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John VOGWELL

John VOGWELL

Male Abt 1753 - 1845  (~ 92 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 42 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name John VOGWELL 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Abt 1753 
    • I had Whitchurch here but no source.
      If John was a son of William and Joan he would probably have been born in Widecombe
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer 
    1791  Vixen Tor, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Paid Church rates in 1791 for Stone, Vixen Torr and Shallowparks. I don't know where Stone and Shallowparks are / were, so have placed the flag on the map on the farm by Vixen Tor.
      (from Dartmoor Press info)
    Land tax 1798  Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • The following entries refer to a John who I believe was this one:














      No. of RegisterNames of Proprietors.NamesSums Assessed.Date of Contract.
      £.s.d.
       Edwd. Bray Esqe.Jno. Voghill115-
       Thos. WhithairsJno. Voghill113  
       Jno. VoghillJno. Tickle118 
    Church Office Churchwarden 
    1799  St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Churchwardens accounts - info from Dartmoor Press
    Church Office Churchwarden 
    From 1809 to 1810  St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Churchwardens accounts - info from Dartmoor Press
    Property Dostabrook, Horrabridge, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • A property John bequeathed in his will.

      Dostabrook was slightly outside the main village of Horrabridge, as shown on this old OS map
    Residence 1841  Horrabridge, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • At the time of the census John was living with his son John and widowed daughter Johana Simmons; also in the house was a young Ag lab (21 yer old Richard Scoble)
    Will Written 
    25 Apr 1844 
    The will of John Vogwell (c.1753 - 1845)
    The will of John Vogwell (c.1753 - 1845)
    (a 6 x great uncle of mine, I believe)
    Died 13 Jan 1845  Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: Vogwell, John q1 1845 Tavistock RD 9 358; GRO online index shows age at death as 90
      Date from gravestone, which shows age as 90
    Buried 19 Jan 1845  St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From PR (seen image)
      John Vogwell, age 90, abode Horrabridge
    John Vogwill
    John Vogwill
    From the verse of the Bible chosen to form part of the inscription on John's grave one might imagine his life was cutshort - but as the rest of the inscription shows, he actually made it to about 90.

    Sacred
    to
    The Memory of
    Iohn Vogwill
    who died January 13 1845
    aged 90 years.

    So soon passeth it away
    and we are gone
    Psalm 90 and 10th Verse.
    Probate Will 
    7 Apr 1845  Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, Middlesex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Since John only refers to his children Johana, John and William in his will I suspect these were the only ones to survive him; the others I know of seem to have died young, if there were more surviving they had probably emigrated.
    • (Research):I think I probably found John shown as son of William and Joan on the IGI. I don't know if there are any firm sources to confirm this.

      There are several things that point to John being William's son:
      - William and John both being buried in Whitchurch, though the family doesn't seem to be here earlier than these families;
      - In John's will he mentions Thomas as his nephew (a trustee); William's son George had a son Thomas who would fit - especially as Thomas had married a Foote from Sampford Spiney, where John was farming, and the other trustee was a farmer, Richard Foote;
      - John and the above George both gave similar names to their sons - though they were some of the commonest men's names at that time.
      (The will of George who I believe to be John's brother is very brief and makes no mention of any siblings)
    Person ID I1042  All
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2018 

    Father William VOGWELL,   b. Est 1720,   d. Nov 1789, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Joan WHITE,   b. Est 1727, (probably), Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Jan 1792, St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1748  St. Pancras’ Church, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 11 Mar 2015):
      "July 3 William Fogwell & Joan White" - under heading 'Anno Domini 1748'
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F804    |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah NANKIVILL,   bap. 27 Apr 1754, Walkhampton Church, Walkhampton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 6 Feb 1790, Walkhampton Church, Walkhampton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1780  Walkhampton Church, Walkhampton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 4 children 
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F4864    |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary ATTWILL,   b. Abt 1750,   d. 29 May 1829  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Banns of marriage 13 Jun 1790 to 27 Jun 1790  St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Vogwill and Mary Atwill, both "of this Parish"
      From PR (seen image) '
    Married 16 Jul 1790  St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F4344    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsChild born - Johana VOGWELL - Abt 1780 - Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Mar 1780 - Walkhampton Church, Walkhampton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - John VOGWELL - Abt 1783 - Peter Tavy, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild bapt - William VOGWELL - 8 Apr 1788 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild bapt - George VOGWELL - 9 Jan 1790 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBanns of marriage - 13 Jun 1790 to 27 Jun 1790 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1790 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1791 - Vixen Tor, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild bapt - Joseph VOGWELL - 5 May 1791 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild bapt - James VOGWELL - 28 Sep 1793 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsLand tax - 1798 - Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChurch Office - Churchwarden - 1799 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChurch Office - Churchwarden - From 1809 to 1810 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsProperty - - Dostabrook, Horrabridge, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Horrabridge, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1845 - Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Jan 1845 - St. Andrew’s Church, Whitchurch, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsProbate - Will - 7 Apr 1845 - Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, Middlesex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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