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Madge Family from Crediton, Devon, England

Below is some information on my MADGE ancestors from Devon, England, starting with my 4 x great grandfather William MADGE.

William MADGE, was born 4 Nov 1810 in Crediton, Devon and died 5 Oct 1907 in Crediton, Devon. He married Ann WHITE on 1 Mar 1835 in Crediton Devon England. She was born 1812 in Winkleigh, Devon, England and died Sep 1888 in Crediton Devon England, daughter of James and Ann WHITE.

Children and spouses of William MADGE and Ann WHITE

Ellen MADGE was born 1835 in Crediton Devon England and died 24 Apr 1895 in Exeter, Devon, England. She married Thomas Warren PERKINS 1857 in Exeter Devon England. He was born 18 Mar 1836 in Crediton, Devon, England and died 04 Oct 1910 in Exeter Devon England, son of John PERKINS and Sarah WARREN.

Mary Anne MADGE was born 1837 in Crediton, Devon, England and died Mar 1894 in Crediton Devon England. She married William BENNETT 01 Oct 1857 in Exeter Devon England. He was born 1837 in Crediton Devon, England and died 08 Jan 1894 in Crediton Devon England, son of William BENNETT and Ann CUMMINS.

Samuel MADGE was born Mar 1840 in Crediton, Devon, England and died 1904 in Staines, Middlesex, England. He married Elizabeth BROOKLAND Apr 1860 in Crediton, Devon, England. She was born 1842 in Down St Mary, Devon, England.

James MADGE was born about 1841 in Crediton, Devon, England. He married Susan. She was born about 1838 in Moretonhampstead, Devon, England

George MADGE was born Oct 1850 in Crediton, Devon, England. He married Ellen AYRES Sep 1868 in Exeter, Devon, England. She was born ABT 1834 in Crediton, Devon, England.

Sarah MADGE was born Oct 1853 in Crediton Devon England and died 13 Jan 1933 in Cane Hill Coulsdon Surrey England. She married Peter HAMMETT Sep 1870 in Exeter Devon England. He was born 1848 in Sandford, Devon, England and died 1898 in Kenington London England, son of Simon HAMMETT and Sarah DAW.

Be great to hear off anyone with any connection.

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HAYDON of Devon, UK

Samuel HAYDON was born on 23 March 1817 in Crediton Devon England to Solomon HAYDON and Sarah BRADFORD. Samuel died, 31 December 1883, aged 66, in Crediton, Devon, England.

He married Elizabeth SETTER, 22 March 1840 in Tedburn St Mary, Devon. Elizabeth was born, 1819 in Crediton Devon and died in 1903, aged about 83, daughter of James SETTER and Elizabeth FORWARD.

Children of Samuel HAYDON and Elizabeth SETTER:

James HAYDON - (1840-1908) m. 1873 Jane NORRISH (1843-1902). They had four children.

George HAYDON - (1844-)

Sarah HAYDON - (1845-)

Ellen HAYDON - (1847-)

Susan HAYDON - (1849-1892) had an illegitimate son Samuel John HAYDON (1869-) who married Edith Mary HEARD (1874-) in 1893. Susan married John DREW (1843-1899)the year after Samuel's birth and had six children with John.

Mary Ann HAYDON - (1852-) m. 1877 William DADD (1839-)

Elizabeth HAYDON - (1856-)m.1877 George GALLIN at Waterdown, Ontario, Canada

Charlotte HAYDON - (1859-1909) m. 1878 James BENNETT (1858-1908. They had eight children.

Emma Jane HAYDON - (1861-)

Samuel and Elizabeth are my 3x great grandparents and I would love to hear from anyone who could help me in my research on these family lines.

The attached photo is of my 2x great grandmother Charlotte HAYDON.


The DYER's of Devon UK

James DYER was born was born 17 Feb 1804 in Trusham, Devon, England and died Mar 1870 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England. He was the son of William DYER and Joannah MARTIN

He married Mary HOLMAN on 01 Aug 1825 in Christow, Devon, England. She was born 11 Sep 1803 in Trusham, Devon, England and died 1845 in Crediton, Devon, England.

