Edward Proffitt

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  • Name Edward Proffitt 
    Born 1849  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1849 and 31 Mar 1849  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth Registration 
    • Volume 17, Page 385
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Monmer Lane 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Locksmith 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Monmer Lane 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Padlock Maker 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    48 Bloxwich Road 
    Occupation 15 Mar 1874  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Locksmith 
    Residence 15 Mar 1874  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    St. Ann's Road 
    Occupation 20 Jun 1875  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Locksmith 
    Residence 20 Jun 1875  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Spring Bank 
    Occupation 14 Apr 1878  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Locksmith 
    Residence 14 Apr 1878  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    St. Ann's Road 
    Occupation 24 Jul 1879  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Locksmith 
    Residence 24 Jul 1879  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    St. Ann's Road 
    Occupation 17 Aug 1880  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Locksmith 
    Residence 17 Aug 1880  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    St. Ann's Road 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Locksmith 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    10 St.Ann's Road 
    Occupation 15 Jun 1882  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Locksmith 
    Residence 15 Jun 1882  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    St. Ann's Road 
    Occupation 28 Jul 1887  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Locksmith 
    Residence 28 Jul 1887  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    103 Bloxwich Road 
    Occupation 25 Oct 1888  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Locksmith 
    Residence 25 Oct 1888  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    103 Bloxwich Road 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    England 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Locksmith 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    103 Bloxwich Road 
    Occupation 7 Jun 1891  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Locksmith 
    Residence 7 Jun 1891  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    103 Bloxwich Road 
    Occupation 24 May 1894  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Locksmith 
    Residence 24 May 1894  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Bloxwich Road 
    Died 1895  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1895 and 31 Mar 1895  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Death Registration 
    • Volume 6b, Page 442
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    Person ID I97324  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 

    Father Silas Proffitt
              b. Abt 1826, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1899, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Tomkinson
              b. Abt 1826, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1904, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1848 and 31 Mar 1848  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 17, Page 344
    Married 7 Feb 1848  St. Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21
    Family ID F28323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Brant
              b. 1849, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1927, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1871  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1871 and 31 Dec 1871  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 6b, Page 759
    Children 
     1. Edward Proffitt
              b. 1874, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1874, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Levi Proffitt
              b. 1875, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1964, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. George Proffitt
              b. 1878, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1943, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Arthur Proffitt
              b. 1879, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1880, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. William Henry Proffitt
              b. 16 Aug 1880, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1880, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Silas Proffitt
              b. 18 May 1882, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1955, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Lilla Proffitt
              b. 23 Jun 1887, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1888, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Mary Jane Proffitt
              b. 1 Oct 1888, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1888, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Edith Proffitt
              b. 12 May 1891, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Gertrude Proffitt
              b. 25 Apr 1894, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1980, Walsall, West Midlands, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F28327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1849 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth Registration - Between 1 Jan 1849 and 31 Mar 1849 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Monmer Lane - 30 Mar 1851 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 7 Apr 1861 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Monmer Lane - 7 Apr 1861 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1871 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Padlock Maker - 2 Apr 1871 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 48 Bloxwich Road - 2 Apr 1871 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage Registration - Between 1 Oct 1871 and 31 Dec 1871 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 15 Mar 1874 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St. Ann's Road - 15 Mar 1874 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 20 Jun 1875 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Spring Bank - 20 Jun 1875 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 14 Apr 1878 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St. Ann's Road - 14 Apr 1878 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 24 Jul 1879 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St. Ann's Road - 24 Jul 1879 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 17 Aug 1880 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St. Ann's Road - 17 Aug 1880 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 3 Apr 1881 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 10 St.Ann's Road - 3 Apr 1881 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 15 Jun 1882 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St. Ann's Road - 15 Jun 1882 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 28 Jul 1887 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 103 Bloxwich Road - 28 Jul 1887 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 25 Oct 1888 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 103 Bloxwich Road - 25 Oct 1888 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 5 Apr 1891 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 5 Apr 1891 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 103 Bloxwich Road - 5 Apr 1891 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 7 Jun 1891 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 103 Bloxwich Road - 7 Jun 1891 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Locksmith - 24 May 1894 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bloxwich Road - 24 May 1894 - Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1895 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death Registration - Between 1 Jan 1895 and 31 Mar 1895 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1851 England Census for Willenhall, Staffordshire (HO107 Piece 2020 Folio 501 Page 2) Edward, 2, was with his parents Silas, 25, Locksmith, and Elizabeth, 25, at Monmer Lane, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England. With him was his sister Mary Ann, 2 months. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Willenhall, Staffordshire.

      From the 1861 England Census for Willenhall, Staffordshire (RG 9 Piece 2001 Folio 65 Page 15) Edward, 12, Locksmith, was with his parents Silas, 35, Locksmith, and Elizabeth, 35, in Monmer Lane, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England. With him were his siblings Mary Ann, 10, Silas, 6, Scholar, John, 3, and Thomas, 1. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Willenhall, Staffordshire.

      From the 1871 England Census for Willenhall, Staffordshire (RG10 Piece 2946 Folio 15 Page 24) Edward, 22, Padlock Maker, was with his parents Silas, 45, Padlock Maker Master Employing 2 Men and 3 Boys, and Elizabeth, 45, at 48 Bloxwich Road, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England. With him were his siblings Maryann, 20, Padlock Maker, Silas, 16, Latch Maker, John, 13, Latch Maker, Thomas, 11, Padlocksmith, Emma, 7, Scholar, Henry, 4, Scholar, and Arthur, 2. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Willenhall, Staffordshire.

      From the 1881 England Census for Willenhall, Staffordshire (RG11 Piece 2810 Folio 90 Page 10) Edward, 32, Locksmith from Willenhall, Staffordshire, was with his wife Sarah A., 31, from Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, at 10 St. Anne's Road, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England. With them were their sons Levi, 6, Scholar born Willenhall, Staffordshire, and George, 3, born Willenhall, Staffordshire, and niece Fanny K. Skidmore, 8, born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Lodging with the family were Silas Brant, 18, Iron Worker from Willenhall, Staffordshire, William Careless, 25, Bricklayer from Coppice, Staffordshire, and William Brant, 14, Iron Worker from Willenhall, Staffordshire.

      Note: No doubt the Brant lodgers were related to Sarah.

      From the 1891 England Census for Willenhall, Staffordshire (RG12 Piece 2239 Folio 55 Page 10) Edward, 42, Locksmith, from Willenhall, Staffordshire, was with his wife Sarah A., 41, from Willenhall, Staffordshire, at 103 Bloxwich Road, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England. With them were their adopted daughter Fanny K. Skidmore, 18, Wrapper Up in Warehouse born Wednesbury, Staffordshire, and their sons Levi, 16, Locksmith born Willenhall, Staffordshire, George, 12, Errand Boy born Willenhall, Staffordshire, and Silas, 8, Scholar born Willenhall, Staffordshire. Boarding with the family was John Brant, 14, Works in Forge born Willenhall, Staffordshire.

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "Edward Proffitt". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I97324&tree=wft (accessed November 27, 2020).

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