Rev. 20 Oct. 1998, Gen. 764

 

DESCENDANTS OF FORTUNE GRAVES AND THOMAS MILLES OF WARWICK AND HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Fortune Graves (1) was baptized 27 April 1561 in King's Norton, Warwick, England. She married Thomas Milles on 10 July 1585 in Barkway, Hertford. They lived in Barkway, at least until 1597, then may have lived in either Cottered or Widford, Hertford, and were in St. Alban's, Hertford in 1607.

The first 6 children listed below are in the IGI as children of Thomas Milles, baptized in Barkway. The IGI also shows the following baptisms in Cottered and Widford to a Thomas Milles, but it is not known which, if either, of the 2 groups of children are for the family of Fortune Graves.

Richard Mills, 9 Feb. 1600, Cottered

Robert Mills, 1 Jan. 1604, Cottered

Susan Mylles, 7 May 1592, Widford

Ann Milles, 29 March 1601, Widford

Johan Milles, 5 June 1603, Widford (R-1)

Children - Milles

2. Elizabeth Milles, bapt. 10 Dec. 1587.

3. Richarde Milles, bapt. 7 Dec. 1589.

4. John Milles, bapt. 22 July 1593.

5. Alexander Milles, bapt. 24 Aug. 1595.

6. Robert Milles, bapt. 24 July 1597.

7. Dorothy Milles, bapt. 24 July 1597.

+8. Martha Milles, bapt. 10 May 1607, m. Thomas Fairechild, 28 Oct. 1633.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF FORTUNE GRAVES (1) AND THOMAS MILLES

Martha Milles (8) was baptized 10 May 1607 at St. Peter, St. Alban's, Hertford, England. She married Thomas Fairechild (or Fairchild) on 28 Oct. 1633. He was baptized 17 Sept. 1609 at Orwell, Cambridge, England. All their children were baptized at Orwell, Cambridge, except for Alice, John and Elizabeth (the second one) who were baptized at Wendy Cum Shingay, Cambridge. (R-1)

Children - Fairechild

9. Mary Fairechild, bapt. 5 April 1635.

10. Elizabeth Fairechild, bapt. 19 Nov. 1637.

11. Frances Fairechild, bapt. 6 Oct. 1639.

12. Martha Fairechild, bapt. 7 Dec. 1641.

13. Cicely Fairechild, bapt. 29 Jan. 1643.

+14. Richard Fairechild, bapt. 22 June 1645, m. Helen ------.

15. Alice Fairechild, bapt. 20 Sept. 1646.

16. Martha Fairechild, bapt. 2 Dec. 1649.

17. John Fairechild, bapt. 26 Dec. 1649.

18. William Fairechild, bapt. 8 Feb. 1652.

19. Elizabeth Fairechild, bapt. 29 Oct. 1654.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF MARTHA MILLES (8) AND THOMAS FAIRECHILD

Richard Fairechild (or Fairchild) (14) was baptized 22 June 1645 in Orwell, Cambridge, England. He married Helen ------. All their children were baptized at Tadlow, Cambridge. (R-1)

Children - Fairechild

+20. Mary Fairechild, bapt. 2 April 1665, m. John Eldridge, 15 March 1682.

21. Susan Fairechild, bapt. 2 April 1665.

22. William Fairechild, bapt. 12 July 1671.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF RAICHARD FAIRECHILD AND HELEN ------

Mary Fairechild (20) was baptized 2 April 1665 at Tadlow, Cambridge, England. She married John Eldridge on 15 March 1682 in Royston, Hertford, England. He was born 26 Jan. 1663 at Layston, Hertford, and died about 1695 (when his daughter Mary was on 4 years old). All their children were baptized at Layston, Hertford. (R-1)

Children - Eldridge

23. William Eldridge, bapt. 12 Feb. 1684, bur. 27 March 1684 (Layston, Hertford).

+24. John Eldridge, bapt. 24 March 1685, m. Mary Botterell, 29 Nov. 1709.

25. William Eldridge, bapt. 27 Sept. 1687.

+26. Mary Eldridge, bapt. 28 Aug. 1691, m. Robert Reynolds, 22 June 1709.

