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JOHN KERTON & JOAN CLEAVE


Husband: JOHN KERTON 1 2 3 4
 5 x Great-grandfather
Born:
 ABT 1761
 in Bickington, Devon 5 6 7 8
Baptized:
 16 FEB 1761
 in Bickington, Devon 24
Married:
 16 FEB 1787
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 56 57 58
Died: 1842 9 10 11
Buried:
 5 APR 1842
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 25 26
Father: JOHN KERTON
Mother: SUSANNA STAMP
Spouses: Marjery MOSES
Wife: JOAN CLEAVE 35 36 37 38
 5 x Great-grandmother
Born:
 1766
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 39 40
Baptized:
 30 JUN 1766
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 44 45
Died:
 1805
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 41
Buried:
 4 APR 1805
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 43
Father: UNKNOWN ?
Mother: ELIZABETH CLEAVE
Spouses: 
Children
01> (F): ELIZABETH WILLS CERTON 46 47
 4 x Great-grandmother
Born:
 ABT 1787
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 48 49 50 51 52 53
Died:
 1864
 in District of Tavistock, Devon 54 55
Spouses: James GALE; SAMUEL HELLIER
02  (F): Mary CERTON
Born:
 ABT 1789
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon
Died: 
Spouses: 
03  (F): Susanna CERTON
Born:
 ABT 1792
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon
Died: 
Spouses: 
04  (M): John KERTON
Born:
 ABT 1797
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon
Died: 
Spouses: 
05  (M): William KERTON
Born:
 ABT 1799
 in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon
Died: 
Spouses: 

Additional Information

JOHN KERTON:
Residence: 16 FEB 1787, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 12
Residence: 11 APR 1806, Lydford, Devon 13
Residence: 7 DEC 1823, Two Bridges, Devon 14
Residence: 1841, Two Bridges, Devon 15
Residence: 1842, Two Bridges, Devon 16 17
Alternative Name: JOHN GERTON 18
Alternative Name: JOHN CERTON 19 20
Alternative Name: JOHN KIRTON 21 22 23
Occupation: 1785, Lived with his mother in Bickington and worked as a labourer for the last 40 days of his apprenticeship 27
Occupation: BET 1785 AND 1788, Worked for Thomas Leaman 28
Occupation: BET 1788 AND 1800, Worked as a labourer for Sir Francis Buller, Baronet 29
Occupation: 7 DEC 1823, Husbandman 30
Occupation: 1842, Sexton of Dartmoor Chapel 31 32
Indenture: BEF 1782, Bound by a parish Indenture to Thomas Bickford of Ilsington, Devon 33
Indenture: BET 1782 AND 1785, Worked for Thomas Leaman in Bickington, Devon 34

JOAN CLEAVE:
Residence: 16 FEB 1787, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 42


Footnotes

  1. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast), Marriage to Joan Cleave.
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kerton.
  2. England Marriages 1538-1973 (FindMyPast), Marriage to Joan Cleave.
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kerton Or Gerton.
  3. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kerton.
  4. England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915.
    Name: John Kerton.
  5. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    Baptism date: 16 Feb 1761
    Denomination: Anglican
    Baptism place: Bickington.
  6. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    Age: 82
    Est. year of birth: 1760
    Burial date: 05 Apr 1842.
  7. England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887.
    Event Type: Burial
    Event Date: 05 Apr 1842
    Age: 82
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1760.
  8. The Widecombe Digital Archive, Catalogue Number: A052.092 - Examination of John Kerton, 1 April 1800.
    Devon }
    to wit }
    The Examination of John Kerton...Who saith he was Born in the parish of Bickington in the said County...
  9. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    Burial date: 05 Apr 1842
    Denomination: Anglican
    Burial place: Widecombe in the Moor
    Abode: Twobridges, Lydford
    Notes: Sexton of Dartmoor Chapel.
  10. England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887.
    Event Type: Burial
    Event Date: 05 Apr 1842
    Event Place: Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, England, United Kingdom
    Abode: Twobridges, Lydford.
  11. England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915.
    Name: John Kerton
    Registration Year: 1842
    Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
    Registration district: Tavistock
    Inferred County: Devonshire
    Volume: 9
    Page: 355.
  12. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast), Marriage to Joan Cleave.
    Residence: Widecombe in the Moor [both]
    Marriage date: 16 Feb 1787.
  13. Ibid., Marriage to Marjery Moses.
    Marriage date: 11 Apr 1806
    Denomination: Anglican
    Place: Lydford
    Residence: Lydford [both].
  14. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast), Baptisms of sons, Richard and Thomas.
    Baptism place: Princetown
    Date: 07 Dec 1823
    Residence: Two Bridges.
  15. 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 232; Book: 6; Civil Parish: Lidford; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 13; Folio: 9; Page: 13; Line: 1; GSU roll: 241316.
    Name: John Certon
    Age: 95 [I suspect this age is incorrect]
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1746
    Gender: Male
    Where born: Devon, England
    Civil Parish: Lidford
    Hundred: Lifton
    County/Island: Devon
    Country: England
    Street address: Two Bridges
    Occupation: Ag Lab
    Registration district: Tavistock
    Sub-registration district: Buckland Monachorum
    Piece: 232
    Book: 6
    Folio: 9
    Page Number: 13

