The Tapscott Family Tree

Person Page 63

Joseph Groves1

M, born ca. 1812, died Sep 1882
Ancestor Chart

Parents

  • Father: James Groves (born circa 1770, died January 1839)
  • Mother: Sarah Hill (born circa 1779, died March 1839)

Biography

  • Joseph Groves was born circa 1812 in Isle Brewers, Somerset, EnglandG. Recorded as aged 39 at 1851 UK Census.2
  • He, Ann Tapscott, and Jane Tapscott were Witnesses at the marriage of Philip Westlake Lavis and Phoebe Tapscott on 2 December 1834 at St Andrews ChurchG in High Ham, Somerset, EnglandG.3,4,5
  • Joseph and Jane Tapscott were married on 17 October 1836 at St Mary Redcliffe ChurchG in Bristol, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.6,1
  • He was an Inn Keeper on 3 March 1848.7
  • Joseph died in September 1882 in Langport, Somerset, EnglandG.8,9
  • Following his death, he was buried on 27 September 1882 at St Andrews ChurchG in High Ham, Somerset, EnglandG.9

Census

  • 1841 Census.10
  • 1851 Census: Relationship to Head of Household: Head, Marital Status: Married, Occupation: Farmer 145 acres.2
  • 1861 Census: Relationship to Head of Household: Head, Marital Status: Married, Occupation: Farmer Inn Keeper.11
  • 1871 Census: Relationship to Head of Household: Head, Marital Status: Married, Occupation: Landholder.12
  • 1881 Census: Relationship to Head of Household: Head, Marital Status: Widower, Occupation: Farmer of 7 1/2 acres.13

Children with Jane Tapscott (born 1815, died 1 April 1879)

  • Ophelia Groves+ (born circa 1837, died between October 1915 and December 1915)
  • Isabella Groves+ (born between April 1839 and June 1839, died September 1891)
  • Treandaphelia Groves (born between April 1841 and June 1841, died 13 May 1875)
  • Malachi Edward Groves+ (born 4 April 1843, died 23 March 1916)
  • Arabella Groves (born between July 1844 and September 1844, died August 1889)
  • Druscilla Groves+ (born 1846, died between July 1924 and September 1924)
  • Orlando Groves+ (born between January 1847 and March 1847, died June 1909)
  • Abigail Groves (born between April 1849 and June 1849, died 5 November 1873)
  • Theophilus Groves+ (born between January 1851 and March 1851, died 17 June 1922)
  • William James Groves+ (born between July 1852 and September 1852, died between October 1921 and December 1921)
  • Theodore Groves (born between January 1854 and March 1854, died between July 1904 and September 1904)
  • Dido Groves (born between July 1855 and September 1855, died 25 September 1928)

Family Notes

  • Joseph and Jane gave their children a variety of unusual names - the origins of some of these have been added to the childrens records.

Citations - click ID link for full Source details including actual text from Source document (where available)

  1. [S140] Gedcom File from DT - Australia
  2. [S242] GROVES, Joseph - 1851 Census
  3. [S3103] LAVIS, Philip Westlake to TAPSCOTT - 1834 Marriage record
  4. [S408] LAVIS, Philip W to TAPSCOTT - Marriage Parish record
  5. [S684] High Ham (St Andrews Church) Marriages 1646 - 1900, transcribed by Susan Woods (Extract)
  6. [S1959] GROVES, Joseph to TAPSCOTT - Marriage Parish record
  7. [S3921] GROVES, Orlando - 1848 Baptism record
  8. [S482] GROVES, Joseph - 1882 Death record
  9. [S483] GROVES, Jospeph - Burial record
  10. [S288] BACON, Nathanial - 1841 Census
  11. [S484] GROVES, Jospeph - 1861 Census
  12. [S285] GROVES, Joseph - 1871 Census
  13. [S151] GROVES, Joseph - 1881 Census