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GEORGE HARMAN & ELIZABETH SON AND TWIN BROTHER OF THOMAS.

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JAMES THE TWIN AT THE AGE OF 22 MARRIED MARY BOX BORN 15 SEP 1754 & BAPTISED : 6 OCT 1754 OF THE PARISH ARDINGLY ON THE 19th OF APRIL 1775.FROM THIS UNION GRAND CHILDREN WERE ADDED TO GEORGE & ELIZABETH'S FAMILY.

JAMES HAD SETTLED AT ARDINGLY WITH HIS WIFE MARY AND IT WAS HERE THAT ALL THE CHILDREN WERE BORN. THE FIRST WAS JAMES IN 1776, FOLLOWED BY MARY, 1779. SARAH, 1779.   WILLIAM, l781, JOHN 1795.  GEORGE, 1787.  ANN, 1799. RICHARD, 1792. THOMAS, 1795.

 

JAMES & MARY WERE TO LOSE SOME OF THEIR CHILDREN AT ARDINGLY. THESE WERE SARAH IN 1791 AT 1 YEAR AND 10 MONTHS. GEORGE IN 1667 AT THE AGE OF 20.  RICHARD IN 1803 AT THE AGE OF 10.  AND LASTLY THOMAS NAMED AFTER JAMES TWIN BROTHER.  AN INFANT AT THE AGE OF SIX MONTHS IN 1796.

 

JAMES THEIR ELDEST SON BECAME A CARPENTER & UNDERTAKER AT ARDINGLY STREET ARDINGLY. HE WAS MARRIED TWICE HIS FIRST WIFE ELIZABETH DIED IN 1630 AFTER BEING MARRIED FOR ABOUT 23 YEARS.  THEY ONLY HAD ONE CHILD A GIRL ELIZABETH FROM THIS MARRIAGE.

JAMES THEN MARRIED A WIDOW PHOEBE KIER BORN IN SOUTH WALES.  JAMES WAS AGE 56 WHEN HE REMARRIED AND HAD ONE CHILD A GIRL FROM THIS MARRIAGE. NAMED CHARLOTTE.  BOTH GIRLS EVENTUALLY MARRIED IN LATER LIFE. THERE AGAIN WAS NO MALE HEIR TO JAMES TO CARRY ON THE DESCENT OF HIS BRANCH LINE.

THE DAUGHTERS OF JAMES & MARY THAT SURVIVED TO ADULT HOOD THIS BEING MARY AND ANN BOTH MARRIED.

 

JAMES & MARY SON JOHN MARRIED MARY CONSTABLE BUT ONLY HAD ONE CHILD THIS BEING A GIRL NAME HARRIET. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THIS LINE ALSO WITHERED.

 

HOWEVER THE REMAINING SON WILLIAM OF JAMES AND MARY IT IS A DIFFERENT STORY WILLIAM WAS LIKE HIS FATHER WAS A CARPENTER & UNDERTAKER AT WEST HOATHLY WHEN HE WAS AGE 21 HE MARRIED ELIZABETH WELLER AGE 16 AND FROM THIS MARRIAGE THEY HAD THREE BOYS.

 JOHN BAPTISED AT WEST HOATHLY.  GEORGE & WILLIAM BAPTISED AT ARDINGLY. WILLIAM'S FIRST WIFE ELIZABETH DIED ABOUT AGE 33 IN 1617,WITH THE CHILDREN BEING AGES TEN, EIGHT, & SEVEN.

WILLIAM LOST TWO OF THESE BOYS WHEN THEY WERE ADULTS THIS BEING GEORGE AT THE AGE OF 3O,AND JOHN AT AGE 23. BOTH DIED OUTSIDE THE PARISH

JOHN AT WEST HOATHLY, AND GEORGE AT GODSTONE.  BUT BOTH WERE RETURNED TO ARDINGLY BE BURIED.

WILLIAM THEN MOVED FROM ARDINGLY TO WORTH WHERE HE REMARRIED TO ANOTHER ELIZABETH (NEE GATLAND) THEY HAD EIGHT CHILDREN AND OF THESE EIGHT. THERE WERE FIVE BOYS AND THREE GIRLS.

WILLIAM AND HIS SECOND WIFE ELIZABETH MOVED LIVING IN THE PARISH OF WORTH, AND LINGFIELD.

WILLIAM'S BOYS FROM THIS MARRIAGE SURVIVED AND MARRIED, THREE OF THEM AS CARPENTERS, ONE AS A BUILDER, AND ONE AS A FARM BAILIFF.

WILLIAM THEIR FATHER WAS A CARPENTER IN  1818-26 @ LINGFIELD IN THE CENSUS 1851 @ CATERHAM SURREY.

JAMES HARMAN THOMAS'S TWIN BROTHER DIED AT THE AGE OF 49 IN  1802.HIS WIFE MARY 10 YEARS AFTER IN 1612 AGE 58.

 

JAMES  MOTHER ELIZABETH ( NEE GATLAND ) LIVED WITH JAMES & MARY AFTER GEORGE HER HUSBAND'S DEATH. DIED IN 1792 AT THE AGE OF 63.

 

MARY BOX. Born 15 SEP 1754 ARDINGLY. Died 2 DEC 1812 ARDINGLY AGE 58. She was the daughter of JOHN BOX and  HANNAH HAMMS..

 

She married JAMES HARMAN. Born 1753 EAST GRINSTEAD. Died 19 DEC 1802 ARDINGLY AGE 49. Children of MARY BOX and  JAMES HARMAN are:

 

1. JAMES HARMAN. Born 16 JUN 1776 ARDINGLY. Died 5 FEB 1849 ARDINGLY AGE 72.

2. MARY HARMAN. Born 1779 ARDINGLY.

3. SARAH HARMAN. Born 17 NOV 1779 ARDINGLY. Died 3 OCT 1781 ARDINGLY 22 MONTHS OLD.

4. WILLIAM HARMAN. Born 15 NOV 1781 ARDINGLY.

5. JOHN HARMAN. Born 20 SEP 1785 ARDINGLY.

6. GEORGE HARMAN. Born 3 MAY 1787 ARDINGLY. Died 21 MAY 1807 ARDINGLY AGE 20.

7. ANN HARMAN. Born 12 MAR 1789 ARDINGLY.

8. RICHARD HARMAN. Born 1792 ARDINGLY. Died 17 APR 1803 ARDINGLY AGE 11.

9. THOMAS HARMAN. Born 19 AUG 1795 ARDINGLY. Died 18 FEB 1796 ARDINGLY.

 

 

Siblings of MARY BOX

 

1. JOHN BOX. Born 27 JUN 1757 ARDINGLY.

2. HANNAH BOX. Born 16 JUN 1760 ARDINGLY. Died MAY 1761 ARDINGLY AGE 11 MONTHS.

3. ANN BOX. Born 6 MAY 1763 ARDINGLY.

4. SARAH BOX. Born 3 NOV 1765 ARDINGLY.

5. ELIZABETH BOX. Born 10 JUN 1768 ARDINGLY.

6. CATHERINE BOX. Born 9 JUL 1773 .

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