Walter Smith

M, b. 5 July 1892
     Walter Smith was born on 5 July 1892 in San Francisco, California.1,2 He was the son of Jesse M. Smith and Elizabeth Floretta Carnahan. He appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of King City, Monterey county, California, in the household of Francis Marion Carnahan and Charlotte Ianthe Carnahan.3 He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Township 13, Kern county, California, in the household of his parents, Jesse M. Smith and Elizabeth Floretta Smith.4 He attended F.M. Carnahan's golden wedding anniversary.

Citations

  1. [S26] Letter, Marilyn Baack to Bill Wilson, April 7, 1993.
  2. [S281] World War I draft registrations (digitized microfilm); M1509.
  3. [S292] 1900 Federal census, , E.D. 7, sheet 4B, Image 8 of 15.
  4. [S947] Jessie M. Smith household, 1910 U. S. Census, Kern, California.

Eliza Solomon1

F, b. 26 November 1841, d. 7 May 1899
     Eliza Solomon was born on 26 November 1841 in Finchley, Middlesex, England.1 She married John Blockley Milward, son of William Milward and Jane Blockley, on 1 February 1864 in Friern Barnet, Middlesex, England.1 She and John Blockley Milward appeared on the 1881 English Census of Solomans Terrace, Finchley, Middlesex, England, enumerated 3 April 1881. Their children John, George and Gertrude were listed as living with them.2 She appeared on the 1891 English Census of 8 Solomans Row, Finchley, Middlesex, England, enumerated 1891. Her children Gertrude and George were listed as living with her.3 She died on 7 May 1899 in Isolation Hospital, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, at age 57.4,5 Cause of death was smallpox. Her estate, valued at £308 3s., was probated to John Soloman Milward, insurance agent, on 14 August 1899 in London.5

Children of Eliza Solomon and John Blockley Milward

Citations

  1. [S235] French family tree, online http://www.frenchfamily.info/famtree.htm
  2. [S237] 1881 British Census CD, FHL Film 1341333; PRO Ref RG11; Piece 1372; Folio 81, Page 8.
  3. [S557] 1891 census, Middlesex, Finchley, District 12.
  4. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Barnet 3a, 150.
  5. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com, 1899, p 293.
  6. [S418] Richard Milward, "Descendants of William Milward."

Adela Sowter1

F, b. 1855, d. 1 June 1938
     Adela Sowter was born in 1855 in Masbrough, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of George Sowter and Elizabeth Banister.1 She appeared on the 1861 English Census of 8 Glenn House, Great Glenn, Leicestershire, England, in the household of her parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.1 She was a coral lace maker in 1871 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England.3 She died on 1 June 1938 in St. Marys Nursing Home, Upminster, Essex, England.4,5 Her estate was probated on 17 June 1938 in Leicester, England.6

Citations

  1. [S178] 1861 UK Census,.
  2. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Jul-Sep quarter, Rotherham district.
  3. [S527] 1871 census, Warwickshire, Holy Trinity, District 27.
  4. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Romford district, volume 4a page 533.
  5. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com, 1938 page 306; Wa image 57 of 112.
  6. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com, 1938 p. 306.

Denis Leslie Sowter1

M, b. 14 January 1895, d. 6 December 1938
     Denis Leslie Sowter was born on 14 January 1895 in 47 Queen Street, Derby, Derbyshire, England.2,3 He was the son of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin. He appeared on the 1901 English Census of Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of his parents, John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.4 He began military service on 15 March 1912, enlisting in the Leicestershire Royal Horse Artillery.5 He ended military service on 23 April 1914.5 He and John Vernon Sowter were farmers of over 150 acres in 1925 in Dove Bank house, Marston-on-Dove, Derbyshire, England.6 He married Gladys Jane Bush on 30 August 1926 in St. Andrews Church, Cambridge, New Zealand.3 Between 1928 and 1938 Denis Leslie Sowter lived in Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand.7 He died on 6 December 1938 in Cambridge, New Zealand, at age 43.8,3,9 He was buried in Pukeatua Cemetery, Maunga Road, Pukeatua, New Zealand.9

Children of Denis Leslie Sowter and Gladys Jane Bush

Citations

  1. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, 1st quarter 1895, Derby, vol 7b p 615.
  2. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13.
  3. [S584] Janette Sowter Mannell, "New Zealand Sowters."
  4. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13, Searched 20 Jan 2005.
  5. [S971] The National Archives of the UK, British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920, online at Ancestry.com.
  6. [S551] A. Lindsay Kelly, 1925 Kelly's Directory, page 337.
  7. [S972] BAB Microfilming, New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981, online at Ancestry.com.
  8. [S495] London Times, 19 September 1949, 9.
  9. [S970] New Zealand Society of Genealogists Incorporated, New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007, online at Ancestry.com.

