William Vernam

Male 1595 - Abt 1647  (52 years)


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  • Name William Vernam 
    Born 1595  Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation sailor, mariner 
    _UID 499A12FFED0340D392AB57964B6DE5E19F00 
    Died Abt 1647 
    Person ID I4554  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 9 May 2020 

    Father John Vernam,   b. Abt 1550,   d. 1606, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Agnes Unknown,   b. CA 1550,   d. Feb 1627, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married CA 1575 
    Family ID F1768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Moysey,   b. 1600, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1680, Bideford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 23 May 1627  Northam St. Margaret, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Vernam,   b. 1628, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anne (Agnes) Vernam,   b. 1629, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1633, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    +3. William Vernam,   b. 1631, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Arthur Vernam,   b. 1635, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1679, at sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F1465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Record Transcription:
      Devon, Port Books
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      First name(s) William
      Last name Vernam
      Role Master
      Year 1627
      Event date 20 Mar 1627/28
      Vessel name Robert
      Tonnage 8
      Registry port Northam
      Administration port Barnstaple
      Trade type Overseas
      Import or export Import
      Master's first name William
      Master's last name Vernam
      Merchant's first name John
      Merchant's last name Eustace
      Vessel departure port Dublin
      Vessel destination port Barnstaple
      Person who kept records Controller
      Summary of taxable cargo Irish wool.
      Register language Mixed
      County Devon
      Country England
      Archive reference E 190/947/6
      Event type Customs Port Book
      Record set Devon, Port Books
      Category Education & work
      Subcategory Merchant Navy & Maritime
      Collections from England, Great Britain



      PCCWills
      Will of William Vernam, Sailor of Northam, Devon 21 February 1648 PROB 11/203
      abstracts of probate acts in the prerogative court of canterbury, vol 4,probate acts anno 1648 p. 388 "William Vernam of p. Northam, Devon.,(mariner), will [25 Essex] pr. Feb 21, 1647-8 by relict Joan"
      will mentions all three of his sons.

      Joan Vernam (widow of William Vernam) was married to Phillip Beale, 10 June 1652, at Northam.