Peter Brown Family History

Edward Daniel (1660) & Edith Cord

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General History

Edward Daniel & Edith Cord were one of my 9th generation ancestors.

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Edward Daniel was baptised on 10th June 1660 in Cowden, Kent. He was the son of Edward Daniel & Mary Desper. He married Edith Cord on 14th May 1686 in Cowden, Kent. Edward was probably buried on 4th June 1732 in Cowden, Kent.

Edith Cord birth details are unknown. She was buried on 26th January 1729 in Cowden, Kent (' Edith, wife of Edward')

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Edward & Edith had eight known children.

Sarah Edward John Edith Robert Thomas William Elizabeth
  1. Sarah Daniel (Sara) was baptised on 9th March 1687 in Cowden, Kent ('daughter of Edward junior').
  2. Edward Daniel was baptised on 29th September 1688 in Cowden, Kent. ('son of Edward junior'). He married Sarah Page on 4th October 1719 in East Grinstead, Sussex. Sarah was possibly the daughter of John Page of Hartfield and was baptised on 27th February 1697 in Hartfield, Sussex. (Note: There were two John Pages in Hartfield at this time- John & Ann and John & Elizabeth. Sarah was probably the daughter of John & Elizabeth along with Elizabeth (15/04/1699), Thomas (25/07/1701) and John (19/05/1703)). Edward & Sarah had at least four children.
    1. Edward Daniel was buried on 4th January 1721 in Cowden, Kent.(of East Grinstead).(assumed as no parents shown)
    2. Sarah Daniel ( shown as Sara, daughter of Edward junior) was baptised on 14th June 1721 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
    3. Edward Daniel was baptised on 27th December 1727 in East Grinstead, Sussex. He possibly married Jane Humphrey on 15th April 1759 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
    4. John Daniel was baptised on 11th October 1730 in East Grinstead, Sussex. He married Ann Wheeler on 27th April 1762 in East Grinstead, Sussex. They had five children
      1. Edward Daniel was baptised on 20th February 1763 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
      2. John Daniel was baptised on 18th March 1764 in East Grinstead, Sussex.(shown as son of John & Elizabeth, but probably erroneously)
      3. Sarah Daniel was baptised on 24th July 1768 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
      4. Anne Daniel (Ann) was baptised on 9th October 1774 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
      5. Mary Daniel was baptised on 3rd November 1776 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
  3. John Daniel was baptised on 1st April 1691 in Cowden, Kent. He was buried there on 28th November 1693. ('son of Edward').
  4. Edith Daniel was baptised on 25th March 1694 in Cowden, Kent. (Source is IGI & unconfirmed). She had a son Thomas. Edith & Thomas are shown separtely as they are direct ancestors.
  5. Robert Daniel was baptised on 23rd October 1696 in Cowden, Kent.(Source is IGI & unconfirmed)
  6. Thomas Daniel was baptised on 23rd October 1696 in Cowden, Kent.(Source is IGI & unconfirmed)
  7. William Daniel was baptised on 9th October 1702 in Cowden, Kent, (son of Edward Daniel, labourer of Eatonbridge'). He was buried there on 29th April 1705 ('son of Edward Daniel, of Eatonbridge').
  8. Elizabeth Daniel was baptised on 31st March 1705 in Cowden, Kent, ('son of Edward Daniel, of Eatonbridge').

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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
  3. 1841 Census
    1. Godstone shows Robert 40 (church Street) and Jessey 35 (village)
    2. Hartfield shows Edward 40, Sarah 35 living at Yew trees
    3. Hartfield shows Edward 75, William 35, Elizabeth 35, William 12, Mary 10, Harriet 4, Philly 2 living at Reeds & Sarah 15 living at Bolebrook
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Sources Returns to 'Top of Page'
  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