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Family of Edwin FEY and Sarah HECTOR

Husband: Edwin FEY (1848-c. 1923)
Wife: Sarah HECTOR (1849-1932)
Children: Minnie Alice FEY (1870-1954)
Florence Gertrude FEY (1872- )
Edwin Reginald FEY (1874-1926)
Frederick FEY (1876-1938)
Mary Ellen FEY (1879-1953)
Caroline FEY (1880-c. 1945)
Marriage 1 May 1870 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Husband: Edwin FEY

Name: Edwin FEY1
Sex: Male
Father: Matthew FEY (1810-1861)
Mother: Ann COLES (1812-1892)
Birth Jul 1848 Sandford, Devon, England
Emigration c. 1879 (age 30-31) from Bristol, Gloucestershire, England to USA
Census 1 Jun 1880 (age 33) Chicago, Illinois, USA2
667 Archer Avenue, Chicago
This is rather speculative. A carpenter Frank with a Mary, but his age is slightly wrong, and hers differs from later returns.
Occupation 1 Jun 1880 (age 33) Saloon Keeper, by trade Carpenter; Chicago, Illinois, USA3
Census 1 Jun 1900 (age 51) Los Angeles, California, USA4
Downey Township, Los Angeles
He is with Mary.
Occupation 1 Jun 1900 (age 51) Farmer; Los Angeles, California, USA4
Census 1 Jan 1920 (age 71) Glendale, California, USA5
624 Orange Grove, Burbank Township, Glendale
Frank and Rose are together.
Occupation 1 Jan 1920 (age 71) None; Glendale, California, USA5
Death c. 1923 (age 74-75) Glendale, California, USA

Wife: Sarah HECTOR

Name: Sarah HECTOR1
Sex: Female
Father: William HECTOR (1820-1882)
Mother: Jane CANN (1819-1892)
Birth 8 May 1849 Crediton , Devon, England
Occupation Music Teacher
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 62) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England6
49 Henleaze Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol
George and Sarah are visiting Sarah's daughter and family, Mary Pyman
Death 1932 (age 82-83) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Child 1: Minnie Alice FEY

Name: Minnie Alice FEY1
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Sidney DAW (1870-1937)
Spouse 2: Albert Francis PIERCE ( - )
Birth 1870 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 30) Northfield, Worcestershire, England7
4 Luton Road, Selly Oak, Northfield
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 40) Selly Oak - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England8
64 Alton Road, Selly Oak
Minnie is with all the children. Sidney is gone ahead to Australia.
Emigration 8 Feb 1912 (age 41-42) from London, England to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Minnie took the children with her on the SS Rimutaka on 8th February 1912. These included Frederick, Gertrude, Reg, Nellie, Sidney, Alice, Dorothy, Worthy, Edna and Mr Harry Daw, Sidney's brother. Miss M - Mabel? seems to be listed on a separate page pf the passenger list.
Death 23 Sep 1954 (age 83-84) Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Child 2: Florence Gertrude FEY

Name: Florence Gertrude FEY1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Frank William BARTLEY (1864-1927)
Birth 1872 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Child 3: Edwin Reginald FEY

Name: Edwin Reginald FEY1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ethel Mary BIGWOOD (1880-1943)
Birth Q3 1874 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England9
Occupation Financial Clerk
Death 1926 (age 51-52) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Child 4: Frederick FEY

Name: Frederick FEY1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Blanche WEBLEY (1873-1947)
Birth Q3 1876 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England10
Occupation Musical Director, Conductor, Composer, Pianist.
Death 1938 (age 61-62) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Child 5: Mary Ellen FEY

Name: Mary Ellen FEY1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Frederick William PYMAN (1880-1916)
Birth 1879 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 32) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England6
49 Henleaze Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol
Death 1953 (age 73-74) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Child 6: Caroline FEY

Name: Caroline FEY1
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: George William Henry BOWKETT (1870-1903)
Spouse 2: John William POPE (1887-1957)
Birth 1880 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Death c. 1945 (age 64-65)

Note on Husband: Edwin FEY

In 1861 Edwin is working on the farm next to his mother's home.In 1871 he is a patient in the Bristol Royal Infirmary. In 1871 his brother is living next door to the Hectors at 41 High Street, Crediton.

