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John Stedman

Male Cal 1745 - Bef 1827  (~ 82 years)

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  1. 1.  John StedmanJohn Stedman was born Cal 1745; died Bef 17 May 1827; was buried 17 May 1827, Godalming Church Yard, Godalming, Surrey, England, UK.

    Other Events:

    • Will: 23 Jun 1825, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK
    • Probate: 30 Aug 1827, London, Middlesex, England, UK

    Notes:

    Will:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~engsurry/trnscrpt/sry0414.txt

    This is the last Will and Testament of me John Stedman formerly of Wandsworth in
    the Country of Surrey Schoolmaster afterwards of  Leatherhead in the said County
    and now of Guildford in the same County Gentleman first I direct that my body be
    decently interred in Godalming Church Yard as near as possible to my ancestors
    and I also direct that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses be
    fully paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently may be after my decease I give and
    devise unto my Daughter Elizabeth the wife of my nephew the Reverend John
    Stedman of Wandsworth aforesaid Master of Arts all that messuage or tenement or
    dwelling house Garden hereditaments and  premises in which I now live situate and
    being at Guildford aforesaid and which I purchased of Peter Lafosse Esquire and
    also all that Stable and  ??? of a woodhouse and piece or parcel of Ground
    Hereditaments and premises which I purchased of Mr. Job Smallpiece To hold the
    same unto her my said Daughter Elizabeth Stedman her heirs and assigns for ever
    also I give and bequeath unto her my said daughter Elizabeth Stedman my Cabinet
    of  fossils and shells coins mathematical and philosophical instruments watches
    clocks and all my household  goods and other goods both within doors and without
    furniture pictures linen  woollen china wine and other liquors which shall be in or
    about my Dwelling House at the time of my decease  Also I give and bequeath unto
    my son-in law and Nephew the said John Stedman the sum of one thousand pounds
    to be paid to him within six months after my decease  Also I give and bequeath unto
    my niece Ann Stedman the sum of ten pounds for mourning to be paid her as soon
    as conveniently may be after my decease   Also I give and bequeath unto my said
    Daughter said Elizabeth Stedman the said John Stedman Elizabeth the wife of
    James Bogue of Guildford aforesaid Gentleman the said James Bogue my nephew
    Richard Stedman of Godalming aforesaid Clock and Watchmaker Bookseller and
    Stationer and Margaret his wife Richard Sharp of Park Lane in the County of
    Middlesex Esquire and George Adams Davis of Mansion House Place in the City of
    London Merchant a mourning ring also I give and bequeath unto the said John
    Stedman Richard Stedman and James Bogue the sum of fifty pounds each for their
    trouble in the execution of this my will  All the rest residue and remainder of my
    estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind the same
    may be or consist at the time of my decease I give and bequeath the same unto the
    said John Stedman Richard Stedman and James Bogue upon trust that they the said
    John Stedman Richard Stedman and James Bogue and the survivors or survivor of
    them and the executors administrators of such survivors do and shall as soon as
    conveniently may be after my decease convert part thereof as is not already in
    money into money and do and shall lay out and invest the monies arising therefrom
    in their own names in the public Stocks or funds or other Government Securities or
    on real or other Securities at Interest and do and shall pay the Interest Dividends and
    yearly product of the said Stocks Funds and Securities to my said Daughter
    Elizabeth Stedman for and during the term of her natural life and from and after her
    decease I direct my said son-in-law and Nephew John Stedman to reinvest and take
    the Interest Dividends and yearly product of the said Stocks Funds and Securities to
    and for his own use and benefit for and during the term of his natural life and from
    and after the decease of the survivor of them my said Daughter Elizabeth Stedman
    and my said in law and nephew John Stedman I direct that they the said Richard
    Stedman and James Bogue and the survivor of them and the executors and
    administrators of such survivor do and shall pay assign and transfer the said Stocks
    Funds and Securities and any Interest Dividends and product thereof which may be
    remaining in their hands unto and equally between all and every the child and
    children of my said Daughter Elizabeth Stedman as and when they shall attain the
