Wednesday, 17 December 2014

52 Ancestors: Week 51: Mary Clive nee Allender, Warwickshire, England

Mary Allender was born in 1787 in Aston, Warwickshire, England. She died on 7 March 1855. When she was 21, she married Daniel Clive, son of George Clive and Lydia Harper, on 9 May 1808 in St Peter and Paul Aston Juxta Birmingham.

Daniel Clive and Mary Allender had the following known children:
  • Lydia Clive was born on 19 December 1808 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England.
  • Rebecca Clive was born on 22 July 1810 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England.
  • Sabre Clive was born on 29 June 1812 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England.
  • Mary Ann Clive was born on 03 July 1814 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England.
  • Esther Clive was born on 24 March 1816 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

52 Ancestors: Week 50: Hannah Hollis nee Thompson - Staffordshire, England

Hannah Thompson was born in February 1816 as the first child of Job Thompson and Mary Hollis. She had five siblings, namely: George, William, George, Mary, and John. 

Hannah Thompson was christened on 28 February 1816 in Rolleston, Staffordshire, England. She lived in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England in 1851 and in St Werburgh,, Derby, Derbyshire, England in 1861.

Thomas Hollis and Hannah Thompson had the following known children:
  • Alice Hollis was born in 1839 in Anslow, Staffordshire, England.
  • Mary Hollis was born in 1841 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England.
  • John Hollis was born in 1844 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England.
  • Isabel Hollis was born in 1852 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

52 Ancestors: Week 49: Peter Pitts (born c 1818) and lived in India

Peter Pitts was born in 1818. When he was 19, he married Elizabeth Merit on 17 March 1837 in Allipore Bengal, India.

Peter Pitts and Elizabeth Merit had the following known children:

  • Louisa Pitts was born in 1838. She died about 1839.
  • Robert Pitts was born in 1839. He died in 1840.
  • Caroline Amelia Pitts was born on 10 April 1841 in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India (FamilySearchBeta C75004-6 India-EASy 498979). She died on 11 November 1854 in Peshawar, West Bengal, India (FamilySearchBeta B39237-5 India-EASy 498992). She married Charles William Henry Pitts on 03 April 1854 in Peshawar, West Bengal, India (FamilySearchBeta M75017-1 India- EASy 498992).

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

52 Ancestors: Week 48: John Twiss (1817-1866) Birmingham, England

John Twiss was born on 17 December 1817 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England as the first child of John Twiss and Sarah Foxall. He died on 8 January 1866 in Aston Villa Lozells-lane Aston. When he was 20, he married Elizabeth Arnold,daughter of Mary Dell, on 28 October 1838 in St Peter's Church, Harborne, Staffordshire, England.  He was buried on 12 Jan 1866 in All Saints, Hockley, Warwickshire, England.


John Twiss and Elizabeth Arnold had the following known children:
  • Thomas Arnold Twiss was born on 14 September 1839 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He married Elizabeth Beard on 27 October 1861 in St Thomas,, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
  • Emily Clara Twiss was born in April 1841 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
  • Alice Arnold Twiss was born in July 1842 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
  • Walter John Twiss was born in 1846 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He died in 1904 in Aston, Warwickshire, England. He married Ada Sarah Pearman on 7 November 1864 in St Stephen, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
  • Agnes Twiss was born in 1848 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

52 Ancestors: Week 47: Thomas Clive (1773-1847) Warwickshire, England

Thomas Clive was born on 27 December 1773 in St Thomas Parish, Dudley, Worcestershire, England as the second child of George Clive and Lydia Harper. He had thirteen siblings, namely: Ann, George, Samuel, Lydia, John, Mary, Daniel, Sarah, Susannah, William, Joseph, Benjamin, and Lydia. He died on 12 April 1847 in Legge Street, Aston, Warwickshire, England (From Sharon Clive). 

When he was 20, he married Elizabeth Meeson on 18 February 1794 in St Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (From Sharon Clive).  Thomas Clive and Elizabeth Meeson had the following children:

  • Thomas Clive was born on 23 December 1794 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England.
  • Zephania Clive was born on 18 October 1796.
  • John Clive was born on 15 December 1798.
  • Abraham Clive was born on 08 March 1801 in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England.
  • David Clive was born on 14 March 1804 in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England.
  • Joseph Clive was born on 17 March 1805 in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England.
  • Henry Clive was born on 30 Auguest 1807 in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England.
  • Elizabeth Clive was born on 24 June 1810 in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England.
  • Emma Clive was born on 26 July 1812 in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

52 Ancestors: Week 46: Sarah Mason of Warwickshire, England born c1750


Sarah Mason was born around 1750.  This is a guestimate that she was at least 20 when she married William Arnold on 20 November 1770 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

William Arnold and Sarah Mason had the following known children:

  • Francis Arnold was born about 1772.  He married Mary Dell on 5 January 1801 in Birmingham, St Martin, Warwickshire, England.  Francis died on 17 March 1829 in Westminster, London, England.
  • William Arnold was born in 1774 in Claverdon, Warwickshire, England.
  • James Arnold was born in 1775 in Claverdon, Warwickshire, England.
  • Matthew Arnold was born in 1777 in Claverdon, Warwickshire, England.
  • Sarah Mason Arnold was born in 1780 in Claverdon, Warwickshire, England. She married Benjamin Burford on 24 November 1803 in Warwick, St Mary, Warwickshire, England.
  • John Arnold was born in 1783 in Claverdon, Warwickshire, England.
  • Catherine Arnold was born in 1786 in Claverdon, Warwickshire, England.

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

52 Ancestors: Week 45: Isaac Mallin (c1808-?) West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England


Isaac Mallin was born in 1808 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England as the first child of William Mallin.

Isaac Mallin lived in Harborne, Staffordshire, England in 1851 and in 1861. He lived in Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England in 1871 but was back in Harborne, Staffordshire, England by 1881.

Isaac Mallin and Mary Ann Mallin had the following known children:

  • William George Mallin was born about 1832 in Sunderland, Durham, England. He married Mary Ann Fairbairn on 19 May 1861 in St Peter, Harborne, Staffordshire, England.
  • Isaac Mallin was born in 1833 in Southwick, Durham, England.
  • George Mallin was born in 1839 in Southwick, Durham, England.
  • Emily Mallin was born in 1842 in Southwick, Durham, England. She married an unknown spouse in Apr 1885 in Warwickshire, England.
  • Mary Mallin was born in 1845 in Southwick, Durham, England.
  • Thomas Mallin was born in 1847 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England. He married Emma Amelia Reed on 26 Mar 1882 in St Mary Stratford Bow, England.
  • Westley Mallin was born in Oct 1851 in Smethwick, Staffordshire, England.