According to Stephanie Keates, (forwarded to Nick Heard by Della Pearson of the US) Edwin was a builder and went to the USA looking for work. He returned to England, and tried to persuade Sarah to emigrate with him to the States. As she was by then expecting her sixth child she was reluctant to make the journey.There is no record of Edwin in the 1881 census, when Sarah is shown as married, living with her children and no husband. Edwin "eloped" to America with Sarah's best friend. He felt he had left his family well provided for.The woman with whom he abandoned Sarah allegedly killed herself.Edwin supposedly changed his name to Frank Green. It is believed that Sarah heard nothing further from him. Edwin eventually remarried, to a Rose M?, and in 1911 thinking herself widowed Sarah remarried.Supposedly Edwin/Frank always spoke of Sarah and her family with tears in his eyes. Rose wrote to Reginald Fey in 1924. Joan Bagnell has letters from her Aunty Edna supposedly confirming these details.A likely candidate for Edwin/Frank can be found in the US Federal Census returns as described here.

Note on Wife: Sarah HECTOR

After Edwin left Sarah she found it hard to make ends meet. She met and married George

Sources

1"Nick Heard". www.heardfamilyhistory.org.uk. This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
2"Census 1880 Chicago, Illinois, USA Chicago Roll T9_188 FH Film 1254188 Page 201.1000 ED 48 Image 0406 (Edwin Fey alias Frank E Green)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Edwin Fey Head Mar 33 Saloon Keeper, by trade Carpenter Sandford, Devon, England
Mary Fey Wife Mar 39 Keeping house ,,England
Chicago Roll T9_188 FH Film 1254188 Page 201.1000 ED 48 Image 0406. Cit. Date: 1 June 1880. Assessment: Unreliable.
3Ibid. Chicago Roll T9_188 FH Film 1254188 Page 201.1000 ED 48 Image 0406. Cit. Date: 1 June 1880. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4"Census 1900 Los Angeles, California, USA Downey Roll T623_91 Page 18A ED105 (Edwin Fey alias Frank E Green)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Edwin Fey Head Mar 51 Farmer Sandford, Devon, England
Mary Fey Wife Mar 51 ,,England
Downey Roll T623_91 Page 18A ED105. Cit. Date: 1 June 1900. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5"Census 1920 Glendale, California, USA Glendale Roll T625_102 Page 3A ED28 Image 995 (Edwin Fey alias Frank E Green)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Frank E Green Head Mar 71 None Sandford, Devon, England
Rose M Green Wife Mar 52 None New York, New York, USA
Glendale Roll T625_102 Page 3A ED28 Image 995. Cit. Date: 1 January 1920. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6"Census 1911 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England RG14/15095 RG78/909 RD319 SD9 ED3 SN179 (Frederick Pyman)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Frederic William Pyman Head Mar 30 Boot repairer and tobacconists Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Mary Ellen Pyman Wife Mar 32 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Gladys Ellen Pyman Dau Unm 10 Scholar Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Frederick Gilmore Pyman Son Unm 6 Scholar Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Queenie Rosina Pyman Dau Unm 2 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
George Bigwood Father-in-law relative 60 Waiter Bridgwater,Somerset, England
Sarah Bigwood Mother-in-law relative 62 Crediton , Devon, England
RG14/15095 RG78/909 RD319 SD9 ED3 SN179. Cit. Date: 2 April 1911. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
7"Census 1901 Northfield, Worcestershire, England RG13/2808 Folio27 Page 45 ED37 (Sidney Daw)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Sidney Daw Head M 30 Bricklayer Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Minnie Alice DawWife M 30 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Mabel Daw Dau S 10 Scholar Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Frederick Daw Son S 9 Scholar Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Gertie Daw Dau S 7 Scholar Marylebone, London, England
Reginald Daw Son S 6 Scholar Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Nellie Daw Dau S 4 Scholar Norton Canes - Cannock, Staffordshire, England
Sidney Daw Son S 2 Bournebrook, Worcestershire, England
RG13/2808 Folio27 Page 45 ED37. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8"Census 1911 Selly Oak - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England RG14/17865 RG78/1091 RD383 SD1 ED4 SN228 (Minnie Daw nee Fey)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Minnie Alice Fey Head Mar 40 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Mabel Daw Dau Unm 20 Messrs Cadbury Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Frederick Daw Son Unm 19 Milkman Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Gertie Daw Dau Unm 18 Messrs Cadbury Marylebone, London, England
Reginald Daw Son Unm 16 Cycle Works Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Nellie Daw Dau Unm 14 Warehouse, Drapery Norton Canes - Cannock, Staffordshire, England
Sidney Daw Son Unm 12 Scholar Bournebrook, Worcestershire, England
Alice Daw Dau Unm 10 Scholar King's Norton - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Dorothy Daw Dau Unm 7 Scholar King's Norton - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Worthy Daw Son Unm 6 Scholar Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Edna Daw Dau Unm 4 Scholar King's Norton - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
RG14/17865 RG78/1091 RD383 SD1 ED4 SN228. Cit. Date: 2 April 1911. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
9"GRO". Clifton 6a 89. Cit. Date: Q3 1874.
10"GRO". Clifton 6a 81. Cit. Date: Q3 1876.