The following pages contain the little which is known concerning a family of no social importance, and will consequently, only be interesting to those connected with it. For such they are written, and to such addressed, without any apology for their publication. George William Marshall, 1866.

Maurice Morcombe Scantlebury1

Male, #3357, born 1 Jun 1902, died 13 Oct 1967
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherArchibald John Scantlebury1 born 19 Jun 1878, died 3 May 1942
MotherBlanche Morcombe1 born 25 Jul 1880


Julia Marguerite Mosher born 2 Jan 1907, died 21 Jul 1967
(Child) Birth1 Jun 1902 29 Albert Road, Devonport, Devon, England1,2 
Baptism3 Jul 1902 The Parish Church of St. James the Great, Devonport, Devon, England2 
(Son) Census 19113 Apr 1911 Hassenford, St. Germans, Cornwall, England; Principal=Archibald John Scantlebury, Principal=Blanche Morcombe3 
(Son) USA 1920 Census8 Jan 1920 Lexington, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America; Principal=Archibald John Scantlebury, Principal=Blanche Morcombe4 
Marriage28 Dec 1925 Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America; Principal=Julia Marguerite Mosher5 
(Son) USA 1930 Census2 Apr 1930 West Flournay Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America; Head=Archibald John Scantlebury, Wife=Blanche Morcombe6 
(Deceased) Death13 Oct 1967 O'Zion Baptist Church, Meadville, Mississipi, United States of America5 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S4] Birth Indexes ~ General Register Office.
  2. [S16] - name of person - record type, City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St. Annes Street, Westminster, London, England.
  3. [S72] The 1911 Census of England and Wales.
  4. [S100] The 1920 Census of the United States of America.
  5. [S55] - name of person - record type, - repository, - repository address.
  6. [S102] The 1930 Census of the United States of America.



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    • Very easily a young person can feel the doors close around them School - knowledge - can break some of that.

      — - Joe Scantlebury
    • I've always said that I would not retire until there are at least 10 other African-American women in transplantation.

      — - Dr. Velma Scantlebury
    • The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them.

      — - Michael Scantlebury
    • It's interesting when people just look at me and think I'm black and then when I open my mouth, they're like, 'Oh, wow..

      — -Dr. Velma Scantlebury
    • a family of farmers, mariners, sailors, coastguards, carpenters, tailors and builders originating from Cornwall in the 16th Century.

      — -Richard Scantlebury
    • go to heaven and have crowns and golden harps.

      —- Dr Vera Scantlebury Brown
    • Scantlebury Frequency: (143) (number of times this surname appears in a sample database of 88.7 million names, representing one third of the 1997 US..

      —- Richard Scantlebury
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  • go to heaven and have crowns and golden harps.

    — - Dr. Vera Scantlebury Brown
  • I wished I had remembered that people think you are rude when you merely express an opinion somewhat different from theirs—they do not realise that we have minds of our own.

    — Dr. Vera Scantlebury Brown
  • An Iroko tree has fallen I was fortunate to be one of the many ‘not so young’ Corrosion Engineers that sat at his feet and Prof Scantlebury taught us well. .

    — - Dayo Olowe
  • Independence means freedom and being able to go out by yourself or go shopping or choosing where you live and who you live with..

    — - Josie Scantlebury
  • Thomas Scantlebury,"' he says " was the adviser, chiefly; while his son, John Barlow Scantlebury, took the more prominent part. I well remember that, on one occasion, the opponents of the church rates would have fatally committed themselves but for my father..