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Epaphras Seage (1799-1875)

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Epaphras Seage (c1799-1875) of Epaphras Seage and Son

1848 Insolvent. White-smith in Summerland Street, Exeter.[1][2]

1861 Living at 35 Sidwell Street, Exeter: Epaphras Seage (age 62 born Chittlehampton, Devon), Smith Master employing 3 men and 2 boys. With his wife Hannah Seage (age 59 born South Molton) and their daughter Elizabeth Knight Seage (age 22 born Exeter), Milliner. Also his grandson Epaphras Edmond Seage (age 2 born Exeter) and his nephew Fredrick William Seage (age 15 born Barnstaple), Apprentice to Smith.[3]

1871 Living at York Place, Coombe Street, Exeter: Charles J. Thorn (age 37 born Exeter), Iron Founder. With his wife Mary H. Thorn (age 39 born Barnstaple) and their two children; Charles J. Thorn (age 16 born Plymouth), Printer- Compositor, and Elizth A. Thorn (age 14 born Plymouth). Also a lodger Epaphras Seage (age 71 born Chittlehampton).[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Western Times - Saturday 23 December 1848
  2. Western Times - Saturday 06 January 1849
  3. 1861 Census
  4. 1871 Census