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NATHANIEL EDWARDS & GRACE RECKETT


Husband: NATHANIEL EDWARDS 1
 5 x Great-grandfather
Born: 
Married:
 28 AUG 1775
 in St Petroc's Church, Inwardleigh, Devon 59
Died: 
Father: 
Mother: 
Spouses: 
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Wife: GRACE RECKETT 8
 5 x Great-grandmother
Born:
 ABT 1750
 in Inwardleigh, Devon 9
Baptized:
 5 MAR 1750
 in St Petroc's Church, Inwardleigh, Devon 16
Died: 
Father: ROBERT RECKETT
Mother: ELIZABETH ?
Spouses: 
Children
01  (F): Beaten EDWARDS 17 18
Born:
 ABT 1776
 in Inwardleigh, Devon 19 20
Died:
 1850
 in District of Okehampton, Devon 21
Spouses: Unknown ?; Edward BOWDEN
02> (F): MARIA EDWARDS 22 23
 4 x Great-grandmother
Born:
 ABT 1779
 in Inwardleigh, Devon 24 25 26
Died:
 1849
 in Okehampton, Devon 27 28
Spouses: WILLIAM BALL
03  (M): Angel EDWARDS 29
Born:
 ABT 1783
 in Parish of Hatherleigh, Devon 30
Baptized:
 17 AUG 1783
 in Holy Cross, Crediton, Devon 31
Died: 
Spouses: 
04  (M): Elias EDWARDS 34 35 36 37 38
Born:
 ABT 1786
 in North Tawton, Devon 39 40 41 42
Died:
 ABT 1871
 in District of Okehampton, Devon 43
Spouses: Elizabeth WILKINS
05  (M): Israel EDWARDS 44 45 46 47
Born:
 ABT 1786
 in North Tawton, Devon 48 49 50 51
Died:
 28 OCT 1877
 in William Street, Brighton, Victoria, Australia 52 53 54 55
Spouses: Susanna SAUNDERS
06  (F): Abet EDWARDS 56
Born:
 ABT 1790
 in Hatherleigh, Devon 57
Baptized:
 28 FEB 1790
 in Hatherleigh, Devon 58
Died: 
Spouses: 

Additional Information

NATHANIEL EDWARDS:
Occupation: AUG 1775, Blacksmith 2 3
Occupation: Scythe Manufacturer 4
Alternative Name: NATHANIL EDWARDS 5
Alternative Name: NATHANAEL EDWARDS 6 7

GRACE RECKETT:
Residence: AUG 1775, Inwardleigh, Devon 10 11
Alternative Name: GRACE RICCARD 12 13
Alternative Name: GRACE RICKETT 14 15

(03) Angel EDWARDS:
Military: 1803, Enlisted in the Army Reserve during the time of the Napoleonic Wars 32 33

