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Michael BROOKER (1664-1751)

and Ann TURNESS (1663-?)

 

Miall Brooker and Ann Turner married on 8 April 1686 in the parish church of St. Thomas Beckett in Fletching, Sussex.  Ann was from Isfield.

Michael Brooker was baptised on 25 March 1664 in West Hoathly, Sussex.  He was the son of Michael Brooker (1633-1664) and Anne.  Both his parents were named in the baptism register.  Michael was buried on 19 May 1751 in Framfield.  He held the position of parish clerk in Framfield from 1688 until 1751.  He was a brickmaker.  The Manor Court Books record that in 1726 Michael took over a cottage in Framfield, which may have been Brookhurst Farm.  He left property at Blackboys to his grandson Michael Brooker (1716-1805).

Ann Turness was born on 7 June 1663.  She was the daughter of Edward Turness and Leah Brooker who were of Isfield, Sussex.  They married on 2 October 1649 in Isfield.  Edward was baptised on 26 February 1626 in Framfield, Sussex and was the son of John Turness.  (I can't remember where I found Ann's date of birth.  Other siblings were baptised in Isfield.)

 

Michael Brooker and Ann Turness had 13 known children:

  1. Edward Brooker was baptised on 10 June 1688 in Framfield.  Only his father's name was mentioned in the baptism register.

    Edward married Elizabeth Newnham on 10 April 1711 in Framfield.  They were both of Framfield.

    Edward and Elizabeth had the following children:

    1. Elizabeth Brooker was baptised on 6 February 1711/2 in Framfield.  Both her parents were named in the baptism register.

    2. John Brooker was baptised on 3 November 1713 in Framfield.  Both his parents were named in the baptism register.

    3. Michael Brooker was baptised on 15 April 1716 in Framfield.  Both his parents were named in the baptism register.  He married Mary sometime before or about 1745.  (They have their own page.)

    4. Sarah Brooker was baptised on 7 September 1718 in Framfield.  Both her parents were named in the baptism register.

    5. Edward Brooker was baptised on 2 February 1720/1 in Framfield.  Both his parents were named in the baptism register.

    6. David Brooker was baptised on 18 November 1723 in Framfield.  Both his parents were named in the baptism register.

  2. William Brooker was baptised on 28 April 1690 in Framfield and buried there on 2 May 1690.  Only his father's name was mentioned in the baptism register.

  3. Ann Brooker was baptised on 28 April 1690 in Framfield and buried there on 2 May 1690.  Only her father's name was mentioned in the baptism register.

  4. Michael Brooker was baptised on 16 August 1691 in Framfield.  Only his father's name was recorded in the baptism register and he was the parish clerk.

  5. John Brooker was baptised on 26 February 1692/3 in Framfield.  Only his father's name was recorded in the baptism register and he was the parish clerk.

    John married Mary Underhill on 14 February 1728 in Stanmer, Sussex.

    John and Mary had the following child:

    1. Michael Brooker was baptised on 30 May 1729 in Framfield.

  6. Leah Brooker was baptised on 19 October 1694 in Framfield.  Only her father's name was recorded in the baptism register and he was the parish clerk.  She was buried on 2 June 1765 in Uckfield.

    Leah married Thomas Diggens on 7 March 1720 in Newhaven, Sussex.

    Thomas was buried in Uckfield on 21 March 1741.

    Thomas and Leah had the following children:

    1. John Diggins was baptised on 2 May 1725 in Uckfield, Sussex.

    2. Martha Diggins was baptised on 17 November 1726 in Uckfield.

    3. William Diggins was baptised on 16 September 1728 in Uckfield.

    4. Anne Diggins was baptised on 24 October 1730 in Uckfield.

    5. Thomas Diggins

  7. David Brooker was baptised on 11 October 1696 in Framfield.  Only his father's name was recorded in the baptism register.

  8. Rachell Brooker was baptised on 6 February 1697/8 in Framfield and buried there on 18 August 1705.  Only her father's name was recorded in the baptism register and he was the parish clerk.

  9. Elizabeth Brooker was baptised on 31 March 1700 in Framfield and buried there on 6 October 1702.  Only her father's name was recorded in the baptism register.

  10. Ann Brooker was baptised on 27 June 1701 in Framfield.  Both her parents were named in the baptism register.  She was buried on 25 November 1771 in Framfield.

    Ann married George Martin on 16 June 1736 in Framfield.

    George was buried in Framfield on 15 July 1771.

    George and Ann had the following children:

    1. Mary Martin was baptised on 12 July 1737.  She may have been buried on 24 February 1806.

    2. Ann Martin was baptised on 25 July 1739.

    3. Thomas Martin was baptised on 22 August 1742.  He was buried on 12 December 1809.  Thomas married Mary Crowhurst on 3 August 1768.

    4. Elizabeth Martin was baptised on 18 May 1746 and buried on 24 January 1747.

  11. Henry Brooker was baptised on 12 September 1703 in Framfield and buried there on 20 January 1703/4.  Only his father's name was recorded in the baptism register.

  12. Elizabeth Brooker was baptised on 12 September 1703 in Framfield and buried there on 20 January 1703/4.  Only her father's name was recorded in the baptism register.

  13. Joseph Brooker was baptised on 20 November 1707 in Framfield and buried there on 22 February 1710.  Both his parents were named in the baptism register.

 

BROOKER          TURNESS

This page was updated on 4 July 2012