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John Elkins & Sarah Carr
4th Great Grandparents
Husband:
 
John Elkins
Born:
  08 December 1793
in:
  Chalford, Westbury, Wiltshire
Christened:
  29 December 1793
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
1st Marriage:
  25 December 1813
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
2nd Marriage:
  05 June 1855
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
Died:
  1866
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
     
Father:
 
James Elkins
Mother:
 
Martila Bartlett
     
Occupation:
  Thatcher
 
Wife:
 
Sarah Carr
Born:
 
1789
in:
 
Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire
Christened:
  18 August 1793
in:
 
Westbury, Wiltshire
Died:
 
1854
in:
 
Westbury, Wiltshire
     
Father:
 
John Carr
Mother:
 
Ann Richardson
 

John Elkins was born 8th December 1793 in Chalford, Westbury, Wiltshire and was the seventh of thirteen children. He worked as a Thatcher, his father James was a Labourer, most likely agricultural. He died in 1866 aged 73.

Sarah Carr was born 1789 in Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire and was the first of eight children. She died in 1854 aged 65.

One year after Sarah died John remarried to a widow of a similar age, so had no more children.

 

2nd Wife:
 
Elizabeth Belsher [nee Perkins]
Born:
 
16 Nov 1799
in:
 
Westbury, Wiltshire
Christened:
 
25 December 1803
in:
 
Chalford, Westbury, Wiltshire
Died:
 
1876
in:
 
Westbury, Wiltshire
     
Father:
 
William Perkins
Mother:
 
Christian Couch
     
Occupation:
  Woolen Cloth Worker

Children
John and Sarah married on 25th December 1813. I can only confirm two children from my own research (baptisms) and a third from a members submission on IGI (with no source stated).  I imagine that they must have had other children in the eight years between John and Tabitha.

1
Name:
 
John Elkins
M
Born:
  c.1814
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire

As mentioned above, John's parents and approximate date of birth was found on an IGI members submission with no source stated, and I have been unable to find any other record of him.

2
Name:
 
Tabitha Elkins
F
Born:
  1822
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
 
Christening:
  7th January 1823
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
 
Died:
  c7th January 1823
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
 
Burial:
  13th January 1823     Westbury, Wiltshire

Tabitha died when she was only a few months old.

3
Name:
 
M
Born:
  1825
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
 
Marriage 1:
  24 October 1844
in:
  Dilton Marsh, Westbury, Wiltshire
 
Spouse:
 
Mary Hill (1824-1875)
 
Marriage 2:
  03 April 1877
in:
  Bath, Somerset
 
Spouse:
 
Mary Ranger Hasker [nee Hoddinott]
 
Died:
  1898
in:
  Westbury, Wiltshire
             
 
Occupation:
  Thatcher

Stephen and Mary, my 3rd great grandparents, had eleven children. Two years after Mary died he married another Mary and had four more children. His second wife was a widow with one daughter from her first marriage - see more.

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