Thomas Rason and Sarah Bennett

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Parents    Robert Rason and Elizabeth Clark    Job Bennett (1717-62) 1740 married Sarah Wood (1721-85)  -All in Bedworth or Foleshill
                                                                                                                                                                            Foleshill is three miles S of Bedworth

Thomas Rason .(b 1743 Bedworth Warwickshire, m Sarah Bennett 1764 St Laurence Foleshill., d 1816 Bedworth)
Sarah Bennett (b 1744 Bedworth, d 1814 Bedworth)
    John Rason .(b 1766 Bedworth)
    Thomas Rason .(b 1767 Bedworth)
    Elizabeth Rason .(b 1772 Bedworth, d 1778)
    Catherine Rayson .(b 1774 Bedworth Warwickshire, m  Thomas Clarkson 1794 Kingsbury, d 1839 Sydney)
        Catherine Clarkson (b 1798 Kingsbury, m Thomas Rowley II 1818 Christ Church, Castlereagh, d 1858 Minto NSW).
            John Rowley (b 1822 Minto NSW, m Mary Jane (Jane) Onslow 1846 Liverpool, d 1856 Liverpool NSW)
                   John Clarkson Rowley (b 1847 Liverpool, m Sarah Jane Smart 1874 Beechworth Vic, 1928 Bethanga Vic)
                         Joseph Smart Rowley (b 1875 Yackandandah Vic, m Eircell Broome 1909 Albury NSW, m Avis Sirl 1922 Albury, d 1957 Bethanga)  


We have the lady who was recorded as Catherine Rayson being born as Catherine Rason in Bedworth, 12 miles SE of Kingsboury. The change of spelling and 12 miles are a little disconcerting but the age is spot on. Also there is a Thomas Rayson registering children in Bedworth around 1810 in the LDS, and A Catharine Rayson being born 1793 in Bedworth. It does look as if the accepted spelling of the surname shifted 1790-1810. All in all pretty confident this is the right connection (80%?)


Data added from Warren Family Tree on Ancestry

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