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Joseph Redfearn

1744 - 1779

Father Joseph Redfearn
Mother Sarah Barker
Wife Hannah Eyre
Children Mary, Joseph, Ann


Joseph was born in Abney, the eldest son of Joseph and Sarah, and baptised at St Peter's Hope, on 20th October 1744 (1). His younger brother Samuel was born two years later (2).

He married Hannah Eyre on 19th May 1772 (3), and their first child Mary was born the following year (4). Their only son Joseph was born in 1775 (5), and their youngest daughter Ann in 1778 (6).

He died the following year aged just 34 (7). His wife went on to remarry and survive him by 56 years! (8)


Brief details of his children:



Sources:

  1. Parish Register of St Peter's, Hope includes the baptism entry:
    [October 1744] Joseph fil: Joseph & Sarah Redfern Abney   20
  2. Parish Register of St Peter's, Hope includes the baptism entry:
    [December 1746] Samll Son Joseph & Sarah Redfern Abney   25
  3. Parish Register of St Peter's, Hope includes the marriage entry:
    Joseph Redfearn of the Parish of Hope in the County
    of Derby & Hannah Eyre of the parish and county aforesaid spinster were
    Married in this Church by License
    this nineteenth Day of May in the Year One Thousand seven Hundred
    and seventy two By me Matw Barber curate

    The Marriage was solemnized between Us Joseph Redfearn
    Hannah Eyre
    In the Presence of Thomas hisXmark Dakin
    Mary herXmark Bagshaw
  4. Parish Register of St Peter's, Hope includes the baptism entry:
    [July 1773] Mary Dau: of Joseph & Hannah Redfearn Abney   13
  5. Parish Register of St Peter's, Hope includes the baptism entry:
    [September 1775] Joseph Son of Joseph & Hannah Redfern Abney   2
    (Note that the date is given as "2", but it appears in the register between entries dated "5" and "17". It may be correct, or it could possibly be a date between those two - perhaps a "1" is missing from "12"?)
  6. Parish Register of St Peter's, Hope includes the baptism entry:
    [April 1778] Ann Dau: of Joseph & Hannah Redfearn Abney   2
  7. Parish Register of St Peter's, Hope includes the burial entry:
    [July 1779] Joseph Redfearn Junr of Abney   3
  8. See his wife's page.



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