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William Howard d. 25 April 1887
by marchanr 3 days, 4 hours ago
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. In later...
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THACKTHWAITE Surname
by Susan2000 3 days, 12 hours ago
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...
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William Ferguson of Corsicona Texas
by Shannoncooper 1 week, 4 days ago
Looking for my great grandfather Ferguson of Corsicona Texas
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John Parkinson and Dorothy Squires (Both Born about 1700)
by robrey50 4 days, 9 hours ago
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. Thanks Robert
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Looking for Elias Boyer of Georgia
by vryates 5 years, 9 months ago
Looking for Elias Boyer of Hancock County, Ga. He was from Scotland. He married Ann Bruce in Pa.
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Boyer - Alexandria, VA
by TOMBOAL 4 days, 11 hours ago
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...
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THOMAS IRWIN - I am looking for Thomas IRWIN born in Enniskillen, Ireland 1817.. He married Mary MAHER from Galway, Ireland in the town of Yass, N.S.W. in 1842, she was born about 1826.
by kerriea 1 week, 2 days ago
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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Albert Messer
by Messer 4 days, 19 hours ago
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 &...
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THE EARLY POUND AT KALKALLO, VIC., AUST., AND A DONNYBROOK OR TWO.
by itellya 5 days, 3 hours ago
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...
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Jenkins Family
by Sharon777 8 years, 10 months ago
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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James Traill and Elizabeth Brown Traill
by Traillblazer 5 days, 5 hours ago
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 James...
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MOUNT FRASER AT BEVERIDGE, VIC., AUST., WAS NAMED AFTER THE PIONEERING FRASER FAMILY.
by itellya 5 days, 7 hours ago
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,...
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Hello Researchers. I need someone's help. I am searching for Barzilla Lee Watkins, male, b. 1912 and died 1946. He was a Private First Class in the US Marines in WW II. I would really, really like to find out who his parents were.
by BenjaminRayAinsworth 5 days, 17 hours ago
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....
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COPELAND, HARVEY, WHITE families for area of Sequatchie, Bledsoe and Marion counties Tennessee
by banalban 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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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Main streams of research
by BoyfromtheBog 6 days, 7 hours ago
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...
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Please bear with me
by mcmanda1 6 days, 13 hours ago
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...
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Where is Wayman YOUNG in 1880, 1890 and 1910 census? Born 26 Nov 1862 Campobello, New Brunswick. 1900 census Eastport, Maine, aged 37, with wife Olintha and four children. Died Houlton, Maine November 1932.
by carolenewb 6 days, 18 hours ago
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...
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Jerry Ainsworth or Aynsworth of Alabama
by BenjaminRayAinsworth 1 year, 6 months ago
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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