FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
AND LUCY HUNT
JUSTINIAN (JESSE) SOUTHAM was born 12 March 1809 in Great Bourton, Cropredy, Oxfordshire, England to George Southam and Mary Hunt.
Lucy died in October 1831, aged 21, and
was buried in Great Bourton, Oxfordshire.
Justinian then married Esther Bourton 22
Oct 1833 in Cropredy.
The family is found living in Brailes in
the 1841 census. George lived with his grandmother in Cropredy.
The 1841 census shows them in Upper Brailes village:
Justinian Southam, age 30, Plush Weaver
Justinian died 29 March 1848 in
Esther later married William Kilpack, a
plush weaver, on 21 June 1850 in Cropredy. Esther died in Salt
Lake City, Utah 7 April 1879, and is buried in the Salt Lake
Justinian and Lucy had one child:
born 29 November 1830 in Neithrop, Oxfordshire, England; married
(1) Jane Carter, (2) Catherine Cameron 28 November 1862; died 24
Baptism record for George Southam in Banbury, 1830
Justinian and Esther had the following
1. Eliza, born 27 June 1834 in Brailes,
Warwickshire; died in 1888.
2. Hannah, born 11 April 1835; died 9 June 1835
3. Mary Ann, born 28 April 1836 in Great Bourton;
christened 8 May 1836 in Great Bourton.
4. Joanna, christened 6 May 1838 at Adderbury,
Oxford, England; buried 12 June 1838 in Adderbury.
5. Josiah, born
11 April 1839; christened 5 May 1839 at Brailes, Warwick,
England; married (1) Mary Morbey 26 October 1866 in Banbury;
married (2) Elizabeth Meyer 17 April 1908 in Salt Lake City;
died 2 July 1918 in Salt Lake City. Josiah occupation is listed
in the 1871 census of Banbury as a fishmonger. Josiah joined the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and emigrated to
America on the Dakota in October of 1875. The ship’s list shows
Josiah, age 40, Mary, age 38, Sarah, age 15, James, age 11,
Frederick, age 4, Edwin, age 3, and Mary, an infant.
6. Edwin, born 6 May 1841, christened 14 May 1841
at Brailes, Warwick, England, died 9 Feb 1865.
born 6 August 1845 in Great Bourton. William also emigrated to
Utah. George's son, George Henry took his family to Salt Lake
City to see: "where William Southam, his father's brother,
lived in a dugout with his family. The dugout was about a
block northwest of where the Capitol Building stands. William
Southam was a lamp lighter in Salt Lake when all the street
lights had to be lit individually, before they had
electricity." (Alice Southam Cook, in the Life
of George Henry Southam) William is found in the
1880 federal census in Salt Lake City: William Southam, age 32,
born in England, occupation: laborer; Sarah Southam, wife, age
21, born in England, keeping house. (FHL#1255337, 19th Ward,
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, page 102D) William
married Sarah Tims of Banbury before 1880, and had the following
children: Justinian John (1880), William Heber (1883), Lillie
Eliza (1885), Bernard Edwin (1887), Sarah Alice (1889), Lawrence
Lawn (1892) and Vera L. (1894), all born in Salt Lake City.
SOURCE: IGI; Adderbury parish
registers; Family Group Record submitted by Rhea Lewis; Mormon
Immigration Index; Cropredy parish register; 1841 English
census; Banbury parish register.
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