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Captain John Weller, RN

Captain John Weller, RN

Male Abt 1688 - 1752  (~ 64 years)

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  • Name John Weller  [1, 2
    Title Captain 
    Suffix RN 
    Born Abt 1688 
    Christened 12 Aug 1688  St Leonard's, Deal, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Bequest Abt 5 Jan 1689/90  [4
    In his father, Tobias's nuncupative will 
    • He was left £300 for when he came of age.
    Name John Wellard  [3
    Occupation Abt 1706  [5
    Mariner 
    Residence Abt 1706  Deal, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation Aft 7 Apr 1721  [1
    Captain in the Royal Navy 
    Occupation Abt 1739  [6
    Commander of His Majesty's Yacht 
    Residence Kingsgate House, Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 27 Dec 1752  [1, 2
    Buried 1 Jan 1753  Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I2383  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Tobias Weller,   b. Abt 1654,   d. Jan 1689/90  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Culmer,   b. 20 Aug 1659 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1681  Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Marriage License 29 Dec 1681  [8
    • The licence for the marriage of Tobias Weller of Deal, grocer, aged 27, and Mary Culmer, aged 22, was issued for a ceremony at Sholden or Ringwould in Deal, Kent.
    Family ID F537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Vaux,   b. Abt 1684 
    Marriage License 23 Apr 1706  Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Doctors Commons, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • John Weller was not exactly truthful in the allegation he signed as an application for his marriage licence. He claimed to be over 21 years old - but was closer to 19. He also stated that both his bride's parents were dead so she required no-one's consent. In fact, although her father had recently died, her mother was to live for another 17 years.
    Married 24 Apr 1706  St Mary Abbots, Kensington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    +1. Mary Weller  [natural]
     2. Alexander Weller,   b. Abt 1714  [natural]
    +3. Betty Weller,   c. 22 Oct 1716, Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803  (Age ~ 86 years)  [natural]
     4. Lucy Weller,   c. 14 Oct 1717, Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Tobias Weller,   b. Bef 1718  [natural]
     6. John Weller,   b. Abt 1718,   d. 1772  (Age ~ 54 years)  [natural]
     7. Lydia Jane Weller,   c. 26 Oct 1720, Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Charlotte Weller,   c. 2 Nov 1721, Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. George Weller,   c. 18 May 1723, Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +10. Nicholas Weller,   b. 1724, Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1774, Calcutta, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     11. Joan Weller,   c. 7 Nov 1725, Rolvenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Dawson 
    Married 22 Feb 1747/48  St Anne's, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
    +1. Arabella Weller,   b. Abt 1752, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841  (Age ~ 89 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1518  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1706 - Deal, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S23] County genealogies : pedigrees of the families of the county of Kent, collected from the heraldic visitations and other authentic manuscripts in the British Museum, and in the possession of private individuals, and from the information of the present resident families, William Berry (1774-1851), (London : Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1830;), pp.46-47 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S347] Churchyard Monumental Inscriptions - Rolvenden, Kent, Leland L Duncan, (Kent Archaeological Society (http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/MIs/MIsRolvenden/01.htm);).

    3. [S276] Information from Noël Siver, citing St Leonard's, Deal parish register seen at the Society of Genealogists, baptism 12 Aug 1688 John WELLARD, s. of Tobias & My. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S456] Will, Tobias Weller, (recorded on about 5 January 1689/90 and proved in the Consistory Court of Canterbury on 14 April 1690, transcribed by Noël Siver on 17 February 2001 from the registered copy of the will held by the Centre of Kentish Studies (microfilm number PRC 32, Book 56, folio 63);).

    5. [S336] Marriage Licence Allegations, Faculty Office 1701-1850.
      23d Aprilis 1706
      Which day appear'd p[er]sonally John Weller of Deale in the County of Kent Mariner aged above twenty one yeares and a Batchelor and alleged that he intendeth to marry with Elizabeth Vaux of Rygate in the County of Surrey Spins__ aged about twenty two yeares and at her owne dispos__ her parents being Dead........ to be married in ye parish Church of Kensington, St James in ___ Liberty of Westmr: or Hampstead in ye County of M___
      John Weller
      Jurat T Cooke Snr


    6. [S330] London Evening Post, (available on the British Library British Newspapers 1600-1900 website (http://access.galegroup.com);), Thursday, May 10, 1739, page 1 (Reliability: 2).
      A few Days ago Thomas Roach, Esq; was marry'd to Mrs. Lidia Jane Weller, Daughter of John Weller, Esq; Commander of his Majesty's Yacht, a young Lady of Merit, Beauty and Fortune.

    7. [S304] Parish Registers - Vol 3, Incorporating the Mary Wigan Transcripts, The Kent Family History Society, (KFHS CD-ROM 12, including Benenden (C 1558-1906, M 1578-1836, B 1558-1906), Cranbrook (C 1559-1812, M 1559-1837, B 1559-1812) and Rolvenden (C 1558-1840, M 1558-1840, B 1558-1840);), burial of John Weller Esq (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S276] Information from Noël Siver, citing Canterbury Marriage Licences, Fourth Series, 1677-1700, “Weller, Tobias, of Deal, grocer, ba., 27, and Mary Culmer, s. p., spr., 22. At Sholden or Ringwould. Dec. 29, 1681.” (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S192] FamilyHistoryOnline - Pay-per-view databases for England and Wales, Federation of Family History Societies, (www.familyhistoryonline.net;), West Middlesex Marriage Index: marriage of John Weller and Elizabeth Vaux, 24 Apr 1706, Kensington (St Mary Abbots) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), marriage of John Weller and Catherine Dawson, 22 Feb 1747, St Anne's, Dublin (patron submitted) (Reliability: 1).