Denise Elizabeth Sowter1

F
     Denise Elizabeth Sowter is the daughter of Denis Leslie Sowter and Gladys Jane Bush.1

Citations

  1. [S584] Janette Sowter Mannell, "New Zealand Sowters."

Emma Sowter

F, b. 1867, d. 14 January 1945
     Emma Sowter was born in 1867 in Glenn, Leicestershire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of George Sowter and Elizabeth Banister. She appeared on the 1871 English Census of Glenn in the household of her parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.1 She was a warehouse girl in 1881. She appeared on the 1881 English Census of 24 Samuel Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, in the household of her parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.3 She witnessed the marriage of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin on 7 February 1887 in St. Marys Catholic Church, Derby, Derbyshire, England.4 She appeared on the 1891 English Census of Leicester in the household of her father, George Sowter.5 She was a milliner in 1901.6 She appeared on the 1901 English Census of Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.7 She died on 14 January 1945 in Derby, Derbyshire, England.8,9 Her estate, valued at £1065 16s. 8d. was probated on 15 February 1945 in Llandudno, Wales, to Horace Vincent Sowter, milliner, and Ernest Edward Sowter, commander R.N.9

Citations

  1. [S310] 1871 UK census,.
  2. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Jan-Mar quarter, Billesdon district.
  3. [S177] 1881 UK Census, Leicestershire, Leicester, St. Margaret Parish, District 37.
  4. [S84] Marriage cert, J. Sowter & E. Bannister.
  5. [S99] 1891 UK Census, , fiche 6097639.
  6. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13.
  7. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13, Searched 20 Jan 2005.
  8. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Derby district, volume 7b, page 706.
  9. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com, 1945, p. 378.

Ernest Edward Sowter

M, b. 30 March 1890, d. between April 1978 and June 1978
Ernest Sowter 1936
     Ernest Edward Sowter was a naval officer. He was born on 30 March 1890 in Derby, Derbyshire, England.1,2 He was the son of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin. He appeared on the 1891 English Census of 47 Queen Street, Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of his parents, John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.3 He appeared on the 1901 English Census of Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of his parents, John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.4 He was awarded the Star, Victory Medal, and British War Medal for service in World War I as an Engineer Lieutenant.5 He married Hertha Adela Fodor on 12 October 1932 in St. James, Spanish Place, London, England.6,7,8 He retired from the Royal Navy with the rank of Engineer Commander on 31 March 1935.9 He and Hertha Adela Fodor were divorced in July 1941. He married Beatrice May Riches between July 1941 and September 1941 in Derbyshire, England.10 He died between April 1978 and June 1978 in Devon, England.11

Citations

  1. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13.
  2. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, 2nd quarter 1890, Derby, vol 7b p 520.
  3. [S306] 1891 UK Census, Derbyshire, All Saints parish.
  4. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13, Searched 20 Jan 2005.
  5. [S652] And Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls Admiralty, UK Naval Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1972, online at Ancestry.com, image 221 of 429.
  6. [S353] The Times, September 12, 1932, 13.
  7. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Marylebone district, volume 1a, page 1279.
  8. [S974] Derby Daily Telegraph, 13 October 1932, 7.
  9. [S352] The Times, March 30, 1935, 9.
  10. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  11. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Honiton District, volume 21, page 1356.

