Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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William STONER (1778-1864)

and Anna MARNER (1777-1864)

 

William Stoner and Ann Marner married by banns on 21 October 1800 in Findon, Sussex.  He was then a bachelor of Steyning and she was of Findon.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

William Stoner was baptised on 9 June 1778 in Horsham, Sussex.  He was the son of Henry Stoner (1751-1821) and Elizabeth Chasemore (1742-1833).  He died aged 85 years and was buried on 21 February 1864 in Upper Beeding.  A removal order was issued to his parents on 4 November 1786, at which time he was 9 years old.

Hannah Marner was baptised on 12 October 1777 in Findon, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Thomas Marner and Sarah Cheale.  Anna Stoner died aged 86 years and was buried on 30 September 1864 in Upper Beeding, therefore, she was born about 1778.

When the 1841 census was recorded the couple were both said to be 60 years old.  The were living at Nell in Upper Beeding along with their son George.  William was then a servant.

In 1851, the couple were living along in the High Street of Henfield.  William was then a 72 year old retired gardener and said he was born in Horsham.  Anna was 73 years old and said she was born in Findon.

The 1861 census records that William was an 82 year old retired gardener and Anna was 83.  The were living together in the High Street of Upper Beeding.

 

William Stoner and Anna Marner had 12 known children:

  1. Ann Stoner was baptised on 1 March 1801 in Steyning.

    Anne may have married Reuben Baker by banns on 24 August 1825 in Upper Beeding.  She was a spinster and he a bachelor from Paddington in Middlesex.  The witnesses to their marriage were Mary Stoner and George Fowler.

  2. Mary Stoner was baptised on 13 March 1803 in Steyning.  She died aged 68 years and was buried on 26 December 1871 in Upper Beeding.

    Mary married Edward Blann by banns on 21 April 1829 in Upper Beeding.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were Hannah Stoner and George French.

    Edward was baptised on 26 December 1800 in Upper Beeding and was the son of William Blann and Ann Budd.  He died aged 80 years and was buried on 8 June 1881 in Upper Beeding.

    The 1851 census records that the couple and their 7 children were living in the High Street of Upper Beeding.  Edward was a 50 year old grocer and said he was born in Beeding, whilst Mary was 48 and said she was born in Steyning.  Also with the family on census night was 36 year old visitor Jane Stoner and 3 servants, namely:  Mary Reeves 24, Ann Nash 15 and 21 year old Charles Shape who was a grocer.

    Edward and Mary had the following children:

    1. Edward Blann was baptised on 26 February 1830 in Upper Beeding.  The baptism register noted that his father was shoemaker.  He died aged 34 years and was buried on 23 June 1864 in Upper Beeding.

    2. Anne Blann was baptised on 10 July 1831 in Upper Beeding.  The baptism register noted that her father was a shoemaker.

    3. George Blann was baptised on 14 October 1832 in Upper Beeding, at which time his father was a shoemaker.  He died aged 34 years and was buried on 24 October 1866 in Upper Beeding.

    4. Ambrose Blann was baptised on 13 December 1835 in Upper Beeding, at which time his father was a shoemaker.  When the 1841 census was recorded he was 5 years old and living with the family of William Andrews in Storrington, Sussex.  In 1851 he was 15 years old and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

    5. William Blann was baptised on 2 July 1837 in Upper Beeding, at which time his father was a shoemaker.  When the 1841 census was recorded he was 3 years old and living with the family of William Andrews in Storrington, Sussex.  He was 13 years old in 1851 and living with his parents.

    6. Lawrence Blann was baptised on 17 February 1839 in Upper Beeding, at which time his father was a shoemaker.  He was 12 years old in 151.

    7. Alfred Blann was baptised on 19 July 1840 in Upper Beeding, at which time his father was a shoemaker.  He was 10 years old in 1851.

    8. Frederic Blann was baptised on 10 April 1842 in Upper Beeding.  The baptism register noted that his father was a shopkeeper.  He died aged 31 years and was buried on 11 December 1873 in Upper Beeding.  In 1851 he was 9 years old.

    9. Henry Blann was baptised on 10 November 1844 in Upper Beeding.  The baptism register noted that his father was a grocer.  In 1851 he was 6 years old.

  3. Hannah Stoner was baptised on 13 May 1805 in Upper Beeding.

  4. Elizabeth Stoner was baptised on 25 March 1807 in Upper Beeding.

  5. Sarah Stoner was baptised on 19 Febuary 1809 in Upper Beeding.

    Sarah may have married William Andrews by banns on 21 February 1832 in Upper Beeding.  He was from Brighton.  The witnesses to their marriage were Hannah Stoner and William Stoner.

    When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and their 2 children were living in Storrington, Sussex.  They were both said to be 30 years old and William was a school master.  Also with them on census night was 25 year old Jane Stoner who was a school mistress, 5 year old Ambrose Blann and 3 year old William Blann.  (Ambrose and William were the sons of Edward Blann and Mary Stoner.)

    William and Sarah had the following children:

    1. William Andrews was baptised on 5 January 1834 in Henfield.

    2. Ann Andrews was baptised on 15 March 1835 in Henfield.

    3. Reginald Andrews was born about 1838.  He was 3 years old when the 1841 census was recorded.

    4. Sarah Jane Andrew was baptised on 10 October 1841 in Storrington.  The baptism register recorded that she was the daughter of William and Jane and that her father was a schoolmaster.

    5. Mary Andrews was baptised on 6 October 1844 in Storrington.  The baptism register recorded that she was the daughter of William and Mary and that her father was a schoolmaster.

  6. William Stoner was baptised on 10 January 1811 in Upper Beeding.

  7. Thomas Stoner was baptised on 27 September 1812 in Upper Beeding.  He died aged 42 years and was buried on 10 December 1854 in Upper Beeding.

  8. Jane Stoner was baptised on 25 May 1814 in Upper Beeding.  The baptism register noted that her father was a gardener.

  9. Henry Stoner was baptised on 8 November 1816 in Upper Beeding, at which time his father was a gardener.  He died aged 12 years and was buried on 30 June 1829 in Upper Beeding.

  10. John Stoner was baptised on 27 September 1818 in Upper Beeding.  The baptism register noted that his father was an innkeeper.  John may have married Susanna Strevens on 6 July 1845 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.  Their fathers were named as William Stoner and James Strevens

  11. Frances Stoner was baptised on 7 March 1820 in Upper Beeding, at which time her father was an innkeeper.

  12. George Stoner was baptised on 31 August 1823 in Upper Beeding, at which time his father was a gardener.  He died aged 26 years in Henfield and was buried on 31 October 1849 in Upper Beeding.  When the 1841 census was recorded he was said to have been 15 years old and he was the only one of his siblings living at home with his parents.

 

MARNER          STONER