Due to her father's premature death she became a ward of Alexander Popham of Huntworth, near Bridgwater, Somerset, who married her to his second son.
Daughter and heiress of Hywel Adam (d. 1532) of Castleton, near St Athan, Glamorgan, by his wife Jane ferch Llewelyn, daughter of Llywelyn Bach ap Dafydd of Llancarfan by his wife Catrin Bawdripp. Catrin Bawdripp was a daughter of Thomas Bawdripp of Odyn's Fee, near Penmark, by his first wife Jane Raglan, daughter of John Herbert alias Raglan (d. aft. 1482) of Carnllwyd, near Llancarfan, by his wife Catrin, daughter and heiress of Lewis Mathew of Carnllwyd by his wife Joan ferch Tomas ap Madog. John Herbert alias Raglan (d. aft. 1482) was a son of Robert ab Ieuan by his wife Joan, daughter and co-heiress of Wilcock Clerk (d. 1445) of Knoyles Place in Llantwit Major. Robert ab Ieuan was a son of Ieuan ap Tomas by his wife Margery, daughter of Gwilym ap Jenkin Grant by his wife Morfydd ferch Madog.
Granddaughter of Richard Adam (d. aft. 1516) of Castleton, near St Athan, by his wife Katherine Vaughan (d. 1520). After Richard's death Katherine married her fourth husband John Nerber, lord of Castleton, by whom she was the mother of Agnes Nerber (d.s.p. 1558) of Brigan.
Great-granddaughter of Huw ab Adam of St Athan [a descendant in the direct male line of Bleddyn ap Maenyrch (d. 1093), arglwydd of Brycheiniog] by his wife Tangwystl ferch Gruffudd, daughter of Gruffudd ap Rhys Llwyd of Porth yr Ogof in Ystradfellte [also a descendant in the direct male line from Bleddyn ap Maenyrch (d. 1093)].
Amy Adam Popham was a first cousin of William Evans, son of her aunt Isabel Adam by Ieuan ap Thomas Herbert of Llangattock.
John Popham (1531 - 1607)
Eleanor Popham Warre*
Mary Popham Malet*
Penelope Popham Hanham (____ - 1622)*
Elizabeth Popham Champernowne (____ - 1637)*
Katherine Popham Rogers (____ - 1608)*
Jane Popham Horner (____ - 1591)*
Katherine Popham Rogers (1559 - 1608)*
Francis Popham (1573 - 1644)*
Note: Their monument with effigies was moved from its original placement in 1848, and again in 1938 to its current location. The precise site of the family's remains within the church is unknown at present.
St John the Baptist Churchyard
Taunton Deane Borough
Created by: Todd Whitesides
Record added: Nov 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101076357
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