Benjamin Marchant

1811–1903 (Age 92)
Hawkhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Marchant was born in 1811, in Hawkhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Thomas Marchant, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Bellingham, was 25. He married Ann Barnes on 12 October 1834, in Hawkhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1903, in Hastings, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Marchant
1811–1903
Ann Barnes
1811–1862
Marriage: 12 October 1834
Gideon Marchant
1835–1918
Anne Marchant
1836–
William Marchant
1837–
George Marchant
1838–
Benjamin Marchant
1840–1899
Walter Marchant
1841–
Sally Marchant
1842–
Fanny Marchant
1843–
Frank Marchant
1845–
Charlotte Marchant
1846–
Eli Marchant
1848–
John Marchant
1849–
Elizabeth Marchant
1852–1927

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 October 1834
Hawkhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1815

Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 22

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 32

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Marchand .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Marchant, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Benjamin Marchant, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Benjamin Marchant, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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