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Benjamin Ennis (1818 - 1904)

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Benjamin Ennis aka Innes, Innis, Inness
Born in Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 25 Dec 1841 in Abenhall, Gloucestershiremap
Descendants descendants
Died in Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 21 Aug 2018 | Created 30 Apr 2018
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Biography

Benjamin Ennis is one of twins.

Benjamin was christened 8 Mar 1818 at Weston under Penyard. Father was John Ennis, mother Hannah[1].

1841 census: At Riford's Bar, Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire. Household of Hannah Ennis (55-59), Benjamin 23-27), John (19-23), Jane (17-21 born Herefordshire), Henry Smith 16-19), and Charls (sp) Meek (5 born Herefordshire)[2].

Married Rebecca Wilks 25 Dec 1841 at Abenhall, Gloucestershire[3]. He and his wife were aged 24. Benjamin's occupation was shoemaker and Rebecca's was "Lemptress" / "Semptress"?? His father was John Ennis and hers George Wilks. Witnesses were Thomas Meek and Jane Ennis (brother-in-law and sister)[4]

1851 census: At Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire. Household of Benjamin Ennis (33, born Weston), occupation "Aug Lab", along with wife Rebecka (33 born Linton), and children Jane (11), John (8), Hannah (5), Hariet (2) and George (0), all born in Weston[5].

1871 census: At Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire. Household of Benjamin "Innes" (53, born Weston), occupation Road Labourer, along with wife Rebecka (52 born Weston), and children Harriet (22), George (20), Leonard (18), Eliza (16), Gilbert (13), Albert (10), Ruben J (7)all born in Weston[6].

1881 census: Weston Under Penyard, Household of Benjamin "Innis" (63), occupation "Ag Lab", along with wife Rebecca (62), and children Eliza (26), Gilbert (23), Albert (20), Ruben J (17), and grandchildren Francis (6) and Blanch E K (4). All were born in Weston[7].

1891 census: Ryeford, Weston Under Penyard, Household of Benjamin "Inness" (73), occupation "General Labourer", along with wife Rebecca (72), and children Eliza (36), and Albert (31). All were born in Weston[8].

Died 1904 at Ross, Herefordshire[9].

Benjamin and Charles were twins.

Sources

  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NR8P-BQH : 10 February 2018, Benjamin Ennis, ); citing Weston-under-Penyard, Hereford, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,040,031.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M77Z-BYQ : 13 December 2017), Benjamin Ennis in household of Hannah Ennis, Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D48-L5H : 13 December 2014), Benjamin Ennis, 1841; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1841, quarter 4, vol. 11, p. 688, Westbury On Severn, Gloucestershire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  4. Ancestry.com. Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: Gloucestershire Anglican Parish Registers. Gloucestershire Archives, Gloucestershire, England. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/5156/41511_636897_0831-00042/297051?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/77233639/person/83000423374/facts/citation/343810669292/edit/record
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGP7-1WV : 10 November 2017), Benjamin Ennis, Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire, England; citing Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, p. 15, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V55J-K5G : 10 December 2017), Benjamin Innes, 1871.
  7. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27J-K1VB : 13 December 2017), Benjamin Innis, Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 11, Piece/Folio 2586/9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,903.
  8. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4TZ4-YT2 : 11 December 2017), Benjamin Inness, Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Herefordshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  9. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2NRD-56F : 31 December 2014), Benjamin Innes, 1904; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Ross, Herefordshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • Blagburn-2 Research by Perryman-694, in Perryman DJ (2018) "A Family History - by Joy Perryman", 2nd ed. (ed. P. Perryman).
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On 1 May 2018 at 13:40 GMT Jonathan Blagburn wrote:

Ennis-1051 and Enniss-64 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth date and place (8 Mar 1818, Weston under Penyard). Both the son of Hannah (Park) Ennis(s). Similar death dates (1904)

Benjamin is 19 degrees from Mags Gaulden, 20 degrees from Dennis Wilson and 19 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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