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History of the Bean Family 15.
8th and 9th Twins Edwin John and Harriet Emma, born 19 Nov 1802. The boy died of fever 15 Aug 1808 in Jamaica. Harriet married Mr Cunningham and died at Chippenham 1 July 1878
10th Laura, born at Horsford, Norfolk 13 Aug 1805 and died 2 July 1897 at Chippenham
Grandfather Bean, Edwin Samuel Bean 8th child of Alexander Bean and Ann Dickenson his wife, born 11 Januuary 1779, died at Peldon Hall 2 June 1852, and is buried in Peldon church yard, Essex. He married Frances Green in 1808 and has 8 sons and 4 daughters. Like his brother, his career was intended to be a military one, but on being ordered to India, his mother insisted on his leaving the Army. He was her youngest and favourite son and she could not endure the thought of parting with him. He eventually took up farming and lived a perfectly happy quiet country life with his wife and children. Often has my mother described him to me! Tall and very upright, with a quiet dignified presence, and a countenance of the kindest and gentlest expression. He always wore long black coats with velvet collar, and flowered satin waistcoats, then the fashion of the day: his ankle shoes tied with black ribbon. He was devoted ...
Photo: Mersea Museum
Image ID FBN_033
Category 1 Families-->Bean / May
Category 2 Places-->Peldon-->People
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