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John Collingwood Onions (1809-1862)

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John Collingwood Onions (1809-1862) of John C. Onions

1809 December 28th. Born in Birmingham the son of Simon Onions and his wife Ann Brookes

1839 August 22nd. Married in Birmingham to Martha Onions. 'On the 22nd ult. at St. Martin's Church. Mr. John Onions, of Bradford-street, second son of Mr. Simon Onions, of Moseley-street, to Martha, fourth daughter of Mr. James Onions, of Worcester-street, in this town.'[1]

1841 March 31st. Birth of son John Collingwood Onions

1844 Birth of Daughter Annie B. Onions (1844–1924)

1846 Birth of son Simon B. Onions (1846–1926)

1851 Living at Bradford Street, Deritend, Aston: John C. Onions (age 41 born Birmingham), Bellows Manufacturer. With his wife Martha Onions (age 37 born Birmingham) and their children Ann Onions (age 8 born Birmingham) and Simon Onions (age 5 born Birmingham). Also a servant Clara Onions (age 14 born Birmingham).[2]

1861 Living at Sherborne Road, Yardley: John C. Onions (age 50 born Birmingham), Bellows Maker. With his wife Martha Onions (age 48 born Birmingham) and their children John C. Onions (age 20 born Birmingham), Bellows Maker; Annie B. Onions (age 17 born Birmingham); and Simon B. Onions (age 15 born Birmingham). One servant?[3]

1862 July 10th. Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 02 September 1839
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 Census