George Sowter

M, b. 1826, d. 19 March 1899
     George Sowter was born in 1826 in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England.1,2,3 He was a farmer on 5 March 1850.4 On 5 March 1850 George Sowter lived in Old Uttoxeter Road, Derby, Derbyshire, England.4 He married Elizabeth Banister, daughter of James Bannister and Edith Tunnicliff, on 5 March 1850 in St. Werburgh's Church, Derby, Derbyshire, England; Elizabeth signed the marriage register with a mark.5,4,6 He appeared on the 1851 English Census of 27 Elms Street, Derby, Derbyshire, in the household of Isaac Banister and Edith Banister.7 He was a railway porter on 27 November 1853. He was a station master, Great Glenn railway station on 10 March 1861.8 He and Elizabeth Sowter appeared on the 1861 English Census of 8 Glenn House, Great Glenn, Leicestershire, England, enumerated 7 April 1861. Their children John, Mary, William and Adela were listed as living with them.9 He and Elizabeth Sowter appeared on the 1871 English Census of Glenn, Leicestershire, England, enumerated 2 April 1871. Their children John and Emma were listed as living with them.10 He and Elizabeth Sowter appeared on the 1881 English Census of 24 Samuel Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, enumerated 3 April 1881. Their children John, Emma and William were listed as living with them.2 He was a railway inspector on 7 February 1887.11 He appeared on the 1891 English Census of Leicester enumerated 1891. His daughter Emma was listed as living with him.1 He died on 19 March 1899 in Leicestershire, England.12,13 His estate was probated on 28 March 1899 in Leicester, England, naming William Sowter as executor, effects valued at £426 5s. 9d.13

Children of George Sowter and Elizabeth Banister

Citations

  1. [S99] 1891 UK Census, , fiche 6097639.
  2. [S177] 1881 UK Census, Leicestershire, Leicester, St. Margaret Parish, District 37.
  3. [S313] 1861 census, , St Werburg parish, screen 13 of 24.
  4. [S106] Marriage register, St Werburgh: entry for George Sowter and Elizabeth Bannister Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  5. [S562] Certificate, Sowter-Bannister marriage of 5 March 1850.
  6. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Derby district March 1850 quarter, volume 19 page 477.
  7. [S966] Isaac Banister household, 1851 UK Census, Derbyshire,.
  8. [S176] John Sowter, birth certificate (1861).
  9. [S178] 1861 UK Census,.
  10. [S310] 1871 UK census,.
  11. [S84] Marriage cert, J. Sowter & E. Bannister.
  12. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Likely the listing for first quarter 1899 in Leicester.
  13. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com.

Gertrude Elizabeth Sowter1

F, b. between April 1884 and June 1884
     Gertrude Elizabeth Sowter was born between April 1884 and June 1884 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1 She was the daughter of William Sowter and Mary Jane Fower.1 She appeared on the William Sowter in St. Margaret parish, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, and Gladys Mary Sowter were living in the same household.2 She appeared on the William Sowter in 108 St. Peters Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, and Gladys Mary Sowter, William Roy Sowter and Harold York Sowter were living in the same household.3 She was a shorthand typist in 1901.3

Citations

  1. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  2. [S525] 1891 census, Leicestershire, St. Margaret, District 20.
  3. [S526] 1901 census, Leicestershire, Leicester formerly North Evington, District 29.

Gladys Mary Sowter1

F, b. between October 1887 and December 1887
     Gladys Mary Sowter was born between October 1887 and December 1887 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1 She was the daughter of William Sowter and Mary Jane Fower.1 She appeared on the William Sowter in St. Margaret parish, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, and Gertrude Elizabeth Sowter were living in the same household.2 She appeared on the William Sowter in 108 St. Peters Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, and Gertrude Elizabeth Sowter, William Roy Sowter and Harold York Sowter were living in the same household.3

Citations

  1. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  2. [S525] 1891 census, Leicestershire, St. Margaret, District 20.
  3. [S526] 1901 census, Leicestershire, Leicester formerly North Evington, District 29.

Harold York Sowter1

M, b. 6 July 1893, d. between October 1978 and December 1978
     Harold York Sowter was born on 6 July 1893 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1,2 He was the son of William Sowter and Mary Jane Fower.1 He appeared on the William Sowter in 108 St. Peters Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, and Gertrude Elizabeth Sowter, Gladys Mary Sowter and William Roy Sowter were living in the same household.3 He died between October 1978 and December 1978.2

Citations

  1. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  2. [S586] General Register Office, England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2007, online at Ancestry.com, 1978, Oct-Nov-Dec, S, image 60 of 92; Worthing District vol 18 p 2391.
  3. [S526] 1901 census, Leicestershire, Leicester formerly North Evington, District 29.

