John Sampson 1837-1923? & Mary Jane Curnow 1837?-1896
Elizabeth Jane Chegwin 18??-19??
Marriage to Mary Curnow took place at the Penzance Registry Office on 3 Sep 1859. After Mary’s death John married Elizabeth Chegwin in 1897.
Second child of Thomas and Eliza Sampson
Baptised: 18 Apr 1837 Perranuthnoe, Cornwall
Died: 21 Dec 1923 from senile decay – Dementia?
Occupation: Farm labourer
Siblings: Thomas 1836, William 1839, James 1845, Richard 1845, Jane 1846 and Mary 1850
Mary Jane Curnow
Born: Abt 1837 Uny Lelant, Cornwall
Died: 21 August 1896 East End, Marazion, Cornwall. Age 60. John was present at the time of of her death as he signed her death certificate with his mark.
Elizabeth Jane Chegwin
Born: Abt 1861 Linkinhorn, Cornwall
John & Mary Jane Sampson in the 1861 English Census for the town of Marazion
John & Mary Jane Sampson in the 1871 English Census for the town of Perranuthnoe
John & Mary Jane Sampson in the 1881 English Census for the town of Marazion
John & Mary Jane Sampson in the 1891 English Census for the town of Marazion
Death certificate for Mary Jane Sampson
John & Eliza Jane Sampson in the 1911 English Census for the town of Gwinear
It seems that when John was very elderly he may have gone into the workhouse as his last residence was Mount View, Madron (which is where the Penzance Union workhouse was located). He died 21 Dec 1923 at the ‘County Lunatic Asylum, Bodmin’ aged 86 years. His cause of death was ‘Senile Decay’ – ? Dementia.