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.

Francis Harry James Scantlebury

Francis Harry James Scantlebury
Male, #3347, born 30 May 1882, died 24 Sep 1939
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Skantilbew
FatherWoodman Francis Scantlebury born 11 Aug 1846, died 19 Jan 1907
MotherEliza Barnes born Nov 1849, died 7 Nov 1938

Family 1

Mirum Blanche Searing born 12 Apr 1875, died 10 Apr 1961

Family 2

Marie La Garde Engleke born 30 May 1882, died 23 Feb 1958
(Child) Birth30 May 1882 Brooklyn, Wells, New York, United States of America 
(Son) USA 1900 Census7 Jun 1900 Windsor Place, Brooklyn Ward 22, Kings, New York, United States of American; Head=Woodman Francis Scantlebury, Wife=Eliza Barnes1 
Marriage1905 New York, United States of America; Principal=Mirum Blanche Searing2 
USA 1910 Census18 Apr 1910 Brooklyn Ward 29, Wells, New York, United States of America 
(Bride) Marriage8 Apr 1921 Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States of America; Bride=Marie La Garde Engleke3 
(Head) USA 1930 Census7 Apr 1930 East 29Th Street-From Farragut Road To Flatbush Avenue, Kings County, New York, United States of America; Wife=Marie La Garde Engleke, Daughter=Joan Le Garde Scantlebury4 
(Deceased) Death24 Sep 1939 Kings County, New York, United States of America5 
ChartsDescendants of John Skantilbew


  1. [S73] 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S98] The 1910 Federal Census of the United States of America.
  3. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS.
  4. [S102] The 1930 Census of the United States of America.
  5. [S134] State death index USA.
  6. [S69] Ancestry Family Trees.



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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..