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Thomas Rugg1

#14001
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     In 1859 Thomas was described as a farmer on the register of his daughter Esther's marriage to James.2

Child of Thomas Rugg

Sources of Information

  1. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Marriages.

Herman Dudley Roosen

#14002, b. about 1871, d. 21 June 1932
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Herman Dudley Roosen was born about 1871 in Brooklyn, New York, New Jersey, USA. He married Clarita Orizondo ... Mr and Mrs Herman Dudley Roosen of 1,120 Fifth Avenue and Laurel Lodge, Geenlawn, Long Island, New York announced in the New York Times of 8 September 1926, the engagement of their daughter Helen to William Greathead Curran, son of Mr and Mrs George William Curran of Overbrook, Philadelphia.1 Herman died on 21 June 1932 in 1,120 Fifth Avenue, New York, New Jersey, USA, after a long illness. He had devoted his entire career to the printing ink business and was the founder of the H.D. Roosen Company of which he was President and principal stockholder at his death. He was a member of the Union League, Huntington Bay and other clubs. His country home was at Centreport, Long Island. He was survived by his widow, two daughter and son.2 Herman was buried on 23 June 1932 in St Ignatius Loyola, 54th Street and Park Avenue, New York, New Jersey, USA, at 10a.m. for a private interment at which no flowers were requested.2

Children of Herman Dudley Roosen and Clarita Orizondo ...

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 8 September 1926.
  2. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 22 June 1932.

Clarita Orizondo ...

#14003
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Clarita Orizondo ... married Herman Dudley Roosen. Mr and Mrs Herman Dudley Roosen of 1,120 Fifth Avenue and Laurel Lodge, Geenlawn, Long Island, New York announced in the New York Times of 8 September 1926, the engagement of their daughter Helen to William Greathead Curran, son of Mr and Mrs George William Curran of Overbrook, Philadelphia.1

Children of Clarita Orizondo ... and Herman Dudley Roosen

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 8 September 1926.

Robert Dudley Roosen

#14004
Last Edited=27 Sep 2006
     Robert Dudley Roosen was the son of Herman Dudley Roosen and Clarita Orizondo ...

Dorothy Roosen

#14005
Last Edited=19 Mar 2012
     Dorothy Roosen was the daughter of Herman Dudley Roosen and Clarita Orizondo ... Helen and Dolores were introduced to Soicety on New Years Day 1925. Helen then went to spend the summer in Vichy and Paris.1 She married Albert Richard Diebold.

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 8 September 1926.

Albert Richard Diebold

#14006
Last Edited=27 Sep 2006
     Albert Richard Diebold married Dorothy Roosen, daughter of Herman Dudley Roosen and Clarita Orizondo ....

Helen Dolores Roosen

#14007, d. 12 November 1974
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Helen Dolores Greathead née Roosen
     Helen Dolores Roosen was the daughter of Herman Dudley Roosen and Clarita Orizondo ... Helen and Dolores were introduced to Soicety on New Years Day 1925. Helen then went to spend the summer in Vichy and Paris.1 Helen returned to New York on 27 August on the Berengaria after passing the Summer abroad. A wedding license was obtained from the Municipal Building and they were married at 4 o'clock the following day.2 Helen's parents announce her engagement in New York Times 8 September 1926 to William Greathead Curran. Little did they know they were already married.1 She married William Greathead Curran, son of George William Curran and Gertrude E Fleming, on 28 August 1926 in St Patrick's Church, Huntington, Long Island, New York, New Jersey, USA, The New York Times 1 December 1926 announced that Helen and William had married secretly. It was only discovered by her parents on 30 November. Mr and Mrs Henry Kelly of 940 Park Avenue, intimate friends of the Currans were reported to have been the only persons to have known of the wedding.3 Mr and Mrs Herman Dudley Roosen of 1,120 Fifth Avenue and Laurel Lodge, Geenlawn, Long Island, New York announced in the New York Times of 8 September 1926, the engagement of their daughter Helen to William Greathead Curran, son of Mr and Mrs George William Curran of Overbrook, Philadelphia.1 The wedding had been set for 5 January 1927 at the Church of St Ignatius Loyola before the couples surprise secret wedding.3 Helen and William were divorced in 1935 in Carson City, Nevada, USA.4 She married Frank Miller Gould, son of Edwin Gould, on 7 June 1944 This was the second marriage for both of them. Captain Gould served as an Army Lieutenant in WW1 and had graduated from Yale back in 1920. He was Vice President of the St Louis South Western Railway Company and Chairman of the board and trustees of the Edwin Gould Foundation for Children. His clubs included the Universty, Turf and Field, Racquet and Tennis, New York Yacht, Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht,Cedar Creek, National Golf Links, Jekyl Island, Piping Rock and River.4 Her husband Frank died on before 1974. She died on 12 November 1974 her residence in Rucquebrunc, France, she left four granchildren, son William Greathead Curran Jr of London and Pamela Curran of New York City.5

