OUR DIRECT LINE WHEATONS continued
PHILLIP WHEATON 1863-1948, born 15th May 1863 Somersham, Huntingdonshire; married 29th July 1884 Warboys, Huntingdonshire to Emma HYDE. Children: Philip (1884-1884), Florence Victoria (1887-1953), Ernest (1889-1891), Priscilla (1891-1979), Ernest (1893-1916), Ada (1895-1978), Minnie (1897-1989), Leonard (1901-1901), William Alphonso (1907-1975) and Frank (1907-1907). Emma died two years after her husband in 1951.
ERNEST WHEATON 1893-1916, born 29th June 1893 Fulham, London; married 15th January 1916 West Ham, Essex to Beatrice JACKSON. Ernest was missing presumed dead on the 3rd July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. Beatrice JACKSON remarried in 1918 to William Henry MILLER and she died in May 1941.
ERIC WILLIAM WHEATON born 10th April 1911, Grays, Essex; first marriage 4th November 1930 Rochford, Essex to Gladys May CROSS; after her death in 1951 second marriage 6th April 1951 Wolverhampton, Staffordshire to Gladys Emily CROSS née WILLIAMS; children Valerie Daphne (1931-1962), Peter Ernest (1933-1933) and Dennis Ian (1936). Both Eric and his second wife died in Australia in 1991 and 1985 respectively.
DENNIS IAN WHEATON born 1st May 1936 Rochford, Essex; married 10th September 1960 Cheam, Surrey to Jean Kathleen TERRY; children Paul Charles (1964) and Lynne Kathryn (1967)