Horace Vincent Sowter1

M, b. 1888, d. 16 March 1954
Horace and Doris Sowter at tea
     Horace Vincent Sowter was a milliner.2 He was born in 1888 in Derby, Derbyshire, England.3,4 He was the son of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin. He appeared on the 1891 English Census of 47 Queen Street, Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of his parents, John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.5 He appeared on the 1901 English Census of Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of his parents, John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.6 He and John Sowter were found on a passenger list on 7 October 1919 on board the Aguila bound for Liverpool from the Canary Islands.7 He married Doris Mabel Fielding between October 1921 and December 1921 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.8 In 1929 Horace Vincent Sowter lived in Bou Saada, Trevor Road, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England.9 On 1 March 1930 Horace Vincent Sowter lived in 91 St. Peter Street, Derby, Derbyshire, England.10 He was found on a passenger list on 1 March 1930 on board the Viceroy of India sailing from Gibraltar to London.11 He was found on a passenger list sailing on the Queen Mary from Southampton to New York on 4 February 1939.12 He was found on a passenger list on 28 March 1939 on board the Ausonia arriving in London from Halifax.10 On 28 March 1939 Horace Vincent Sowter lived in 71 St. Peter Street, Derby, Derbyshire, England.12 He died on 16 March 1954 in Derbyshire, England.13,2 His estate, valued at £28,770 10s. 9d. was probated on 4 May 1954 in Nottingham, England.14

Citations

  1. [S307] British Civil Registration Index, online ancestry.com.
  2. [S726] The London Gazette online http://www.london-gazette.co.uk,.
  3. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13.
  4. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, 3rd quarter 1888, Derby, vol 7b p 635.
  5. [S306] 1891 UK Census, Derbyshire, All Saints parish.
  6. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13, Searched 20 Jan 2005.
  7. [S550] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 John Sowter and Horace Vincent Sowter.
  8. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  9. [S585] BT Archives, British Phone Books, 1880-1984, online at Ancestry.com, 1930 Nottingham p. 62.
  10. [S550] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Horace Sowter.
  11. [S550] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Horace Vincent Sowter.
  12. [S549] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 Horace V. Sowter.
  13. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Shardlow District, volume 3a, page 484.
  14. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com.

John Sowter

M, b. 10 March 1861, d. 26 January 1945
John and Connie Sowter
     John Sowter was born on 10 March 1861 in Great Glenn, Leicestershire, England.1 He was the son of George Sowter and Elizabeth Banister.1 He appeared on the 1861 English Census of 8 Glenn House, Great Glenn, Leicestershire, England, in the household of his parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.2 He appeared on the 1871 English Census of Glenn, Leicestershire, England, in the household of his parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.3 He was a railway clerk in 1881.4,5 He appeared on the 1881 English Census of 24 Samuel Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, in the household of his parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.5 On 7 February 1887 John Sowter lived in Leicester.4 He married Elizabeth Kilmartin, daughter of Patrick John Kilmartin, on 7 February 1887 in St. Marys Catholic Church, Derby, Derbyshire, England.4 He and Elizabeth Sowter appeared on the 1891 English Census of 47 Queen Street, Derby, Derbyshire, England, enumerated 5 April 1891, John Sowter's occupation was given as clerk & milliner. Elizabeth Sowter's occupation was given as milliner. There also was a servant (nurse) in the household.. Their children Ernest and Horace were listed as living with them.6 On 10 December 1900 John Sowter lived in 74 Uttoxeler New Road, Derby, Derbyshire, England.7 He was a commercial traveler on 10 December 1900.7 He and Elizabeth Sowter appeared on the 1901 English Census of Derby, Derbyshire, England, enumerated 31 March 1901, with John's sister Emma Sowter. Their children Horace, Ernest, Kathleen, John, Denis and Nora were listed as living with them.8 He married Constance Beatrice Crutchley between October 1913 and December 1913 in Lincolnshire, England.9 He and Horace Vincent Sowter were found on a passenger list on 7 October 1919 on board the Aguila bound for Liverpool from the Canary Islands.10 In 1934 John Sowter lived in Holme Bank, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England.11 On 4 February 1939 John Sowter lived in 3 Ashburnham Gardens, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.12 He died on 26 January 1945 in Connaught Nursing Home, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, at age 83.13,14 His estate was probated on 11 April 1945 in Nottingham, England, naming Cmdr Ernest Sowter, Beatrice May Sowter (wife) and John Gretton (solicitor) as executors. Effects were valued at £11,074 14s. 3d.14

