Silas Proffitt

Silas Proffitt[1]

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  • Name Silas Proffitt  [2
    Born 1837  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 5 Mar 1837  St. Leonard's, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Bridge Street 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Tray Maker 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Bridge Street 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
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    Person ID I97183  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father John Proffitt
              b. 18 Jun 1810, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother 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  [6
    Family ID F28286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Howell
              b. 1837, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Jul 1857  Moxley, Stafford, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Proffitt
              b. 1859, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Harriet Proffitt
              b. 1860, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Proffitt
              b. 1861, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Maria Proffitt
              c. 17 Feb 1861, Most Holy Trinity, Bilston, Stafford, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Selina Proffitt
              b. 1863, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Eliza Proffitt
              b. 1865, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Thomas Proffitt
              b. 1867, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Ann Proffitt
              b. 1868, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Anna Proffitt
              c. 26 Feb 1871, Most Holy Trinity, Bilston, Stafford, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Eliza Proffitt
              c. 26 Feb 1871, Most Holy Trinity, Bilston, Stafford, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Harrietta Proffitt
              c. 26 Feb 1871, Most Holy Trinity, Bilston, Stafford, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Silas Proffitt
              b. 12 Mar 1871, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Rebecca Proffitt
              b. 1872, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Emma Proffitt
              b. 1874, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Alfred Proffitt
              b. 1876, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     16. Samuel Proffitt
              b. 1882, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F28314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1837 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 5 Mar 1837 - St. Leonard's, 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 MapsResidence - Bridge Street - 6 Jun 1841 - 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 - Tray Maker - 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
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for Bilston, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire (HO107 Piece 1001 Book 6 Folio 19 Page 30) Silas, 3, was with his parents John, 25, Lock Maker, and Mary, 25, in Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With him were his sibings Harriet, 6, Emma, 5, 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) Silas, 14, Tray Maker, was with his parents John, 39, Labourer at Iron Works from Willenhall, Staffordshire, and Mary, 38, from Bilston, Staffordshire, in Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With him were his siblings Harriet, 17, Japanner, Emma, 16, Japanner, Thomas, 12, Tray Maker, George, 8, Scholar, Eliza, 6, and Ann, 1. All the children were recorded as having been born in Bilston, Staffordshire.

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "Silas Proffitt". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I97183&tree=wft (accessed November 25, 2020).

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

    2. [S8561] "England Marriages, 1538–1973," database, LDS, FamilySearch . (https://familysearch.org), accessed 3 Jun 2016), Marriage for Silas PROFFITT and Fanney PORTMAN (28316); 16 Oct 1892: Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    3. [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..

    4. [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.

    5. [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.

    6. [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..

    7. [S5950] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch . (http://new.familysearch.org), accessed 3 Jun 2016), entry for Silas Proffitt, person ID LCV8-WWV..