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John Lasbury, Snr.

Male 1830 - 1907  (77 years)

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  • Name John Lasbury 
    Suffix Snr. 
    Born 11 Nov 1830  Kensington, Middlesex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 8 Dec 1830  Kensington, Middlesex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    St. Mary Abbots Church
    Kensington, Middlesex
    UK 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851 
    Butcher 
    Residence 1851  Kensington, Middlesex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service 1 Jul 1863  Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    US Civil War Draft Registration 
    Findagrave Link http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18996247 
    Findagrave Memorial ID 18996247 
    FamilySearch ID LHH9-6GN 
    FamilySearch Link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LHH9-6GN 
    Research Group Lasbury 
    Died 17 Nov 1907  Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary of John Lasbury Snr.
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    Obituary of John Lasbury Snr.
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    Buried Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Simpkin-Brown Cemetery
    Griggsville
    Pike, Illinois
    USA 
    Simpkin Brown Cemetery, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA
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    John Lasbury, Sr (1830 - 1907) - Find A Grave Memorial
    John Lasbury, Sr (1830 - 1907) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Grave of John Lasbury Snr.
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    Grave of John Lasbury Snr.
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    Person ID I420  Lasbury Family
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2017 

    Father Benjamin Lasbury
              b. 1794, Dundry, Somerset, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1873, Axbridge, Somerset, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Turnbull
              b. 1804, Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Aug 1867, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Alt. Marriage 28 Feb 1828  Westminster, London, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married 28 May 1828  Westminster, London, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    St. Clement Danes Church
    Westminster
    London, London UK
    UK 
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Sarah Simpkin
              b. 11 Nov 1836, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Oct 1913, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1858  Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Lasbury
              b. 29 Jan 1859, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Oct 1940, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Anne Lasbury
              b. 16 Dec 1861, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Jan 1943, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Elizabeth Lasbury
              b. 9 Mar 1864, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Apr 1951, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. John Lasbury, Jnr.
              b. 29 Sep 1866, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Nov 1946, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Dr. Vincent Lasbury
              b. 19 Feb 1872, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Feb 1945, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1830 - Kensington, Middlesex, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - Address:
    St. Mary Abbots Church
    Kensington, Middlesex
    UK - 8 Dec 1830 - Kensington, Middlesex, England, UK
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Kensington, Middlesex, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Mar 1858 - Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - US Civil War Draft Registration - 1 Jul 1863 - Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 1907 - Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Simpkin-Brown Cemetery
    Griggsville
    Pike, Illinois
    USA - - Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, USA
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    John Lasbury Snr.
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    Histories
    Biography of John Lasbury
    Biography of John Lasbury

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    John Lasbury Short Biography
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  • Notes 
    • John Lasbury was born in Kensington, London, England, Nov. 11, 1830, and was educated in the same place.

      He learned the butcher's trade when quite young, and came to America in 1852 in a sail-ship: was 10 weeks coming from Liverpool to New Orleans, and 3 weeks from New Orleans to St. Louis.

      From St. Louis he walked to Griggsville in a deep snow, a distance of about 110 miles; this he accomplished in 3 days' time.

      He worked for the late Robert Allen, of Griggsville, for about 2 years; was the first butcher in Griggsville: supplied Griggsville and Pittsfield both with meat from one beef, and sometimes would have some left, which he would take to Perry.

      He was married March 20, 1858, to Sarah Simpkin, daughter of Thos. Simpkin, deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Lasbury have 5 children, - Mary, Ann, Elizabeth, John and Vincent. Mr. L. resides on sec. 28, Griggsville tp., and is engaged in farming and stock-raising. He has some fine cattle, and he brought the first long-wooled sheep to this part of the country. These sheep were brought from Canada.
    • (Research):JOHN LASBURY Snr. - The deceased John Lasbury, who passed to rest Sunday, Nov. 17, 1907, was born in Kensington, England, Nov. 11, 1830. He was a son of Benjamin and Mary Lasbury, being the second child born to the union.

      He came to America in 1851, living for a time with his uncle in Flint township, Pike county, Illinois. He Afterwards moved to Griggsville, where he has resided continuously to the time of his death.

      He was united in marriage Sarah Simpkin in Griggsville, Ill., on March 20, 1858. Had he lived until March 20 next, he would have celebrated his golden wedding anniversary.

      There were born to this union five children three daughters and two sons: Mary (Mrs. John Stead), Anne (Mrs. Charles Hatch), Elizabeth (Mrs. Louis Parker) John, all of Griggsville; and Vincent, of Chicago, all of whom survive the deceased. Two brothers, Thomas, resid-ing in Griggsville, Benjamin G., residing in London, England; and two sisters Mrs. Hearn, of Bristol, England, and Mrs. Norman, of Hammersmith, England, survive him.

      He passed nearly all of a long life in and near Griggsvllle, pursuing the occupation of farming.

      He leaves a large circle of friends and acquaintances, who will long cherish the many sterling qualities of character which so endeared him to all who had the pleasure of his intimate acquaintance and friendship.

      May he rest in peace and light perpetual shine upon him.

      The funeral service was held at St. James church Tuesday afternoon, Nov 19, at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. James Maxon, of Galesburg.

      The interment was in beautiful Walnut Grove cemetery south of the city.

      The pall bearers were Dr. T. S. and Rufus Hitch Thos. Simpkin, Jr., T. M. Yates, Page Hatch and Robert Hopkins, all nephews of the deceased except one.

      Contributed by Sandi Donaldson

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Find my Past.

    2. [S50] IGI FamilySearch Records.