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JOHN & RHODA'S SON JOHN. TREE 5/3B
 
JOHN HARMAN MARRIED  MARY BENSON AT ST; DENYS ON THE  24TH OF JULY 17 1874.
MARY BENSON WAS BORN 28 Apr 1854 AT ALDENBOROUGH YORKSHIRE. HER FATHER FRANCIS  WAS A GROOM IN BAILIFF OF WOODLEIGH  WITHYHAM  IN 1874.HER MOTHERS NAME WAS HANNAH (NEE)SINCLAIR) BENSON.
HER SISTER HELEN BENSON WAS ONE OF THE WITNESS'S AT THE WEDDING.
 
Children of JOHN HARMAN and MARY BENSON are:
1. LOUISA MARIA HARMAN. Born 23 JUN 1876 ROTHERFIELD. Died 2 AUG 1962 No 2 COTTAGE HILL AGE 86.
2. JOHN FRANCIS HARMAN. Born 25 MAR 1879 ROTHERFIELD. Died 17 OCT 1965 1, COTTAGE HILL ROTHERFIELD AGE 86.
3. FRANK ROBERT HARMAN. Born 25 FEB 1882 ROTHERFIELD. Died 31 DEC 1888 ROTHERFIELD AGE 6.
4. ARTHUR HENRY HARMAN. Born 9 MAR 1884 ROTHERFIELD.
5. ERNEST EDWARD HARMAN. Born 18 NOV 1886 ROTHERFIELD. Died 17 OCT 1977 ROTHERFIELD AGE 90.
6. CECIL BERNARD HARMAN. Born 2 DEC 1889 ROTHERFIELD. Died 17 OCT 1977 ROTHERFIELD AGE 87.
7. LEONARD GEORGE HARMAN. Born 9 MAR 1891 ROTHERFIELD. Died 6 NOV 1968 ROTHERFIELD AGE 77.
8. ELLA MARY  HARMAN. Born 18 MAR 1893 ROTHERFIELD. Died 18 APR 1994 HOVE BRIGHTON AGE 101.
9. CHRISTINE HELEN HARMAN. Born 18 JUL 1898 ROTHERFIELD. Died 21 MAY 1952 ROTHERFIELD AGE 53.
 
IN THE CENSUS TAKEN IN 1881 WE HAVE:NO.2. PRIMROSE VILLA COTTAGE HILL JOHN (THE YOUNGER)  AGE 28 BRICKLAYER JOURNEY MAN
MARY WIFE AGE 26 LOUISA DAUGHTER AGE 4 JOHN FRANCIS SON AGE 2 THERE WAS ONE OTHER SON FRANK ROBERT BORN
1882 BUT DIED IN 1888,AGE 6 MISSING FROM BOTH CENSUS'S.
 
IN THE CENSUS TAKEN IN 1891 WE HAVE:NO.2. PRIMROSE VILLA COTTAGE HILL JOHN (THE YOUNGER)  AGE 38 BRICKLAYER MARY WIFE AGE 36 LOUISA MARY DAUGHTER AGE 14 JOHN FRANCIS SON AGE 12 ARTHUR SON AGE 6 ERNEST SON AGE 4 CECIL SON AGE1 LEONARD SON AGE 1 MONTH.
TWO YEARS AFTER CENSUS ELLA MARY HARMAN.BORN 1893 CHRISTINE BORN 1898.
 
JOHN  HAD SANG IN THE CHOIR FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS,AT ST: DENYS CHURCH.
 
JOHN WHO HAD MARRIED MARY BENSON WAS TO SUFFER THE LOSS OF HIS WIFE MARY ON FEBRUARY 1ST 1910. AGE 55
 
JOHN WENT INTO BUISINESS WITH HIS DAUGHTER ELLA & HER HUSBAND GEORGE HARMAN  HIS NEPHEW.
IN LATER LIFE ,JOHN  LIVED NEXT DOOR TO GEORGE AND ELLA BEING LOOKED AFTER BY LOUISA MARIA HIS  ELDEST DAUGHTER  THIS AFTER THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE MARY.

JOHN DIED ON THE 1 Jan 1931 AND WAS BURIED ON THE 5TH JAN  1931.
AGE 78