Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


My wife's ancestors - Maltass - Contents

William Maltass

William Maltass.
He lived for a time in England.
He returned to Smyrna.
He mar 4 Sept 1806, Smyrna [LDS IGI] to Mary Barker.
He died pre-1844.
William and Mary had issue:

  1. Eliza Maltass,
    must be "Eliza Melita Maltass" who was "born at Malta", and bapt 3rd July 1807 [British Chaplaincy, Smyrna],
    mar Frederick Hönischer [he seems to have wit a wedding in Smyrna on 3rd Apr 1856].

  2. William Maltass,
    William George Maltass, born 11 July 1809,
    mar Eliza Jackson,
    he died 9 Feb 1862, age 52 yrs,
    she died think 1885,
    both bur Anglican cemetery, Buca, beautiful gravestone,
    had issue:

    1. Thomas Jackson Maltass, born 1848,
      mar his 1st cousin Mary Louisa Maltass,
      he would be Thomas J. Maltass, who wrote family history letter dated from Constantinople, 11 Mar 1892.

    2. Mary Eliza Maltass,
      Mary Maltass, born 18 Nov 1851, Smyrna [LDS IGI],
      mar 1875, Smyrna, to Edward Whittall and had issue.

  3. Lydia Maltass [Lydia Mary],
    mar Edward La Fontaine [born 1806] and had issue.

  4. Henry John Maltass, listed in [Rees family papers].
  5. Emma Maltass, listed in [1844 letter].
  6. Maria Maltass, mar Samuel Hollis Anthony.

  7. Sophia Maltass [NOT Sophice],
    mar Augustin Cousinery [or poss. Coutinery, merchant].

  8. Edward Maltass [Edward Arthur],
    born c.1817, British Chaplaincy [presumably place of bapt rather than birth], Smyrna [LDS Ancestral File],
    or 1818 [LDS IGI].

  9. Sidney Maltass,
    of Smyrna.
    Sidney Herbert Maltass, born 9 Jan 1820, NOT Sydney.
    He mar Lydia Mary Hanson [born 1824, dau of Edward Hanson, of London].
    "Sidney H. Maltass" wrote an account of the production of the plant scammony near Smyrna in the American Journal of Pharmacy. See pp.139-146 of vol.26, 1854.
    Lydia died 3 Sept 1860, age 36 yrs.
    Sidney died 5 Aug 1865, age 45 yrs, leaving 4 children orphans.
    They were both bur Anglican cemetery, Buca.
    They had issue:
    1. 4 children, Maltass, born pre-1860, orphaned in 1865.

  10. Louisa Maltass [Louisa Jane].

Grave of William George Maltass and his wife Eliza Jackson.
Anglican cemetery, Buca.
See full size. From here.
See 2001 photo courtesy of Sandy White.
See other shot and other shot. From Levantine Heritage. Used with permission.

Grave of Sidney Herbert Maltass.
Anglican cemetery, Buca.
From Levantine Heritage. Used with permission.

Grave of Lydia Mary Hanson.
Anglican cemetery, Buca.
From Levantine Heritage. Used with permission.

The following might be William George Maltass and Eliza Jackson above:

Could be same branch:


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