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John ISSELL

John ISSELL

Male 1786 - 1865  (79 years)    Has 54 ancestors and 113 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name John ISSELL 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 1786  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 29 Nov 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 
    • My notes from viewing the PRs on microfiche and the South Hams website agree that the PRs shown John as the son of John and Elizabeth.
      I believe this is a mistake.
      (image of PR entry now on FMP, viewed 24 Nov 2014, and that confirms mother's name was recorded as Elizabeth)
      The age given for John at death suggest he was baptised as was the norm as a young baby  (less than 6 months old). His baptism was just over a year after John and Susanna married. He cannot therefore have been a son of John by a previous wife.
      If he was a son of the John I show, he was the son of John and Susanna.
      John of John and Susanna left a will; in this he names his 5 children. The other 4 are named in age order, from oldest to youngest, and it therefore seems reasonable to suppose that his son John being listed first was the oldest. No baptism for John son of "John and Susanna" has been found so this too is consistent with a mistake in the PR, Elizabeth having been written instead of Susanna.
    Gender Male 
    Apprentice Pauper apprentice 
    1828  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 
    • In 1828 fourteen year old James Sheppard was placed with a John Issell, cordwainer by the overseers of the poor of Stokenham parish. (from catalogue entry, DHC ref. 3031A/PO 7/11/22)
      Given the age of the father of this John, I think it was this John rather than his father that the apprentice was placed with.
    Bequest £5 
    1842 
    • Bequest from his aunt Susanna Efford (nee Issell)
    The will of Susanna Efford nee Issell (c.1758-1842)
    The will of John's aunt, Susanna Efford
    John, like 2 of his 3 brothers, was left £5 (the other brother, named after his aunt's husband, was left £10 and a silver watch)
    Residence 1861  The Post Office, Issells’ Corner, 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 
    • c. 1980 we visited the then Post Office in Stokenham and were told that the Post Office had moved - the Issells lived at "Issells' Corner". I believe it was this corner, and a photo in a Kellond Family Newsletter confirms that other's understand this to be the case too.

      See the cottage on Google street view

      1861: next entry is a Farm House, which suggests they were on an edge of the village, 1841 next entry is Widdicombe, suggesting similarly.
      1851 next entry was the Vicarage - where was / is this? On the other side the entries are mostly out of the main village, again consistent with an edge location.
    Occupation Cordwainer (master), sub-post master 
    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 
    • John is shown as a cordwainer (a boot and shoe maker) in the 1841 - 1861 censuses; by 1871 John had retired.
      He had 2 apprentices living in in 1841: "15" yr old (may have been rounded down) John Stone, and 11 (or 14) year old John Lambert.
      In 1851 he had 3 apprentices living in: 18 yr old Samuel Torr (born Stokenham), 17 year old Thomas Knowls (born Slapton), 12 year old John Chizel (also born Slapton).

      In 1861 he was also shown as sub-postmaster, and his home was shown as the Post Office. No mention of PO in 1841 or 1851.
    Died 29 May 1865  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 
    • Cause of death: Disease of kidney, years, certified.
      Registered by Ann Ball, resident in Stokenham, present at the death, who made her mark. 

      GRO ref: Q2 1865 Kingsbridge RD 5B 144
    Death certificate for John Issell
    Death certificate for John Issell
    Buried 4 Jun 1865  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
    Person ID I73  All | Teresa's direct ancestors
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2020 

    Father John ISSELL,   b. 1753, 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. 20 Mar 1829, 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 76 years) 
    Mother Susanna BASTARD,   b. 1760, 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. 18 May 1830, 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 70 years) 
    Banns of marriage From 25 Sep 1785 to 19 Oct 1785  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)
    Married 8 Nov 1785  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)
      "John Issell of this Parish Batchelor and Susannah Bastard of this Parish of Spinster were
      Married in this Church by Banns
      this Eighth Day of November in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
      and Eighty five by me Benjn. Beynon [Curate]
      This Marriage was John Issell [signed]
      solemnized between Us Susanna Bastard [signed]
      In the Mary Michelmore
      Presence of Samuel Kellond"
      (both witnesses signed)
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F41    |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah ("Sally") PIKE,   b. 1790, Torcross, 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. 15 Oct 1882, Stoke Fleming, 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 92 years) 
    Banns of marriage From 14 Oct 1810 to 28 Oct 1810  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 10 Sep 2020)
      "Banns of Marriage between John Issel Bachelor & Sally Pike Spinster both of this Parish ... "
    Married 4 Nov 1810  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
    • By Banns, conducted by Benjamin Beynon
      witnessed by John Pike and William Issell (I guess their brothers); all signed
      From PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 24 Nov 2014)
    Children 11 children 
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F38    |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1786 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 29 Nov 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBanns of marriage - From 14 Oct 1810 to 28 Oct 1810 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Nov 1810 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - John Pike ISSELL - Abt 1811 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Betsy ISSELL - 1813 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - William Pike ISSELL - 1815 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Robert ISSELL - Abt 1817 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Susan ISSELL - Abt 1821 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - William Pike ISSELL - Abt 1822 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Thomas ISSELL - Abt 1824 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Sarah ISSELL - Abt 1826 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsApprentice - Pauper apprentice - 1828 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Caroline ISSELL - 1828 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Louisa ISSELL - Abt 1830 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Mary Sophia ISSELL - Abt 1832 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - The Post Office, Issells’ Corner, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cordwainer (master), sub-post master - - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1865 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Jun 1865 - 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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  • Wills (transcripts)
    The will of John Issell (c 1753 -  1829)
    The will of John's father, also called John Issell
    While she lived (and provided she didn't remarry) John left everything to his wife, but following her death it was to be equally shared between his 5 children, including John.
    John was also to be joint executor with his brother Thomas.

  • Sources 
    1. [S23] Stokenham Parish Registers, The Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels (Stokenham, Devon, England), Burial of John Issell; m/f 22 (Reliability: 3).
      John Issell / No. 1170. // Stokenham // June / 4th // 78 // J. C. Carwithen

    2. [S23] Stokenham Parish Registers, The Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels (Stokenham, Devon, England), "marriage of John Issell to Sally Pike, 1810"; (Reliability: 4).