Dorcus Bosanko
Sex: Female
Birth: c1721 Cornwall, England
Baptism: 21/02/1721, Crowan, Cornwall
Death: buried 17/06/1795, Crowan, Cornwall
Father: Reginald Bosanko
Spouse/Partner: William Jewell
Marriage: 25/06/1749, Crowan, Cornwall


Dorcus Bosanko was born in approximately 1721 in Cornwall, England, and baptised on the 21st February 1721 at Crowan, Cornwall. Her father was Reginald Bosanko, but her mother's name is currently unknown.

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Dorcus married at aged 28 to William Jewell, in Crowan on 25th June 1749. William's origins are currently unknown.

Baptism of Dorcus Bosanko

The couple settled in Crowan and had 6 known children, 5 of which survived into adulthood. All of the children were baptised in the Crowan parish church.

Death of Son[edit | edit source]

William and Dorcus' eldest son William died before the age of 7. When and where he is buried has not been determined, but his death is acertained by having a second son called William born in 1757.

Death[edit | edit source]

Dorcus died in 1795 and was buried at Crowan on 17th June 1795, aged 74 years. Her husband William would outlive her by 9 years.


Children[edit | edit source]

Name Birth Death
Children of William & Dorcus Jewell"


William 10/04/1750
baptised Crowan, Cornwall
before 1757


Thomas 01/09/1754
baptised Crowan, Cornwall


William baptised 11/03/1757
baptised Crowan, Cornwall
c1840


Ann baptised 18/11/1759
baptised Crowan, Cornwall


Isaac 18/04/1762
baptised Crowan, Cornwall


Jacob baptised 19/05/1767
baptised Crowan, Cornwall


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