There are many properties on the 1878 map of Hungerford which show only the initials N.R. although there is lots of room to write the full name. I am wondering if this abbreviation stands for Native Reservation.See More
"If you want to check City Directories, you have to go to a library near where you think he might have lived and check their old directories. A call to the Library ahead of time would be a good idea. Voters LIists are available thru…"
"Have you checked City directories, or Voters Lists? Voters Lists are available from 1935 to 1983. Of course, he would not be on the Voters Lists unless he stayed long enough to be naturalized. Did you check the 1940 US census to…"
"I have found a number of death records for children in Simcoe county where there is no birth record and I have had to accept the death record as a substitute for the birth record. Were the births of the other children all recorded at the time…"
"Where have you looked for the birth record? I believe the 1910 records are now available at local libraries, although they are not yet indexed, so you have to search through, but with an exact date of birth, this should not be too hard.…"
"Well, I actually found the place where I found that information on his place of birth. Unfortunately, it is a secondary source. In the Commemorative Biographical Records of York, published in 1908, page 668, it says "...Shadrach…"
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Sometimes this results in me making better notes of where the information came from, and actually writing out what I believe to be true,…"
"What do you have that gives his birthplace as Wales, possibly Radnorshire?
Let's take it one step at a time. His baptism first, which should give his parents. Once you've got that, which may not be easy, you can move on to his siblings,…"
Born 1761 in Wales for certain. Possibility of Radnorshire. I have muster records for him in the american Revolution, He joined in South Carolina when he was 17, in 1778. No other Stephens were in the South Carolina Loyalists. From this I am guessing that he was sent from Wales with a boatload of orphans when he was between the age of 8 and 12, and went to work with an unrelated family. He was a POW in North Carolina for the last 22 months of the war. Sent to New York State at the conclusion…See More
"I have never found anyone in chat and since my time is limited, I no longer bother to check. I have had only one reply to my brickwall, but I read the posts from other users who are looking for help in my area and have enjoyed doing local…"
"Bruce is not a city. It is a county which was mostly rural in 1884. she was almost certainly living with a relative. did she have any other children? You may need to check out all her other relatives to determine who was…"
I have access to records at the Barrie Public Library, which includes BMD announcements, and if the person of interest lived in a rural area, there is often lots to find in the gossip columns.
Names I Research & their locations .... (please be specific here)
Borden, King twp, Vaughan twp, York twp, York county, Ontario; Clark, Hastings county, Ontario, Devitt, Gwillimbury East, Simcoe county; Deline, Missisquoi, Quebec, Webb, York, Ont, and Pennsylvania, Stephens, Wales, S Carolina, New Brunswick, and York county,
I got started researching my family history ......
when I was 14, but discovered a lot more after genealogy records started to appear online in 2000.
I have been doing genealogy since ....
We all have them - my biggest brick wall is .......
trying to find out where Cadwallader Evans came from and who his parents were. I know he was born in the USA, and he was a Quaker and married Delilah Stephens, an anglican, about 1827 in Whitchurch twp, York county, Ont He owned or rented land land in Tecumseth twp,Simcoe county in 1837 and died in 1837-8. I strongly suspect he was born in PA, but I am having trouble proving where he was born and who his parents were.
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