Children of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin

Citations

  1. [S176] John Sowter, birth certificate (1861).
  2. [S178] 1861 UK Census,.
  3. [S310] 1871 UK census,.
  4. [S84] Marriage cert, J. Sowter & E. Bannister.
  5. [S177] 1881 UK Census, Leicestershire, Leicester, St. Margaret Parish, District 37.
  6. [S306] 1891 UK Census, Derbyshire, All Saints parish.
  7. [S86] Nora Doreen Mary Sowter, birth certificate (1901).
  8. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13, Searched 20 Jan 2005.
  9. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Spilsby district, volume 7a, page 1268.
  10. [S550] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 John Sowter and Horace Vincent Sowter.
  11. [S585] BT Archives, British Phone Books, 1880-1984, online at Ancestry.com, 1934 Birmingham, etc. p .38.
  12. [S549] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
  13. [S586] General Register Office, England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2007, online at Ancestry.com, Eastbourne District, volume 2b, page 118.
  14. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com.

John Vernon Sowter1

M, b. between July 1893 and August 1893, d. 28 August 1932
     John Vernon Sowter was also known as Vernon John Sowter. He was born between July 1893 and August 1893 in Derby, Derbyshire, England.2,3 He was the son of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin. He appeared on the 1901 English Census of Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of his parents, John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.4 He and Denis Leslie Sowter were farmers of over 150 acres in 1925 in Dove Bank house, Marston-on-Dove, Derbyshire, England.5 He died on 28 August 1932 in Monavale, New Zealand.6 He was buried in Hautapu Cemetery, Tamahere, New Zealand.6

Citations

  1. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, 3rd quarter 1893, Derby, vol 7b p 580.
  2. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13.
  3. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  4. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13, Searched 20 Jan 2005.
  5. [S551] A. Lindsay Kelly, 1925 Kelly's Directory, page 337.
  6. [S970] New Zealand Society of Genealogists Incorporated, New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007, online at Ancestry.com.

Kathleen Adela Sowter1

F, b. 19 September 1893, d. between October 1974 and December 1974
Kathleen Sowter Muir-Smith
     Kathleen Adela Sowter was born on 19 September 1893 in Derby, Derbyshire, England.1 She was the daughter of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin. She appeared on the 1901 English Census of Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of her parents, John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.2 She married Leslie Muir Smith, son of William Muir Smith and Annie Laura Heath, between April 1932 and June 1932 in London, England.3 In 1939 Kathleen Adela Muir Smith and Leslie Muir Smith lived in 8 Upperton Road, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.4 She died between October 1974 and December 1974 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England.1

Citations

  1. [S586] General Register Office, England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2007, online at Ancestry.com, Eastbourne District, volume 18, page 726.
  2. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13, Searched 20 Jan 2005.
  3. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, St. Martin District, volume 1a, page 1067.
  4. [S1090] 1939 National Identity Register for England and Wales online findmypast.com,.

Mary Ann Sowter

F, b. 10 October 1853
     Mary Ann Sowter was born on 10 October 1853 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England.1 She was the daughter of George Sowter and Elizabeth Banister. She was baptized on 27 November 1853 in Ilkeston.1 She appeared on the 1861 English Census of 8 Glenn House, Great Glenn, Leicestershire, England, in the household of her parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.2 She was a valentine maker in 1871 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England.3 She married George Hopewell Hallam between January 1877 and March 1877 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.4 She and George Hopewell Hallam appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in 12 Mundy Street, Ilkeston, Leicestershire, England, with son George, 9, daughter Mary Ann, 2, and niece Charlotte Sission, 8.5 She and George Hopewell Hallam appeared on the 1911 English Census of Ilkeston, Derbyshire, enumerated 2 April 1911.6

Citations

  1. [S100] LDS microfilm project, Parish Register, Ilkeston.
  2. [S178] 1861 UK Census,.
  3. [S527] 1871 census, Warwickshire, Holy Trinity, District 27.
  4. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Leicester district, volume 7a, page 275.
  5. [S620] 1881 census, Derbyshire, Ilkeston, Ilkestion, District 12.
  6. [S967] George Hallam household, 1911 UK Census, Nottinghamshire,.

