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Obadiah ELMER

Male 1848 - 1919  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Obadiah ELMER 
    Born Jun 1848  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 1 Apr 1849  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID 983E866EC9CD4FF7BC922B2417F5954C3051 
    Died Sep 1919  Lexden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1871 census (indexed as ELEMER and recorded as such): in Boxted (all ELEMER, all born Boxted), Obadiah (22, ag lab), Rosanna (23), Alice (1) and Florence (1 month).

      1881 census: in Boxted (all ELMER, all born Boxted), Obadiah (32, ag lab), Rossanna (31, charwoman), Alice (11, scholar), Florence (10, scholar), Edgar (8, scholar), Parker (5, scholar) and Herbert (2) .

      1891 census: in Boxted (all ELMER, all said to have been born Boxted but Sarah was born in Nayland, Suffolk), Obadiah (head, 43, farm labourer), Rosannah (42), Parker (15, farm labourer), Herbert (12, scholar), Joseph (8, scholar), Jessie (5, scholar), Victor (1) and Sarah (mother, widow, 70, tailoress).

      1901 census: in Straight Road, Boxted (all ELMER, all born Boxted), Obadiah (head, 54, agricultural labourer), Rosanna (54) and Victor (11).

      1911 census: in Straight Road, Boxted (4 rooms) (all ELMER, both born Boxted), Obadiah (head, 64, farm labourer) and Rosanna (64, married 43 years, 9 children all living). Also Florence WALLIS (daughter, 40, married 13 years, 2 children both living, general servant, born Boxted) and Jessie WALLIS (granddaughter, 9, at school, born Ipswich, Suffolk).
    Person ID I3018  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2014 

    Father Robert ELMER,   b. Abt 1815, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1886, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah EADY,   b. Abt 1821, Nayland, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1895, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1842  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Married by banns. Robert Elmer, full age, bachelor, labourer of Boxted, father Dyer Elmer, labourer. Sarah Eady, full age, spinster, servant of Boxted, father Joseph Eady, labourer. Both marked. Witnesses Michael Cooper (sign), James Eady (mark).
    Family ID F1001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosanna BEARDWELL,   b. Abt 1850, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1934, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1869  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Obadiah Elmer, 21, bachelor, labourer of Boxted, father Robert Elmer, labourer. Roseann Beardwell, 22, spinster of Boxted, father Joseph Beardwell, labourer. He marked, she signed. Witnesses Nathan Beardwell and Rosetta Gant both signed. This couple married on 1 January 1870.
    Children 
     1. Alice ELMER,   b. Sep 1869, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1949, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     2. Florence ELMER,   b. Mar 1871, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edgar ELMER,   b. Jun 1873, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1963, Braintree RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     4. Parker ELMER,   b. Sep 1875, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1965, Andover RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
     5. Herbert John ELMER,   b. Bef 11 Aug 1878, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1954, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     6. Joseph ELMER,   b. Jun 1883, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jessie Maria ELMER,   b. Mar 1886, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Arthur Ernest ELMER,   b. Jun 1888, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1888, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     9. Victor ELMER,   b. Mar 1890, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F1008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jun 1848 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1 Apr 1849 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1869 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S19] BMD index, Q2 1848 Lexden 12/132. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S303] Boxted Parish Registers at SEAX, October 2013 and later.

    3. [S19] BMD index, aged 71, Q3 1919 Lexden 4a/633. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S19] BMD index, Q2 1869 Lexden 4a/365. (Reliability: 3).