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The Said Eunice Strong shall pay one third for the support & education of Lucy Strong and Julia C Strong until they are eighteen years of age and the remaining two thirds for their support to be paid out of the remaining two thirds of the property in proportion as received by the others heirs I give and bequeath unto my eleven children Elisha N ...


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I think you'll find it's actually Trespass Damaging underwood fine / 2 (I'm assuming it is the second of the two similar offences shown) "Underwood" in this contest was the small trees & shrubs that grew beneath the taller timber trees. If the fine wasn't paid, then a prison sentence would follow. This is what I suspect has happened to your ...


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I think this place name is written "Old Duda", however I am confident it is referring to a place called "Old Wooda" in Tavistock parish. If spoken out loud there is a very minimal audible difference between the two spellings even though they look completely different. The spelling Duda is just a mistake. Old Wooda was the name of a small group of dwellings ...


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Searching for and investigating any Canadian hints in the Hindley family's known FAN club might be my next step as it could add more people and points for research. The Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society has information and guides to types of records, including the 1842 census records for Toronto, and various links on its website which may ...


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Toronto Public Library has some scanned publications available about the history of Toronto. Local History & Genealogy Toronto had 5 ‘wards’ in 1843 according to Wikipedia and the outlying areas (if they lived in the 'country') which could be anywhere from Richmond Hill to Holland Landing (Simcoe County) north of the city and also communities to the ...


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City Directories The Toronto Public Library has a wide range of City Directories, some of which are available online. For the period I am looking at, they have: The Toronto directory and street guide, for 1843-4 by H. & W. Rowsell (Firm) (eBook, 1843) Brown's Toronto city and Home District directory 1846-7 by by George Brown (Firm) (eBook, 1846) ...


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My personal belief is that the answer depends on time and place - in particular, what local laws and customs applied. In an area and era controlled by trades guilds, there would be very tight controls in place, though I am not sure about exactly when an apprentice who had passed the test of producing his "master piece", would be admitted as a master. I think ...


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His name has been indexed as Kyle rather than Ryle by Ancestry.com in the 1841 Census, aged 2, at Broughton, Lancashire with his parents Thomas (40) and Matilda (30) and siblings James (12), Constantine (10) and Edward (5). Thomas' occupation is a little hard to read but it appears to be Agent, and Matilda was born in foreign parts. Class: HO107; Piece: ...


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I agree that it is "Essex". The word isn't that clear, but if you browse other pages in that set you can see several more entries in that column, that are similar to the one posted and look more obviously like "Essex". There are also a couple of "Suffolk"s and I think an "Orkney" in addition to the more usual "Ireland". Not everyone marked as born outside ...


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This Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918 seems to confirm what you have concerning place of birth, and includes the fact that John Redonnett was a Civil War veteran, as well as cause of death. As to immigration the first census does list John as a Sailor, so he may have arrived as crew and not passenger. Some Redonet names do appear (Louisiana, New ...


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It seems that George White's New York firm is looking to make collateralized loans. Harden & Co. and Lyman J. Strong are working as agents and mortgage brokers in various cities, verifying deeds and assets to approve borrowers. It is common today, but first became really practical after the invention of the telegraph. Your early ad dated 1843 is the ...


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This webpage claims he was in Wednesbury in 1841C: http://www.myheritage.com/person-1000489_150692981_150692981/joseph-brown-lever. Suggest you get creative with some wildcard searches....


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The only clue we have so far is a possible place name – Kraatz. (Where is it mentioned?) possible places There are three possible places with this name, all in eastern Germany: Kraatz, a village in Brandenburg, now part of the city of Gransee Kraatz, a village in the north of Brandenburg, part of the municipality of Nordwestuckermark Kraatz, a village in ...


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Part of the problem you are encountering is that Canada was not a country until 1867 and there was no requirement to archive documents prior to 1865. You can try doing an ancestor search on the Library and Archives website, but it is likely that you are researching earlier than the records exist: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/search/Pages/ancestors-search....


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Based on the hint by @user3310902 I used FindMyPast and Ancestry.com to (re-)locate Joseph Brown Lever in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England: Class: HO107; Piece: 984; Book: 4; Civil Parish: Wednesbury; County: Staffordshire; Enumeration District: 12; Folio: 8; Page: 8; Line: 21; GSU roll: 474618 My interpretation of this household is: Jos[ep]h ...


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Have you checked into books written by any of the members of the party? My ancestor was hired by a gold rush group as the hunter to feed them as they came from Wisconsin. Upon his return, he hired a college educated woman to dictate his story about the animals of this newer part of the country. Try out-of-print sites like AbeBooks.


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"The 1850 Census began on 1st June 1850. The enumeration was completed within five months. " - Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy This matches what you've observed about the dates on censuses. The data if taken for example 21st September would be relating to the household on 1st June rather than the day it was taken. In the same book: "The 1830 ...


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Many NARA microfilm publications have a descriptive pamphlet which describes the microfilm and explains how it is arranged. These publications sometimes say when pages have been lost (similar to the Known Issues articles at FamilySearch. I have not been able to find such a description of the records from NARA yet, but I will link to it if I can find one. (...


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In general, a good starting point is often the FamilySearch Research Wiki page for the place you are interested in. In the case of Lübeck, the FamilySearch Research Wiki page for civil registration shows that indexes and images for births are available for the period 1811 - 1875, which covers your period of interest. The page for church records shows that ...


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If he was Protestan/Lutherian you could try https://www.archion.de/en/ It is an online archive of the german protestant churches, where you can find a lot (albeit not all) church records.


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I don't know if this is of much help, but want to share this. I was doing research on the sinking of the Lusitania recently and one article stated that the Cunard shipping lines did not list infants (usually 1 year or less) on the passenger list since it was not required to pay passage or landing tax for infants. This seemed to be a practice with many of ...


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James Fitz James is listed in FindMyPast's Index to Death Duty Registers with a note "Ship Solway to Jamaica" Arabella Theresa Fitz-James is listed in FindMyPast's Index to Death Duty Registers, a few rows below her husband, as being "Late on board the Solway Steam Ship". The Executor for both is Judith Farmer of Peckham Grove, Worcester. Perhaps they can ...


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If you click on the little i to the right of the 1840 census title it leads you to the wiki page about the census. Down that page is a section, United States Census, 1840 known issues which refers to an article which says : Some records are missing. It then lists some options for you to try to access the information, Most missing records are ...


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This problem is a good illustration of how we can create problems for ourselves by extracting information from records and leaving the context behind. Scrolling back two images on the microfilm (New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891, from NARA microcopy publication M237, Roll 46) to image 174 also gives you the name of the ship's master, Charles K Crocker. ...


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I looked all though the Records for Kentucky in the 1840 Census. Five John Knights, but none of them from that county. So, I think it may be a lost record as well. Unless someone got the county wrong somewhere.


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As commented by @ColeValleyGirl, it appears that I have identified the correct location based on a post at http://members.ozemail.com.au/~peterpjw/Carnarthen.html Carnarthen - a locality, about half way between Camborne and Redruth, in the parish of Illogan. It is surrounded by Brea, Bosleake, Piece, Carnkie, Treskillard, Higher Condurrow, Pengegon ...


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