William Yeo and Margery Rowell

From a transcription made by Humphrey Toms during a visit to England in 1973, we know of the marriage of William Yeo and Margery Rowell at Milton Damerel on 18 September 1791. The groom is recorded in the parish register as a labourer and the bride as a spinster. The record, with less detail, is also in the IGI.

William and Margery emigrated to Canada. Their son Henry Yeo and his wife Mary Cornforth Dobson lived in Molesworth, Ontario and are buried at Molesworth Cemetery. The direct line of descent appears to continue through their son Henry Yeo, their grandson Percy Armstrong Yeo and their great grandson Floyd Yeo.

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