Michael John Sowter1

M
     Michael John Sowter is the son of Denis Leslie Sowter and Gladys Jane Bush.1 He married Alison Hampton on 17 March 1956 in Gospel Hall, Cambridge, New Zealand.1

Citations

  1. [S584] Janette Sowter Mannell, "New Zealand Sowters."

Nora Doreen Mary Sowter

F, b. 10 December 1900, d. 22 March 1976
Nora Sowter Milward at 29
     Nora Doreen Mary Sowter was born on 10 December 1900 in Derby, Derbyshire, England.1 She was the daughter of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin. She appeared on the 1901 English Census of Derby, Derbyshire, England, in the household of her parents, John Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.2 She was a milliner. As of 4 October 1920, Nora Doreen Mary Sowter lived at 2 Gerard Street, Derby, Derbyshire, England.3 She married Benjamin Swaffield Milward, son of Charles James Milward and Mary Ann Cross, on 5 October 1920 in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Derby, Derbyshire, England.4 She and Benjamin Swaffield Milward were found on a passenger list on 20 December 1920 arriving in New York from Southampton, England, on board the Imperator.5 She and Peter Vernon Milward were found on a passenger list on 7 May 1923 on board the Baltic from New York to Liverpool.6 She and Peter Vernon Milward were found on a passenger list on 10 August 1923 arriving in New York from Southampton on board the Berengaria.7 She was found on a passenger list on 25 May 1929 arriving in Plymouth, England, from New York on the Statendam, travelling unaccompanied.8 She was found on a passenger list on 16 September 1929 abord the Loch Katrine arriving in San Francisco from London 17 October 1929.9 She and Benjamin Swaffield Milward appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of San Mateo, San Mateo county, California, at 714 West Poplar Avenue, enumerated 3 April 1930. Their children Peter and Richard were listed as living with them.10 She and Benjamin Swaffield Milward were divorced before 1939. She married Leland Stanford before 1939; Horace Sowter's 1939 passenger manifest indicated Norah Stanford as contact in US.11 She and Leland Stanford appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of San Francisco, California, at 1311 Montgomery Street, enumerated 4 April 1940.12 She died on 22 March 1976 in Santa Rosa, Sonoma county, California, at age 75.13 Cause of death was dehydration & electrolyte imbalance, small bowel obstruction, and adeno carcinoma of uterus, widely metastatic.13

Children of Nora Doreen Mary Sowter and Benjamin Swaffield Milward

Citations

  1. [S86] Nora Doreen Mary Sowter, birth certificate (1901).
  2. [S305] March, 1901 census, Derbyshire, Derby, District 13, Searched 20 Jan 2005.
  3. [S66] St. Joseph's Marriage Register: page 17, William D. Wilson.
  4. [S66] St. Joseph's Marriage Register: page 17, William D. Wilson, page 17.
  5. [S549] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 Benjamin S. Milward, Norah D. Milward.
  6. [S550] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Norah Milward, Peter Milward.
  7. [S549] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 Norah Doreen Milward, Peter Vernon Milward.
  8. [S550] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Norah Milward.
  9. [S556] California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1893-1957.
  10. [S295] 1930 census of population, , District 41-36, image 4 of 33, viewed on line 15 June 2004.
  11. [S549] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
  12. [S831] Leland Stanford household, 1940 United States Census, San Francisco county, California.
  13. [S174] Nora Doreen Stanford, death cert, Nora Stanford.

Peter Donald Sowter1

M, b. 1938, d. 18 July 1941
     Peter Donald Sowter was born in 1938 in New Zealand.1 He was the son of Denis Leslie Sowter and Gladys Jane Bush.1 He died on 18 July 1941 in New Zealand.1,2 He was buried in Pukeatua Cemetery, Maunga Road, Pukeatua, New Zealand.2

Citations

  1. [S584] Janette Sowter Mannell, "New Zealand Sowters."
  2. [S970] New Zealand Society of Genealogists Incorporated, New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007, online at Ancestry.com.