    respective ages of twenty one years and to their respective executors admons and
    assigns and I do hereby declare that it shall and may be lawful to and for the trustees
    or trustee for the time being of this my will from time to time at their or his discretion
    to call in and reinvest the said trust monies or to transfer or dispose of the Stocks
    Funds or Securities wherever the same or any part thereof shall be from time to time
    invested and to lay out and invest the same or the monies to arise by the sale
    thereof at Interest in such Government or real or other securities as they my said
    trustees or trustee for the time being shall think proper and to alter vary and transfer
    the said Securities from time to time for any other Securities as occasion shall
    require and I declare and direct that if the said John Stedman Richard Stedman and
    James Bogue or any or other of them shall die or refuse or  decline or become
    incapable to act in the trusts of this my will then and in that case a new trustee or
    trustees may be appointed by the surviving or continuing trustees or trustee in the
    ??? or stead of the trustee or trustees so dying declining or becoming incapable to
    act as aforesaid and the said trust monies and  premises shall be transferred and
    assigned so as to be vested in such ???  and such surviving or continuing trustees
    or trustee upon the same trusts and with the same powers as are hereinbefore
    mentioned and declared and so from time to time as often as the same shall happen
    and I do hereby further declare and direct that the said trustees hereby nominated
    and appointed and any future trustee or trustees which may hereafter be nominated
    and appointed shall be charged and chargeable only for such monies as they shall
    respectively actually receive by virtue of the trusts hereby in them reposed or
    notwithstanding their or any or either of their giving signing or joining in any receipt or
    receipts for the sake of conformity and any one or more of them shall not be
    answerable or accountable for the others or other of them but each and every of
    them only for his and their own acts receipts neglects or defaults respectively and
    that they or any of them shall not be answerable or accountable for any Banker
    Broker or other person with whom or in or to whose hands any part of the said trust
    monies and premises shall or may otherwise come in the execution of the said trusts
    hereinbefore mentioned nor for the insufficiency or deficiency of any security or
    securities stocks or funds in or upon which the said trust monies or premises or any
    part thereof shall be placed out or invested in pursuance of this my will nor for any
    other misfortune loss or damage which shall or may happen in the execution of the
    aforesaid trusts or in relation thereto except the same shall happen by or through
    their own willful defaults respectively and I also direct that it shall and may be lawful
    to and for them the said John Stedman Richard Stedman and James Bogue and the
    survivors and survivor of them and the executors and administrators of such survivor
    by and out of the monies which shall come to their respective hands by virtue of this
    my will to retain to and reimburse themselves and himself respectively and also to
    allow to each other all costs or charges damages and expenses which they or any or
    either of them shall or may be put unto in or about the execution of this my will or in
    relation thereto and I hereby revoke all former and other will and wills by me at any
    time heretobefore made and declare this to be and contain my only last will and
    Testament and lastly I hereby make nominate and appoint the said John Stedman
    Richard Stedman and James Bogue Executors of this my last will and Testament in
    Witness whereof I the said John Stedman the testator have to this my last Will and
    Testament contained in four sheets of paper to the three first sheets thereof set my
    hand and to the fourth and last sheet thereof set my hand and seal the twenty-third
    day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five J.
    Stedman Signed sealed published and declared by the said John Stedman the
    testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his
    presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our
    names as witnesses hereto Rich'd Sparkes, Will'm Sparkes and Jn'o French all of
    Guildford in Surrey Bankers
    Proved at London 30 August 1827 before the worshipful John Danberry? Dr. of Laws
    & Surrogate by the oaths of the Rev'd John Stedman Clerk and Richard Stedman
    Esq the Nephews and James Bogue Esquire the Executors to whom admon was
    granted being first sworn duly to admin.

    Buried:
    John Stedman, age 82, was buried in Godalming on 17 May 1827.

