John Sargaison was born about 1817 in Armagh, Ireland which is now part of Northern Ireland. He was a Colour Sergeant in the 59th Regiment of Foot. He married Ellen Kelsher and together they had at least six children, three of whom were born in Ireland and three in Brentford, Middlesex. This is the Descendants of John Sargaison report.
One of Johns’ sons Joseph (born 1851 also joined the army, where he served as a private in the same regiment as his father had served. At some point he returned to Ireland where he appears in 1911 census in Glasloch, County Monaghan.
Johns’ other surviving son Walter (1865-1937) became a schoolmaster in a National School and lived with his family in Belfast. His four sons all served in the army and one of them, William (1894-1915), died during the Balkan Campaign of World War One.
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