George Chatten
Martha Aldous
(Abt 1770-1805)
Samuel Chatten
Lucy Butcher
(Abt 1803-)
John Chatten


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1. Mary Ann Wasley

John Chatten

  • Born: 23 Dec 1829, Brockdish, Norfolk
  • Christened: 24 Jan 1830, Brockdish, Norfolk
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Wasley on 14 Sep 1855 in Saint Mary Magdalene, Woolwich
  • Died: 1905, Indiana, USA aged 76

bullet  General Notes:

Name: John Chatton
Birth Date: 23 Dec 1829
Baptism Date: 24 Jan 1830
Baptism Place: Brockdish, Norfolk
Father: Samuel Chatton
Mother: Lucy Chatton
FHL Film Number: 2147115

Shown on 1841 census age 11 born in Norfolk living in Brockdish
1841 census
Lucy Chatton age 35 not born Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
Eliza Chatton age 15 Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
George Chatton age 15 Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
Samuel Chatton age 15 Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
John Chatton age 11 Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
Benjamin Chatton age 8 Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
Edward Chatton age 4 Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
Elizabeth Chatton age 2 Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
Simon Chatton age 1 Norfolk Brockdish, Norfolk
1841 census ho107 758 / 20 ED3 6 6

not with parents on 1851 in England
Possibly shown in Ilford London age 19 as a lodger

Marriages Sep qtr 1855 Chatton John // Wasley Mary Ann Greenwich 1d 837

John Chatton / Mary Ann Wasley 14 Sep 1855 Saint Mary Magdalene, Woolwich

John Chatton of age bachelor oc labourer North Woolwich father Samuel Chatton occ labourer
Mary Ann Wasley of age spinster North Woolwich father Thomas Wasley occ labourer

not found on 1861 census in England

not with wife and children on 1871 census
1871 census Station Road, Alpha Place, Barking
Mary Ann Chatten age 32 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Head Barking, Essex , excavator's wife
Lucey Jane Chatten age 15 Clapham, Surrey Daughter Barking, Essex
Charlotte Ann Chatten age 9 Canning Town, Essex Daughter Barking, Essex
Eliza Chatten age 8 Sunderland Daughter Barking, Essex
Alice Chatten age 5 Sunderland Daughter Barking, Essex
Thomas Tilley age 26 Shropshire Lodger Barking, Essex
Esther Ann Lee age 26 Lancashire Visitor Barking, Essex
1871 census rg10 1649 125 29

An excavator is a labourer employed to dig out earth etc., so could be employed anywhere this was required, building foundations, railway tracks, roads, docks, canals, drains

Believed to have emigrated to the USA on the Parthia 4 Oct 1871
with brother Simon

1880 census in Conewango, Warren, Pennsylvania 1June1880.
John Chatten
age 50 labour born England
Mary A Chatten age 47 wife keeping home born England
Sharlotte Chatten age 19 daughter at home born England
Eliza Chatten age 17 daughter born England
Alice Chatten age 15 daughter born England
Nathan Chatten age 16 son born England

1890 census was on 2 June

USA 1900 census
John Chatten Newcastle, Fulton, Indiana Dec 1828 England White Head
Mary A Chatten Newcastle, Fulton, Indiana Jan 1830 England White Wife
Alfred Chatten Newcastle, Fulton, Indiana Oct 1882 Pennsylvania White Grandson

This census shows year of immigration to USA for John & Mary as 1871

is this Alfred from the 1900 census ?
Name: Alfred James Chatten
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 06 May 1905
Registration Place: , Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage License Date: 06 May 1905
Residence Place: Rochester, Fulton, Indiana
Age (Estimated): 24
Race (Original): White
Birth Date: 29 Oct 1881
Birthplace: Warren, Warren, Pennsylvania
Father's Name: Thomas Lot
Mother's Name: Eliza Chatten
Spouse's Name: Eunice Belle Norton
Spouse's Residence Place: Rochester, Fulton, Indiana
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age (Estimated): 19
Spouse's Previous Marriage Number:
Spouse's Race (Original): White
Spouse's Birth Date: 26 Nov 1886
Spouse's Birthplace: Rochester, Fulton, Indiana
Spouse's Father's Name: Charles Brown Norton
Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Jane Odaffer
Officiator's Name: E L Laudeman
Page: 10
Reference ID:
GS Film number: 001871127
Digital Folder Number: 004540528
Image Number: 00725
Number of Images: 1

Death John Chatten
Date Jan 19, 1905
Location Rochester, Indiana
Age 75 Yr
Race White
Source location County Clerk Office, City Health Office Rochester


John married Mary Ann Wasley on 14 Sep 1855 in Saint Mary Magdalene, Woolwich. (Mary Ann Wasley was born about 1836 in Cheltenham.)

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