    John — Miss [--?--]. Miss died Bef 1825. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Elizabeth Stedman  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1796, ____, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Elizabeth StedmanElizabeth Stedman Descendancy chart to this point (1.John1) was born Abt 1796, ____, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.

    Other Events:

    • 1841 England Census: 1841, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK

    Notes:

    I am not completely sure of this family structure although it seems to be correct based on the evidence I have somo far.

    I am linking Charlotte to Rev. John and ELizabeth because she claims to have been born in Wandsworth and John is known to have lived there. However, I cannot prove that the Charlotte who married Dr. Thomas Jenner Sells was their daughter Charlotte.

    I also cannot prove that the Elizabeth Stedman in 1841 Guildford Census is this Elizabeth. That Elizabeth in census has two children Ann and Harriet for which there are no records this John and Elizabeth had. They are more likely the Ann and Harriet, daughters of Dr. James Stedman. However, since I have not shown any link between the Godalming family and the James Stedman and Elizabeth Martin, I cannot see why they might have been there,

    1841 England Census:
    Guildford, St. Nicholas, District 6, pp 15-16

    Elizabeth Stedman   45  Ind.              Y
    Elizabeth    "             20                      Y
    Maria         "              20                      Y
    Charlotte   "              20                      Y
    Ann           "              15                      Y
    Harriot      "               15                      Y
    Elizth Martin              20                      N
    ----- p. 16 -----
    Mary    "                   20                      N
    Mary Blaylock          20 F S               N
    Ann Harding             25   F S             N

    Elizabeth married Rev. John Stedman 22 Jun 1815, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK. John (son of Richard Stedman and Elizabeth [--?--]) was born Bef 15 Aug 1784; was christened 15 Aug 1784, Godalming, Surrey, England, UK; died 21 May 1837, Gosfield, Essex, England, UK. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Stedman  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 19 Jul 1816, Wandsworth, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 19 Jul 1816, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    2. 4. Maria Stedman  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 2 Jul 1818; was christened 2 Jul 1818, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    3. 5. Charlotte Stedman  Descendancy chart to this point was born 22 Feb 1820, Wandsworth, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 20 Jul 1820, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died 19 Dec 1877, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; was buried Aft 19 Dec 1877, Mount Cemetery, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK.
    4. 6. Ann Stedman  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1821, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Between 1 Apr 1844 and 30 Jun 1844, Guildford RD, Surrey, England, UK.
    5. 7. Harriett Stedman  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1822, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    6. 8. John Stedman  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1825, Gosfield, Essex, England, UK; died Unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 5.  Charlotte StedmanCharlotte Stedman Descendancy chart to this point (2.Elizabeth2, 1.John1) was born 22 Feb 1820, Wandsworth, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 20 Jul 1820, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died 19 Dec 1877, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; was buried Aft 19 Dec 1877, Mount Cemetery, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK.

    Notes:

    Christened:
    Charlotte Stedman, daughter of John Stedman and Elizabeth, was baptized at Saint Nicholas, Guildford, according to a FamilySearch parish record.

    Died:
    SELLS - On the 19th Dec., 1877, at Guildford, Charlotte, wife of Thomas Jenner Sells, and daughter of the late Rev. John Stedman, Vicar of Gosfield, Essex, aged 57.

    Charlotte married Dr. Thomas Jenner Sells 19 Jul 1842, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK. Thomas (son of William Jenner Sells and Euphemia [--?--]) was born 25 Feb 1811, Clarendon Park, ____, Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies; was christened 28 Mar 1813, Clarendon Park, ____, Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies; died 31 Mar 1879, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 9. Rev. William Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 14 Jun 1843, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 14 Jun 1843, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    2. 10. Euphemia Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 17 Jul 1844; was christened 17 Jul 1844, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    3. 11. Dr. Charles John Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 12 Aug 1846; was christened 12 Aug 1846, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    4. 12. Edith Charlotte Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 30 Oct 1849; was christened 30 Oct 1849, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Between 1 Oct 1849 and 31 Dec 1849, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK.
    5. 13. Edward Jenner Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 4 Aug 1852; was christened 4 Aug 1852, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    6. 14. Francis Duncomb Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 10 May 1854; was christened 10 May 1854, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    7. 15. Hubert Thomas Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 1 Jun 1859; was christened 1 Jun 1859, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.

