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Name Mary Jane/Eugenie EVENDEN
Birth abt 1861, East Farleigh Kent, England
Christen 3 Feb 1861
Occupation Cook
Father John EVENDEN (~1824-1892)
Mother Jane MARTIN (~1839-)
Spouses:
1 Henry Nathaniel RYAN
Birth abt 1859, Rochester, Kent, England
Occupation Ship's Steward. Ship Worker.
Children: Florence (~1886-)
Minnie Grace (1888-)
2 John Samuel SUTTON
Birth abt 1860, Dover, Kent, England
Death abt 1882 Age: 22
Occupation Grocer's Assistant, Merchant sea captain?
Children: Edith Eugenie (1881-)
3 Henry Temple JONES
Birth 27 Oct 1865, 22 Tranquilla Terrace, Hammersmith, London, England
Death 1904, London County Lunatic Asylum, Ilford, Essex, England Age: 38
Occupation House decorator, School Teacher.
Marriage 1895, Maidstone, Kent, England
Children: Harry Temple (1896-)
Samuel Evenden (1897-)
Notes for Mary Jane/Eugenie EVENDEN
From John Morrison (Genes Reunited) and Elizabeth Manterfield
Known as: Eugenie when married to Henry
She had two partners before Henry Jones - first Henry Ryan who was valet to the captain of the cadet training ship "HMS Exmouth" moored in the Thames off Grays in Essex, by whom she had 2 kids Florence and Minnie (Minnie after Mary's sister Minnie Evenden); then her partner was John Sutton a labourer working on refitting the cross-channel ship "Calais-Douvres" in Dover harbour and gave her a a daughter Edith; then she had 2 sons Samuel and Harry from Henry Jones.

Spouse name: Henry Temple Jones
Place of marriage: Maidstone
Date of marriage: 1895
children: Harry Jones 1896 and Samuel Jones 1897

Spouse name: Henry Ryan
children: Florence Ryan c1886 and Minnie Ryan 1888

Spouse name: John Sutton
child: Edith Sutton 1881

John Morrison's notes:
1861 b. Mary Jane Evenden, reg. Mar 1861, Maidstone, 2a 464. 1861 Chapel House Cottage, East Farleigh, Kent, age 3 months. 1871 Gibbett Farm, East Farleigh, age 10. From Elizabeth Manterfield: My grandfather's (Samuel Jones) version was that Eugenie's father was a cob nut farmer in Kent, East Farleigh. She met a merchant sea captain, Mr Sutton, ran away with him. Had a child (Edie) and the three of them were ship wrecked. Mr Sutton drowned and Eugenie and Edie were saved, being washed up in a sea chest. This was the chest next to my grandfathers chair. 1881 2 Diana Place, Regents Park, London when her daughter Edith (Sutton) was born. 1891 aboard Training Ship HMS Exmouth off Grays, Essex, a Cook to Capt. William Sutherland Bourchier, as Mary Jane Ryan, with Henry Nathaniel Ryan. The numbers on board were: Bourchier family 8, the Henry and Mary Ryan 2, Officers 19, Sailors in training 488, Total 517. 1895 m. reg Maidstone Mar 1895 2a 861. Henry Temple Jones and Mary Eugenie Sutton. 1901 54 Gowrie Road, Battersea, London. Census name Eugene not Eugenie or Mary Jane. Also visitors Samuel, Margaret and James Morris, all from Glasgow, Scotland.

From Liz Manterfield nee Jones
Mary Jane Evenden born1860 was my gt grandmother. She was born in East Farleigh in Kent, and changed her name to Mary Eugenie and then to just Eugenie. I never knew her but she lived with my grandparents and father when he was a boy, and he knew her quite well. A rather formidable lady I believe.
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