Henry Venn (1840 - 1892)

Baptised: 1840 (Jun 28) Combeinteignhead, Devon
Died: 1892 (May 12) Greenfield, Michigan

Family Relationships

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

Marriages:
1861 (Jun 9) Plymouth, Devon
  to Isabella Matthews (1821 - 1898)

Siblings:
Matilda Markey Venn (1832 - 1898)
Emmeline Venn (1834 - 1916)
Richard Venn (1836 - 1908)
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

Living in Combeinteignhead, Devon at 1851 census

Married in Charles church, Plymouth, Devon
  (then a plumber, living at 1 Bilbury Street)
Described as a master plumber in 1864
  (then living at 8 Waldron Terrace, Torquay)

Emigrated to Canada, probably in late 1870
A plumber in Windsor, Ontario at 1871 census

A farmer in Greenfield, Michigan at 1880 census

Spouse

Baptised 1821 (Mar 11) Colaton Raleigh, Devon
  (parents John Matthews and Sarah French?)
Living in Colaton Raleigh at 1841/1851 census
Married John Patch 1852 (4th Qtr) Exeter, Devon
A lace maker in Torquay, Devon at 1861 census
Living in Vennett St, Plymouth, Devon later in 1861
Died 1898 (Apr 5) Greenfield, Michigan

Children

Elizabeth Isabella (known as Bess):
  - born 1862 (2nd Qtr) probably in Torquay
  - with parents in Windsor, Ontario at 1871 census
  - teaching school in Michigan at 1880 census
  - died 1884 (Mar 28) Greenfield, Michigan

Henry Markey born 1864 (Jan 17) Torquay, Devon
  - with parents in Windsor, Ontario at 1871 census
  - died 1874 (Jul 10) Detroit, Michigan

George Matthews (adopted son):
  - born about 1871 in Canada (no details known)
  - with Venns in Greenfield, Michigan at 1880 census
  - a farmer in Greenfield, Michigan in 1900 & 1910
  - living in Detroit, Michigan at 1930/1940 census