and Jenny GEARIN (c1755-1787)
and Elizabeth FRIEND (c1761-1837)
Silverston and Jenny Gearin
married by banns on 28
October 1776 in Patcham, Sussex. They were both then of Patcham and
both made their X marks. The witnesses to their marriage were Philey
Paine and Ann Silverson who both signed their names. They
were married by the Minister David Jenkins. John Sylvestone
next married Elizabeth Friend by banns on 2 March 1789 in Patcham.
They were both of Patcham and both made their X marks. The witnesses
to the marriage were James Lee and Thomas Simmons who both
signed their names. They were married by the Curate George Jackson.
(They were not my direct ancestors.
Sylveston was baptised on 16
February 1751/2 in Albourne, Sussex. He was the son of
Ann Tree (1722-1801). John died aged 60 years and was buried
in Patcham on 1 February 1813. The burial register records his name as
date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me. Her name was
recorded as Jane against the baptisms of her first 3 daughters and
Jenny on the fourth. She may have been baptised as Jenny
Geering on 22 September 1751 in Keymer, Sussex and have been the daughter of
Henry Gerring and Elizabeth, or as Jane Geering on
25 August 1754 in Keymer, Sussex and have been the daughter of Thomas
Geering and Mary Alcock. Jenny was buried in Patcham on 18
February 1787 and the burial registered records that she was the wife of
Friend's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.
She died aged 76 years and was buried on 24 February 1837 in Patcham.
The burial registered records her name as Elizabeth Silverson.
Silverston and Jenny Gearin had 4 known children:
was baptised on 19 January 1777 in Patcham and buried there as Ann
Silverstone on 30 September 1778.
Silverstone was baptised on 25 October 1778 in Patcham.
Silverstone was baptised on 24 June 1781 in Patcham and buried there
on 4 November 1781.
Silverstone was baptised 9 May 1784 in Patcham. She died aged 18
years and was buried on 20 April 1802 in Patcham.
Silverston and Elizabeth Friend had 10 known children:
Silverstone was baptised on 5 July 1789 in Patcham and buried there on
23 September 1790.
Silverstone was baptised on 1 May 1791 in Patcham.
Silverson she married Philip King on 7 February 1811 at St.
Nicholas in Brighton, Sussex.
Silverstone was baptised on 10 February 1793 in Patcham and buried
there on 24 August 1796 aged 4 years.
Silverstone was baptised on 22 March 1795 in Patcham. He
Caroline Louisa Oliver in 1822. (They have their own page.)
Silverstone was baptised on 18 September 1796 in Patcham and buried
there on 24 September 1796 aged 1 month.
Silverstone was baptised on 17 September 1797 in Patcham. He
died age 59 years and was buried on 20 February 1857 in Patcham.
At John Silveston he married Susannah Barnard on 4 August
1834 in Brighton.
Suanna was baptised on 28 October 1804 in Brighton and was the daughter of
Henry Barnard and Susanna Piper. She died aged 77
years and her death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1881 in the
John and Susanna had 1 known daughter:
Elizabeth Silveston was born in the third quarter of 1843 in the
Steyning registration district. She died aged 26 years and her
death was registered in the first quarter of 1870 in the Brighton
Silverstone was baptised on 9 June 1799 in Patcham.
was born on 16 March 1801 in Patcham and baptised on 25 July 1803 at St.
Nicholas in Brighton. He married
in 1827. (They have their own page.)
Silverston was born on 4 August 1804 and baptised at the Countess of
Huntingdon's Chapel in Brighton on 14 October 1804. He was a witness
to the marriage of his brother Nathan on 1 January 1827, at which
time he was unable to sign his name. Thomas died aged 33 years and
was buried on 18 January 1838 in Patcham.
Silverson was born on 18 March 1807 and baptised on 26 April 1807 at
the Countess of Huntingdon's Chapel in Brighton. She was buried on 8
April 1808 in Patcham and the burial register records her name as
John Silvester and Sarah Lewis married by banns on 25
September 1825 in Patcham. They were both then of Patcham.
John signed his name and Sarah made her X mark. The witnesses to the
marriage were John Wilkins (signed) and Elizabeth Bishop
(marked). They were married by the Curate William Wallinger.
John Sylvester was baptised on 30 August 1794 in Botley, Hampshire.
He was the son of John Silvester and Sarah Faithful.
John and Sarah had
4 known children:
Silvester was baptised on 13 May 1827 in Brighton. She married
Charles Evans on 31 May 1846 at St. Nicholas in Brighton.
Silvester was baptised on 22 June 1828 at St. Nicholas in Brighton.
Silvester was baptised on 18 or 24 June 1832 at St. Nicholas in
Silvester was born about 1835.
1841 census - Castle Street,
Brighton, Sussex (HO107/1122, folio 27, page 3)
John Silveston, 47, Bricklayer, not
born in Sussex
Sarah Silveston, 46, not born in
Sarah Silveston, 16, born in Sussex
Mary Silveston, 14, born in Sussex
Emily Silveston, 9, born in Sussex
John Silveston, 6, born in Sussex
Thomas Eager, 45, Coachmaker, born
1851 census - 10 Gloster Terrace,
Brighton, Sussex (HO107/1645, folio 866, page 21)
John Silvester, Head, Mar, 57,
Bricklayer, born Hants, Bottle
Sarah Silvester, Wife, Mar, 56, born
Pembrokeshire, St. Davids
Emily Silvester, Daur, U, 18,
Dressmaker, born Sussex, Brighton
John Silvester, Son, U, 16,
Blacksmith, born Sussex, Brighton
Sarah Evans, Daur, Mar, 25, born
Charles Evans, G Son, 4, born
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William Evans, G Son, 1 mo, born
1841 census - Patcham Village,
Patcham, Sussex (HO107/1112, folio 4, page 2)
John Silverston, 40, Ag Lab, born in
Susannah Silverston, 36, born in
1851 census - Patcham, Sussex
(HO107/1647, folio 174, page 3)
John Silverston, Head, Mar, 53,
Labourer, born Patcham, Sussex
Susannah Silverston, Wife, Mar, 46,
Ironer, born Brighton, Sussex
Susannah Silverston, Daughter, Un,
7, Scholar, born Patcham, Sussex