- Born: Cir 1760
- Marriage (1): Ann West on 31 Jan 1782 in Shipmeadow, Suffolk
- Died: 17 Sep 1837, Aldeburgh, St Peter & St Paul, Suffolk aged about 77
Not on any census so birthplace uncertain
possible parents and baptism
Baptism 17 Aug 1760 Joseph son Nathan & Anne Chatten Snape, St John the Baptist
Children born Beccles & Aldeborough
so think this is Joseph
Deaths Sep qtr 1837 Chatton Joseph Plomesgate 12 233
22 Sep 1837 Joseph Chatton 77 Suffolk Aldeburgh, St Peter & St Paul
Shown as shoemaker age 77 on death certificate in 1837
Trancription of Aldeborough settlement document
22nd Day of May 1786
Borough of Aldborough Suffolk
The Voluntary Examination of Joseph Chatten, late and now of Beccles in the County of Suffolk.
First, This Examinant saith that he lived with Mr. Edward Bunniss of this Parish, as an Indented Servant for three Years, commencing July 28,1777. That he served his said Master two Years of said time wanting about a Month, when he left his said Master's Service by mutual Agreement (which happened .....nearly seven Years since) May 1779 That a short time after his leaving Mr Bunniss' Service, he inlisted into the Militia, where he continued three Years, 1782 as a Substitute; and that he immediately entered again into the Militia and served 'till March 1783 (at which time they were disembodied) and he then obtained his Discharge.
And lastly, that on the 29 January 1782 he married a wife , who is still living, by whom he has two sons, also living at this time.
Taken as Sworn to, this
22nd Day of May 1786 before me The mark of (see below) Joseph Chatten
Edward Burniss Justice
1. Death, 17 Sep 1837, Aldeburgh Area, Suffolk. ----------click picture to the right to view
Joseph married Ann West on 31 Jan 1782 in Shipmeadow, Suffolk. (Ann West was born about 1760.)