The family of Reuben Stokes and Elizabeth Summers
(3xGreat Grandparents)

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  His Parents:   Her Parents:
   Thomas STOKES   James SUMMERS
   Betty COUZINS   Grace STOW
Reuben STOKES  Elizabeth SUMMERS 
Married    18/11/1816 at Trowbridge St. James P.C.
Bd   Bd 1795-1801? Trowbridge
Bp 15/03/1795 Trowbridge St. James P.C. Bp  
Dd 21/02/1852
(Q1,1852 Melksham ref 5a/84)
Dd 19/02/1884 age 85
Q1 1884 Melksham (ref 5a/83) Age 85
Bur   Bur  
Occ Weaver Occ Clothworker - Picker
 Their Children:
 1   Elizabeth  Bp 28/12/1817 Trowbridge St. James P.C.
2   Betsy Bd 1819/20
3   James Bp 04/08/1822 Trowbridge St. James P.C.
4   Eliza Bp 26/03/1826 Wotton u Edge P.C.
 5   George Bp 02/11/1831 Wotton u Edge P.C.
6   Ann Bp 02/11/1831 Wotton u Edge P.C.
7   John Bd 10/05/1834
8   William Bd 02/01/1837
9   John Bd 20/09/1839 


Reuben's death certificate says that he died from Chronic Bronchitis. The informant was Elizabeth Stokes living at Duke Street Trowbridge. His age is given as 62. After the death of Reuben in 1852, Elizabeth marries James Dainton (link to this page)
The marriage took place on 20th November 1853 at Trowbridge Parish Church
James Dainton Full Age Widower Weaver Father: William Dainton Weaver
Elizabeth Stokes Full Age Widow Picker Father: James Summers Book Keeper

Elizabeth was baptised at the Zion Baptist Church and her membership number is 480.

William was baptised at Trowbridge Methodist church on 20/06/1837
The second John was baptised at Trowbridge St. James P.C. on 20/10/1844



CENSUS INFORMATION (For more detailed census info click on age)

Name: Reuben Stokes Elizabeth Summers
Date Age Marital
Occupation Age Marital
1841 45   Weaver 40   Picker
1851 62 Mar Clothworker Weaver 53s (50?) Mar Clothworker Picker
1861       62 M Woollen Picker
1871       71 M Woollen Cloth Worker
1881       83 M Cloth Worker

(Page updated on 06/01/2014)