John Downton and Catherine Stride

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Parents        Thomas Downton and Mary Palmer            Nothing more is known about Catherine Stride

John Downton (b 1741 South Newton Wiltshire, m Catherine Stride 1773 South Newton, d 1775 South Newton)
Catherine Stride (b 1745 South Newton)
     Elizabeth Downton (b 1774 South Newton, m John Dredge 1798 South Newton )
         Harriett Dredge (b 1799 South Newton, m Michael Marshall 1817 South Newton)
             John Josiah Marshall (b 1820 South Newton, m Thirza Davis 1845 Winterbourne Dauntsey Wiltshire, d 1868 Wilton Wiltshire)
                 Emily Christina Virginia Marshall (b 1858 Wilton, m  Thomas Henry Smalley 1876 West Melb Vic, d 1923 Preston Vic)
                      Herbert Oscar Smalley (b 1878 Brunswick, Vic, m Annie Tippett 1908 North Fitzroy, Vic, d  1960  Preston Vic)

John died nine months after his daughter Elizabeth was born. She was almost certainly their only child. Catherine married James Willis in 1778 in South Newton. Though her daughter was married with the maiden name Downton.

Research Notes

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Acknowledgemnts

The extensive Marshall genealogy  back to the sixteenth century has been obtained from  FamilySearch, the Latter Day Saints site and Ancestry.com .

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