Richard Venn (1738? - 1822)

Born: 1738? Kings Nympton, Devon
Buried: 1822 (Dec 22) Tawstock, Devon

Family Relationships

Parents:
Henry Venn (1704? - 1788)
Jane Good (1702? - 1772)

Marriages:
1766 (May 5) South Molton, Devon
  to Mary Gould (1741? - 1800)

Siblings:
Elizabeth Venn (1731 - 1797)
Henry Venn (1734 - 1808)
John Venn (1736/7 - 1814)
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Children:
Henry Venn (1767 - 1855)
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Additional Information

Known History

Baptised 1739/40 (Jan 30) Kings Nympton, Devon
  (his age at death suggests he was born in 1738)

Probably moved to Tawstock, Devon around 1775

Unverified Reports

Born at Coombe Farm near Kings Nympton, Devon

Spouse

May have come originally from North Molton, Devon
  (two Mary Goulds were baptised there in 1741)
Living in South Molton, Devon at time of her marriage
Buried 1800 (May 30) Tawstock, Devon

Children

Richard baptised 1769 (Aug 15) Kings Nympton
  - buried 1770 (Sep 27) Kings Nympton, Devon

William baptised 1771 (Nov 13) Kings Nympton

Jane (Jenny) baptised 1773 (Dec 13) Kings Nympton
  - probably buried 1788 (Dec 23) Tawstock, Devon

Richard baptised 1777 (Jan 21) Tawstock, Devon
  - served in the East Devon Militia 1801 to 1812
  - enlisted in the Royal Middlesex Militia in 1815
  - discharged in 1829 with the rank of sergeant
  - buried 1837 (Feb 1) Uxbridge, Middlesex?

John baptised 1780 (Feb 15) Tawstock, Devon?
    (name recorded as Richard in parish register)
  - married Elizabeth Hobbs 1802 (Oct 31)
  - probably died before 1818 (place unknown)
    (his wife married William Bartlett in 1818)