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SILVER / GALLEHAWK

 

William SILVER (So28)
(Son of William SILVER & Thomasine STANFORD)
Baptised: 20 Dec 1789, Ospringe KEN
Died: 24 May 1862, Bennington, Vermont USA, aged 71
Occupation: Gunpowder Maker, Manager of Powder Manufactory

(Arrived in the USA on 28 Oct 1847)

 

MARRIED (1)
1 Aug 1808, Ospringe KEN, by banns
Witnesses: Margaret KENT, John GALLEHAWK

(Mary of Davington)
to:

Mary GALLEHAWK (So29)
(Daughter of John GALLEHAWK & Mary SHILLING)
Baptised: 14 Feb 1790, Milton next Sittingbourne KEN
Died: 13 Aug 1836 
(see Notes)
Buried: 17 Aug 1836, Leigh KEN, aged 47
 

Children:

Walter SILVER (So14)
born: 14 Aug 1809, Faversham KEN
bapt: 15 Oct 1809, Ospringe KEN
Mary Ann SILVER
born: 7 Oct 1811, Ospringe KEN

bapt: 26 Apr 1812, Ospringe KEN
died: Sep Qtr 1848, Sevenoaks Reg. Dist., aged 37
buried: 9 Aug 1848, Leigh KEN, aged 36
married: William SEAL, 5 Jun 1831, Leigh KEN
Catherine SILVER
born: 23 Oct 1813, Leigh KEN
bapt: 21 Nov 1813, Leigh KEN
died: ? Mar Qtr 1848, Tonbridge Reg. Dist., aged 34 ? 
(as Caroline LEDLOW)
buried: ? 23 Jan 1848, Leigh KEN, aged 34 (of Tonbridge) ? (as Caroline LIDLOW)
married: William LIDLOW, 24 Nov 1832, Leigh KEN
(William LIDLOW married again, as a widower, on 25 Nov 1848, so Catherine had presumably died by then)
Eliza Tamar SILVER
born: 14 Nov 1815, Leigh KEN
bapt: 3 Dec 1815, Leigh KEN
died: 11 Jun 1854, Worsbrough WRY, aged 39
married: Edmond WALLIS, 28 Oct 1832, East Wickham KEN
Harriet SILVER
born: 9 Jul 1817, Leigh KEN
bapt: 3 Aug 1817, Leigh KEN
died: Jun Qtr 1875, Medway Reg. Dist., aged 60
buried: 11 Apr 1875, St Margaret, Rochester KEN, aged 60 (of Chatham)
married: Robert DANIEL, 15 May 1837, Leigh KEN
William SILVER
born: 7 Sep 1820, Leigh KEN
bapt: 18 Feb 1821, Leigh KEN
married (1): Ann Martha BROOKS, 15 Nov 1837, Leigh KEN
and (2): Caroline NEWMAN

(Emigrated to the USA with Caroline & their son Thomas, arriving New York 21 Apr 1845
- having apparently abandoned his first wife & their 2 sons)

Ann SILVER
born: 3 Apr 1824, Leigh KEN
bapt: 9 May 1824, Leigh KEN
married: Alfred ELCOCK, 12 Jul 1841, Leigh KEN

(Emigrated to the USA with her husband & children c1847)
John SILVER
born: 14 Oct 1827, London 
(sic - see Notes)
bapt: 10 Oct 1827, City of London Lying-In Hospital, St Luke MDX
died: 31 Oct 1868, Rochester KEN, aged 40 
(as John Thomas)
buried: 8 Nov 1868, Fort Pitt Cemetery, Rochester KEN, aged 40 (as John Thomas)
married: Frances Mary Ann WHITE née ANDREWS, 22 Nov 1852, Erith KEN (as John William)
Matilda Agnes SILVER
born: 12 Jul 1832, Erith KEN
bapt: 2 Sep 1832, Erith KEN
died: 5 Jan 1901, Southborough KEN, aged 68
married: Henry SMITH (widower), 6 Nov 1861, St John, Tunbridge Wells KEN

(Banns of marriage between Henry SLAUGHTER, bachelor of Speldhurst, & Matilda Agnes SILVER, spinster of Tonbridge,
were published in Speldhurst on 21 Apr, 28 Apr & 5 May 1850, but it seems the couple did not actually marry.)

Henry Anthony SILVER
born: 3 Aug 1836, Leigh KEN
bapt: 18 Sep 1836, Leigh KEN
died: 5 May 1901, Bennington, Vermont USA, aged 66
married: Julia Ann EVANS, 28 Apr 1855, Bennington, Vermont USA

(Emigrated with his father)

 

MARRIED (2)
to:

Sarah ??
Born: c1805?, Massachusetts USA

 

NOTES

The birth details of the above children and the date of death for Mary SILVER née GALLEHAWK (So29) are taken from a small family bible (or similar), and although most of the dates are consistent with the corresponding baptism or burial records, there are a couple of discrepancies.

 

CENSUS INFORMATION

 
1841 - Powder Mills, Leigh KEN (HO 107 484/3 Fo: 11)

William SILVER 50 Powder Maker Born in County
Ann SILVER 15   Born in County
John SILVER 13   Born in County
Matilda SILVER 7   Born in County
Henry SILVER 4   Born in County

 
1850 US Federal Census - Bennington, Vermont USA (Household No: 364)

William SILVER 58 Powder Maker England
Sarah SILVER 26?   Massachusetts
Mary ROOT? 17   Massachusetts
Henry SILVER 15   England

(Enumerated 20 Sep 1850)

 
1860 US Federal Census - Bennington, Vermont USA (Household No: 737)

Wm SILVER 60 Powder Maker England
Sarah SILVER 55   Massachusetts
Herman S. WALKER 37 Labourer Vermont
Loisa WALKER 34   Massachusetts
Melissa WALKER 11   Vermont
Juliett WALKER 6   Massachusetts
Ida WALKER ½   Massachusetts
Mary WALKER 55   Massachusetts
Owena? WINCHESTER 80   Massachusetts

(Enumerated 16 Jul 1860)

 

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