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Family of Joseph WHITAKER and Mary INGHAM

Husband: Joseph WHITAKER (1770-1820)
Wife: Mary INGHAM (1770-1845)
Children: William Ingham WHITAKER (1796-1818)
Isaac WHITAKER (1797-1885)
Mary WHITAKER (1799-1799)
John WHITAKER (1800-1887)
Joseph WHITAKER (1802-1884)
Joshua WHITAKER (1804-1882)
Benjamin WHITAKER (1809-1893)
Marriage 27 Oct 1794 Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England1

Husband: Joseph WHITAKER

Name: Joseph WHITAKER2,3
Sex: Male
Father: Isaac WHITAKER (1731-1791)
Mother: Sarah BURRELL (1733-1813)
Birth 25 Jun 1770 West Ardsley, Yorkshire
Baptism 27 Jun 1770 (age 0) Woodkirk, Yorkshire, England4
Death 20 Nov 1820 (age 50)5
Burial 25 Nov 1820 Woodkirk, St Mary6

Wife: Mary INGHAM

Name: Mary INGHAM2
Sex: Female
Father: William INGHAM (1730-1806)
Mother: Betty FEARNLEY (1741-1822)
Birth 7 Nov 1770
Baptism 13 Dec 1770 (age 0) Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England7
Death 19 Apr 1845 (age 74) Ossett8,9
Burial 24 Apr 1845 Woodkirk, St Mary10

Child 1: William Ingham WHITAKER

Name: William Ingham WHITAKER2,11
Sex: Male
Birth 10 Jan 1796
Baptism 15 Feb 1796 (age 0) Woodkirk, Yorkshire, England12
Death 21 Nov 1818 (age 22) Palermo, Sicily13
Burial Palermo

Child 2: Isaac WHITAKER

Name: Isaac WHITAKER2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Caroline HAYES (1804-1883)
Birth 31 Jul 1797
Baptism 17 Sep 1797 (age 0) Woodkirk, Yorkshire, England14
Death 19 Apr 1885 (age 87) Sculcoates RD15,16

Child 3: Mary WHITAKER

Name: Mary WHITAKER2
Sex: Female
Birth 26 Jul 1799
Baptism 18 Aug 1799 (age 0) Woodkirk, Yorkshire, England17
Death 23 Aug 1799 (age 0)
Burial 25 Aug 1799 Woodkirk, Yorks18

Child 4: John WHITAKER

Name: John WHITAKER2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Hannah BUTTREY (1798-1866)
Birth 3 Jul 1800 West Ardsley, Yorks19
Baptism 17 Sep 1800 (age 0) Woodkirk, Yorkshire, England17
Death 29 Jan 1887 (age 86) Town End, Ossett20,21
Burial 2 Feb 1887 Family Vault at Woodkirk22

Child 5: Joseph WHITAKER

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Joseph WHITAKER

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Spouse: Eliza Sophia SANDERSON

Name: Joseph WHITAKER2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Eliza Sophia SANDERSON (1816-1885)
Birth 7 Aug 1802 West Ardsley
Baptism 17 Sep 1802 (age 0) Woodkirk, Yorkshire, England23
Death 17 Oct 1884 (age 82) Palermo24

Child 6: Joshua WHITAKER

Name: Joshua WHITAKER2
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Sarah KAY (1805-1876)
Spouse 2: Anna Mary PETTY (1830-1891)
Birth 28 Aug 1804 West Ardsley, Yorks25
Baptism 17 Sep 1804 (age 0) Woodkirk, Yorkshire, England17
Death 30 Oct 1882 (age 78) Croft House, Ossett, Yorkshire26

Child 7: Benjamin WHITAKER

Name: Benjamin WHITAKER2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Caroline Kate Madeline ROE (1836-1934)
Birth 4 Feb 1809 West Ardsley, Yorkshire
Baptism 5 Mar 1809 (age 0) Woodkirk, Yorkshire, England27
Death 16 Nov 1893 (age 84) Hessle
Burial Hessle Cemetery

Note on Husband: Joseph WHITAKER - shared note

source for baptism: IGI film 084006

 

Source

Robert Whitaker: Whitaker of Hesley and Palermo: London 1907 quotes

information from a Family Bible in possession of Thomas Wilks of Winchester House, Upper Tulse Hill, Brixton, which was sent to Joseph Whitaker (1802-1884) in 1877. This lists the children of Isaac & Sarah Whitaker with their dates of birth.

Note on Wife: Mary INGHAM - shared note

Source: Whitaker of Helsey & Palermo with dates written in by Joshua Whitaker.

 

In Woodkirk in 1822 there was a Mary Whitaker, who was a rope maker - so she kept on with the business after her husband died.

