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ROBERTS & ANN'S SON JOHN HARMAN SEE FAMILY TREE 8/3

 

JOHN MARRIED SARAH GROVE ON THE 28TH NOVEMBER 1779 AT EAST GRINSTEAD THEY HAD NINE CHILDREN.

 

JOHN, ANN, MARY, SARAH, ELIZABETH, BENJAMIN, GEORGE, WILLIAM, AND LASTLY PHYLLIS.

 

THEY HAD THE MISFORTUNE TO LOSE BENJAMIN AT A EARLY AGE ,AS HE WAS ONLY SEVEN WHEN HE DIED AND WAS BURIED AT EAST GRINSTEAD ON THE 16 MAY 1797.

 THIS PROBABLY DUE TO DIPHTHERIA WHICH WAS PREVALENT IN THE EARLY SPRING, AND CLAIMED MANY A YOUNG LIFE.

 

THE REST OF THE CHILDREN REACHED ADULTHOOD ,BUT THERE ARE SOME OF THE CHILDREN THAT NO FURTHER RECORDS COULD BE FOUND. THESE ARE THE GIRLS ELIZABETH, MARY, ANN, WHICH AGAIN MAY HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE AREA INTO ANOTHER PARISH.

 

JOHN & SARAH'S SON GEORGE FIRST MARRIED AGE 23 CAROLINE MUDDLE AT EAST GRINSTEAD ON 11TH JUNE 1815. FROM THIS MARRIAGE THERE WERE FOUR CHILDREN ELIZABETH- HARRIET, HARRIETT ,WILLIAM AND GEORGE.

 

TEN MONTHS AFTER THE BIRTH OF GEORGE THE SON   HIS MOTHER CAROLINE AND HIS FATHERS WIFE  DIED AND WAS BURIED AT EAST GRINSTEAD ON 25 AUG 1823 AGE 31.

 

YOU WONDER HOW LONG WOMEN SUFFERED FROM THE CHILD BIRTH UP TILL THE TIME THEY DIED.

 

THREE YEARS LATER  ON THE 27TH AUGUST GEORGE MARRIED SOPHIA EVERSHED ON THE 27TH OF AUGUST 1827.

 

THEY HAD THREE CHILDREN JAMES , EDWARD , AND ONE GIRL NAMED MARY-ANN.

 

TWO YEARS INTO THE MARRIAGE GEORGES DAUGHTER FROM HIS FIRST MARRIAGE TO CAROLINE , FELL ILL. THIS WAS ELIZABETH HARRIET.

THE GIRL ELIZABETH HARRIET DIED AND WAS BURIED ON 17 JUL 1829, SHE WAS ONLY THIRTEEN AT THE TIME OF HER DEATH.

 

EDWARD HIS SON BY HIS MARRIAGE TO HIS SECOND WIFE SOPHIA MARRIED A JANE AND THE BAPTISED A SON CHARLES IN 1864.

 

THE OTHER DAUGHTER FROM HIS FIRST MARRIAGE TO CAROLINE , HARRIET MARRIED ON 23RD OF OCTOBER 1847 AT EAST GRINSTEAD TO SAMUEL WYATT

 

JOHN & SARAH'S SON WILLIAM AND HIS FAMILY ARE ON  FAMILY TREE 8/3A WHERE THE LINE CONTINUES.

 

THERE ARE NO RECORDS OF  THE DEATHS JOHN  HARMAN OR HIS WIFE SARAH  IN EAST GRINSTEAD PARISH RECORDS. YET THEY LIVED THERE ALL THEIR LIVES. THEY MAY HAVE BEEN MISSED.

 

 

 

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