Ancestors of Prudence Richards (nee Major) (great x4 grandparent)

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The initial information on the Major line comes from the researches of Dean Pascoe of Australia. Other ancestral lines come from my personal researches.

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Great x4 grandparent Prudence Richards (nee Major) & family personal details are on this page - this covers her parents & other ancestors


 

Ancestor Names.

Surnames included: Hendy - Major - Noall (2) (3) - Oates (2)- Stevens (2) - Williams

 


Extended Major ancestors (from Prudence Richards)

 


Great x5 grandparents:

162. Ephraim Major

Baptised: 6 September 1765 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Married:
Prudence Noall on 26 November 1789 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Died: 21 September 1844 at St Ives , Cornwall, England. (Buried 25 September)

Parents: Ephraim Major and Hannah Hendy
Daughter:
Prudence Richards - other children.

Siblings

163. Prudence Noall

Baptised: 29 November 1760 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Maiden name: Prudence Noall
Married:
Ephraim Major on 26 November 1789 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Buried: 10 November 1823 at St Ives, Cornwall, England (age 63).

Parents: William Noall and Anne Stevens
Daughter:
Prudence Richards.

Siblings

Children:

  1. Hannah. Baptised on 9 May 1790 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married John Rowe
  2. Prudence.
  3. Ephraim. Baptised on 24 June 1794 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Occupation: Miner/farmer. Married Elizabeth (born 1791 at Towednack, Cornwall, England). Ephraim was buried on 2 December 1846 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Children: Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Prudence, Hannah, William, Prudence, Samuel, James, Hannah, Jane.
  4. Anne. Baptised on 21 July 1797 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married William Michel on 8 May 1831, in St Ives, Cornwall, England.
  5. Samuel. Baptised on 21 July 1797 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Buried on 18 December 1849 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
  6. Sarah. Baptised on 20 April 1806 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.

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Great x6 grandparents:

324. Ephraim Major

Born: 23 March 1740 in St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Occupation: Yeoman
Married:
Hannah Hendy on 27 December 1762 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Died: 5 August 1808 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.

Parents: Ephraim Major and Mary Noall.
Son:
Ephraim Major - other children.

Siblings

325. Hannah Hendy

Born: 30 October 1736 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Maiden name: Hannah Hendy.
Married:
Ephraim Major on 27 December 1762 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Buried: 17 June 1784 at St Ives, Cornwwall, England.

Parents: Samuel Hendy and Hannah Hendy
Son:
Ephraim Major.

Siblings

Children:

  1. Sarah. Baptised 6 January 1764 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married Henry Grenfell on 26 December 1785, in St Ives, Cornwall, England.(Henry was baptised on 9 March 1760 at St Ives, Cornwall, England - son of Henry Grenfell and Margaret Thomas) Children: Hannah, Henry, Samuel, Richard, Ephraim, John, John, Sarah, Samuel.
  2. Ephraim
  3. Hannah. Baptised 1 January 1768 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
  4. Richard. Baptised 27 December 1770 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Occupation Miner. Married on 29 December 1794, in St Ives, Cornwall, England to Catherine Jenkins Stevens. Catherine was baptised on 2 February 1772 at St Ives, Cornwall, England (daughter of William Stevens and Catherine) and buried on 7 February 1851 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Richard was buried on 12 June 1837 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Children: Catherine, Hannah, Richard, Jane, Mary, Elizabeth, Samuel, Sally, Caroline.
  5. Samuel. Baptised 6 February 1775 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married on 3 November 1799, in St Ives, Cornwall, England to Elizabeth Laity. Elizabeth was baptised on 18 May 1777 at St Ives, Cornwall, England (daughter of John Laity and Margaret). Samuel was buried on 3 November 1805 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Children: John, Samuel, Ephraim.

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326. William Noall

Married: Anne Stevens on 6 February 1748 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.

Daughter: Prudence Major - other children.

327. Anne Stevens

Baptised: 22 October 1727 at St Ives.
Maiden name: Anne Stevens
Married:
William Noall on 6 February 1748 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.

Parents: David Stevens (als Gonew) and Margaret Oates
Daughter:
Prudence Major.

