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Family Subtree Diagram : Brereton, Richard+Elizabeth Lea

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not see a GRAPHIC IMAGE of a family tree here but are seeing this text instead then it is most probably because the web server is not correctly configured to serve svg pages correctly. see http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/SVG:Server_Configuration for information on how to correctly configure a web server for svg files. ? Another Brereton family from Harthill - Close links to the Lea Family Emigrated to Utah, USA in 1859 Threapwood, Flintshire Parent Parent Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Parent Parent Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Biological Child Widowed (eight children) 2 Jan 1826 (Liverpool shoemaker), Abode Harthill from 1841 No more children Marriage (a child) Investor of: In his will, Richard wanted his daughter Martha to stay on the farm and care for his wife Sarah until she died.  It appears that Marth did just that, as Sarah died three years later.. Caretaker of: After her father died, it was Richards wish that Martha (already 40yrs) stay on the farm to provide a home for is aging wife Sarah. Lives with: Martha and Thomas were living with Martha, who had no children of her own, and her parents in 1871. Lives with: Martha and Thomas were living with Martha, who had no children of her own, and her parents in 1871.
 1800 - 1873 (Elizabeth) Ellen Lea 72 72 Christened Elizabeth Ellen Lea, but only used the name Ellen for all childrens baptisms from 1827 to 1842 1778 Ester Ellen Lea 1774 John Lea AFN: CNGC-6Q
Born: Penleburg, Lancashire
1829 - >1891 Sarah Brereton 62 62 AFN:14LR-LW1
From: Harthill, Cheshire, England

Sarah was living with her son Thomas in 1891.
1842 - 1921 Martha Brereton 78 78 AFN:14LR-LX7
From: Harthill, Cheshire

Living with parents in 1871, aged 28.
Martha and Thomas Jones wehre living with her in 1871.

When Richard (father) died in 1883 he left the farm to Martha, and for her to look after his wife Sarah.

Martha (28) was with her parents in 1871, togetheer with two grandchildren.  Were thy hers, as she is unmarried?

According to the will, Martha died a spinster in 1921.  She appears to have left most of her belongings to her niece, Martha Hewill (not in this tree).  Also, Martha (a spinster) was executor for her fathers will.

Martha was buried in her parent's grave (which was probably at Harthill).
1827 - 1903 Ester Brereton 75 75 Ester (no "h"), aged 12 in 1841, and same spelling for niece.

Missing, presumed married by 1851.

The ancestry trees suggesting Esther marrtied Thomas Tiffin Burnett make no sence.  He married Jessie Worsley Cooper in Liverpool,
1801 - 1883 Richard Brereton 81 81 Richard, a shoemaker, married Ellen Lea in Liverpool in 1826.  In 1841 he is at Harthill, 38 (indexed as 30) and still a "shoem", or shoemaker or cordwainder to 1861.

In 1851 he 49, a cordwainer

Richard married twice.  The census records show him on the same 9 acre farm in 1871 and 1881, first with Ellen and then Sarah.

Richard died 18 Feb 1883 and left a will, which is available ton-line.  See copy attached.  He left the farm to Martha.  He had 6 surviving children at the time he wrote his will.
Marriage m. 1845 Marriage 7 May 1874 (Chester) No more children Marriage (eight children) 1858 (Liverpool) No more children Marriage (nine children) 31 Dec 1851 (Malpas, Wrexham) +Possibly more children Other: Buried on the same day 1830 Thomas Tiffin Burnett Thomas T Burnett married Jessie Worsley Cooper in Liverpool, 1889, so is this really the same parson who married Ester Brereton? 1803 - 1886 Sarah Lea 83 83 Sarah Brereton as head of the family died in 1886.  She did leave a Will, which is available on-line.  She left her estate to William Whilhingham Junior of Harthill, so possibly he is a son from a previous marriage. 1835 - 1894 Richard Brereton 59 59 Dont confuse with the other Richard Brereton, son of George and Sarah born the same year at Tilston.  This Richard emigrated to Utah, USA in about 1860. 1839 - 1842 Martha Brereton 2 2 In 1841, John (3) and Martha (1) were living with their parents Richard and Ellen at Harthill.  The following years there was a  problem!  They both died March 1842 and were buried together, the same day.

Another "replacement" Martha was born the same year.
1830 - 1903 Elizabeth Carr 73 73 1837 - 1842 John Brereton 4 4 In 1841, John (3) and Martha (1) were living with their parents Richard and Ellen at Harthill.  The following years there was a  problem!  They both died March 1842 and were buried together, the same day. 1832 - 1891 Anne Brereton 59 59 Ann Brereton (a twin) married Thomas Brereton, her second cousin.  There common great grandparents are William Brereton and Mary Ledsham.

After Ann and Thomjas were married (Oct 1857) they emigrated to Australia. Ann departed 17 Feb 1858 to Melbourne, aged 25 to live in Victoria. She died in Victoria.

1855 - 1934 Richard Walter Brereton 79 79 Richard married Florence 1859 - 1938 William Henry Brereton 79 79 William married Sarah Pernina Randall in Utah, USA 1861 - 1864 Thomas Edward Brereton 3 3 1862 - 1944 Mary Ellen Brereton 82 82 1865 - 1869 George F Brereton 4 4 1866 - 1867 Elizabeth A Brereton 1 1 1868 - 1910 Sarah E Brereton 42 42 1875 - 1957 Martha Ann Brereton 82 82 1856 Martha Jones In 1871, Martha Jones was with Richard and Ellen Brereton and their daughter Martha, described as a grandaughter.

In 1881, Martha was a general servant for William Leather (widower), a chemist and his two sons.  Did she marry him?  Martha Brereton left her effects to Martha Hewett

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1868 Thomas Jones In 1871, Thomas Jones was with Richard and Ellen Brereton and their daughter Martha, described as a grandson.

Thomas Jones of Threapwood, Malpas is listed in the 1892 and 1906 Kelly's Directory
1822 - <1891 Richard Jones 69 69 1852 George Jones George married Ann and they moved to Tranmere, Wirral 1854 Mary E Jones 1859 Ann Jones 1861 Richard Jones 1863 Ester Jones 1865 Elizabeth Jones 1867 John Jones 1832 - 1924 Elizabeth Brereton 92 92 In 1841, Ann and Elizabeth (twins) were both 7, living with parents Richard and Ellen (30 & 39) at Harthill
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