Ishmael married Sarah Wright at Shudy Camps, Cambs, 17 July 1820. In the banns at Hildersham, Ishmael was of Little Abington.
In the 1841 census of Cambridge Road, Little Abington Ishmael was aged 45-49, a shepherd, his wife Sarah was 40-44, William was 20-24, a shepherd, Lydia 10, Ishmael 8 and Harriet 1. All were born in Cambridgeshire.
Sarah died, aged 44, of inflammation after childbirth on 23 September 1843 and was buried at Little Abington, 25 September 1843.
In the 1851 census of Little Abington he was aged 59, a widower and shepherd, whose place of birth was unknown. With him were his children Lydia, aged 19, Ishmael aged 18, a labourer and Harriet, aged 11. All three were born at Little Abington.
In the census of 1861 of Cambridge Road, Little Abington, he was a widower, aged 70, a shepherd of unknown birthplace. With him was his daughter Harriet, unmarried aged 21, a housekeeper, born at Little Abington.
Ishmael died 23 December 1870 of old age, aged 80, at Little Abington. Sophia Keath was the informant. He was buried 29 December 1870 at Little Abington.
Ishmael and Sarah's children were:
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