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Ancestry report for William Wells Marchant, sexton, son of John Marchant, farm labourer and Sarah Marchant [Cheeseman]
Generation No. 1
1. William Wells Marchant, sexton was the son of (2) John Marchant, farm labourer and (3) Sarah Marchant [Cheeseman]. He was born 1834 at Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1837 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
He married (1) Maria Rogers on Oct to Dec 1856, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1856 Q4 Vol 2b Page 167. She was born c 1825. They had the following children:
iFrances Maria who was born 1859 Danehill, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1859 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
iiHarriett who was born 13th Jun 1861 Danehill, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1862 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
iiiJane who was born 11th Jan 1862 Danehill, Sussex; christened 31st May 1868 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
ivMatilda who was born 29th Apr 1865 Danehill, Sussex; christened 31st May 1868 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
He married (2) Ansley Tester on Oct to Dec 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1873 Q4 Vol 3b Page 195. She was the daughter of Robert Newnham, farm labourer and Philadelphia Newnham [Winn]. She was born 1823 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1823 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
 
Generation No. 2
2. John Marchant, farm labourer was the son of (4) John Marchant, labourer and (5) Mary Marchant [Pinyon]. He was born 28th Apr 1801 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 8th May 1801 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
He married Sarah Cheeseman on 25th Dec 1823 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1802 at Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
iFrances who was born 1824 Fletching, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1824 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
iiSarah Ann who was born 1827 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex; christened 5th Aug 1827 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant; died Dec 1867 Danehill, Sussex, aged 40 years; buried 29th Dec 1867 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex
iiiJohn who was born 1829 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 6th Dec 1829 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
ivSusan who was born 1832 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex; christened 22nd Jul 1832 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
vWilliam Wells who was born 1834 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1837 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
viDiana who was born 1837 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 16th Jul 1837 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
viiMary Jane who was born 1841 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex; christened 31st Jan 1841 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
viiiHarriett who was born 1844 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1844 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 
3. Sarah Marchant [Cheeseman] She was born 1802 at Fletching, Sussex
She married John Marchant on 25th Dec 1823 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was the son of John Marchant, labourer and Mary Marchant [Pinyon]. He was born 28th Apr 1801 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 8th May 1801 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant. They had the following children:
iFrances who was born 1824 Fletching, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1824 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
iiSarah Ann who was born 1827 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex; christened 5th Aug 1827 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant; died Dec 1867 Danehill, Sussex, aged 40 years; buried 29th Dec 1867 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex
iiiJohn who was born 1829 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 6th Dec 1829 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
ivSusan who was born 1832 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex; christened 22nd Jul 1832 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
vWilliam Wells who was born 1834 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1837 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
viDiana who was born 1837 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 16th Jul 1837 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
viiMary Jane who was born 1841 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex; christened 31st Jan 1841 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
viiiHarriett who was born 1844 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1844 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 
Generation No. 3
4. John Marchant, labourer He was born c 1775
He married Mary Pinyon on 17th Oct 1796 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born c 1775. They had the following children:
iAnn who was born 1799 Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Mar 1799 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
iiJohn who was born 28th Apr 1801 Fletching, Sussex; christened 8th May 1801 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
iiiMary who was born 1803 Fletching, Sussex; christened 1st May 1803 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
ivEdmund who was born 1804 Fletching, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1804 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant; died Nov 1881 Fletching, Sussex, aged 76 years; buried 14th Nov 1881 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
vDiana who was born 1806 Fletching, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1806 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
viSusanna who was born 1808 Fletching, Sussex; christened 9th Oct 1808 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
viiThomas who was born 1810 Fletching, Sussex; christened 21st Oct 1810 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
viiiFrances who was born 1812 Fletching, Sussex; christened 22nd Nov 1812 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant; died Sep 1813 Fletching, Sussex, aged 11 months; buried 1st Sep 1813 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
ixNaomi who was born 6th Sep 1814 Fletching, Sussex; christened 18th Sep 1814 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Mary Marchant
 
5. Mary Marchant [Pinyon] She was born c 1775
She married John Marchant on 17th Oct 1796 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was born c 1775. They had the following children:
iAnn who was born 1799 Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Mar 1799 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
iiJohn who was born 28th Apr 1801 Fletching, Sussex; christened 8th May 1801 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
iiiMary who was born 1803 Fletching, Sussex; christened 1st May 1803 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
ivEdmund who was born 1804 Fletching, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1804 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant; died Nov 1881 Fletching, Sussex, aged 76 years; buried 14th Nov 1881 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
vDiana who was born 1806 Fletching, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1806 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
viSusanna who was born 1808 Fletching, Sussex; christened 9th Oct 1808 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
viiThomas who was born 1810 Fletching, Sussex; christened 21st Oct 1810 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
viiiFrances who was born 1812 Fletching, Sussex; christened 22nd Nov 1812 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant; died Sep 1813 Fletching, Sussex, aged 11 months; buried 1st Sep 1813 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
ixNaomi who was born 6th Sep 1814 Fletching, Sussex; christened 18th Sep 1814 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Mary Marchant
 

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