- Born: 1796, Porthleven, , Cornwall, England
- Christened: 4 Sep 1796, Breage, , Cornwall, England
- Marriage: Jane ROWE on 20 Nov 1817 in Sithney, Cornwall, England
- Died: 1867, Porthleven, , Cornwall, England at age 71
- Buried: 18 Apr 1867, Porthleven, , Cornwall, England
In the 1841 census Saml SYMONS (42), Coal Miner, and Jane SYMONS (42) were in Porthleven. With them were Jane Rowe (21), Elizabeth Rowe (19), Samuel Rowe (15), Solomon Rowe (12) and Tobias Rowe (9). All were listed as born in the County. Louisa was recorded staying with her grandparents Samuel and Jane SYMONS at Porthleven. - or was Louisa a sister of Samuel.? With her parents named Samuel and Jane, and Louisa's brother Samuel marrying a Jane, it is not clear from her baptism who her parents were.
In the 1851 census for Porthleven were Samuel SYMONS, Head, married, aged 55, Labourer, born Breage, wife Jane, aged 53, born Sithney, unmarried sons Solomon, aged 22, Sailor, and Tobias, aged 16, Fisherman, both born Sithney, Susan SHARP, lodger, unmarried, aged 77, born Helston, and Susan Jane KITCHEN, granddaughter, aged 4, born Sithney.
In the 1861 census, Samuel SYMONS, Head, married, aged 65, Lathmaker, and wife Jane, aged 64, were living at Porthleven. With them was their granddaughter, Susan Jane KITCHEN, aged 14, orphan at school. All were shown to be born in Porthleven.
In the 1871 census for Sithney, Jane, aged 73, head of the family, and housekeeper, is now a widow, and with her for the census were son Samuel, a widower and fisherman aged 46, and grandchildren Emily Jane (15), Samuel (13) and Tobias James (7).
In the 1881 census Jane (82) is still in Sithney, recorded as Head and a housekeeper, born Sithney. With her is her grandson Tobias J SYMONS (17), a fisherman, born Hayle. Her other grandson, Samuel, who was with her in the 1871 census married Priscilla Richards ALLEN in 1878 (registered in December Quarter, reference Helston 5c 334) and is also shown in the Sithney census as follows - Samuel SYMONS (22) Head, married, born Hayle, Fisherman, wife Priscilla R SYMONS (21), born Sithney, and their son, Samuel (1) also born Sithney.
In the 1891 census for the Parish of St. John's Penzance (RG12/1857 (Part 4) Folio 130, Page 21) at 1 Court, is Tobias J SYMONS, (27) married, an Agent Boot Comp., born Hayle, with wife Saloma (27) and sons Tobias James (5) and William (4). Saloma and the children are recorded as being born in Porthleven.
Samuel married Jane ROWE on 20 Nov 1817 in Sithney, Cornwall, England. (Jane ROWE was born in 1798 in Sithney, Cornwall, England, died in 1887 in Porthleven, , Cornwall, England and was buried on 7 Sep 1887 in Porthleven, , Cornwall, England.)