Philippa Johns 3rd great grandmother.
Philippa Johns was born in Cornwall England, September 1828 and was baptized November 2, 1828 in the Mylor parish church. In 1851 Philippa was a servant in the home of Richard and Elizabeth Green Mockford. Richard and his son Henry are millers or flour makers: Richard a foreman, Henry a journeyman. Philippa marries Henry Mockford in 1853 in the same Mylor church. Link to an index of their marriage record: bit.ly/1XTe4X9 click MORE on the bottom right to see the rest of the record.
Henry sailed to America in 1854 on his own as husbands did, to set up a home then once established send for Philippa. In the summer 1855 census Henry was a border in Clarkson, New York. On November 19, 1855 Philippa and oldest son 2 year old William arrived. The family lived in northern and northwestern New York: Batavia and Clarkson. When Philippa died in 1903 her husband, four sons and three daughters lived on. Philippa’s name like her granddaughter’s name is spelled different ways.
Philippa Johns (1828 – 1903) > Richard John Mockford (1856 – 1910) > Philippa Flood Mockford (1891 – 1979) > Elizabeth Matilda Speedy (1917 – 2005) m. > Stanley Roose Sr. (1915-2004)