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Charles Joshua Ronchetti (b.1817)

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Charles Joshua Ronchetti (1817- )

1817 Born in Manchester, son of Charles Joshua Ronchetti

Joshua Ronchetti sent regular rainfall summaries to the local press,

1841 A mathematical instrument maker, living with his parents in Salford.[1]

Partner in J. B. and J. Ronchetti, instrument makers of Manchester

c.1849 in New York at the time of his son, Frank's, birth[2]

1850 Joshua Ronchetti, optician and mathematical instrument maker, 43 Market Street, Manchester[3]

1851 Birth of daughter, Fanny, in Manchester

1851 Charles J Ronchetti 34, master hydrometer and mathematical instrument maker, lived in Chelsea with Georgana Ronchetti 27, Frank G Ronchetti 2, Fanny Ronchetti 3 Months[4]

1852 An optician, at the time of his daughter Martha's baptism in Southwark[5]

1853 Baptism of Charles Joshua Ronchetti, son of Charles Joshua Ronchetti, optician of Gorton and Georgeiana Ronchetti[6]

1858 Birth of daughter Agnes in New York[7]

1860 Chas J Ronchetti 43, optician, lived in Westchester, New York, with Georgina Ronchetti 37, Frank G Ronchetti 11, Fanny Ronchetti 9, Martha G Ronchetti 8, Chas J Ronchetti, 6, Agnes C Ronchetti, 2[8]

By 1874 Georgina was a widow in New York[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1850 Slater´s Directory of Manchester & Salford
  4. 1851 census
  5. Parish records
  6. Parish records
  7. 1860 census
  8. 1860 census
  9. New York, City Directory, 1874