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Nora Mary Greathead

#5776, b. 29 July 1925, d. June 2004
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Nora Mary Greathead was born on 29 July 1925 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Harry Greathead and Kate Elizabeth Blakeman. She married John H Cornbill in 1946 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 Nora died in June 2004 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, aged 78.4

Children of Nora Mary Greathead and John H Cornbill

  • Patricia Cornbill5
  • Graham J Cornbill5

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1925/Q3 Birmingham N Volume 6d Page 917.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1946/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 118.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - June 2004 Lichfield Reg 43D District D732/2 Entry 201.
  5. [S12184] Emails between David Blakeman and Jan Cooper from 8 December 2004.

Robert Newton Greathead1

#5777, b. 21 July 1866, d. 25 January 1944
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Robert Newton Greathead was born on 21 July 1866 in McConnellsburg, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA.1,2,3 He was the son of John Wellesley Greathead and Almire Virginia Dellinger. In the census of 1 June 1870 in Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA, he was listed as the son of John Wellesley Greathead.4 In the census of 10 June 1880 in McConnellsburg, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA, he was listed as the son of John Wellesley Greathead Robert was a clerk in a store, presumably with his father.5 From April, 1858, until 1868, the business was continued under the firm name of T. & J. W. Greathead, when the senior member retired, and John W. continued the business alone until January 1, 1884, when he associated with his son, R. Newton, with him in the business, the style of the firm being called J. W. Greathead & Son. In 1862 the firm then in business lost nearly everything by reason of the rebels, who invaded the borough and pillaged the store. This, however, did not discourage them, for they continued business notwithstanding constant menace of recurring invasions. The year 1881 completed the first half-century of business conducted at this stand, during which time it only suffered an interruption of about five weeks, when the store-building was being remodeled. Two stools made of pine - that were made and used by the founder of the business, Mr. Agnew - are still retained by the present proprietors as relics.6 He married Mary R Robinson, daughter of John A Robinson and Annie S McNulty, about 1889.2 Robert was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 June 1900 in Staunton City, Virginia, USA, Robert worked for an oil company.7 Robert was listed as the head of the family on the census of 20 April 1910 in Virginia, USA, Robert was a stationery salesman, he was also listed as the partner of Robert N Strange in Norfolk, Virginia.8 Robert was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 January 1920 in 34th Street, King, Seattle, Washington, USA, Robert was a salesman for a paper Company.9 He married Mary McNulty.10 Robert was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 2 April 1930 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, Robert was a commercial salesman for Hills Paper Compnay.11 His wife Mary died on 19 March 1938 in Richmond, Virginia, USA, aged 69.12 Robert was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 April 1940 in 34th Street, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, Robert was living with his sister, Emily and daughter Virginia.13 Robert died on 25 January 1944 in Richmond, Virginia, USA, aged 77.12,10 Robert was buried on 27 January 1944 in Hollywood Cemetery, 412 South Cherry Street, Richmond, Virginia, USA, Section 23 Lot 139.1,12

Children of Robert Newton Greathead and Mary R Robinson

Sources of Information

  1. [S4241] Emails between Jim Greathead and Jan Cooper from 12 May 2003.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  4. [S41870] US Census 1870 - 20 June 1870 M593-1347 Page 109A Image 221.
  5. [S41880] US Census 1880 - 10 June 1880 Family History Library film 1255133 NA Film T9 - 1133, Page number 94C.
  6. [S14185] Emails between John W Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 July 2005 History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania.
  7. [S41900] US Census 1900 (T623) - 1 June 1900 T623 Roll 1740 Page 11B Enumeration Diatrict 108.
  8. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 Roll 1650 Page 38A Enumeration District 119 Part 1 Line 15 and T624 Roll 1637 Page 121B Enumeration District 26 Part 2 Line 76.
  9. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 1902 Page 9B ED 122 Image 1010.
  10. [S26623] E-mails between Eric Langhorst and Jan Cooper from 8 September 2012.
  11. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 2471 Page 9B Enumeration District 84 Image 906.
  12. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD Find a grave.
  13. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-4314 Pages 5b and 6a Enumeration District 114-101.