William Sowter

M, b. between October 1858 and December 1858, d. 29 October 1936
     William Sowter was born between October 1858 and December 1858 in Great Glenn, Leicestershire, England.1 He was the son of George Sowter and Elizabeth Banister. He appeared on the 1861 English Census of 8 Glenn House, Great Glenn, Leicestershire, England, in the household of his parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.2 He was a railway clerk in 1881.3 He appeared on the 1881 English Census of 24 Samuel Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, in the household of his parents, George Sowter and Elizabeth Sowter.3 He married Mary Jane Fower between July 1883 and September 1883 in Leicestershire, England.1 He was a commercial traveler for a shoe mercery in 1891 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.4 On 29 October 1936 William Sowter lived in 6 Stoughton Drive North, Leicester, Leicestershire, England.5 He died on 29 October 1936 in Leicester.6,5 His estate, valued at 9105 pounds was probated on 29 December 1936 in London, England.5

Children of William Sowter and Mary Jane Fower

Citations

  1. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  2. [S178] 1861 UK Census,.
  3. [S177] 1881 UK Census, Leicestershire, Leicester, St. Margaret Parish, District 37.
  4. [S525] 1891 census, Leicestershire, St. Margaret, District 20.
  5. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com, Wills, 1936, page 511.
  6. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl, Leicester district, volume 7a page 278.

William Roy Sowter1

M, b. 2 January 1892, d. 8 July 1954
     William Roy Sowter was born on 2 January 1892 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1,2 He was the son of William Sowter and Mary Jane Fower.1 He appeared on the William Sowter in 108 St. Peters Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, and Gertrude Elizabeth Sowter, Gladys Mary Sowter and Harold York Sowter were living in the same household.3 He married Eula Blanche Springford in 1934.1 He was a manufacturer's agent on 29 December 1936.4 In 1939 William Roy Sowter and Eula Blanche Sowter lived in 15 Kirby Lane, Blaby, Leicestershire, England.2 On 7 July 1954 William Roy Sowter lived in 15 Kirby Lane, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, England.5 He died on 8 July 1954 in Leicester at age 62.6,5 His estate, valued at £5626 9s. 6d. was probated on 8 October 1954 in Leicester, England.5

Citations

  1. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  2. [S1090] 1939 National Identity Register for England and Wales online findmypast.com,.
  3. [S526] 1901 census, Leicestershire, Leicester formerly North Evington, District 29.
  4. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com, Wills, 1936, page 511.
  5. [S616] Her Majesty's Court Service, National Probate Calendar 1861-1941, online at Ancestry.com, 1954, p. 425.
  6. [S586] General Register Office, England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2007, online at Ancestry.com, 1954, Jul-Aug-Sep, S, image 44 of 68; Leicester City district vol 3a p 363; age 62.

Grace Dorothea Speller1

F, b. 26 December 1884, d. between October 1983 and December 1983
     Grace Dorothea Speller was born on 26 December 1884 in Kensington, Middlesex, England.1,2 She married John Solomon Milward, son of John Blockley Milward and Eliza Solomon, on 5 December 1922 in Church of St. Philip, Kensington, London, England.1 In 1939 Grace Dorothea Milward and John Solomon Milward lived in 4 Bramley Road, Worthing, Sussex, England.3 She died between October 1983 and December 1983 in West Sussex, England.4

Citations

  1. [S418] Richard Milward, "Descendants of William Milward."
  2. [S586] General Register Office, England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2007, online at Ancestry.com, 1983, Oct-Nov-Dec, M, image 52 of 78.
  3. [S1090] 1939 National Identity Register for England and Wales online findmypast.com,.
  4. [S586] General Register Office, England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2007, online at Ancestry.com, 1983, Oct-Nov-Dec, M, image 52 of 78; Worthing District vol 18 p 2471.

