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  • ID: I54366
  • Name: Elizabeth Raven or Dean
  • Sex: F
  • Death: 1778 in of Wimborne Minster, Dorset
  • Note: Will date 1
  • Note:

    Elizabeth King, Widow of Wimborne Minster, Dorset whose Will was written (codicil) 14 July 1778, proved 1 September 1778. Mentions her daughter Mary Dampier, daughter Ann wife of James Flynn, sons Christopher and William (sole exr).
    Property called Browns at Abbotts Street, Wimborne, now in possession of Matthew Randall.
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    No Elizabeth Raven is given in IGI for Dorset, other than the submitted entry relating to Christopher King.
    Could it be her name is in fact Dean? Her son Christopher had an uncle William Dean.
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    But Rawlins RAVEN & Jean DEAN of Wimborne married 9 June 1700 by Licence at Long Crichel.
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    A later William Dean of Wimborne is mentioned here: British and Irish Elections, 1784-1831 by Peter Jupp 1972, p84
    A William Dean was assigned Byle?s tenament at Sherford Bridge by Robert Harvey, on 22 Aug 1785.
    (Sherford Bridge is near Sandford, 12 miles from Wimborne)
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    Any relevance:
    Will of Thomas Reekes, of West Moores, par of West Parley, yeoman ?now at Emsbury [Ensbury?], sick). (17 Auber). Dated 30 Jan., 1728; proved 3 Jan., 1730, by son William, one of the exors., with power reserved to Joan, the relict, the other. Property at Wimborne Minster, called Broads, and at West Moores, called Mustons. My two daughters, Elizabeth and Joan Reekes. My sons, John, Henry, William, David, James, and Thomas. My grandfather and grandmother Redman, both deceased. Witnesses: Christopher King, Thomas Butler, R. Raven.
    (Notes and Queries. v.178 1940 Jan-Jul p 351)
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    Will of Frances White of Ensbury, widow (385 Hutton).
    Dated 3 Nov 1754, proved 1 Dec 1758.
    Pennell King of Ensbury., his wife, his sons, Hooker King and Christopher King, and daughter, Mary King. Pennel King, jun. and Hester King. My eldest niece?s daughter; my eldest niece; my niece King. Elizabeth Reeks*, at Badgely. My brother Gane and his wife.
    Appoints as exors. Pennell King, and Edward Durnford, of Christchurch, gent., the former proving, with power reserved to other.
    Witnesses: James Allner, John Noel. Fred. R. Gale.
    (Notes and queries: Volume 177. 1939.)
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    * Mary King of Ensbury had licence to marry John Reeks of Holdenhurst, 7 Sept 1734.
    (Hampshire Parish Registers: Eling, Sopley, Westmeon, Silchester.)
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    The elder daughter [of Thomas [Traheron/Traherne, Master of King's College School, Cambridge], Jane, was born on Friday 16 May, and baptized on Thursday May, 1679. On 12 June 1718 she married, rather late, Rawlin Raven 'Gent.' at Wimborne Minster, and, a little surprisingly, gave birth on 4 March to a son called Rawlin. The younger Rawlin Raven died before his parents, and was buried at the Minster on 12 August 1740. His mother was buried on 26 November 1747, and his father on 18 May 1758. The will of the elder Rawlin Raven indicates that he had at least four other children besides Rawlin, some of whom had grown-up children themselves. This suggests that Jane Traheron may not have been his first wife; I can find not evidence of an earlier marriage, but many of the Wimborne registers are so badly damaged that they cannot be read. Thomas [Traheron/Traherne, Master of King's College School, Cambridge] was born on Monday 4 July, and baptized on Sunday 17 July, 1681. He attended Eton, and King's College, Cambridge, where he died of smallpox on 3 December 1710. What is known of his career is fully described by Bell in the references given above, although the date of his birth has not previously been accurately recorded. Susanna was born at Salisbury on Tuesday 13 March, ...
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    The Ravens seem to have remained in the area for some generations, so it is possible that at least the Early Notebook, purchased in Salisbury in 1841 by Rashleigh Duke, son of the anti-...
    (Notes and Queries?. March 1986. Page 30.)
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    A Rawlin Ravin was bapt 6 March 1723 at Wimborne Minster, son of Rawlin Ravin. (IGI extract) So would be perfect date for the elder Rawlin to be brother or Elizabeth.
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    1670 William Raven, MA (one of the three Presbyters, or Ministers, of Wimborne Minster. He died in 1683.)
    (Proceedings - Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society? - Page 109. 1918.)
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    1701: Settlement of 300 before marriage of Revd William Raven of Farnham [Dorset] and Mary, daughter of John Dewey of Wimborne Minster.
    (Mayo family papers in Dorset History Centre.)
    He appears in Visitation of London 1687 (NOT the earlier ones). In 1687 he was age 40 with a son William age 10, and other children. He married Elizabeth, dau of William Swayne of Gunville (widow of Capt Wm Young).
  • _UID: B876F0A47B1A466A8B741C8D6E547BAE9A7B
  • Change Date: 15 NOV 2011



    Marriage 1 Christopher King b: ? 1700 in Guess from marriage date
    • Married: 7 JUN 1724 in Wimborne Minster, Dorset 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Christopher King b: ABT 1729
    2. Has No Children William King
    3. Has Children Mary King b: 1731
    4. Has Children Ann King b: 26 JUN 1733 in Wimborne Minster, Dorset

    Sources:
    1. Text: Last Will and Testament.
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: IGI
      Author: Submitted by LDS member
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