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Samantha

Samantha Report 12 Jun 2011 16:32

I had been researching my mothers side of the family and thought i was doing really well to get back to 1575 with help.
I was on this site about a month or so ago when it had been pointed out to me that i had picked up the wrong family line and all my research was wrong, you can only imagine how i felt so i ordered a couple of cert. to make sure and yes you guessed it, its all wrong.
I now have the correct details of my great grandmother but am having trouble trying to find her father, his name Jonh Ebdon born Exmouth abt. 1861 i have him on the 1901 census but that is all.

Many Thanks
Sam

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 12 Jun 2011 16:34

Hi Sam, at least you're on the right track now!

Who was your greatgrandmother? (Helps us if we can place them together).

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 12 Jun 2011 16:34

1901 is this the family ?
Name: John Elsdon
[John Ebdon]
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Bessie Elsdon
Gender: Male
Where born: Exmouth, Devon, England

Civil parish: Exeter
Ecclesiastical parish: St Sidwell
County/Island: Devon
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Exeter
Sub-registration district: Exeter
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 395
Piece: 2042
Folio: 58
Page Number: 58
Household Members: Name Age
John Elsdon 40
Bessie Elsdon 38 - Barnstaple
Mark Elsdon 11 - Exeter
Bessie Elsdon 6
Danforth Elsdon 2 - ? Dorothy
Frederich Elsdon 5 Months

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 12 Jun 2011 16:38

Are a Bricklayer they traveled about sometimes.

For ref
1901 England Census
about John Elsdon
Name: John Elsdon
[John Ebdon]
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Bessie Elsdon
Gender: Male
Where born: Exmouth, Devon, England

Civil parish: Exeter
Ecclesiastical parish: St Sidwell
County/Island: Devon
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Exeter
Sub-registration district: Exeter
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 395
Piece: 2042
Folio: 58
Page Number: 58
Household Members: Name Age
John Elsdon 40
Bessie Elsdon 38
Mark Elsdon 11
Bessie Elsdon 6
Danforth Elsdon 2 DAU AND LOOKS MORE LIKE DOROTHY
Frederich Elsdon 5 Months


Samantha

Samantha Report 12 Jun 2011 16:40

Hi
My great grandmother was Bessie Ebdon, i have always been told her name was Elizabeth but looks like this is not the caes as this is where all the confusion has happened she was born abt 1895 Exeter Devonshire, her father was John Ebdon a bricklayer aged 40 yrs on the 1901 census, shown by Glitterbaby above, (Thank You Glitterbaby) i was hoping to find more info on this family as im really not doing so well.

Sam x

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 12 Jun 2011 16:40

Was he definitely born Exmouth or could it be Axmouth?

There is this birth registration which could be a possible:-


Name: EBDON, Male (unnamed)
Registration District: Axminster
County: Devon
Year of Registration: 1860
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
Mother's Maiden Name: Not available before 1911 Q3
Volume No: 5B
Page No: 7

Kath. x


GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 12 Jun 2011 16:40

1911 might as well have this one

EBDON, John Head Married M 50 1861 Bricklayer Exmouth Devon VIEW
EBDON, Bessie Wife Married
27 years F 48 1863 Barnstaple Devon VIEW
EBDON, Dorothy Daughter F 12 1899 School Exeter Devon VIEW
EBDON, Freddie Son M 10 1901 School Exeter Devon VIEW
EBDON, Frank Son M 4 1907 Exeter Devon VIEW
EBDON, Kitty Daughter F 6 1905 Exeter Devon VIEW

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

RG number:
RG14 Piece:
12677 Reference:
RG14PN12677 RG78PN728 RD271 SD1 ED9 SN135

Registration District:
Exeter Sub District:
Exeter Enumeration District:
9 Parish:
Exeter

Address:
4 Clifton Cottages Chute Street Exeter

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 12 Jun 2011 16:46

Original thread:

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards.page/board/ancestors/thread/1265193?page=1

(Would perhaps have been better to add to that one so we could see what to eliminate, and what else was already found).

