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Betty ISSELL

Betty ISSELL

Female 1765 - 1845  (80 years)    Has 29 ancestors and 29 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Betty ISSELL 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 1765  Stokenham, 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 
    Baptised 24 Mar 1765  St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, 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  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1841  Widdicombe, Stokenham, 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 
    • With her son, William
    Bequest £30 
    1842 
    • Bequest from her sister Susanna Efford (nee Issell)
    The will of Susanna Efford nee Issell (c.1758-1842)
    The will of Betty's sister, Susanna Efford
    Susanna left her sister Betty, probably her only surviving sibling, the largest specified amount, £30.
    She also left the residue to be shared between the children of Betty and the children of her brother-in-law, William Efford.
    Died 11 Jun 1845  (probably), Stokenham, 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 
    • Still alive when her sister Susanna Efford (nee Issell) wrote her will on 28 Jul 1836.
    Buried 15 Jun 1845  St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, 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  [2
    Notes 
    • (Research):The will of Betty's sister Susanna refers to her "sister Betty Stone" so it would seem to be this Betty who married William Stone and not the a Betsy who was also baptised in Stokenham, in 1765.

      Baptism, marriage and her sister Susanna's will all refer to her as Betty, so was she the 'Elizabeth' who, with a William Stone, had children baptised, 1785 or 1787 to 1808?
      The first, 1785, baptism shows the mother's name as Ebbet - I guess could be an abbreviation of Elizabeth, or, since it is before the marriage date I have maybe a different couple?
      All the baptisms shown for an Elizabeth and William are from shortly after the marriage of Betty. The last showing the mother's name as Elizabeth was 1806, then in 1808 there was a baptism for the child of a William and Betsey. I guess this was the same couple. All the baptisms are at intervals which suggest they are all the children of one couple.
      There was another marriage of a Wm to an Eliabeth in 1783 (notes in the PR not yet seen) - could the children be theirs and not this Wm and Betty?
      1. A gravestone at Stokenham has the names William, died in 1809, aged 64 and Elizabeth, died 1845, aged 80. Although this is also Elizabeth not Betty the age fits perfectly with being the Betty baptised in 1765.
      2. The names of the children do suggest that Betty may have been naming her daughters after herself and her sisters. (But I do not know what were names used in the families of the other William or his wife)

      I thought it might be significant that in the 1841 census the entry for Elizabeth Stone and a William Stone, possibly her son, came immediately after that of John Issell, who, assuming I am right to identify Elizabeth with Betty Issell, would be Betty's nephew. However, there is a 'place' of  Widdicombe shown for Elizabeth and William Stone, but not for the Issell family, so I think this was chance.
    Person ID I709  All
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2020 

    Father Hugh ISSELL,   b. Abt 1719, Stokenham, 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,   d. Dec 1793, Stokenham, 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 ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Susanna KING,   b. Abt 1724, Stokenham, 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,   d. May 1798, Stokenham, 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 ~ 74 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1750/51  St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, 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  [3
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F43    |  Family Chart

    Family William STONE,   b. Abt 1764,   d. 14 Sep 1809  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Banns of marriage From 4 Jun 1786 to 18 Jun 1786  St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, 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 9 Sep 2020)
    Married 26 Jul 1786  St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, 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 24 Nov 2014)
      "William Stone of this Parish Batchelor and Sarah Issel of this Parish Spinster were
      Married in this Church by Banns
      this 26th Day of July in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
      and Eighty Six by me Benjm Beynon [Curate]
      This Marriage was The mark of + William Stone
      solemnized between Us Betty Issell [signed]
      In the John Issell
      Presence of Samuel Kellond"
      (both witnesses signed)
      SouthHams website has quite a few baptisms of children of "William and Elizabeth Stone" from 1787 to 1808, all in Stokenham, which I think were probably the children of this William and Betty.
      There was also the bapt of a Wm Stone in 1785, son of Wm and Ebbet. I wondered if Ebbet was an abbreviation of Elizabeth, but the marriages register shows a Wm Stone married an Ebbet, also in 1785.
      Also, in 1783 a Wm Stone married an Elizabeth Norris in Stokenham. It's possible some, or even all, of the children are theirs, but from Betty's sister Susanna's will I do know Betty and William had children.
    Children 9 children 
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F742    |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S23] Stokenham Parish Registers, The Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels (Stokenham, Devon, England), Baptism of Betty Issell; m/f 5 (Reliability: 3).
      "Mar the 24 Betty the Daughter of Hugh Issel and Susanna his wife was bapd" (under heading 'Baptisms Anno Domini 1765')

    2. [S23] Stokenham Parish Registers, The Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels (Stokenham, Devon, England), Burial of Betty Stone; m/f 21 (Reliability: 3).
      Betty Stone / No. 715. // Widdicombe // June / 15 // 80 // Robt. A. Kuoy(?) / Curate

    3. [S23] Stokenham Parish Registers, The Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels (Stokenham, Devon, England), Marriage of Hugh ISSELL to Susanna KING; m/f 7 (Reliability: 3).
      "Febry. the 19th. Hugh Issell & Susanna King were married"