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1. George JOHNSON. Born about 1810 in Stepney, George died sometime between the 1851 & 1861 censuses; he appears in the former & his wife is described as “widow” in the latter. There are several George Johnson deaths registered in the area around that time. Work continues to find the right one. Occupation: Variously butcher, labourer, coal dealer. On 4/4/1831, when George was age about 21, he married Sarah BATCHELOR at St Dunstan, Stepney. Sarah was born about 1806 in Surrey. It is not known when she died. They had the following children:
(1) George, baptized 11/3/1832 at St Dunstan & All Saints, Stepney. Parish Register gives abode as Mile End Old Town, father’s occupation butcher. (2) John Hatchtal (3) Francis (4) James (5) Sarah Maria, born 8/2/ 1845 in Stepney & baptized 20/4/1845 at St Mary, Whitechapel. (5) Henry, born 4/11/ 1847 in Stepney & baptized 28/11/1847 at St Mary, Whitechapel.
2. John Hatchtal JOHNSON [Parents]. Born 28/4/1838 & baptized 20/5/1838 at St Mary, Whitechapel. John’s middle name is unusual but is confirmed by the original baptism entry. It is not known when John died. Occupation: Auctioneer, valuer, estate agent. In the quarter ending March 1865, when John was age about 26, he married Mary Ann JOHNSON, daughter of Mary Johnson & an unknown spouse. Born about 1834 in St George in the East, Mary Ann died between 2/4/1871 & 1877 (the year John remarried). They had the following children:
In the quarter ending December 1877, when John was age 39, he married Mary Reseigh HINDE in Stepney. Mary was born about 1847 in Stepney. They had the following children:
(1) Bertha Mary, born quarter ending March 1880 in Hackney. (2) Lilian, born about 1882 in Clapton. (3) John, born about 1883 in Clapton. (4) Ernest, born about 1884 in Clapton. (5) Elsie, born about 1885 in Clapton.
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