Descendants of Robert Sillett

 

Generation 1

1. ROBERT SILLETT was born about 1791 in Ubberston Suffolk.
He died in 1848 in Blything, Suffolk.
He married MILLICENT MOORE.
She was born on 2 Feb 1794 in St Margaret South Elmham, Suffolk.
She died in 1868 in Blything, Suffolk.

Robert Sillett and Millicent Moore had the following children:

i. JAMES SILLETT was born on 1 Apr 1819
in Ubberston Suffolk.
He died in 1881 in Cratfield, Suffolk, England.

ii. ROBERT SILLETT was born on 10 Oct 1821
in Ubberston Suffolk.
He died in 1899 in Wenhaston, Suffolk, England.

iii. MARY SILLETT was born about 1829
in Ubberston Suffolk.
She died in 1889 in Esh Winning, County Durham.

2. iv. JOHN SILLETT was born on 1 Feb 1829
in Ubberston Suffolk.
He died on 24 May 1900 in 41 South Terrace, Esh Winning, County Durham.
He married ELIZA PEARCE. She was born about 1837 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England.
She died in 1901 in Lanchester, area, County Durham.

v. PHILLIS SILLETT was born about 1831 in Ubberston Suffolk.
She died in 1895 in Leicestershire.

 

Generation 2

2. JOHN SILLETT was born on 1 Feb 1829 in Ubberston Suffolk.
He died on 24 May 1900 in 41 South Terrace, Esh Winning, County Durham.
His Will proved 6 September 1900, Durham to Eliza Sillett, Effects £83 9s 8d. (£8,959.39 today)
He married Eliza Pearce, daughter of John Pearce and Susan Dearing,
in 1854 in Auckland, County Durham.
She was born about 1837 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England.
She died in 1901 in Lanchester, area, County Durham.

Notes for John Sillett: Bap: - 24 Feb 1829
Occupation: - Coke inspector.

John Sillett and Eliza Pearce had the following children:

3. i. FREDERICK SILLETT was born on 14 Jul 1855 in Crook, County Durham.
He died in 1920 in North Union,
Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.
He married Hannah Alderson
on 7 Oct 1876 in
Crook, County Durham.
She was born in 1851
in Byers Green,
County Durham.
She died on 25 May 1927
in North Union, Fayette,
Pennsylvania, USA.

ii. MARY SILLETT was born in 1857 in Spennymoor, County Durham.
She died in 1923 in Pelton, County Durham.
She married Benjamin Harvey in 1876 in Brancepeth, County Durham.
He was born in 1851 in Camborne, Cornwall, England.
He died in 1913 in Esh Winning, County Durham.

4. iii. JOHN SILLETT was born in 1859 in Spennymoor, County Durham.
He died on 6 Dec 1926 in 1 Burnell Road, Esh Winning, County Durham.

iv. ELIZA SILLETT was born about 1861 in Crook, County Durham.

v. JAMES SILLETT was born in 1863
in Crook, County Durham.
He died on 17 May 1946 in Brisbane, Australia.
He married Sarah Honara Purchase
on 7 Dec 1892 in Brisbane, Australia.
She was born on 25 Nov 1866 in Brisbane, Australia.
She died on 29 Jun 1927 in Brisbane, Australia.

vi. GEORGE SILLETT was born in 1865
in Crook, County Durham.
He died in 1908 in Brisbane, Australia.
He married Margaret A Gill in 1885
in Brisbane, Australia.
She was born about 1865
in Waterhouses, County Durham.
She died in 1909 in Amidale, NSW, Australia.

vii. CHARLES SILLETT was born in 1868
in Crook, County Durham.
He died on 17 Jan 1909 in 54 Durham Road,
Esh Winning, County Durham.
He married Ann Coulston,
daughter of John Coulston and Ann Horn,
in 1888 in County Durham area.
She was born about 1868 in Shincliffe, County Durham.

5. viii. HARRIET SILLETT was born in 1870 in Crook, County Durham.
She married RICHARD JOHN MAWSON in 1897.

6. ix. ARTHUR SILLETT was born on 11 Apr 1874 in Lanchester, area, County Durham.
He died on 20 Oct 1955 in Vancouver, general hospital, British Columbia, Canada.
Burial: - 24 Oct 1955 Burnaby, Masonic Cemetery, Vancouver.