    Household Members:
    Name, Age
    John Certon 95
    Susan Caunter 21 [Female Servant].
  16. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    Burial date: 05 Apr 1842
    Denomination: Anglican
    Burial place: Widecombe in the Moor
    Abode: Twobridges, Lydford
    Notes: Sexton of Dartmoor Chapel.
  17. England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887.
    Event Type: Burial
    Event Date: 05 Apr 1842
    Abode: Twobridges, Lydford
    Notes: Sexton of Dartmoor Chapel.
  18. England Marriages 1538-1973 (FindMyPast), Marriage to Joan Cleave.
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kerton Or Gerton.
  19. 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 232; Book: 6; Civil Parish: Lidford; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 13; Folio: 9; Page: 13; Line: 1; GSU roll: 241316.
    Name: John Certon.
  20. England, Births & Baptisms 1538-1975, Baptism of daughter, Elizabeth.
    First name(s): Elizabeth Wills
    Last name: Certon
    Father's first name(s): John
    Father's last name: Certon.
  21. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast), Marriage to Margery Moses.
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kirton.
  22. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kirton.
  23. England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887, Burial.
    Name: John Kirton.
  24. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kerton
    Baptism date: 16 Feb 1761
    Denomination: Anglican
    Baptism place: Bickington
    Father's first name(s): John
    Mother's first name(s): -
    Mother's last name: -
    County: Devon
    Country: England
    Archive: South West Heritage Trust
    Archive reference: 2149A/PR/1/1
    Record set: Devon Baptisms
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory: Parish Baptisms
    Collections from: England, Great Britain.
  25. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kirton
    Age: 82
    Est. year of birth: 1760
    Burial date: 05 Apr 1842
    Denomination: Anglican
    Burial place: Widecombe in the Moor
    County: Devon
    Country: England
    Abode: Twobridges, Lydford
    Notes: Sexton of Dartmoor Chapel
    Archive reference: 2955A/PR/1/9
    Archive: South West Heritage Trust
    Record set: Devon Burials
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory: Parish Burials
    Collections from: England, Great Britain.
  26. England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887.
    Name: John Kirton
    Event Type: Burial
    Event Date: 05 Apr 1842
    Event Place: Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, England, United Kingdom
    Age: 82
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1760
    Abode: Twobridges, Lydford
    Notes: Sexton of Dartmoor Chapel.
  27. The Widecombe Digital Archive, Catalogue Number: A052.092 - Examination of John Kerton, 1 April 1800.
    Devon }
    to wit }
    The Examination of John Kerton...Thos. Leaman told him this Deponent he must go and live with his the said Deponents Mother, to serve the last Forty Days of his Time, which he did in the said parish of Bickington, going to Work at different places as a Labourer...
  28. Ibid., Catalogue Number: A052.092 - Examination of John Kerton, 1 April 1800.
    Devon }
    to wit }
    The Examination of John Kerton..., then he returned with the said Thos. Leaman and hired himself by the Week at two Shillings and four pence Pr Week and served him about three Years...
  29. Ibid., Catalogue Number: A052.092 - Examination of John Kerton, 1 April 1800.
    Devon }
    to wit }
    The Examination of John Kerton...in the said parish of Widdecombe, were [sic] he has since continued to work as a Labourer for Sir Francs. Buller, Bart....
  30. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast), Baptisms of sons, Richard and Thomas.
    Date: 07 Dec 1823
    Father's occupation: Husbandman.
  31. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    Burial date: 05 Apr 1842
    Denomination: Anglican
    Burial place: Widecombe in the Moor
    Abode: Twobridges, Lydford
    Notes: Sexton of Dartmoor Chapel.
  32. England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887.
    Event Type: Burial
    Event Date: 05 Apr 1842
    Abode: Twobridges, Lydford
    Notes: Sexton of Dartmoor Chapel.
  33. The Widecombe Digital Archive, Catalogue Number: A052.092 - Examination of John Kerton, 1 April 1800.
    Devon }
    to wit }
    The Examination of John Kerton...when of a proper Age he was Bound by a parish Indenture to Thos. Bickford of the parish of Ilsington in the said County untill he should attain the Age of twenty four years and the said Deponent lived with him the said Thos. Bickford untill he was twenty one Years of Age when his Master gave up the remainder of his Time & told him he might go & live were [sic] he pleased...
  34. Ibid., Catalogue Number: A052.092 - Examination of John Kerton, 1 April 1800.
    Devon }
    to wit }
    The Examination of John Kerton..., then he returned into the said parish of Bickington and hired himself with Thos. Leaman by the Week at two Shillings and three Pence Pr Week to part on giving a Week's Notice and served him two Years and three Quarters, when the said Thos. Leaman told him this Deponent he must go and live with his the said Deponents Mother, to serve the last Forty Days of his Time...
  35. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Bride's first name(s): Joan
