Martyn Family History

Scott H. Martyn
Chicago, IL  60611
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Robert DAVEY [672]
(1810-1873)
Mary Ann JOHNS [673]
(1814-1895)
James CORY [664]
(1815-1896)
Catharine GRIGG [668]
(1819-1839)
George DAVEY [146]
(1838-1898)
Huldah CORY [147]
(1839-1910)

Melinda DAVEY [143]
(1862-1899)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles Albert PENNINGTON [142]

Melinda DAVEY [143] 69,162,163,164

  • Born: 2 March 1862, Woolfardisworthy, , Devon, England 150,161,162,163,164
  • Marriage (1): Charles Albert PENNINGTON [142] in April-June 1882 in Bideford, , Devon, England 150,151,152
  • Died: 18 October 1899, Pickford, Chippewa, Michigan, United States at age 37 164,165
  • Buried: 20 October 1899, Pickford, Chippewa, Michigan, United States 166

   Cause of her death was Acute Meningitis.165

   FamilySearch ID: LVZH-Q21. Find a Grave ID: 169657139.

  General Notes:

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  Birth Notes:

In Buckscross

  Burial Notes:

Bethel M. E. Cemetery, Section 13 M129

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 4 May 1862 in Woolfardisworthy, , Devon, England. Buckscross



2. appeared in the household of George DAVEY [146] in the 1871 British census on 2 April 1871 in Woolfardisworthy, , Devon, England. Bucks Cross

3. She was an occupant at the residence of George DAVEY [146] on 2 April 1871 in Woolfardisworthy, , Devon, England: Bucks Cross.



4. She appeared on the 1881 British census on 3 April 1881 in Northam, , Devon, England. 167
Melinda was a domestic servant (cook) in the household of Elizabeth J. Wilmot, who was the widow of Paul Wilmot, a barrister born in Gloucester, Chariton Kings.

5. She worked as a domestic Servant and Cook on 3 April 1881 in Northam, , Devon, England. 168 She was employed in the Wilmot Household.

6. On 3 April 1881 she resided at Clevehouses (Clift Cottage) in Northam, , Devon, England.

7. She immigrated from England about 1882 to Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada.

8. She immigrated from Canada in 1887 to , Chippewa, Michigan, United States.



9. She was buried at the Bethel Cemetery in Pickford, Chippewa, Michigan, United States on 20 October 1899. Bethel Cemetery Photos
Inscription: Melinda, Wife of Chas Pennington, Died Oct 18, 1899, Aged 37 Yrs 7 Mos 16 Ds (Bethel M. E. Cemetery, M129, Pickford, Michigan, United States.)


Melinda married Charles Albert PENNINGTON [142] [MRIN: 36], son of John PENNINGTON [256] and Ann WAKELY [257], in April-June 1882 in Bideford, , Devon, England 150,151.,152 (Charles Albert PENNINGTON [142] was born on 14 June 1860 in Woolfardisworthy, , Devon, England 150,154,155,156, christened on 5 July 1860 in Woolfardisworthy, , Devon, England,157 died on 21 March 1935 in Pickford, Chippewa, Michigan, United States 154,156,158 and was buried on 24 March 1935 in Pickford, Chippewa, Michigan, United States 159.). The cause of his death was Heart attack.165

  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Death of One Spouse: 18 October 1899, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, United States. 165