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1800 Fishleighs both side of ATLANTIC
Posted by: Betsy Rubel Date: June 11, 2001 at 10:14:00
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OKAY! My Fishleighs and Gorvetts are tangled all over the World... can anyone help sort out any of these details and if any of them connect?

Lewis Gorevtts' brother, Thomas' wife Catherine was visiting the Fishleighs farther on down the page...

2 Louis/Lewis Gorvett b: July 17, 1836 in Thornbury, Devon, England
............. +Margaret Smale b: Abt. 1839 in Bideford, Devon, England d: November 23, 1929 in Sparta, Elgin, Ontario
.................... 3 Edward Gorvett b: October 10, 1864 in Sparta, Elgin, Ontario d: in of Yarmouth, Ontario, Canada
........................ +Elizabeth Neville b: 1868 d: 1926 in Sparta, Elgin, Ontario
............................... 4 Eloise Winifred Gorvett b: June 30, 1899 in Sparta, Elgin, Ontario
................................... +Cecile McCandless
............................... 4 Russell Gorvett b: October 30, 1897
............................... 4 Lewis Neville Gorvett d: 1976
............................... 4 Elra Gorvett b: 1904
................................... +James Edward Guy Gooding
.................... 3 William H. Gorvett b: April 09, 1858 in Newton St. Petrock, Devon, England
........................ +Sarah Fishleigh b: April 26, 1862 d: 1937
.................... 3 John Gorvett b: 1851 in South Bideford, Devon, England d: 1945 in Sparta, Elgin, Ontario
........................ +Emma Fanson
.................... 3 Alice Gorvett b: 1866 d: 1925
........................ +William H. Butterwick b: Abt. 1870
............................... 4 George Butterwick b: Abt. 1890 d: Abt. 1891
............................... 4 Ula Butterwick b: Abt. 1893 d: Abt. 1893
............................... 4 Myrtle Butterwick
................................... +Irvin Fishleigh
............................... 4 Jessie Butterwick
................................... +unknown Badgeley
.................... 3 Charles Gorvett b: 1863
........................ +Alice Hambley
............................... 4 Bessie Gorvett b: Abt. 1896
.................... 3 Bessie Gorvett d: Bef. 1929
........................ +unknown (?William?)Fishleigh
............................... 4 Eva Fishleigh
................................... +John Neville
............................... 4 Herman Fishleigh
.................... 3 Frederick Gorvett d: in of Yarmouth, Ontario, Canada




1851 Census England- This Catherine Gorvett I have no idea of the maiden name of but why was she visiting Fishleighs? How to they connect to the rest>>>

Address: Woodford, Holsworthy
Census Place: Milton Damerel, Holsworthy, Devonshire
PRO Refr: HO/107/1896 Folio:38 Page:1 FHL Film: 0221047
Found in the house of Francis Fishleigh:

Name Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Francis FISHLEIGH Head W 51 M Farmer Of 140 Acres Employing 3 Men And Three
Boys Milton Damerell-DEV
Dorothy FISHLEIGH Daur U 21 F --- Milton Damerell-DEV
Catherine FISHLEIGH Daur U 17 F --- Milton Damerell-DEV
Mary SLEE Serv U 40 F House Serv Dartmouth-DEV
William PIPER Serv U 23 M Farm Lab Holsworthy-DEV
George PIPER Serv U 17 M Farm Lab Milton Damerell-DEV
Francis FISHLEIGH Serv - 12 M Working On Farm Abbots Bickington-DEV
William YEO Serv - 11 M Working On Farm Milton Damerell-DEV
Catherine Gorvett Vist W 26 F Glover Milton Damerel, Dev. (wife of Thomas Gorvett)
MaryAnn Gorvett Vist U 3 F ---- Langtree, Devon

IGI info- hopefully the above Fishleighs...
Francis FISHLEIGH
Marriage(s):
Spouse: Alice RATTENBURY
Marriage: 24 Dec 1829
Milton Damerel, Devon, England

Dorothy FISHLEIGH
Event(s):
Christening: 9 Mar 1830
Milton Damerel, Devon, England
Father: Francis FISHLEIGH
Mother: Alice

Catherine Mary FISHLEIGH
Christening: 9 Jun 1833
Milton Damerel, Devon, England
Father: Francis FISHLEIGH
Mother: Alice
==========================================
Sarah Hearding (Ths Oke's mom) was married to Lewis Louis Gorvett in England before going to Ontario

Husband: Thomas OKE
Born: 21 Feb 1819 at: Newton St. Petrock, Devon, England
Married: ABT. 1843 at: Newton St. Petrock, Devon, England
Died: at:
Father:Samuel OKE
Mother:Sarah HEARDING
Other Spouses:
Wife: Eleanor FISHLEIGH Who were here parents? Can't find them yet
Born: ABT. 1817 at: Milton Damerel, Devon, England
Died: at:
Father:
Mother:
Other Spouses:
===================================


Husband: William H. GORVETT
Born: 9 Apr 1858 at: Newton St. Petrock, Devon, England
Married: at:
Died: at:
Father:Louis\Lewis GORVETT
Mother:Margaret SMALE
Other Spouses:
Wife: Sarah FISHLEIGH **** who are her parents and how does she fit?****
Born: 26 Apr 1862 at:
Died: 1937 at:
Father:
Mother:
Other Spouses:
======================================
abstract from Surrogate Court Ontario...
LNAME[ GORVETT
FNAME[ LOUIS
RESID[ SPARTA
DATE[ SEP 16, 1898
FILE[ 2780
MFNO[ 1401
NOTES[ - executor was William Kerly of Sparta, Gentleman
- William Kerly died March 14, 1913 at St. Thomas
- William Kerly's wife, Emma, died May 7, 1917
- Louis Gorvett's wife was Margaret, who died November 23, 1929
- son was William Gorvett
- son was Edward Gorvett
CHILDREN OF LOUIS AND MARGARET GORVETT:
- Alice Butterwick, who predeceased mother;
- Bessie Fishleigh, who predeceased mother; (my note-> William Fishleigh???)
- William Gorvett, Sparta;
- John Gorvett, Carpenter, Sparta;
- Charles Gorvett, Gardener, Sparta;
- Frederick Gorvett, Labourer, Yarmouth;
- Edward Gorvett, Farmer, Yarmouth

NOTE: THE SPELLING OF THE NAME MAY HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO GORBETT>>>

CHILDREN OF ALICE BUTTERWICK:
- Myrtle Fishleigh, wife of Irvin, Sparta;
- Jessie Badgeley, wife of Leonard, Yarmouth

CHILDREN OF BESSIE FISHLEIGH:
- Eva Neville, wife of John, Yarmouth;
- Herman Fishleigh, Westminster Township, Farmer
==========================================
1871 Yarmouth Twp. Census( Ontario)
Thomas Oke 52 Eng. Bible Christian Farmer
Elizabeth 21
Francis (male) 24 Farmer * familial name back to Devon?
John 15
Jane 12
Mary 40
+++++++++++=
William FISHLEIGH
Sex: M

Event(s):
Birth: 1850
Milton Damerell, Devon, England

Parents:
Father: Bartholomew FISHLEIGH
Mother: Matilda
=========
William FISHLEIGH
Sex: M

Event(s):
Birth: 1846
Milton Damerell, Devon, England

Parents:
Father: John FISHLEIGH
Mother: Ann


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