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George CAUNTER

Male Abt 1782 - 1862  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name George CAUNTER  [1
    Born Abt 1782  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 19 Feb 1782  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • George CAUNTER, son of George and Elizabeth (in parish records); son of George and Joan (in Bishop's transcripts).
    Gender Male 
    Died 1862  Thamesford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Thamesford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • George and Alice are commemorated on the same stone as John and Mary NORSWORTHY.
    Notes 
    • See attached sources. [3]
    Person ID I4219  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 

    Father George CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1752, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Dec 1802  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Joan NORRISH,   b. Abt 1748,   d. Abt May 1828  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1778  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • George CAUNTER and Joan NORRISH were married 18 June 1778, by license, in Widecombe in the Moor. Witness: Wm. NORRISH. [3]
    Family ID F1385  Group Sheet

    Family Alice CLEAVE,   b. Abt 1782, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1801  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • George CAUNTER and Alice CLEAVE, both of this parish, were married in this church by Banns on 4 October 1801. Both signed the register. Witnessed by John TREMILLS (signed others) and the mark of John POTTER. [5]
    Address 1814  [3
    Ponsworthy, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Richard's baptism.
    Address 1814-1821  [3
    Bittleford, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1841  [6
    Lynchaford, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1851  [2
    Lynchaford, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • They were living beside their married son, John.
    Children 
     1. George CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1802, Lydford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edward CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1804, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1872  (Age ~ 68 years)
     3. Elizabeth CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1806, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Richard CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1808, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary CAUNTER,   b. 31 Mar 1809, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1901, Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     6. Henry CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1812, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Richard CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1814, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1905, North Dorchester Twp., Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
     8. John CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1816, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Charles CAUNTER,   b. 3 Mar 1819, Kingsbridge, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1887, Belleville, Republic, Kansas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     10. James CAUNTER,   b. Abt 1821, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F1193  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    COUNTER
    COUNTER

    GEORGE COUNTER
    Died in the Year 1862 Aged 81 years
    ALICE His wife
    Died in the Year 1854 aged 70 years
    Natives of Devonshire, England
    Came to Canada in the year 1850.


  • Sources 
    1. [S676] Personal communication.

    2. [S696] Census of England, 1851.

    3. [S208] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, Rev. E. C. WOOD; H. TAPLEY- SOPER, (Exeter, Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1938.).

    4. [S318] Genealogical report on CAUNTER: Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, C. F. Belam, M.A., (Professional genealogist, Buckfastleigh, Devon; citing from parish records; rec'd Oct. 2005.).

    5. [S246] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon.

    6. [S137] Census of England, 1841.


  

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