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Mathias Metcalfe Close1855

Name
Mathias Metcalfe Close
Birth 1855 28 33
Note: Illegitimate. His parents never married, but his mother had a habit of using the father's surname as a Christian name.
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Birth Index

Note: Mathias Metcalfe Close (1855) Birth Index

Baptism 22 February 1855
Baptism of a half-brotherEdmund Lister Close
17 December 1855
Birth of a sisterMargaret Metcalfe Close
about 1857 (Age 2 years)
Note: Illegitimate. Her parents never married, but her mother had a habit of using the father's surname as a Christian name.
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Birth Index

Note: Margaret Metcalfe Close (1857) Birth Index

Baptism of a sisterMargaret Metcalfe Close
26 April 1857 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterEmma Metcalfe Close
29 December 1858 (Age 3 years)
Note: Illegitimate. Her parents never married, but her mother had a habit of using the father's surname as a Christian name.
Baptism of a sisterEmma Metcalfe Close
6 February 1859 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterRose Metcalfe Close
28 July 1860 (Age 5 years)
Note: Illegitimate. Her parents never married, but her mother had a habit of using the father's surname as a Christian name.
Baptism of a sisterRose Metcalfe Close
22 October 1860 (Age 5 years)
Census 1861 1861 (Age 6 years)
Note: Living with parents and family at Mallerstang, Westmorland
Birth of a brotherPark Metcalfe Close
1862 (Age 7 years)
Note: Illegitimate. His parents never married, but his mother had a habit of using the father's surname as a Christian name.
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Birth Index

Note: Park Metcalfe Close (1862) Birth Index

Baptism of a brotherPark Metcalfe Close
29 July 1862 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherEdgar Metcalfe Close
about 1864 (Age 9 years)
Note: Illegitimate. His parents never married, but his mother had a habit of using the father's surname as a Christian name.
Baptism of a brotherEdgar Metcalfe Close
21 May 1864 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Metcalfe Close
1866 (Age 11 years)
Note: Illegitimate. His parents never married, but his mother had a habit of using the father's surname as a Christian name.
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Birth Index

Note: George Metcalfe Close (1866) Birth Index

Baptism of a brotherGeorge Metcalfe Close
15 September 1866 (Age 11 years)
Census 1871 1871 (Age 16 years)
Note: Living with parents and family at Mallerstang, Westmorland

Marriage of a half-siblingJohn MarkhamAgatha Park CloseView this family
1872 (Age 17 years)
Note: Never actually married.
Marriage of a half-siblingUnknown WoodAgatha Park CloseView this family
after 1871 (Age 16 years)

Note: Never actually married.
Marriage of a siblingAlbert HawkinsNanny Metcalfe CloseView this family
1873 (Age 18 years)
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Marriage Index

Note: Albert Hawkins (1850) Marriage Index


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Marriage Index

Note: Nanny Metcalfe Close (1852) Marriage Index

Marriage of a siblingWilliam HinmanMargaret Metcalfe CloseView this family
1879 (Age 24 years)
Note: She married as Margaret Metcalfe.
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Marriage Index

Note: William Hinman (1855) Marriage Index


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Marriage Index

Note: Margaret Metcalfe Close (1857) Marriage Index

Marriage of a siblingHenry HodgsonRose Metcalfe CloseView this family
after 3 April 1881 (Age 26 years)
Note: She married as Rose Metcalfe
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Marriage Index

Note: Henry Hosgson (1858) Marriage Index


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Marriage Index

Note: Rose Metcalfe Close (1860) Marriage Index

Census 1881 1881 (Age 26 years)
Note: Living as a farm servant to the Town family at Mallerstang, Westmorland.

Note after 1881 (Age 26 years)

Note: Not sure what happened to him after that. There is a record of a Mathias Metcalfe on the New York passenger lists, and a Mathias M Close living in Aurora, South Dakota in the 1900 US Federal Census.
Marriage of a half-siblingEdmund Lister CloseMary CalvertView this family
1883 (Age 28 years)
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Marriage Index

Note: Edmund Lister Close (1850) Marriage Index


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Marriage Index

Note: Mary Calvert (1861) Marriage Index

Marriage of a half-siblingWilliam TaylorAgatha Park CloseView this family
after 1883 (Age 28 years)

Note: Never actually married
Marriage of a siblingEdgar Metcalfe CloseRachel CannonView this family
1886 (Age 31 years)
Note: He married as Edgar Metcalfe.
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Marriage Index

Note: Edgar Metcalfe Close (1864) Marriage Index


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Marriage Index

Note: Rachel Cannon (1868) Marriage Index

Marriage of a siblingGeorge WrightEmma Metcalfe CloseView this family
1889 (Age 34 years)
Note: She was married as Emma Metcalfe.
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Marriage Index

Note: George Wright (1867) Marriage Index


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Marriage Index

Note: Emma Metcalfe Close (1858 Marriage Index

Death of a fatherMatthew Metcalfe
between 1881 and 1891 (Age 26 years)

Marriage of a siblingGeorge Metcalfe CloseSusannah SmithView this family
1896 (Age 41 years)
Note: He married as George Metcalfe.
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Marriage Index

Note: George Metcalfe Close (1866) Marriage Index


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Marriage Index

Note: Susannah Smith (1876) Marriage Index

Death of a half-sisterAgatha Park Close
1898 (Age 43 years)
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Death Index

Note: Agatha Park Close (1847) Death Index

Death of a brotherPark Metcalfe Close
1900 (Age 45 years)
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Death Index

Note: Park Metcalfe Close (1862) Death Index

Death of a motherMary Close
between 1891 and 1901 (Age 36 years)

Birth
Illegitimate. His parents never married, but his mother had a habit of using the father's surname as a Christian name.
Census 1861
Living with parents and family at Mallerstang, Westmorland
Census 1871
Living with parents and family at Mallerstang, Westmorland
Census 1881
Living as a farm servant to the Town family at Mallerstang, Westmorland. Note that he's dropped the "Close" surname by this stage.
Note
Not sure what happened to him after that. There is a record of a Mathias Metcalfe on the New York passenger lists, and a Mathias M Close living in Aurora, South Dakota in the 1900 US Federal Census.
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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: after 1851
2 years
elder sister
1861 CensusNanny Metcalfe Close
Birth: 1852 25 30Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Baptism: 17 October 1852 25 30Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Residence: after 1873Brotton, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Yorkshire, England
Death: 26 February 1932Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Burial: 2 March 1932All Saints Cemetery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
4 years
himself
1861 CensusMathias Metcalfe Close
Birth: 1855 28 33Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Baptism: 22 February 1855 28 33Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
1861 CensusEmma Metcalfe Close
Birth: 29 December 1858 31 36Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Baptism: 6 February 1859 32 37Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
19 months
younger sister
1861 CensusRose Metcalfe Close
Birth: 28 July 1860 33 38Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Baptism: 22 October 1860 33 38Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
2 years
younger brother
1871 Census (page 1)Park Metcalfe Close
Birth: 1862 35 40Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Baptism: 29 July 1862 35 40Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Death: 1900Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
1871 Census (page 1)George Metcalfe Close
Birth: 1866 39 44Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Baptism: 15 September 1866 39 44Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Mother’s family with Unknown Lister - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: after 1847
4 years
half-brother
1851 CensusEdmund Lister Close
Birth: 1850 28Silsden, Keighley, Yorkshire, England
Baptism: 17 December 1855 33Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, England
Mother’s family with Unknown Park - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: after 1841
7 years
half-sister

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