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John Unthank
(1769-)
Betty Watson
(1762-)
John Unthank
(1790-1819)
Isabella Lee
(1788-Abt 1873)
Elizabeth Unthank
(1819-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Samuel McCourt

Elizabeth Unthank

  • Born: Jan 1819, Whitehaven, , Cumberland, England
  • Christened: 22 Jan 1819, Holy Trinity, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England 647
  • Marriage: Samuel McCourt on 13 Jun 1839 in St Gregory Chapel, Whitehaven
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bullet  General Notes:

Colin MCourt almost sure that her father was killed in the Kells pit disaster of 1819.
Her uncle Thomas Unthank was jailed for writing a petition to Lord Lowther (the land owner) about the safety of mines.

bullet  Research Notes:

email Colin McCourt Aug 5 2003.
Mentioned in book "Newhouses, a Celebration" by Colin McCourt, published 2002.
This information given by Amanda Roberts, Cambridge Ont Canada.
Page 36 in book.
4/17/09 1851 census found on Roots web aged 32
8/25/09 1841 census aged 20 living in Croft Pit, Preston quarter with husband
1/21/2011 Noted that there is an incorrect record on IGI with a christening in 1810, but there is a correct one of 1819
5/1/11 Can't find death so did she marry again?

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1841 Census Whitehaven McCourt Samuel: Elizabeth McCourt aged 20 born Cumberland, 6 Jun 1841, Croft Pit, st Bee, Preston Quarter. 648

1851 Census Whitehaven McCourt Samuel: Elizabeth McCourt wife mar aged 32 Coal miner wife born Preston quarter Cumberland, 20 Mar 1851, 57 Back Row, New Houses, Preston Quarters, Whitehaven, England. 649

1861 Census Whitehaven MCCourt: Elizabeth McCourt, wife aged 42, born Whitehaven, 7 Apr 1861, Mount Pleasant, Preston Quarter, Whitehaven. 650

1871 Census Whitehaven McCourt Samuel: Elizabeth McCourt wife aged 52, born Whitehaven, 2 Apr 1871, 11 Front Row, Preston quarter, Whitehaven, Cumberland. 651


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Elizabeth married Samuel McCourt, son of John McCourt and Mary Holmes, on 13 Jun 1839 in St Gregory Chapel, Whitehaven. (Samuel McCourt was born about Feb 1819 in Whitehaven, , Cumberland, England and died about Jan 1876 in Whitehaven, , Cumberland, England 642.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Photo copy marriage certificate, Colin McCourts, book "Newhouses - A Celebration"



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