    Bride's last name: Cleave.
  36. England Marriages 1538-1973 (FindMyPast).
    Bride's first name(s): Joan
    Bride's last name: Cleave.
  37. England, Births & Baptisms 1538-1975.
    First name(s): Joan
    Last name: Cleave.
  38. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Joan
    Last name: Cleave.
  39. Ibid.
    Baptism date: 30 Jun 1766
    Baptism place: Widecombe in the Moor.
  40. England, Births & Baptisms 1538-1975.
    Baptism date: 30 Jun 1766
    Place: Widecombe in the Moor.
  41. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    Burial date: 04 Apr 1805
    Denomination: Anglican
    Burial place: Widecombe in the Moor
    County: Devon.
  42. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    Residence: Widecombe in the Moor [both]
    Marriage date: 16 Feb 1787.
  43. Devon Burial Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Joan
    Last name: Certon
    Burial date: 04 Apr 1805
    Denomination: Anglican
    Burial place: Widecombe in the Moor
    County: Devon
    Country: England
    Archive reference: 2955A/PR/1/3
    Archive: South West Heritage Trust
    Record set: Devon Burials
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory: Parish Burials
    Collections from: England, Great Britain.
  44. England, Births & Baptisms 1538-1975.
    First name(s): Joan
    Last name: Cleave
    Gender: Female
    Baptism year: 1766
    Baptism date: 30 Jun 1766
    Place: Widecombe in the Moor
    County: Devon
    Country: England
    Father's first name(s): -
    Father's last name: -
    Mother's first name(s): Elizabeth
    Mother's last name: Cleave
    Record set: England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory: Parish Baptisms
    Collections from: England, Great Britain.
  45. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): Joan
    Last name: Cleave
    Baptism year: 1766
    Baptism date: 30 Jun 1766
    Denomination: Anglican
    Baptism place: Widecombe in the Moor
    Father's first name(s): -
    Mother's first name(s): Elizabeth
    Mother's last name: Cleave
    County: Devon
    Country: England
    Archive: South West Heritage Trust
    Archive reference: 2955A/PR/1/3
    Record set: Devon Baptisms
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory: Parish Baptisms
    Collections from: England, Great Britain
    Citation: Baptized, June 30 [1766], Joan Base Daughter of Elizabeth Cleave.
  46. Ibid.
    First name(s): Elizabeth Wills
    Last name: Certon.
  47. England, Births & Baptisms 1538-1975.
    First name(s): Elizabeth Wills
    Last name: Certon.
  48. 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 249; Book: 10; Civil Parish: Tavistock; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 7; Folio: 11; Page: 16; Line: 20; GSU roll: 241322.
    Age: 53
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1788
    Where born: Devon.
  49. 1851 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1883; Folio: 422; Page: 35; GSU roll: 221032.
    Age: 64
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1787
    Where born: Widdecombe on the Moor, Devon.
  50. 1861 England Census, Class: RG 9; Piece: 1460; Folio: 14; Page: 9; GSU roll: 542816.
    Age: 75
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1786
    Where born: Tavistock, Devon.
  51. England, Births & Baptisms 1538-1975.
    Baptism date: 12 Nov 1787
    Place: Widecombe in the Moor
    County: Devon.
  52. Devon Baptism Registers (FindMyPast).
    Baptism date: 12 Nov 1787
    Baptism place: Widecombe in the Moor.
  53. GRO (General Record Office) Online Index.
    Name: HELLIER, ELIZABETH
    Age at Death (in years): 78 [est.d.o.b. 1786]
    GRO Reference: 1864 J Quarter in TAVISTOCK Volume 05B Page 252.
  54. England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1915.
    Name: Elizabeth Hellier
    Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1864
    Registration district: Tavistock
    Inferred County: Devonshire
    Volume: 5b
    Page: 252.
  55. GRO (General Record Office) Online Index.
    Name: HELLIER, ELIZABETH
    Age at Death (in years): 78
    GRO Reference: 1864 J Quarter in TAVISTOCK Volume 05B Page 252.
  56. Devon Marriages (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kerton
    Marriage year: 1787
    Spouse's first name(s): Joan
    Spouse's last name: Cleave
    Residence: Widecombe in the Moor [both]
    Denomination: Anglican
    County: Devon
    Place: Widecombe in the Moor
    Archive: South West Heritage Trust
    Marriage date: 16 Feb 1787
    Parish: Widecombe in the Moor
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory: Parish Marriages
    Collections from: England, Great Britain.
  57. England Marriages 1538-1973 (FindMyPast).
    First name(s): John
    Last name: Kerton Or Gerton
    Name note: -
    Marriage year: 1787
    Marriage date: 16 Feb 1787
    Marriage place: Widecombe in the Moor
    Spouse's first name(s): Joan
    Spouse's last name: Cleave
    County: Devon
    Country: England
    Record set: England Marriages 1538-1973
    Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory: Parish Marriages
    Collections from: England, Great Britain.
  58. The Widecombe Digital Archive, Catalogue Number: A052.092 - Examination of John Kerton, 1 April 1800.
    Devon }
    to wit }
    The Examination of John Kerton...and then Married in the said parish of Widdecombe...


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