G2: 1797 Thomas Gerry & Ann Brook

This page provides details on the following Gerry Family descendants:

Back to G1: John Gerry 1755-1825 & Elizabeth Parsons

  • G2: Thomas Gerry 1797-1870 & Ann Brook
    • G3: James Gerry 1825-1898 & Lavinia Cornish
      • G4: Mary Ann Gerry 1853-1925
      • G4: Emma Gerry 1854-1949 & William Brown
        • G5: Beatrice Lucy Brown 1885-1922 & Thomas Hallett
          • G6: Sybill Margaret Hallett 1915-2009 & Arthur Piper
        • G5: Charles Alexander Brown 1887-1906
        • G5: Florence Annie Brown 1889-1930 & Sidney Day
          • G6: Allan William Day 1914-2013 & Dorothy Shields
          • G6: Joan Day 1922-2014
          • G6: Betty Day 1922
        • G5: William Brown 1894-1917
      • G4: Elizabeth Gerry 1857-1889
      • G4: Fanny Gerry 1858-1945 & John Bartholomew
        • G5: Maud Bartholomew 1882-1968 & Robert Acford
        • G5: James Bartholomew 1884-1954 & Lily Smale
          • G6: Doris Bartholomew 1909-1980 & Charles Shortridge
        • G5: Nellie Bartholomew 1889
        • G5: Jane Bale 1892-1906
        • G5: John Bale 1894-1982 & Moss Mary Prance
        • G5: Lavinia Bale 1897-1971 & Horace Northwood
        • G5: William Bale 1899-1967 & Florence Chudleigh
      • G4: Lucy Gerry 1861-1937 & Frederick Shortridge
      • G4: Ellen Gerry 1865 & John Tucker
      • G4: Rosa Gerry 1869-1948
    • G3: Mary Gerry 1835-1909 & Joseph Rattenbury
    • G3: William Gerry 1836-1889
    • G3: Richard Gerry 1839-1899
    • G3: Thomas Gerry 1842-1926
    • G3: Samuel Gerry in 1846

G2: Thomas Gerry 1797-1870 & Ann Brook

Thomas Gerry was born in 1797 in Ashwater, Devon, England. He was the fifth child of John Gerry and Elizabeth Parsons.  

He married Ann Brook on March 29, 1824, in Holsworthy, Devon, England. They had six children in 22 years, James Gerry 1825-1898; Mary Gerry 1835-1909;  William Gerry 1836-1889: Richard Gerry 1839-1899; Thomas Gerry 1842-1926 and Samuel Gerry in 1846.

Thomas Gerry died in April 1870 in Holsworthy, Devon, England, at the age of 73. Ann died in September 1884 in Holsworthy, Devon, England, having lived a long life of 79 years.

 

G3: James Gerry 1825-1898 & Lavinia Cornish

James Gerry was born on April 24, 1825, in Holsworthy, Devon, England. He was the first child of Thomas Gerry and Ann Brook.

He married Lavinia Cornish and they had seven children together, Mary Gerry 1853-1925; Emma Gerry 1854-1949; Elizabeth Gerry 1857-1889; Fanny Gerry 1858-1945; Lucy Gerry 1861-1937; Ellen Gerry 1865 and Rosa Gerry 1869-1948.

They lived their whole life in the Devon area. James died on May 21, 1898, in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 73. Lavinia died in June 1896 in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 67.

 

G4: Mary Ann Gerry 1853-1925

Mary A Gerry was born in March 1853 in Holsworthy, Devon, England. She was the first child of James Gerry and Lavinia Cornish.

Mary never married and she died in September 1925 in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 72.

 

G4: Emma Gerry 1854-1949 & William Brown

Emma Gerry was born on October 3, 1854, in Holsworthy, Devon, England. She was the second child of James Gerry and Lavinia Cornish.

She married William Alexander Brown in July 1884 in Christchurch, Hampshire, England. They had four children during their marriage, Beatrice Lucy Brown 1885-1922; Charles Alexander Brown 1887-1906; Florence Annie Brown 1889-1930 and William Brown 1894-1917.

Emma died on March 12, 1949, in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, at the age of 94. William died in February 1945 in Cyril, Oklahoma, USA, at the age of 91.

 

G5: Beatrice Lucy Brown 1885-1922 & Thomas Hallett

Beatrice Lucy Brown was born on June 18, 1885, in Christchurch, Hampshire, England. She was the first child of Emma Gerry and William Brown.

She married Thomas Adolphus Hallett in October 1914. They had one child during their marriage, Sybill Margaret Hallett 1915-2009.

Beatrice died on August 28, 1922, in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, at the age of 37. Thomas died as a young father on April 16, 1917, in Amesbury, Wiltshire, England, at the age of 32.

