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John Joseph Featherston

Male Abt 1863 - 1920  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name John Joseph Featherston 
    Born Abt 1863  Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Birth Dec 1863  10a.230, Weardale, DUR, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1871 Census 02 Apr 1871  High Rigg, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Lead Miner and Landowner
    • Role: Son
    1901 Census 03 Apr 1881  High Rigg, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Farmer of 40 acres
    • Role: Son
    1891 Census 05 Apr 1891  Hign Riggs, St John's Chapel, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Farmer
    • Role: Son
    US 1900 31 Mar 1901  High Rigg, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Farmer
    1911 Census 02 Apr 1911  Hign Riggs, Wearhead, Weardale, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Farmer on own account
    Died 30 Apr 1920  Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death Jun 1920  10a.379, Weardale, DUR, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • age 57
    Name John J Featherston  [11
    Reference Number 12183 
    Reference Number Mem 290 
    Will 20 Sep 1920  Durham, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • "Featherstone John Joseph of High Rigg Stanhope county Durham died 30April 1920 probate Durham 20 September to William Featherstone farmerand John Wesley Featherstone quarry borer Effects i697 pounds 15s 9d"
      executors JJ's brother William and cousin JW, son of Henry?
    Person ID I12183  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2018 

    Father John Featherston,   b. 1823, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1891  (Age < 67 years) 
    Mother Esther Peart,   b. 1830, Stanhope, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1898, 10a.161, Weardale, DUR, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married Jun 1851  24.391, Weardale, DUR, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Family ID F4240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.11.}

    2. [S1871] 1871 Census England & Wales, (2009), 1871 Census
      RG number: RG10 Piece: 4949 Folio: 7 Page: 7
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: St John
      Enumeration District: 6. Civil Parish: Stanhope
      Address: High Rigg, , Stanhope, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTON, John Head M 48 1823 Lead Miner and Landowner StanhopeCounty Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Esther Wife F 40 1831 Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Jane Daughter F 19 1852 Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Thomas Son M 17 1854 Farmers son Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Mary A Daughter F 14 1857 Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Sarah Daughter F 10 1861 Scholar Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, John J Son M 7 1864 Scholar Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Emerson Son M 4 1867 Stanhope County Durham
      FEATHERSTON, Hannah Daughter F 11 Months 1871 Stanhope County Durham.

    3. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290., lists John Featherston, Esther, wife, Jane, daughter , Thomas , sonMary A, daughter , Sarah, daughter . John J 7, Emerson 4, Hannah 4months. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    4. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290., lists: John, Esther, Mary, John Joseph, Emerson, Hannah, William aged 7 (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    5. [S1881] 1881 Census England & Wales, UK Gov, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2004;), 1881 Census
      RG number: RG11 Piece: 4937 Folio: 72 Page: 9
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: St John
      Civil Parish: Stanhope
      Address: High Rigg, Stanhope, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, John Head Married M 58 1823 Farmer Of 40 Acres StanhopeDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, Esther Wife Married F 50 1831 Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Mary Daughter Single F 25 1856 Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, John Joseph Son Single M 17 1864 Farm Work (Ag Labr)Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Emerson Son Single M 14 1867 Farm Work (Ag Labr) StanhopeDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, Hannah Daughter Single F 10 1871 Scholar Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, William Son Single M 7 1874 Scholar Stanhope Durham.

    6. [S1891] 1891 Census England & Wales, UK Gov., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2005;), 1891 Census
      RG number: RG12 Piece: 4083 Folio: 54 Page: 3
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: St John
      Enumeration District: 6. Ecclesiastical Parish: Heathery Clough
      Civil Parish: Stanhope
      Address: High Rigg, Stanhope, St Johns Chapel, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Esther Head Widow F 61 1830 Farming Stanhope Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Mary A Daughter Single F 33 1858 Stanhope Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, John J Son Single M 29 1862 Farmers Son Stanhope Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Emerson Son Single M 24 1867 General Laborer Stanhope CoDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, Hannah Daughter Single F 20 1871 Stanhope Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, William Son Single M 17 1874 Lead Ore Washer Stanhope CoDurham.

    7. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290., list John Joseph 37, head, sister Mary 44, Emerson 34, Hannah 30,William 27 (all unmarried) (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    8. [S1901] 1901 Census England & Wales, (31.3.1901), 1901 Census
      RG number: RG13 Piece: 4659 Folio: 59 Page: 7
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: St John
      Enumeration District: 6. Ecclesiastical Parish: Heathery Cleugh
      Civil Parish: Stanhope
      Address: High Rigg, Stanhope, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, John J Head Single M 37 1864 Farmer Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Emerson Brother Single M 34 1867 Farmer's Brother StanhopeDurham
      FEATHERSTONE, William Brother Single M 27 1874 Limestone QuarrymanStanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Mary A Sister Single F 44 1857 General Work (Domestic)Stanhope Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Hannah Sister Single F 30 1871 General Work (Domestic)Stanhope Durham.

    9. [S1911] 1911 Census England & Wales, (2009), 1911 Census
      RG number: RG14 Piece: 29823
      Reference: RG14PN29823 RG78PN1726 RD549 SD1 ED4 SN53
      Registration District: Weardale. Sub District: St John
      Enumeration District: 4. Parish: Stanhope
      Address: High Rigg Wearhead Weardale, Co Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, John Joseph Head Single M 47 1864 Farmer (own account)Weardale Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Mary Ann Sister Single F 54 1857 Weardale Durham
      FEATHERSTONE, Hannah Sister Single F 40 1871 Weardale Durham.

    10. [S3] death registration index, (1837-2010), http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?cite=NEeNHz%2BKDAga2Ktpqg1BXA&scan=1.

    11. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.1..}

    12. [S956] Featherstone Society Member #290 Family File, Jo Featherstone, Compiler: The Featherstone Society, (11 Mar 2005), Mem 290. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    13. [S2] 2 index Marriage registration England & Wales, (1837-1965), Civil Registration event: Marriage
      Name: FEATHERSTON, John
      Registration District: Weardale
      County: Durham
      Year of Registration: 1851
      Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
      Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912
      Volume No: 24
      Page No: 391
      MarriageFinder: John Featherston married one of the following people
      HARRISON, Margaret
      PEART, Esther
      STOBBS, Mary
      WALTON, Ann.