Susanna Pheobe (1) Hogger


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Susanna Pheobe (1) Hogger was born in 1856 to parents James (3) Hogger and his wife Sarah (nee) Snell [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 411, 1856 (June)]. She was christened on June 1st 1856 at Lavenham [PR: Cosford DB].

The 1861 Census finds her at age "5" living with her parents in Church Street, Lavenham.

The 1871 Census finds her at age "15" and unmarried, still living with her parents in Church Street and still attending school.

The 1881 Census finds her at age 25, unmarried and living in the household of her brother James (7) at Bears Lane in Lavenham. Her occupation is given as "formerly schoolmistress".

In 1888 she married a gardener Alfred George Pizzey [Marriage Index: Cosford 4a 829, 1888 (Sept)]. The GRO reference renders her name as "Susanna Phoebe". They married on August 2nd 1888 at Preston St. Mary; he was the son of a nurseryman Edward Pizzey and his wife Sarah Ann (nee) Clarke and was born in 1861 [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 459, 1861 (June)].

The 1891 Census finds her at age "32" living with her husband and their first two sons in the High Street, Hadleigh. Alfred George was occupied as a market gardener. His parents were living in the same street. His father's birthplace is given as Enfield, Middlesex. Also in Susanna's household was her unmarried sister Lydia Jane (1).

The 1901 Census finds the family still living in the High Street and Alfred George again occupied as a market gardener.

Alfred George died aged "51" in 1912 [Death Index: Cosford 4a 770, 1912 (Sept)]. It is not yet known where or when Susanna Pheobe (1) died.

Her children by Alfred George Pizzey

  1. Edward George Pizzey - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 712, 1889 (June)]
  2. Geoffrey James Pizzey - born January 12th 1891 - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 742, 1891 (March)]
  3. Reginald Alfred Pizzey - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 752, 1892 (June)]
  4. Winifred Alice Pizzey - [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 806, 1895 (March)]

Winifred Alice was nicknamed "Madge" by her parents in her childhood.