Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John HEWETT (c1720-?)

and Sarah FARNS (c1720-?)


John Hewett and Sarah Farns married on 13 July 1746 in Lodsworth, Sussex

John Hewett may have been baptised on 18 May 1716 the son of William Hewett (1761-1732) and Mary Hopkins, or on 20 October 1723 the son of John Hewett (1700-1767) and Mary Eldridge (1698-1770).  Both baptisms took place in Cocking, Sussex.

Sarah Farns's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.

A Settlement Certificate was issued on 7 March 1730 to John Hewett a husbandman and wife Sarah, from Didling, Sussex to Cocking, or vice versa.


John Hewett and Sarah Farns had 7 known children:

  1. Sarah Hewett was baptised on 12 February 1747 in Cocking.

  2. Mary Hewett was baptised on 17 January 1749 in Cocking.

  3. Anne Hewet was baptised on 6 October 1750 in Cocking.  She married John Kenshot by banns on 4 December 1770 on Cocking.  He was then a bachelor and they were both of Cocking.  They had the following children:

    1. John Kenshot was baptised on 15 June 1771 in Cocking.

    2. Jane Kenshot was baptised on 20 June 1773 in Cocking.

    3. William Kenshot was baptised on 3 January 1778 in Cocking.

  4. Sarah Hewett was baptised on 16 August 1752 in Cocking.

  5. John Hewitt was baptised on 26 September 1754 in Cocking.

  6. Jane Hewitt was baptised on 20 July 1756 in Cocking.

  7. Thomas Hewitt was baptised on 17 November 1758 in Cocking.


Many thanks to Roz Monaghan for additions to this page.


This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012