Cyril Arthur Porter

#5778, b. 26 April 1919, d. November 1992
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Cyril Arthur Porter was born on 26 April 1919.1 He married Nellie Greathead, daughter of George Greathead and Margaret Griffiths, in 1944 in St Luke, Frampton Mansell, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England.2,3 His wife Nellie died on February 1990 in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, aged 72.4 Cyril died in November 1992 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, aged 73.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1944/Q3 Cirencester Volume 6a Page 1173.
  3. [S40000] Website http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bmd - 1944 Register 1 Entry 84.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - February 1990 Stroud Volume 22 page 2370 Reg 290.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - November 1992 Gloucester Volume 22 Page 1873 Reg 1192.

Thomas Huitson1

#5779, b. 4 September 1928, d. 25 November 1968
Last Edited=30 Mar 2009
     Thomas Huitson was born on 4 September 1928 in 6c Steamer Street, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Huitson and Evelyn Maud Jackson.1 He married Sara Josephine Lennon on 15 October 1960 in St Gregory's, St James Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, after a certificate had been issued. Thomas was a plasterer and Sara a waitress.1,3 His wife Sara died on 20 November 1966 in 4 Dinas Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, aged 37.1,4 Thomas died on 25 November 1968 in 4 Dinas Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, aged 40 from carbon monoxide poisoning, an inquest was held into his death.1,5

Children of Thomas Huitson and Sara Josephine Lennon

  • Nicola Marie Huitson1
  • Gregory Thomas Patrick Huitson1

Sources of Information

  1. [S11751] Emails between Nicky Huitson and Jan Cooper from 8 November 2005.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1928/Q4 Barrow F Volume 8e Page 943.
  3. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1960/Q4 Cheltenham Volume 7b Page 572.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1966/Q4 Cheltenham Volume 7b Page 346 age 37.
  5. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1968/Q4 Cheltenham Volume 7b Page 320 age 40.

John H Cornbill

#5780
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John H Cornbill married Nora Mary Greathead, daughter of Harry Greathead and Kate Elizabeth Blakeman, in 1946 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1

Children of John H Cornbill and Nora Mary Greathead

  • Patricia Cornbill2
  • Graham J Cornbill2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1946/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 118.
  2. [S12184] Emails between David Blakeman and Jan Cooper from 8 December 2004.

Robert Newton Greathead1

#5781, b. 3 January 1936, d. 1 December 1978
Last Edited=25 Mar 2017
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Robert Newton Greathead was born on 3 January 1936 in Richmond, Virginia, USA.1,2,3 He was the son of Robert Newton Greathead and Edith Muldrum Rutherfoord. In the census of 1 April 1940 in 1111 West Avenue, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA, he was listed as the son of Robert Newton Greathead.4 He married Betty Lou Brown on 2 June 1962 in First Baptist Church, Romney, West Virginia, USA, after a licence dated 24 May 1962 was issued.1,5,6 He died on 1 December 1978 in USA aged 42 from a heart disease.1,3 Robert was buried in Linville Creek of Brethren Cemetery, Broadway, Rockingham, Virginia, USA.7

Children of Robert Newton Greathead and Betty Lou Brown

  • Robert Newton Greathead
  • Jane Taylor Greathead
  • Christopher Andrew Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4241] Emails between Jim Greathead and Jan Cooper from 12 May 2003.
  2. [S26623] E-mails between Eric Langhorst and Jan Cooper from 8 September 2012.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-4324 Page 62a Enumeration District 118-153.
  5. [S40000] Website http://sortedbyname.com
  6. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  7. [S40000] Website Find a grave.

