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Family of Thomas CONGRAM and Mary WESTACOTT

Husband: Thomas CONGRAM (1823?-1903?)
Wife: Mary WESTACOTT (1825?-1895?)
Children: John CONGRAM (1845-1919)
Thomas CONGRAM (1849?-1929)
Martha CONGRAM (1850?- )
Mary Jane CONGRAM (1854?- )
Norah CONGRAM (1861?- )
William H CONGRAM (1853-1927)
Michael CONGRAM (1856?- )
Richard CONGRAM (1856?- )
Marriage 5 Oct 1845 Atherington, Devon

Husband: Thomas CONGRAM

Name: Thomas CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Father: Richard CONGRAM (1787-1858)
Mother: Sarah BENNETT (1793?-1871?)
Birth Feb 1823 (app) Tawstock
Christening 9 Feb 1823 (age 0) Tawstock
Occupation Farm Labourer
Death Sep 1903 (app) (age 80) 44 Bradfields, Pilton East
Burial 3 Oct 1903 (age 80) Atherington, Devon

Wife: Mary WESTACOTT

Name: Mary WESTACOTT
Sex: Female
Father: John WESTACOTT (1785?-1847?)
Mother: Wilmot MOORE (1789?-1868?)
Birth 1825 (app) Atherington, Devon
Death Mar 1895 (app) (age 69-70) Barnstaple
Burial 20 Mar 1895 (age 69-70) Atherington, Devon
Occupation Glover

Child 1: John CONGRAM

Name: John CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Mary COCK (1848-1885)
Spouse 2: Bridget Ann LEARY (1859-1926)
Birth (1) 18 Jan 1845 Atherington, Devon
Birth (2) Feb 1845 (app) Atherington, Devon
Birth (3) Feb 1845 (app) Atherington, Devon
Baptism 8 Feb 1845 (age 0) Atherington Parish Church,Devon
Birth (4) 18 Jan 1846 Atherington, Devon
Occupation (1) Ploughman/Papermaker/Wool Spinner/Expressman
Occupation (2) Farm Labourer
Emigration 1890 (app) (age 44-45) to U.S.A.
Death 11 Feb 1919 (age 74) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Burial Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Massacusetts

Child 2: Thomas CONGRAM

Name: Thomas CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Spouse: Eliza GARD (1852?-1914)
Birth (1) May 1849 (app) Atherington, Devon
Birth (2) May 1849 (app) Atherington, Devon
Baptism 29 May 1849 (age 0) Atherington Parish Church,Devon
Occupation Ag Labourer/ Beaten Engineer/ ? Feeder Paper Mill/Papermaker
Emigration 1871 (age 21-22) to U.S.A.
Death 20 Jan 1929 (age 79) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

Child 3: Martha CONGRAM

Name: Martha CONGRAM
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: William DENNIS (1848?- )
Spouse 2: Unknown WESTLAKE ( - )
Baptism 29 Sep 1850 (age 0) Atherington Parish Church,Devon
Birth 1850 (app) Atherington, Devon

Child 4: Mary Jane CONGRAM

Name: Mary Jane CONGRAM
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: William SOUTHCOMBE (1828?- )
Birth (1) Apr 1854 (app) Atherington, Devon
Baptism 23 Apr 1854 (age 0) Atherington Parish Church,Devon
Birth (2) 1856 (app) Atherington, Devon

Child 5: Norah CONGRAM

Name: Norah CONGRAM
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Henry JENKINS (1861?- )
Birth Sep 1861 (app) Atherington, Devon
Baptism 15 Dec 1861 (age 0) Atherington, Devon

Child 6: William H CONGRAM

Name: William H CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Catherine CONGRAM WIFE (1857?- )
Spouse 2: Eliza ACKLAND (1848?-1904)
Baptism 15 Aug 1852 (age -1 (!)) Atherington Parish Church,Devon
Burial Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Massacusetts
Birth 2 Aug 1853 Atherington, Devon
Occupation Spinner/ Paper Mill
Emigration 23 Sep 1872 (age 19) to Boston, Massachusetts
Death 6 Sep 1927 (age 74) Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

Additional Information

Death Cause: Found dead on floor-Rheumatic history-Endocarditis

Child 7: Michael CONGRAM

Name: Michael CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mary Ann COLE (1857?-1929)
Birth Jun 1856 (app) Merryfields, Atherington, Devon
Baptism 6 Jul 1856 (age 0) Atherington, Devon
Occupation Servant/Coachman/Farmer
1st reading of Banns 3 Nov 1878 (age 22)
2nd reading of Banns 10 Nov 1878 (age 22)
3rd reading of Banns 17 Nov 1878 (age 22)

