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.

John Richard Scantlebury1

John Richard "Jack" Scantlebury
Male, #11027, born 15 May 1910, died 2 Sep 1989
Relationship6th great-grandson of Richard Scanterbury
FatherGeorge Richard Scantlebury1 born 1 Dec 1888
MotherMable Mary Heard1 born 14 Aug 1883, died 5 Oct 1975


Deda Dowling born 9 Mar 1909, died Jan 1981
Birth15 May 1910 California, United States of America1,2 
(Son) USA 1920 Census2 Jan 1920 West Acacia Street, San Joaquin, California, United States of America; Head=George Richard Scantlebury, Wife=Mable Mary Heard3 
(Bride) Marriagec 1930 California; Bride=Deda Dowling1 
Death2 Sep 1989 Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States of America2 
ChartsDescendantsOliver Scantleburye


  1. [S133] Joanne Auth's Scantlebury's research & correspndence.
  2. [S134] State death index USA.
  3. [S100] The 1920 Census of the United States of America.



While I have taken care to research this person it's quite possible that I have made an error and if that is the case please contact and advise me of any mistakes or omissions.

    • 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..