Joseph Yeo and Ann Westcott

Joseph Yeo (1805–1867) was baptised at South Tawton, the third son of Robert Yeo and Susanna Webber. His second marriage was to married Ann Westcott at Tedburn St Mary in 1836; they had six children there:
– George Yeo (see below)
– Mary Yeo (1841–1902, married David Hutchings)
– William Yeo (see below)
– Ann Yeo (born 1848, married Henry John Reeve and William Burridge)
– Susan Yeo (1852–1861)
– Joseph Yeo (1856–1930, married Lucy Mary Strong, five children).

George Yeo (1838–1888, son of Joseph Yeo and Ann Westcott) married Jane Hill in 1867. Their descendants in the Brighton area were researched by Sheila in 2007 following information received from a correspondent, and Emma Hallet has researched the Cheriton Bishop families. George and Jane lived in Cheriton Bishop and had ten children there:
– John Yeo (1867–1944, married Edith Louisa Underhill, five children)
– George Yeo (see below)
– Mary Jane Yeo (born 1871, son Owen George Yeo, see Owen George Yeo and Annie Balsom)
– Jessie Yeo (born 1874, married Charles Arthur Popplewell in London in 1902)
– William James Yeo (1876–1970, moved to Bristol and married Margaret Alexander, two children)
– Charles Yeo (see below)
– Alfred Yeo (see Alfred Yeo and Sarah Ann Caroline Burtenshaw)
– Albert Henry Yeo (1883–1940)
– Ernest Joseph Yeo (1886–1951, moved to Bristol and married Violet Nellie Moore, three children)
– Lucy Ann Yeo (born 1888, moved to London, married William Ernest Reynolds).

William Yeo (1843–1920, son of Joseph Yeo and Ann Westcott) married Mary Ann Powlesland in 1866. They lived initially at Cheriton Bishop, where they had seven children:
– Ann Yeo (1867–1924, did not marry)
– Emily Jane Yeo (born 1868, married Walter Charles Bulley [note 1])
– Susan Yeo (born 1869, died as an infant)
– William Yeo (see below)
– Albert Yeo (born 1871, married Lucy March, three children)
– Susan Yeo (born 1874, died as a child)
– Florence Yeo (born 1875, married George Henry Edgar Pitts)
before moving to Stokeinteignhead and having four more children there:
– Joseph Yeo (1878–1944, married Alice Bennett)
– Mary Elizabeth Yeo (born 1879)
– Alice Maud Yeo (born 1884, married Thomas John Maddicott)
– Frederic George Yeo (1893–1956).

George Yeo (1870–1962, son of George Yeo and Jane Hill) moved to Somerset and married Lucy Evans at Long Ashton in 1899. They had three children there:
– Percy George Yeo (born 1901)
– Norman Henry Yeo (born 1907)
– Alice Mary Yeo (born 1911, died as an infant).

William Yeo (1870–1949, son of William Yeo and Mary Ann Powlesland) moved the short distance from Stokeinteignhead to Dawlish, where he worked for the Great Western Railway. William married Annie Maud Mary Hoare [note 2] and they had two children:
– Edward William John Yeo (see below)
– Amy Doreen Pansy Yeo (1908–1992, married William Alfred Ernest Tothill).

Edward William John Yeo (1904–1970, son of William Yeo and Annie Maud Mary Hoare) married Dorothy Ford in 1928. They had three children:
– Douglas John Yeo (born 1928)
– Maureen Ann Yeo (born 1933, married Bryan Frederick Back)
– Eileen Yeo (born 1935, married Brian Gillard).

Charles Yeo (1879–1976, son of George Yeo and Jane Hill) moved to Sussex and married Helen Perry at Hove in 1903 [note 3]. They had five children:
– Charles George Frederick Yeo (1904–1972, married Winifred Mabel Bridger, six children)
– Harold Henry Yeo (1907–1994, married Susie Alice Constance Genner, four children)
– Winifred Edith Yeo (1910–1979, married Alfred Stowe and Gordon Sloper)
– Gladys May Yeo (1912–2008, married George William Alfred Painter and George J Abbott)
– Queenie Mildred Yeo (born 1921, married Mervin F. Brown and emigrated to Canada).

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1. Walter’s brother Alfred Bulley married Susan Jane Yeo in 1896.
2. Married at the Cofton Chapelry in Dawlish in 1899.
3. The 1911 census for records the family in Mill Road, Portslade. Charles is a 32-year-old furniture porter, Helen is 26, and their children are Charles George Frederick Yeo (age 6), Harold Henry Yeo (4) and Winifred Edith Yeo (ten months).