(circa October 1753 - circa June 1818)
|Father||John Ralph (cir. 1722 - May 1785); there are options for Betty's parents/baptism. Betty to John & Jone GALE (or RAFE) has been selected for now. Circumstantial evindence includes that her assumed parents married (as John RALPH & Jone PRANKERD) the day before John ANDREWS and Anne CUFF, who would become her in-laws4,5|
|Mother||Joane Prankerd3,4 (cir. Mar 1722 - bet. 1758 - 1785)|
|Relationship||4th great-grandmother of Lorna Henderson|
BMDB dataBetty Gale was born cir. Oct 1753 Martock, SOM, ENG, (date assumes correct burial identified)
Around this time there is at least one other option for Elizabeth's birth: the Nov 1852 baptism of Elizabeth to William & Hester RALPH.4,6,7 She was baptized on 14 Oct 1753 at Martock, Somerset; entry reads: Betty ye Dr of John & Jone Gale (or Rafe) was bap. 14 day (of Oct 1753/4.)4
Elizabeth Ralph married Thomas Andrews, son of John Andrews and Anne Cuff, on 1 Apr 1777 at Martock, Somerset, entry reads: Thomas Andrews, weaver and Eliz: Ralph spinster, mar by banns, both of this parish, mark of each, witness Thomas Wever? and William Westcott.8,1,9
Betty Andrews died cir. Jun 1818 Hurst?, Par. of Martock, SOM, ENG.6 She was buried on 28 Jun 1818 at Martock, Somerset, (assumes that this Betty is the Betty Andrews buried, aged 64.)6
NamesAs of 1753, Elizabeth Ralph was also known as Betty Gale.4 As of 1818, Elizabeth Ralph was also known as Betty Andrews.
External linksClick here to see Elizabeth's page on WikiTree, a (free) collaborative on-line tree.10
|Thomas Andrews (cir. Feb 1745 - Jan 1820)|
|Charts||John & Ann (COLE) ANDREWS|
My pedigree chart
Maternal ancestors of Lorna
My Somerset ancestors
|Last Edited||22 Nov 2017|
- Assorted surname lookups, International Genealogical Index (IGI), ANDREWS marriages.
- Martock, SOM, ENG, Baptisms to Thos & Eliz ANDREWS: Extracted Sep 1994, Filed in sources folder & notebooks.
- "Lorna's Family History Musings", Nov 2017.
- Parish Registers: Somerset, England (published), Bap. 14 Oct 1753 Betty d/o John & Jone GALE (or RAFE), Martock, SOM, extracted Nov 2017.
- Parish Registers: Somerset, England (published), Marr. 26 Apr 1744 John RALPH & Jone PRANKERD, Martock, SOM, extracted Nov 2017.
- ANDREWS Burials: Martock, SOM, Martock Parish Burials 1813-1895, extracted Sep 1994.
- RALPH Baptisms, Martock, SOM: Bap. 5 Nov 1752 Elizabeth d/o William & Hester RALPH, extracted 1994, Taunton Record Office.
- W H A Songi, "Brief History of the Andrews Family of Martock in Somerset", rcvd Aug 1993.
- SOM, Martock: All Saints marriages: 1754-1816, extracted Sep 1994.
- WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Ralph-83, uploaded Oct 2011.
E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.