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John ELMER

Male 1826 - 1896  (69 years)


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  • Name John ELMER 
    Born 11 May 1826  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 13 Aug 1826  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID EBB5E10B2FE647B5B1F9830E1C8A0060DE7E 
    Died Mar 1896  Lexden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1861 census: in Boxted, Essex (all ELMER), John (35, ag lab, born Boxted), Harriet (24, born Bergholt, Essex), John (5, scholar, born Boxted), Adelaide (3, scholar, born Boxted) and Wiliam (1, born Boxted).

      1871 census (indexed & recorded as ELEMER): in Boxted, Essex (all ELEMER), John (45, shepherd, born Boxted), Harriett (34, born West Bergholt, Essex), John (15, drover, born Boxted), Adelaide (13, born Boxted), Wiliam (11, scholar, born Boxted), Grace (8, scholar, born Boxted), Arthur (5, scholar, born Boxted) and Kate (2 months, born Boxted).

      1881 census in Boxted, Essex (all ELMER), John (57, shepherd, born Boxted), Harriett (48, seamstress, born West Bergholt, Essex), Grace (20, seamstress, born Boxted), Arthur (14, farm labourer, born Boxted), Kate (12, scholar, born Boxted), May (8, scholar, born Boxted) and Henry Edward (5, scholar, born Boxted).
      Adelaide (23, seamstress) was next door, a visitor with Joseph WENT (unmarried, 40, farm labourer, born Boxted). With her was her son Thomas (7 months, born Boxted.

      1891 census in Boxted, Essex (all ELMER), John (67, married but wife not shown*, shepherd, born Boxted), Kate (20, tailoress, born Boxted) and Harry (son, 15, agricultural labourer, born Boxted).
      * Harriet (53, tailoress, born West Bergholt) was living in Chapel Road, Boxted with Henry POLLEY and his wife Grace and their family. Grace was John & Harriet's daughter.

      John's death was probably that registered at age 68 in Lexden in Q1 1896.

      1901 census (indexed as ELMORE by Ancestry): in Straight Road, Boxted (all ELMORE), Harriet (head, widow, 62, tailoress, born West Bergholt), Florence M (27, tailoress, bron Boxted). Also a boarder, Ernest EDWARDS (married, 29, market gardener (employer), born Dagenham, Essex).
      I haven't found Harriet in 1911, or her death registration.
    Person ID I3007  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 23 May 2016 

    Father Dyer ELMER,   b. Abt 1784, Boxford, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1853, Lexden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Lydia CUTTING,   b. Abt 1791, Bures, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1866, Lexden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 21 May 1814  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Dyer ELMER bachelor of this parish and Lydia CUTTING spinster of this parish, by banns. Both marked. Witnesses William Dixey, Martha Elmer both marked.
    Family ID F1000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet MARSHALL,   b. Abt 1839, West Bergholt, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1912, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1855  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Married by banns. John Elmer, full age, bachelor, labourer of Boxted, father Dyer Elmer, labourer. Harriet Marshall, minor, spinster of Boxted, father John Marshall, labourer. He marked, she signed. Witnesses John Peachey, James Able White both signed.
    Children 
     1. John Butcher ELMER,   b. Bef 25 May 1856, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1948, Surrey Mid E RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
     2. Adelaide Harriet ELMER,   b. Bef 23 May 1858, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William ELMER,   b. 29 Jan 1860, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1949, Surrey NE RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Grace ELMER,   b. Bef 11 Oct 1863, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Arthur ELMER,   b. Bef 11 Mar 1866, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Kate ELMER,   b. Bef 9 Apr 1871, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1941, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     7. Florence May ELMER,   b. Bef 10 Aug 1873, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Harry Ernest ELMER,   b. Bef 9 Jan 1876, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F1005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 May 1826 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 13 Aug 1826 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Nov 1855 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S303] Boxted Parish Registers at SEAX, October 2013 and later.

    2. [S178] BMD index, probable death, aged 68, Q1 1896 Lexden 4a/343. (Reliability: 3).