He married Ann CAMPION in 1848 in Trusham Devon England. She was born ABT 1799 in Ilsington, Devon, England.

Children of James Dyer and Mary Holman:

Eliza b. 1825 in Christow, Devon, England and died Jun 1899 in St Thomas Devon England. She married George HORNER on 11 Dec 1857 in Taunton St James, Somerset, England. He was born 1825 in Wambrook Dorset England.

Thomas b. 1827 in Trusham, Devon, England and died 18 Mar 1828 in Trusham Devon England.

James b. 1829 in Trusham, Devon, England and died 1829 in Trusham, Devon, England.

George b. 1830 in Trusham, Devon, England and died 1832 in Trusham, Devon, England.

Jane b. 1832 in Trusham, Devon, England. She married Thomas PADDON 1858 in Plymouth Devon England. He was born 1828 in Ilshington, Devon, England.

George b. 1833 in Trusham, Devon, England and died 1919 in Newton Abbott, Devon, England. He married Mary Ann TANCOCK 06 Nov 1859 in Chudleigh Devon England. She was born 1837 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon England and died 1921 in Newton Abbot Devon England, daughter of James TANCOCK and Ann HOWARD.

Susan b.1836 in Trusham, Devon, England and died Jun 1838 in Trusham, Devon, England.

Mary Ann b. 1838 in Trusham, Devon, England and died 1839.

William b. 1840 in Trusham Devon England and died 1883 in Crediton Devon England.

Mary Anne b. 30 Jun 1842 in Trusham, Devon, England and died 1904 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England. She married Robert NORRISH Sep 1867 in Newton Abbot Devon England. He was born 30 Apr 1844 in Woodland, Devon, England and died 1899 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England

Susannah b. 1845 in Trusham, Devon, England. She married Edward SALTER. He was born ABT 1842 in Halberton, Devon, England.

Be great to hear from anyone with any connections to these people.

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TANCOCK family - Devon UK-Australia-Canada

James TANCOCK was born 1803 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon, England and died Nov 1858 in Chudleigh Devon England. He married Ann HOWARD 16 Apr 1831 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon, England. She was born 1807 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon, England and died 1890 in Chudleigh Devon England, daughter of James HOWARD and Grace COOMBE.

Children of James TANCOCK and Ann HOWARD:

Harriet TANCOCK was born 1831 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon, England and died 13 Aug 1926 in Gawler South, South Australia. She married William ATYEO 22 Sep 1870 in Adelaide, South Australia. He was born 1842 in Hitchaine, Somerset, England and died 09 Oct 1926 in Gawler South, South Australia, son of Joseph and Frances ATYEO.

Richard TANCOCK was born 1834 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon, England and died 09 Mar 1890 in Willaston South Australia. He married Ruth PONSFORD 05 Jan 1858 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England. She was born 16 Dec 1836 in Chudleigh, Devon, England and died 29 Mar 1877 in Kangaroo Flat, South Australia, daughter of George and Mary PONSFORD. He married Mary PARHAM nee WHITE 11 Dec 1879 in Gawler, South Australia. She was born 1828 and died 16 May 1896 in Gawler River, South Australia.

James TANCOCK was born 1836 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon, England and died 09 Mar 1890.

Mary Ann TANCOCK was born 1837 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon England and died 1921 in Newton Abbot Devon England. She married George DYER 06 Nov 1859 in Chudleigh Devon England. He was born 1833 in Trusham, Devon, England and died 1919 in Newton Abbott, Devon, England, son of James DYER and Mary HOLMAN.

Maria TANCOCK was born 1840 in Cheriton Bishop, Devon, England.

Susanna TANCOCK was born 25 Dec 1842 in Chudleigh, Devon, England. She married George Henry PONSFORD. He was born Mar 1842 in Devon, England, son of George and Mary PONSFORD.