Additional Information

1st reading of Banns In the presence of Richard Parkin
2nd reading of Banns In the presence of James Harvey
3rd reading of Banns In presence of Me lS Palmer

Child 8: Richard CONGRAM

Name: Richard CONGRAM
Sex: Male
Birth Jul 1856 (app) Atherington, Devon
Baptism 6 Jul 1856 (age 0) Atherington, Devon

Note on Husband: Thomas CONGRAM (1)

1841 Census shows 18 year old Thos Congerham being at Umberleigh Barton the farm of the Down family (William 26, Catherine 64, John 30 and Ann Snell Down aged 3) Richard is a Male Servant along with the following:-Richard Congerham aged 12, Charles Snow 33, William Sourider 35, William Hill 20, Daniel Nogle 20, William Tucker 17, James Poro 15, George Stedford 17,Charity Gooding 21, Susan Britton 25, Mary Andrew 7.1845 February 8 was listed as living at Eastacombe, Atherington when son John born.

1851 Census shows being with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 26 a farm labourer born Tawstock

1854 April 23 was listed as living at Merryfields, Atherington when daughter Mary Jane born.

1861 census shows being with wife Mary, mother in law Wilmet Westacott and children Martha, William, Mary Jane and Michael at Fisherton, Atherington. He is aged 38 an Ag lab born Atherington.

1861 15th Dec the baptism of Norah states living at Wehaston, Atherington.

1871 census shows being with wife Mary and children Thomas, Mary J and Norah at Fisherton, Atherington an Ag Labourer aged 47 born Atherington

1881 census shows living with wife Mary daughter Norah and grand daughter Norah Dennis at Fisherton, Atherington. He is aged 58 an Ag lab born Tawstock

1891 census shows being with wife Mary and grand daughter Norah Southcombe at The Village Atherington. He is aged 67 and Agricultural Labourer born Tawstock.

1901 census shows being with daughter and son in law William Dennis and Martha at Bradford No 45,East Pilton along with their children Elizabeth R, Lucy, Thomas all single and Ellen Westlake (their daughter)married and her daughter Ellen Aimie Westlake (their Grand daughter).

1901 census shows being at Bradford No 44 East Pilton aged 78 an Ag Lab born Tawstock father in law to William Dennis and father to Martha Dennis. Also present is their children Elizabeth R, Lucy, Thomas and step daughters Ellen Westlake (26) born Swimbridge ,Ellen Annie Westlake (6) born Torrington

Note on Husband: Thomas CONGRAM (2)

1851 Census shows living with family atMerryfields, Atherington aged 26 a farm labourer born Tawstock

1861 census shows living with wife Mary, mother in law Wilmet Westacott and children Martha, William, Mary Jane and Michael at Fisherton, Atherington. He is aged 38 an Ag lab born Atherington.

1871 census shows living with wife Mary and children Thomas, Mary J and Norah at Fisherton, Atherington an Ag Labourer aged 47 born Atherington

1881 census shows living with wife Mary daughter Norah and grand daughter Norah Dennis at Fisherton, Atherington. He is aged 58 an Ag lab born Tawstock

1891 census shows being with wife Mary and grand daughter Norah Southcombe at The Village Atherington. He is aged 67 and Agricultural Labourer born Tawstock.

1901 census shows being with daughter and son in law William Dennis and Martha at Bradford No 45,East Pilton along with their children Elizabeth R, Lucy, Thomas all single and Ellen Westlake (their daughter)married and her daughter Ellen Aimie Westlake (their Grand daughter).

1901 census shows being at Bradford No 44 East Pilton aged 78 an Ag Lab born Tawstock father in law to William Dennis and father to Martha Dennis. Also present is their children Elizabeth R, Lucy, Thomas and step daughters Ellen Westlake (26) born Swimbridge ,Ellen Annie Westlake (6) born Torrington

Note on Wife: Mary WESTACOTT (1)

1841 census shows living with parents John and Wilmot with siblings Michael, George, William, Ann and Sarah at Eastercombe, Atherington aged 19.

1851 census shows living with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 26 born Atherington

1861 census shows living with husband Thomas, mother Wilmet Westacott and children Martha, William, Mary Jane and Michael. She is aged 38 a House Keeper born Atherington

1861 15th Dec baptism of Norah states living at Wehaston, Atherington

1871 census shows living with husband Thomas and children Thomas, Mary J and Norah at Fisherton, Atherington aged 47 born Atherington

1881 census shows living with husband Thomas and daughter Norah and granddaughter Norah Dennis at Fisherton, Atherington aged 58 born Atherington.

