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William George Duncombe

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Male 1839 - 1909  (70 years)

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  • Name William George Duncombe  [4
    Born 3 Mar 1839  Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • William Duncombe in the England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

      Name:«tab»William Duncombe
      Gender:«tab»Male
      Baptism Date:«tab»1839
      Baptism Place:«tab»Great Barford, Bedford, England
      Father:«tab»John Duncombe
      Mother:«tab»Sarah
      FHL Film Number:«tab»1042880
      Reference ID:«tab»- 2:2LZ0ZZ9
    Birth certificate 3 Mar 1839  Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Duncombe in the England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915

      Source Information
      FreeBMD. England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

      Name:«tab»William Duncombe
      Registration Year:«tab»1839
      Registration Quarter:«tab»Jan-Feb-Mar
      Registration district:«tab»Bedford
      Inferred County:«tab»Bedfordshire
      Volume:«tab»6
      Page:«tab»18
    Christened 31 Mar 1839  Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NBVN-2G9

      Other information in the record of William Duncombe
      from England Births and Christenings
      Name«tab»William Duncombe
      Gender«tab»Male
      Christening Date«tab»31 Mar 1839
      Christening Place«tab»Great Barford, Bedford, England
      Father's Name«tab»John Duncombe
      Mother's Name«tab»Sarah
      CITING THIS RECORD

      "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NBVN-2G9 : accessed 25 September 2015), John Duncombe in entry for William Duncombe, 31 Mar 1839; citing Great Barford, Bedford, England, reference item 7 p 78; FHL microfilm 1,042,880.

      ENGLAND BIRTHS AND CHRISTENINGS, 1538-1975

      Indexing Project (Batch) Number«tab»C39188-5
      System Origin«tab»England-EASy
      GS Film number«tab»1042880
      Reference ID«tab»item 7 p 78
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Great Barford Census 1841 
    • William Duncombe in the 1841 England Census

      Source Citation
      Class: HO107; Piece: 1; Book: 1; Civil Parish: Great Barford; County: Bedfordshire; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 12; Page: 24; Line: 11; GSU roll: 241190

      Name:«tab»William Duncombe
      Age:«tab»2
      Estimated birth year:«tab»abt 1839
      Gender:«tab»Male
      Where born:«tab»Bedfordshire, England
      Civil Parish:«tab»Great Barford
      Hundred:«tab»Barford
      County/Island:«tab»Bedfordshire
      Country:«tab»England
      Street address:

      Occupation:

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      Registration district:«tab»Bedford
      Sub-registration district:«tab»Barford
      Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
      Piece:«tab»1
      Book:«tab»1
      Folio:«tab»12
      Page Number:«tab»24
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      John Duncombe«tab»35
      Sarah Duncombe«tab»30
      Elizabeth Duncombe«tab»9
      Lucy Duncombe«tab»8
      Hannah Duncombe«tab»4
      Ann Duncombe«tab»5
      Mertha Duncombe«tab»4
      William Duncombe«tab»2
      Joseph Duncombe«tab»2 Mo
      William Duncombe«tab»65
    Census England
    Census Canada 6 Jun 1841
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Duncombe in the 1851 England Census

      Source Citation
      Class: HO107; Piece: 1752; Folio: 454; Page: 11; GSU roll: 87676-87677

      Name:«tab»William Duncombe
      Age:«tab»12
      Estimated birth year:«tab»abt 1839
      Relation:«tab»Son
      Father's name:«tab»John Duncombe
      Mother's name:«tab»Sarah Duncombe
      Gender:«tab»Male
      Where born:«tab»Gt Barford, Bedfordshire, England
      Civil Parish:«tab»Great Barford
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      County/Island:«tab»Bedfordshire
      Country:«tab»England
      Street address:

      Occupation:

      Condition as to marriage:

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      Registration district:«tab»Bedford
      Sub-registration district:«tab»Bedford and Cardington
      ED, institution, or vessel:«tab»5
      Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
      Household schedule number:«tab»41
      Piece:«tab»1752
      Folio:«tab»454
      Page Number:«tab»11
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      John Duncombe«tab»46
      Sarah Duncombe«tab»41
      Ann Duncombe«tab»15
      William Duncombe«tab»12
      Alice Duncombe«tab»5
      Jane Duncombe«tab»7
      Emma Duncombe«tab»2
      Mary Ann Duncombe«tab»5 Mo
    Census 1851
    Census
    Map of Bedfordshire, England
    Bedfordshire, England
    Census 1871  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Census 1871 Canada
    Census 1871 Canada
    Census 1881  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Canada 
    • William Duncombe in the 1881 Census of Canada

