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John Pierpont

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Mark

Mark Report 23 Aug 2013 20:14

Hi, have really hit brick wall with this one :-(, and any help or advise would be greatly appreciated :-). Here is what I know: John Pierpont ( there is different spellings of the surname) born 1816 in South Muskham, Nottinghamshire. He married Elizabeth smith (born 1817 in east Leake). They had 9 children. John's mother was Elizabeth but I am struggling to find anymore information as in fathers name. I have tried church records etc but can come up with nothing. Thanks Mark

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 23 Aug 2013 20:24

Name: John Pierpont
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 16 Jul 1815
Christening Place: SOUTH MUSKHAM,NOTTINGHAM,ENGLAND
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Pierpont
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C06063-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 503794, 504065, 504076, 504523


he could well have been illegitimate

Margee

Margee Report 23 Aug 2013 20:43

If his mother's name is on the christening record but not his father's then he is most definitely illegitimate.

Mark

Mark Report 23 Aug 2013 20:58

Thanks for the replies, if he was illegitimate does this mean the end of my search or can information (as in a the father) be found for a legitimate child?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 23 Aug 2013 21:31

marriage 1820 - the only Pierrepoint marriage I could find on this site - different spelling but obviously same family

George Pearpoint, p. S. Scarle, & Mary Beamount



Full text of "Nottinghamshire parish registers. Marriages"
Full text of "Nottinghamshire parish registers. Marriages"
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AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 23 Aug 2013 21:32

if he was illegitimate the chances of finding the father are remote I would have thought

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 23 Aug 2013 21:40

St Wilfrid's Church is the parish church of South Muskham - they may have registers, or try the local Family History Society

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 23 Aug 2013 21:51

Did Elizabeth PIERPONT marry?
If this was soon after John's birth, there is a possibility that she married his father.

Sometimes the original baptism record might name a father, ...or one that the vicar suspects to be so.
I have seen a baptism register where every illegitimate child baptised has a father's name shown.

Gwyn

safc

safc Report 23 Aug 2013 21:57

????

County Nottinghamshire
Place Mansfield
Church St Peter and St Paul
RegisterNumber
MarriageDate 12 Jan 1819
GroomForename Joseph
GroomSurname BACKUS
GroomAge
GroomParish
GroomCondition
GroomOccupation
GroomAbode
BrideForename Elizabeth
BrideSurname PIERPONT
BrideAge
BrideParish
BrideCondition
BrideOccupation
BrideAbode
GroomFatherForename
GroomFatherSurname
GroomFatherOccupation
BrideFatherForename
BrideFatherSurname
BrideFatherOccupation
WitnessOneForename
WitnessOneSurname
WitnessTwoForename
WitnessTwoSurname
Notes
FileNumber 23410


Name: Joseph Cooper
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Perpoint
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 24 Apr 1817
Event Place: Epperstone,Nottingham,England
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race:
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M04735-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 503492, 504062, 504093
Reference ID:

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 23 Aug 2013 22:37

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Name: Elizabeth Backas
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Birthplace: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Mansfield
Sub-District: Mansfield
Parish: Mansfield
County: Nottinghamshire
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Joseph Backas M 75 Warsop, Nottinghamshire
Wife Elizabeth Backas F 70 Ashover Hay, Derbyshire
Daughter Elizabeth Backas F 37 Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 23 Aug 2013 22:38

Name: Elizth Backus
Age (Original): 43
Gender: Female
Birth Year: 1838
Birthplace: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Assistant Grocer
Address: 10 Stockwell Gate
Event Place: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Disability:
Record Type: Household
GS Film number: 1341791
Affiliate Publication Number: RG11
Piece/Folio: 3318 / 27
Page Number: 4
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Elizth Backus F 76 Ashover, Derbyshire, England
Daughter Elizth Backus F 43 Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Servant Mary Hurst F 24 Eakring, Nottinghamshire, England

Mark

Mark Report 24 Aug 2013 18:27

Thanks for the information, I may have found John's mother Elizabeth after a lot of researching and talking to various people today:

Elizabeth Pierpont born 1790 in Grassthorpe Nottingahmshire
Father: George Pierpont born 1766 in Normanton on Trent Notts
Mother: Ann Ward born 1769

Unfortunately I cannot find Johns father.