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It sounds like you have a fascinating heritage in your grandmother's family. The best advice I can give is to start with what you know and work systematically back, step by step. Since you do not know your great grandmother's full name, the place you need to start is your grandmother's birth certificate. If I understand correctly your grandmother was born ...


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There are several things unclear in the original question's content but to answer the core question of "Finding my Great-Grandfather when Autosomal DNA test not conclusive?" based on a Family Finder Autosomal DNA test. This is a incorrect statement; "I have now taken a Family Finder DNA test (Autosomal DNA) but the results appear not to give any hints ...


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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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My first port of call to find a cause of death would be a death certificate. As this person was a Scot and he died abroad this may not be as straightforward as it seems. Fortunately McMillan appears in the GRO Consular Death Index: Consular Deaths 1906-1910 MCMILLAN, James, 47, Nagasaki, p 1599 The British Consular BMD indexes can be viewed for free ...


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From: http://www.archerfamily.org.uk/family/weale.htm Arthur George Morey [WEALE], partner in the firm of Cornes & Co., Japan 1897-1911, of Impington Hall, Cambridgeshire and Echo Pit Lodge, Warwick’s Bench, Guildford, b. 8 Nov 1865 in Strawberry Vale, Twickenham, bapt 24 Dec 1865 at Old Church, Teddington, d. 22 Sep 1940 in Guildford (Will dated 21 Dec ...


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Familysearch at https://familysearch.org has a Cecil Zohrab EDE born in England christened at Bowdon, Cheshire on 21st June 1863. This Cecil is the son of Frederic & Helen Ede. The 1871 census (also at Familysearch) has the family together in the parish of Bowdon in Cheshire all are born in England except Frederic who lists his place of birth as Austria ...


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There was Cecil Zohrab Ede (birth registered in Mar-Jun 1863, Altrincham, reference 8a 167). He appears to have died in China - see http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C1948323 for details of his probate. This might give you more information. It looks like C Z Ede should appear at about line 254 on this page: http://zohrabfamily.atwebpages.com/...


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I examined the eight people that I wrote about in my question and concluded that none of them are my ancestor. I have examined all the records of foreigners in the 1890s and only Cecil Zohrab Ede remains as my possible ancestor. Circumstantial evidence we have suggests that he is my great-grandfather with little chance of there being a mistake. However,...


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Keeping this second answer separate, in case any further information comes to light about the men named in the original question. The article, "Intergroup Marriage in a Conflicted Milieu: Marriage between Japanese and Non-Japanese in the Yokohama Treaty Port" by Chester Proshan for the International Academic Forum (PDF at https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&...


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