FAMILY NOTES:
Banns of Marriage: BET 13 AND 27 AUG 1775, Inwardleigh, Devon 60

Footnotes

  1. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast), Baptisms of daughter, Beaten, & sons, Angel, Elias & Israel.
    Father's Name: Nathaniel Edwards.
  2. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Occupation: Blacksmith.
  3. Devon Banns Registers 1538-1915 (FindMyPast).
    Occupation: Blacksmith.
  4. Death Record, Death of son, Israel - Register of Deaths in the District of Brighton, in the Colony of Victoria, Australia.
    Rank or profession of father: Scythe manufacturer.
  5. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast), Baptism of daughter, Maria.
    Baptism date: 02 Jan 1780
    Father's first name: Nathanil Edwards.
  6. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Groom's First name(s): Nathanael
    Groom's Last name: Edwards.
  7. Devon Banns Registers 1538-1915 (FindMyPast).
    Groom's First name(s): Nathanael
    Groom's Last name: Edwards.
  8. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Grace
    Last name: Reckett.
  9. Ibid.
    Baptism date: 05 Mar 1750
    Baptism place: Inwardleigh, St Petrock
    County: Devon.
  10. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Parish: Inwardleigh
    Marriage place: Inwardleigh
    Residence: Of this Parish
    County: Devon.
  11. Devon Banns Registers 1538-1915 (FindMyPast).
    Banns date: 13, 20, 27 Aug 1775
    Bride's residence: Inwardleigh St Petrock
    County: Devon.
  12. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Bride's First Name: Grace
    Bride's Last Name: Riccard
    Condition: Spinster.
  13. Devon Banns Registers 1538-1915 (FindMyPast).
    Bride's first name: Grace
    Bride's last name: Riccard
    Condition: Spinster.
  14. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985, Death record for son, Israel.
    Mother's name: Grace Rickett.
  15. Death Record, Death of son, Israel - Register of Deaths in the District of Brighton, in the Colony of Victoria, Australia.
    Mother's name: Grace Edwards, formerly Rickett.
  16. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Grace
    Last name: Reckett
    Baptism date: 05 Mar 1750
    Baptism place: Inwardleigh, St Petrock
    Father's first name: Robt
    Mother's first name: Eliz
    County: Devon
    Archive reference: 3211A/PR/1/1
    Record set: Devon Baptisms
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Record collection: Births & baptisms
    Collections from: Great Britain.
  17. Ibid.
    First name(s): Beaten
    Last name: Edwards.
  18. 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 257; Book: 6; Civil Parish: Hatherleigh; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 16; Page: 27; Line: 6; GSU roll: 241326.
    Name: Beaten Bowden [married name].
  19. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    Baptism date: 23 Jun 1776
    Baptism place: Inwardleigh, St Petrock
    County: Devon.
  20. 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 257; Book: 6; Civil Parish: Hatherleigh; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 16; Page: 27; Line: 6; GSU roll: 241326.
    Age: 65
    Estimated birth year: abt 1776
    Where born: Devon.
  21. England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1915.
    Name: Beeton Bowden
    Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1850
    Registration district: Okehampton
    Inferred County: Devonshire
    Volume: 10
    Page: 113.
  22. FindMyPast.co.uk (Parish Records), Marriages.
    Bride's Surname: Edwards
    Bride's Forename: Maria.
  23. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Maria
    Last name: Edwards.
  24. 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 233; Book: 8; Civil Parish: Okehampton; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 4; Folio: 19; Page: 33; Line: 2; GSU roll: 241316.
    Age: 65
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1776
    Where born: Devon.
  25. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    Baptism date: 02 Jan 1780
    Baptism place: Inwardleigh, St Petrock
    County: Devon.
  26. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    Est birth year: 1779
    Age: 70
    Burial date: 21 Oct 1849.
  27. Ibid.
    Burial date: 21 Oct 1849
    Burial place: Okehampton, All Saints
    County: Devon
    Abode: Okehampton.
  28. England & Wales, Death Index 1837-1915.
    Name: Maria Ball
    Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1849
    Registration district: Okehampton
    Inferred County: Devonshire
    Volume: 10
    Page: 160.
  29. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Angel
    Last name: Edwards.
  30. Ibid.
    Baptism date: 17 Aug 1783
    County: Devon
    Parish: Of the Parish of Hatherleigh.
  31. Ibid.
    First name(s): Angel
    Last name: Edwards
    Baptism date: 17 Aug 1783
    Baptism place: Crediton, Holy Cross
    Father's first name: Nathaniel
    Mother's first name: Grace
    County: Devon
    Parish: Of the Parish of Hatherleigh
    Archive reference: 2935A/PR/1/10, 2935A/PR/1/15, 2935A/PR/1/17
    Record set: Devon Baptisms
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Record collection: Births & baptisms
    Collections from: Great Britain.
  32. Napoleonic War - Army of Reserve.
    First Name: Angel
    Last Name: Edwards
    Year: 1803
    Place: Hatherleigh
    County: Devon
    Unit Or Regiment: 10th Battalion
    Status: Substitute
    Reference: E182/209(pt3)
    Volume: Vol. 8
    Category: Military, armed forces & conflict
    Record collection: Other wars & conflicts
    Collections from: Great Britain.
  33. Napoleonic War - Regimental indexes 1806.
    First Name: Angel
    Last Name: Edwards
    Year: 1803
    Enlistment month: Nov
    Enlistment Day: 25
    Regiment: 1/8th Foot
    Rank: Private
    WO25: 923
    Category: Military, armed forces & conflict
    Record collection: Regimental & service records
    Collections from: Great Britain.
  34. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Elias
    Last name: Edwards.
  35. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Groom's First Name(s): Elias
    Groom's Last Name: Edwards.
  36. 1851 England Census.
    Name: Elias Edwards.
  37. 1861 England Census.
    Name: Elias Edwards.
  38. England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1915.
    Name: Elias Edwards.
  39. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    Baptism date: 20 Aug 1786