 

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF MARY FAIRECHILD (20) AND JOHN ELDRIDGE

Mary Eldridge (26) was baptized 28 Aug. 1691 at Layston, Hertford, England. She married Robert Reynolds on 22 June 1709. He was baptized 7 Jan. 1690 at Great Chesterford, Essex, England. All their children were baptized at Great Chesterford. (R-1)

Children - Reynolds

27. William Reynolds, bapt. 24 March 1710.

+28. Mary Reynolds, bapt. 14 Nov. 1710, m. Nathaniel Hayden, 3 Jan. 1731, bur. 11 Sept. 1751.

29. Robert Reynolds, bapt. 28 Oct. 1711.

 

 

GENERATION 6

 

CHILDREN OF MARY ELDRIDGE (26) AND ROBERT REYNOLDS

Mary Reynolds (28) was baptized 14 Nov. 1710 at Great Chesterford, Essex, England, and was buried 11 Sept. 1751 at Arkesden, Essex, England. She married Nathaniel Hayden, son of George Hayden and Dorothy Rust, on 3 Jan. 1731. He was baptized 10 July 1712 at Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, and was buried 28 June 1782 at Arkesden, Essex. After Mary died, Nathaniel married second Rosamund Whitbread on 6 Feb. 1753. He married third Elizabeth Eldred on 22 Oct. 1765. At least their first 7 children were born at Arkesden. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

30. John Hayden, b. 2 Oct. 1733, bapt. 14 Oct. 1733 (Arkesden), m. Mary Stubbins, 8 Feb. 1756.

31. Elizabeth Hayden, b. 30 March 1735, m. Abel Ward.

32. Nathaniel Hayden, b. 10 Dec. 1736, died young.

33. Nathaniel Hayden, b. 28 April 1738, died young.

34. Hannah Hayden, b. 16 June 1739.

+35. William Hayden, b. 15 April 1741, m. Elizabeth Rand.

+36. Nathaniel Hayden, b. 13 July 1743, m. Mary Bird, 19 Aug. 1764.

37. Martha Hayden, b. 11 May 1745, m. John Bush.

38. Ann Hayden, b. 8 March 1746, died young.

39. George Hayden, b. 19 July 1748, died young.

40. Sarah Hayden, b. 27 Dec. 1749, died young.

+41. James Hayden, b. 23 July 1751, m. Mary Harvey.

 

 

GENERATION 7

 

CHILDREN OF MARY REYNOLDS (28) AND NATHANIEL HAYDEN

William Hayden (35) was born 15 April 1741 in Arkesden, Essex, England. He married Elizabeth Rand. She was born 8 March 1740 in Ugley, Essex. Children 4-6 were all born at Ugley, and the later ones were all born at Henham, Essex. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

+42. John Hayden, bapt. 2 Nov. 1760, m. Mary Townsend, 7 Nov. 1784, d. 14 Oct. 1838.

43. William Hayden, bapt. 3 Jan. 1762, m. Mary Rolfe.

+44. Nathaniel Hayden, bapt. 1 July 1764, m. Lucy Littlechild, 17 Feb. 1789.

45. Mary Hayden, b.c. 1765.

+46. James Hayden, b.c. 1768, m. Margaret Levey.

+47. Sarah Hayden, b.c. 1770, m. Joseph Garnon Phipp.

48. George Hayden, b.c. 1772, m. Mary ------. Lived in Clapham, Surrey.

49. Ann Hayden, b.c. 1774, m. Thomas Welby (or Willy), 19 Aug. 1800 (Henham, Essex). Lived in Walden.

50. Mary Hayden, b.c. 1775, m. William Savill, 18 June 1805 (Henham, Essex). Lived in Clare, Suffolk.

51. Henry Hayden, b.c. 1777, died young.

52. Edward Hayden, b.c. 1779, m. Margaret Hart, 11 Nov. 1802 (Henham, Essex). Lived at Tooley St., London.

53. Harry Hayden, b.c. 1783, died young.

 

Nathaniel Hayden (36) was born 13 July 1743 at Arkesden, Essex, and was baptized 24 July 1743 at Arkesden. He married Mary Bird on 19 Aug. 1764. She was buried 10 June 1819 at Great Canfield, Essex. Sometime after the birth of Nathaniel, the family moved from Takeley to Great Canfield, where the only other son, Charles, was born. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

+54. Nathaniel Hayden, b.c. 1765, m(1) Sarah Gibbons, c. 1792, m(2) Jemima Bolden, 24 Dec. 1798, m(3) Elizabeth Jordon, 20 May 1806, bur. 3 July 1821.

