornwall, England. [Heir]
6/18/1578, Thomas Vivian married Anne Lure, d/o Peter Lower of Truro.
1589, Thomas overseer of the will of James Vivian of Newlyn.
5/18/1617, Thomas buried at St. Columb Major, Cornwall.
3/22/1635, Anne buried at St. Columb Major, Cornwall.
ii. Pascaux Vivian, born ~1549 in Trenowth, Cornwall, England.
6/4/1587, Pascowe named in his father’s will.
1589, Pascowe co-executor of the will of James Vivian of Newlyn.
8/6/1634, Pascowe buried at St. Columb Major, Cornwall.
iii. John Vivian, baptized 3/10/1551 in Trenowth, Cornwall, England.
6/4/1587, John named in his father’s will.
1589, John co-executor of the will of James Vivian of Newlyn.
1593, Plaintiffs: Degory Canne. Defendants: John Vivian. Subject: money matters, Cornwall.
1/29/1603, John died. [2 daughters, Olive and Honor]
iv. Jane Vivian (16387), born ~1555 in Trenowth, Cornwall, England.
v. Emline Vivian, born ~1556 in Trenowth, Cornwall, England.
6/4/1587, Emline named in her father’s will.
Emiline married John Marke of Liskeard.