159 Years Ago Today at SS Gregory & Martin

Above Photo of SS Gregory & Martin – Poliphilo [CC0], from Wikimedia Commons

On 13 Nov 1859 at SS Gregory & Martin in Wye, Kent my 2nd great grandparents – William Young and Harriet Raines were married. William was an agricultural labourer and later a farm waggoner. Harriet was sometimes a servant and domestic house keeper.

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–Rensi 13:45, 20. Dez. 2009 (CET) [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

William had been baptised at St Mary in Stelling on 8 Nov 1835 and Harriet was baptised on 1 Nov 1831 at SS Gregory & Martin where she was married.

They would have 9 children – 2 sons and 7 daughters. William died of Influenza and Bronchitis on 15 Jan 1900 at Haine, St. Lawrence.

Death Certificate-2

Harriet died on 25 Jan 1912 of old age and heart failure at Little Winchcomb, Godmersham.

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Their oldest child and son, William was my great-grandfather and he was baptised on 1 Aug 1858 at Wye.

William Young
William Young 

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