Thomas GEE and Betty BENNETT (9,10,11)

      

This is at the Southern edge of the Pennines near Kinder Downfall.  This moorland plateau is covered in sphagnum bogs and black peat.  The above picture is an example of the peat in the area.

                     ~FOURTH GENERATION- LIVING AT THE ASHES~

-9. — Margaret GEE (4) (Ralph GEE-3, Francis GEE-2, Ralph GEE-1) was born on the 20th January 1747 in Kinder, Hayfield. She died on the 01st September 1785 in Kinder, Hayfield, two years after the birth of their last known child. She married Samuel MARRIOTT on the 25th May 1769 in Glossop at the All Saints Church. Witnesses were John BRAY and John FOX. They resided at a farm called HILL HOUSE which was only a few miles north east of the ASHES. HILL HOUSE farm was located about half way between the ASHES farm and UPPER BOOTH farm.

      ~Children of Margaret GEE and Samuel MARRIOTT were:~

–a. —-Betty MARRIOTT was born on the 17th June 1770 and died on the 19th of June 1778 in Kinder, Hayfield.

b. John MARRIOTT was born in September 1772 in Kinder, Hayfield. He resided at HILL HOUSE.

–c. —-Thomas MARRIOTT was born on the 02nd of April 1775 in Kinder, Hayfield. He resided at HILL HOUSE. He died on the 13th of March 1776. The register of St Matthews Church states that his parents were Samuel and Margaret.

–d. —-Joshua MARRIOTT was born on the 02nd of March 1777 in Kinder, Hayfield.

–e. —-Unknown MARRIOTT was born in 1779 in Kinder, Hayfield and died on the 28th October 1779.

–f. —- Ann MARRIOTT was born on the 13th May 1781 in Kinder, Hayfield.

–g. —-Sally MARRIOTT was born on the 06th of July 1783 in Kinder, Hayfield.

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-10. — THOMAS GEE (4) (Ralph GEE-3, Francis GEE-2, Ralph GEE-1) was born on the 14th May 1750 and died on the 03rd April 1846 in Kinder, Derbyshire, England. It was due to Thomas GEE living to be 96 years old that made my task of tracing the ASHES GEES much easier. He almost spanned 2 generations. He married Betty BENNETT circa 1779. Thomas was the fourth owner of the ASHES farm.

1824:— probate for GEE, Betty, of Kinder in the Chapelry of Hayfield, 2nd September 1824. Died September 1824. Husband Thomas GEE, Anne TOMMINS, Mr. John GEE of the Ashes, Mary GEE, wife of John GEE aforesaid; Mary TOMMINS – One Hundred pounds left to her by the late Edward BENNETT of Kinder; John GEE of kinder and James KINDER of Shire-oaks in the Parish of Glossop. WITNESSES: John Crowther, Thomas GEE. Probate extracted 14th February 1825 estate valued at under £800.

1846:— probate for GEE, Thomas of Kinder, Yeoman, a widower, died 3rd April 1846. Natural and lawful son John GEE of Kinder in the township of Hayfield, Yeoman & one of the next of kin of the deceased, Samuel WASSE of Hayfield, Clerk & John MARRIOTT, of Hayfield, Yeoman. Administration was granted 14th July 1846. Estate Sworn as under the value of £200.

      ~Children of Thomas GEE and Betty BENNETT were:~

–a. —-Ann GEE was born on the 02nd May1779. (Maybe married Tommins?) (See # 12 following)

–b. —-John GEE was born on the 01st December 1781. (See # 13 following).

–c. —-Sarah GEE was born on the 14th August 1785.

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-11. — Thomas BOOTH (4) (Ellen FROGGATT-3, Ann GEE-2, Ralph GEE-1) was born in November 1718 and he died on the 23rd May 1801 in Kinder, Hayfield. He married Elizabeth (Unknown) circa 1741.

Thomas was the only surviving member of his family in 1721. Both of his parents and his baby sister, Elizabeth all died of small pox in the epidemic that “broke” many families in Hayfield (taken from the diary of Dr. Clegg).