      Source Citation
      Year: 1881; Census Place: Dereham, Oxford South, Ontario; Roll: C_13266; Page: 7; Family No: 32

      Name:«tab»William Duncombe
      Gender:«tab»Male
      Marital Status:«tab»Married
      Age:«tab»43
      Birth Year:«tab»1838
      Birthplace:«tab»England
      Religion:«tab»Baptist
      Nationality:«tab»Eng (English)
      Occupation:«tab»Farmer
      Province:«tab»Ontario
      District Number:«tab»165
      District:«tab»Oxford South
      Sub-District Number:«tab»A
      Subdistrict:«tab»Dereham
      Division:«tab»2
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      William Duncombe«tab»43
      Fanny Duncombe«tab»43
      Fredrick Duncombe«tab»17
      Annie Duncombe«tab»15
      George Duncombe«tab»13
      Joseph Duncombe«tab»10
      Martha Duncombe«tab»5
    Census 1881 Canada
    Census 1881 Canada
    _FSFTID LHVN-WCB 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LHVN-WCB 
    Died 5 Apr 1909  Forester Township, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: valvular heart disease 
    Buried Salford, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Head Stone
    Grave Stone
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    • http://www.sgibbs1.freeserve.co.uk/gtbarford/baptismsam.htm

      Obituary of William G Duncombe from Deckerville, Mi newspaper.

      William G. Duncombe. one of Forester
      township's most honored and respected citizens.
      died suddenly at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
      T. R. Pattullo. Monday evening. April 5. 1909. at
      9:00 o'clock at the age of 70 years, 1 month and
      2 days. he had been a victim of heart disease
      several years, valvular heart disease being the
      direct cause of death.
      Mr. Duncombe was born in England and came
      to Canada when a boy. About 13 years ago he came
      to Forester where he since resided making his home
      with his son-in-law, T. R. Pattullo since his wife died
      about eight years ago. he was a member of the
      Marion Baptist Church and an earnest Christian
      worker, loved and respected by all who knew him.
      The remains were shipped to Ingersol, Ontario,
      Tuesday afternoon accompanied by Mr. & Mrs. T. R.
      Pattullo and Mr. & Mrs. E. Welt from which place the
      bodt was taken to Sanford, Ontario and interred beside
      those of his deceased wife.
      Mr. Duncombe is survived by two sons and two
      daughters: F. W. Duncombe of California. Mrs. E. Welt
      and Mrs. T R. Pattullo of Forester. and George Duncombe
      of Salford, Ontario, who have the sympathy of their
      many friends in the loss of their beloved father.
      Lasted in the 1881 Ontario Census, Dist.165, Dereham, Div.2, pg.7, line 1 7.
      Listed in 1871 Ontario Census Dist. 1 3, S. Oxford Co, Dereham twp, Div. 4, pg 18.
      Listed in l 900 U.S. Census, Sanilac Co, Michigan, Forester Twp.

      ____________________________________________________________________________

      William Duncombe baptised 31 March 1839 son of John Duncombe & Sarah Ginn
      who married 3 October 1831 at Great Barford, Bedfordshire. At the time of
      the 1841 & 1851 census they were living in Great Barford.

      Great Barford Census 1841
      Date of census: 6 June 1841
      Page 24

      In 1841 the family were John 35 Ag. Lab. & wife Sarah 30.
      Children: Elizabeth 9; Lucy 8; Hannah 7; Ann 5; Martha 4; william 2;
      Joseph 2months and William 65 Ag. Lab. Agricultural labourer

      Great Barford Census 1851
      Date of census: 30 March 1851
      Page 11

      In 1851 John 46 Farm Labourer & wife Sarah 41
      Children: Ann 15; William 12; Alice 5; Jane 7; Emma 2; Mary a 5 months.

      I would assume the 65 year old William in the 1841 census is probably John's
      father but no way to be sure. The Bedfordshire family history society does
      have microfiche copies of all of its parish registers which are available
      for purchase or they may be able to do the research for you their address is


      Bedfordshire FHS
      CONTACT: Mrs Anne Simmonds, PO Box 214, Bedford MK42 9RX
      E-MAILS: «u»[email protected] «/u»
      WEB-SITE: «u»www.bfhs.org.uk <http://www.bfhs.org.uk>«/u»

