Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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Edward MARCHANT (1696-1761)
and Sarah SIMMONDS (1700-1774)
Edward Marchant and
married on 20 August 1728 in Lindfield, Sussex.
(They were not my direct ancestors, but Sarah was the sister of my 6x Great
was born on 17 March 1695/6 and baptised on 13 April 1796 in Cuckfield,
Sussex. He was the fourth child and son of
Thomas Marchant (1664-?)
and Ann Jarrett. He died aged 66 years and was buried on 9 June
1761 in Ardingly.
was born on 6 August 1700 and baptised on 31 August 1700 in Ardingly.
She was the eldest child and daughter of
Symmonds (c1666-1748) and
(c1672-1754). She died aged 74 years and was buried on 20 February 1774 in
and Sarah Simmonds had 8 known children:
Dorcas Alfrey (1738-1822) in 1858. (They have their own page.)
Sarah Marchant was born on 23 May 1730 and baptised on 7 June 1730 in
Ardingly. She died aged 32 years and was buried on 19 October 1762 in
Ann Merchant was born on 29 August 1732 and baptised on 3 September
1732 in Ardingly. She died aged 7 years and was buried on 29 September
1739 in Ardingly, by the name of Anne Marchant.
Mary Merchant was born on 11 February 1734/5 and baptised on 17
February 1734/5 in Ardingly.
James Merchant was born on 4 October 1735 and baptised on 5 October
1735 in Ardingly. He died aged 75 years and was buried on 3 April 1811
in Ardingly, when his name was again recorded as James Merchant.
He may have been a witness to the marriage of his brother Michael on 26
August 1762 in Worth, Sussex. Did he marry Judith Gibb on 27
April 1762 in Balcombe? She was buried on 8 July 1763 in Balcombe along
with an unbaptised son James Marchant. James and Judith also had
a daughter Ann Marchant baptised on 4 October 1762.
Elizabeth Merchant was born on 2 March 1736/7 and baptised on 6 March
1736/7 in Ardingly. She married Richard Sayers on 18 June 1769 in
Ardingly. The witnesses to the marriage were John Marchant
(signed) and Hugh Marchant (marked).
Streeter (1743-1803) in 1765. (They have their own page.)
Elizabeth Jarrett (1742-1824). (They have their own page.)