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Name: Beven, John (Nugent)

Date/Place of Birth: 1834 Exeter, Devon, England
Date/Place of Death: 1879 20 Apr Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relationships

Father: Philip Beven 1801 – 1844 Mother: Jane Davey 1804 – 1872
Siblings:

Philip Beven Jr 1827 – 1844 / Elizabeth Beven 1830 – / Edward Beven 1831 – / Edwin Beven 1831 – 1889 / Charles Beven 1833 – / Mary Jane Beven 1839 – / Alfred Beven 1843 –

 

Spouse: Unmarried Date married:  
Children:  

 

Timeline

Date Event
abt 1834 Exeter, Devon, England
1835 15 Mar Baptism - Age: 1 - Holy Trinity, Exeter, Devon, England (Source: Family Search) / 15 Mar 1835 • Holy Trinity, Exeter, Devon / England Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 / John Beven / Male / Baptism Date: 15 Mar 1835 / Place: Holy Trinity, Exeter, Devon, England / Father: Philip Beven / Mother: Jane / FHL Film Number: 917200
   
1837 Birth of Brother Alfred Beven (1837–1837) - bef 5 Feb 1837 • Exeter, Devon, England
1837 31 Dec Death of Brother Alfred Beven (1837–1837) 31 Dec 1837 • Holy Trinity, Exeter, Devonshire, England
   
1939 Jan Birth of Sister Mary Jane Beven (1839–1890) - Jan 1839 • Exeter, Holy Trinity, Devon, England
   
   
   
   
   
1841 Apr 1841 England Census about John Beven age: 6 (abt 1835) Male : born: Devon, England in Civil parish: Holy Trinity, Exeter City, Devon, England / Reg dist: Exeter - Sub-reg dist: St Sidwell / / Piece: 268, Book: 13, Folio: 14, Page: 22 / Other household members: Caroline Roper 20 / Philip Beven 40 / Jane Beven 40 / Philip Beven Jnr 14 / Elizabeth Beven 11 / Edward Beven 9 / Edwin Beven 9 / Charles Beven 7 / Mary Beven 2 / Wm Woolcott 71 - House on Collerton Grove
   
1843 Mar Birth of Brother Alfred Beven (1843– ) Mar 1843 • Exeter, Holy Trinity, Devon, England
   
   
1844 18 Jun Death of Father Philip Beven (1801–1844) 18 Jun 1844 • Colliton Grove, Holy Trinity, Exeter, England
   
1850 27 Sep Royal Navy - HMS Portland / John Beven RN No.21584 / Ship: Portland / Age: 14 / Rating: Boy 1st class / Discharge 18 Jun 1853 - Record Sheet
1853 19 Jun Royal Navy - HMS Portland / John Beven / RN No 21584 / Conduct: V Good / Age: 17 / Entry 19 Jun 1853 / Rating: Boy 1st class / Discharge: 29 Apr 1854
   
1854 15 Feb ??? England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892 about John Beven age 20 / Date of Trial: 28 Feb 1854 - Location of Trial: Devon, England / Sentence: Imprisonment for 1 week for Larceny
England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892 about John Beven
1854 28 Feb Residence - Age: 20 - Devon, England
   
1854 30 Apr HMS St GeorgeRoyal Navy - HMS St George / John Beven / RN No: 21584 / Character: V Good / Ship: St George / Age: 18 / Entry: 30 Apr 1854 / Rating: Boy 1st class / Discharge: 15 Nov 1854 - Commanded by Captain John Kingcome, flagship of Commodore Michael Seymour, Her Majesty's ship St. George - guard ship off Devonport, Plymouth
1854 17 Nov

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1854 Royal Navy / HMS Exmouth / John Beven / RN No: 21584 / Ship: Exmouth / Entry: 17 Nov 1854 / Rating: Boy 1st class / Discharge: 14 Jan 1855 / Exmouth was ordered as a 90-gun sailing ship from Devonport Dockyard converted to operate under steam propulsion on 30 Oct 1852

1855 15 Jan Royal Navy - HMS Exmouth / John Beven / Ship: Exmouth / Entry: 15 Jan 1855 / Rating: Ord Seaman / Discharge: 31 May 1855 / In 1855 HMS Exmouth served in the Baltic Sea as flagship of Sir Michael Seymour.
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
1855 10 Mar 10 Year Contract: John Beven / PoB: Exeter / Admiralty: Royal Navy Continuous Service Engagement Books / Service Number: 21584 / Date Volunteering: 10 March 1855 / DoB: November 1835 / National Archives, Kew / Public Record / Open Document Ref: ADM 139/216
1860 21 Oct Death of Mother Jane (Joan) (Joanna) Davie (Davey) (Davy)(1804–1860)
21 Oct 1860 • Exeter, Devon
1861 Apr 7

Residence - 1861 England Census about John Beven - Age: 25 (abt 1836) Relation: A B (Seaman) - Gender: Male / Where born: Exeter, Devon, England / Civil parish: Vessels - Royal Navy - England - HMS Arrogant / 1/4437/ Folio: 19/ Pg: 18 - Age: 27 - Vessels, Royal Navy, England ( Arrogant was built in 1848, Frigate ; Armament 10, Launched : 5 Apr 1848 ; Disposal date or year : 1867 / BM: 2565 tons / Propulsion: Screw / Machinery notes: 360 ; Speed ; 8.64 knots ; (HMS Arrogant was an early wood screw frigate of the Royal Navy, launched in 1848 and sold in 1867 - Keel laid down in 1845 in Jan, 1846, Arrogant, 10, steam frigate, Mr. Fincham, three eighths built, at Royal Naval Dockyard Portsmouth)
Index Record
Year ending 31 Dec 1861 HMS Arrogant suffered 538 cases of sickness during the year, in addition, 1 officer and 16 ratings died and 20 ratings were invalided back to England.
The Arrogant was taken out of active service and fitted for Coast Guard duties in 1857. She was decommissioned in 1862
   
1866 Oct Death of Sister Elizabeth Ann Beven (1830–1866) Oct 1866 ???? • Plymouth, Devonshire, United Kingdom
   
   
1879 20 Apr Death - Age: 44 Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
John Beven, 44 a Single Seaman born in England 1835 "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915" Death (Cirrhosis of Liver) 20 Apr 1879 Tewksbury, Massachusetts /Father: Phillip /Mother: Johanna /Ref: v 311 p 174 /GS Film no: 960216 Digital Folder: 4221431 Image no: 593

 

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