I've just joined the Queensland group here and saw your message. It caught my eye because your person came from Tasmania to Queensland and I have a lot of family in Tasmania.
Did you learn any more about him?
"I quite enjoy this sort of puzzle.
I notice in the 1871 census there are some Richardson children in the Hereford Union Workhouse, being John born 1859, Elizabeth born 1862 and Ann born 1865, all orphans born in Hereford. There is also a Henry…"
"I was just wondering how you are going with this family? Did you learn anything more?
I have an Elizabeth Richardson too, in Staffordshire. She was very elusive. I don't think she is connected to yours, but I thought…"
Hi all,I have in my family Robert Appleyard Fitzgerald, son of William (dates unknown) and Ellen Fitzgerald 1769-1849) maiden name not known. Robert was born in 1794/1797. His father built a house at a place called Corbally near Limerick and called his house Geraldine. The house is still there, quite a nice looking place so I guess he had some money. Robert led an adventurous and influential life in various important positions of state in Trinidad and New Zealand before settling in…See More
Hi, I'm helping a friend in Namibia who wants to trace his family tree. This is a challenge I couldn't resist. :)My friend is currently learning all he can from living family members but soon we will need other resources.The ELCIN (Evangelical and Lutheran Church In Namibia) seems to be the principal source of records. They came to the country in 1870.If anyone knows of any more sources, do post them! I am going to scour the missionary accounts which can be found on various church websites.…See More
"John T Mercer United States Census, 1900
birth: Mar 1854 Missouri residence: 1900 ED 117 Montier & Spring Valley Townships, Shannon, Missouri, United States spouse: Lucy Mercer children: Margret E Mercer, Anna A Mercer, Malicy Mercer, Amos…"
"Do you have the following? John T Mercer, "United States Census, 1910" Name: John T Mercer Event Place: Spring Creek, Shannon, Missouri Gender: Male Marital Status: Married Race: White Relationship to Head of Household: Self Immigration…"
"Everyone seems to be adding British papers now! Not long after I posted my first message I took the plunge and subscribed to British Newspapers Online, which I did get something out of, although it seems my family were too busy being farm…"
The above are families I have recently begun to research in Missouri, focussed mostly in Iron and Shannon counties but some in Howell and it looks like Wyandotte(?) . Thomas T Mercer m Lucy Dotson, son Amos m Myrtle Nicholson had daughter Mildred born 1926 died 1983.Samuel Whited m Elizabeth Bennett, son Harvey Bennett Whited m Zenobia Raines had son Alonzo Edgar Whited born 1924 married died date unknown.Alonzo Whited married Mildred Mercer had son Roy Denver Whited 1949-2011. I was…See More
"Yes indeed. This baptism entry is beginning to appear on George Richards trees everywhere now. It may be so. But sometimes you find a new fact and it just fits beautifully and sometimes it doesn't look right.
"The place to start is the IGI at www.familysearch.org
There's a baptism of a George Richard at Romford on 26 May 1799, son of Martin.
Proving it's George Richards the convict is another matter altogether
Hi everyone,George Richards born 1799 Romford transported to Tasmania, became a butcher, married Mary Ann Elinor Cummings of a somewhat educated military family.This family has been extensively researched but George himself was always a dead end. I am looking yet again at all we know and hoping to make a breakthrough.There are several Richards men of about his age born in Ilford and some others born in Barking. They seem to have occupations of a similar nature to his - primary producers not…See More
"Thank you, Andy. This is definitely the same family. The David of the 1881 census is my David and the other is his uncle. I have not managed to find any military records for the David born 1841 but with my slow internet it is not…"
Mother of four, work part time. Interested in local history, genealogy, photography and writing, current affairs. Live in the country. Love the heat, only like the cold if it is raining.
Names I Research & their locations .... (please be specific here)
O'Keefe Kilmacduane, Clare Ireland to Australia
Johnson Scotland to New Norfolk AU region
Burns Ireland to Greater London
Head Surrey UK
Rawlinson Cheshire, UK to Australia
Rigby New Norfolk AU , seeking UK origins
Eyles Bristol, UK
Brown Fordham, Cambridgeshire, England
Dillane Athea, Limerick, Ireland
Briers Narborough Leicester England
Jelley Little Stretton Leicester England
Peard Fermoy, Cork, Ireland
Lockley Birmingham to Tasmania
Cox In Osterley Tasmania.
Cummings Isle Of Man to Australia
Ambrosio-Discacciati Italy to Isle of Man to Norfolk, UK to Australia
Maitland Derby UK to NSW Australia
Bones Maidstone, Kent, UK to Gordon, Tasmania, Australia
Dunstall Sussex, England to South Australia, Australia
Robert Appleyard Fitzgerald Ireland to Trinidad to New Zealand to Australia
Lind and Jacobs Tristan Da Cunha to Australia
I got started researching my family history ......
Aged ten and spending a Christmas holiday interstate with grandparents I had never met before. They lived in an old isolated farmhouse built by their father (and in-law) before his marriage. They had lots of memorabilia to show me and little else to do. It was truly fascinating.
I have been doing genealogy since ....
On and off for about thirty years.
We all have them - my biggest brick wall is .......
Mary Morgan, mystery wife of Robert Brown my ggg grandfather, in Tasmania. Ten children 1856 to 1879, all same mother. Still seeking her date of birth, marriage and death.
By joining Looking 4 Kin I hope to .....
find new places and sources to seek information, and find other people interested in this all-absorbing hobby to chat too (and give my immediate family a respite)
G'day Larzus, Welcome to this great ning for researching your family history. Please visit and join lots of groups and add to their discussions with questions and comments of your own. Remember to also join in the chatroom where I am tasteach.
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