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John MARCHANT, Sr.

Male 1728 - Bef 1801  (< 72 years)


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  • Name John MARCHANT 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 11 Dec 1728  Ardingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 15 Dec 1728  Ardingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 19 Aug 1801  Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Aug 1801  Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Mandy Willard <http://www.mandywillard.co.uk/index.htm>:

      John MARCHANT (1728-1801) and Elizabeth SMITH (c 1728-1752) and Dorcas ALFREY (1738-1822)

      John Marchant and Elizabeth Smith married on 7/17 [?] July 1750 in Linfield, Sussex. At the time John was of Cuckfield and Elizabeth of Ardingly. John then married Dorcas Alfrey on 2 May 1758 in Shermanbury, Sussex. (They were not my direct ancestors, but Dorcas was the sister of my 7x Great Grandfather, John Alfrey.)

      John Marchant was born on 11 December 1728 and baptised on 15 December 1728 in Ardingly, Sussex. He was the eldest son of Edward Marchant (1696-1761) and Sarah Simmonds (1700-1774). He was buried on 19 August 1801 in Shermanbury. He was a witness to his sister Elizabeth['s] marriage on 18 June 1769 in Ardingly, at which time he signed his name.

      Elizabeth Smith was born about 1728 and buried on 19 July 1752 in Ardingly, aged 24 years.

      Dorcas Alfrey was born on 7 May 1738 and baptised on 17 May 1738 in Henfield, Sussex. She was the fifth child and second daughter of John Alfrey (1691-?) and Elizabeth Davis. She died age 84 years and was buried on 31 October 1822 in Shermanbury.

      John Marchant and Elizabeth Smith had 1 known child:

      1. John Merchant died aged 3 months and was buried on 28 December 1750 in Ardingly.

      John Marchant and Dorcas Alfrey had 11 known children:

      1. James Marchant was baptised on 31 December 1758 in Shermanbury and buried there on 22/7 October 1761.

      2. John Marchant was baptised on 26 April 1761 in Shermanbury.

      3. Ann Marchant was baptised on 17 October 1762 in Shermanbury.

      Ann married twice. Firstly by licence to Stephen Stoner on 27 April 1784 in Shermanbury. He was then a bachelor and labourer of Hurstpierpoint, whilst Ann was a spinster of Shermanbury and made her mark. Surety for the licence were provided by Stephen himself and William Bowell a farmer of Shermanbury.

      Ann then married James Staplehurst on 28 August 1800 in Leigh, Kent. He may have been baptised on 17 October 1764 in Lingfield, Surrey.

      4. Sarah Marchant was baptised on 20 January 1765 in Shermanbury and buried there on 20 March 1768.

      5. James Marchant was baptised on 11 January 1767 in Shermanbury. He married Jane Tye on 10 October 1795 in Shipbourne, Kent.

      6. Lydy Marchant was baptised on 2 July 1769 in Shermanbury. She was buried on 18 March 1810 in Leigh, Kent. She married Richard Turner on 13 April 1791 in Leigh. He was baptised on 15 May 1768 in Leigh and buried there on 6 July 1841.

      7. Hugh Marchant was baptised on 3 March 1771 in Shermanbury and buried there on 14 March 1771.

      8. Edward Marchant was baptised on 3 May 1772 in Shermanbury. He was buried on 10 July 1850 in Tonbridge, Kent.

      Edward married Elizabeth Pankhurst on 22 August 1795 in Leigh.

      Elizabeth was born about 1778 in Leigh and buried on 14 March 1869 in Tonbridge.

      9. William Marchant was baptised on 16 April 1775 in Shermanbury. He left a will dated 17 August 1845 and proved on 9 February 1846, in which he stated he was of Moorfields Farm in Cuckfield.

      William married Mary Hamshar on 26 October 1801 in Bolney, Sussex.

      Mary was baptised on 22 May 1778 in Streat, Sussex and was the daughter of William Hamshar and Ann.

      William and Mary had 8 known children.

      10. Henry Marchant was baptised on 23 March 1777 in Shermanbury. He was buried on 30 May 1814 in Tonbridge, Kent.

      Henry married twice, firstly to Sophia Walking on 18 September 1800 in Leigh.

      Sophia was baptised on 1 April 1781 in Leigh and buried there on 7 November 1804.

      Henry then married Mary Knight on 1 May 1808 in Sevenoaks, Kent.

      Mary was born about 1788 in Shipbourne and was buried on 26 May 1866 in Tonbridge.

      11. Sarah Marchant was baptised on 15 August 1779 in Shermanbury. She was buried on 16 September 1827 in Leigh.

      Sarah married William Wheatley on 24 April 1810 in Leigh.

      William was baptised on 5 October 1791 in Leigh and buried there on 15 April 1865.

      (2) England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975:

      name: John Marchant
      gender: Male
      baptism/christening date: 15 Dec 1728
      baptism/christening place: Ardingly, Sussex, England
      birth date: 11 Dec 1728
      birthplace:
      death date:
      name note:
      race:
      father's name: Edward Marchant
      father's birthplace:
      father's age:
      mother's name: Sarah
      mother's birthplace:
      mother's age:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: P01420-1
      system origin: England-ODM
      source film number: 416348
      reference number:
    Person ID I31717  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2017 

    Father Edward MARCHANT,   b. 17 Mar 1696, Cuckfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah SIMMONDS,   b. 6 Aug 1700, Ardingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Feb 1774, Ardingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Aug 1728  Lindfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorcas ALFREY,   b. 7 May 1738, Henfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 31 Oct 1822, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 84 years) 
    Married 2 May 1758  Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. James MARCHANT,   b. Bef 31 Dec 1758, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1761, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 2 years)  [natural]
     2. John MARCHANT, Jr.,   b. Bef 26 Apr 1761, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Ann MARCHANT,   b. Bef 17 Oct 1762, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Sarah MARCHANT,   b. Bef 20 Jan 1765, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1768, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 3 years)  [natural]
     5. James MARCHANT,   b. Bef 11 Jan 1767, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Lydy MARCHANT,   b. Bef 2 Jul 1769, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Mar 1810, Leigh, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years)  [natural]
     7. Hugh MARCHANT,   b. Bef 3 Mar 1771, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 14 Mar 1771, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 0 years)  [natural]
     8. Edward MARCHANT,   b. Bef 3 May 1772, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 10 Jul 1850, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 78 years)  [natural]
     9. William MARCHANT,   b. Bef 16 Apr 1775, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 Feb 1846, Cuckfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 70 years)  [natural]
     10. Henry MARCHANT,   b. Bef 23 Mar 1777, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 May 1814, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 37 years)  [natural]
     11. Sarah MARCHANT,   b. Bef 15 Aug 1779, Shermanbury, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Sep 1827, Leigh, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2017 15:31:29 
    Family ID F13809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth SMITH,   b. Abt 1728,   d. Bef 19 Jul 1752, Ardingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1750  Lindfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John MARCHANT, Jr.,   b. 1750, Ardingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Dec 1750, Ardingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2017 15:31:29 
    Family ID F13820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) England, Marriages, 1538-1973: groom's name:John Marchant groom's birth date: groom's birthplace: groom's age: bride's name: Dorcas Alfrey bride's birth date: bride's birthplace: bride's age: marriage date: 02 May 1758 marriage place: Shermanbury, Sussex, England groom's father's name: groom's mother's name: bride's father's name: bride's mother's name: groom's race: groom's marital status: groom's previous wife's name: bride's race: bride's marital status: bride's previous husband's name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M07103-1 system origin: England-ODM source film number: 0918472, 0416746 reference number:.