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  1. coffieqween

    Hi Shellyk, I would love to hear any stories about Annie Janet it would be lovely to know more...

    Hi Shellyk, I would love to hear any stories about Annie Janet it would be lovely to know more about who she was. Look forward to hearing from you again soon Marie
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    Looking for Annie Janet Thompson (nee Watt)

    Thank you so much for this Rupert, no I didn't have this. Marie
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    Looking for Annie Janet Thompson (nee Watt)

    Hi Shellyk48 Thank you for your message, I would love to hear all about her, I have the basic information from census records except the 1940"s, birth and death records and some telephone directory entries, I do have a photo of her that one of her other great-granddaughters sent me but thats...
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    Looking for Annie Janet Thompson (nee Watt)

    Hi Lirio100 Thank you for your help, I will have a look at this, I know Burton's parents lived in New York for a time as Burton was born in New York but will see if I can find them on any of the Canadian census returns and electoral rolls prior to 1940. If his father did die then he would have...
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    Looking for Annie Janet Thompson (nee Watt)

    Hi My Great Aunt Annie Janet Watt was born in Croydon, Surrey, England 19th March 1889, she emigrated to US and arrived in New York on the 27th August 1912. She married Burton Samuel Thompson in Welland, Ontario, Canada on the 24th June 1916 (2nd wife), the went on to have 6 possibly 7...
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    Help needed - Donnaghue/Small family

    Dave I am just as confused, It is very possible that Mary Donohue married prior to her marriage to Flemming Small, I hadn't thought of that, but would the children of that possible first marriage take on the surname of the new husband? James was born about 1841, Mary Jane about 1850, William...
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    Help needed - Donnaghue/Small family

    Hi Romany Rose and Davelambert271 Thank you so much for looking and getting all this information for me, I had found the marriage for Flemming Small in 1855 but had originally left it as the marriage date was after the birth of Mary Jane (1850) and the mothers name was listed as Mary Richmond...
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    Help needed - Donnaghue/Small family

    Hi I have just found that my 2x Gt Grandmothers family come from Fermanagh and was hoping that some one may be able to help locating the rest of the family. My 2x Gt Grandmothers name was Mary Jane Small, born about 1850, she left Ireland between 1858-1861 with her mother and other siblings...
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    Re-burial at Loos

    My Great Grandfather Sergeant Alexander Cumming of the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) died at Loos on the 25/09/1915, he has no known grave. Would be nice to think he could possibly be one of the 19 unknown solders being laid to rest. RIP
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    Ling Family, help please

    Hi Ladybird, I havent found a marriage record as yet, its possible it may be they were not formally married or I just haven't found it yet. Yes I know that the Ling name is very strong in Suffolk, I have only managed to get back to 3x great grand parents, a John Ling born in 1806 in St Mary...
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    Ling Family, help please

    Thank you Jay, yes in my family the maiden name of either the mother, grandmother and even a great grand mother has been used. Again thank you
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    Ling Family, help please

    Hi I am tracing my partners family tree and would like a bit of advise, my partners 2x Grandfather Samuel Ling was born about 1839 in Darsham, Suffolk. By 1871 he had moved to Woolwich and married Ann ??? and had one son, Samuel Ling born 1870. Ann is noted on the 1871 Census as being born...
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    Confused about fathers name

    No I haven't found a death record for his mother yet, still looking for that one but I did look at a Family History site that covers Banff and have found a monument inscription for a James Cumming D 28 Jan 1849 one of the others listed on the monument is Catherine Lawson, not sure if this is a...
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    Confused about fathers name

    Thank you for all your help, Yes, Barbarajoh that is Alexander Cumming from the 1871 Census and yes as tradition goes first son is normally named after the father as I have found in later generations and lines, however I still cannot find a birth record for him, I have checked Alexander Lawson...
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    Hello

    Thank you Dave and Jay. Marie
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    Confused about fathers name

    Thank you Gibbo, Dave and Guy The birth date for Alexander Cumming was my mistake, this should have been amended to abt 1837 as he was listed as being 25yrs on the marriage record in 1862. The information I have has all come from my Uncle who started researching our family before he died and I...
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    Confused about fathers name

    Hi I hope some one can help, I am trying to confirm the parents of my 2nd Great Grandfather. His name is Alexander Cumming B Feb 1840 in Dundee, Scotland. on his marriage record to Isabella Murchinson McKenzie in 1862 his father is noted as being John Cumming but on his death record in 1916 his...
  18. coffieqween

    Hello

    Hi I am new to FHUK, I have only recently taken over researching my family history from my uncle but have managed to trace many lines back to the early 1700's, they are mostly from Scotland. I have hit a few brick walls now so will be looking for advise from the many members here, I have been...
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