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Henry MARCHANT

Male Abt 1841 - 1866  (~ 24 years)


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  • Name Henry MARCHANT 
    Born Abt 5 Jun 1841  Chevening, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 4 Jul 1841  Chevening, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Burial Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot: Section M, lot 283, row ?, grave ?
    Died 7 Mar 1866  Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Typhoid Fever 
    Buried Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) William MARCHANT is listed in a household headed by his father, William MARCHANT, in the 1841 census of Bessells Green, Chevening Parish, Kent, England. The census was taken on the night of June 6, 1841.

      This son is listed in the 1841 census as a person who was then 1 day old; therefore, according to the 1841 census, he was born on about June 5, 1841. According to the 1841 census, he was born in Kent, England. [The name of this son, William, as listed in the 1841 census, appears to have been a name of convenience; he was christened as Henry MARCHANT on July 4, 1841.]

      (2) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of March 28, 2010, Batch No.: C130982, Dates: 1730 - 1875, Source Call No.: 0992460, 0992461, Type: Film, Printout Call No.: 6906580, Type: Film, Sheet 00:

      HENRY MARCHANT
      Male

      Event(s):
      Christening: 04 JUL 1841 Chevening, Kent, England

      Parents:
      Father: WILLIAM MARCHANT
      Mother: SUSANNA

      [Henry's christening was baptism no. 641 in this parish. In the baptismal record, the MARCHANTs' abode is shown to have been Chevening.]

      (3) Henry MARCHANT is listed in a household headed by his father, William MARCHANT, in the 1851 census of Maidstone, Kent, England. The census was taken as of March 30, 1851.

      Henry is listed in the 1851 census as a scholar who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1851 census, he was born in about 1841. According to the 1851 census, he was born in Chevening, Kent, England.

      (4) New York Passenger Lists, 1851-1891 [database online], Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003:

      Name: Henry Marchant
      Arrival Date: 12 Aug 1852
      Estimated Birth Year: 1841
      Age: 11
      Gender: Male
      Port of Departure: London, England
      Destination: United States of America
      Place of Origin: England
      Ship Name: American Congress
      Port of Arrival: New York
      Line: 2
      Microfilm Roll: 118
      List Number: 1146

      (5) Henry MERCHAT is listed in a household headed by his father, William MERCHAT, in the 1860 census of the 3rd Ward of Toledo, Lucas County, OH. [The compiler believes that Henry was Henry MARCHANT.]

      According to the 1860 census, Henry, was a lather [the compiler assumes that this means that he was a lathe operator] who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1842. According to the 1860 census, he was born in England.

      (6) www.findagrave.com:

      Henry Marchant
      Birth: 5 Jun 1841, England
      Death: 8 Mar 1866 (aged 24), Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
      Burial: Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
      Plot: Section M, lot 283, row ?, grave ?

      Lucas county death record spells his name MERCHANT.
      Burial location: Forest Cemetery, Section M, lot 283
      Cause of Death: Typhoid Fever
      Occupation: Marble cutter

      Born ~ June 5, 1841, Chevening, Kent England; Christened 4 July 1841, Chevening, Kent, England

      Father: William Marchant b. 1814, Seven Oaks, Kent England; died: Sept 21, 1888, Tecumseh, Johnson Co, NE

      Mother: Susannah (Smith) Marchant b. 1816, Kent, England; died: Dec. 20, 1891, Lee County, IA

      Buried next to brother, William Marchant III

      [Census of 1860 Ohio/Lucas/Ward 3 Toledo]:

      William Merchat 46 England occupation: Mason
      Susan Merchat 46 England
      Henry Merchat 18 England occupation: Lather
      Martha Merchat 15 England
      Amelia Merchat 13 England
      Susan Merchat 11 England
      Emely Merchat 10 England (m Frank X. Holzemer 1 Apr 1875 Toledo, Lucas, OH)
      Claria Merchat 3 Ohio

      Family Members: Parents: William Marchant (1814-1888), Susie Annie Smith Marchant (1821-1891); Siblings: Emma Marchant Holzemer (1852-1911), Susie Marchant Hale (1853-1935), William Marchant (1856-1858)

      Inscription:

      Henry
      son of Wm & Susannah
      Marchant
      died: March 1866
      Age: 23 years

      Gravesite Details: Very worn, but still legible. Stone has fractured completely through in one location, but has been carefully repaired. (Thank you!)

      Created by: sjmohr
      Added: 15 Jul 2018
      Find A Grave Memorial: 191400643
    Person ID I788  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Father William MARCHANT, Jr.,   b. Bef 17 Jan 1814, Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1888, Tecumseh, Johnson County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Mother Susannah SMITH,   b. 11 May 1816, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1891, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1840  Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) The Church of JesusChrist of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of March 22, 2010, Batch No.: M012506, Type: Film: William Marchant Male Parents: Father: William Marchant Marriages: Spouse: Susannah Smith Marriage: 07 MAR 1840 Sevenoaks, Kent, England.