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 12 Jun 2011 16:46

Oh bother

1891 on FMP has a John Ebdon b1860 in Exeter reg district but not yet found him on Ancestry

Potty

Potty Report 12 Jun 2011 16:46

Possible marriage for John and Bessie:

Marriages Jun 1882 (>99%)
Cutler Richard Exeter 5b 203
>>>>>>>Dibble Bessie Exeter 5b 203
Dunn Agnes Buckingham Exeter 5b 203
>>>>>>>Ebdon John Exeter 5b 203

ellieathome

ellieathome Report 12 Jun 2011 16:47

Name: John Ebdon
Birth Date: abt 1860
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1936
Age at Death: 76
Registration district: Exeter
Inferred County: Devon
Volume: 5b
Page: 110

Gins

Gins Report 12 Jun 2011 16:48

1891 England Census
about Bessie Eldon
Name: Bessie Eldon
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: John Eldon <<<Bricklayer
Gender: Female
Where born: Barnstaple, Devon, England

Civil parish: St Sidwell
Ecclesiastical parish: St James
Town: Exeter
County/Island: Devon
Country: England


Registration district: Exeter
Sub-registration district: Exeter Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1688
Folio: 91
Page Number: 1
Household Members: Name Age
John Eldon 31
Bessie Eldon 28
Beatrice D Eldon 8
Samuel M Eldon 1


Flick

Flick Report 12 Jun 2011 16:50

This will provide info about their fathers.......if they knew them


Marriages Jun 1882 (>99%)
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Cutler Richard Exeter 5b 203
Dibble Bessie Exeter 5b 203 <<<<<<<
Dunn Agnes Buckingham Exeter 5b 203
Ebdon John Exeter 5b 203 <<<<<<<

Potty

Potty Report 12 Jun 2011 16:50

John's POB in 1891 is Whitycombe, Raleigh



Gins

Gins Report 12 Jun 2011 16:51

Births Sep 1889 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Ebdon Samuel Mark Exeter 5b 75

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 12 Jun 2011 16:52

Poss marriage???

England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915
about John Ebdon
Name: John Ebdon
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1882
Registration district: Exeter
Inferred County: Devonshire
Volume Number: 5b
Page Number: 203



******Bessie Dibble Apr-May-Jun 1882 Exeter Devonshire

Agnes Buckingham Dunn Apr-May-Jun 1882 Exeter Devonshire

****John Ebdon Apr-May-Jun 1882 Exeter Devonshire

Dea

Dea Report 12 Jun 2011 16:52

There is this marriage for consideration?


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Marriages Dec 1884 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

APLIN Noah Axminster 5b 26
***Ebdon Francis Axminster 5b 26
Gosling Sarah Jane Axminster 5b 26
***Skinner Elizabeth Axminster 5b 26

Dea x

Potty

Potty Report 12 Jun 2011 16:52

John in 1881:

1881 England Census
about John Eldon
Name: John Eldon
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation: Apprentice
Gender: Male
Where born: Withycombe Rawleigh, Devon, England

Civil parish: Exeter St Mary Steps
County/Island: Devon
Country: England

Street Address: 24 Commercial Road
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Bricklayer

Registration district: Exeter
Sub-registration district: Exeter Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2154
Folio: 42
Page Number: 5
Household Members: Name Age
William H. Skinner 49
Mary A. Skinner 49
Martha L. Skinner 21
Henry J. Skinner 20
Elizabeth M. Skinner 14
Kate E. Skinner 10
Alice B. Skinner 7
Sidney T. Skinner 5
John Eldon 20


Potty

Potty Report 12 Jun 2011 16:55

1871 ?

1871 England Census
about John H Elsdon
Name: John H Elsdon
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Relation: Son
Father's name: Samuel Elsdon
Mother's name: Harriet Elsdon
Gender: Male
Where born: Withycombe Raleigh, Devon, England
Civil parish: Withycombe Raleigh
Town: Withycombe
County/Island: Devon
Country: England
Registration district: St Thomas
Sub-registration district: Exmouth
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Household schedule number: 89
Piece: 2048
Folio: 13
Page Number: 18
Household Members: Name Age
Samuel Elsdon 52
Harriet Elsdon 52
Mark Elsdon 24
W Thomas Elsdon 17
John H Elsdon 11


Edit: it is Ebdon on image; brother Mark is bricklayer.

Samantha

Samantha Report 12 Jun 2011 16:59

Thanks for that one Glitter Baby,

Oh if that one you have found Kathleen is right then that can be a problem without a mothers maiden name, was this a common thing??


Sam