Tabitha Hunt1,2

(24 December 1809 - 20 February 1865)

BMDB data

     Tabitha Hunt was baptized on 24 Dec 1809 Thornford, DOR, ENG; which date fits with the 1851 census age, if not the place.3,4 Some sources show Tabitha as born cir. 1810 Odcombe, SOM, ENG, (from 1851 census.)4 Yet other sources show Tabitha as born cir. 1812 Thornford, DOR.5
     Tabitha Hunt married John Andrews, son of John Andrews and Rebekah Wines, on 26 Mar 1832 Odcombe, SOM, entry shows John ANDREWS & Tabitha HUNT, b.o.t.p. marr. in this church by banns; X their marks; Wit: Mark HUNT, Joseph FRAMPTON.6,7,8
     Tabitha remarried on 22 Mar 1858 in the Registry Office, Yeovil, SOM, ENG, to William Robins.9,5
     Tabitha Robins died on 20 Feb 1865 in the Union Workhouse, Yeovil, SOM, ENG, at age 55; (reg. Yeovil Mar qtr vol 5c p414.)10,11

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Tabitha Andrews appeared on the census of 7 Jun 1841 Odcombe, SOM, ENG, with John Andrews, as ANDREWS: John 30 ag lab, Tabitha, 30 glover; George 9; Mary 5; Luke 1 (all b County) (son James is assumed to be the 6 yr old with his grdparents John & Rebecca in Martock) (NB enumerators were instructed to round ages down to the nearest multiple of 5.)12,13
     The census of 1851 showed Tabitha, with her sons Luke and Job, her dtrs Mary and Emma, Odcombe, SOM, enumerated as ANDREWS (all b. Odcombe, SOM):Tabitha Widow 41 ; Mary 15; Luke 13; Sansom 4; Emma 4m; Lodgers: Mary COLE 16 Glover b Odcombe; John CORNISH 13 Labourer b Beaminster.14 Tabitha Robins appeared on the census of 1861 as wife of William Robins Dunlaw Head (11), Odcombe, SOM, ENG, enumerated as ROBINS: William head, mar, 59 carpenter b Odcombe, SOM; wife Tabitha 49, b Thornford, DOR; Children (all b Odcombe): Thomas 19 carpenter; Albert 16 lab; Benjamin 14 lab; Letitia 5 scholar; Step children (both ANDREWS b Odcombe): Sansom 12 lab; Emma 9 glover.5

All the other info

     Tabitha outlived her first husband John Andrews who died cir. Jun 1845.15,16

Family 1

John Andrews (cir. May 1809 - cir. Jun 1845)
Children
  • George Andrews1,17 (cir. Dec 1832 - 1886)
  • Mary Ann Andrews+18,1 (cir. Apr 1836 - Nov 1883)
  • James Andrews1,19 (Apr 1836 - aft. 1841)
  • Luke Andrews20,1,21 (Aug 1839 - Mar 1916)
  • Samson Andrews1,21 (Jan 1843 - May 1845)

Family 2

Children

Family 3

William Robins (cir. 1802 - aft. 1861)
Child
  • Letitia Robins5 (cir. 1856 - aft. 1881)
ChartsJohn & Rebekah (WINES) ANDREWS
My pedigree chart
Last Edited24 Jul 2016

Citations

  1. Sheila ANDREWS (7256), "FT ANDREWS/WINES ex Sheila A pre 1994", Rcvd via Sue SHARMAN May 1994.
  2. Janice GRIFFIN (5095), The Griffins of Taranaki.
  3. Malcolm ROBBINS (41091), "EM ANDREWS/HUNT ex Malcolm R," e-mail to L Henderson (1), Bap. 1809 Tabitha to Mark and Sarah (RYALL) HUNT, rcvd Nov 2006.
  4. Devon, Warwick and Norfolk, 1851 UK census CD-ROM, Rootsweb Somerset mailing list: Odcombe Census, extract rcvd Aug 2005.
  5. 1861 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, via Ancestry.com, Odcombe, Dist of Coker, Yeovil, SOM Dist 4 RG9/1640 Folio 71 Page 23 Schedule #145, copy d/loaded Aug 2005.
  6. Parish Registers: Somerset, England (published), Marr. 26 Mar 1832 John ANDREWS and Tabitha HUNT, Odcombe, SOM,, extracted from image Jul 2016.
  7. W H A Songi, "Brief History of the Andrews Family of Martock in Somerset", Marr. 26 Mar 1843 John ANDREWS & Tabitha HUNT, Martock, SOM, rcvd Aug 1993.
  8. Sheila ANDREWS (7256), "FT ANDREWS/WINES ex Sheila A pre 1994", Marr. 26 Mar 1832 John ANDREWS & Tabitha HUNT, Martock, SOM, rcvd via Sue SHARMAN May 1994.
  9. Malcolm ROBBINS (41091), "EM ANDREWS/HUNT ex Malcolm R," e-mail to L Henderson (1), Mar 1858 Tabitha ANDREWS nee HUNT and William ROBINS, rcvd Aug 2005.
  10. Malcolm ROBBINS (41091), "EM ANDREWS/HUNT ex Malcolm R," e-mail to L Henderson (1), Dth 1865 Tabitha ROBINS, rcvd Aug 2005.
  11. Www FreeBMD ENG online at http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Dth 1865 Tabitha ROBINS, extracted Aug 2005.
  12. Miscellaneous ANDREWS web searches & assorted corresondence 1841 Census, Odcombe, SOM HO 107/946/13 (from Somerset Message Board 10 Aug 2005 in response to my request), rcvd Aug 2005.
  13. "Lorna's Family History Musings", Apr 2006.
  14. Miscellaneous ANDREWS web searches & assorted corresondence 1851 Census, Odcombe, SOM (from Somerset Message Board 10 Aug 2005 in response to my request), rcvd Aug 2005.
  15. Janice GRIFFIN (5095), The Griffins of Taranaki, p/copy of pp 3-4 rcvd from Jackie SEWELL, Mar 1994.
  16. Www FreeBMD ENG online at http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Dth 1845 John ANDREWS, extracted Aug 2005.
  17. Janice GRIFFIN (5095), The Griffins of Taranaki, (from bap. record 1832 George ANDREWS) p/copy of pp 3-4 rcvd from Jackie SEWELL, Mar 1994.
  18. Janice GRIFFIN (5095), The Griffins of Taranaki, (from bap. record 1836 Mary Ann ANDREWS) p/copy of pp 3-4 rcvd from Jackie SEWELL, Mar 1994.
  19. Janice GRIFFIN (5095), The Griffins of Taranaki, (from bap. record 1836 James ANDREWS) p/copy of pp 3-4 rcvd from Jackie SEWELL, Mar 1994.
  20. Janice GRIFFIN (5095), The Griffins of Taranaki, (from bap. record 1839 Luke ANDREWS) p/copy of pp 3-4 rcvd from Jackie SEWELL, Mar 1994.
  21. Janice GRIFFIN (5095), The Griffins of Taranaki, (from birth cert 1843 Samson ANDREWS) p/copy of pp 3-4 rcvd from Jackie SEWELL, Mar 1994.
  22. Janice GRIFFIN (5095), The Griffins of Taranaki, (from bap. 1847 Job Sampson ANDREWS) p/copy of pp 3-4 rcvd from Jackie SEWELL, Mar 1994.

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