Siblings

Children:

  1. Ann. Baptised 5 February 1750 at St Ives.
  2. William. Baptised 3 February 1752 at St Ives.
  3. Elizabeth. Baptised 28 October 1755 at St Ives.
  4. Alexander. Baptised 15 May 1758 at St Ives. Married Honor MAJOR on 8 August 1779 at St Ives. (Honor baptised 25 July 1757 at St Ives to Henry Major and Honour SIMMONDS).
    Children:
    (i) Alexander. Baptised 6 February 1780 at St Ives.
    (ii) Anne. Baptised 10 February 1782 at St Ives.
    (iii) Martha. Baptised 30 November 1784 at St Ives.
    (iv) William. Baptised 6 July 1788 at St Ives.
    (v) Prudence. Baptised 27 December 1790 at St Ives.
    (vi) Alexander. Baptised 29 September 1793 at St Ives.
    (vii) Samuel. Baptised 4 December 1795 at St Ives.
    (viii) Elisabeth. Baptised 18 February 1798 at St Ives.
  5. Prudence. Baptised 29 Nov 1760 at St Ives.
  6. Samuel. Baptised 29 July 1764 at St Ives.

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Great x7 grandparents:

648. Ephraim Major

Born: 27 August 1699 in St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Maried:
Mary Noall on 5 February 1731 in St. Ives, Cornwall, England.
Buried: 5 November 1756.

Parents: Richard Major and Katherine Stevens.
Son:
Ephraim Major - other children.

Siblings

649. Mary Noall

Born: 1703 in Towednack, Cornwall, England.
Maiden name: Nary Noall
Married:
Ephraim Major on 5 February 1731 in St. Ives, Cornwall, England.

Parents: John Noall.
Son:
Ephraim Major

Children:

  1. Mary. Baptised 18February 1733 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married Andre Quick on 29 May 1764, in St Ives, Cornwall, England. Children: Mary.
  2. Sarah. Baptised 2 March 734 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married Thomas Stevens on 4 December 1760, in St Ives, Cornwall, England. Children: Mary.
  3. Catherine. Baptised 4 September 1737 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.Married Thomas King on 22 November 1778, in St Ives, Cornwall, England. Children: Thomas.
  4. Ephraim
  5. Richard. Baptised 16 October 1743 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married Mary Thomas on 22 September 1766, in St Ives, Cornwall, England. Children: Mary, Mary, John, Ephraim, Samuel.

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650. Samuel Hendy

Baptised: 11 November 1712 at St Ives.
Married:
Hannah Williams on 2 March 1735 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.

Parents: Richard Hendy.
Daughter:
Hannah Major - other children.

651. Hannah Williams

Maiden name: Hannah Williams.
Married:
Samuel Hendy on 2 March 1735 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.

Parents: Thomas Williams.
Daughter:
Hannah Major.

Children:

  1. Hannah. Baptised 30 October 1736 at St Ives.
  2. Elizabeth. Baptised 5 February 1740 at St Ives. (Probably the Elizabeth Hendy who married Thomas Berriman on 8 August 1764 at St Ives.)

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654. David Stevens (als Gonew)

Baptised: 11 December 1681 at St Ives.
Married:
Margaret (Mary) Oates on 4 March 1711/12 at St Ives.

Parents: John Stevens (als Gonew)
Daughter:
Anne Noall - other children.

Siblings

655. Margaret Oates

Maiden name: Margaret Oates.
Married:
David Stevens (als Gonew) on 4 March 1711/12 at St Ives.

Daughter: Anne Noall

Children:

  1. David Stevens als Gonew. Bap 8 Feb 1713 at St Ives
  2. Margaret. Bap 1713 (to David). Married Christopher UREN.
  3. Anne Stevens or Gonew 24 Feb 1716 (to David Stevens & Mary). Died 1716 (daughter of David Stevens als Gonew & Margaret) Another Anne died 1726 (d .of David Stephens als Gonew)
  4. Anne. Bap 22 Oct 1727 (to David Stevens & Mary?) Mar William Noall 6 Feb 1748 (#327)
  5. Benjamin 27 Dec 1731 (to David Stevens or Gonew & Margaret). (Possibly mar Mary Quick on 1 Jan 1755)
  6. Elizabeth. Married Francis MAJOR on 1 January 1756 at St Ives.
  7. Mary. Married William DANIEL on 23 May 1743 at St Ives.
  8. Joan 26 Nov 1737 (to David Stevens & Margaret) (Possibly Married Robert Richards on 13 June 1763)

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Great x8 grandparents:

1296. Richard Major

Born: c. 1676 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.
Married:
Katherine Stevens on 8 June 1696 at Towednack, Cornwall, England.
Died: 1720 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.

