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1) PERSON (with source citations as indicated in brackets):
* Name: Joanna Lavor[1–3]
* Alternate Name: Joan Lavor[4–5]
* Sex: Female
* Father: John Lavor (1722-1799)
* Mother: Elizabeth Wills (1725-1796)
2) INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (with source citations as indicated in brackets):
* Birth: before 5 January 1763, South Petherton, Somerset, England[1-3]
* Christened: 5 January 1763 (after age 0), South Petherton, Somerset, England[1–2]
* Death: before 4 November 1836 (before age 73), South Petherton, Somerset, England
* Burial: 4 November 1836 (after age 73), South Petherton, Somerset, England
3) SHARED EVENTS (with source citations as indicated in brackets):
* Spouse 1: John Vaux (1747-1806)
* Marriage 1: 2 August 1785 (after age 22), South Petherton, Somerset, England[1,4,6]
* Child 1: Amy Vaux (1786-1850)
* Child 2: James Vaux (1787-1839)
* Child 3: John Vaux (1789-1790)
* Child 4: William Vaux (1791-1794)
* Child 5: Ann Vaux (1792-1809)
* Child 6: John Vaux (1794-1837)
* Child 7: Joseph Vaux (1796-1872)
* Child 8: William Vaux (1796-1860)
* Child 9: Samuel Vaux (1799-1836)
4) NOTES (with source citations as indicated in brackets):
Joanna Lavor was baptized in South Petherton, Somerset on 5 January 1763, the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Wills) Lavor[1-3].
John Vaux of the parish married Joan Lavor, spinster of the parish, by license on 2 August 1785 in South Petherton parish church by H. Henman, with witnesses John Lavor and John Robins[1,4-5]. John Vaux was age 38 when he married Joan Lavor, who was age 23.
John and Joan (Lavor) Vaux had nine children between 1786 and 1799, all christened in the South Petherton church. At some point, this family was nonconformist.
She survived her husband by 30 years, and was buried on 4 November 1836 in South Petherton.
1. Sara Anson Vaux, The Vaux Family of England, the United States, and Australia (unpublished), Chapter 6, page 21.
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