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John B Cobb,-Josepha Vt. Peter Knight-Harriet Proctor-K- Ca& Maine

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They r to bemy 2xgramp & gram cobb Windham Vt?Im looking to c WHERE they orihinated.If anyone can help me please.I am gathering bits & pieces.I have some on Cobb,Procotor,KnightI dont have a story as the one I was told when young is totally different then what Im learning.
John Cobb is my 2xgramp-Josepha -gram.
Peter Knight-Harriet -P-K-(dads mom side) my 2xgramp & gram.Both dads side,I do ahve other names,just have to gather them.Peter #1 wife May Savage ?#2 Harriet P-had Ethel,my gram.Harriet from Ontario,Nothrumberland,Ca.as Ira Russell Pro--mar-Harriet Elizabeth Butler-,Josiah Pr-mar-Almira Hodges,Josiah Pro-mar-Susanah Chamberline-(his dad).Not much dates places as yet.Janet

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on 2011-03-09 19:01:58

SierraLee has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2011. is researching the following names: COBB, BUTLER, KNIGHT and 3 other(s).

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by edmondsallan on 2011-03-09 22:40:10

- John b Cobb - vermont -usa - ( 81 )
- Peter Knight - California ( 10 ) Maine ( 44 )
- Harriet Proctor- California (23 ) Maine ( 60 ) for you to research - regards

by SierraLee on 2011-03-10 11:12:25

I have those places.Id like to find WHERE their ancester came from?
Her parents ,parents,parents?His parents,parents,parents,came from??
Janet

by SierraLee on 2011-03-10 11:26:25

Where did all the people WHO came to Canada or came to live in Ca.-america -they came from England?
Mayflower-how would know-we have names who was their ancester on board?Janet

by edmondsallan on 2011-03-10 13:05:27

sometimes you can work your back into your family ancestry by estimating dates ( Not a good practice )I have found the average age in between families in general is averaging ( 22 )so when we research we look for an earlier date -Say ( 22 ) use 5 yrs +/- until we pick up a lead. Ancestory in the familysearch.org is also very good as you can follow the codes = Letters and Numbers - they do change and you have to watch for it but the usually still carry a part of the old code in the middle section. Pedigrees can also be a help . Most of the united States / canada was settled from The british Isles - England -scotland - wales . the uk was in turn settled by central europe who came via - germany -france - spain - netherlands - Denmark - sweden - Norway . -
Death registers are another tool to find old ancestry And you can often come forward - Birth / marriage registers are the same.Ships and passenger listings are and can be of great assistance. Their are many more ways to many to mention . Most of finding ones ancestors is usally a lot of research and keeping a good base of wesites / records / Etc for reference so you can save time -. Some times you may put up a name ( surname ) on world wide and see where they are and how the name is spelt - their is no easy way - WE all have many failures and a few small gains - Good hunting - regards

by SierraLee on 2011-03-10 14:13:56

I have to say,my problem is my INFO.I started with little ,yet it was as far as Ive found all wrong.so Ive had to rely on others to gather the rite info for me.It feels like searching in hay stack-how can I tell if I have the rite person ,as so many with same name,date?Then I get stuck due to NOT knowing the next person info,or where to look??Im searching Susanah Chamberline -but it mite be another name or date or?All I have is her name -mar-to Josiah Procotor-who was dad to Josiah Proctor who mar-Almira Hodges.Im unable to get any info ,unless Ive misplaced it?Im not sure if I have her -someone had children.?WHERE??No clue.Janet

by edmondsallan on 2011-03-10 23:38:31

patience - patience ! you got along way to go yet and you are doing fine - keep cool - out do the problem . HUNT !! HUNT !for an answer never give in - thats why we researches get our hair done every week . to keep it glued on from tearing it out. Ok Got your cool Back ? up and at it again - Regards

by SierraLee on 2011-03-11 09:56:12

Sorry-I see Im complaining-I think Ill get off for while as my family is in middle of clearing up a death -my older brother (64) just pased from tongue cancer-it was total shock as I didnt even know he was sick til recently.He kept it from us all.He passed quickly.We r still going thru his stuff.My sis is leaning hard on me to help her -I was trying to keep mind off by working on this but I guess its interfering as Im geting very impatient-frustrated & NO ones fault.Ya,u r very funny-lol.NOT saracastic-u got me lol.U dont really GLUE??Thanks for tip.Janet

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