 

Generation 3

3. FREDERICK SILLETT was born on 14 Jul 1855 in Crook, County Durham.
He died in 1920 in North Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.
He married Hannah Alderson on 7 Oct 1876 in Crook, County Durham.
She was born in 1851 in Byers Green, County Durham.
She died on 25 May 1927 in North Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.

Frederick Sillett and Hannah Alderson had the following children:

i. ARTHUR SILLETT was born about 1878 in Crook, County Durham.

7. ii. MARY HANNAH SILLETT was born about 1881
in Spennymoor, County Durham.
She married John Ashton on 21 Oct 1903
in Trinity rectory, Fayette, Pennsylvania.
He was born about 1879
in Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.

8. iii. FRED SILLETT was born on 3 Jul 1883
in Esh Winning, Durham, England.
He married Margaret Hayes,
daughter of Joel Ashton and Louisa,
on 10 Oct 1904
in O-Court. Fayette, Pennsylvania.
She was born about 1884 in Wales.

iv. JOHN SILLETT was born about 1886
in Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.

v. ELIZA SILLETT was born about 1889 in Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.

 

4. JOHN SILLETT was born in 1859 in Crook, County Durham.
He died on 6 Dec 1926 in1 Burnell Road, Esh Winning, County Durham.
He married Annie E? She was born about 1857 in Scotland.
She died 1924 in the County Durham area.
Notes: Probate record 12 May 1927.
SILLETT John of 1 Burnell-road Esh Winning county Durham
Died 6 December 1926 Probate Durham 12 May to George Pinkney Wilkinson Joiner
and William Harvey miner Effects £270 17s 8d: = today £ 14,431.82.

John Sillett and Annie had the following children:

i. John William Sillett was born Sep 1881 in Esh Winning, County Durham.
He died on 1 Jun 1946 in 1 Burnell Road, Esh Winning, County Durham.
He married Louise Lumley, Daughter of John G Lumley and Ellen,
In 1920 in the County Durham area. She was born about 1893 in Darlington.
Notes for John William Sillett: WW1 Attestation papers in “Family Log-in” section of this site.

Probate record: 6 Jul 1946.
Sillett John William of 1 Burnell-road Esh Winning county Durham
Died I Jun 1946 Administration Durham 6 Jul to Louise Sillett widow. Effects £310 1s 10d.

ii. Charles Irvin Sillett was born about 1883 in Esh Winning, County Durham.
He died in 1926 in Newcastle upon Tyne.
He married Harriet Ethel Greathead, daughter of William Greathead and Harriett,
in 1906 in County Durham area. She was born about 1885 in Waterhouses, County Durham.
She died in 1952 in Durham Central.

iii. George Henry Sillett was born about 1889 in Esh Winning, County Durham.
He died on 28 Dec 1962 in War Memorial Hospital Carshalton Surrey.
He married Mary Ann Berry, daughter of Jacob Beck Berry and Emma Beckwith,
in 1918 in County Durham area. She was born on 13 Dec 1893 in Crook, County Durham.
She died in 1988 in Croydon, London, Surrey.
Notes: Probate record 25 Feb 1963.
SILLETT George Henry of 59 Upper Road Wellington Surrey
died 28 December 1962 at War Memorial Hospital Carshalton Surrey.
Administration Lancaster 26 February to Mary Ann Sillett widow.
Effects £579 16s.

 

5. HARRIET SILLETT was born in 1870 in Crook, County Durham.
She married RICHARD JOHN MAWSON in 1897.
He was born in 1871 in Stanhope, County Durham. Son of Matthew & Sarah Mawson
Notes for Richard John Mawson: Bap: - 28 Sep 1871 Stanhope.
Harriet & Richard with their sons, Emigrated to the U.S.A. on the 19 March 1902
From Liverpool to New York, aboard the "OCEANIC", ticket number 22579.
They settled in Pennsylvania.
Passenger listings in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.

Richard John Mawson and Harriet Sillett had the following children:

i. Frederick T Mawson was born about 1899 in Esh Winning, County Durham.

ii. John M Mawson was born about 1900 in Esh Winning, County Durham.