Virginia Marshall Greathead1

#5791, b. 26 July 1904, d. 11 July 1997
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-granddaughter of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Virginia Marshall Greathead was born on 26 July 1904 in Virginia, USA.2,3,4,5 She was the daughter of Robert Newton Greathead and Mary R Robinson. In the census of 20 April 1910 in Virginia, USA, she was listed as the daughter of Robert Newton Greathead.6 In the census of 5 January 1920 in 34th Street, King, Seattle, Washington, USA, she was listed as the daughter of Robert Newton Greathead.7 In the census of 2 April 1930 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, she was listed as the daughter of Robert Newton Greathead Virginia was a teacher in a public school.8 In the census of 1 April 1940 in 34th Street, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, she was listed as the daughter of Robert Newton Greathead Virginai was a teacher in a public school.9 Her Social Security Number was 229-07-3804 in 1951 in Virginia, USA.3,4,5 Virginia died on 11 July 1997 in Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA, aged 92.1,3,4,10 Virginia was buried in East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA.11

Sources of Information

  1. [S4241] Emails between Jim Greathead and Jan Cooper from 12 May 2003.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S40000] Website www.familytreelegends.com.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com.
  5. [S40047] US Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 Roll 1650 Page 38A Enumeration District 119 Part 1 Line 15 and T624 Roll 1637 Page 121B Enumeration District 26 Part 2 Line 76.
  7. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 1902 Page 9B ED 122 Image 1010.
  8. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 2471 Page 9B Enumeration District 84 Image 906.
  9. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-4314 Pages 5b and 6a Enumeration District 114-101.
  10. [S40047] US Social Security Death Index aged 93 years 2 months 15 days.
  11. [S40000] Website Find a grave.

Eleanor Robinson Greathead1

#5792, b. 12 September 1902, d. 15 February 1977
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-granddaughter of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Eleanor Robinson Greathead was born on 12 September 1902 in Staunton, Virginia, USA.2,1 She was the daughter of Robert Newton Greathead and Mary R Robinson. In the census of 20 April 1910 in Virginia, USA, he was listed as the son of Robert Newton Greathead.3 In the census of 5 January 1920 in 34th Street, King, Seattle, Washington, USA, she was listed as the daughter of Robert Newton Greathead.4 She married Harold Mathews Shuff on 3 November 1923.5 Eleanor died on 15 February 1977 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke County, Virginia, USA, aged 74 Eleanor was a member of the First United Methodist Church.1,6 The Roanoke Times of 17 February 1977 reported that Mrs. Eleanor Greathead Shuff age 74, died Tuesday in Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born in Staunton, Va., September 12, 1902, daughter of the late Robert Newton GREATHEAD and Mary ROBINSON GREATHEAD. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Harold Mathews SHUFF; one daughter, Mrs. Jack A. MINNICK, Roanoke; one son, David G. SHUFF, Buffalo, N.Y; two sisters, Mrs. Anna G. BENGTSON, Miss Virginia Marshall GREATHEAD, both of Norfolk-, 8 grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. James Han-kins officiating. Burial will follow in Oak-wood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family desires memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church or the Heart Fund. Visiting will be Thursday at Stevens where the family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The SW TIMES of 17 February 1977 reported Mrs. Eleanor Greathead Shuff, 74, of 1369 Beth Scott Dr.,Pulaski, died late Tuesday evening in the Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born in Staunton, Sept. 12, 1902, she was the daughter of the late Robert Newton Greathead and Mary Robinson Greathead. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Harold Mathews Shuff; one daughter, Mrs. Jack A. Minnick of Roanoke; one son, David G.Shuff of Buffalo, N.Y; two sisters, Mrs. Anna G. Bengston and Miss Virginia' Marshall Greathead, both of Norfolk; and 8 grandchildren. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. from the Stevens Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James Hankins officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery.

in lieu of flowers, the family desires memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church or the Heart Fund.
Visiting will be Thursday at Stevens with the family receiving friends from 7-9 p.m.6 Eleanor was buried on 18 February 1977 in Oakwood Cemetery, Virginia, USA.6

Children of Eleanor Robinson Greathead and Harold Mathews Shuff

  • Ann Shuff
  • David G Shuff

Sources of Information

  1. [S4241] Emails between Jim Greathead and Jan Cooper from 12 May 2003.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 Roll 1650 Page 38A Enumeration District 119 Part 1 Line 15 and T624 Roll 1637 Page 121B Enumeration District 26 Part 2 Line 76.
  4. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 1902 Page 9B ED 122 Image 1010.
  5. [S26623] E-mails between Eric Langhorst and Jan Cooper from 8 September 2012.
  6. [S40045] Newspapers Roanoke Times 17 February 1977.

