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.

Jessie Genevieve Harris1

Jessie Genevieve Harris wife of Edward Scantlebury
Female, #2976, born 16 Sep 1887, died 19 May 1974


Edward Scantlebury born 30 Jan 1886, died 13 Jul 1970
Birth16 Sep 1887 Menheniot, Cornwall, England1 
(Child) Birth27 Nov 1887 The Parish Church of St. Lalluwy, Menheniot, Cornwall, England2 
Census5 Apr 1891 Villiage School Green, Menheniot, Cornwall, England1 
(Bride) Marriage25 Apr 1912 Menheniot, Cornwall; Groom=Edward Scantlebury, Witness=Jane Scantlebury1,3,4 
Married NameJun 1912 Scantlebury1 
Death19 May 1974 Calgary, Alberta, Canada5 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S27] The 1891 Census of England & Wales.
  2. [S31] - name of person Bapisim, - repository, - repository address.
  3. [S5] General Record Office Marriage Index.
  4. [S2] Original marriage certificate of - name of person and - second person, - event date "- cd."
  5. [S3] The Death Certificate.
  6. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS.



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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..