See also

Ellen Jane STILL (bef1824-1839)

Name: Ellen Jane STILL1
Sex: Female
Father: John STILL (1786-1837)
Mother: Ann WINCH (1790- )

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth bef 31 Mar 1824 Staplehurst, Kent1
Christening 31 Mar 1824 (age 0) Staplehurst Parish Church, Staplehurst, Kent1
Death 28 Feb 1839 (age 15) Strood, Kent2
Rose Cottage, Strood, Kent
29I. Headstone, with 2 body stones: inscribed on East: mainly decipherable: leaning, in situ. Book, festoons and the Eye of God as imagery.
In memory / of / JOHN STILL / who died Sept. / 22 1837 / aged 50 years / leaving a widow / and Three daughters. / Near this spot / also is interred / FRANCIS JOHN / son of the above / who died Decr. / 13th 1822 aged 11 months. / ELLEN JANE / their daughter / who died Feby. / 28th 1839 / aged 15 years / after a lingering / illness / borne / with exemplary / Patience / and Resignation. / In the midst of Life, we are in death.

Ellen Jane was buried at Stroud, Glos.,6 March 1839 . (Maidstone Journal, 12 March 1839): Space left for wife' s inscription was never used.
Burial 6 Mar 1839 (age 15) Stroud, Gloucestershire.2
29I. Headstone, with 2 body stones: inscribed on East: mainly decipherable: leaning, in situ. Book, festoons and the Eye of God as imagery.
In memory / of / JOHN STILL / who died Sept. / 22 1837 / aged 50 years / leaving a widow / and Three daughters. / Near this spot / also is interred / FRANCIS JOHN / son of the above / who died Decr. / 13th 1822 aged 11 months. / ELLEN JANE / their daughter / who died Feby. / 28th 1839 / aged 15 years / after a lingering / illness / borne / with exemplary / Patience / and Resignation. / In the midst of Life, we are in death.

PR: John Still buried 26 Sept. 1837 aged 50: Ellen Jane was buried at Stroud, Glos.,6 March 1839 . (Maidstone Journal, 12 March 1839): Space left for wife' s inscription was never used.

Individual Note

ELLEN JANE / their daughter / who died Feby. / 28th 1839 / aged 15 years / after a lingering / illness / borne / with exemplary / Patience / and Resignation.

 

Maidstone Journal 12 March 1839:

(noted by Staplehurst Local Historian, Anita Thompson)

 

"February 28 at Rose Cottage, Strood, Ellen Jane second daughter of the late Mr John Still age 15 years"2

Sources

1Staplehurst Baptismal Registers (Microfilm).
Text From Source: Staplehurst Baptismal Registers - Kent Archive Centre, Maidstone
Centre for Kentish Studies / Kent County Archives Service, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1XQ. Tel: 01622 694 363.
2"Staplehurst Memorial Inscriptions".
Info supplied to Graham Hoadly by Allan Rimmer, secretary of the Staplehurst Society.
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: 29I. Headstone, with 2 body stones: inscribed on East: mainly decipherable: leaning, in situ. Book, festoons and the Eye of God as imagery.
In memory / of / JOHN STILL / who died Sept. / 22 1837 / aged 50 years / leaving a widow / and Three daughters. / Near this spot / also is interred / FRANCIS JOHN / son of the above / who died Decr. / 13th 1822 aged 11 months. / ELLEN JANE / their daughter / who died Feby. / 28th 1839 / aged 15 years / after a lingering / illness / borne / with exemplary / Patience / and Resignation. / In the midst of Life, we are in death.

PR: John Still buried 26 Sept. 1837 aged 50: Ellen Jane was buried at Stroud, Glos.,6 March 1839 . (Maidstone Journal, 12 March 1839): Space left for wife' s inscription was never used.

27C. Headstone, inscribed on East: mainly decipherable: sound, in situ.
In memory of / WILLIAM STILL / of this parish / (died) March 19th 1830 aged (4)0. / Also MARTHA / who died Jan. 17th 1837 / aged 57 years. / Also / of their sons and daughters / JOHN / died Nov. 25th 1816 aged 6 months / ALFRED JOHN / died Feb. 8th 1818 aged 9 weeks / CHARLES THOMAS / died Nov. 23rd 1822 aged 3 years / MARY OSBORNE / died Oct. 9th 1832 aged 11 years. / Left surviving one son and daughter FREDERICK WILLIAM and ELIZA ANN.

PR: William Still buried 15 March 1830 aged 40. (Innkeeper, King's Head): Martha Still buried 20 Jan. 1837 aged 57: Charles Thomas Still buried 28 Nov. 1822 aged 3: Mary Osborne Still buried 15 Oct. 1832 aged 11.

30E. Headstone, with body stone on slab: inscribed on East: clear but worn lettering: leaning: in situ. Book, festoons, Eye of God as imagery. Double stone.
GEORGE STILL / of Bletchingly / in this parish / who died / April 17th 1869 / in the 74th year / of his age. / Sacred / to the memory of / MARY ANN / wife of / GEORGE STILL / of this parish / who died / Octr. 20th 1864 / aged 55 years. / We must through much tribulation enter into the Kingdom of God.

PR: George Still of Maidstone buried 5 May 1869 aged 73: Mary Ann Still of Staplehurst buried 26 Oct. 1864 aged 55.
Also included are references to Staplehurst Parish Records
Graham Hoadly.