55. Mary Hayden, b.c. 1766, m. John Linsel.

56. Ann Hayden, b.c. 1768 (Great Canfield, Essex), m. James Clarke. 1 child and 1 grandchild.

57. Charles Hayden, b.c. 1773 (Great Canfield, Essex), m. Millicent ------. 4 children.

58. Sarah Hayden, b.c. 1776 (Great Canfield, Essex), m. John Burrell.

59. Elizabeth Hayden, b.c. 1778 (Great Canfield, Essex), m. John Stokes.

60. Jane Hayden, b.c. 1780, m. Jonathan Bartrup.

 

James Hayden (41) was born 23 July 1751. He was a blacksmith, and lived in Arkesden, Essex. He married Mary Harvey. She was born about 1753. At least their first 3 children were baptized at Arkesden. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

61. Ann Hayden, bapt. 27 Oct. 1782.

+62. John Hayden, bapt. 10 July 1785, m. Mary Chenney, before 1806.

63. James Hayden, bapt. 30 Sept. 1787, bur. 22 April 1798.

64. Mary Hayden, bapt. 27 June 1790.

 

 

GENERATION 8

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM HAYDEN (35) AND ELIZABETH RAND

John Hayden (42) was baptized 2 Nov. 1760 at Ugley, Essex. He married Mary Townsend on 7 Nov. 1784. She was born about 1762 at Elsenham, Essex, England. Banns for their marriage were Oct. 24, 31, and Nov. 7, 1784, marked with no marriage, possibly Elsenham. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

65. child, b.c. 1783.

+66. Elizabeth Hayden, bapt. 27 Dec. 1785, m. Joshua Markwell.

67. Ann Hayden, bapt. 7 Nov. 1787, m. Thomas Willet. His sister, Susan Willet, married John Barnard who was the uncle of the Abraham Barnard who married Mary Hayden (#74). John and Susan Barnard lived in Wimish.

68. Sarah Hayden, bapt. 2 Nov. 1789, never married.

69. Mary Hayden, bapt. 23 Jan. 1795, never married.

70. William Hayden, b.c. 1801, never married. He and his sisters Sarah and Mary were all living on the same farm at Widdington. They were shown on the census, with sister Ann Willet visiting.

 

Nathaniel Hayden (44) was baptized 1 July 1764 at Ugley, Essex, England, died 14 Oct. 1838 at Berden, Essex, and was buried 16 Oct. 1838 at Manuden, Essex. He married Lucy Littlechild on 17 Feb. 1789. She was buried 12 April 1816 at age 52, while dwelling in Manuden, buried by H. Marsh. Elizabeth was baptized at Arkesden and all the other children were baptized at Manuden. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

71. James Hayden, bapt. 5 July 1789.

72. George Hayden, bapt. 17 Oct. 1790.

73. Elizabeth Hayden, bapt. 22 March 1795.

+74. Mary Hayden, bapt. 13 Aug. 1797, m. Abraham Barnard, 6 March 1827, d. 31 Jan. 1889.

 

James Hayden (46) was born about 1768 at Ugley, Essex. He married Margaret Levey (or Levy). She was born about 1768. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

75. George Hayden, bapt. 18 Nov. 1791.

 

Sarah Hayden (47) was born about 1770 at Ugley, Essex. She married Joseph Garnon Phipp. He was baptized 6 Oct. 1765. All their children were born at Manuden, Essex. (R-1)

Children - Phipp

76. Sarah Phipp, bapt. 16 Dec. 1791.

77. Elizabeth Phipp, bapt. 2 April 1795.

78. William Phipp, bapt. 7 Oct. 1798.

79. Ann Phipp, bapt. 29 Nov. 1801.

80. Thomas Phipp, bapt. 3 July 1803.

81. Charlotte Phipp, bapt. 8 Dec. 1805.

82. Edmund Phipp, bapt. 13 Aug. 1809.

83. Charlotte Phipp, bapt. 10 Sept. 1811.

 

