Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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William PARSONS (?-?)

and Ann STRINGER (1732-?)

 

William Parsons and Ann Stringer married by banns on 6 October 1755 in West Grinstead, Sussex.  They were both then of West Grinstead and Ann was a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were Richard Stringer and James Stiles.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

William Parsons date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.

Ann Stringer was baptised on 10 March 1731/2 in Horsham, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Richard Stringer (1700-1780) and Katherine Jenner (1710-1768).

 

William Parsons and Ann Stringer had 2 known children:

  1. William Parsons was baptised on 10 January 1756 in West Grinstead.

    William may have married Ann Newman on 11 May 1783 in Ashurst.  He was then a bachelor of West Grinstead and she a spinster of Ashurst.  The witnesses to their marriage were Edward Botting and James Botting.

    William and Ann had the following children:

    1. William Parsons was baptised on 2 November 1783 in West Grinstead.

      William married Sarah Goldsmith by banns on 14 October 1806 in West Grinstead.  The witnesses to their marriage were Stephen Woolger and Lucy Stringer.

    2. John Parsons was baptised on 10 June 1787 in West Grinstead.

    3. Edmund Parsons was baptised on 27 June 1790 in West Grinstead.  He married Harriet Serle in 1826.  (They have their own page.)

    4. Mary Parsons was baptised on 2 June 1793 in West Grinstead.

    5. Henry Parsons was baptised on 25 October 1795 in West Grinstead.

    6. Ann Parsons was baptised on 22 October 1797 in West Grinstead.

    7. James Parsons was baptised on 2 March 1800 in West Grinstead.

    8. Edward Parsons was baptised on 25 April 1802 in West Grinstead.

    9. Sally Parsons was baptised on 30 December 1804 in West Grinstead.

  2. John Parsons was born on 18 January 1760 and baptised on 2 February in 1760 in West Grinstead.

    John may have married Ann Nicholson by banns on 12 December 1786 in West Grinstead.  The witnesses to their marriage were Samuel Nicholson and William Gratwick.

    John and Ann had the following children:

    1. Ann Parsons was baptised on 18 March 1787 in West Grinstead.

    2. John Parsons was baptised on 24 May 1789 in West Grinstead.

 

PARSONS          STRINGER

This page was updated on 23 July 2012