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 - 1945)
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 and 1881 census)

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

Buried 1902 (Mar 6) Willand, Devon

Children

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

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

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

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

Mary Alice born 1859 (Jul 31) Loxbeare, Devon
  - baptised 1859 (Oct 16) Loxbeare, Devon
  - living in Templeton, Devon at 1861/1871/1881 census
  - a farm assistant in Uplowman at 1891 census
  - living at The Stores, Willand, Devon at 1901 census
    (then described as a grocer and post office assistant)
  - living in Fore St, Tiverton, Devon at 1911 census
    (she was then the manageress of a fish shop)
  - living at Sowton, near Feniton, Devon in 1939
  - died 1945 (Feb 10) Sowton, near Feniton, Devon

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, Devon at 1891 census
    (described as a postal clerk in census schedule)
  - living at The Stores, Willand, Devon at 1901 census
    (then described as a grocer and acting postmaster)
  - married 1901 (Oct 30) to Anna Maria Knight
    (they lived in Abercarn, Monmouthshire in 1902)
  - living in Stoke-sub-Hamdon, Somerset in 1911
    (described as a sub-postmaster in census schedule)
  - a retired postmaster in Montacute, Som in 1939
  - died 1954 (Jan 5) Montacute, Somerset