Charles was the eldest of 9 children, born between 1823 and 1844, all but the last child born in Wonersh.
- Charles born 1823 *
- William born 1826 *
- Mary Anne born 1828
- Thomas born 1830
- Alfred born 1832
- James born 1835 *
- Henry born 1837
- Ellen Jane born 1841 died 1844
- John born 1844 died 1855 born in Shalford
Using the marriage sources I traced all the children. In keeping with the family tradition and the complications with marrying cousins and spouses with the same surnames Thomas married a Sarah Woolgar in 1861, and James married a Denyer in 1868.
Over the course of the last 24 years I have met just two other people who descend from the children of John and Mary, which I do find interesting. The line of Alfred moved to London, as does a later part of the family descended from William.
* What I find particularly fascinating is that I descend from Charles, I have met a contact whose wife descends from James and a contact whose line descends from William. A member of each of those lines of descent has a Thyroid condition which I find interesting.
As far as I know no one else in my family has this condition so is this coincidence, or is this something that is in the genetics?
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