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Recent content by Maudie

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    Searching for descendants

    I am seeking any in formation about the name Gartland. My gt aunt Grace Gagan (her original surname was Geoghan but had been changed to Gagan when she was sent to Canada in 1885) She was sent to Ontatio where she married in 1894 to Augustus Gartland, they had several children sadly a number of...
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    Elusive gt grandmother

    I have now arrived at a conclusion about my gt grandmother, that unless I can find a clue or someone can recognise her from my description, I will never find her. She was Mary Hannah Copeland born 1850 in Derby, she married George Nelson Grant , he came from Edinburgh Scotland, I have no idea...
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    My gt grandfather George Nelson Grant born 1841 in Edinurgh died 1913 Derby I would love to contact anyone else researching this name, of the family originating in Edinburgh
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    Seeking anyone with connection to Blanche Eileen Mitchell, father, John Mitchell I believe she may have been born about 1892 but not sure I have no further knowledge about her family
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    Re: Offers of help

    Re: Offers of help Hi I am interested in the name MITCHELL have you any connection to Blanche Eileen Mitchell , her father was John Mitchell Do you have any links to their names? If so please contact me, thank you
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    Elusive gr grandmother

    I know that my gt grandfather had a new "wife" named Annie this is detailed on the census, then in 1910 he married Annie Packer, stating that he was now a widower, so obviously Mary Hannah my gt grandmother had to have died around that time. George Nelson died suddenly in 1919 from a heart...
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    Does anyone have any links to the name of PADDISON My gt grandmother was Louisa Paddison born in Stafford, she married Stephen Geoghan born in Galweay Ireland Sometime after 1871 there was no trace of him until 1901 In 1881 Louisa and her children were in the Stoke on Trent workhouse, I assume...
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    I have been searching for some years now to hopefully find anyone who knows of the GEOGHANS possibly from Galway My gt grandfather was Stephen Geoghan born abt 1841, he came to Stafford, date unknown, and married Louisa Paddison In 1881 she and her children were in the Stoke on Trent...
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    Sorry for long absence

    Thank you for the welcome back Having another browse for a little while, whilst my strength holds out!
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    What does this mean?

    Thank you Patrickfor the nfo Sorry for delay in thanking you, I often have to wait a few days to use comp I have a lot of pain and cannot do very much (due to Osteoporosis)
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    Useful new site/very good

    Hi Thought some of you may like to try out this new site I have just discovered, its very good especiallyi f you are trying to find if an ancestor emigrated, gives details of their name spouse chidren etc Covers all countries http://pilot.familysearch.org/records/start.html#p=O
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    What does this mean?

    Iam researching the army career of my gt uncle in India and in one instance where he is mentioned on the Military accounts Dept in India his name indicates the following letters his name is Lt.G.N.Grant I.A.R.O. and the office is given as Field C.M.A. Poona Can anyone tell me what the...
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    Boer War 1901

    Thank you Izabel & Juliejtp for your replies re the Boer War I`m sorryfor the delay in answeing I have been a bit poorly and have not been active on the computer for a while, so I apologise for the delay I will certainly use some of the sites mentioned by you Izabel, thank youso much for your...
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    Elusive gr grandmother

    I have been searching for my gt grandmother`s death with no success I have tried searching under her married name & also maiden name but nothing She was born 1850 in Derby and married George Nelson Grant. They appear to have separated in or after 1881.By1891 George had a new "wife" but I have...
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    Sedeking information about GORDON GRAHAM STUART STRINGER born Jan 1918 in Brightlingsea. His mother`s name was Blanche nee Fraser. His half-brother`s widow would love to make contact with anyone who knows/knew him, to discuss details about the (Jarvis) family Here`s hoping!