John TANCOCK was born 12 Nov 1844 in Chudleigh, Devon, England and died Dec 1866 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England.

Robert TANCOCK was born 1847 in Chudleigh, Devon, England and died 22 Jul 1932. He married Sarah Ann PROUSE. She was born ABT 1848 in Ilsington, Devon, England and died 26 Jun 1938 in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada.

George TANCOCK in was born Apr 1849 in Newton Abbott, Devon, England. He married Charlotte CHERITON. She was born 1838 in Crediton, Devon and died 1899 in Crediton, Devon, England, daughter of Christopher CHERITON and Mary Ann BRAGG.

Henry TANCOCK was born 31 Oct 1851 in Chudleigh, Devon, England.

I would love to hear from anyone researching any of there names.

The photo is of my 3 x great grandmother Mary Ann TANCOCK.


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BENNETT family of Devon UK

THOMAS BENNETT (my 5 x great grandfather) was born in 1770 in Calverleigh Devon England. Thomas died in June
1838, aged about 67, in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England. He married Mary BIDGOOD 01 May 1793 in Calverleigh Devon England. She was born 1773 in Calverleigh Devon England and died 1843 in Copplestone Devon England, daughter of Henry BIDGOOD and Grace BESLEY.

Children of Thomas BENNETT and Mary BIDGOOD:


William was born 16 Sep 1793 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England and died 01 Jan 1794 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England.

Mary Ann was born 1794 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England and died 11 Jan 1856 in Crediton, Devon . She married Simon WREFORD 15 Dec 1817 in Morchard Bishop, Devon. He was born Feb 1777 in Morchard Bishop, Devon and died 02 Mar 1853 also in Morchard Bishop, son of Matthew and Mary WREFORD.

Elizabeth was born 1795 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England. She married John ROWE.

Grace was born Apr 1797 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England and died there, 30 Dec 1832.

Anne was born Jan 1799 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England and died 29 Jun 1863 in Exeter, Devon, England. She married John Salter HALSEY 08 Jun 1836 in Morchard Bishop Devon England.

Sarah was born 06 Nov 1800 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England. She married John BUCKINGHAM. He was born 1799 in Kings Nympton, Devon, England.

Jane was born ABT 1802 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England. She married Joseph C ROWE 29 Sep 1821 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England. He was born 1782 in Exeter Devon England.

William was born 28 Dec 1803 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England and died Sep 1872 in Devon. He married Ann CUMMINS 22 Jun 1830 in Crediton. She was born 12 Oct 1806 in Crediton and died there, Mar 1872.

Thomas was born 21 Nov 1803 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, and died 31 Mar 1878 in Morchard Bishop, Devon. He married Mary Ann CANN 25 Feb 1836 in Sandford Devon England. She was born 14 Dec 1810 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, and died there in 1854.

Susanna was born 1805 in Morchard Bishop, Devon. She married James TALBOT 09 Oct 1839 in Morchard Bishop. He was born 1800 in Devon.

John was born 1807 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England and died 1863. He married Eliazabeth COLE. She was born 1823 in Cruwys Morchard Devon England and died 1854 in Witheridge, Devon, England.

Phoebe was born 27 Dec 1808 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, and died Mar 1863 in Exeter, Devon. She married John MOGRIDGE 02 Mar 1841 in Morchard Bishop. He was born ABT 1797 in Molland, Devon, and died 1855 in Poughill Devon, England.

Henry was born 1811 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England.

Lucy was born 06 Oct 1813 in Morchard Bishop, Devon, England. She married Thomas BEDELL. He was born 1763 in Tiverton and died 1859.

I would love to hear from anyone researching any of the above names from Devon. A great genealogy resource for BENNETT researchers can be found HERE

The photo is of my great grandfather William Henry BENNETT (1885-1916) and 5 of his siblings.


6 comment(s), latest 2 years, 9 months ago