 

Her will:

 

This is the will of me Mary Whitaker of Ossett in the parish of Dewsbury in the county of York widow I give and bequeath unto Alexandrena Mary Whitaker and Sophia Whitaker the two eldest daughters of my son Joseph Whitaker of Palermo in the Island of Sicily the legacy or sum of one hundred pounds each to be paid to the said legatees respectively when and as they shall respectively attain their ages of twenty one years with all accumulations of interest in the meantime and in case either of them the said Alexandrena Mary Whitaker and Sophia Whitaker shall depart this life under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful issue her surviving then I direct the legacyof her so dying with such accumulations of interest as aforesaid shall go to and be payable to the survivor of them and in case both of them the said Alexandrena Mary Whitaker and Sophia Whitaker shall depart this life under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful issue them surviving then I direct that the said legacies of one hundred pounds shall be paid to such other of the daughter or daughters (if any) of my said son Joseph Was shall live to attain twenty one if more than one share and share alike and if no such last mentioned daughters shall live to attain that age then I direct that the same legacies and accumulations shall go to and be paid to the legal personal representatives by the laws of England of the survivor of them the said Alexandrena Mary Whitaker and Sophia Whitaker to who I bequeath the same accordingly I give and bequeath unto Mary Elizabeth the daughter of my son John Whitaker the legacy of sum of five hundred pounds and to Emma Whitaker, William Ingham Whitaker and Joseph Whitaker the daughter and sons of my said son John Whitaker the legacy or sum of four hundred pounds each to be paid to them respectively when they attain their respective ages of twenty one years with all accumulations of interest in the meantime And in case any of my said lastly mentioned grandchildren Mary Elizabeth Whitaker Emma Whitaker, William Ingham Whitaker and Joseph Whitaker shall depart this life under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful issue her him or them surviving then I direct that the legacy or legacies of her him or them so dying as last aforesaid shall go to and be paid to the survivors or survivor of them my said lastly mentioned grandchildren in equal shares and to any lawful issue of such of them as shall be then dead such issue taking only their parent?s share if more than one then share and share alike And in the meantime and until my said Grandchildren above mentioned shall attain his or her age of twenty one years I direct that my trustees and executors hereinafter mentioned or the survivor of them or their executors administrators or assigns of such survivor shall lay out and invest his her and their legacy or respective legacies on Government real or other sufficient security in England and accumulate the interest that may arise or be produced from each legacy for the benefit of the legatee thereof until his or her legacy becomes payable as hereuntofore by me directed And as to all the residue and remainder of my personal estate and effects I give bequeath the same and every part thereof unto such of my sons as shall be living at the time of my decease if more than one share and share alike but if only one then living then the whole to such son his executors administrators or assigns And I appoint my sons Isaac Whitaker of the town and County of Kingston upon Hull Sail Cloth Manufacturer and Joshua Whitaker of Ossett aforesaid Maltster Trustees and Executors of this my will Provided and I hereby declare that my trustees and executors shall only be answerable for their respective wilful defaults and not for the other of them of for the acts receipts or defaults of the other of them and that they may reimburse themselves and himself all costs and expenses incurred in or in relation to my will or the trusts thereof and lastly revoking all former wills I declare this to be my last will In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four Mary Whitaker Signed by the said Mary Whitaker the Testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as Witnesses Jno Greaves Solr Dewsbury Samuel Hemingway Servant to Mr Whitaker Ossett.

 

Codicil This is a codicil to the Will of me the above named Mary Whitaker whereby I give and bequeath to the Executors named in my Will the sum of One hundred pounds to be paid and applied by them in the education and bringing up of my Granddaughter Mary Elizabeth the daughter of my son John Whitaker in such sums and at such times as they may think proper And in case of her death before the same sum shall be fully paid then the remainder thereof shall lapse It being my intention that the same shall be paid in finishing her education in the same manner in which she is now educated Also I give and bequeath unto my Niece Susannah Bates Spinster who resides with me the legacy or sum of Two hundred pounds to be paid by me Executors at the end of twelve calendar months from my decease And I confirm my said will in every respect not hereby altered or revoked In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Seventh day April one thousand eight hundred and forty five Mary Whitaker Signed and published by the said Testratrix Mary Whitaker as and for a Codicil to her will above written in the presence of us present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses Sarah Chappel servant to Mrs Whitaker Jno Greaves Solr Dewsbury Passed 28 June 1845.

