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William Maltass

Marriage of William Maltass, 4 Sept 1806.
From Smyrna Anglican Chaplaincy register.

William Maltass.
He lived for a time in England.
He returned to Smyrna.
He mar 4 Sept 1806 to Mary Barker [dau of William Barker].
They mar at Buca (Boudjah) near Smyrna. Record in [British Chaplaincy, Smyrna].
He wit his brother Benjamin's mar 1812.
He wit his dau Lydia's mar 1839.
He died pre-1844.
William and Mary had issue:

  1. Eliza Maltass.
    Eliza Melita Maltass, born at Malta.
    She was bapt 3 July 1807 by the Chaplain of the Malta Garrison.
    Baptism record is in records of [British Chapel, Smyrna]. But think baptised in Malta.
    She mar Frederick Hönischer.
    He seems to have witnessed a wedding in Smyrna on 3 Apr 1856.

  2. William Maltass,
    William George Maltass, born 10 or 11 July 1809 [British Chapel, Smyrna].
    Listed as of Smyrna at mar.
    He mar 2 June 1836 in Smyrna to Eliza Jackson [of Smyrna].
    See entry in Smyrna Anglican Chaplaincy register.
    He wit his sister Lydia's mar 1839.
    He died 9 Feb 1862, age 52 yrs.
    She died think 1885.
    They are both bur Anglican cemetery, Buca. Beautiful gravestone.
    They had issue:

    1. Thomas Jackson Maltass, born 1848.
      He 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].
      She mar 1875, Smyrna, to Edward Whittall and had issue.

  3. Lydia Maltass,
    Lydia Mary Maltass, bapt 14 December 1810 [British Chapel, Smyrna].
    Living Smyrna at mar.
    She mar 23 Oct 1839 to Edward La Fontaine [born 1806] and had issue.
    They mar at Buca (Boudjah) near Smyrna.
    See entry in Smyrna Anglican Chaplaincy register.

  4. Emma Maltass,
    Emma Mary Ann Maltass, born 13 October 1811 [British Chapel, Smyrna].
    Listed in [1844 letter].

  5. Henry John Maltass,
    born 1 May 1813 [British Chapel, Smyrna].
    Listed in [Rees family papers].

  6. Maria Maltass.
    Mary Grace Maltass, born 8 November 1814 [British Chapel, Smyrna].
    She mar Samuel Hollis Anthony.

  7. Sophia Maltass,
    NOT Sophice.
    Sophia Jane Maltass, born 29 May 1816 [British Chapel, Smyrna].
    She was buried 22 November 1816, aged 6 months [British Chapel, Smyrna].

    She was said to have married Augustin Cousinery [think NOT Coutinery, merchant]. But it must be another dau.
    Augustin Cousinery wit Lydia's marriage 1839.

  8. Edward Maltass,
    Edward Arthur Maltass,
    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. Formerly 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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