John Romans[1, 2, 3]

Male 1744 - 1800  (56 years)


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  • Name John Romans 
    Born 1744  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Christened 11 Jun 1744  Riccall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 14, 15
    Gender Male 
    _UID 721267691D6A4BD9BEBF6B81059EB1520E70 
    Died 18 Mar 1800  Riccall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17
    Buried 20 Mar 1800  Riccall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    Address:
    the Riccall church yard 
    Person ID I9606  Treefive
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2014 

    Father Robert Romans,   b. 1707,   d. 1746  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Swinbank,   b. 1714,   d. 1794  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 May 1738  Riccall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 18
    Family ID F2756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Gibson,   b. 1747,   d. 1800  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1775  Seaton Ross, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 19, 20
    Children 
     1. Robert Romans,   b. 1772,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Romans,   b. 1776, Riccall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1842, Riccall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Thomas Romans,   b. 25 Apr 1778,   d. Oct 1857  (Age 79 years)
     4. Mary Romans,   b. 1781,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Eleanor Romans,   b. 4 Mar 1786, Riccall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • John's will of 13 Mar 1800 (just 5 days before he died) read:

      'In the Name of God Amen. I John Romans of Riccall int the County of York Yeoman, being weak in Body but of sound and disposing Mind, Memory and Understanding, blessed be Almighty God for the same Do this thirteenth Day of March in the Year of our Lord One Thousand eight Hundred, make and publish this my last Will and Testament in the Manner and Form following. (That is to say) . . . . First I commend my Soul unto the Hands of Almighty God who gave it, and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently and frugally interred at the Discreation of my Executrix and Executors hereinafter named; and as for all my worldly Estate whatsoever and wheresoever, wherewith it has pleased God to bless me, I give, desire and bequeath the same after Payment of my funeral expenses, the Expenses of proving this my Will and all my just Debts, as hereinafter mentioned. I give, devise and bequeath unto my dearly and well beloved Wife Ann Romans all my Estate, real and personal consisting of one Cottage House and Premises situated in Riccall aforesaid and or Occupation of Thomas Brackley together with several Parts or Parcels of Land Copy hold and which I have surrendered to the use of my Will sittuate within the Precincts and Territories of Riccall aforesaid, and now in my possession, to have the said House, Lands and thus my personal Property, and Appartenances to my said Wife ann Romans, jointly and in common with my Sons John and Thomas Romans for and during the Term of her natural Life, and from and immediately after Decease I give, devise and bequeath the Cottage House and Premises and the Parts and Parcels of Land above mentioned unto my said Son John Romans, to have and to hold the same to him, his Heirs and Assigns forever, and the Rest and Residue of my personal Estate I give and bequeath unto my said Sons John and Thomas Romans to be divided equal ly between them, on Condition that the pay unto my two Daughters Mary and Eleanor Romans the Sum of Fifty Pounds each, six months after the Decease of their Mother; and that in Case one or both of my said Daughters should die without lawful Issue then the Shares or Shares of her or Them so dying, to be divided between my said two Sons, Share and Share alike . . . . . And I hereby ordain constitute and appoint my said Wife, Ann Romans and my Sons the said John and Thomas Romans joint Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other Wills by me at any Time heretofore made. In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament set and subscribed my Hand and Seal . . . . .the Day and Year being first above written.
      Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Testator John Romans as and for his last Will and Testament in the Presence of us, who at his Request, in his Presence, and in the Presence of each other subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto . . . . .
      Thomas House & John Ayers'

  • Sources 
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    2. [S2559] ancestry.com Yorkshire, England, Extracted Parish Records, Baptism 11 Jun 1744 Riccall, Yks: John Romans.

    3. [S2559] ancestry.com Yorkshire, England, Extracted Parish Records, 14 --- 1776 Riccall, Yks: John Romans.

    4. [S2556] TRE Family tree - Gibson Family Tree (owner KayeLouise) on ancestry.com accessed 16 Aug 2014.

    5. [S2564] TRE Family tree - Lamb Family Tree (owner christinecfitzgerald) on ancestry.com accessed 25, 28 Aug 2014, John Romans.

    6. [S2566] TRE Family tree - Gibson Family Tree (owner scaur) on ancestry.com accessed 25 Aug 2014, John Romans.

    7. [S2567] TRE Family tree - Monkman Family Tree (owner ciskboy) on ancestry.com accessed 25 Aug 2014, John Romans.

    8. [S2568] TRE Family tree - Lazenby 0608 Family Tree (owner estal_1) on ancestry.com accessed 25 Aug 2014, John Romans.

    9. [S2572] TRE Family tree - Romans Family Tree (owner brendaromans1) on ancestry.com accessed 25 Aug 2014, John Romans.

    10. [S2573] TRE Family tree - Miller Family Tree (owner Elaine Gill) on ancestry.com accessed 25 Aug 2014.

    11. [S2579] Familysearch.org England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975; John Romans 1776, Baptism 11 Jun 1744: Robert Romans.

    12. [S2571] TRE Family tree - Webster Family Tree (owner smikeweb) on ancestry.com accessed 25, 28 Aug 2014.

    13. [S2587] MAR Origins.net Marriage Bonds and Allegations Index 1613-1839, John; Romans; 21; Yorkshire; Riccall; Ann; Gibson; 21; Yorkshire; Seaton Ross; 14 January 1775; Seaton Ross PC.

    14. [S2581] Familysearch.org England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975; John Romans 1744.

    15. [S2608] TRE144 Family tree - Ancestors of Roy Christopher Dearing (owner Alan Mann) on familyorigins.com accessed 15 Oct 2014, TRE144.

    16. [S2559] ancestry.com Yorkshire, England, Extracted Parish Records, Burial Riccall, Yks: John Romans.

    17. [S2589] WIL Origins.net, York Peculiars Probate Collection 1383-1857, John Romans; Riccall, Yorkshire; 1800; Ricall; W (will); Originals; 5.

    18. [S2559] ancestry.com Yorkshire, England, Extracted Parish Records, Marriages, 22 May 1738 Riccall, Yorkshire: Robert Romans and Eleanor Swinbank.

    19. [S2580] Familysearch.org England Marriages, 1538–1973; Romans-Gibson 19 Jan 1775.

    20. [S2583] Familysearch.org England Marriages, 1538–1973; Romans-Gibson 14 Jan 1775.