Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Samuel MATTHEW (1717-?)

and Sarah PRONGER (c1720-?)


Samuel Matthew and Sarah Pronger married on 24 June 1739 in Nuthurst, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Samuel Matthew may have been baptised on 21 November 1717 in Nuthurst and have been the son of Samuel Mathew and Sarah Heaston.

Sarah Pronger's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  Might she have been baptised on on 14 January 1724 in Nuthurst, and have been the daughter of Thomas Pronger (1681-1733) and Sarah Halloway (1685-1755)?  But that would have meant she was 15 years old or possibly just 16 when she married.  Sarah baptised in 1724 did have an elder brother baptised in April 1722, so it would seem most likely she was baptised soon after she was born, or perhaps no more than a year after she was born.


Samuel Matthew and Sarah Pronger had 4 known children:

  1. Ann Matthew was baptised on 29 July 1739 in Nuthurst.

    Ann married William Mansbridge by licence on 25 September 1760 in Nuthurst.  He was then a husbandman and they were both of Nuthurst.

  2. Elisabeth Matthew was baptised on 4 April 1742 in Nuthurst.

  3. Jane Matthew was baptised on 16 April 1749 in Nuthurst.

  4. Sarah Matthews was baptised on 29 September 1751 in Nuthurst.



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