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04-10-2007, 2:41 AM
I'm stuck with this one.
John Jobson is my Great X 7 Grandfather. His wife (my Great X 7 Grandmother) was named Mary?
His son James was born in 1711 - all from Shutford.
John was born circa 1675?
Who were the parents of John Jobson and/or Mary?
05-10-2007, 11:30 PM
Checking the OFHS's Oxfordshire Marriage Index (1538-1837), the earliest marriage for a John JOBSON is in 1742 (both bride and groom came from Shutford, but were married in Drayton).
There are no earlier JOBSON marriages (any forename) in Shutford.
06-10-2007, 8:40 PM
Thanks Pennie - every scrap of info is useful.
06-10-2007, 9:09 PM
According to my notes the Shutford registers date from 1698 (baptisms) and 1702 (marriages). To delve into periods before this, we have to adopt a different strategy.
For starters, it may be worth exploring probate and tenancy/manorial records, if you haven't already done so.
07-10-2007, 1:18 AM
Got that Peter - Now I'm into something I really don't understand. Can you point my in the right direction please?
07-10-2007, 9:15 AM
Apart from PCC, probate records coving Shutford would be at Oxon RO.
The British Record Society has published indexes and I think the Society of Genealogists library has copies.
You don't say where you are so I'm afraid I can't tailor the advice to suggest what might be best for you.
07-10-2007, 1:10 PM
I'm in Cornwall and cannot travel far.
13-04-2008, 5:06 PM
2 marriages in Drayton
20 June 1737 James Jobson of Shutford & Ann Taylor of Shutford
28 Nov 1742 John Jobson of Shutford & Joan Taylor of Shutford
13-04-2008, 10:47 PM
That's useful info. Could be the James Jobson in my tree born 1711 could be the same James who married Anne - if so then you have found Anne's maiden name - accepting the change of spelling 'Anne - Ann'.
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