James STONER (c1791-1871)
and Susanna JENNER (1791-1873)
James Stoner and Susanna Jenner married by
licence on 2 September 1815 in East Grinstead, Sussex. Their marriage
licence was issued on the 1 September 1815 by the Archdeaconry of Lewes
which noted that they were both aged 22 years and upwards. He was a
bachelor of East Grinstead and she was a spinster of the same place.
Surety for the licence was provided by James himself and Robert
Miles a farmer of East Grinstead.
(They were not my direct ancestors.)
James Stoner may have been born about 1791 in Cowfold.
He died aged 80 years and was buried on 24 May 1871 in Cowfold. I have
not found a James Stoner baptised in Cowfold 1791 +/- 5
years. Might he have been baptised on 17 February 1788 in Horsham,
Sussex, the son of
Susannah Jenner was baptised on 24 April 1791 in
East Grinstead, Sussex. She was the daughter of
William Jenner and Mary. Susan died
aged 84 years and was buried on 10 November 1873 in Cowfold.
The 1841 census records his name as John Stoner and
he was living with his wife Susan at Burnt House in Cowfold along
with children Fillid, Philip, Thomas and Daniel. The couple
were both said to be 45 years old and he was a farm labourer.
In 1851 the couple and 3 sons were living at Burnt House, Cowfold.
James was a 60 year old agricultural labourer and Susan was 61 and
they both said they were born in Cowfold.
The 1871 census records the couple were both aged 80 years.
They were living at Burnt House in Cowfold along with 2 of their
children and 73 year old widow and lodger Mary Jenden.
James then gave his place of birth as Cowfold and Susan as East
James Stoner and Susanna Jenner
had 7 known children:
James Stoner was baptised on 31 March 1816 in East
Grinstead. He was an unmarried 36 year old agricultural labourer
in 1851 and living with his parents. In 1871 he was an unmarried 55 year old labourer living
with his parents.
Henry Stoner was baptised on
28 June 1818 in Cowfold.
by banns on 28 November 1840 in Horsham. He was then a
bachelor and labourer and she was a spinster and minor. Their
fathers were named as James Stoner and James
Constable and they were both labourers. The witnesses to
their marriage were James Stoner and R.
Naomi was baptised on 6 July 1823 in Horsham, and was the daughter of
Constable (c1775-1863) and
Henry and Naomi had the following children:
James Michael Stoner was baptised on 24 April 1842
George Stoner was baptised on 29 September 1844 in
Philadelphia Stoner was baptised on 13 August 1820 in
Cowfold. The 1841 census records that she was 20 year old
Fillid Stoner and she was living with her parents.
Rebecca Stoner was baptised on 26 August 1822 in
Cowfold. She died aged 51 years and was buried on 24 April 1873 in
Cowfold. When the 1851 census was recorded she was most likely to
have been an unmarried 30 year old house servant in the home of
William Pronger at Stable House in Lower Beeding. Her
place of birth was then given as Beeding. Also part of the
household was 15 year old
In 1871 she was said to be a 44 year old spinster and she
was living with her parents.
Philip Stoner was baptised on 22 August 1824 in Cowfold.
He was a 15 year old farm labourer in 1841. In 1851 he was an
unmarried 27 year old agricultural labourer and he was living with his
Philip married Jane Pierce on 9 February 1859 in
Cowfold. He was a bachelor and labourer and she was a spinster.
Their fathers were named as James Stoner and
James Pierce who were both labourers. The witnesses to
their marriage were Philip Deudney and
Philip and Jane had the following children:
Thomas Stoner was baptised on 10 September 1826 in
Cowfold. He was a 14 year old farm labourer in 1841. In 1851
he was an unmarried 24 year old agricultural labourer and he was living
with his parents. Did he marry Charlotte Willett
Daniel Stoner was baptised on 13 September 1829 in
Cowfold. At the time of the 1841 census he was 12 years old.
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