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Walter John Wainwright

Male abt 1854 - 1912  (~ 57 years)



  • Name Walter John Wainwright  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth abt May 1854  Upper Hallam, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4
    • parents John & Louisa Wainwright [6]
    Occupation Sep 1874  Scissor forger  [2
    Residence Sep 1874  Trippet Lane, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Marriage 13 Sep 1874  St James, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location
    Priscilla Jackson,   b. 15 Jan 1855, St Mary, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1923, Harbor Beach, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1881  Scissor forger  [4
    Residence Apr 1881  33 Long Henry St, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Emigration 1885  USA Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation Jun 1900  Day labor  [5
    • 4 months not employed
    Residence Jun 1900  1064 Scotten Avenue, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation Apr 1910  Florist  [7
    Residence Apr 1910  632 24th St, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Death 06 Mar 1912  Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Person ID I5888  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 02 Nov 2020 

    Family Priscilla Jackson,   b. 15 Jan 1855, St Mary, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1923, Harbor Beach, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Marriage 13 Sep 1874  St James, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 8
    • Marriage solemnized at St James' Church in the parish of Sheffield, 13 Sep 1874:
      - Walter John Wainwright, 21, bachelor, scissor forger, resid Trippet Lane, father John Wainwright, bootmaker;
      - Priscilla Jackson, 19, spinster, resid Garden St, father William Jackson, table blade forger;
      Officiant: Rev. H H Wright.
      Witnesses: Thomas Tasker, Ann Tasker.
    Notes 
    • also resid Apr 1881: sons Walter J, 4 b St Mary's; Harold, 2 b Heeley
    • also resid Jun 1900: son Henry W, 16 b England, machinist
    • 6 children born, 4 living Jun 1900 [8]
    Children 
     1. Emily Wainwright,   b. 01 Apr 1875, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1923, 8837 Petoskey Avenue, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 02 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F2130  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Sheffield, 2Q1854.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St James, Sheffield, 13 Sep 1874.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Sheffield, 3Q1874.

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 28 b Upper Hallam

    5. [S01] Census, USA, 1900.
      age 47 b England Jan 1853

    6. [S45] Civil Registration, Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1929, 06 Mar 1912.
      age 59

    7. [S01] Census, USA, 1910.
      age 57 b England

    8. [S01] Census, USA, 1900.
      marr 27 years