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Ancestry report for Benjamin Bridger, farm labourer, son of James Bridger, farmer and Elisabeth Bridger [Russell]
Generation No. 1
1. Benjamin Bridger, farm labourer was the son of (2) James Bridger, farmer and (3) Elisabeth Bridger [Russell]. He was born Oct 1811 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 15th Dec 1811 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
He married (1) Ann Heaver on 13th Nov 1833 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was born c 1810
He married (2) Hannah Matilda Tester on 22nd Aug 1839 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of George Tester, farm labourer and Jane Tester [Winn]. She was born 1811 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1811 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of George Tester and Jane Tester. They had the following children:
iGeorge who was born 1840 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1840 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiAnn who was born 1844 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1844 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiiHannah who was born 1844 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1844 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
ivElizabeth who was born 1849 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1851 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
vLucy who was born 1851 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1851 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viBenjamin who was born 1856 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1856 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. James Bridger, farmer He was born c 1770; died c 1848
He married Elisabeth Russell on 19th Jan 1791 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was born c 1770. They had the following children:
iGeorge who was born 1791 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Apr 1791 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiMary who was born 1793 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 11th Feb 1793 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiiJane who was born 1795 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 9th Mar 1795 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
ivLucy who was born 1798 Sussex
vJames who was born 1800 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 19th Oct 1800 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viElizabeth who was born 1803 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st May 1803 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viiAnne who was born 1806 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Jul 1806 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viiiBenjamin who was born Oct 1811 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 15th Dec 1811 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
3. Elisabeth Bridger [Russell] She was born c 1770
She married James Bridger on 19th Jan 1791 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was born c 1770; died c 1848. They had the following children:
iGeorge who was born 1791 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Apr 1791 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiMary who was born 1793 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 11th Feb 1793 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiiJane who was born 1795 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 9th Mar 1795 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
ivLucy who was born 1798 Sussex
vJames who was born 1800 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 19th Oct 1800 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viElizabeth who was born 1803 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st May 1803 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viiAnne who was born 1806 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Jul 1806 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
viiiBenjamin who was born Oct 1811 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 15th Dec 1811 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 

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