CHILDREN OF NATHANIEL HAYDEN (36) AND MARY BIRD

Nathaniel Hayden (54) was born about 1765 at Takeley, Essex, and was buried 3 July 1821 at Arkesden, Essex. He was a blacksmith. He first married Sarah Gibbons about 1792. He married second Jemima Bolden on 24 Dec. 1798. He married third Elizabeth Jordon, widow, on 20 May 1806. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

84. Sarah Hayden, bapt. 1793.

85. William Hayden, bapt. 1794.

 

CHILDREN OF JAMES HAYDEN (41) AND MARY HARVEY

John Hayden (62) was baptized 10 July 1785 at Arkesden, Essex. He married Mary Chenney before 1806. (R-1)

Children - Hayden

86. Harriet Hayden, bapt. 25 Oct. 1806 (Arkesden, Essex). She was previously bapt. priviately 22 March 1807 at Coddenham, Suffolk.

 

 

GENERATION 9

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN HAYDEN (42) AND MARY TOWNSEND

Elizabeth Hayden (66) was baptized 27 Dec. 1785 in Manuden, Essex. She married Joshua Markwell. He was baptized 3 Aug. 1785 in Manuden, Essex. (R-1)

Children - Markwell

87. Sarah Markwell

88. William Markwell

 

CHILDREN OF NATHANIEL HAYDEN (44) AND LUCY LITTLECHILD

Mary Hayden (74) was baptized 13 Aug. 1797 at Manuden, Essex, died 31 Jan. 1889 at Thaxted, Essex, and was buried in Feb. 1889 at the United Reform Church, Thaxted. She married Abraham Barnard on 6 March 1827 at Berden, Essex. (R-1)

Children - Barnard

+89. George Hayden Bernard, b.c. 1827, m. Emma ------.

+90. Abraham Barnard, b. 27 April 1831, m. ------, d. before 1931.

+91. James Barnard, b. 17 Jan. 1833, m. Catherine O'Conner, 29 Aug. 1852, d. 7 Dec. 1909.

92. Frederick Barnard, b. 25 Jan. 1835 (Thaxted, Essex), bapt. 9 Oct. 1835 (Thaxted, Essex).

93. Arthur Barnard, b.c. 1839 (Thaxted, Essex). He is listed in the 1841 census, and in the 1861 census with his parents at Town St., unmarried.

94. Mary Barnard, b.c. 1841.

 

 

GENERATION 10

 

CHILDREN OF MARY HAYDEN (74) AND ABRAHAM BARNARD

George Hayden Barnard (89) was born about 1827 at Thaxted, Essex, England, and died after 1881. He married Emma ------ about 1851. She was born about 1829 in Thaxted. He was a grocer and draper. He was in the 1861 census for Newport, Essex, listed as having a grocer and draper's shop emplying 4 assistants and 1 boy. All their children were born in Newport, Essex. (R-1)

Children - Barnard

95. Levina Elizabeth Barnard

96. George Herbert Barnard, b.c. 1855.

97. Alice Mary Barnard, b.c. 1856.

98. Sydney Charles Barnard, b.c. 1859.

 

Abraham Barnard (90) was born 27 April 1831 at Thaxted, Essex, was baptized 26 Oct. 1831 at Thaxted, and died before 1931. He married -----, a widow, between 1854 and 1868. (R-1)

Children - Barnard

99. Bertram C. Barnard, b.c. 1868-69 (Newport, Essex).

 

James Barnard (91) was born 17 Jan. 1833 at Thaxted, Essex, was baptized 14 Feb. 1833 at Thaxted, and died 7 Dec. 1909 at Adams Road, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. An inquest was held on 8 Dec. 1909, and a coroner's report describes his accidental death. He died from burns caused by his clothing catching fire while he was sitting in front of the fire in his kitchen. James was a gold miner. He immigrated to Australia from England in 1851. He married Catherine O'Conner on 29 Aug. 1852 at Forest Creek, Castlemaine, Victoria. She was from Westmeath, Ireland. (R-1)

Children - Barnard

100. Mary Barnard, b. 1852 (Bendigo, Victoria), m. Francesco Laloli. They had about 430 descendants in 1998.

101. 9 other children

 

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