Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameJohn Chedzoy Adams
Birth1843, North Curry, England
Death3 Jun 1914, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Age: 71
FatherJohn Chedzoy Gait (1813-)
MotherMary Ann Adams (1820-1860)
Spouses
Birthca 1845
Death20 Jul 1885, England Age: 40
Marriage3 May 1875, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England134,2474
ChildrenJohn (1876-)
 Joseph (1877-)
 James (1879-)
 Elizabeth Ann (1881-1920)
 Beatrice (1884-)
Marriage3 Jun 1889, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada134
ChildrenBeatrice (1892-1893)
 Lillian (1894-)
 Minnie (1904-)
Notes for John Chedzoy Adams
The names of Elizabeth Adams’ parents were obtained from the marriage record for John Chesterman and Elizabeth Ann Adams.1233

Marriage Date: 16 Feb 1901
Marriage Place: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Groom's Name: John Chesterman
Groom's Age: 34
Groom's Birth Date: 1867
Groom's Birthplace: , Ontario
Groom's Marital Status: Bachelor
Groom's Residence:
Groom's Father's Name: Absalom Chesterman
Groom's Mother's Name: Hannah Chesterman
Bride's Name: Elizabeth Ann Adams
Bride's Age: 19
Bride's Birth Date: 1882
Bride's Birthplace: Askam, England
Bride's Marital Status: Spinster
Bride's Residence:
Bride's Father's Name: John Adams
Bride's Mother's Name: Mary Jane Adams
Film Number: 1983525
Digital Folder Number: 4401574
Image Number: 1395
BC Archives Film Number: B11368
Registration Number: 1400
Banns or License: License
Collection: British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932

JOHN CHEDZOY ADAMS 1843 - 1914134

John Chedzoy Adams was the illegitimate child of Mary Ann Adams and John Chedzoy Gait. He was born at North Curry and baptised on 24th September 1843. His mother did marry his father and the 1851 census shows that they used the Chedzoy name, although his 3 oldest siblings were baptised with the name Gait.

By 1861 John had left home. He married Mary Jane Kellett on 3rd May 1875 in Yorkshire. John and his family always used the name Adams. They had 5 children, John Thomas born 18th February 1876, Joseph born 17th November 1877, James born 17th July 1879, Elizabeth Ann born 23rd March 1881, all 4 were born in Yorkshire, Beatrice was born 29th June 1884 in Lancashire. Mary Jane died 20th July 1885. John took John Thomas, Joseph and Elizabeth Ann to Canada in 1887 or 1888, it is believed that James and Beatrice may have died.

John married Mary Minnie Robbins on 3rd June 1889 at Victoria, B.C. Canada. John had another 4 children with Mary, Beatrice born October 1892, but she sadly died before she was a year old, in September 1893, Lillian was born 21st September 1894, Edward, and Minnie born 7th November 1904, the last 3 children lived long lives.

John died on 3rd June 1914 at Victoria B.C. and is buried at Ross Bay cemetery.
Notes for Mary Jane (Spouse 1)
Last name from the marriage record of her daughter’s second marriage:

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932

Marriage place Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Groom name Albert George Jacques
Groom birth place Montreal,
Marital status Bachelor
Father of groom name Robert Jacques
Mother of groom name Isabella Crawford
Bride name Elizabeth Ann Chesterman
Bride birth place Furness, England
Bride marital status Widowed
Father of bride name John Adams
Mother of bride name Mary Jane Kellett
Digital GS number 4400865
Image number 582
Reference number 582
Certificate type License

England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-19062475

Name: Mary Jane Kellett
Gender: Female
Birth Date: abt 1850
Christening Date: 22 Dec 1850
Christening Place: Holme, Westmorland, England
Father's Name: John Kellett
Mother's Name: Ann
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