Richard Thompson1

#5793, b. about 1841, d. 1906
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Richard Thompson was born about 1841 in Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.1 He married Sarah Ingram in 1862 in Auckland, Durham, England. Richard was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in 5 Thompsons Yard, Silver Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, Richard was a painter living with his wife and three children. Little Frederick was only 7 months old. The family also had one living in domestic servant.2 His wife Sarah died on 1873 in Auckland, Durham, England.3 He married Sarah Greathead, daughter of John Greathead and Mary Bland, in 1875 in Auckland, Durham, England.1 Richard was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in Moons Inn, 1 Low Tender Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, Richard was a painter and licensed victualler living with his wife and children. The census gave his address as1 Backway, 1 Low Tender Street (Moons Inn), he employed 2 men and one boy. Living in the house was also Oswald Huitson a painter apprentice, presumably apprenticed to Richard, he was the nephew of Sarah his wife, but enumerated as son!! Also one servant and a visitor.4 His wife Sarah died on 1885 in Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.5 Richard was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in 15 Lower Tenters Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, Richard was a painter living with his son Edward who was also a painter and one servant and her small son.6 Richard was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 15 Lower Tenters Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, Richard was a house painter living with his son, daughter in law and their son, his grandson.7 Richard died in 1906 in Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.8

Children of Richard Thompson and Sarah Ingram

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4924 Folio 70 pages 16 and 17.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q1 Auckland Volume 10a Page 120 age 31.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4914 Folio 74 Page 33.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q2 Auckland Volume 10a Page 108 age 52.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4067 Folio 77 Page 13.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4643 Folio 35 Page 28.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1906/Q2 Auckland Volume 10a Page 123.

Daniel McClean Greathead1

#5794, b. 16 June 1926, d. 18 July 1994
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Daniel McClean Greathead was born on 16 June 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.2,3,4,5 He was the son of John McCarrell Dellinger Greathead and Elizabeth L Campbell. In the census of 2 April 1930 in Noble Avenue, Richmond, Virginia, USA, he was listed as the son of John McCarrell Dellinger Greathead.6 In the census of 1 April 1940 in 3411 Wood Avenue, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA, he was listed as the son of John McCarrell Dellinger Greathead.7 Daniel enlisted at Fort George G-Meade in Maryland on 3 August 1944 as a Private in the Reserve or Medical Administrative Air Corps. He was described as single with no dependants. His army serial number was 13180904. He had spent four years in high school and was described as a student.8 His Social Security Number was 229-20-5965 in 1951 in Virginia, USA.2,9 He married Lee ... Lee was Daniel's first wife.1 He married Roberta ... Roberta was Daniel's second wife.1 He married Ann Hopkins Orpin, daughter of William Gideon and Grace Woodhouse, Ann was Daniel's third wife.1 Daniel died on 18 July 1994 in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, USA, aged 68.1,2,9,10,11 Daniel was buried on 22 July 1994 in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, USA, in Section 23 lot 139. The cemetery records name him as Daniel MacKenzie Campbell Greathead Sr.12 Daniel's obituary appeared in the Richmond Times of 19 July 1994. It read: Daniel MC Greathead aged 68 of Richmond, a former electrical engineer with Allied Chemical Company, husband of Ann W Greathead.13

Child of Daniel McClean Greathead and Lee ...

  • Kenneth Greathead

Child of Daniel McClean Greathead and Roberta ...

  • Lindsay Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4241] Emails between Jim Greathead and Jan Cooper from 12 May 2003.
  2. [S40000] Website www.familytree legends.com.
  3. [S40047] US Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 2474 Image 791 Page 29a Enumeration District 105.
  7. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-4323 Page 5b Enumeration District 118-122.
  8. [S40000] Website www.familyrelatives.org - WW2 Army entitlement.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com.
  10. [S40000] Website www.familyrelatives.org - Social Security Index.
  11. [S40047] US Social Security Death Index aged 68 years 1 month 2 days.
  12. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  13. [S40045] Newspapers The Richmond Times - Dispatch (VA) - 19 July 1994.