1891 census shows being with husband Thomas and grand daughter Norah Southcombe at The Village Atherington. She is aged 69 and born Atherington

Note on Wife: Mary WESTACOTT (2)

1841 census shows living with parents John and Wilmot with siblings Michael, George, William, Ann and Sarah at Eastercombe, Atherington aged 19.

1851 census shows living with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 26 born Atherington

1861 census shows living with husband Thomas, mother Wilmet Westacott and children Martha, William, Mary Jane and Michael. She is aged 38 a House Keeper born Atherington

1871 census shows living with husband Thomas and children Thomas, Mary J and Norah at Fisherton, Atherington aged 47 born Atherington

1881 census shows living with husband Thomas and daughter Norah and granddaughter Norah Dennis at Fisherton, Atherington aged 58 born Atherington.

1891 census shows being with husband Thomas and grand daughter Norah Southcombe at The Village Atherington. She is aged 69 and born Atherington

Note on Child 1: John CONGRAM

1851 Census shows living with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 5 scholar, born Atherington

1861 Census shows John as a ploughman /servant aged 15 born Atherington with Henry and Jane Down farmers of 150 acres and their children John and Elizabeth. Other servants are Sally Ford (house Servant) aged 26 from High Buckington, Devon, John Beer (Ploughman)18 from Atherington,James Dyer (carter) aged 10 from Chittlehampton

1871 Census shows John Congram aged 25 an Ag Lab born Atherington at Whitemoor, Chittlehampton with his wife Mary Congram aged 23 also born Atherington and their 3 year old son John born Chittlehampton

Was living at Whitmore, Chittlehampton, when Arthur Henry was born in 1872

1881 Census not found in all of Chittlehampton census's.

1900 9th June Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Bridget and sons Ernest , George, Michael and daughter Eliza in their own home in the same street as his brother Thomas and his wife Eliza.

1910 21st April Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Bridget and sons Michael and George in their home No 87 Eaton Street, Fitchburg City, the same street as his brother Thomas and his family

1911 Oct 1st appears on S.S. Saint Louis ships manifest which sailed from Cherbourg, France arriving Ellis Island U.S.A.. He is aged 66 married of residence Fitchburg, Mass., U.S.A.his profession is retired.

1920 Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Mary at & Terrace Place, Fitchburg, Mass.,

Note on Child 2: Thomas CONGRAM (1)

1851 census shows living with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 2 born Atherington

1861 census shows Thomas as a servant to Betsey Down (widow) aged 38 a farmer born Atherington. Thomas is aged 12 a stable boy born Atherington. also there were William Slee a Caster aged 18. Betsey's children John (18), Catherine (14), Sarah (13), Eliza (11), Wiliam (9), Thomas (5) and Bessie (3) also visiting were Sarah Champion aged 67 widow and lease holder and Emma Delbridge unmarried aged 22 a Glover (leather) All at Overwall, Atherington.

1871 census shows living with parents Thomas and Mery and 2 sisters at Fisherton, Atherington aged 43 an Ag Lab born Atherington

Note on Child 2: Thomas CONGRAM (2)

1851 census shows living with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 2 born Atherington

1861 census shows Thomas as a servant to Betsey Down (widow) aged 38 a farmer born Atherington. Thomas is aged 12 a stable boy born Atherington. also there were William Slee a Caster aged 18. Betsey's children John (18), Catherine (14), Sarah (13), Eliza (11), Wiliam (9), Thomas (5) and Bessie (3) also visiting were Sarah Champion aged 67 widow and lease holder and Emma Delbridge unmarried aged 22 a Glover (leather) All at Overwall, Atherington.

1871 census shows living with parents Thomas and Mery and 2 sisters at Fisherton, Atherington aged 43 an Ag Lab born Atherington

1900 9th June Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Eliza and children Thomas and Lena M at 81 Eatin St also sharing the premises was John Newcombe and Elizabeth N Newcombe.

1910 21st April Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Eliza son Thomas and daughter Lena at No 81 Eaton Street

1920 20th January Census shows living on own a widower at 81 Cailin Street, Fitchburg City,

Note on Child 3: Martha CONGRAM (1)

1851 census shows living with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 6 months born Atherington

1861 census shows living with parents and grand mother Wilmet Westacott and brothers and Sisters at Fiserton, Atherington aged 10 a scholar born Atherington

1871 census shows living with husband and son Michael and daughter Norah at Deimstow Cottages, Swimbridge aged 20 born Atherington

1881 census shows living with husband William and children Michael, William, Ellen, Martha and Mary at Cladavin Road, Pilton aged 30 born Atherington

