Thomas Yeo, baptised at Littleham, near Bideford in 1714 to Humphrey and Prudence Yeo, was a great grandson of Joseph Yeo and Jane Giffard of Shebbear.
Thomas married Jane Courtis and baptised eleven children at Littleham, including:
– John Yeo (see below)
– Humphrey Yeo (1756–1832, married Ann Darke, four children)
– William Yeo (1758–1826, married Mary Haynes, one son)
– James Yeo (see below).
John Yeo (baptised 1754, son of Thomas Yeo and Jane Courtis) married Catherine Ash. They baptised three children at Littleham:
– Jane Yeo (baptised 1784)
– John Yeo (baptised 1787, married Elizabeth Williams, two children)
– Thomas Yeo (see Thomas Yeo and Mary Woolacott).
James Yeo (baptised 1768 at Littleham, son of Thomas Yeo and Jane Courtis) married Susannah Pryor at Stoke Damerel in 1802. Their seven children, all baptised at St Germans, included:
– James Yeo (see A Yeo who was not a Yeo)
– Doctor Daniel Yeo [note 1] (1811–1839, married Susan Soper at Stoke Damerel on 29 September 1839, no recorded children; Daniel and Susan buried at Greenock).
Francis Ash Yeo (1833–1888, known as Frank, son of Thomas Yeo and Mary Woolacott) moved from Bideford to south Wales. He married Sarah Cory at the parish church of St John, Cardiff on 19 February 1858. They had four children:
– Frank Cory Yeo (1859–1935, married Ada Sylvester, three children)
– Mary Woolacott Yeo (1860–1898, married Alfred George Goodwin)
– Sarah Louise Yeo (1863–1934, married Ernest Morton Nance, daughter Armorel Mary Yeo Morton Nance born 1904)
– Margaret Yeo (born 1864, died as a child)
Francis then married Mary Dowson in 1868, with whom he had three children:
– George Dowson Yeo (born 1869, died as a child)
– Ethel Jane Yeo (1872–1928, married Wynard M. Hall)
– John Arthur Ash Yeo (see below).
John Arthur Ash Yeo (1875–1963, son of Francis Ash Yeo and Sarah Cory) married May Lillie Chaplin in London in 1909. They had two children:
– Thomas Chaplin Yeo (1910–1986, married Dorothy Rogerson, two children)
– Mary Elizabeth Yeo (born 1914).
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1. Baptised Doctor Daniel Yeo. Death registered at Greenock, Fife.