  2. 8.  John StedmanJohn Stedman Descendancy chart to this point (2.Elizabeth2, 1.John1) was born Abt 1825, Gosfield, Essex, England, UK; died Unknown.

    Other Events:

    • 1841 England Census: 1841, Holborn, Middlesex, England, UK
    • 1851 England Census: 1851, Liberty of the Rolls, Middlesex, England, UK
    • 1861 England Census: 1861, Paddington, Middlesex, England, UK
    • 1871 England Census: 1871, Paddington, Middlesex, England, UK
    • 1881 England Census: 1881, Milford, Hampshire, England, UK
    • 1891 England Census: 1891, Milford, Hampshire, England, UK
    • 1901 England Census: 1901, Milford, Hampshire, England, UK

    Notes:

    1841 England Census:
    St. Andrew Holborn (Above the Bars), St. Andrew Western, Finsbury, District 11, p. 8
    Gt James Street
    Willm Holmes     60  Solr.       N
    Elizth    "            55                Y
    Elizth    "            15                Y
    Jno. Stedman    15  Clk          N
    ... 3 servants

    1851 England Census:
    Finsbury, District 5a, p. 4
    77 Chancery Lane
    John Stedman    Head   U  26   Attorney & Solicitor   Essex Gosfield

    1861 England Census:
    St. Mary Paddington, District 24, p. 7
    22 Bloofield Ter
    John Stedman     Head   Mar  35   Solicitor       Surrey Wandsworth
    Margaret E.   "     Wife    Mar  29                       Middlesex London
    Margaret E.   "      Dau              7                              "            "
    ... 2 servants

    1871 England Census:
    St. Mary Paddington, District, 31, p. 6
    22 Blomfield Ter
    John Stedman     Head  Mar  45  Solicitor         Wandsworth Surrey
    Margaret E.   "     Wife   Mar  39                        Islington Middlesex
      "  Edith        "      Dau   Unm  17  Scholar         Paddington   "
    ... 2 servants

    1881 England Census:
    District 3, p. 8
    Rd. Beach Cottage
    John Stedman         Head  Mar  53   no profession, trade or calling   Surrey Wandsworth
    Margaret  "              Wife   Mar  44                                                      Middlesex Bow
    Margaret  "               Dau  Unm  24                                                           "           Paddington
    ... 2 servants

    1891 England Census:
    District 3, p. 6
    Westover Lane - Westover House
    John Stedman     Head  Wid   66  Living on own means   Surrey Wandsworth
    Edith     "              Dau    S      37      "                                 London Paddington
    ... 2 servants

    1901 England Census:
    District 3, p. 15
    Milford on Sea - Beach House
    John Stedman         Head  Widr  76   Retired Solicitor    Wandsworth Surrey
    Margaret E  "            Dau   S       43                                 Paddington London
    ... 2 servants

    John married Margaret Emma Ellis 25 Sep 1852, Bow, Middlesex, England, UK. Margaret (daughter of Robert Ellis and Caroline Parton) was born Abt 1832, Bow, Middlesex, England, UK; died Unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 16. Margaret Edith Stedman  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1854, Paddington, Middlesex, England, UK; died Unknown.


Generation: 4

  1. 9.  Rev. William SellsRev. William Sells Descendancy chart to this point (5.Charlotte3, 2.Elizabeth2, 1.John1) was born Bef 14 Jun 1843, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 14 Jun 1843, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.

