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Do you have an address for these two and a date. What is it you want to find out about them?
From: Katherine Mubareka <kmubareka(a)hotmail.com>
To: "lancsgen(a)rootsweb.com" <lancsgen(a)rootsweb.com>
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2018 9:54 PM
Subject: [LAN] Re: just checking ....
I am reseaching the Heywood family and found an Abraham Heywood who married Ann Beswick.
Another Abraham Heywood married an Ann Fitton.
Can you help me straighten these 2 families out? Both lived in the Cheetham area 18th century.
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>> My 2nd great grandmother Jane Jones Lawler received an inheritance from her brothers estate, John Jones, late of Liverpool. This is mentioned in her 1891 estate in Rockford, Illinois. Her husband, Patrick Lawler was administrator. Found a ships passenger list for him in 1894 returning from England back to the states. He died 1896 and the inheritance is also mentioned in his estate. How do I find John Jones estate in Liverpool? No date of death, just before 1891 and Patrick Lawler admin and sister Jane Jones Lawler. Any ideas appreciated!
I am trying to track a Walter Williams who we know was in the RAF in WW2 married Lillian Thorne in Newcastle in Nov 1941, gave his age as 27 , father Thomas , boiler sealer and address as 197 Oak Avenue, Newton le Willows. We also have his RAF number but MOD will not release any details without a valid death certificate. We know he pops up in Barry, Glam in 1946 so the question is why did he give 197 Oak Avenue as his address in 1941.
The 1939 register shows a Campbell family living there with daughter Ethel b 1909 later taking the name of Williams . No Ethel Campbell to a Williams marriage on FreeBMD 1939-1960 and no other likely remarriage of Ethel ?nee Campbell to any Williams though I need to recheck this. The 1939 has some extra details which I think looks like INST 331 , AAN 230 and also a faint name under Williams which is difficult to decipher but possibly means she married someone else before taking the name Williams. I gather these alterations were made right up until 1992 for the NHS register. I will check electoral registers for earlier and later dates around 1941 but the War years will be missing.
Does anyone have any connection to this Campbell family?
I would appreciate if anyone else could have a look at the 1939 register for 197 Oak Avenue and see if they see something different. Also can anyone decipher the name under the green writing of Williams? I suspect it is also Williams and became faint like the AAN 230 so was written over as with other entries for remarriages , the new name is written alongside.
The abbreviated letters represent the enumeration district but there are none beginning with “I” and as H is Cumbria and J Yorkshire there is no county in between ( Furness begins with N). I am wondering if it is an abbreviation for Institution or something similar. Has anyone else come across this abbreviation before?
I would appreciate any thoughts on this one as it is a bit of a mystery.
Rob Weeks, Preston.
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Emmett/Emmot Lancashire and Yorkshire.
Two Emmet children married into the Riley and Fielding families.
My Sarah Ann Emmett moved to the USA and ended up in Ogden, UT married to Jonathan Browning.
I've been researching my Mellows ancestry for decades, which has
taken me back to Notts in the early 1700s and, subsequently, around the
My research evolved into a loose one-name study of the surname,
as a result of which I have compiled many 'other' Mellows family trees and
acquired hundreds and hundreds of birth, marriage and death certificates of
events occurring in Notts, Derbys, Warks, Staffs, Lancs, Lincs, Yorks,
London, Middx, Essex, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Australia - to
name but a few - along the way.
I am in the process of winding down my research and, while I
intend keeping all my personal Mellows documentation, I intend donating
somewhere in the region of a thousand Mellows BMD certificates to the
Society of Genealogists in London.
If you've got the Mellows surname in your tree, please contact
me a.s.a.p. before I take a trip to London to the SoG as I may be able to
help you with your research.
I also have a collection of Mellows Wills covering 1858 to about
2000. Those were the days when Wills cost 10 pence each!
Just looking through some of the links to list archives, some now connect but EMails to the list not coming back (so far), trying "Create a new thread in LANCSGEN"
Ancestry DNA, FTDNA (B68554), GEDMatch (A374507)
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I wonder if someone can help. I am trying to confirm a link to a DNA match. My 3x Gt Grandfather is James Hargreaves 1809, Ormskirk, Lancashire. I know and it has been confirmed through DNA matches that his parents are Richard Hargreaves and Jane Hunter. I then found he has 2 siblings William 1803 Ormskirk, and Elizabeth 1811 Ormskirk.
I have a new DNA match to my Mum which is a 4th to 6th Cousin. DNA is spot on and other similar matches have come out at the nearer match which would be 4th Cousin. So bearing in mind a 1st Cousin shares a Grandparent, James Hargreaves 1809 is Mum’s 2x Gt so that is 3rd Cousin, Richard his Dad would be 4th Cousin.
So with that in mind Mum has a new match who’s ancestor is Harriet Hargreaves 1814. From her Marriage Harriet’s Dad is Richard Hargreaves, and on the 1871 census she is widowed and living with Brother Hugh, Hugh is also a widow and his marriage entry shows his father Richard. Which is great.
However I cannot confirm that their Richard is my Richard :( Hugh and Harriet do not seem to have a christening? Can anyone help with that. They could have been anywhere around Ormskirk or further.
When searching familysearch.org I found other christenings in the area who have parents Richard and Jane.
Alice christened 1817 Wrightington whilst residing Eccleston (near Croston)
Richard christened 1819 same details
Evan Christened 1815 same details
Stanley christened 1822 same details
Ann Christened 1812 same details
Can anyone take a look and see if they can find Hugh and Harriet christenings and see if they can confirm their parents as my Richard and Jane? I am not able to find out who Harriet and Hugh’s mother is.
From the DNA they should be siblings, any help is greatly appreciated,
Sent from my iPad
Since the welcome return of Rootsweb mailing lists on 6th March I have seen
no messages on this list so just in case people have not realized service
has been resumed I thought I would pass the news.
Regards, Rod in Hampshire.
This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
Here's hoping the list is back up and running.
Just to name a few names I am researching in the Manchester and Salford area.
MORRIS, FITZMORRIS, ATKIN, SPENCER, JUDGE, WESTERMAN and MATLEY.
All my best.
Mike Morris Toronto Canada Ex Manchester, England
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