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I have not been able to find the parents of Clarkey/Clarkis Biggs, she is by all accounts that I have found, born in Cumberland,Hope Mills,N.C.1837, Marries Levi Ennis 4/1/1855,no parents, no census,where to from here ?

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on 2011-03-14 23:22:52

maewest19471 has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2010. is researching the following names: ENNISBIGGSWEST, IAMLOOKINGFORANYINFORMATI, NCB1837D1905INJOHNSTONCON and 2 other(s).

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by edmondsallan on 2011-03-15 01:34:23

familysearch.org -- IGI - -north America - united states= NC
Ennis - ( 200+ ) for you to research for parents
Biggs - ( 200+ ) " " "

-regards

by janilye on 2011-03-15 06:00:35

Levi Ennis
Birth: Jan 1834 - Cumberland, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States
Death: 14 May 1902 - Johnston, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: 1 Apr 1855 - Johnston, North Carolina, United States
Spouse: Clarky Biggs 1837-1905
Father: John Calvin Ennis 1800-1850
Mother: Mary Polly Ryals 1805-1850
Children: John L Ennis 1858 1912 David L Ennis 1861 1928
Nancy Ann Ennis 1866 1942 Polly Ann 1868 - 1953
Doctor R Ennis 1871 1939 Leonas Ennis 1874
Leo D 1876 LeDanial Ennis 1877
Elmon E Ennis 1878 1923
and maybe an AMY in 1854

by janilye on 2011-03-15 06:11:56

Sorry Maewest, I can't find her parents either, She was born 1 July 1837 Cumberland, North Carolina and died on the 12 November 1905 at Johnston, North Carolina. Some references to Clarksey as well as Clarky. Big family, perhaps one of them holds the answer. Check out the in-laws. It's been my experience that in-laws make it their business to know who the parents are of the person their children marry. Jan

by maewest19471 on 2011-03-15 18:07:37

Hi Jan, Thanks for your response. I have done a lot of searching in the past three or four years alone on Clarkey Biggs,the one angle I had not thought of was her childrens spouse's families. Thanks for the suggestion.Let me ask you a question,What name could Clarkey/Clarkis/Clarksey be nicknames for.These three are the ones that always come up,and I'm just wondering if they are nicknames.If anyone else reads this and has a suggestion please feel free to let me know. I do have all the other information. Mae

by janilye on 2011-03-16 06:13:38

I wondered if it was a nickname too. Do you have her birth certificate? I have seen Clarksey once or twice but as a surname which was originally Claughsey. If you happen to go to Cardiff in Wales and mention a 'Clarksey' you would be talking about a Clark's pie. Then there are those wildflowers in America called Clarkias. We can only speculate. Jan

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