Mahala Jane Foreman

F, b. circa 1856, d. 22 February 1916
FatherWilliam Valentine Foreman
MotherElizabeth (?)
Married NameHer married name was Levings. 
Birth*Mahala Jane Foreman was born circa 1856 at Gravesend, Kent, England.1,2,3,4,5  
Residence*She lived circa 1879 at Gravesend, Kent, England.6,7 
Marriage*She married Henry Levings, son of George Odell Levings and Hannah Thayre, on 15 July 1879 at St. George Parish Church, Gravesend, Kent, England. The signing of the marriage register was witnessed by William Valentine Foreman and Elizabeth Foreman.7,6 
Residence*Mahala Jane Foreman and Henry Levings lived between 1880 and 1883 at 16 Cooper's Road, Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.8,9,1,10,11,12,13 
Census*Mahala Jane Foreman appeared on the census of 1881 as the wife of Henry Levings at 16 Cooper's Road, Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.1 
ResidenceMahala Jane Foreman and Henry Levings lived circa 1891 at 57 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.2 
CensusMahala Jane Foreman appeared on the census of 1891 as the wife of Henry Levings at 57 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.2 
ResidenceMahala Jane Foreman and Henry Levings lived between 1901 and 1911 at 27 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.3,4,14,15 
CensusMahala Jane Foreman appeared on the census of 1901 as the wife of Henry Levings at 27 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.3 
(Beneficiary) WillMahala Jane Foreman was listed as a beneficiary in the will of Henry Levings dated 22 January 1903 at Northfleet, Kent, England.15 
ResidenceMahala Jane Foreman lived between 1911 and 1916 at 27 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.16 
Occupation*She was an owner of a blacksmith business between 1911 and 1916 at 27 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.16 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 1911 as the wife of Henry Levings at 27 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.4 
(Beneficiary) ProbateMahala Jane Foreman was listed as a beneficiary in Henry Levings's will on 7 December 1911 at Principal Probate Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice, London, England; £619 0s 4d.15 
Will*Mahala Jane Foreman left a will on 4 February 1916 at Northfleet, Kent, England, witnessed by F. L. Penney and Mary Giggory. The beneficiaries were Henry George Levings, Maud Beatrice Levings and Noel Levings.16 
Death*Mahala Jane Foreman died on 22 February 1916 at 7 London Road, Northfleet, Kent, England. The informant listed on the death certificate was Henry George Levings.5,16 
Burial*Mahala Jane Foreman was buried in 1916 at Gravesend Cemetery, Gravesend, Kent, England. The epitaph reads:
In loving memory of
HENRY LEVINGS
who fell asleep Nov. 3rd 1911
aged 65.
He giveth his beloved sleep.
Also MAHALA JANE
wife of the above
who peacefully away
Feb. 22nd 1916
aged 60..17
ProbateHer estate was probated on 17 May 1916 at Principal Probate Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice, London, England. The executors assigned by the court were Henry George Levings and Frederick William Collins. The estate was valued at £452 3s 2d.16 