WILL OF THOMAS BOOTH OF KINDER: 13th February 1796
This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas BOOTH of Kinder in the Parish of Glossop in the County of Derby Gentleman, first I GIVE AND DEVISE unto my Dear wife Elizabeth and her Assigns for and during the term of her natural life the House Garden and premises I now occupy with the out-housing and room to lay Hay in the Barn and standing for a Cow in the Shippen and the round meadow with liberty to get Fire wood in the Bank at Kinder aforesaid AAND ALSO ONE clear annuity or yearly rent or sum of Seventy pounds to be paid to her by four equal quarterly payments in the year the first payment thereof to be made at the end of twenty days next after my decease with a proportionate part of such annuity for any time les than a quarter of any day of payment next preceding her death And which said annuity or yearly sum I do hereby charge upon and direct to be issuing and payable from the remaining part of my Estate (not devised to my said wife for life aforesaid) in Kinder aforesaid AND I SO HEREBY declare my will and mind to be that if the said annuity shall happen to be in arrear and unpaid for the space of Seventy days next after any quarterly day of payment then and in such Case from time to time it shall and may be lawful for my said wife and her assigns to enter into and upon the remaining part of my said Estate (not devised to my said wife for life as aforesaid) in Kinder aforesaid or any part thereof and to distain for the recovery of the said annuity as shall be so in arrear or any part thereof and the incidental costs and charges in the like manner as is usual in Cases of Distress for rent service in arrear I GIVE AND DEVISE all and every my Messuages Cottages Lands tenements rents and hereditaments situate in Kinder aforesaid (so subject and chargeable as aforesaid) and in Chadderton or elsewhere in the County of Lancaster of what tenure nature or kind so-ever the same or any of them respectively are or be with their and every of their rights members and appurtenances unto my two Sons in Law and Executors hereinafter name the Reverend John LINGARD and Thomas WATERHOUSE their Executors Administrators and Assigns for the term of 99 years to commence and begin from the day of my death UPON TRUST that they the said John LINGARD and Thomas WATERHOUSE or the survivor of them his Executors or administrators do and shall by mortgage thereof or of a competent part thereof do and shall pay for all or any part of the said term of ninety nine years borrow and take up at interest such sum or sums of money as [ ] or [ ] and sufficient for the payment of all unjust debts funeral expenses and the Probate of this my will And Subject to the interest thereof do and shall pay apply and dispose of the present clear yearly rents thereof ( not including the mines or Timber therein) during such part of the said term of ninety nine years as my said wife shall happen to live in manner following, that is to say One third part thereof unto my Daughter Mary wife of John BAYLEY ONE other third part thereof unto my Daughter Ellen the wife of the said Thomas WATERHOUSE AND the remaining one third part thereof unto my Daughter [ ] the wife of John SIMPSON AND [crease in original] shall [ ] to die in the life time of my said wife leaving issue Child or Children I direct and order the part of such of them so dying to be continued and paid to such her or their Child or Children AND in case any of them shall happen to die without leaving issue Child or Children I direct and order the part of such of them so dying without issue to be continued and paid to the survivors or survivor and to the issue of such of them as shall or may be dead leaving issue such issue taking only amongst them the part that such parent would have taken if living AND UPON FURTHER TRUST that they the said John LINGARD and Thomas WATERHOUSE and the survivor of them his Executors or Administrators do and shall from and immediately after the death of my said wife by with and out of the rents issues and profits of my said Estate in Kinder pay unto my said Daughter Mary and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life one clear annuity or rent of [ teen] pounds and ten shillings and for her own sole and separate use and disposal exclusive of the said John BAILEY or of any other Husband or Husbands with whom she shall intermarry and wherewith he or they or any of them shall not in anywise intermeddle neither shall the same or any part thereof be subject or liable to his their or any of their debts control engagements but that the receipt or receipts of my said Daughter Mary alone shall be effectual or sufficient discharge or discharges for the same or for such part or parts thereof as shall be therein respectively acknowledged and expressed to be received AND IN EITHER manner or by demise sale or Mortgage thereof or of a competent part thereof for all or any part of the said term of ninety nine years as they in their discretion shall think fit levy and raise or borrow and take up at interest the sum of one hundred pounds and pay the same unto my Grandson Daniel BOOTH son of my said Daughter [ ] and also from immediately after the death of my said Daughter Mary the further sum of sixty pounds and pay and apply the same unto my Grandson Daniel BOOTH PROVIDED ALWAYS and I do hereby order and direct that in Case the said several sums of one hundred pounds and sixty pounds respectively or either of them so directed to be paid to my said Grandson Daniel BOOTH as aforesaid shall happen to be behind and unpaid by the space of three months next after they or either of them shall respectively become due under and by virtue of this my will Being first lawfully demanded then and so often it shall and may be lawful to and for my said Grandson Daniel BOOTH or his assigns into and upon my said Estate in Kinder aforesaid and unto every or any part thereof to enter and distain for the same or for such part thereof as shall be then due and the distress and distresses then and there found to detain keep sell and dispose of for the raising the said several sums of one hundred pounds and sixty pounds or such of them or such part or parts of them or either of them as shall be so due and unpaid together with the reasonable costs and charges attending such distress and sale rendering the over plus if any there be to the then owner thereof any- thing in this my will contained or any Law usage or custom to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding And so subject and chargeable I GIVE AND DEVISE the whole of my said Estate in Kinder unto my said Daughter Ellen and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life without impeachment of or for any manner of waste and from and immediately after her death unto and to the use of all and every or such one or more of the Children of my said Daughter Ellen born or hereafter to be born in such parts shares and proportions manner and form as my said Daughter Ellen notwithstanding her Coverture and whether she shall be sole or married by any her Deed or Deeds in writing to be by her duly signed sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by two or more credible witnesses or by her last will and Testament in writing or any writing purporting her last will and Testament to be by her signed sealed and published in the presence of and attested by three or more credible witnesses shall direct limit give devise or appoint the same and in default of such direction limitation gift devise or appointment I GIVE AND DEVISE the same unto the eldest son of my said Daughter Ellen by her present husband the said Thomas WATERHOUSE his heirs and assigns for ever AND UPON FURTHER trust that they said John LINGARD and Thomas WATERHOUSE and the Survivor of them his Executors or administrators do and shall from and immediately after the death of my [wife] will and out of the [crease in original] of my said Estate in Chadderton aforesaid or elsewhere in the said County of Lancaster pay unto my said Daughter Mary and her assigns for and during so long and such part of the said term of ninety nine years as she shall happen to live One other clear annuity or rent of Thirteen pounds and ten shillings to and for her own sole and separate use and disposal exclusive of the said John BAILEY or any other husband or husbands with whom she shall intermarry and wherewith neither or any of them shall not in anywise intermeddle neither shall the same or any part thereof be subject or liable to his their or any of their debts control management or engagements but that the receipt and receipts of my said Daughter Mary above shall be effectual sufficient discharge or discharges for the same or for such part or parts thereof as shall be therein respectively acknowledged and expressed to be received And so subject and chargeable I GIVE AND DEVISE the whole of my said Estate in Chadderton aforesaid or elsewhere in the said County of Lancaster unto my said Daughter Betty and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life without impeachment of or for any manner of waste and from and immediately after her death I GIVE AND DEVISE the same unto and to the use of and every or any such one or more of the Children of my said Daughter Betty born or hereafter to be born in such parts shares and proportions manner and form as my said Daughter Betty notwithstanding her coverture and whether she shall be sole or married by [ ] her Deed or Deeds in writing to be by her duly executed in the presence of an attested by two or more credible witnesses or by her last will and Testament in writing or any writing purporting her last will and Testament to be by her duly signed [deed] and published in the presence of and attested by three or more credible witnesses shall direct limit give devise or appoint the same And in default of such direction limitation gift devise or appointment I GIVE AND DEVISE the same unto the Eldest son of my said Daughter Betty by her present husband the said John LINGARD his heirs and assigns for ever And as for and concerning all the rest residue and remainder of my Estate and Effects of what and every nature or kind so ever or where so ever I GIVE AND DEVISE the same unto my said wife her Executors Administrators and assigns And I do declare my will and mind to be that the said annuity and provision hereinbefore devised and bequeathed is and for the benefit of my said wife are by me intended to be in lieu and satisfaction of her Dower or thirds at Common Law PROVIDED ALWAYS and [ ] my will and mind is that it shall and may be lawful to and for my said Trustees and Executors and the survivor of them his Executors and administrators to reimburse and satisfy themselves and [ ] of them by with and out of the said [ ] Estate all such costs charges [ ] which they or either of any of them shall or may [ ] or be [ ] unto for or by reason or means of the trusts hereby in them reposed or any-thing relating thereto And that [ ] [ ] shall not by answerable or accountable for any [ ] than shall actually come to their hands respectively nor for any involuntary loss or misfortune which shall or may happen to the said trust estate nor shall the [ ] them be answerable or accountable for the acts receipts neglects [ ] misappropriations or non-applications of the other of them But each of them only for his own respective wilful acts receipts neglects and defaults AND LASTLY I nominate [ ] and appoint the said John LINGARD and Thomas WATERHOUSE Trustees and Executors hereof and do hereby revoke all former wills by me made and declare this to be my last Will
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six. Thomas BOOTH