Children of Helen Dolores Roosen and William Greathead Curran

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 8 September 1926.
  2. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 8 September and 1 December 1926.
  3. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 1 December 1926.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 10 June 1944.
  5. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 15 and 17 November 1974.

Samuel Whiting1

#14008, b. about 1885, d. 1955
Last Edited=24 Dec 2017
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Samuel Whiting was born about 1885 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 He was the son of Albert Whiting.3 He married Lilian Greathead, daughter of James Greathead and Martha Boswell, on 27 April 1907 in St Philip, Chester Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Mellor and Martha Tucker. Samuel was a carter and gave his address as 27 Eagle Street and Lillian lived in the same street at number 34.1,4,5,6,7,8 Samuel was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 47 Stott Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, Samuel was a carter general carrier living with his wife Lily who was working as a sewing machinist in corsetry and their two children in their four roomed home.9 His wife Lilian died on 1915 in Chorlton, Lancashire, England.10 Samuel died in 1955 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.11

Children of Samuel Whiting and Lilian Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q2 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 1451.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Film Number: 2357301, Digital Folder Number: 004497805, Image Number: 00582 Marriage of son.
  4. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 Manchester Record Office Ref 71/4/471.
  5. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Film Number: 2357301, Digital Folder Number: 004497805, Image Number: 00582 - Lancashire, Cheshire and Yorkshire Parish Registers 1603 - 1910.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 71/4/471.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  8. [S47012] Find my past England, Greater Manchester marriages 1570-1936.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 23872 RG78 Piece 1380A Registration District 464 Sub District 4 Enumeration District 7 Schedule Number 232.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q4 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 908 age 29.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1955/Q2 Manchester Volume 10e Page 264 age 69.

Charles Thorogood

#14011
Last Edited=3 Jun 2005
     Charles Thorogood married Ada Black, daughter of Thomas Black, in 1884 in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England.

Child of Charles Thorogood and Ada Black

Thomas Black

#14012, b. about 1828
Last Edited=3 Jun 2005
     Thomas Black was born about 1828 in Market Boswell, Leicestershire, England.1 Thomas was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in Station Street, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England, Thomas was a labourer, he was a widower. Sarah his daughter was keeping house for him and his grandson Albert.2

Children of Thomas Black

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2506 Folio 16 Page 25.

Sarah Black

#14013, b. about 1859
Last Edited=3 Jun 2005
     Sarah Black was born about 1859 in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Black. In the census of 5 April 1891 in Station Street, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Black Sarah was unmarried and living with her father and nephew Albert.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2506 Folio 16 Page 25.

Mark Myers

#14014, d. 1839
Last Edited=29 Mar 2013
     Mark Myers married Elizabeth Barnes, daughter of Edward Barnes, in 1837 in Prescot, Lancashire, England.1 Mark died in 1839 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1837/Q3 Prescot Volume 21 Page 28.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1839/Q3 Bradford Y Volume 23 Page 103.