Family

Henry Levings b. c 1846, d. 3 Nov 1911
Marriage*Mahala Jane Foreman married Henry Levings, son of George Odell Levings and Hannah Thayre, on 15 July 1879 at St. George Parish Church, Gravesend, Kent, England. The signing of the marriage register was witnessed by William Valentine Foreman and Elizabeth Foreman.7,6 
Children
Last Edited11 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S2301] 1881 census of England, Kent, Northfleet, p. 55, Henry Levings household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 29 Aug 2022); citing Class: RG11; Piece: 877; Folio: 101; Page: 55; GSU roll: 1341208.
  2. [S2302] 1891 census of England, Kent, Northfleet, p. 61, Henry Levings household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 29 Aug 2022); citing Class: RG12; Piece: 650; Folio: 62; Page: 61; GSU roll: 6095760.
  3. [S2303] 1901 census of England, Kent, Northfleet, p. 34, Henry Levings household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 30 Aug 2022); citing Class: RG13; Piece: 716; Folio: 102; Page: 34.
  4. [S2304] 1911 census of England, Kent, Northfleet, Henry Levings household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 30 Aug 2022); citing RG14 PN3842 RD45 SD1 ED9 SN276, 1911 Census Returns of England and Wales, The National Archives of England, Kew.
  5. [S2306] England, death certificate for Mahala Jane Levings, died 22 Feb 1916; citing 02a/950/233, Strood registration district and Northfleet subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  6. [S4055] St. George Parish (Gravesend), "Register of Marriages [1857-1880]," p. 240, entry no. 480, Henry Levings and Mahala Jane Foreman, 15 Jul 1879; imaged, "Kent Marriages And Banns," database and images, FindMyPast (https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript : accessed 11 Nov 2023), PDF file P159-01-18(2).pdf, p. 60 of 65; citing P159/1/18 held by the Medway Archives Centre.
  7. [S2294] England, marriage certificate for Henry Levings and Mahala Jane Foreman, 15 Jul 1879; citing 02a/649/4[8]0, Gravesend registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  8. [S2295] England, birth certificate for Henry George Levings, born 21 Jun 1880; citing 02a/480/31, North Aylesford registration district and Northfleet subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  9. [S2296] St. George Parish (Gravesend), "Register of Baptisms [1873-1893]," p. 109, entry no. 866, Henry George Levings, 18 Jul 1880; imaged, "Medway Council Heritage Services catalogues," database and images, Medway Council Heritage Services (https://cityark.medway.gov.uk/Details/archive/110005204 : accessed 29 Aug 2022), PDF file P159-01-08(1).pdf, p. 56 of 76; citing P159/1/8 held by the Medway Archives Centre.
  10. [S2297] England, birth certificate for Maud Beatrice Levings, born 25 Feb 1882; citing 02a/530/311, North Aylesford registration district and Northfleet subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  11. [S2298] St. George Parish (Gravesend), "Register of Baptisms [1873-1893]," p. 133, entry no. 1058, Maud Beatrice Levings, 02 Apr 1882; imaged, "Medway Council Heritage Services catalogues," database and images, Medway Council Heritage Services (https://cityark.medway.gov.uk/Details/archive/110005204 : accessed 29 Aug 2022), PDF file P159-01-08(1).pdf, p. 68 of 76; citing P159/1/8 held by the Medway Archives Centre.
  12. [S2299] England, birth certificate for Noel Levings, born 30 Sep 1883; citing 02a/511/123, North Aylesford registration district and Northfleet subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  13. [S2300] All Saints Parish (Perry Street), "Baptism Register [1871-1898]," p. 54, entry no. 426, Noel Levings, 11 Nov 1883; imaged, "Medway Council Heritage Services catalogues," database and images, Medway Council Heritage Services (https://cityark.medway.gov.uk/Details/archive/110007140 : accessed 29 Aug 2022), PDF file P270C-1B-01.pdf, p. 29 of 52; citing P270C/1B/1 held by the Medway Archives Centre.
  14. [S2305] England, death certificate for Henry Levings, died 03 Nov 1911; citing 02a/720/246, Strood registration district and Northfleet subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  15. [S2348] London Principal Probate Registry, Grant of Letters of Administration for Henry Levings (07 Dec 1911); PDF copy of official transcript obtained from "Find a will," database with pay-for images, GOV.UK (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills : downloaded 08 Sep 2022); Principal Probate Registry, London.
  16. [S2349] London Principal Probate Registry, Grant of Letters of Administration for Mahala Jane Levings (17 May 1916); PDF copy of official transcript obtained from "Find a will," database with pay-for images, GOV.UK (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills : downloaded 08 Sep 2022); Principal Probate Registry, London.
  17. [S2307] Billion Graves, digital images (http://www.billiongraves.com : accessed 30 Aug 2022), photograph, memorial # 18598511, gravestone for Mahala Jane Levings (1856 - 22 Feb 1916), Gravesend Cemetery, Gravesend, Kent, England.