James Yeo was baptised at Parkham in 1801. His line of descent can be traced to William Yeo and Frances Cliffe of Merton thanks to research done by Sheila in 2008.
James married Elizabeth Braund at Milton Damerel in 1826 and died at Holsworthy in 1882. He had fourteen children:
– Peggy Yeo (1826–1895)
– John Yeo (baptised 1827, died as a child)
– Mary Yeo (1829–1898)
– John Yeo (see below)
– Sally Yeo (1832–1858)
– George Yeo (1834–1880, married Elizabeth Kelly, five children including William James Yeo)
– Francis Yeo (1836–1846)
– James Yeo (see below)
– Elizabeth Ann Yeo (1840–1914, married George Wonnacott)
– William Yeo (baptised 1842, died while travelling to Canada)
– Thomas Francis Yeo (1844–1926, emigrated to Canada, married Susan Congdon and Sybella George, ten children including Lloyd Garfield Yeo and Clarence Wilson Yeo)
– Rhoda Yeo (1846–1867)
– Francis Yeo (1850–1923, emigrated to Canada and married Ellen Tinning, son Francis Yeo 1873–1938)
– Harriet Yeo (baptised 1851).
John Yeo (1831–1917, son of James Yeo and Elizabeth Braund) married Mary Anne Daniel Wonnacott and had eight children before emigrating to Ontario. Their children included:
– Eusebius Yeo (born 1853, emigrated with his parents, married Elizabeth Agnes Taylor at Innerkip, Ontario in 1875, four children)
– Albert Yeo (born 1856, emigrated with his parents, married Elizabeth Ann Graham in Toronto in 1876, two sons)
– William Daniel Yeo (1863–1936, emigrated with his parents, married Jemima Brown, eight children)
– John James Yeo.
James Yeo (1837–1911, son of James Yeo and Elizabeth Braund) married twice. There were no children from his marriage to Grace Holtby. From his marriage to Susan Glover at Port Stanley, Ontario in 1873 there were nine children:
– Ruth Yeo (born c1873)
– William Yeo (1874–1953, married Elizabeth Hurley, one daughter)
– John Yeo (1876–1938)
– Elizabeth Yeo (born 1878, died as a child)
– Mary Yeo (1881–1959, married surname Ross)
– James Yeo (1883–1954, married Susannah Edith Pearl Rogers, four children)
– George Yeo (1885–1939)
– Francis Yeo (1887–1971, married Alice Rowell, three children)
– Thomas Yeo (born 1890, died as an infant).
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