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the above named Testator Thomas BOOTH as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of one another have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to attest the execution hereof

George HOBSON; Thomas HOBSON; John HOBSON

I Thomas BOOTH of Kinder in the parish of Glossop in the County Derby Yeoman being advanced in years but of sound and perfect memory (blessed be God) Do make and publish this my Codicil to my last Will and Testament bearing date the thirteenth day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and ninety six. Whereas in my said Will I did nominated and constitute my Sons in Law John LINGARD and Thomas WATERHOUSE Trustees and Executors thereof And my Son in Law John LINGARD is now departed this Life, I therefore do hereby nominate and appoint my Daughter Betty LINGARD and my Son in Law Thomas WATERHOUSE jointly to be Executrix and Executor of my said last Will and Testament and all the Legacies and Bequests in my said Will I hereby do Ratify and confirm.

In Witness whereof I have heretofore set my Hand and Seal this twelfth day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred.

Signed Sealed published and declared by the above named Thomas BOOTH as and for a Codicil to his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our Names as Witnesses

John TOMMINS; James GARSIDE; Mary GARSIDE
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    ~Children of Thomas BOOTH and Elizabeth were:~

–a. —-Mary BOOTH was born on the 13th June 1741 and was baptized at St Matthews Church (this date is her baptism date). Mary married John BAILEY.

–b. —-Ellen BOOTH was born on the 07th February 1744 and was baptized at St Matthews Church (this date is her baptism date). (See # 14 Following).

–c. —-Betty BOOTH was born circa 1750. Betty married Reverend John LINDGARD at the All Saints Church on the 03rd of August 1769 in Glossop. Witnesses were Thomas WATERHOUSE and Anthony BARBER.

–d. —-Unknown BOOTH according to her fathers will married John SIMPSON.

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