L. Rae Ball of Surrey, B.C. Canada:Information about Lewis Truscott
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Lewis Truscott (b. May 17, 1740, d. August 23, 1819)Lewis Truscott (son of Lewis Truscott and Ann Harris) was born May 17, 1740 in St. Stephens in Brannel, Cornwall, Eng, and died August 23, 1819 in St. Stephens in Brannel, Cornwall, Eng.He married (1) Jane Yelland on April 09, 1767 in St Stephens in Brannel.He married (2) Florence Hicks on July 07, 1772 in St Stephens in Brannel.He married (3) Jane Crossman on December 26, 1794 in St. Mewan, Cornwall.
Notes for Lewis Truscott:
Will: "To my wife Jane 1 cow and the use of the household furniture as may be necessary. Also the use of my house for her life the said premises called Court, the use of the higher part of the garden, the parlour and parlour Chamber of the dwelling house, fuel in town etc. My daughters Mary House and Elizabeth Polkinghorn I give 50 pounds each. I give to my daughter Louisa Truscott the daughter of Florence Truscott 50/- yearly until she attains the age of 21 years. All else I give to my son Lewis Truscott who I make my sole Executrix.
Made 27 may 1819. Proven 29 Feb 1820"
Witnessed by Henry and William Polkinghorn
There was an inquest into Lewis's death - they decided he died of old age.
Monument in "old" St. Stephen Cemetery:
Florence wife of Lewis died 1789 age 52 also
Florence Hicks daughter of Lewis and Florence Truscott died 1810 aged 33 also
Lewis died aged 80 also John son of Lewis 15th March 1829 aged 1
Lewis's marriage to Florence "Hicks" may be the origin of later use of Hicks as in Walter Hicks.
More About Lewis Truscott and Jane Yelland:
Marriage: April 09, 1767, St Stephens in Brannel.
More About Lewis Truscott and Florence Hicks:
Marriage: July 07, 1772, St Stephens in Brannel.
More About Lewis Truscott and Jane Crossman:
Marriage: December 26, 1794, St. Mewan, Cornwall.
Children of Lewis Truscott and Jane Yelland are:
- +Mary Truscott, b. January 01, 1768, St Stephen in Brannel, d. date unknown.
Children of Lewis Truscott and Florence Hicks are:
- William Truscott, b. October 30, 1773, St Stephen in Brannel, d. 1774, St Stephen in Brannel.
- William Truscott, b. August 08, 1775, St Stephen in Brannel, d. date unknown.
- +Lewis Truscott, b. November 02, 1777, St.Austell, Cornwall, Eng., d. date unknown.
- +Florence Hicks Truscott, b. August 08, 1780, d. date unknown.
- James Truscott, b. August 05, 1782, d. date unknown.
- Elizabeth Truscott, b. January 01, 1785, d. date unknown.