 

G6: Sybill Margaret Hallett 1915-2009 & Arthur Piper

Sybil Margaret Hallett was born on June 6, 1915, in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England. Sybil lost her father when she was less than 2 years old and also lost her mother when she was 7 years old.

She married Arthur Vincent Piper on May 4, 1940, in her hometown. Sybil died on November 28, 2009, in Taunton, Somerset, England, at the age of 94. Arthur died less than 2 months later on January 2, 2010, in Wellington, Somerset, England, at the age of 94.

 

G5: Charles Alexander Brown 1887-1906

Charles Alexander Brown was born in 1887 in Hampshire, England. He was the second child of Emma Gerry and William Brown.

He died in October 1906 in Christchurch, Hampshire, England, at the age of 19.

 

G5: Florence Annie Brown 1889-1930 & Sidney Day

Florence Annie Brown was born on October 1, 1889, in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England. She was the third child of Emma Gerry and William Brown.

She married Alfred Sidney Herbert Day on September 18, 1912, in Toronto, Ontario. They had three children during their marriage, Allan William Day 1914-2013; Joan Day 1922-2014 and Betty Day 1922.

Florence died on October 26, 1930, in York, Ontario, at the age of 41. We do not have a death date for Alfred.

 

G6: Allan William Day 1914-2013 & Dorothy Shields

When Allan William Stanley Day was born on February 8, 1914, in Toronto, Ontario, his father, Alfred, was 26 and his mother, Florence, was 24.

He married Dorothy Shields on April 5, 1936, in Burlington, Ontario. Allan died on December 27, 2013, in Halton, Ontario, at the age of 99. Dorothy died in 1973 in Oakville, Ontario, at the age of 56.

 

G6: Joan Day 1922-2014

When Joan Day and her twin sister Betty were born in 1922 in Ontario, their father, Alfred, was 35 and their mother, Florence, was 33. She had one brother and one sister. She died on October 9, 2014, in Newmarket, Ontario, at the age of 92.

 

G6: Betty Day 1922

When Betty Day and her twin sister Joan were born in 1922 in Ontario, their father, Alfred, was 35 and their mother, Florence, was 33. She lost her mother when she was only 8 years old. She had one brother and one sister.

 

G5: William Brown 1894-1917

When William Brown was born in 1894 in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, his father, William, was 41 and his mother, Emma, was 40. He had one brother and two sisters.

He was the fourth child of Emma Gerry and William Brown. He was killed in action during the First World War on December 30, 1917, in France at the age of 23.

 

G4: Elizabeth Gerry 1857-1889

When Elizabeth Gerry was born in 1857, her father, James, was 32, and her mother, Lavinia, was 28. She was the third child of James Gerry and Lavinia Cornish. She had six sisters.

Elizabeth died in 1889 in North Carolina, USA, at the age of 32.

 

G4: Fanny Gerry 1858-1945 & John Bartholomew

Fanny Gerry was born on October 31, 1858, in Holsworthy, Devon, England. She was the fourth child of James Gerry and Lavinia Cornish.

She married John Hobbs Bartholomew and they had three children together, Maud Bartholomew 1882-1968; James Bartholomew 1884-1954 and Nellie Bartholomew 1889.

John Bartholomew died in 1889 and Fanny then married William Henry Bale. They had four children together, Jane Bale 1892-1906; John Bale 1894-1982; Lavinia Bale 1896-1971 and William Bale 1898-1967.

Fanny died in December 1945 in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 87. William died on November 21, 1927, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, at the age of 65.

 

G5: Maud Bartholomew 1882-1968 & Robert Acford

Maud Bartholomew was born in April 1882 in Bideford, Devon, England. She was the first child of Fanny Gerry and John Bartholomew.

She married Robert Henry Acford in April 1906 in her hometown. They had three children during their marriage, Robert Henry Acford 1908-1989; Lavinia Maud Acford 1909-2005 and Winnifred Acford 1911-2000.

Maud died in December 1968 in Plymouth, Devon, England, at the age of 86. Robert died on April 25, 1940, at the age of 60.

 

G5: James Bartholomew 1884-1954 & Lily Smale

James Henry Bartholomew was born in 1884 in Bideford, Devon, England. He was the second child of Fanny Gerry and John Bartholomew.

He married Lily Louisa Smale in October 1908 in his hometown. They had one child during their marriage, Doris 1909-1980.

James died on January 6, 1954, in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 70.

 

G6: Doris Bartholomew 1909-1980 & Charles Shortridge

When Doris Bartholomew was born on July 3, 1909, in Bideford, Devon, England, her father, James Bartholomew, was 25, and her mother, Lily Smale, was 22.

She married Charles W Shortridge in July 1934 in her hometown. They had three children, Jeffery Shortridge; Lynn Shortridge and Charles Shortridge.

Doris died on June 18, 1980, in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 70. Charles died in 1993 at the age of 84.

