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Hello,

Marriages Mar 1853
PALMER Absalom Keynsham 5c 1176
PEACOCK Mary Ann Keynsham 5c 1176

Absalom may have been born as Absalom GUY abt 1827 Bitton, Gloucester

Mary Ann b. abt 1830 Oldland, Gloucester

Daughter brought up by her grandparents:

Births Mar 1856
PALMER Rachael W Bromwich 6b 599

I have no death for Mary Ann. I have her with parents in 1841 and 1851.


I'm wondering if this death can be ruled out as that of the Absalom who married Mary Ann in 1853:

Deaths Jun 1858
Guy Absalom Stourbridge 6c 95

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There is an Absolam Guy born Stourbridge in Oct 1855, more likely to be the one who died 3 years later as I can't find an Absalom or Absolam Guy in a census before that time.

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Hello Barbara,

Thanks. That is probably the matching birth for that death.

Still leaves two questions. What happened to Absalom & Mary Ann after the birth of Rachel and where was Absalom in 1851?

GUY Absalom baptised Mangotsfield 2 Dec 1827, parents George & Rachael, father a collier in Syston [Siston, Gloucester].

I don't have the marriage so I have no idea if George was a PALMER or a GUY. :) I presume Absalom was born before they married hence the name change. I have no idea when he reverted to PALMER and if he want back to using GUY or not, hence the search for a death under either name.

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Found him finally!

Absalom Gay
[Absalom Palmer]
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Relation: Son
Father's Name: George Gay
Mother's name: Rachel Gay
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Siston, Gloucestershire, England

Civil parish: Pucklechurch
County/Island: Gloucestershire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability: View image

Registration district: Chipping Sodbury
Sub-registration district: Chipping Sodbury
ED, institution, or vessel: 2b
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 2
Piece: 1956
Folio: 86
Page Number: 1
Household Members: Name Age
George Gay 60
Rachel Gay 52
Absalom Gay 23
Elizabeth Gay 19
Samuel Gay 12
Sarah Gay 18
Mary Gay 4


Let me know if you need any of the individuals info

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Hello Barbara,

Thank you very much. Not chasing any siblings thanks so it's ok.

Perhaps Rachel's maiden name was PALMER. I suppose if he was born before they married then he in turn married using his mother's name.

No one has found any trace of Absalom or Mary Ann after the birth of Rachel. That looks like staying a brick wall.

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I can't find the marriage in England, Bristol records or NC records databases.

No sign of a death for Absalom or a remarriage for Mary Ann.

The word is stuck.
 
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I don't like to confuse you (or maybe I do!) but this family in 1841 look kind of like the same lot. Just to complicate matters


Absolom Osboone
[Absolom Osborne]
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Gender: Male
Where born: Gloucestershire, England

Civil parish: Siston
Hundred: Puckle Church
County/Island: Gloucestershire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: View image

Registration district: Keynsham
Sub-registration district: Bitton
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 363
Book: 4
Folio: 24
Page Number: 14
Household Members: Name Age
George Osboone 50
Rachel Osboone 40
George Osboone 25
Ann Osboone 20
Henry Osboone 15
Absolom Osboone 13
Rachel Osboone 12
Felix Osboone 11
Elisabeth Osboone 9
Samuel Osboone 2
Sarah Osboone 4 Mo

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:2fun:

Why do you think I set the title as 'Absalom whoever' ?

Thanks Barbara. After my LEWTON/LEAR/PEACOCK/HODGES Bitton family with 5 illegitimate children it does not surprise me. Mother and father both illegitimate and the birth of an illegitimate son. That took some sorting out.

I currently have him in my tree as PALMER because that's the name in the 1853 marriage but perhaps I should change it to 'whoever' until this is sorted, if it can be.
 
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I tried for a baptism for Felix and can't find one so far. Found this one:

Rachel Osborne
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 30 May 1830 Siston,​ Gloucester,​ England
residence: Siston,​ Gloucester,​ England
parents: George Osborne,​ Rachel

There are a few other baptisms but no maiden name on them for mother Rachel.
 
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Is this a different family?

