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Elizabeth VOGWELL

Elizabeth VOGWELL

Female Abt 1805 - 1880  (~ 75 years)    Has 28 ancestors and 276 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Elizabeth VOGWELL 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Abt 1805  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 
    Childhood From 1805 to 1825 
    • Elizabeth lost her mother when aged only 4 and her father just 3 years later. As well as a sister, about 2 years her junior, she had three grandparents still alive, her paternal grandfather probably living in Walkhampton and her maternal grandparents in Sampford Spiney.
      Elizabeth married in Walkhampton, so this maybe where she spent most of her childhood. Her paternal grandfather was also buried there, the year after Elizabeth was married, so he may have taken Elizabeth and Mary in. Having himself been widowed, though, when his youngest child was just 3 he had remarried about 5 years later, so Elizabeth probably had a step-grandmother to mother her*, and teenage uncles who we may imagine were more like older brothers.
      Sampford Spiney Hall, which is where her maternal grandparents appear to have been living, and Walkhampton village are just over 2 miles apart, so she probably knew all 3 grandparents as well as a number of aunts, uncles and cousins well. The names of her children may indicate the importance to her of her Spurrell relations. After a son named after her husband (and her father?) was probably named after her husband's father. The thrid was named Samuel, but as well as being her Spurrell grandfather's name this was the name of a brother-in-law so we can't be sure it was after Samuel Spurrell. Jemima is probably a stronger indicator. Elizabeth had an aunt Jemima, her mother's youngest sister, just 12 the year Elizabeth  was born, and who didn't marry until Elizabeth was about 20, so probably loved mothering her young orphaned nieces. (Nieces - Elizabeth's cousin Caroline, 5 years her senior, was deprived of her mother at a similar young age, and assuming she had no relationship with her father would also have been left parentless)

      (* -  I have not found the death of her step-grandmother so can't be sure)
    Baptised 30 Jun 1805  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)
      "Elizabeth, daughter of William Vogwell and Mary his wife"
    Gender Female 
    Died Cause: 11 months natural decay 
    4 Jan 1880  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 
    • I have cert - died of natural decay (11 mths)
      Elizabeth died in Whitchurch Village - maybe she moved there after William died, or possibly just towards the end of her life: the "11 months natural decay" may well have meant she was not fit to live by herself, especially in a fairly remote hamlet. (Her daughter Jemima who registered the death also lived in Whitchurch Village, though as she had been with her parents at Pennycomequick in 1871 they probably moved together)
    Death certificate for Elizabeth Vogwill
    Death certificate for Elizabeth Vogwill
    Notes 
    • in 1851, 61 & 1871 census; made her mark on her dau Jemima's birth cert; Jemima signed her mother's death cert.
    Person ID I939  All | Teresa's direct ancestors
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2018 

    Father William VOGWELL,   b. Abt 1781, 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,   d. Abt Sep 1812, Sampford Spiney, 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 ~ 31 years) 
    Mother Mary SPURRELL,   b. Abt 1776, Sheepstor, 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. Aug 1809, Sampford Spiney, 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 ~ 33 years) 
    Banns of marriage 18 Mar 1804 to 1 Apr 1804  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 
    • 'William Vogwell of this Parish and Mary Spurrell of Sampford Spiney'
      From PR (seen image)
    Married 14 Apr 1804  St. Mary’s Church, Sampford Spiney, 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 
    Family ID F4860    |  Family Chart

    Family William BAILEY,   b. Abt 1802, Kingsteignton, 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. 29 Oct 1874, Nutley Chapel, 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 ~ 72 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1825  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 
    • From the DFHS index of PR entries: shows William Bealey mar Elizabeth Vogwill (I haven't yet seen actual entry)

      Whitchurch is about 28 miles from Kingsteignton, and only about half a miles less from Teigngrace. So how did William from the Kingsteignton / Teigngrace area meet Elizabeth from the Whitchurch area?

      William's older sister Jane had got married in 1816 to one Henry Vogwell; Henry was the uncle of William's bride so I guess it was through his sister Jane that William met Elizabeth.

      But of course this then creates the question: how had Jane from the Kingsteignton / Teigngrace area met Henry from the Whitchurch area?
    Children 10 children 
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F720    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1805 - 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 MapsBaptised - 30 Jun 1805 - 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 - 1 Apr 1825 - 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 - Betsey BAILEY - Abt 1826 - 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 - Mary BAILEY - 1 Jan 1826 - 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 born - Joseph BAILEY - Abt 1830 - Kingsteignton, 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 BAILEY - 1832 - Kingsteignton, 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 - Ann BAILEY - Abt 1835 - Kingsteignton, 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 - Samuel BAILEY - Abt 1837 - Kingsteignton, 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 - Jane BAILEY - Abt 1841 - Kingsteignton, 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 Henry BAILEY - Dec Q 1843 - Kingsteignton, 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 Ann BAILEY - Mar Q 1846 - Kingsteignton, 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 - Jemima BAILEY - 5 Jan 1849 - Kingsteignton, 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 - Cause: 11 months natural decay - 4 Jan 1880 - 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)
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