John Proffitt

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  • Name John Proffitt 
    Born 18 Jun 1810  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 27 Jun 1810  St. Giles, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 7 Jul 1833  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lock Filer 
    Occupation 15 Mar 1835  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Locksmith 
    Occupation 5 Mar 1837  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Locksmith 
    Occupation 24 Feb 1839  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Locksmith 
    Residence 24 Feb 1839  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Bridge Street 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lock Maker 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Bridge Street 
    Occupation 6 Nov 1842  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Locksmith 
    Occupation 27 Jul 1845  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Locksmith 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Labourer in Iron Works 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Bridge Street 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Locksmith 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Bridge Street 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Inn Keeper Master 2 Assistants 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    5 Bridge Street 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Inn Keeper 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    5 Bridge Street (Red Cow) 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
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    Person ID I97164  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father John Proffitt
              b. Abt 1786, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1859, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Ann Smith
              b. Abt 1785
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Aug 1805  St. Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Family ID F28283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Berry
              b. Abt 1816, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Nov 1832  St. Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Children 
     1. Harriet Proffitt
              b. 1833, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Emma Proffitt
              b. 1835, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Silas Proffitt
              b. 1837, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Thomas Proffitt
              b. 1839, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. George Proffitt
              b. 1842, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Eliza Proffitt
              b. 1845, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ann Proffitt
              b. Abt 1850, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Mary Proffitt
              b. Abt 1852, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 May 2016 
    Family ID F28286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jun 1810 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 Jun 1810 - St. Giles, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1832 - St. Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lock Filer - 7 Jul 1833 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 15 Mar 1835 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 5 Mar 1837 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 24 Feb 1839 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bridge Street - 24 Feb 1839 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lock Maker - 6 Jun 1841 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bridge Street - 6 Jun 1841 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 6 Nov 1842 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 27 Jul 1845 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer in Iron Works - 30 Mar 1851 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bridge Street - 30 Mar 1851 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 7 Apr 1861 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bridge Street - 7 Apr 1861 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Inn Keeper Master 2 Assistants - 2 Apr 1871 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Bridge Street - 2 Apr 1871 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Inn Keeper - 3 Apr 1881 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Bridge Street (Red Cow) - 3 Apr 1881 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for Bilston, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire (HO107 Piece 1001 Book 6 Folio 19 Page 30) John, 25, Lock Maker, was with his wife Mary, 25, in Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With them were their children Harriet, 6, Emma, 5, Silas, 3, and Thomas, 1. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Staffordshire. Also present were Tin Makers Joseph Handley, 20, and John Cutchley, 20.

      From the 1851 England Census for Bilston, Staffordshire (HO107 Piece 2021 Folio 489 Page 24) John, 39, Labourer at Iron Works from Willenhall, Staffordshire, was with his wife Mary, 38, from Bilston, Staffordshire, in Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With them were their children Harriet, 17, Japanner, Emma, 16, Japanner, Silas, 14, Tray Maker, Thomas, 12, Tray Maker, George, 8, Scholar, Eliza, 6, and Ann, 1. All the children were recorded as having been born in Bilston, Staffordshire.

      From the 1861 England Census for Bilston, Staffordshire (RG 9 Piece 2007 Folio 107 Page 12) John, 50, Locksmith from Willenhall, Staffordshire, was with his wife Mary, 50, from Bilston, Staffordshire, at Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With them were their children Emma, 26, Japanner, George, 18, Fitter, Eliza, 15, Ann, 11, and Mary, 9. All the children were recorded as having been born in Bilston, Staffordshire.

      From the 1871 England Census for Bilston, Staffordshire (RG10 Piece 2952 Folio 18 Page 5) John, 60, Inn Keeper Master 2 Assistants from Willenhall, Staffordshire, was with his wife Mary, 60, from Bilston, Staffordshire, at 5 Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With them were their son-in-law Thomas W. Smith, 23, Engine Fitter born London, daughter Mary W. (sic), 19, born Bilston, Staffordshire, and grandson George W. Smith, 8 months, born Bilston, Staffordshire. Also present was servant Ann Owen, 21, General Domestic Servant from Bilston, Staffordshire.

      From the 1881 England Census for Bilston, Staffordshire (RG11 Piece 2815 Folio 37 Page 5) John, 70, Inn Keeper from Willenhall, Staffordshire, was with his wife Mary, 70, from Bilston, Staffordshire, and niece Eliza Bull, 22, General Servant born Dudley, Worcestershire, at 5 Bridge Street (Red Cow), Bilston, Staffordshire, England.

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "John Proffitt". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I97164&tree=wft (accessed November 28, 2020).

  • Sources 
    1. [S9892] GEDCOM Report for Proffitt. "GEDCOM Report for Proffitt,".

    2. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 30 May 2016), Baptism for John PROFITT (97164); 27 Jun 1810: St. Giles, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England..

    3. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 31 May 2016), Baptism for Harriot ROFFITT (97181); 7 Jul 1833: St. Leonard's, Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    4. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 31 May 2016), Baptism for Emma PROFFIT (97182); 15 Mar 1835: St. Leonard's, Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    5. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 31 May 2016), Baptism for Silas PROFFIT (97183); 5 Mar 1837: St. Leonard's, Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    6. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 31 May 2016), Baptism for Thomas PROFFIT (97184); 24 Feb 1839: St.Leonard's, Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    7. [S9837] England. Staffordshire.. 1841 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : n.d., Bilston, folio 19, page 30; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : accessed 31 May 2016); citing PRO HO 107/1001/6.

    8. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 1 Jun 2016), Baptism for George PROFFIT (97185); 6 Nov 1842: St. Leonard's Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    9. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 1 Jun 2016), Baptism for Eliza PROFFIT (97186); 27 Jul 1845: St. Leonard's, Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    10. [S9838] England. Staffordshire.. 1851 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : n.d., Bilston, folio 489, page 24; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : accessed 31 May 2016); citing PRO HO 107/2021.

    11. [S9839] England. Staffordshire.. 1861 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : n.d., Bilston, folio 107, page 12; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : accessed 31 May 2016); citing PRO RG 9/2007.

    12. [S9624] England. Staffordshire.. 1871 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : n.d., Bilston, folio 18, page 5; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : accessed 2 Jun 2016); citing PRO RG 10/2952.

    13. [S9849] England. Staffordshire.. 1881 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : n.d., Bilston, folio 37, page 5; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : accessed 2 Jun 2016); citing PRO RG 11/2815.

    14. [S9873] Wolverhampton City Council. Wolverhampton St. Peter's Parish Registers 1538-1875.. Wolverhampton, Staffordshire: The History of Wolverhampton, 2005, 19 Aug 1805: Marriage for John PROFFITT and Ann SMITH (28283).

    15. [S9168] "England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973," database, Ancestry . accessed 30 May 2016), Marriage for John PROFFITT and Ann SMITH (28283); 19 Aug 1805: Wolverhampton, Stafford, England..

    16. [S9859] "Staffordshire Marriages," database. (http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fstaff%2fmar%2f282280%2f1), accessed 30 May 2016), Marriage for John PROFFITT and Ann SMITH (28283); 19 Aug 1805: St. Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England..

    17. [S9859] "Staffordshire Marriages," database. (http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fstaff%2fmar%2f282280%2f1), accessed 31 May 2016), Marriage for John PROFFITT and Mary BERRY (28286); 5 Nov 1832: St. Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England..