Would someone be able to check the baptisms for this couple under St Ives.
Hannibal Thomas married Grace Thomas married on 2 Apr 1837, St Ives.
Listed in the 1851 Census, residence Back Lane, Place: Uny Lelant, St Ives Parish, Hannibal head of household, age 43, sailor, born St Ives, wife Gace, 37, born St Ives, children Grace 13, John 10, Jane . 8, Hanibal 6, and Mary 3, all born in St Ives. He died between Jan-Mar 1853, Penzance Reg. District.
I had wondered about the middle initial R. for daughter Jane. It's great when you get a distinctive name liek Hannibal. What on earth is the origin of that Cornwall. Could it be handed down from stories by the Romans of their fierce intimidator, Hannibal and his elephants? Very curious.