Arrived South Australia on 28 Dec 1838 on sailing ship Glenalvon.
Did he work for William Peacock who supposedly chartered the ship?
Where was he born in England?
What did he do in south Australia after marrying Eliza Jacobs.
According to "Patronymica Britannica: A Dictionary of the Family Names of the United Kingdom" (p. 345) by Mark Antony Lower (published in London, England in 1860 by John Russell Smith of 36 Soho Square), "thwaite" is a Saxon...
Looking for my great grandfather Ferguson of Corsicona Texas
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I am looking foe any information about John & Dorothy, Who were their Parents and their Children.It seems that they had a Son John born in Shoreditch in 1725.
Looking for Elias Boyer of Hancock County, Ga. He was from Scotland. He married Ann Bruce in Pa.
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Am researching Boyer/Bowyer families who lived in or near Alexandria, VA 1750-1850 as well as their early colonial ancestors. Likely of English origin. I already have DNA results and substantial research material available for...
I've not been able to find the year or the name of the ships that Thomas and Mary came to Australia on(not together I don't think). After their marriage they lived around the Young, Wellington and Mudgee, N.S.W. area where four children were...
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My grandfather, Albert Messer, of Haywood Co., NC left his family when my dad, Ernest Messer, was a toddler; this would have been about 1925-26. He was never heard from again. Rumors are he was killed by a wild animal or he went to east TN &...
A trove search for KALKALLO in the 1840's, revealed that almost every mention of Kalkallo was about the pound and COMPLAINTS, dismissals, allegations of corruption. It is almost certain that Donnybrook was named after a place in the old country...
I am looking for information on dad's family that are from Mound Bayou,
Mississippi. His name is George Jenkins born in 1915 to Susie(Lee)
Jenkins and Sam Jenkins. My dad had siblings named Sammy, Robert, Marshall, and David.
If you have any...
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My Great grandparents were James Traill and Elizabeth Brown Traill. They had 8 children of which I have accounted for 6 of them. If you are interested please let me know?
James Traill and Elizabeth Brown Traill descendants went all over
This journal was prompted by my post on the CRAIGIEBURN HISTORICAL INTEREST GROUP'S Facebook page. Mount Fraser is indeed a spectacular monument to the Fraser family.
MOUNT FRASER, BEVERIDGE. Mount Fraser near Beveridge is heritage-listed,...
Barzilla Lee Watkins is related to me through my maternal grandmothers side of the family. More specifically, my maternal great grandmothers line. I have recently DNA matched with a descendants of Barzilla, so I know the paper trail is correct....
I am researching my Appalachian roots in the area of Sequatchie and Marion counties to include eastern Tennessee and possibly into North Carolina.
My grandmother was Nina Belle White, 1901-1989, born in Whitwell, TN; her parents were Adeline...
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I am endeavouring to find and record my ancestors from the starting point of my grand-parents and have made some progress despite dealing with what appear to be very common names: Dean, Walker, Evans and Corns. There is a disconnect in the Corns...
He's one of the few great aunts/uncles that I can't find a reason for death.
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Hello from Lanarkshire, Scotland. I am a "newbie" to genealogy and find it fascinating just how much of my ancestors were from the same areas and never knew the other existed then each in their own directions spread roots all over the...
Burial recorded as George Wayman YOUNG. A Weyman YOUNG has been found in 1920 Houlton census, as lodger, with age stated as 36, whereas Wayman would have been 56 at this time. Is it possible the head of house had no idea of his correct age and...
Hi Researchers. I am having a problem with the search of who I think is my mother's fathers line of the family. I have been able to trace my grandfather, Earnest Ainsworth to a Jerry Ainsworth/Aynsworth, born either in 1820 or 1832 in Alabama....
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