Margaret King1

(9 January 1824 - circa January 1887)
FatherWalter King (Jun 1783 - Jun 1856)
MotherSarah King2,1 (cir. Apr 1795 - Jul 1868)
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Margaret King was baptized on 9 Jan 1824 Walkhampton, DEV, ENG; extract showing: Margaret King, d/o Walter & Sarah, farmer of Walkhampton.3,1
     Margaret King married William Snell Giles, son of Abraham Giles and Peggy Hannaford Snell, bef. Apr 1847 reg. Dist of Tavistock, DEV, ENG.4
     Margaret Giles died cir. Jan 1887 Hele Barton, Par. of Bickleigh, DEV, ENG.1,5,6 She was buried on 12 Jan 1887 Bickleigh, DEV, ENG, entry #532 shows Margaret GILES of Hele Barton aged 63.5

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Margaret King appeared on the census of 1841 Ditsham, Par. of Walkhampton, DEV, ENG, in the household of Walter King and Sarah King.2,7
     The census of 1851 showed Margaret with her husband William, their dtrs Emma and Margaret Horseyet, Walkhampton, Dist of Tavistock, DEV, ENG, household enumerated as GILES: William 28 farmer 60 acres; wife Margaret 27, both b Walkhampton; Children: Emma Jane 3, Margaret 1, both b Walkhampton.8
     The census of 1861 showed Margaret with her husband William, their dtrs Emma, Margaret, Ellen and Emily, her mother Sarah King Anthony, CON, ENG, household enumerated as GILES: William 38 farmer; wife Margaret 37; Children: Emma 13, Margaret 11, both scholars b Walkhampton; Ellen 5 scholar; Emily S 2, both b Torpoint, CON; Mother-in-law: Sarah King 65 formerly farmer's wife b Bickleigh, DEV.1
     The census of 1871 showed Margaret with her husband William, their dtrs Margaret, Ellen and Emily, their son William, a servant William Henry Daw Ramshawn, Par. of Tavistock, DEV, ENG, household enumerated as GILES: William Snell 48 farmer 74 acres; wife Margaret 47, both b Walkhampton; Children: Margaret 21 b Walkhampton; Ellen 15 scholar , Emily Sarah 12, William Walter 9, all scholars b Torpoint, CON; Servants: William Henry Daw 15 b Germansweek, DEV; and Grant.9
     William and Margaret Giles appeared on the census of 1881 Bickleigh, DEV, ENG, as GILES: William Snell 58 ag lab; wife Margaret 56, both b Walkhampton.10

Family

William Snell Giles (Jul 1822 - cir. Oct 1895)
Children
  • Emma Jane Giles8 (bef. Dec 1847 - bet. 1886 - 1891)
  • Margaret Giles8 (cir. 1850 - aft. 1861)
  • Ellen Giles1 (cir. 1855 - aft. 1871)
  • Emily Sarah Giles1 (bef. Apr 1859 - aft. 1861)
  • William Walter Giles9 (bef. Apr 1862 - aft. 1901)
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Last Edited20 Nov 2006

Citations

  1. 1861 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, via Ancestry.com, Anthony, CON ED 8e RG9/1523 Folio 49 Page 22 Schedule 159, extrracted Nov 2005.
  2. Val Symis (30421), "EM DAWE/TAYLOR ex Val SYMIS," e-mail to L Henderson (1), 1841 Ditsham, Par. of Walkhampton, DEV: family of Walter and Sarah KING, Folio 7 Pg 8, copy rcvd Feb 2006.
  3. Deborah O'Brien http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dob7/, "DEV: Walkhampton OPC," e-mail to L Henderson(1), Baptisms 1820 to 1830 to Walter KING and Sarah KING, from Walkhampton Parish Records, extract rcvd Feb 2006.
  4. Www FreeBMD ENG online at http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marr. 1847 William Snell GILES and Margaret KING, reg. Tavistock Mar qtr 9/529, extracted Jan 2006.
  5. Births marriages burials: DEV, ENG, Bur. 1887 Margaret GILES, aged 63, from Bickleigh burials, extracted Nov 2006.
  6. Www FreeBMD ENG online at http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Dth 1887 Margaret GILES, aged 63 reg. Plympton St Mary Mar qtr 5b/185, extracted Aug 2006.
  7. Various, interviews / personal knowledge , Visit to the churchyard, Walkhampton, DEV, Aug 2006.
  8. 1851 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, via Ancestry.com, Walkhampton, DEV ED 5a HO107/1883 Folio 182 Page 15 Schedule 52, extracted Nov 2005.
  9. 1871 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, Via Ancestry.com, Tavistock, DEV ED 3 RG10/2146 Folio 59 Page 2 Schedule 9, extracted Nov 2005.
  10. 1881 Census transcripts, UK, via Family Search/LDS CDs, Via Ancestry: Bickleigh, DEV ED 21 RG11/2189 Folio 53 Page 7, extracted Nov 2005.

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