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Recent content by Taykay

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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    1827 is the year he married Isabella Almond. Then he and Isabella had a daughter Mary Eliza Phelps in 1831 then Samuel goes and dies on the 7 Feb 1832. I have all this on the Wiki Tree, up loaded documents the manager and I are struggling to find Samuel's parents and his birth date. The...
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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Oh, one is always learning, thanks Ellie. And yes there are more notices like that one. found a few more. Now I am wondering if he was not born in South Africa to British parents. His wife Isabella Almond was also born in South Africa but I have yet to find proof.
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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Ok, found it, so he sailed around the Cape from one port to another. So it looks like he was not connected to the British merchant navy .
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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Thanks Ellie, what port is he bound to ? do they mean back to England from Port Elizabeth ? Where and how did you find this info ?
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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Thanks brentor, will look
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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    This is worth keeping in mind could well be him, thanks. Here is the accrual marriage record of Samuel and Isabella
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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Ellie, I dislike Kew, cannot navigate that website. Have tried many times put I am sure I miss a lot.
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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    Yes brentor have that marriage, unfortunately there is no age given. There is another problem , there is another Samuel Phelps that dies in 1881 . Ok, found this - England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 Name: Samuel Phelps Gender: Male Initiation Age...
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    Capt. Samuel Phelps

    I am trying to find Capt. Samuel Phelps, were did he come from, when was he born. who was his wife and parents and children. All I have is a small notice in the South African paper " Cape of Good Hope Government Gazette 1832 " for his death. Cape of Good Hope Government Gazette 1832 - 1 -...
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    Isabella Almond

    Hi Julie, yes I saw that , but it could be the other Isabella Almond who married Samuel Phelps. Will look at the baptism collection and see what I can find.
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    Cecil Abbott Thomson

    Thanks Val and Dave, it looks like I will have to get his marriage certificate. Probable only in the new year. I am still waiting for his one of his son's marriage certificate, it has been two weeks now. It was ordered direct from the Archives in Newcastle.
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    Cecil Abbott Thomson

    Firstly I do not know if I should post this here or under Scotland? For Cecil Abbott Thomson lived and married and had his children in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland England. But he was either born in India or Stirling, Scotland. I am trying to find his parents to continue the tree...
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    Isabella Almond

    I see five, Jean Cornelia, George, Isabella, Harriet and James. About George the husband, will look on Kew's website and see if I can find anything. There must be a clue some place.
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    Isabella Almond

    Hello Ellie, yes I have all of that. As you can see Paul also does not have any info for Isabella and George. I have found six children the six one Richard dying before his mother in 1873, have his death notice and baptism . Then George and Jean Cornelia are the other children that I have...
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    Isabella Almond

    Hi everyone, I am looking to find Isabella Almond born in Cape Town about 1807. Her death notice has no parent names on it nor husbands name. But it does have her as Isabella Miller born Almond. She died on the 19 Feb 1881 near Bedford Cape. Have it that her father was John Almond, do not know...
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