John Yeo married Mary Jane Curtis in 1867, either at a local parish church or at the register office in Barnstaple.
The 1881 census for Fremington shows them living at Mill Hill Cottage. John is recorded as an agricultural labourer, age 48, birthplace Goodleigh. Mary Jane is 40, birthplace Fremington. Listed with them is Mary Jane’s mother Ann Curtis, a widow of 60, birthplace Bishops Tawton.
Five children are also recorded:
– [Selina] Augusta (age 12)
– Bessie [Ann] (10)
– Charles [Henry] (8)
– William [John] (5)
– Mary [Jane] (11 months)
They were all born at Fremington according to the return, and they match births registered at Barnstaple.
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