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Eleanor Jacob Tapp Poynter (1786-1837)

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Baptised 13 Jan 1786 • Dorchester, Dorset, England1Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue 11Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771-1812’, Dorset Online ...continue
Married 2 Jun 1805 • Dorchester, Dorset, England2Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue
Married 28 Dec 1817 • Dorchester, Dorset, England3Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921’, ...continue
Died 22 Jan 1837 • Dorchester, Dorset, England4Anon., ‘Births, Marriages and Deaths.’, Sherborne Mercury, 30 January 1837, p. 3, c. 6, ...continue
Buried 29 Jan 1837 • Dorchester, Dorset, England5Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010’, ...continue 6Tony Higgins and Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms All Saints Church 1813-1838’, ...continue


Biography
 
Eleanor was the daughter of John Summers Jacob (1754-1837) and Amey Pitfield (1763-1850). She was baptised on 13 January 1786 at Holy Trinity.7Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue 8Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771-1812’, Dorset Online ...continue
 
Eleanor was a minor (aged 19) when she married William Tapp (1776-1816) by licence at Holy Trinity in Dorchester on 2 June 1805.9Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue Eleanor’s father, John, was a witness. They both signed their names. Eleanor and William had the following known children:10Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may ...continue

  1. John Tapp (1807-1860)
  2. Mary Tapp (1816-1820)

William died in 1816 at the age of 40 when their daughter Mary was only a few months old.12Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010’, ...continue Mary would die at the age of four in 1820.13Michael Russell, ‘Fordington St George’s Church Burials 1813-1836’, Dorset Online ...continue
 
Eleanor remarried at the end of the following year. On 28 December 1817, she wed Richard Poynter (1790-1856) by licence at All Saints in Dorchester.14Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921’, ...continue Their union was witnessed by Eleanor’s father and her sister, Mary Jacob (1791-1878). Poynter was often transcribed as Pointer on contemporary records. Eleanor and Richard had the following known children:15Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may ...continue

  1. Richard Poyter (bap.1820-)
  2. Eleanor Poynter Osbaldiston (1820-1872)
  3. George David Poynter (1823-1850)
  4. James Poynter (1825-1884)
  5. Mary Janet Poynter (1833-1921)

Eleanor died on 22 January 1837 at Dorchester. Her age was recorded as 49 but she was, in fact, at least 51.16Anon., ‘Births, Marriages and Deaths.’, Sherborne Mercury, 30 January 1837, p. 3, c. 6, ...continue 17Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue She was interred a week later at All Saints, Dorchester.18Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010’, ...continue 19Tony Higgins and Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms All Saints Church 1813-1838’, ...continue
 
To be continued…20This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.


External links
 
Eleanor Jacob at FamilySearch21The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘Eleanor Jacob’, FamilySearch, n.d., ...continue


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1, 7, 17. Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812’, Baptism of Eleanor Jacob, 13 January 1786, Holy Trinity, Dorchester, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/DO(HT):RE1/4, p. not recorded, line 1, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 16 May 2020.
2, 9. Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812’, Marriage of William Tapp and Eleanor Jacob, 2 June 1805, Holy Trinity, Dorchester, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/DO(HT): RE3/2, p. not recorded, No. 7, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 16 May 2020.
3, 14. Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921’, Marriage of Richard Poynter and Elanor Tapp, 28 December 1817, All Saints, Dorchester, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/DO(AS): RE3/2, p. 10, No. 28, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2241, accessed 16 May 2020.
4, 16. Anon., ‘Births, Marriages and Deaths.’, Sherborne Mercury, 30 January 1837, p. 3, c. 6, https://link-gale-com.ezproxy.sl.nsw.gov.au/apps/doc/IS3245204552/BNCN?u=slnsw_public&sid=BNCN&xid=5b899c5b, accessed 11 June 2020.
5, 18. Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010’, Burial of Elinor Poynter, 29 January 1837, All Saints, Dorchester, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/DO(AS): RE4/1, p. 47, No. 371, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242, accessed 16 May 2020.
6, 19. Tony Higgins and Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms All Saints Church 1813-1838’, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, November 1993, updated July 2005, https://www.opcdorset.org/fordingtondorset/Files2/BurialsAS1814.html, accessed 10 May 2020.
8, 11. Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771-1812’, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, September 2010, updated April 2020, https://www.opcdorset.org/fordingtondorset/Files2/HolyTrinityBaptisms1771.html, accessed 10 May 2020.
10, 15. Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may not have survived.
12. Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010’, Burial of William Tapp, 3 April 1816, Fordington, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/FOR(SG):RE4/1, p. 13, No. 100, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242, accessed 23 June 2020.
13. Michael Russell, ‘Fordington St George’s Church Burials 1813-1836’, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, 2007, updated June 2020, https://www.opcdorset.org/fordingtondorset/Files/FordingtonBurials1813-1836.html, accessed 24 June 2020.
20. This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.
21. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘Eleanor Jacob’, FamilySearch, n.d., updated 16 May 2020, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/9W8G-FHH, accessed 16 May 2020.