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I have managed to trace the Pretorius Tree which I belong to back to the 16th Century. The only problem I currently have is where would I find documentation regarding the baptism/birth of my father = Cornelius Hendrik Beyers Fourie. Pretorius.
by Leep 3 weeks, 5 days ago
His father was Pieter Gerhard Pretorius. He died in Somerset West in 1936. He divorced his wife Hester Aletta (Viljoen) in 1935. His original name was Cornelius or Cornelis Hendrik Beyers Fourie. He was born 14 February 1915 - not too sure...
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I recently did a DNA test and found out I'm %84 British. My surname is Hunter, and I know it connects to Scotland. But I've only been able to trace that side back to my 3X great grandfather and then I hit a wall.
by kshaeblue 4 weeks ago
I'd love to know more about my Hunter ancestors. My grandfather was Bobby Gene Hunter, born 1930 died 2002, my great-grandfather was Herbert Howard Hunter, died in 1972 in Amarillo Texas. His father was Howard Hunter, but I don't know any dates...
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Merchant seaman records
by gallagher 4 weeks ago
Alfred rookie turner Devonshire 1825 son rev john turner Mary turner . Looking for any information on his service as a merchant seaman 1844 - 1854 believed he was a ships purser ?
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lloyd
by stan41 4 weeks ago
trying to research Alice M Lloyd,Married Phillip Heinry Muller 2/10/1901 Phillip Muller was an Australian and was Killed during the Boxer Rebellion in China,AliceLloyd returned to England and the Muller family lost touch.
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Family History
by RRAbneyJr 4 weeks ago
I lost 20 years of documented research in the flood following hurricane katrina. I'm working to re-prove my lines and add to them along the way. It is always better to have other family researchers to work with.
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James POWELL, Susannah BUCKHART,BURKHART, James HALL,Clara (Clary)THOMAS, POWELL FAMILY of HARLAN CO, KY and Virginia.
by Barbara151 4 weeks, 1 day ago
I'm looking for information on the POWELL family in Harlan Co, Ky and Lee co, Virginia! My gggrandfather is James POWELL he was born 1789 in Virginia. He married Susannah (Susan)BUCKHART or BURKHART about 1839-1841. Where? When? Their children...
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John Boulton , husband/partner/of Mary Ann Brennan ,and father of their child , Eliza Jane Boulton , born in Victoria , Australia , in 1854.
by RayRob1 1 month ago
Mary Ann Boulton ( nee Brennan ) died 23 July 1894 , at her home in Scott Street , Camperdown . Formerly of Dublin , Ireland and forty years a resident of Camperdown , aged 79 years - Camperdown Chronicle . The short newspaper obituary ,...
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family history
by brian52 1 month ago
hello .family name is marsh. doing a family tree but hitting a brick wall. have gone back to james marsh 1840? cant find anything and his father William 1811? they lived in Cambridge area .are showing up in census records. have started getting...
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ELIZABETH COAD born NEWSOME, born in Ossett, Yorkshire, England. Wife of JAMES COAD born 1850, St Columb,Cornwall, England
by Elizabeth2ndN 1 month ago
Elizabeth's husband James Coad, passed away in 1896, leaving her with children ranging from approx 12 years old down to 2 years old. Her circumstances were very difficult, at a time of sorrow and ill health. She was living at...
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I'm looking for people that are part of the Gard or Guthrie family. My mom is a Guthrie and my dad is a Gard.
by Eringard1031 1 month ago
I'm doing as much as I can to look into the ancestry of the gard family but I'm unsuccessful (I don't want to pay any monthly fees) but I also want to learn more about the Guthrie line as of well.
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Bartlett connections: Trying to connect the dots
by mom3moos 1 month ago
I have been able to successfully trace my line back to 1840. The oldest member is Curtis Bartlett b abt 1810 married Eliza Abbott b abt 1814. I have traced them by way of census' and death records of the children. I believe I have Curtis and...
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JAMES SANDLE FORD AND HANNAH, NEE SULLIVAN, PIONEERS OF PORTSEA, VIC., AUST.
by itellya 1 month ago
JAMES SANDLE FORD. For photo and article paste this link into your search bar: https://nepeanhistoricalsociety.asn.au/james-sandle-ford/ There is plenty of information about the Sullivans, Fords and John Farnworth in C.N.Hollinshed's LIME LAND...
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Edward and Jane Coade (Willoughby)
by Elizabeth2ndN 1 month ago
Edward and Jane Coade and family immigrated to South Autralia in 1856 on the ship LORD RAGLAN, arriving at Port Adelaide in February 1856 Their children were Jane Coade, Mary Coade and James Coade born 1850. His wife Jane must have died on...
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Owen Conway 1788-1873; Letitia Conway 1793-1843; Margaret Conway (Mrs Rev. Moore Morgan) 1785-1862. Are these three siblings?
by Rodney53 1 month ago
Name: Owen Conway Estimated birth year: abt 1788 Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1873 Death Age: 85 Registration district: Gortin Volume: 2 Page: 108 FHL Film Number: 101589 *********************************** A death notice in the...
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"SCHRADER" of Braunschweig and Hamburg, Germany
by myles_patricia 1 month ago
I am researching the Schrader line from braunschweig, germany and would like to know if anyone has the parents of johann heinrich christian schrader born abt 1800. He is married to christiane Sophie Henriette brandes and has a 2nd wife Anna...
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UPDATE ON THE NAMING OF CANADIAN BAY AT MT. ELIZA, VIC., AUST.
by itellya 1 month ago
FANTASTIC INFORMATION FROM LANCE HODGINS, SECRETARY OF THE HASTINGS AND WESTERNPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Plenty of sources state that Canadian Bay was named after three Canadian wood-getters but only John G.Mann's 1926 history of Mt. Eliza names...
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