1901 census shows living with husband William and children Elizabeth R, Lucy, Thomas, Ellen Westlake, Ellen Annie Westlake and her father Thomas Congram at Bradford No 44 East Pilton. She is aged 61 born Atherington

Note on Child 3: Martha CONGRAM (2)

1851 census shows living with family at Merryfields, Atherington aged 6 months born Atherington

1861 census shows living with parents and grand mother Wilmet Westacott and brothers and Sisters at Fiserton, Atherington aged 10 a scholar born Atherington

1871 census shows living with husband and son Michael and daughter Norah at Deimstow Cottages, Swimbridge aged 20 born Atherington

1881 census shows living with husband William and children Michael, William, Ellen, Martha and Mary at Cladavin Road, Pilton aged 30 born Atherington

1901 census shows living with husband William and children Elizabeth R, Lucy, Thomas, Ellen Westlake, Ellen Annie Westlake and her father Thomas Congram at Bradford No 44 East Pilton. She is aged 61 born Atherington

1927 lived at 49 Bradford, Barnstaple England

Note on Child 4: Mary Jane CONGRAM

1861 Census shows living with parents Thomas and Mary and brother s and sisters and grand mother Wilmet Westacott. She is aged 6 a scolar born Atherington.

1871 Census shows living with parents Thomas and Mary along with sister Norah and brother Thomas at Fisherton, Atherington aged 16 a Glover born Atherington

1881 Census shows William Southcombe aged 25 an Ag lab born Swimbridge being at Overton Cottage, Bishops Tawton with his 25 year old wife Mary J born Atherington and their children 4 year old Michael and 2 year old Norah both born Swimbridge

1891 Census shows William Southcombe aged 35 and Ag Lab born Swimbridge being at Pulling with his 35 year old wife Mary born Atherington and their children William Js aged 8 a scholar, 4 year old Frederick and 2 year old Alfred all born Bishops Tawton

Note on Child 5: Norah CONGRAM

1871 census shows living with parents Thomas, Mary and brother Thomas and sister Mary J at Fisherton, Atherington aged 9 a scholar born Atherington

Note on Child 6: William H CONGRAM (1)

1861 Census shows living with parents Thomas and Mary along with brothers and sisters and grand mother Wilmet Westacott. He is aged 8 a scolar born Atherington

1871 Census shows being at Bickhole, Swimbridge as a servant / Ag Lab to John Fossell aged 37 a farmer 75 acres from Landkey. Also there was John Fossell's widowed mother Johanna Fossell aged 71 and his unmarried sister Mary Ann Fossell aged 43 a servant. Another there at the time was John D Seron his cousin and a butcher aged 25 from Bishops Tawton and lastly Alfred Corell another servaqnt/ ag lab aged 11.

Arrived in Boston 23/9/1872 on the S.S.Siberia. His age was listed as 21 Years and occupation was spinner & birthplace England

Note on Child 6: William H CONGRAM (2)

1861 Census shows living with parents Thomas and Mary along with brothers and sisters and grand mother Wilmet Westacott. He is aged 8 a scolar born Atherington

1871 Census shows being at Bickhole, Swimbridge as a servant / Ag Lab to John Fossell aged 37 a farmer 75 acres from Landkey. Also there was John Fossell's widowed mother Johanna Fossell aged 71 and his unmarried sister Mary Ann Fossell aged 43 a servant. Another there at the time was John D Seron his cousin and a butcher aged 25 from Bishops Tawton and lastly Alfred Corell another servaqnt/ ag lab aged 11.

1872 23 Sept Arrived at Boston, U.S.A. on the S.S.Siberia. His age is listed as 21 years and occupation was Spinner and birthplace England

1900 7th June Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Eliza and children Lucy, Fred and Albert and Joseph M Nichols as a Boarder

1910 18th April Fitchburg Census shows living with wife Catherine and sons Fred and Albert in Sanborn Street.

1920 9 February Census shows living with wife Catherine and son Albert In Fitchburg City

Note on Child 7: Michael CONGRAM

1861 census shows living with parents Thomas and Mary and brother and sisters at Fisherton, Atherington along with his grand mother Wilmet Westacott.He is aged 4 a scolar born Atherington

1871 census shows Micahel as a farm servant at Fishey Farm, Tawstock for William Joslin and his mother Sarah farmers of 146 acres employing 1 man and 3 boys. Michael is shown as aged 13 born Atherington also employed were Henry Jones (14), John Richards (15) Maria Wollacott (16) Domsestic

1881 census shows living with wife Mary Ann and son John C at Church Street, Liskeard, Cornwall aged 24 a Coachman Farmer born Atherington.