      I found William G b England Wesleyan Methodist 1871 Oxford South Ontario census index. Also found Calvin b US Wesleyan Methodist in 1871 Oxford South. In 1851 Calvin Hill family in Ontario is a Baptist with a dau Fanny age 14 and he is born NY like his wife. In 1881 LDS census Fanny Hill Duncombe is listed as born in Ontario. They are Baptists. Have you seen «u»www.grl.com <http://www.grl.com/>«/u», «u»www.censuslinks.com/index <http://www.censuslinks.com/index>«/u», «u»www.genealogybranches.com/international.html <http://www.genealogybranches.com/international.html>«/u» . On the grl site I found Calvin G. Hill marriage in 1885, his second wife. I will subscribe if you want and send for this.
      Love,
      Janice

      In 1841, 1851 he lived at Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England

      I have Williams marriage. I wrote the info down but did not copy it for some reason.
      Ontario Canada marriages 1857-1922
      Wm G Duncombe b Great Barford 1839 age 24
      father John mother Sarah
      spouse F.F. Tomkins ( I think she was married before) 24 b Dereham Twp @1838
      father Calvin Hill mother Mary
      Jan 1862 Oxford
      Family History 1030062 GRI index (could be GRL)
      there was a note in Immigration 1500-1900 but I couldn't get any details
      William Duncombe 1871 33 Ontario

      http://www.sgibbs1.freeserve.co.uk/gtbarford/baptismsam.htm
      Janice

      This is great! It does what we wanted and proves what we needed, that his parents were John and Sarah. That is what I wanted.
      The dates seem a little wrong though. If they were married in Jan 1862 then he was 22 as he had not had his 23 birthday yet. The info says he was 24.
      Fannie would have been 24 as it says, as she had not had here birthday yet either. I wonder if a scribe made a mistake and gave them the same age.

      The immigration date of 1871 bothers me:
      we know it could not be when he left England
      We know it could not be when he arrived in Dereham
      Could it be when he left Canada to come to the USA in 1871?
      I do not think so as Martha was born in Oct 1875 in Canada.
      We know that Fred and Julie left Canada for the USA between
      Dec 1887 and Mar 1889, probably in early 1888. Grandpa said shortly after their marriage.

      William G could have come with them. Or Fred and Julie with him. He died in the USA, but that is a long time after 1871.

      We know that Annie and Martha came to the USA, but not exactly when. George stayed in Canada and I have no idea what Joseph did he died when he was 22 (1893) and may have been in the USA also.

      Glenn
    Person ID I167  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2015 

    Father John Duncombe,   b. 1804, Renhold, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1858, Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth Ginn,   b. 24 Sep 1816, Newington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1831  Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F532156490  Group Sheet

    Family Frances Flora (Fannie) Hill,   b. 20 Feb 1837, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1900, Salford, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1862  Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928
      Birth, Marriage & Death

      Name«tab»William G Duncombe
      Spouse«tab»F F Tomkins
      Father«tab»John Duncombe
      Mother«tab»Sarah Duncombe
      Spouse's Father«tab»Calvin G Hill
      Spouse's Mother«tab»Mary Hill
      Birth«tab»abt 1838 - Great Burford
      Marriage«tab»1 Jan 1862 - Oxford - Age: 24
      Residence«tab»Dereham Township

      Name:«tab»F F Tomkins
      Age:«tab»24
      Birth Date:«tab»abt 1838
      Birth Place:«tab»Dereham
      Marriage Date:«tab»1 Jan 1862
      Marriage County or District:«tab»Oxford
      Father:«tab»Calvin G Hill
      Mother:«tab»Mary Hill
      Spouse:«tab»William G Duncombe
      Spouse's Age:«tab»24
      Spouse Birth Date:«tab»abt 1838
      Spouse Birth Place:«tab»Great Burford
      Spouse Residence:«tab»Dereham Township
      Spouse Father:«tab»John Duncombe
      Spouse Mother:«tab»Sarah Duncombe
      Residence:«tab»Dereham Township
    Children 
     1. Frederick William Duncombe,   b. 25 Feb 1864, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1953, Summit View, Near Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Annie E. Duncombe,   b. 3 Mar 1866, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George Gwyne Duncombe,   b. 4 Jun 1866, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1927, Yarmouth, Elgin County, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Joseph Duncombe,   b. 18 Dec 1871,   d. 21 Nov 1893  (Age 21 years)
     5. Martha F. A. Duncombe,   b. 7 Oct 1875, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1958, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet

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    1. [S273] Janice Gnekow.

    2. [S280] Paul Talbot, (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3012441&id=I607645753).

    3. [S281] Daniel Davis, (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2961662&id=I582268421).

    4. [S6] Susan Elaine (Sue) Pattullo nee Siegert.