Thursday, January 9, 2014

When the dad really IS the milkman.....Henry Pointon

4th great grandfather of Kristina Hewitt, Brandon Gilby, Sandra Foster and Tiffany Hewitt

Henry Pointon was born about 1814 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.  

Henry Pointon was the son of George Pointon and Ann _________?

Henry Pointon was baptized 9 Apr 1814 at St. Martin, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.  His father, George was a milkman.  He was living on Bristol Street.

baptism record for Henry Pointon, 1814, St. Martin, Birmingham, England

I have to wonder if milkman jokes were common back then...

Henry Pointon married Mary Liggitt 11 Nov 1832 in Newport, Shropshire, England.  

Henry Pointon died in 1897 in Kings Norton, England.

The children of Henry Pointon and Mary Liggitt include:

Sarah Ann Pointon

Henry William Pointon

George Pointon

Louisa Pointon

Genetic Genealogy / DNA testing

The following people have tested their DNA for genealogical purposes:

Kris Hewitt Stewart (23andMe autosomal DNA, FTDNA, AncestryDNA)

Brandon Gilby (23andMe autosomal DNA, FTDNA)

Sandra Foster (23andMe autosomal DNA, FTDNA)

Tiffany Hewitt (23andMe autosomal DNA, FTDNA)

Lewis Hewitt (23andMe autosomal DNA, FTDNA)

Pauline Hewitt (23andMe autosomal DNA, FTDNA)

Samantha Stewart (23andMe autosomal DNA)

Katelyn Stewart (23andMe autosomal DNA)

We would love for more people who are descendants of Henry Pointon to test there as well.

You can read my post  Why take an autosomal DNA Test? or jump right in and Order 23andMe DNA kits for the entire family. Each additional kit is now 20% off.


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