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Descendant's report for Fortunatus Slater, son of Fortunatus Slater and Ann Slater [Berry]
Generation No. 1
  1. Fortunatus Slater was the son of Fortunatus Slater and Ann Slater [Berry]. He was born 1786 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 15th Nov 1786 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Harriet Dray on 18th Mar 1821 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was born c 1790. They had the following children:
  iLydia who was born 1822 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 11th Aug 1822 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
2 iiWilliam who was born 1824 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 24th Oct 1824 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
3 iiiFortunatus who was born 1826 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1826 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  ivGeorge who was born 1828 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 21st Dec 1828 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  vJames who was born 1830 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 12th Dec 1830 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viStephen who was born 1832 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 26th Aug 1832 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
4 viiJohn who was born 1834 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1834 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viiiMary who was born 1837 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jul 1837 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. William Slater, farm labourer was the son of Fortunatus Slater and Harriet Slater [Dray]. He was born 1824 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 24th Oct 1824 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Margaret Sherbourne on 16th Apr 1853 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was born 1828 at Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iLydia who was born 1854 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1854 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiWilliam who was born 1857 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 31st May 1857 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiHarriet who was born 1859 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 31st May 1859 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
5 ivJames who was born 1863 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Feb 1863 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  vMary who was born 1867 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Jan 1867 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viAlice who was born 1869 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Jun 1869 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viiGeorge who was born 1871 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 26th Nov 1871 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viiiJohn who was born 1871 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 26th Nov 1871 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  3. Fortunatus Slater was the son of Fortunatus Slater and Harriet Slater [Dray]. He was born 1826 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1826 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Dorothy Holmes on 21st Jul 1857 at Minster, Kent, registered at Sheppey District, Kent, ref: 1857 Q3 Vol 2a. She was born 1835 at Sheerness, Kent. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1858 at Sheerness, Kent
  iiEdward John who was born 1860 at Sheerness, Kent
  iiiElizabeth who was born 1863 at Sheerness, Kent
  ivFortunatus who was born 1865 at Sheerness, Kent
6 vSamuel who was born 1869 at Sheerness, Kent
   
  4. John Slater was the son of Fortunatus Slater and Harriet Slater [Dray]. He was born 1834 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1834 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Jane on c 1862. She was born 1842 at Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
7 iKate who was born 1865 at Cowden, Kent
  iiFrederick who was born 1867 at Cowden, Kent
   
Generation No. 3
  5. James Slater, general labourer on farm was the son of William Slater, farm labourer and Margaret Slater [Sherbourne]. He was born 1863 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Feb 1863 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Sophia Pilbin on Oct to Dec 1890, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1890 Q4 Vol 2b Page 266. She was born 1871 at Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
8 iMargaret who was born 12th Mar 1893 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1893 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of James Slater (labourer) and Sophia Slater; died 1973 USA
  iiRuth who was born 1895 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th Sep 1895 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of James Slater (labourer) and Sophia Slater
  iiiWilliam Henry James who was born 1898 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 11th Sep 1898 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, son of James Slater (labourer) and Sophia Slater
  ivGrace A. who was born 1904 at Withyham, Sussex
  vMary V. who was born 1910 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  6. Samuel Slater was the son of Fortunatus Slater and Elizabeth Dorothy Slater [Holmes]. He was born 1869 at Sheerness, Kent; emigrated 22nd Jan 1909 to Brisbane, Australia, on board SS Waipara
  He married Rose Alice Willis on Apr to June 1893, registered at Medway District, Kent, ref: 1893 Q2 Vol 2a Page 1032. She was born 1870 at Gillingham, Kent; emigrated 22nd Jan 1909 to Brisbane, Australia, on board SS Waipara. They had the following children:
  iSarah Elizabeth L. who was born Jan to Mar 1895 at Gillingham, Kent, registered at Medway District, Kent, ref: 1895 Q1 Vol 2a Page 636
  iiWilliam Samuel L. who was born Oct to Dec 1896 at Gillingham, Kent, registered at Medway District, Kent, ref: 1896 Q4 Vol 2a Page 655
  iiiRuth Winifred L. who was born July to Sep 1898 at Gillingham, Kent, registered at Medway District, Kent, ref: 1898 Q3 Vol 2a Page 673; died July to Sep 1904, aged 6 years
  ivRebecca Rosalind who was born Oct to Dec 1900 at Gillingham, Kent, registered at Medway District, Kent, ref: 1900 Q4 Vol 2a Page 657
  vJohn Fortunatus who was born Oct to Dec 1902, registered at Medway District, Kent, ref: 1902 Q4 Vol 2a Page 703
  viAda Alice who was born Oct to Dec 1905, registered at Medway District, Kent, ref: 1905 Q4 Vol 2a Page 740
  viiFlorence May who was born July to Sep 1906, registered at Medway District, Kent, ref: 1906 Q3 Vol 2a Page 783
   
  7. Kate Farmer [Slater] was the daughter of John Slater and Jane Slater. She was born 1865 at Cowden, Kent
  She married George Farmer, railway servant and platelayer on c 1888. He was born 1862 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 14th Dec 1862 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1889 at Hartfield, Sussex
  iiRose who was born 1890 at Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiLeonard John who was born 1892 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1893 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  8. Margaret Husband [Causley] [Slater] was the daughter of James Slater, general labourer on farm and Sophia Slater [Pilbin]. She was born 12th Mar 1893 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1893 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of James Slater (labourer) and Sophia Slater; died 1973 at USA
  She married Frederick George Causley, Captain, 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers on Oct to Dec 1915, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1915 Q4 Vol 2b Page 397. He was born 23rd Jan 1891 at Heavitree, Devon; died 31st Jul 1917 at Ypres, Belgium, killed in action, aged 26 years; buried after 31st Jul 1917 at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium
   

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