YENDELL FAMILY TREE
JOHN YENDELL 1808 -
John was born abaout 1808, at Chumleigh, Devon. He married Dorothy ? who also was born at Chumleigh. They settled in Chumleigh and raised their family. James born 1836, John born 1837, Mary born 1841, Thomas born 1843, William born 1845. The family moved to Stewardstone Farm, Inwardleigh, Okehampton, where George was born 1848. John I assume was a Farmer, as the 1851 census does not state his occupation.
The 1851 census reads Stewartstone Farm, Inwardleigh, Okehampton. John Yendell age 43, born Chumleigh, his wife Dorothy, age 44, born Chumleigh, son James age 15, born Chumleigh, son John age 14, born Chumleigh, daughter Mary age 10, born Chumleigh, son Thomas age 8, born Chumleigh, son William age 6, born Chumleigh, son George age 3, born Inwardleigh, servant Elizabeth Luxton age 24, House servant born Inwardleigh, servant James Rodgers age 22, House servant born Inwardleigh.
JAMES YENDELL 1836 -
James was the first child of John and Dorothy Yendell, he was born about 1836 at Chumleigh. I do not know anything about his young adult life, but he appears on the 1891 census, as married to Mary Jane Scanes-Cruse and living at Ide. The census shows James Yendell age 55, General Shopkeeper, born at Chumleigh, his wife Mary Jane age 46 born at Ide and step daughter Agnes Lily Sercombe age 18, married, living with head of family. His wife Mary Jane had owned the Shop for many years before James met her.
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