NameMatthew FOSDICK
Birthabt 1816, Eyke, Suffolk, England1689,2987
OccupationCordwainer, Shoemaker1689,1693
FatherMark FOSDICK (~1773-)
MotherMary —— (~1776-)
Birthabt 1815, Wickham Market, Suffolk, England2986,1689
DeathBetween 1851-1861, Eyke, Suffolk, England2999 Age: 36
FatherHenry KEMP (~1879-)
MotherMartha —— (~1793-~1861)
Marriage15 Oct 1848, Melton Parish, Suffolk, England1698
ChildrenMary (~1849-)
 Eleanor Sophia (1850-1934)
Notes for Matthew FOSDICK

Fosdick Family:2053 "The probate records of Suffolk show that as early as 1474 the name Fosdick was already established in that county."

1816 Birth:2987, 1841,1698 Birth year of 1816 calculated from age of 25 years in the 1841 census enumeration; birthplace of Eyke, Suffolk taken from the 1851 enumeration. Canadian death certificate1454 issued in 1934 for daughter Eleanor Sophia Fosdick Gray identified her parents as Matthew Fosdick and Eliza Kemp.

1841 British Census:2987, 1841
Enumerated 6 June 1841
Suffolk, England (Eyke Parish)
Mark Fosdick •• 68, male, farmer, born in Suffolk
Mary •• 65, female, born in Suffolk
Matthew •• 25, male, farm laborer, born in Suffolk

1848 Marriage Certificate:1698 Marriage solemnized by banns in the Parish of Melton in the County of Suffolk, 15 October 1848; Matthew Fosdick, age 30, bachelor, shoemaker, residing in Shottesham; father, Mark Fosdick, labourer; Eliza Kemp, age 27, spinster, residing in Melton; father, Henry Kemp, labourer; witnessed by John Mills and Ellen Symonds.

1851 British Census:1689
Suffolk, England (Village of Eyke)
Enumerated 30 March 1851
Mathew Fosdick •• head, married, age 35, cordwainer, born Eyke, Suffolk
Eliza •• wife, married, age 29, born Wickham Market, Suffolk
Mary •• daughter, age 2, born in Shottisham, Suffolk
Elaenor Sophia •• daughter, age 4 months, born in Eyke, Suffolk
Benjamin Kindred •• visitor, widower, age 49, farm laborer, born in Ipswich, Suffolk
(Related family; one house intervenes; a brother?)
Suffolk, England (Village of Eyke)
Henry Fosdick1691 •• head, married, age 41, carpenter, born in Eyke, Suffolk
Mary Ann •• wife, married, age 41, born in Elmsed, Suffolk
Matilda •• daughter, age 10, at home, born in Eyke, Suffolk
Henry C. •• son, age 16, errand boy, born in Eyke, Suffolk
Mark •• son, age 14, carpenter, born in Eyke, Suffolk
John •• son, age 12, scholar, born in Eyke, Suffolk
James •• son, age 9, scholar, born in Eyke, Suffolk
Jonas •• son, age 7, scholar, born in Eyke, Suffolk
Edward •• son, age 5, scholar, born in Eyke, Suffolk
Sophia Ann •• daughter, 1 month, born in Eyke, Suffolk

1861 British Census:2999:
Suffolk, England (Eyke; Plomesgate Registration District)
Enumerated 7 April 1861
Matthew Forsdick •• head, widower, 45, shoemaker & gardener, born in Eyke, Suffolk
Mary •• daughter, 12, scholar, born in Shottisham, Suffolk
Ellen Sophia •• daughter, 12, scholar, born in Eyke, Suffolk

1870 Death Registration: Matthew Fosdick, death, 1870 Q2 Apr-June, Plomesgate, Suffolk, v. 4a, p. 437 (FreeBMD)
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