Sources

1Robert Sanderson Whitaker, "Whitaker of Hesley and Palermo" (Name: Name: London, Mitchell Hughes and Clarke, 140 Wardour Street, London W. 1907;;). 81.
Text From Source: Extract from register of Dewsbury Parish Church made 7 Oct 1865 by Arthur Drummond Wilkins, vicar of Dewsbury
2"File (merged): C:\Users\ACER\Documents\Family Historian Projects\Current Richards Tree 26 June 2013 (2)\Current Richards Tree 26 June 2013 (2).fh_data\Current Richards Tree 26 June 2013 (2).ged". Record originated in...
3Robert Sanderson Whitaker, "Whitaker of Hesley and Palermo" (Name: Name: London, Mitchell Hughes and Clarke, 140 Wardour Street, London W. 1907;;). 4 and 13.
Text From Source: 13 is Pedigree of Whitaker
4The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Name: Name: Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 5, 2003;;). Batch C041641; source call 0840006; printout 6910001.
Text From Source: Computer Printout of Woodkirk, Yorks 1652-1812
NAME NAME Family History Library ADDR 35 N West Temple Street CONT.
5"Memorial Inscription (Woodkirk)". Text From Source: Sacred to the memory of Joseph Whitaker of Baghill who died Nov 20 1820 aged 50 years
NAME St Mary's Woodkirk, West Yorkshire ADDR EMAIL PHON.
6Federation of Family History Societies, "National Burial Index" (Name: Name: First Edition published 2001;;). Text From Source: 25 Nov 1820 Joseph Whitaker, 50 Woodkirk, St Mary
7The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Name: Name: Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 5, 2003;;). Batch C009053; source 0990586; printout 6909686.
Text From Source: Computer Printout of Dewsbury 1738-1777
NAME NAME Family History Library ADDR 35 N West Temple Street CONT.
8"Memorial Inscription (Woodkirk)". Tomb no 46.
Text From Source: To the memory of Mary Whitkaker relict of Joseph Whitaker latge of West Ardsley who departed this life at Ossett on the 19th day of April 1845 in the 75 th year of her age
NAME St Mary's Woodkirk, West Yorkshire ADDR EMAIL PHON.
9"Burke: Landed Gentry". 1965 edition page 716.
10Federation of Family History Societies, "National Burial Index" (Name: Name: First Edition published 2001;;). Text From Source: 24 April 1845 Mary WHITAKER, 74, Woodkirk, St Mary
11Robert Sanderson Whitaker, "Whitaker of Hesley and Palermo" (Name: Name: London, Mitchell Hughes and Clarke, 140 Wardour Street, London W. 1907;;). 13.
Text From Source: Pedigree of Whitaker
12"Woodkirk Bishops Transcripts". Baptisms 1796.
Text From Source: Feb 15 William Ingham son of Joseph & Mary Whitaker
NAME Original is in Borthwick Library, York ADDR EMAIL PHON. Call Number: 0990781.
13"Memorial Inscription (Woodkirk)". Text From Source: Also William Ingham Whitaker son of the above who died at Palermo November 21st 1818 aged 22 years.
NAME St Mary's Woodkirk, West Yorkshire ADDR EMAIL PHON.
14The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Name: Name: Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 5, 2003;;). batch no C041641; source 0840006; printout 6910001.
Text From Source: Computer printout of Woodkirk, Yorks 1652-1812
NAME NAME Family History Library ADDR 35 N West Temple Street CONT.
15"Will of Isaac Whitaker". Text From Source: Deceased 19th day of April 1885
16"FreeBMD" (Name: Name: Published on the Internet;;). Deaths Jun 1885.
Text From Source: Whitaker Isaac 87 Sculcoates 9d 102
17The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Name: Name: Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 5, 2003;;). batch no C041641; source 0840006; printout 6910001.
Text From Source: Computer Printout of Woodkirk, Yorks 1652-1812
NAME NAME Family History Library ADDR 35 N West Temple Street CONT.
18Federation of Family History Societies, "National Burial Index" (Name: Name: First Edition published 2001;;). Woodkirk St Mary.
Text From Source: 25 Aug 1799 Mary WHITAKER
19"1851 census". Text From Source: Aged 50 Born West Ardsley
20"Memorial Inscription (Woodkirk)". Text From Source: John Whitaker late of Howley Hall ..... died January 29th 1887
NAME St Mary's Woodkirk, West Yorkshire ADDR EMAIL PHON.
21"Death Certificate". Ossett Sub-District no 389.
Text From Source: 29 January 1887, Town End Ossett John Whitaker, Male, 86 Years, Farmer, Old Age
22Federation of Family History Societies, "National Burial Index" (Name: Name: First Edition published 2001;;). Woodkirk St Mary.
Text From Source: 2 Feb 1887 John WHITAKER 86 Yorks W/R Woodkirk St Mary
23"Woodkirk Bishops Transcripts". Baptisms 1802.
Text From Source: Sept 17 Joseph son of Joseph and Mary Whitaker Roper
NAME Original is in Borthwick Library, York ADDR EMAIL PHON. Call Number: 0990781.
24"1837online.com". GRO Consular Death Index 1849-1965.
Text From Source: Deaths 1881-1885 Whitaker, Joseph, Palermo, Vol 7 Page 1178
25"1871 census". Text From Source: Place of Birth West Ardsley, Yorks
26"Death Certificate". Dewsbury, Ossett no 79.
Text From Source: Thirtieth October 1882 at Croft House, Ossett Joshua Whitaker, male 78 years Justice of the Peace Esquire "Decay of Nature" Informant William Carr, nephew, Gomersal House, Gomersal (3 Nov 1882)
27"Woodkirk Bishops Transcripts". Baptisms 1809.
Text From Source: March 5 Benjamin son of Joseph and Mary Whitaker Roper
NAME Original is in Borthwick Library, York ADDR EMAIL PHON. Call Number: 0990781.