Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Ann TREE (1722-1801)
Silverson and Ann Tree were my
step 6x Great Grandparents. (Click
here to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married
on 6 May 1749 in Albourne, Sussex.
Sylvester was baptised on 13 March
1725/6 in Edburton, Sussex. He was the son
Elizabeth Backshall (c1700-?). The baptism register records
that he was the son of Richard Sylvester and Elizabeth.
Richard was buried on 12 August 1791 in Albourne, Sussex, and his surname
was then spelt Silverson.
was most probably baptised on 30 September 1722 in Cowfold, Sussex,
the daughter of
John Tree (c1700-?) and
Ann Ridge (1699-?).
She was buried on 13 February 1801 in Albourne when her surname was recorded
Richard Silverson and Ann
Tree had 6 or 7 or 8 known children:
Silverson was baptised on 14 January 1749/50 in Albourne. He
married Sarah Harland in 1776. (They have their
was baptised on 16 February 1751/2 in Albourne. He married twice,
firstly to Jenny
Gearin in 1776 and then to
in 1780. (They have their own page.)
Elizabeth Silverson was born
about 1755/6. She died aged 56 years and was buried on 8 March
1812 in Patcham. The burial register noted that she was late
Silverson and the wife of Samuel Baker.
Elizabeth married Samuel Baker on 27 July 1777 in New
Shoreham, Sussex. He was then a bachelor of Patcham and she a
Samuel Baker died aged 70 years and was buried on 14
July 1822 in Patcham, therefore, born about 1752. He was most
probably baptised on 11 August 1751 in Patcham, the son of John
Baker and Elizabeth.
Samuel and Elizabeth were most probably the witnesses to the marriage of
my 5x Great Grandmother
(c1737-1804), when she married her third husband, Thomas Vinall,
in 1802 in Patcham.
was baptised 27 November 1757 in Albourne. At her baptism, her
surname was recorded as Sylvester. She married
in 1779. (They have their own page.)
Silverson was baptised on 25 July 1760 in Hangleton, Sussex. At
the time of her baptism, her surname was spelt Silverstone. She had
an illegitimate daughter:
Silverstone was privately baptised on 8 March 1794 in Edburton and
received into the church on 6 April 1794. Mary was buried in
Edburton on 10 August 1794.
Silverson was baptised on 18 July 1762 in Edburton. Her surname
was then spelt Sylverstone.
Barbara married twice. Firstly to
Henry Green by banns on 22 October 1788 at St. Nicholas in Brighton,
Sussex. Henry was then a bachelor and signed his name, whilst
Barbara Silverston was a spinster who made her X mark. They were
both then of Brighton. The witnesses were Thomas Nutley
(signed), Mary Kent (marked), Fanny Howell (signed),
Richard Avery (signed) and Barbara Jeffery (signed).
Henry and Barbara had 1 known daughter:
was baptised on 17 February 1793 in Brighton.
next married James James by banns on 12 May 1811 at St. Nicholas,
Brighton. He was then a widower and she a widow, and they were both
of Brighton and both made their X marks. The witnesses were
Elizabeth Cu??? (signed) and John Pocock (signed).
Silverson was privately baptised on 2 March 1766 in Edburton.
Her surname was then spelt Sylverstone. She was admitted into the
church on 16 March 1766.
Might Richard and
Ann have been the parents of:
Silverson married twice. Firstly to Sarah before or about
1800. They had 2 known sons:
Silverson was born on 8 September and baptised on 8 October 1800 at
St. Nicholas, Brighton.
Silverson was born on 10 August and baptised on 27 September 1801 at
St. Nicholas, Brighton.
then married Mary Gurr on 12 September 1811 at St. Nicholas,
Brighton. He was then described as Charles Silverson, widower
who made his X mark. She was a spinster and signed her name.
The witnesses were Mary Hall (marked) and John Pocock
(signed). Charles and Mary had 1 known son:
Silverson was baptised on 6 February 1814 in Brighton. At the
time his father was a labourer of Pimlico in Brighton. The death
of a Henry Silverstone was registered in the first quarter of
1842 in the Brighton registration district. Henry married Maria
Cornick on 6 November 1836 in Hove, Sussex. The couple had 1
Augusta Silverson was baptised on 21 May 1837 in Brighton.
Her surname was then spelt Silverston and her father was a porter of
Blucher Place in Brighton.
death Maria married Thomas Mellish on 21 November 1858 in
This page was updated on 16 May 2012