 

G5: Nellie Bartholomew 1889

Nellie Bartholomew was born in 1889 in Bideford, Devon, England. She was the third child of Fanny Gerry and John Bartholomew.

She had three brothers and three sisters.

 

G5: Jane Bale 1892-1906

Jane Bale was born in June 1892 in Bideford, Devon, England. She was the first child of Fanny Gerry and William Bale.

She had three brothers and three sisters. She died as a teenager in September 1906 in her hometown.

 

G5: John Bale 1894-1982 & Moss Mary Prance

John Bale was born on October 20, 1894, in Bideford, Devon, England. He was the second child of Fanny Gerry and William Bale.

He married Moss Mary Prance in January 1922 in Holsworthy, Devon, England. He then married Henrietta J Heal in October 1925 in Bideford, Devon, England.

John died on May 12, 1982, in Holsworthy, Devon, England, at the age of 87.

 

G5: Lavinia Bale 1897-1971 & Horace Northwood

Lavinia M Bale was born on September 29, 1896, in Bideford, Devon, England. She was the third child of Fanny Gerry and William Bale.

She married Horace Northwood in October 1923 in her hometown.

Lavinia died on September 14, 1971, in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 74. Horace died on April 10, 1956, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, at the age of 61.

 

G5: William Bale 1899-1967 & Florence Chudleigh

William Bale was born in October 1898 in Bideford, Devon, England. He was the fourth child of Fanny Gerry and William Bale.

He married Florence Maud Chudleigh in December 1948 in his hometown. William died in September 1967 in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 68. Florence died in September 1989 in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 78.

 

G4: Lucy Gerry 1861-1937 & Frederick Shortridge

When Lucy Gerry was born on January 20, 1861, in Holsworthy, Devon, England, her father, James, was 35, and her mother, Lavinia, was 32. She was the fifth child of James Gerry and Lavinia Cornish.

She married Frederick Richard Shortridge in Oct 1884 and they had three sons and three daughters, Mabel Shortridge 1889-1896; Ethel Shortridge 1892-1961; Alice Shortridge 1893-1968; Walter James Shortridge 1895-1902; Alfred Edward Shortridge 1898-1973 and William Frank Shortridge 1901-1974.

Lucy died on July 29, 1937, in Devon, England, at the age of 76. Frederick died in April 1909 in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 49.

 

G4: Ellen Gerry 1865 & John Tucker

Ellen Gerry was born in September 1865 in Holsworthy, Devon, England, her father, James, was 40, and her mother, Lavinia, was 36. She was the sixth child of James Gerry and Lavinia Cornish.

Ellen was a school teacher. She married John M Tucker on April 4, 1891, in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. She had six sisters.

We do not have any further information on this family.

 

G4: Rosa Gerry 1869-1948

Rosa Gerry was born in January 1869 in Holsworthy, Devon, England. She was the seventh child of James Gerry and Lavinia Cornish.

She had six sisters. She died on December 1, 1948, in Bideford, Devon, England, at the age of 79.

 

G3: Mary Gerry 1835-1909 & Joseph Rattenbury

Mary Gerry was born in 1835 in Holsworthy, Devon, England. She was the second child of Thomas Gerry and Ann Brook.

She married Joseph Philp Rattenbury in 1860 in Launceston, Cornwall, England. They had five children during their marriage, Jane Rattenbury 1861-1932; Mary Ann Rattenbury 1862-1937; Grace Rattenbury 1864-1944; Bessie Rattenbury 1868-1957 and Annie Gerry Rattenbury 1868-1953.

Mary died in July 1909 in Plymouth, Devon, England, at the age of 74. Joseph died in 1904 in Plymouth, Devon, England, at the age of 73.

 

G3: William Gerry 1836-1889

William Gerry was born in 1836 in Holsworthy, Devon, England. He was the third child of Thomas Gerry and Ann Brook.

He had four brothers and one sister. He emigrated to the USA and died on November 2, 1889, in Sac City, Iowa, USA, at the age of 53.

 

G3: Richard Gerry 1839-1899

Richard Gerry was born in 1839 in Holsworthy, Devon, England. He was the fourth child of Thomas Gerry and Ann Brook.

He had four brothers and one sister. He died on August 27, 1899, in his hometown at the age of 60.

 

G3: Thomas Gerry 1842-1926

Thomas Gerry was born in 1842 in Ashwater, Devon, England. He was the fifth child of Thomas Gerry and Ann Brook.

He had four brothers and one sister. He died on October 8, 1926, in Canada at the age of 84.

 

G3: Samuel Gerry in 1846

Samuel Gerry was born in 1846 in Holsworthy, Devon, England. He was the sixth child of Thomas Gerry and Ann Brook.

He had four brothers and one sister. No other information is available at this time.