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Thomas MARCHANT, Sr.

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  • Name Thomas MARCHANT 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Bef 14 Aug 1586  Ditchling, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 14 Aug 1586  Ditchling, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 3 Jun 1659  Keymer, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: "Welch Family Tree," a Public Member Tree on Ancestry.com.

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

      Name: Thomas Marchant
      Gender: Male
      Christening Date: 14 Aug 1586
      Christening Place: Ditchling, Sussex, England
      Father's Name: Miles Marchant
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: P01394-1
      System Origin: England-ODM
      GS Film number: 0990439 IT 1

      (3) Thomas MARCHANT is mentioned in the will dated 25 October 1605 of his father, Myles MARCHANT.

      (4) 1659 Will of Thomas Marchant, ESRO W/U2/104, great-great-uncle of THOMAS MARCHANT the diarist

      In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Marchant of the parish of Keymer in the County of Sussex yeoman being ill of body but of good and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God doe make and ordeyne this my last will and testament in manner and form following First I bequeath my Soule to Almighty God my maker and redeemer and my Body to the Earth whereof it was made and bee buryed in Christian buryall in the churchyeard of Keymer aforesaid Allsoe I give unto Elizabeth my loving wife forty pounds of lawfull monye of England to bee payed unto her within six monthes next after my Decease Allsoe I give unto the sayd Elizabeth my wife all such goodes and household _____ as she brought and had at our Enter maryage Allsoe I give unto my eldest sonn John Marchant ten pounds of lawfull money of England to bee payed to him within one year next after my Decease Allsoe I give unto Thomas Marchant my sonn ten shillings of lawfull money of England to bee payed to him within one month next after my Decease Allsoe I give Anne Downe my daughter twenty pounds of lawfull monye of England to bee payed unto her within one year next after my Decease Allsoe I give unto Jane my daughter five pounds of lawfull monye of England to bee payed unto her within one year next after my Decease and my Mynde and Will is that if the said Jane my daughter bee deade or doe happen to dye or departe this life before the aforesaid legasyes bee payed or to bee payed that then the sayd five pounds shall be divided amongst so many children of her body as shall bee then living Allsoe I give unto Joane my daughter three shillings and four pence to bee payed unto her within one year next after my Decease All the residue of my goods chattels and cattell not given now bequeathed I give unto Myles Marchant my eldest sonn and John Marchant my youngest sonn whom I make my joynt whole and Sole Executor of this my last will and testament to the Intent that my said Executors shall paye my deptes legasyes and discharge my funaralle expenses In witness whereof I the sayd Thomas Marchant have to this my last will and testament Set to my hand and Seal the third day of June in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand six hundred and fifty nine.

      Signed and sealed in the presence of

      Robt Chatfield and
      Thomas Carpenter his T mark

      People mentioned in the will

      Testator - Thomas Marchant born Ditchling 1586 (son of MYLES MARCHANT and ANN LUXFORD), wed Margaret Dappe, Newick 1607 and Elizabeth Herriot, widow, Lewes 1625, died 1659
      Wife - Elizabeth
      CHILDREN OUT OF FIRST MARRIAGE
      Daughter - Anne born Edburton c. 1609 married Edward Downe 1642
      Daughter - Jane born Edburton 1621
      Eldest Son - John born Edburton 1624
      CHIDREN OUT OF SECOND MARRIAGE
      Eldest Son - Myles born c.1627
      Son - Thomas born Edburton 1628, buried at Keymer 1705
      Youngest son - John born Edburton 1630, married Ann in Clayton 1657, died 1689 (see will)
      Daughter - Joan born Edburton 1636
      Witnesses - Robert Chatfield and Thomas Carpenter

      Synopsis

      • £40 and goods (which she brought into the marriage) to wife Elizabeth
      • £10 to eldest son John Marchant
      • 10s to son Thomas Marchant
      • £20 to daughter Anne Downe
      • £5 to daughter Jane or her children if she predeceases
      • 3s-4d to daughter Joan
      • Residue to eldest son Myles and youngest son John (both out of 2nd marriage)
    Person ID I36003  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2017 

    Father Myles MARCHANT,   b. 1545, Preston, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Dec 1605, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann LUXFORD,   b. Bef 21 Sep 1563, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 25 Oct 1605  (Age > 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 8 Aug 1581  Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret DAPPE 
    Married 9 Nov 1607  Newick, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret MARCHANT,   b. Bef 28 Jan 1612, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Mary MARCHANT,   b. Bef 12 Oct 1613, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Francis MARCHANT,   b. Bef 29 Dec 1617, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Dorothie MARCHANT,   b. Bef 24 Jan 1620, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Jane MARCHANT,   b. Bef 8 May 1621, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. John MARCHANT,   b. Bef 22 Apr 1624, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Miles MARCHANT  [natural]
     8. Ann MARCHANT  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2017 17:08:00 
    Family ID F15574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth HERRIOT 
    Married 22 Dec 1625  Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard MARCHANT,   b. Bef 9 Jul 1626, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1626, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Thomas MARCHANT, Jr.,   b. Bef 9 Jul 1626, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1626, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 0 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas MARCHANT, Jr.,   b. Bef 5 Feb 1628, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. John MARCHANT,   b. Bef 13 Jun 1630, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Susan MARCHANT,   b. Bef 30 Sep 1632, Edburton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Myles MARCHANT  [natural]
     7. Anne MARCHANT  [natural]
     8. Joan MARCHANT  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2017 17:08:00 
    Family ID F15575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart