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Digory Geake (1769 - aft. 1841)

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Digory Geake
Born in South Petherwin, Cornwall, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 22 Jul 1789 in South Petherwin, Cornwall, Englandmap
Died after in Cornwall, Englandmap
Profile last modified 1 Nov 2019 | Created 17 May 2018 | Last significant change: 31 Oct 2019
01:59: Dallas (MacKechnie) Manicom added Ann Sandercock (Geake) Davy (1797-1872) as child for Digory Geake (1769-aft.1841). [Thank Dallas for this]
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Digory was baptised October 19, 1869 in South Petherwin, Cornwall the son of Digory Geake and Jane Sargent.

He married Elizabeth Sandercock on July 22, 1789 in South Petherwin and they had 9 children.

By the 1841 Census when Digory was living in St Stephens by Launceston, his wife Elizabeth was already deceased.


  • "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Digory Geake and Elizabeth Saundercock, 1789; citing South Petherwin, Cornwall, England, reference 2:3H1BM7B, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 496,694.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 May 2019), Ann Brown in household of Digory Geake, Saint Stephen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • Source: Media: Manuscript The GEAKE Family Eugene F HERBERT Note: Draft dated 20 Aug 1995 held by Mrs. Donna McAleese Repository:
  • Repository: Eugene F. Herbert 29A Wharf Road BIRCHGROVE, NSW 2041 AUSTRALIA Eugene F. Herbert BIRCHGROVE State: NSW 2041 AUSTRALIA

Research Notes

The Digory Geake who died in Devon in 1870 was born later and a totally different Digory Geake -- this different Digory was in Stowford, Devon in 1841 whereas Digory husband of Elizabeth Sandercock was in St Stephens by Launceston in 1841.

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