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John SMITH

Male Abt 1794 -


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  • Name John SMITH 
    Born Abt 1794  Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • (1) A household headed by John SMITH is listed in the 1841 census of Westerham Parish, Kent, England.

      John is listed in the 1841 census as agricultural laborer who was then 45 years of age. However, because of the way ages were rounded in the 1841 census, he could have then been as old as 49 years of age. According to the 1841 census, he was born in Kent, England.

      Listed with John is his daughter, Ann, who was then 15 years of age. However, because of the way ages were rounded in the 1841 census, she could have then been as old as 19 years of age. There is no indication in the 1841 census as to whether she was then engaged in any profession, employment or employment, or as to whether she was then of independent means. According to the 1841 census, she was born in Kent, England.

      Listed with John is his son, William, who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1841 census, he was born in about 1828. According to the 1841 census, he was born in Kent, England.

      Also listed with John is his son, Thomas, who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1841 census, he was born in about 1832. According to the 1841 census, he was born in Kent, England.

      Listed nearby is a household headed by John's son, John SMITH [Jr.], who was then 20 years of age. However, because of the way ages were rounded in the 1841 census, John [Jr.] could have then been as old as 24 years of age. John [Jr.]'s profession, trade or employment is listed as "MS;" the compiler does not know what "MS" means. According to the 1841 census, John [Jr.] was born in Kent, England.

      Listed with John [Jr.] is Edward RIDLEY, who was was then 15 years of age. However, because of the way ages were rounded in the 1841 census, he could have then been as old as 19 years of age. His profession, trade or employment is listed as "MS;" the compiler does not know what "MS" means. According to the 1841 census, he was born in Kent, England. The relationship between John SMITH [Jr.] and Edward RIDLEY is not listed in the 1841 census.

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      The 1841 Census for England was taken on the night of 6 June 1841. The following information was requested:

      • Name of street, place, road, etc.
      • House number or name
      • Name of each person that had spent the night in that household
      • Age*
      • Sex (indicated by the column in which the age is recorded)
      • Profession or occupation
      • Where born**

      *The ages of people over 15 years old were usually rounded down to the nearest 5 years. Therefore, someone who was actually 24 years would have their age listed as 20, and someone who was actually 27 years old would have their age listed as 25.

      **The "Where Born" column only asked two questions - 1) whether born in same county, and 2) whether born in Scotland, Ireland, or Foreign Parts. Possible answers and abbreviations to question #1 include: Yes (Y), No, (N), or Not Known (NK). For question #2, the following abbreviations were used: Scotland (S), Ireland (I), and Foreign Parts (F).

      (2) A household headed by John SMITH is listed in the 1851 census of Westerham, Kent, England.

      John is listed in the 1851 census as a person who was then 57 years of age; therefore, according to the 1851 census, he was born in about 1794. His rank, profession or occupation is illegible. According to the 1851 census, he was born in Westerham, Kent, England.

      Listed with John is his wife, Ann, who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1851 census, she was born in about 1799. According to the 1851 census, she was born in Westerham, Kent, England.
    Person ID I93  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Family 1 Sarah WATKINS,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Jun 1841 
    Children 
     1. Susannah SMITH,   b. 11 May 1816, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1891, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Anne SMITH,   b. Bef 7 Jun 1818, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Jul 1822, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 4 years)
     3. John SMITH,   b. Bef 7 Jan 1821, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anne SMITH,   b. Bef 21 Jul 1822, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William SMITH,   b. Bef 27 Jan 1828, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Thomas SMITH,   b. Bef 21 Aug 1831, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F748  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann (SMITH),   b. Abt 1799, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Between 6 Jun 1841 and 30 Mar 1851 
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F9610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart