John Venn (1819 - 1902)

Baptised: 1819 (Mar 21) Chittlehampton, Devon
Died: 1902 (Feb 28) Willand, Devon

Family Relationships

Parents:
John Venn (1791 - 1869)
Mary Grace Camp (1787 - 1846)

Marriages:
1848 (Mar 29) Poughill, Devon
  to Grace Lock (1824 - 1899)

Siblings:
Elizabeth Venn (1821 - 1877)
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Children:
Eli Venn (1849 - 1926)
John Venn (1850 - 1923)
Lucy Venn (1853 - 1927)
Reuben Venn (1854 - 1887)
Lydia Venn (1857 - 1905)
Mary Alice Venn (1859 - >1911)
Albert Venn (1861 - 1954)
Levi Venn (1867 - 1938)
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Known History

Baptised 1819 (Mar 21) Kings Nympton, Devon
  (the family probably lived in Chittlehamholt)

A servant in South Molton, Devon at 1841 census?

A smith in Black Dog, Devon at 1851 census
  (part of the parish of Washford Pyne)
A blacksmith and wheelwright in Templeton, Devon
  (living there at 1861/1871/1881 census)

Living at Willand Post Office at 1891 census
  (described as sub-postmaster and grocer)
Living at The Stores, Willand at 1901 census
  (where he was the postmaster and grocer)

Buried 1902 (Mar 6) Willand, Devon

Children

Eli baptised 1849 (Mar 4) Poughill, Devon
  - living in Templeton at 1861/1871 census
  - married Jane Cornwall 1879 (Dec 27)
    (then working as a carpenter in Tiverton)
  - later a wheelwright in Chapel St, Tiverton
    (living there at 1881/1891/1901/1911 census)
  - died 1926 (Oct 30) Tiverton, Devon

Lucy baptised 1853 (Jan 16) Loxbeare, Devon
  - living in Templeton at 1861/1871 census
  - a servant in East Teignmouth at 1881 census
  - a housekeeper in East Teignmouth in 1891
  - living at The Stores, Willand at 1901 census
    (described as a housekeeper in the census)
  - died 1927 (1st Qtr) in Tiverton area, Devon

Reuben baptised 1854 (Nov 26) Loxbeare, Devon
  - living in Templeton, Devon at 1861 census
  - married Fanny Ann Viles 1878 (2nd Qtr)
  - a tailor in Cambridge, Cambs at 1881 census
  - died 1887 (Apr 10) Cambridge, Cambs
    (his widow married Arthur James Austin)

Lydia baptised 1857 (Dec 27) Loxbeare, Devon
  - living in Templeton in 1861, 1871 and 1881
  - living at Willand Post Office at 1891 census
    (described as a shop assistant in census)
  - a housekeeper in Dalwood, Devon at 1901 census
  - buried 1905 (Aug 9) Willand, Devon

Mary Alice baptised 1859 (Oct 16) Loxbeare, Devon
  - living in Templeton in 1861, 1871 and 1881
  - a farm assistant in Uplowman at 1891 census
  - living at The Stores, Willand at 1901 census
    (then a grocer and post office assistant)
  - living in Fore St, Tiverton, Devon at 1911 census
    (she was then manageress of a fish shop)

Albert born 1861 (Dec 3) Templeton, Devon
  - baptised 1862 (Jan 19) Templeton, Devon
  - living in Templeton, Devon at 1871 census
  - living in Newark, Nottinghamshire at 1881 census
  - living at Willand Post Office at 1891 census
    (described as a postal clerk in census)
  - living at The Stores, Willand at 1901 census
    (then a grocer and acting postmaster)
  - married Anna Maria Knight 1901 (Oct 30)
  - living in Stoke-sub-Hamdon, Somerset in 1911
    (described as a sub-postmaster in census)
  - a retired postmaster in Montacute, Som in 1939
  - died 1954 (Jan 5) Montacute, Somerset