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KRAMER from Lithuania

I am looking for information on Kramer family from Lithuania
Michael and Pessa KRAMER had 4 children: Baruch Leib Kramer, who married Batsheva, Abraham Hirsch Kramer; Tzipa Hannah Kramer, who married Joseph Green and Pessa Kramer who married Nathan (Natan) Yessels.
Baruch Leib and Batsheva had at least 6 children: Solomon Percy (Solly) Kramer/Shlama Perez born 1885 in Kovna; Louis Kramer born c.1841, Pearl Kramer/Peril (Perske) bat Baruch Leib born c.1894 who married Samuel EVENS/EVIAN; Chona Meyer Kramer who married Faigel, Zorach Kramer, and a sister whose name I dont know yet.
Abraham Hirsch Kramer emigrated to the US before WW11.
Tzipa Hannah married JosEph GREEN and had 5 children: Abraham;Pessa (who married a Mr Jacobson); Israel; Sarah/Sylvia who emigrated to the US before WW11 and Bass/Batya Lieba who possibly died in the Holocaust.
All the surname spellings could be slightly different to what I have here, as was wont with Jewish emigration eg Kramer could be Kraemer or Cramer

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KRAMER of Lithuania, South Africa, UK, USA

Pearl KRAMER/Peril (or Perka) bat Baruch Leib (born 1894) emigrated from Lithuania to South Africa sometime between 1904 and 1925. She married Samuel EVENS/EVIAN (Shumel ben Nissan). Her siblings were: Solly (Solomon Percy)/Shlama Perez; Chonke Meyer; Zorach; Pessa and another sister. All went to South Africa except Zorach who went to USA and a sister who went to Israel. Pessa married Nathan YESSELS and later also moved to Israel. Their daughter Rivka was a partisan in WW11 and possibly died in Israel in 1984.


I am trying to find the children of William COOKSON and Dorothy CRACKENTHORPE. (married 1741 in Newbiggin By Appleby, Westmorland) They had 2 sons and a daughter

Christopher Crackenthorpe Cookson B1745 Penrith (he married Charlotte Cust)
Ann Cookson B1747 Penrith (she married John Wordsworth)
William Cookson B1754 Penrith (he married Dorothy Cowper

1891 Census - William Cookson living in Clifton Bristol
William Edgar Cookson M 55 Captain R N retired bn Powerstock (retired from Royal Navy_
Louisa Helena 47 wife bn Wurttenberg
George Hendrick 20 Student Oxford bn Frome S'set
Eveline Louisa 17 "
Ethel Mary 14 "
MArgaret Elizabeth 8 bn Cheshire Rock Ferry
Edgar Christi 7 "
Eveline Sophie Brutzer visitor 41 bn Wurttenberg
Charles Eleise (Ekin?) visitor 20 student Cambridge
Bessie Miller servant
Emily Lucy Chawner 61 widow bn Lincolnshire Gainsborough

George Osmond and Elizabeth Cookson of UK

I am looking for more information on the family of George Osmond and Elizabeth Cookson. This is what I have so far, mostly from Census' lists

1861 Census in Shepton Beauchamp Somerset
Elizabeth Cookson widow age: 62 Fundholder born in Walworth
Eda A E daughter Unmarried age: 34 born Somerset
Emma A age 29 daughter born Guernsey
Adela age 22 daughter born Powerstock

1871 census in Frome Somerset
Elizabeth widow 72 "Dividends Interest of Money" born Walworth
Eda Agnes 44 unmarried
Adela 32 unmarried (Looks like Adela never married)
Adela Cookson age 74 died Jan/Feb/Mar 1913 in Long Ashton Somerset

Elizabeth Cookson age 75 died in Sep 1873 in Frome
Eda Agnes Cookson aged 63 died Oct/Nov/Dec 1889 in Holbeck Yorkshire where her brother Osmond was the Reverend

William Edgar Decrackenthorpe Cookson , son of George and Elizabeth was christend in Powerstock on 16MAr 1836
As were his siblings:
Adela 23 Sep 1838
Emma Rosaline 30 Apr 1833
Mary Ellen Robina 31 Dec 1833

William Edgar de C Cookson died 1898 Jul/Aug/Sep age 62 in Axminster Devon
His daughter Eveline married Charles Spence

1901 census: in Bristol 1 Albert Road (obviously a school boarding house!)
Charles Spence 42 Schoolmaster Clifton College, born Cheshire Rock Ferry
Eveline L(nee Cookson) wife 27 born Frome Somerset
Louisa H Cookson mother-in-law widow bn Germany

1901 census:
Adela is living in Lyme Regis living on own means.
Emma L Lee age 32 single visitor born London and 3 servants. (she must have inherited money from someone ? her father??)

Naval career of George COOKSON

I am looking for information on the career of George Osmond Cookson born just before turn of the 1800's. He later married Elizabeth (surname unknown at present) and they had about 10 children between 1820 and 1840.

Looking for naval career of Edgar Crackenthorpe Cookson

I am trying to find out about the naval career of Edgar Crackenthorpe Cookson - born 1839, 1898 Jul/Aug/Sep age 62 in Axminster Devon. He had retired from the Navy by 1891 and was living with his family in in Clifton Bristol


I am looking for Evian family from Lithuania. The surname has been changed in various ways: Evian/Evens/Evans/Euan/Ewan. Some members came to South Africa, others to the UK and USA. Samuel Evian/Evens born c. 1897 married Pearl KRAMER born c. 1894 in Krugersdorp, South Africa. Samuel (Shmuel ben Nissan) siblings were Yossel/Joseph Evans; Heschel/Hessel Evian/Evans; Hinda Ruchel Evens; Yockel/Jockel Evans and Morris/Maurice Evian/Evens

looking for Strother Ancrum from UK c. 1800's

I am looking for information on Elizabeth Strother Ancrum from UK c. 1800's

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