Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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John PRONGER (1745-1827)
and Ann PETERS (c1750-?)
John Pronger and Ann Peters married by
banns on 12 July 1778 in Horsham, Sussex. He was then a husbandman from West
Grinstead and Ann was a spinster. The witnesses to their marriage were
Elizabeth May and John Stepney.
(They were not my direct ancestors.)
John Pronger was baptised on 5 May 1745 in Nuthurst, Sussex.
He was the son of Thomas
Pronger (1722-1767) and
(c1720-1805). John died aged 82 years and was buried on 21 December 1827 in Nuthurst.
Ann Peter's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to
me. Might she have been baptised on 1 November 1751 in Cowfold, Sussex
the daughter of Edward Peters and Mary Tittle?
An Ann Pronger died aged 77 years and was buried on 9
November 1827 in Nuthurst, therefore, she was born about 1750. Another
Ann Pronger died aged 90 years at Copsale and was buried on 3
October 1838 in Nuthurst, therefore, born about 1748. However, there
was another Ann Pronger, possibly of similar age, who was
married to Richard Pronger
John Pronger and Ann Peters had
5 known children:
Lyddy Pronger was baptised on 20 June 1779 in Nuthurst.
William Jenkins by banns on 4 April 1798
in Horsham. She was a spinster and he a bachelor and they were
both of Horsham. The witnesses to their marriage were John
Pronger and Harry Weller.
William and Lydia had the following known children:
Thomas Jenkins was baptised on 10 February 1799 in
William Jenkins was baptised on 2 November 1800 in
George Jenkins was baptised on 23 May 1802 in
John Jenkins was baptised on 2 September 1804 in
Charles Jenkins was baptised on 22 June 1806 in
Stephen Jenkins was baptised on 28 November 1813 in
Edmund Jenkins was baptised on 28 January 1816 in
Richard Jenkins was baptised on 26 July 1818 in
Mary Pronger was baptised on 12 May 1782 in Cowfold.
Elizabeth Pronger was baptised on 23 May 1784 in
married Samuel Mills by licence on 2 September 1801 in
Nuthurst. Their marriage licence was issued by the Archdeaconry of
Chichester on the same day. It recorded that Samuel was a bachelor
and labourer of Nuthurst and Elizabeth was a 17 year old spinster and
married with the consent of John Pronger.
Samuel was born about 1778. He died aged 34 years and was buried
on 3 July 1812 in Bolney.
As a widow,
Elizabeth Mills, may have married James Barratt by banns on 13 June 1821 in Keymer, Sussex.
He was a bachelor and they were both of Keymer.
Samuel and Elizabeth had the following known children:
Edmund Mills was baptised on 25 October 1801 in
William Mills was baptised on 3 April 1803 in
James Mills was baptised on 2 February 1806 in
Michael Mills was baptised on 12 July 1807 in
Sarah Mills was baptised on 17 September 1809 in
Richard Mills was baptised on 16 February 1812 in
Sarah Pronger was baptised on 3 December 1786 in
John Pronger was baptised on 13 April 1788 in Horsham.
He married Rebecca Rapley
in 1811. (They have their own page.)
This page was updated on 15 July