John Chatten
(Abt 1753-1835)
Ann Taylor
(Abt 1755-)
Benjamin Chatten
(1799-1881)
Elizabeth Reeve
(Abt 1803-)
Robert Chatten
(Cir 1834-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lucy Gilder
2. Charlotte Flude

Robert Chatten

  • Born: Cir 1834, Norwich, Norfolk
  • Christened: 2 Mar 1834, St Michael Coslany, Norwich
  • Marriage (1): Lucy Gilder on 8 Dec 1850 in Thorpe, Norfolk
  • Marriage (2): Charlotte Flude on 6 Nov 1854 in Ipswich St Mathews, Suffolk
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bullet  General Notes:

Baptism: Robert Chatten 2 Mar 1834
Place: Saint Michael Coslany,Norwich,Norfolk
Father: Benjamin Chatten
Mother: Elizabeth
FHL Film Number: 993658

1841 census St John Head Yard, St Michael Coslany, Norwich
Benjamin Chatten age 40 St Michael Coslany, not born Norfolk , married , occ shoemaker
Charlotte Chatten age 13 Norfolk St Michael Coslany, Norfolk
Robert Chatten age 7 Norfolk St Michael Coslany, Norfolk
Lucy Burroughs age 20 Norfolk St Michael Coslany, Norfolk , occ shoe closer
Benjamin Shrimpling age 19 Norfolk St Michael Coslany, Norfolk , occ shoem
1841 census ho107 790 book 2 ED 1 6 4
no spouse shown

1851 census St Johns Head Yard as Chapman?
Benjamin Chapman age 50 Lowestoft, Suffolk Head Norwich St Michael At Coslany, Norfolk, married , occ cordwainer
Robert Chapman age 17 Norwich Son Norwich St Michael At Coslany, Norfolk, married, occ cordwainer
Elizabeth Chapman age 17 Norwich Daughter-in-law Norwich St Michael At Coslany, Norfolk, married , occ shoe binder
Lucy Burrows age 31 Yarmouth, Norfolk Lodger Norwich St Michael At Coslany, Norfolk
Ann Burrows age 9 Norwich Daughter-lodger Norwich St Michael At Coslany, Norfolk
Caroline Burrows age 7 Norwich Daughter-lodger Norwich St Michael At Coslany, Norfolk
Benjamin Burrows age 5 Norwich Son-lodger Norwich St Michael At Coslany, Norfolk
William Burrows age 9m Norwich Son-lodger Norwich St Michael At Coslany, Norfolk
1851 census ho107 1812 254 4

marriages Dec qtr 1850 Chatten Robert // Gilder Lucy Blofield 13 69
Shown as minor on marriage to Lucy.
Father shown as Benjamin, cordwainer

(A cordwainer (or cordovan) is somebody who makes shoes and other articles from fine soft leather.)

Think Lucy died in 1852
deaths Mar qtr 1852 Chatten Lucy Norwich 4b 73

marriages Dec qtr 1854 Chatten Robert // Flude Charlotte Ipswich 4a 1276

Shown as widower on marriage to Charlotte.
Father shown as Benjamin, shoemaker

son
Births Jun qtr 1855 Chatten Robert Ipswich 4a 533
2 Apr 1855 ??

Not found on 1881 UK census, see below

From these marriage entries think this is Robert born 1834 Norwich as he is the only Robert with father Benjamin on the 1841 & 1851 census

moved to the USA see below:-

1860 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Robert Chatten
Age in 1860: 26
Birthplace: England
Home in 1860: Adrian Ward 4, Lenawee, Michigan
Gender: Male
Post Office: Adrian
Value of real estate:
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Chatten 26
Charlott Chatten 26
Robert Chatten 5
Alford Chatten 3
Elizabeth Chatten 1
Henry Peters 33


1870 USA census
Robt Chatten Goshen Ward 2, Elkhart, IN age 35 England White Male
Charlotte Chatten Goshen Ward 2, Elkhart, IN age 36 England White Female
Robert Chatten Goshen Ward 2, Elkhart, IN age 14 England White Male
Libbie Chatten Goshen Ward 2, Elkhart, IN age 10 Michigan White Female
Almy L Chatten Goshen Ward 2, Elkhart, IN age 8 Michigan White Female
Henry Chatten Goshen Ward 2, Elkhart, IN age 5 Canada White Male
Frederick Chatten Goshen Ward 2, Elkhart, age 2 Canada White Male


Census Place Benton, Elkhart, Indiana
1880 US census
Robert Chatten Self M Male W 43 ENG Shoe Maker ENG ENG
Charlott Chatten wife M Female W 44 ENG Keeping House ENG ENG
Robert Chatten son S Male W 23 ENG Shoe Maker ENG ENG
Alma Chatten Dau S Female W 17 MI At Home ENG ENG
James Henry Chatten son S Male W 15 CAN At Home ENG ENG
Ella Chatten Dau S Female W 12 CAN At Home ENG ENG
Edward R. Chatten son S Male W 9 IN At Home ENG ENG

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bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Occupation: Shoemaker on marriage entry.



2. Marriage, 8 Dec 1850, Thorpe, Norfolk. ----------click picture to the right to view


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Robert married Lucy Gilder on 8 Dec 1850 in Thorpe, Norfolk. (Lucy Gilder was born about 1834.)


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Robert next married Charlotte Flude, daughter of James Flude and Charlotte, on 6 Nov 1854 in Ipswich St Mathews, Suffolk. (Charlotte Flude was born about 1831 in Tuddenham St Martin, Suffolk and was christened on 30 Jan 1831 in Tuddenham St Martin, Suffolk.)


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