Richard Venn (1836 - 1908)

Born: 1836 (May 20) Kings Nympton, Devon
Died: 1908 (Jul 7) Charlotte, Michigan

Family Relationships

Parents:
William Venn (1809 - 1880)
Mary Ann Markey (1812 - 1888)

Marriages:
1857 (Jan 31) Torquay, Devon
  to Charlotte Frances Brinning (1829 - 1889)
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Siblings:
Matilda Markey Venn (1832 - 1898)
Emmeline Venn (1834 - 1916)
Henry Venn (1840 - 1892)
Samuel Venn (1842 - 1919)
Eliza Markey Venn (1843 - 1904)
Elizabeth Ann Venn (1845 - 1922)
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Children:
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Additional Information

Known History

Baptised 1836 (Jul 26) Kings Nympton, Devon
Living in Combeinteignhead, Devon at 1851 census

A marble mason and lodging house keeper
Married in Cary Street Chapel, Torquay, Devon
  (then living at 10 Union Street, Torquay)
Living in Tor Church Road, Torquay at 1861 census
Living at Vansittart House, Torquay in 1863

Emigrated to Canada, probably in late 1870
A stone cutter in Windsor, Ontario at 1871 census
A marble cutter in Windsor, Ontario at 1881 census

Moved to Charlotte, Michigan, USA in late 1880s
Married 1892 (Dec 31) Jackson, Michigan
  to Rachel Elmer Atwood (see below)

Living in Charlotte, Michigan at 1900 census
  (occupation then recorded as "marble shop")

Spouse

Rachel Elmer: born 1842 (Feb 11?) Michigan
  (parents Franklin Elmer and Rachel Davies)
  - living in Onondaga, Michigan at 1850 census
  - living in Tompkins, Michigan at 1860 census
  - married 1863 (Jan 29) Tompkins, Michigan
      to Aldro Atwood (1820 - 1890)
  - living in Brookfield, Michigan in 1870/1880
  - a widow living in Charlotte, Michigan in 1910
  - died 1913 (May 16) Charlotte, Michigan

Children

Adeline Ellen born 1863 (Sep 20) Torquay, Devon
  - a milliner in Windsor, Ontario at 1881 census
  - married George Washington Loomis 1883 (Sep 26)
  - moved to Charlotte, Michigan in late 1880s
  - living in Charlotte, Michigan in 1900 & 1910
  - living in Clay, St Clair, Michigan in 1920
  - died 1926 (Sep 7) Detroit, Michigan

Florence Markey born 1865 (1st Qtr) Torquay
  - died 1865 (2nd Qtr) Torquay, Devon

Florence Edith Markey born 1866 (Dec 4) Torquay
  - living in Windsor, Ontario at 1881 census
  - married Joseph McNally (no details known)
  - moved to Charlotte, Michigan in late 1880s
  - a widow living in Charlotte, Michigan in 1900
  - married Charles L Carr 1902 (Oct 6)
  - a widow living in Charlotte, Michigan in 1910
  - died 1927 (Sep 6) Lansing, Michigan

Olive Blanche born 1870 (Jun 16) Torquay, Devon
  - living in Windsor, Ontario at 1881 census
  - moved to Charlotte, Michigan in late 1880s
  - married Dudley Washington Jones 1894 (Nov 15)
  - living in Charlotte, Michigan at 1900/1910 census
  - living in Los Angeles, California at 1930 census
  - died 1936 (Oct 23) Los Angeles, California