John Dredge and Elizabeth Downton

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Parents        John's parents not known    John Downton and Catherine Stride

John Dredge (b abt 1773 South Newton Wiltshire, m Elizabeth Downton 1798 South Newton, d bef 1841)
Elizabeth Downton (b 1777 South Newton, d aft 1840)
    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)
    Ann Dredge (b 1801 South Newton, m William Blake)
    Solomon Dredge (b 1806 South Newton)
    Lydia Dredge (b 1810 South Newton)

1841 Census

In Steeple Langford, Solomon Dredge (30) Farmer and Elizabeth Dredge (65)
This looks like them, so John is probably dead in 1841. Steeple Langford is about two or three miles from South Newton

Research Notes

Documents
1841 Census solomon Dredge


Genes Reunited checked for John and Elizabeth
LDS unable to find deaths for either John or Elizabeth.. Other likely children found and shown above
The above John Dredge looks like our man. Unfortunately LDS gives no parents. There is another John Dredge born Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire in 1760 if you want to back a longshot. Longbridge Deverill is about 12 miles W of  South Newton.

Acknowledgemnts

The extensive Marshall genealogy  back to the sixteenth century has been obtained from  FamilySearch, the Latter Day Saints site and Ancestry.com .
Thanks to Eric Ryder for Ann Dredge's husband

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