    Baptism place: North Tawton, St Peter
    County: Devon.
  40. 1851 England Census.
    Age: 65
    Estimated birth year: abt 1786
    Where born: Northtawton, Devon.
  41. 1861 England Census.
    Age: 78
    Estimated birth year: 1783
    Where born: North Tawton, Devon.
  42. England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1915.
    Estimated birth year: abt 1782
    Registration Year: 1871
    Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
    Age at Death: 89.
  43. Ibid.
    Name: Elias Edwards
    Estimated birth year: abt 1782
    Registration Year: 1871
    Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
    Age at Death: 89
    Registration district: Okehampton
    Inferred County: Devonshire
    Volume: 5b
    Page: 300.
  44. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Israel
    Last name: Edwards.
  45. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Groom's First Name(s): Israel
    Groom's Last Name: Edwards.
  46. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985.
    Name: Israel Edwards.
  47. Death Record, Register of Deaths in the District of Brighton in the Colony of Victoria, Australia.
    Name: Israel Edwards.
  48. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    Baptism date: 20 Aug 1786
    Baptism place: North Tawton, St Peter
    County: Devon.
  49. 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 258; Book: 4; Civil Parish: Monk Okehampton; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 6; Folio: 7; Page: 8; Line: 14; GSU roll: 241327.
    Age: 55
    Estimated birth year: abt 1786
    Where born: Devon.
  50. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985.
    Age: 99
    Registration Year: 1877
    Estimated birth year: abt 1778.
  51. Death Record, Register of Deaths in the District of Brighton in the Colony of Victoria, Australia.
    Death Date: 28th October 1877
    Age: 102 years (supposed to be)
    Where born: Oakhampton, Devonshire, England (there is an alteration stating birth place as North Totton - [ie. should be North Tawton]).
  52. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985.
    Name: Israel Edwards
    Death Place: Victoria
    Age: 99
    Father's Name: U
    Mother's name: Grace Rickett
    Registration Year: 1877
    Registration Place: Victoria
    Registration Number: 10155
    Estimated birth year: abt 1778.
  53. Victorian Year-Book, 1877-8.
    Oct 28.-Death, at Brighton, of Israel Edwards, native of Devonshire, England. He fought with Nelson at Trafalgar, and was perhaps the oldest man in Victoria at the time of his death ; his age variously stated to be between 102 and 106 years.
  54. Death Record, Register of Deaths in the District of Brighton in the Colony of Victoria, Australia.
    1877 Deaths in the District of Brighton in the Colony of Victoria
    Date: 28th October 1877
    Where died: William Street, Brighton, Borough of Brighton, County of Bourke
    Name: Israel Edwards
    Occupation: Laborer
    Sex: Male
    Age: 102 years (supposed to be)
    Cause of death: Natural decay 7 weeks
    Medical Attendant: Henry Howe Woodhouse who last saw deceased on 27th October 1877
    Name of Father: - Edwards
    Profession of father: Scythe manufacturer
    Name of mother: Grace Edwards formerly Rickett
    Informant: George Brown Cox who put his mark, Son-in-law, William Street, Brighton
    Registrar: Samuel J? Simmonds, 29th October 1877, Brighton
    Buried: 29th October 1877 at the Brighton Cemetery
    Undertakers: St.... B Gifford
    Minister at Burial: Revd John Legge, Congregational Minister
    Witness of Burial: John Heaton
    Where born: Oakhampton, Devonshire, England (there is an alteration stating birth place as North Totton - [ie. should be North Tawton])
    How long in Australian Colonies: about 5 years South Australia, about 25 years Victoria
    Married: Hatherleigh, Devonshire, England to Susanna Saunders
    Issue in order of Birth, their Names and Ages:
    Louisa 59 years
    Charlotte 56 years
    Angel - not known if living
    Richard 49 years
    Eliza 46 years
    Johanna 45 years
    Ann 41 years
    Thomas dead.
  55. The Edinburgh Evening News, 23 January 1878 - (similar notices appeared in the Dundee Courier on 24 and 25th January 1878).
    A CENTENARIAN. - A man named Israel Edwards, who fought with Nelson at Trafalgar, died at Brighton, Victoria on October 20th, aged 105 years
    [Note the discrepancy with the date of death and age].
  56. FamilySearch, England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
    Name: Abet Edwards.
  57. Ibid., England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
    Christening Date: 28 Feb 1790
    Christening Place: HATHERLEIGH,DEVON.
  58. Ibid., England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
    Name: Abet Edwards
    Gender: Female
    Christening Date: 28 Feb 1790
    Christening Place: HATHERLEIGH,DEVON,ENGLAND
    Father's Name: Nathl Edwards
    Mother's Name: Grace
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C05104-1
    System Origin: England-ODM
    GS Film number: 917141.
  59. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Groom's First name(s): Nathanael
    Groom's Last name: Edwards
    Occupation: Blacksmith
    Marriage year: 1775
    Marriage date: 28 Aug 1775
    Parish: Inwardleigh
    Marriage place: Inwardleigh
    Bride's First Name: Grace
    Bride's Last Name: Riccard
    Condition: Spinster
    Residence: Of this Parish
    County: Devon
    Nathaniel Edwards (signed)
    Grace Riccard put her mark
    Witnesses: Richard Smith & Mary Weekes
    Record set: Devon Marriages
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Record collection: Marriages & divorces
    Collections from: Great Britain.
  60. Devon Banns Registers 1538-1915 (FindMyPast).
    Groom's First name(s): Nathanael
    Groom's Last name: Edwards
    Occupation: Blacksmith
    Banns date: 13, 20, 27 Aug 1775
    Parish: Inwardleigh, St Petrock
    Bride's first name: Grace
    Bride's last name: Riccard
    Condition: Spinster
    Bride's residence: Inwardleigh St Petrock
    County: Devon
    Country: England
    Archive reference: 3211A/PR/1/4
    Record set: Devon Banns Registers 1538-1915
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Record collection: Marriages & divorces
    Collections from: Great Britain.


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