William Ernest Benbow

#14015, b. 12 July 1911, d. December 1995
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     William Ernest Benbow was born on 12 July 1911 in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, William's mothers maiden name was Bragg.1,2 He married Doris Elizabeth Greathead, daughter of John Greathead and Alice Lucy Hill, in 1934 in St Mark, Shelton, Staffordshire, England.3,4 His wife Doris died on August 1991 in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, aged 77.5 William died in December 1995 in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, aged 84.6

Children of William Ernest Benbow and Doris Elizabeth Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q3 Stoke Volume 6b Page 374.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q3 Stoke T Volume 6b Page 440.
  4. [S40000] Website www.staffordshirebmd.org.uk - 27/16/219.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - August 1991 Stoke Volume 30 Page 1318 age 77.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - December 1995 Stoke on Trent Registratio District D52F District 7371D Entry No 140 age 84.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1935/Q2 Stoke T Volume 6b Page 190.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1944/Q2 Stoke Volume 6b Page 262.

Arthur H Langley

#14017
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 25 - Thomas Greathead
     Arthur H Langley married Doris Rose Greathead, daughter of Arthur William Greathead and Ada Elizabeth Evetts, in 1963 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1963/Q1 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 1002.

James Sands

#14018, b. 1871
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     James Sands was born in 1871 in Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Joseph Sands and Elizabeth Greathead. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 41 Eagle Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Sands.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 29 Boundary Lane, Fish Shop, Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Sands James was a scholar.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3995 Folio 134 Page 18.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3921 Folio 92 Page 5.

Joseph Sands

#14019, b. about 1875
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Joseph Sands was born about 1875 in Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Joseph Sands and Elizabeth Greathead. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 29 Boundary Lane, Fish Shop, Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Sands Joseph was a scholar.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3921 Folio 92 Page 5.

Elizabeth Ann Sands

#14020, b. about 1873
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Elizabeth Ann Sands was born about 1873 in Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England. She was the daughter of Joseph Sands and Elizabeth Greathead. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 29 Boundary Lane, Fish Shop, Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Sands Elizabeth was a scholar.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3921 Folio 92 Page 5.

Joseph William Whisker

#14021, b. 1864
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Joseph William Whisker was born in 1864 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Senior Whisker and Alice Ann Eliza Greathead. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 1 Galloway Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Senior Whisker Joseph was a scholar.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19 Hibbert Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Senior Whisker Joseph was a case maker.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1864/Q4 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 578.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3995 Folio 68 Page 35.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3925 Folio 35 Page 20.

Thomas Whisker

#14022, b. 1869, d. 1873
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Thomas Whisker was born in 1869 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Senior Whisker and Alice Ann Eliza Greathead. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 1 Galloway Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Senior Whisker.2 Thomas died in 1873 in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1869/Q1 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 688.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3995 Folio 68 Page 35.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q1 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 529.

Elizabeth Ann Whisker

#14023, b. 1876
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Elizabeth Ann Whisker was born in 1876 in Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Senior Whisker and Alice Ann Eliza Greathead. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19 Hibbert Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Senior Whisker.2 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 57 Stott Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Senior Whisker Elizabeth was a tailoress.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 187/Q4 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 841.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3925 Folio 35 Page 20.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3191 Folio 132 Page 23.

Alfred Whisker

#14024, b. 1873
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Alfred Whisker was born in 1873 in Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Senior Whisker and Alice Ann Eliza Greathead. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19 Hibbert Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Senior Whisker Alfred was a scholar.2 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 57 Stott Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Senior Whisker Alfred was a brass polisher.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q4 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 760.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3925 Folio 35 Page 20.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3191 Folio 132 Page 23.

Walter Whisker

#14025, b. 1878
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Walter Whisker was born in 1878 in Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Senior Whisker and Alice Ann Eliza Greathead. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19 Hibbert Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Senior Whisker.2 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 57 Stott Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Senior Whisker Walter was a scholar.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1878/Q2 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 903.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3925 Folio 35 Page 20.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3191 Folio 132 Page 23.