    Other Events:

    • 1871 England Census: 1871, Ewell, Surrey, England, UK
    • 1881 England Census: 1881, Wokingham, Berkshire, England, UK

    Notes:

    Christened:
    According to the IGI, William Sells, son of Thomas Jenner Sells and Charlotte, was baptized at Saint Mary Church in Guildford.

    1871 England Census:
    District 9, p. 36
    The Grange School
    William Sells              Head  Mar 27  M A School Master      Surrey Guildford
    Olivia Harrison Sells Wife   Mar 25                                       Devon Exeter
    Euphemia "               Dau             1                                       Surrey Ewell
    ...

    1881 England Census:
    District 1, p. 21  All Saints Parish
    Eastbrook
    William Sells     Head Mar 37 Clergyman Church of England           Surrey Guildford
                                                   MA 64/Ord Private Tutor
    Olivia H. "         Wife  Mar 35                                                            Devon Exeter
    Lucy M.  "         Dau          9   Scholar                                              Surrey Ewell
    Euphemia "       Dau          11    "                                                         "            "
    Arthur C.  "      Son            7    "                                                         "            "
    William F. "       Son         2 months                                                   Berks Wokingham
    Frank O Ronaldson Private Pupil  unm 18    Student                        Middx London
    ... Many Private Pupils and Servants

    William married Olivia Harrison Webb Between 1 Jan 1869 and 31 Mar 1869, Newton Abbot RD, Devon, England, UK. Olivia was born Abt 1846, Exeter, Devonshire, England, UK; died Unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 17. Euphemia Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1870, Ewell, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    2. 18. Lucy M. Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1872, Ewell, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    3. 19. Arthur C. Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1874, Ewell, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.
    4. 20. William F. Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt Jan 1881, Wokingham, Berkshire, England, UK; died Unknown.

  2. 10.  Euphemia SellsEuphemia Sells Descendancy chart to this point (5.Charlotte3, 2.Elizabeth2, 1.John1) was born Bef 17 Jul 1844; was christened 17 Jul 1844, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.

    Notes:

    The were living at Brading, IOW, in 1881.

    Christened:
    According to the IGI, Euphemia Sells, daughter of Thomas Jenner Sells and Charlotte, was baptized at Saint Mary Church in Guildford.

    Euphemia married Dr. W. S. Wilson Bef 1881. W. died Unknown. [Group Sheet]


  3. 11.  Dr. Charles John SellsDr. Charles John Sells Descendancy chart to this point (5.Charlotte3, 2.Elizabeth2, 1.John1) was born Bef 12 Aug 1846; was christened 12 Aug 1846, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.

    Notes:

    he was living in Guildford in 1881.

    Christened:
    According to the IGI, Charles John Sells, son of Thomas Jenner Sells and Charlotte, was baptized at Saint Mary Church in Guildford.

    Charles married Emily Schofield 1873, ____, Lincolnshire, England, UK. Emily (daughter of John Schofield and Elizabeth [--?--]) died Unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 21. Violet Emily Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1874; died Unknown.
    2. 22. Charles B. Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1875; died Unknown.
    3. 23. Lionel Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1877; died Unknown.
    4. 24. Harold Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1877; died Unknown.
    5. 25. John Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1879; died Unknown.
    6. 26. Bertram B. Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1880; died Unknown.
    7. 27. Sybil Sells  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1881; died Unknown.

  4. 15.  Hubert Thomas SellsHubert Thomas Sells Descendancy chart to this point (5.Charlotte3, 2.Elizabeth2, 1.John1) was born Bef 1 Jun 1859; was christened 1 Jun 1859, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died Unknown.

    Notes:

    Lived in New Zealand.

    Christened:
    According to the IGI, Hubert Thomas Sells, son of Thomas Jenner Sells and Charlotte, was baptized at Saint Mary Church in Guildford.

    Hubert — Josephine Jane Taylor. Josephine died Unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 28. Enid Sells  Descendancy chart to this point died Unknown.
    2. 29. Dr. Roland Thomas Sells  Descendancy chart to this point died Unknown.