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Ancestry report for Abigail Tester [Martin], daughter of Joseph Martin, farm labourer and Abigail Martin [Grissby]
Generation No. 1
1. Abigail Tester [Martin] was the daughter of (2) Joseph Martin, farm labourer and (3) Abigail Martin [Grissby]. She was born 1st Aug 1825 at Poundfield, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 30th Oct 1825 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin; died Mar 1853 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 27 years; buried 11th Mar 1853 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She married James Tester on 13th May 1849 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Tester, farmer and Caroline Tester [Wickens]. He was born 3rd Apr 1822 at Boarshead, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iSarah Ann who was born 13th Sep 1850 Frogs Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Nov 1850 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of James Tester (labourer) and Abigail Tester; died Jan 1863 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 12 years; buried 11th Jan 1863 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiJane who was born 1853 Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. Joseph Martin, farm labourer was the son of (4) John Martin and (5) Hannah Martin [Cole]. He was born 1788 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1788 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin; died Jan 1865; buried 22nd Jan 1865
He married Abigail Grissby on 2nd Nov 1812 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born 1795 at Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary Ann who was born 1813 Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex; christened 24th Sep 1813 St Mary's Parish Church, Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex
iiJames who was born c 1815 Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex; christened 12th Mar 1816 St Mary's Parish Church, Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex; died Mar 1891 Eridge Green, Sussex; buried 21st Mar 1891 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
iiiJoseph who was born 26th Feb 1819 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 28th Mar 1819 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
ivThomas who was born 4th Jun 1821 Clackham Street, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1821 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
vGeorge who was born 16th Jul 1822 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 18th Aug 1822 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
viAbigail who was born 1st Aug 1825 Poundfield, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 30th Oct 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin; died Mar 1853 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 27 years; buried 11th Mar 1853 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiHenry who was born 18th Jul 1828 Frog's Bridge, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1828 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
viiiSarah Ann who was born 3rd May 1831 Frog's Bridge, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Jun 1831 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
ixFrederick who was born 1834 Frog's Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1834 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
xHarriett who was born 1837 Frog's Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1837 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin; died 6th May 1906 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 69 years; buried after 6th May 1906 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xiEliza who was born 10th May 1840 Poundfield, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Jun 1840 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
 
3. Abigail Martin [Grissby] She was born 1795 at Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex
She married Joseph Martin on 2nd Nov 1812 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of John Martin and Hannah Martin [Cole]. He was born 1788 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1788 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin; died Jan 1865; buried 22nd Jan 1865. They had the following children:
iMary Ann who was born 1813 Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex; christened 24th Sep 1813 St Mary's Parish Church, Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex
iiJames who was born c 1815 Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex; christened 12th Mar 1816 St Mary's Parish Church, Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex; died Mar 1891 Eridge Green, Sussex; buried 21st Mar 1891 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
iiiJoseph who was born 26th Feb 1819 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 28th Mar 1819 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
ivThomas who was born 4th Jun 1821 Clackham Street, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1821 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
vGeorge who was born 16th Jul 1822 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 18th Aug 1822 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
viAbigail who was born 1st Aug 1825 Poundfield, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 30th Oct 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin; died Mar 1853 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 27 years; buried 11th Mar 1853 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiHenry who was born 18th Jul 1828 Frog's Bridge, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1828 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
viiiSarah Ann who was born 3rd May 1831 Frog's Bridge, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Jun 1831 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
ixFrederick who was born 1834 Frog's Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1834 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
xHarriett who was born 1837 Frog's Hole, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1837 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin; died 6th May 1906 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 69 years; buried after 6th May 1906 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xiEliza who was born 10th May 1840 Poundfield, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Jun 1840 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Martin (labourer) & Abigail Martin
 
Generation No. 3
4. John Martin He was born c 1745
He married Hannah Cole on 11th Feb 1768 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, witnesses: John Hall and Edward Boyce. She was the daughter of Anthony Cole and Ann Cole [Emery]. She was born 1745 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jun 1745 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1770 Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th Apr 1770 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
iiGeorge who was born 1774 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1774 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
iiiThomas who was born 1777 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Jan 1777 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
ivJames who was born 1780 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jul 1780 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
vSamuel who was born 1783 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Jun 1783 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
viJoseph who was born 1788 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1788 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin; died Jan 1865; buried 22nd Jan 1865
 
5. Hannah Martin [Cole] was the daughter of (6) Anthony Cole and (7) Ann Cole [Emery]. She was born 1745 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jun 1745 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She married John Martin on 11th Feb 1768 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, witnesses: John Hall and Edward Boyce. He was born c 1745. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1770 Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th Apr 1770 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
iiGeorge who was born 1774 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1774 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
iiiThomas who was born 1777 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Jan 1777 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
ivJames who was born 1780 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jul 1780 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
vSamuel who was born 1783 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Jun 1783 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin
viJoseph who was born 1788 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1788 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Martin & Hannah Martin; died Jan 1865; buried 22nd Jan 1865
 
Generation No. 4
6. Anthony Cole He was born c 1710
He married Ann Emery on 14th Apr 1732 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born c 1710. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1733 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1733 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiAnne who was born 1736 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1736 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiElizabeth who was born 1743 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1743 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivHannah who was born 1745 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jun 1745 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vAnthony who was born 1750 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1750 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
7. Ann Cole [Emery] She was born c 1710
She married Anthony Cole on 14th Apr 1732 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born c 1710. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1733 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1733 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiAnne who was born 1736 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1736 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiElizabeth who was born 1743 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1743 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivHannah who was born 1745 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jun 1745 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vAnthony who was born 1750 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1750 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 

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