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Kent, England, Genealogy Pages Minnie Winifred Bodeker born Faversham 1893

Edith DUNCAN[1, 2, 3]
 1877 - 1932

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  • Birth  30 Aug 1877  Drayson Square, Faversham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender  Female 
    Died  27 Nov 1932  Milford, New Hampshire, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Riverside Cemetery, Milford, New Hampshire, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2196  Young Family Kent Ancestry
    Last Modified  19 May 2007 23:41:29 
     
    Father  George DUNCAN, b. 12 Aug 1838, Preston-Faversham, Kent, England  
    Mother  Elizabeth GREGORY, b. 12 Aug 1848, Faversham, Kent, England  
    Family ID  F688  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Alfred James DEACON, b. 17 Sep 1864, Old Road, Chatham, Kent  
    Married  26 Oct 1896  Faversham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Annie DEACON, b. Nov 1897
    >2. Alfred James DEACON, b. 14 Apr 1900, Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
    >3. Ethel May DEACON, b. 13 May 1902, Merrimac, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
     4. Clara DEACON, b. 9 Apr 1903
     5. William Edward DEACON, b. 1905
    >6. Archibald Duncan DEACON, b. 8 Oct 1906
     7. John DEACON, b. 10 Oct 1910
     8. Charles Henry DEACON, b. Jul 1915
    >9. Edith Gertrude DEACON, b. Jul 1917
     10. Howard DEACON, b. 1920
    Family ID  F1524  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • The following information was received from Ida Calder in Pensacola, Florida, a grand-daughter of Edith Duncan:

      "Just reviewing the info you sent this morning. Alfred James Deacon was married 26 Oct 1896 to Edith Duncan in Faversham, but he must have come to America soon after that because Annie, his oldest daughter by Edith Duncan, was born in 1898, Alfred J., Jr. 1900 and my mother Ethel 1902 and Clara in 1903 etc. I know that he went back a few times to visit. He resided at 75 West St, which was Charlotte Hutchings address at the time of his marriage to Edith. She lived at 57 West Street."

      The family lived in Amherst, New Hampshire for approximately 5 years prior to Edith's death. Prior to that time Edith lived in Milford, New Hampshire. Death certificate of Edith D. Deacon is very sparse on her parents details. The only known information was that her maiden surname was Duncan and that her father had been a fisherman. Edith's date of death is recorded as 27 November 1932 at age 55 years, 2 months and 27 days. Birthplace recorded is England and date of birth as being 30 August 1877. She was of white colour and married at the time of her death. Her occupation is given as housewife and cause of death as chronic diabetic for a duration of years. The death certificate was issued by the State of New Hampshire number DO541968 on 1 Dec 2000.

      An Ellis Island passenger record shows Edith Duncan arriving at New York on 20 August 1894 having arrived via the ship "Berlin" which set sail from England at Southampton. She was 16 years old at that time.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Membership Registers, Kent Conference, 1818-1894, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (U.S.A., Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah), Film #0086998., 22 Jun 1879.
      Blessing administered.

    2. [S87] 1920 Census - Fourteenth Census of the United States, Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, (U.S.A., Washington (D.C.): National Archives Administration), CT T625, 198-0699, Sterling, Windham County, Connecticut, 1 Jan 1920.
      References: 27, 30, lines 14 through 23:
      Alfred J. Deacon, head, married, white, 54, able to read and write, immigrated 1889, naturalized 1902, born England
      Edith, wife, white, 48, able to read and write, immigrated 1896, naturalized 1902, born England
      Annie, daughter, 22, born New Hampshire, U.S.A.
      Ethel M., daughter, 17, born New Hampshire, U.S.A.
      Clara, daughter, 16, born New Hampshire, U.S.A.
      William E., son, 14, born New Hampshire, U.S.A.
      Archibald D., son, 12, born New Hampshire, U.S.A.
      John, son, 8, born New Hampshire, U.S.A.
      Charles H., son, 5, born New Hampshire, U.S.A.
      Edith G., daughter 2 years 5 months, born New Hampshire, U.S.A.

    3. [S88] 1930 Census - Fifteeneth Census of the United States, Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, (U.S.A., Washington (D.C.): National Archives Administration), Amherst Town, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, E.D. 6-1, Sheet #10A, page 45, 1 Apr 1930.
      Refs: 257, 270, lines 34-37, Ponemah Road:
      Alfred J. Deacon, head, married, white, 55, age at first marriage 25; able to read and write; born England, parents born England, immigrated 1889

      Edith, wife, married, 50, age at first marriage 20; able to read, write and speak English; born England, parents born England, immigrated 1896

      Charles H., son, white, 15, able to read and write, born New Hampshire, parents born England

      Edith G., daughter, white, 12, able to read and write, born New Hampshire, parents born England

    4. [S45] Certified copy of an entry of Birth, (England, Kew: General Register Office), Certificate #BXCA130778, issued 26 Nov 2003, 1877, 9 Oct 1877.
      Registration District of Faversham, 1877, birth in the Sub-district of Faversham, in the County of Kent, No. 397, born 30th August 1877 at Drayson Square, Faversham, Edith, a girl, father George Duncan, mother Elizabeth Duncan, formerly Gregory, father a mariner, birth registered by George Duncan, father, residing at Drayson Square, Faversham, registered 9th October 1877.
      Copy of Certificate generously provided to me by Ida Calder, a great-granddaughter of Edith.

    5. [S40] Certified Copy of an Entry of Marriage, (England, Kew: General Register Office), Certificate #MXB362326, 1896, No. 162, 26 Oct 1896.
      1896 Marriage solemnized at the parish church in the parish of Faversham in the County of Kent, No. 162, on October 26, 1896, between Alfred James Deacon, 31, bachelor, engineer, residence at 75 West Street, father William Deacon (deceased) an army doctor, and Edith Duncan, 19, spinster, no occupation, residence at 57 West Street, father George Duncan a mariner. Witnesses: Charles Duncan and Florence Duncan.
      Copy of Certificate generously provided to me by Ida Calder, a great-granddaughter of Edith.

  

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