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Henry Shelton Marr: 1816 to Rachel Walker c 1/3/1790 Syston,Leicestershire,England

Henry Shelton Marr: 1816 to Rachel Walker c 1/3/1790 Syston,Leicestershire,England

Posted: 7 Sep 2004 6:16PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Sep 2005 6:38PM GMT
Surnames: Walker, Shelton, Pickard, Needham, Choice
1 Thomas* Walker
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Birth: abt 1718, Syston, Leicestershire, England
Death: 14 Jun 1770
Occ: Inn Keeper-Vitler

Spouse: Sarah* Needham
Birth: abt 1718, Syston,Leicestershire,England
Death: 13 Aug 1794, Syston,Leicestershire,England
Father: Thomas*? Needham
Mother: Mary*?
Marr: 21 Jan 1743, Syston,Leicestershire,England

Children: William* (~1745-1811)
Elizabeth (Died as Infant) (1750-1751)
Thomas (Died as Infant) (~1751-1751)
Elizabeth (Died as Child) (1755-1770)
Thomas (1757-1833)

1.1 William* Walker
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Birth: abt 1745, England
Death: 30 Nov 1811, England
Occ: Inn Keeper

Story is told that William a native of England served in the British Army during the Revolutionary War under the Duke of Wellington,as was tradition.Family says that Walker was present at the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown at the close of the war.There is also "another" William Walker who lived west of Niagra Falls,Ontario who also served with Cornwallis,could this be our William or two Williams who served at the same time?Or our William never served with him?

Spouse: Elizabeth* Choice?
Birth: abt 1756, England
Death: 10 Nov 1812, Syston,Leicestershire,England
Father: UNNAMED
Marr: 15 Mar 1774, St,Mary's Parrish,Leicester

Children: Elizabeth (1781-1784)
Sarah (1785-1825)
William (1786-1860)
Thomas (1788-)
Rachel (1790-)
Joseph* (1792-1868)

1.1.1 Elizabeth Walker
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Birth: 28 Oct 1781, Syston,Leicestershire,England
Death: 20 Oct 1784, Syston,Leicestershire,England

1.1.2 Sarah Walker
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Birth: c 7/31/1785, Syston,Leicestershire,England
Death: 1825

Spouse: Robert Pickard
Birth: 1782
Death: 1834
Marr: 1810

Children: Ann (1811-)
Samuel (1812-)
Amelia (1814-)
Robert (1816-)
John (1817-)
William (1820-)

1.1.2.1 Ann Pickard
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Birth: 1811

1.1.2.2 Samuel Pickard
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Birth: 1812

1.1.2.3 Amelia Pickard
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Birth: 1814

1.1.2.4 Robert Pickard
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Birth: 1816

1.1.2.5 John Pickard
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Birth: 1817

1.1.2.6 William Pickard
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Birth: 1820

1.1.3 William Walker
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Birth: c 12/3/1786, Syston,Leicestershire,England
Death: 1860
Occ: Tailor

Spouse: Ann

Children: Elizabeth (1821-)
Mary (1824-)
Sarah (1826-)
Joseph (1829-)
Ann (1831-)

1.1.3.1 Elizabeth Walker
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Birth: 1821

1.1.3.2 Mary Walker
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Birth: 1824

1.1.3.3 Sarah Walker
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Birth: 1826

1.1.3.4 Joseph Walker
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Birth: 1829

1.1.3.5 Ann Walker
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Birth: 1831

1.1.4 Thomas Walker
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Birth: c 2/17/1788, Syston,Leicestershire,England

1.1.5 Rachel Walker
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Birth: c 1/3/1790, Syston,Leicestershire,England

Spouse: Henry Shelton
Marr: 1816

Children: Charlotte (1817-)
Harriett (1819-)
John (1821-)
Frederick (1822-)
Joseph (1825-)

1.1.5.1 Charlotte Shelton
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Birth: 1817

1.1.5.2 Harriett Shelton
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Birth: 1819

1.1.5.3 John Shelton
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Birth: 1821

1.1.5.4 Frederick Shelton
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Birth: 1822

1.1.5.5 Joseph Shelton
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Birth: 1825

1.1.6a Joseph* Walker*
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Birth: 1792, Leicster, Co. of Leicestershire, England
Death: 15 Feb 1868, Niles Twp., Michigan
Burial: Morris Chapel,Berrien Twp.,Berrien Co.,MI
Occ: Inkeeper?,Farmer

Went into the Brithish Army as a substitute 9/1810,discharged 11/15/1811,two weeks before his father died.May have left England because he had been part of a group of men who busted up newly automated weaving machines in an uprising from workers and job losses.Several men were found and hung.First record in Port Hope(Cavan Twp.) showing 100 acres received on 6/18/1817.Moved to Sandusky around 1833,Moved to Niles in c1842 after Isaac was born and before Joseph.

Spouse: Catharine (Fee)* Nugent
Birth: 1 Jun 1808, Belturbet, Co. of Cavan, Ireland
Death: 20 Apr 1904, Niles Twp., Michigan
Father: Mr.* Nugent/Newgent (~1785-)
Mother: Mrs.*______ Sheridan (~1790-)
Marr: 31 Dec 1826, Cavan Parish,Newcastle District,Ont.

Children: Elizabeth (1827-1911)
Sarah (1829-1912)
Catherine (1832-1908)
William Henry (1834-1899)
Charles (1836-1910)
Rachel (1839-1920)
Isaac (1841-1858)
Joseph (1843-1917)
Maria (1845-)
Solomon* (1848-1935)
Ernest (Died as Infant) (1850-1850)
David R. (1854-1938)

looking for any help in the "old Country" finding more info.on the Walker/Shelton lines.
nicenonya2@yahoo.com

Re: Henry Shelton Marr: 1816 to Rachel Walker c 1/3/1790 Syston,Leicestershire,England

Vivienne Wood (View posts)
Posted: 20 Dec 2004 2:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Sep 2005 6:38PM GMT
Surnames: Shelton, Walker
Dear John
I have just seen your entry and decided to write to you. I am related to the Shelton and Walker family. Harriot Shelton married William McIntosh. She died in Fitzroy, Victoria. Australia. 1882. They had 2 children. Harriot and Donald Henry.Harriot was my Great Grandmother.
Do you live in Australia?
Bye for now
Vivienne

Re: Henry Shelton Marr: 1816 to Rachel Walker c 1/3/1790 Syston,Leicestershire,England

Posted: 22 Dec 2004 2:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 6:38PM GMT
Irish Naming Patterns for Children:
The 1st son was usually named after the father's father=William, which is right
The 2nd son was usually named after the mother's father=Unknown
The 3rd son was usually named after the father=not right,Joseph was 4th son
The 4th son was usually named after the father's eldest brother=not right because William is already used.
The 5th son was usually named after the mother's eldest brother=Unknown
The 1st daughter was usually named after the mother's mother=we are pretty sure her Godmother was Elizabeth "Bitty" Sheridan Fee
The 2nd daughter was usually named after the father's mother=Elizabeth already used
The 3rd daughter was usually named after the mother=Correct
The 4th daughter was usually named after the mother's eldest sister =Unknown
The 5th daughter was usually named after the father's eldest sister =Elizabeth already used
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