George Masters Palmer
England Marriages, 1538–1973
marriage: 29 Dec 1800 Bitton,​ Gloucester,​ England
spouse: Rachel Smallcombe


Hannah Palmer
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 16 Feb 1824 Siston,​ Gloucester,​ England
residence: Gloucester,​ England
parents: George Palmer,​ Rachel

Edward Somerell Palmer
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 30 Jan 1825 Oldland,​ Gloucester,​ England
residence: Oldland,​ Gloucester,​ England
parents: George Palmer,​ Rachel
 
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There is a Samuel in 1841 who would fit except for surname:

Samuel Gay
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 20 Aug 1838 Siston,​ Gloucester,​ England
residence: Siston,​ Gloucester,​ England
parents: George Gay,​ Rachel

There is this one but age does not fit with census:

Samuel Osborne
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 07 Jan 1836 Siston,​ Gloucester,​ England
residence: Siston,​ Gloucester,​ England
parents: George Osborne,​ Rachel


and this one from the Bristol database:

name: Samuel Osborne Or Gay
event: Christening
event date: 02 Jan 1836
event place: Syston, St Anne, Gloucestershire, England
gender:
age:
christening date:
marriage date:
marital status:
burial date:
father: George Osborne Or Gay
mother: Rachel Osborne Or Gay
spouse:
spouse's marital status:
spouse's father:
spouse's mother:
film number: 4277511
digital folder number: 4277511
image number: 00088
 
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How many night's sleep will I lose over this? :2fun:

We need Rachel's maiden name and the marriage date.

This might take about 3 weeks.
 

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We have Rachel age 40 in 1841 and 52 in 1851 so this fits:

name: Rachel Gay
event: Burial
event date: 28 Feb 1869
event place: Pucklechurch, St Thomas a Becket, Gloucestershire, England
gender:
age: 68
christening date:
marriage date:
marital status:
burial date:
father:
mother:
spouse:
spouse's marital status:
spouse's father:
spouse's mother:
film number: 4277497
digital folder number: 4277497
image number: 00009


I'd like a look up for the remains of the family in 1861 please.
 

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I'm getting nowhere whatsoever with whoever. :2fun:

Can't find enough in FS to sort this out. Probably needs access to PR on disc for solution.
 

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Felix and Henry in 1851

STONE, John Head Married M 28 1823 Coal Miner
Liston
Gloucestershire
STONE, Ann Wife Married F 29 1822
Liston
Gloucestershire
STONE, Henry Son M 1 1850
Pucklechurch
Gloucestershire
OSBORNE, Henry Nephew Unmarried M 26 1825 Coal Miner
Liston
Gloucestershire
OSBORNE, Felix Nephew Unmarried M 23 1828 Coal Miner
Liston
Gloucestershire

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Piece:
1956 Folio:
87 Page:
3 Registration District:
Chipping Sodbury

Civil Parish:
Pucklechurch Municipal Borough:
Address:
Coalpit Road, Pucklechurch County:
Gloucestershire

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and in 61 says he is born Somerset.

Felix Osborn
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Osborn
Gender: Male
Where born: N, Somerset, England

Civil parish: Mangotsfield
County/Island: Gloucestershire
Country: England



Registration district: Keynsham
Sub-registration district: Oldland
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 65
Piece: 1699
Folio: 99
Page Number: 11
Household Members: Name Age
Felix Osborn 32
Mary Osborn 27
Henry Osborn 8
Amelia Osborn 5
Silas Osborn 3
John Smith 15


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And ends up in jail for larceny from his masters.

Felix Osborne
Date of Trial: 3 Jul 1855
Trial Year: 1855
Location of Trial: Gloucestershire, England
Sentence: Imprisonment


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Hello Barbara,

Thank you very much.

Yes, the area where this mob and the LEARs live is sometimes given as Somerset.

We might be able to make some progress soon. ;)

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Rachel in 1861


Rachael Gay
Age: 60
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1801
Relation: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Bitton, Gloucestershire, England

Civil parish: Pucklechurch
County/Island: Gloucestershire
Country: England

Registration district: Chipping Sodbury
Sub-registration district: Chipping Sodbury
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 69
Piece: 1743
Folio: 81
Page Number: 15
Household Members: Name Age
Rachael Gay 60
Mary Gay 13
Joseph Leonard 23
William Gardener 18

The last two are lodgers

Barbara
 
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