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Richard Jerrett (abt. 1810 - abt. 1893)

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Richard Jerrett
Born about in Heart's Delight, Newfoundlandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died about in Heart's Delight, Newfoundland, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Feb 2012
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Birth of Richard Jerrett
Date: ABT 1810
Place: Heart's Delight, Newfoundland, Canada,


Children of Richard Jerrett and Patience Legge[1]
i. Elias JERRETT b. 1846, Heart's Delight; d. 1925 (m. Diana Chislett); 6 children
ii. John JERRETT b. 1847, Shoal Harbor; d. 1888 (m. Mahalla Bryant); 1 child
iii. William JERRETT b. 1851, Shoal Harbor (m. Emma Crocker); 6 children
iv. Hannah JERRETT b. Jun 1854, Hant's Harbor; d. 1936 (m. George Critch and Philip James Jackson); 1 child
v. Joseph JERRETT b. 1854, Heart's Delight; d. 1939 (m. Louisa Sarah Jackson); 2 children
vi. Jacob JERRETT was born in 1855.
vii.Henry JERRETT b. 1858, Heart's Delight; d. 1939 (m. Phoebe Jackson, Dec. 14, 1887, Shoal Harbor; and Ruth Burgess); 13 children
viii. Charles JERRETT b. 1866, Heart's Delight; d. 1898 (m. Asenath Hall); 5 children
ix. Esau JERRETT was born in 1870. He died in 1893.


Note: Carpenter
On son Elias' death certificate Richard's birthplace is listed as being in the United States.
A Richard Gerrett is listed as living in Shoal Harbor among 9 other fishermen living in community listed as having a population of 78. (Lovell’s Newfoundland Directory, 1871)[2]


  • WikiTree profile Jerrett-7 created through the import of Danford MacKay Family(2).ged on Feb 3, 2012 by Graeme MacKay. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Graeme and others.
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  2. Canadian City and Area Directories, 1819-1906. Various Canadian city and area directories from 1819-1906, collected by

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