Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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Daniel BECK (1696-?)
and Mary REEVE (1699-1736)
Daniel Back and Mary Reeve were my 7x Great Grandparents.
to see their place in my pedigree chart.)
They married by licence on 18 April 1723 in Cowfold, Sussex. Their
marriage licence was issued by the Archdeaconry of Lewes on 16 April 1723 and
records that Daniel was a husbandman of Bishopstone, Sussex and Mary a spinster
of West Grinstead, Sussex. Daniel then married Ann sometime between
1736 and 1740, but no possible marriage has been found in the Sussex Family
History Group's marriage index.
Daniel Beck was baptised on 6 December 1696 in Arlington, Sussex.
He was the son of
(1663-?) and Barbara
Fuller (1662-?). He may have been buried on 4 February 1769 in Piddinghoe, Sussex or on 14 November 1777 in Telscombe, Sussex.
It is likely both his parents had died before 1711. They had been settled
in Arlington, so why did Daniel not remain there and how did he come to be of
Bishopstone when he married?
Mary Reeve was baptised on 23 April 1699 in West Grinstead, Sussex.
She was the daughter of
(1671-1748) and Ann
Gardiner (?-?). Mary was buried on 19 March 1735/6 in
Ann's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me. She may
have been buried on 15 February 1810 in Piddinghoe, but this burial may refer to
her daughter, or some other Ann Back.
Daniel Beck and Mary Reeve had 7 known children:
was baptised on 13 July 1724 in Newhaven.
my 6x Great Grandfather,
was baptised on 18 July 1725 in Newhaven. He married
in 1753. (They have their own page.)
was baptised on 23 April 1727 in Newhaven and
buried there on 10 March 1728/9.
was baptised on 5 December 1729 in Newhaven
and buried there on 9 December 1729.
was baptised on 5 December 1729 in Newhaven.
Mary had an illegitimate daughter:
was baptised on 25 May 1754 in Laughton, Sussex. Her father was named as
She died as an infant and was buried on 15 September 1754 in Chiddingly,
on 1 December 1761 in Laughton. Maryís
surname was recorded as Back on the banns, but as Backbeath in the marriage
was baptised on 10 October 1731 in Newhaven
and buried there on 16 July 1733.
was baptised on 9 September 1733 in Newhaven
and buried there on 23 August 1734. A Daniel Beck died on 27 October 1740 and was buried on 29
October 1740 in Piddinghoe.
Daniel Beck and Ann had 8 known children:
was born on 8 April and baptised on 20 April
1740 in Piddinghoe.
was born on 24 October and baptised on 8
November 1741 in Piddinghoe. She may have married
on the 7 April 1769 in Barcombe, Sussex.
was baptised on 6 November 1743 in Piddinghoe
and possibly buried there on 1 November 1748, but the burial register only
records a name.
was baptised on 20 October 1745 in Piddinghoe
and possibly buried there on 12 June 1754, but the burial register only
records that William Beck was buried.
was baptised on 13 September 1747 in
was baptised on 1 October 1749 in Piddinghoe.
He died aged 83 years and was buried on 4 December 1831 in Laughton.
Joseph married twice. First to
on 23 October 1776 in Laughton. Mary was a
spinster and they were both of Laughton. The witnesses were
I havenít found any children from this marriage.
Mary was buried on 2 July
1784 in Laughton.
Joseph then married
on 29 May 1786 in Battle, Sussex. At the time
of their marriage John was described as a widower of Laughton and Elizabeth a
spinster of Battle.
Elizabeth died aged 80 years and was buried on 26 October 1843 in Laughton,
therefore, she was born about 1763.
Joseph and Elizabeth had 8 known children:
was batpised on 23 August 1786 in
was baptised and buried on 25 March 1788 in Laughton.
was baptised on 27 December 1789 in Laughton.
A Joseph Back of Sussex was convicted of having forged bank notes in
1815 and transported for 14 years (ref. HO27/11). I don't know if the
2 Josephs were one and the same, as there was also a Joseph Back born
in 1775 and another
Joseph Back was born in 1776.
was batpised on 18 September 1791 in
was baptised on 12 October 1793 in
Kitty Back was
born on 3 April 1796 and baptised on 15 May 1796 (Brighton, I think).
Kitty married George Moore on 10 November 1812 in Brighton.
was born on 16 November 1797 and baptised
soon after in Brighton, as per an entry in the Laughton parish register.
was baptised on 4 February 1800 in
was baptised on 26 March 1752 in Piddinghoe.
Brown in 1777. (They have
their own page.)
was baptised on 6 August 1758 in Piddinghoe.
This page was updated on 3 September 2014