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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.
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
1850 Joshua Ronchetti, optician and mathematical instrument maker, 43 Market Street, Manchester
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
1852 An optician, at the time of his daughter Martha's baptism in Southwark
1853 Baptism of Charles Joshua Ronchetti, son of Charles Joshua Ronchetti, optician of Gorton and Georgeiana Ronchetti
1858 Birth of daughter Agnes in New York
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
By 1874 Georgina was a widow in New York