Son: Ephraim Major - other children.

1297. Katherine Stevens

Baptised: 16 June 1667 at St Ives.
Maiden name: Katherine Stevens.
Married:
Richard Major on 8 June 1696 at Towednack, Cornwall, England.
Buried: 1720 at St Ives, Cornwall, England.

Parents: Thomas Stevens (als Gonew) and Cicely (?).
Son: Ephraim Major.

Siblings

Children:

  1. Richard. Baptised 14 October1696 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married Frances Bennetts (daughter of Robert Bennetts, baptised 22 April 1705 at St Ives, Cornwall, England, buried: 1742) on 28 November 1726, in St Ives, Cornwall, England. Richard died 1752, buried: 1752, St Ives, Cornwall, England.
    Children: Frances (bp. 26 May 1728), Richard (bp. 26 December 1730), William (bp. 26 December 1732), Mary (bp. 1 January 1734).
  2. Ephraim
  3. Mary. baptised 15 February 1702 at St Ives, Cornwall, England. Married Richard Richards on 1 August 1725 in St Ives, Cornwall, England
  4. Stephen. Born 10 December 1704 atSt Ives, Cornwall, England. Married Mary Stephens on 30 October 1724 in St Ives, Cornwall, England. Children: Mary, Catherine, Stephen, Ann, William, John, James, Samuel.

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1298. John Noall

Daughter: Mary Major.

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1300. Richard Hendy

Son: Samuel Hendy.

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1302. Thomas Williams

Daughter: Hannah Hendy.

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1308. John Stevens (als Gonew)

Born: c. 1640.

Parents: Thomas Stevens (als Gonew) and Willmett (?). (This is probable but not confirmed)
Son: David Stevens (als Gonew).

Siblings

Children:

  1. Thomas. bap 27 Mar 1665
  2. James. bap 3 Nov 1667
  3. Anne. bap 4 Dec 1670
  4. John. bap 8 Mar 1673.
  5. Jacob. Died 1677
  6. David. Bap 11 Dec 1681
  7. Benjamin Gonew bap 2 Nov 1684
  8. William. Died 1686

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Great x9 grandparents:

2594. Thomas Stevens (als Gonew)

Married: Cicely.
Died: 1689 at St Ives.

Parents: Thomas Stevens (als Gonew) and Willmett (?).
Daughter: Katherine Major.

Siblings

2595. Cicely (?)

Married: Thomas Stevens (als Gonew).
Died: 1687 at St Ives.

Daughter: Katherine Major

Children:

  1. Elizabeth. Baptised 31 Mar 1654 at St Ives.
  2. Willmett. Baptised 9 Jan 1658 at St Ives. Died 1658.
  3. Grace. Baptised 12 Nov 1659 at St Ives. Married Richard COCKYN (widow) on 29 January 1690 at St Ives. Buried 3 March 1731 at St Ives.
  4. Katherine. Baptised 16 June 1667 at St Ives. Married Richard MAJOR on 8 June 1696 at St Ives.
  5. Mary. Died 1679.
  6. Alice. Baptised 30 July 1671 at St Ives.
  7. Jacquett. Baptised 25 Feb1676 at St Ives.

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Great x10 grandparents:

5188 & 2616. Thomas Stevens (als Gonew)

Married: Willmett.
Died: 1673 (admon dated 26 Jul 1673).

Sons: Thomas Stevens (als Gonew) and John Stevens (als Gonew) (This connection is probable but not confirmed).

5189 & 2617. Willmett (?)

Married: Thomas Stevens (als Gonew).
Died: 1664.

Children:

  1. Thomas.
  2. John. (This is probable but not confirmed)
  3. Francis. Died 1718. Married Alice COGAR on 29 July 1665 at St Ives. Alice died 1699.
    Children:
    (i) Paul.
    (ii) Alice. Baptised 26 March 1671 at St Ives. Died as a spinster in 1723 (will available).
    (iii) Wilmot. Married James ROWE (of St Levan)
    (iv) Francis.
    (v) William. Died 1682.
    (vi) John.

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