 

6. ARTHUR SILLETT was born on 11 Apr 1874 in Lanchester, area, County Durham.
He died on 20 Oct 1955 in Vancouver, general hospital, British Columbia, Canada.
Death certificate in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.
Also an emigration passenger list

He married Emily Elliott (daughter of David Elliott and Mary A Attley)
in 1897 in Lanchester, County Durham.
She was born on 27 Nov 1873 in Hamsteels, County Durham.
She died on 15 Jun 1942 in Nanaimo St, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.
Burial: - 17 Jun 1942 Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.
Death certificate in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.
Notes for Arthur Sillett: Occupation: - Butcher / Farmer
Arthur, Emily & Sidney George Sillett Emigrated to Canada from Liverpool
on the 7th Oct 1921 bound for Montreal ticket number 10614 aboard the "Melita".

Arthur Sillett and Emily Elliott had the following children:

i. MURIEL ELLIOTT SILLETT was born in 1899 in Brandon, County Durham.
She married Charles H Baker in 1918 in Sedgefield, County Durham.
Notes for Muriel Elliott Sillett:
Muriel E Baker (nee Sillett) returned to Liverpool from Montreal on the 13th Sep 1925
aboard the ship "Canada", with her is a Constance Dillion Baker aged 5.
(as yet I have not found out when she first emigrated to Canada)
2 passenger listings in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.

Muriel E Baker (nee Sillett) returned to Canada from Liverpool on the 21th Aug 1926 bound for Montreal ticket number 77012 aboard the "Regina", with her is a Constance Dillion Baker aged 5.

ii. ERIC ARTHUR SILLETT was born on 6 Feb 1902 in Brandon, County Durham.
He died on 15 Sep 1978 in Royal Columbian hospital,
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
Burial: - 20 Sep 1978 Burnaby, Masonic Cemetery, Vancouver.
He married Anna Christine Pflugrath,
daughter of Emanuel Pflugrath and Christina Stueckle, in 1932 in Adams County, Washington.
She was born on 22 May 1910 in Adams County, Washington.

Notes for Eric Arthur Sillett: Occupation: - Customs Officer, Federal Government.
Eric A Sillett Emigrated to Canada from Liverpool on the 12th Jun 1920 bound for Montreal
ticket number 223323 aboard the "Megantic".
Address at his Death: - #10-15391 Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock, B.C.
Death certificate in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.
Also an emigration passenger list

iii. SIDNEY GEORGE SILLETT was born in 4 Sep 1907 in Brandon, County Durham.
He died in 8 Jul 1988 in Canada.
He married Kathleen Pearl Winifred Tathwell White
(daughter of Frederick Bertrand White and Martha Harriett Davis)
on 9 Nov 1931 in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.
She was born 19 July 1913, in Swalwell, Alberta, Canada.
She died 28 August 1995, in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
Marriage certificate in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.

 

Generation 4

7. MARY HANNAH SILLETT was born about 1881 in Spennymoor, County Durham.
She married John Ashton Son of Joel Ashton and Louisa,
on 21 Oct 1903 in Trinity rectory, Fayette, Pennsylvania.
He was born about 1879 in Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.
Marriage certificate in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.

John Ashton and Mary Hannah Sillett had the following children:

i. FREDERICK ASHTON was born about 1914 in North Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.

ii. BEATRICE ASHTON was born about 1925 in North Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.

 

8. FRED SILLETT was born on 3 Jul 1883 in Esh Winning, Durham, England.
He married Margaret Hayes, Daughter of Mark T and Euana Hayes.
on 10 Oct 1904 in O-Court. Fayette, Pennsylvania. She was born about 1884 in Wales.
Occupation: Minister of pillar of fire Zarephath. NJ.
Marriage certificate in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.
Also his USA, WW2-Draft Registration Card.

Fred Sillett and Margaret Hayes had the following children:

i. FRED SILLETT was born 7 Jun 1905, Oliver, North Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.
USA, WW2-Draft Registration Card, in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.

ii. GEORGE SILLETT was born 9 Sep 1908, Oliver, North Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.
USA, WW2-Draft Registration Card, in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.

iii. FRANK SILLETT was born 10 May 1911, Oliver, North Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.
USA, WW2-Draft Registration Card, in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.

iv. CHARLES SILLETT was born 4 Sep 1926, Oliver, North Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA.
USA, WW2-Draft Registration Card, in the "Family Log-in" section of this site.

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