Peter Brown Family History

Edward Daniel (1634) & Mary Desper

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General History

Edward Daniel & Mary Desper were one of my 10th generation ancestors.

Key Dates:

Edward Daniel was baptised on 2nd March 1634 in Cowden, Kent .He was the son of Robert Daniel & Mary Wickenden. He married Mary Desper (or Marcy) on 15th July 1657 in Cowden, Kent. (banns also issued in East Grinstead on 14th June 1657)

Mary Desper birth details are unknown. She was buried on 14th January 1706 in Cowden, Kent (' Mercy, wife of Edward Daniel of East Grinstead')

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Edward & Mary had seven known children.

Robert Edward Mary Elizabeth John Dorothy Sarah
  1. Robert Daniel (shown as Danyell) was baptised on 17th January 1658 in Cowden, Kent . He married Elizabeth Butcher on 29th July 1680 in Cowden, Kent. Robert was buried on 18th April 1713 in Cowden, Kent and Elizabeth was buried there on 3rd September 1706 (' wife of Robert of Eatonbridge'). Robert & Elizabeth had eight children.
    1. Mary Daniel was baptised on 6th March 1681 in Cowden, Kent. (Source is IGI & unconfirmed)
    2. Edward Daniel was baptised on 14th January 1683 in Cowden, Kent. (Source is IGI & unconfirmed). He was buried there on 30th January 1683 ('son of Robert').
    3. Elizabeth Daniel was baptised on 4th December 1683 in Cowden, Kent. She was buried there on 18th November 1707 ('daughter of Robert').
    4. Anne Daniel (Ann) was baptised on 15th April 1686 in Cowden, Kent.
    5. Dorothy Daniel was baptised on 21st July 1689 in Cowden, Kent.
    6. Robert Daniel was baptised on 29th March 1692 in Cowden, Kent.
    7. Sarah Daniel (shown as Sara) was baptised on 21st March 1695 in Cowden, Kent.
    8. John Daniel was baptised on 11th July 1697 in Cowden, Kent. He was buried there on 10th August 1705 ('son of Robert of Eatonbridge').
  2. Edward Daniel was baptised on 10th June 1660 in Cowden, Kent. He married Edith Cord. Details of Edward Daniel & Edith Cord are shown separately as they are direct ancestors.
  3. Mary Daniel (shown as Marie Daniell) was baptised on 7th December 1662 in Cowden, Kent . She was buried there on 12th October 1683 ('daughter of Edward Daniel of East Grinstead').
  4. Elizabeth Daniel (shown as Daniell) was baptised on 14th August 1664 in Cowden, Kent. She married John Jessup on 6th May 1684 in Cowden, Kent.
  5. John Daniel was baptised on 16th December 1666 in Cowden, Kent.
  6. Dorothy Daniel was baptised on 3rd April 1670 in Cowden, Kent.
  7. Sarah Daniel (shown as Sara) was baptised on 17th October 1675 in Cowden, Kent.

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  1. There are a number of slight name variations in the parish records (Daniel, Daniels, Danel, Danels, Danell, Danells, Daniell, Danyell). Daniel tended to be used up to about 1800 and then Daniels became the standard.
  2. There are no parish records found for 'Daniel' in the parishes of Charlwood, Crowhurst, Horley, Limpsfield or Worth
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  1. Surrey Parish Records (Horne, Lingfield, Godstone)
  2. Sussex Parish Records (East Grinstead, Framfield)
  3. Kent Parish Records (Cowden)
  4. Surrey Marriage Index CD
  5. Sussex Marriage Index CD
  6. Family Search.org  (Latter day Saints): For initial identification of details only