Eula Blanche Springford1

F, b. 4 October 1907, d. between October 1967 and December 1967
     Eula Blanche Springford was born on 10 April 1907.2 She was born on 4 October 1907 in Bristol, Gloucestershire.1,3 She married William Roy Sowter, son of William Sowter and Mary Jane Fower, in 1934.1 In 1939 Eula Blanche Sowter and William Roy Sowter lived in 15 Kirby Lane, Blaby, Leicestershire, England.2 She died between October 1967 and December 1967 in Somerset.1

Citations

  1. [S280] Free BMD, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  2. [S1090] 1939 National Identity Register for England and Wales online findmypast.com,.
  3. [S976] The National Archives, British Army WWI Service Records, online at Ancestry.com.

Leland Stanford

M, b. 12 November 1900, d. 26 July 1981
Leland Stanford III
     Leland Stanford was born on 12 November 1900.1 He was a sporting goods salesman on 12 April 1930.2 On 12 April 1930 Leland Stanford lived in 318 Grand Blvd., San Mateo, California, with wife Bernice and son Stanford Jr. (1.)2 He married Nora Doreen Mary Sowter, daughter of John Sowter and Elizabeth Kilmartin, before 1939; Horace Sowter's 1939 passenger manifest indicated Norah Stanford as contact in US.3 He and Nora Doreen Mary Sowter appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of San Francisco, California, at 1311 Montgomery Street, enumerated 4 April 1940.4 He died on 26 July 1981 in Yolo county, California, at age 80.5

Citations

  1. [S204] Social Security Death Index, Search performed 20 Jan 2005.
  2. [S953] Emil Barthold household, 1930 U.S. Census, San Mateo, California.
  3. [S549] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
  4. [S831] Leland Stanford household, 1940 United States Census, San Francisco county, California.
  5. [S260] CA Death Records, online http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi, Search performed 20 Jan 2005.

Phebe Stephens

F

Child of Phebe Stephens and John Mitchell

Marjorie B Stewart1

F
     Marjorie B Stewart married Neal Thomas Watson, son of Warren Neal Watson and Ruth May Thomas.1

Citations

  1. [S917] Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at Ancestry.com, marriage of Philip T. Watson, 1985, image 1393 0f 1541.

Gertrude Le Comte Stohr

F
     Gertrude Le Comte Stohr married Roger Goldsmith Howell, son of George Miller Howell and Mary Harriet Goldsmith, circa 1924.1 She and Roger Goldsmith Howell appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Prospect Park, Passaic county, New Jersey, at 241 East Main Street, enumerated 2 April 1930.1 In 1936 Gertrude Le Comte Howell and Roger Goldsmith Howell lived in 295 Totowa Road, Paterson, New Jersey.2 She and Roger Goldsmith Howell appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Norwalk, Fairfield county, Connecticut, at 9 Arch Street, enumerated April 1940.3

Citations

  1. [S340] 1930 US census, New Jersey, Passaic county, Prospect Park, District 175.
  2. [S636] Ancestry.com, US City Directory Database, online at Ancestry.com, 1936 Paterson p. 628.
  3. [S871] Roger Howell household, 1940 United States Census, Fairfield county, Connecticut.

Annie Maria Strange1

F, b. circa 1855
     Annie Maria Strange was born circa 1855 in Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 She was a draper's assistant.1 She married William Milward Mayer, son of Thomas Walton Mayer and Sarah Milward, between April 1875 and June 1875 in Windsor.1

Citations

  1. [S641] Richard Milward, "Mayer Report", computer generated report showing 7 generations from Thomas Mare (1732-1792).

Priscilla Strout1

F
     Marriage banns for Priscilla Strout and John Small were published on 28 October 1757 in Falmouth, Cumberland county, Maine.1

Child of Priscilla Strout and John Small

Citations

  1. [S188] Lora Altine Woodbury Underhill, Descendants of Edward Small, p 173.

Martin Joseph Strum1

M, b. 23 October 1956, d. 9 August 1995
     Martin Joseph Strum was born on 23 October 1956 in California.1 He married Eleanor Wilson, daughter of Neal Wilson and Abbie Elizabeth Warren, on 23 November 1990.2 He died on 9 August 1995 in Albany, Alameda county, California, at age 38.

Citations

  1. [S240] California Department of Health Services Office of Vital Records, California Death Index, 1940-1997, online at Ancestry.com.
  2. [S128] Family & Friends of M.N. Wilson, Annotated address book, c. 1990 William D. Wilson.