Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameJohn Chedzoy Gait 134
Birth23 Jan 1813, North Curry, England
FatherJohn Chedzoy (1776-1847)
MotherAnn Gait (1789-)
Death10 Nov 1860, North Curry, Somerset, England Age: 40
Marriage25 Dec 1845, North Curry, England134
ChildrenJohn Chedzoy (1843-1914)
 Anna (1846-)
 Louisa Hannah (1848-)
 James (1850-)
 Charles (1852-)
 Mary Ann (1856-)
 Mary (1858-1858)
 Tom (1860-)
Notes for John Chedzoy Gait

John Chedzoy Gait was the illegitimate son of John Chedzoy and Ann Gait, he was born on 23rd January 1813, at North Curry and baptised by his mother on 15th March 1817. John met Mary Ann Adams and like his father before him also had an illegitimate child. His baptism is recorded at North Curry on 24th September 1843, as John Chedzoy son of Mary Ann Adams, of North Curry, spinster. John married Mary Ann Adams the daughter of John & Mary Adams at North Curry on 25th December 1845. They were both living at Lillesdon, North Curry.

The couple went on to have 7 more children. The first 3 were baptised with the surname Gait. Anna age 2 was baptised 23rd July 1848 with her sister LouisaJames was baptised 13th January 1850. The 1851 census for the Tything of Lillesdon shows that the family were now using the name Chedzoy. John Chedzoy, head, age 37, Agricultural Labourer, wife Mary A, age 32, son John age 7, daughter Anna age 4, daughter Louisa age 2, and son James. The last 4 children were baptised with the surname Chedzoy. Charles baptised 17th October 1852, Mary Ann baptised 6th January 1856, Mary was born January 1858 but sadly died aged 2 weeks, and was buried 7th February 1858. Tom was baptised 23rd November 1860. Mary Ann was very ill after the birth of Tom and died as a result 6 days later on 10th November 1860, aged 40. Her death certificate gives her name as Mary Ann Chedzoy wife of John Chedzoy, Farm Labourer. Mary Ann was buried 18th November 1860. The 1861 census shows John Chedzoy, head, widow, age 47, Agricultural Labourer, son James age 10, son Charles age 8, daughter Mary Ann age 5, and son Tom age 2.
Notes for John Chedzoy Gait
1841 Census, North Curry, Somerset, England

Name Age

Thomas Smith 60
Sarah Smith 65
Charles Trencher 14
John Chedzoy 25 b in North Curry

1851 Census,
North Curry, Somerset, England

Name Age
John Chedzoy 37 head, b in North Curry
Mary A Chedzoy 32 wife
John Chedzoy 7 son
Anna Chedzoy 4 dau
Louisa Chedzoy 2 dau
James Chedzoy 1 son

1861 Census, North Curry, Somerset, England

Name Age
John Chedgoy 45
James Chedgoy 10
Charles Chedgoy 8
Mary A Chedgoy 5
Tom Chedgoy 2
Notes for Mary Ann (Spouse 1)
1841 Census of Topcroft, Loddon, Norfolk, England

Name Age
John Adams 75
Mary Adams 82
Mary Ann Adams 22
Samuel Adams 30
Elizabeth Adams 30
George Adams 1

Foregoing may or may not be correct family. Mary Ann Adams was a very common name in England at this time.
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