The Name and Family of Whipple

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From the Family History text entitled, “A History of Merrill Curtis, Leola Freshwater, and their Families,” written by Leola, Merrill, their ancestors, their grandparents, their parents, and their children. Origin of the Name The name and family of Whipple is …

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Henry Dugard, 1841

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BIRTH: about 1841, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England DEATH: Deceased Little is known about Henry Dugard thus far. What we do find, according to the  census, Henry also had an older brother named Henry. It will be interesting to learn why there would be …

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RootsTech 2016 Giveaway (3-day pass)

Awesome opportunity! If you’re seeing this between September 14 and September 21, 2016, you have a chance to be entered to win a free 3-day pass to RootsTech 2016. Visit Blog.ChasHathaway.com for details. It’s easy to enter, so don’t miss …

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I heard the Angels Sing

From the Notebook of Leola Jex Freshwater Curtis, dated 10 July 1983: Early this morning I was wakened once more by the sound of the angel voices. My father said it to me one time in a voice so soft, …

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Louisa Dugard, 1833

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Name: Louisa Dugard Sex: Female Birth: 1833, Watham Abbey, Essex, England Mother: Ann Smith Father: William Dugard (occupation: Butcher) Married: William Wood, 11 Dec 1853, St Philip, Stepney, England Death: abt. 1910 Timeline: 1833, Louisa Dugard is born in Waltham Abbey, Essex, England 1849: While living in Poplar, …

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Margaret Wood, 1827

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BIRTH: About 1827, High Ongar, Essex, England Married: James Patience on 3 Mar 1847 DEATH: 27 February 1898, ONGAR,ESSEX,,ENGLAND Buried: Buried: St. Andrew’s Greensted Church cemetery (see photo below) There are more photos of the St. Andrew’s Greenstead Church cemetery on Helen Barrell’s Flickr page.

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James Patience 1820

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BIRTH: 02 Jul 1820, Ongar, Essex, England, England Married: Margaret Wood on 3 Mar 1847 DEATH: 5 December 1900, HIGH ONGAR, ESSEX,,ENGLAND Buried: St. Andrew’s Greensted Church cemetery (see photo below)       There are more photos of the St. Andrew’s Greenstead Church …

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George Bledsoe, 1635

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From Ingenweb.org: George Bledsoe 1635-1705 William Bletsoe, owner of the castle, is thought to be the father or uncle of George Bledsoe. George is thought to be the father of all Bledsoes in America. Col. Hugh Gwin transported George from …

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Thomas Paley, 1813

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Born: about 1813, Battersea Surrey, England Death: Unknown Father: Thomas Paley Mother: Sarah Married: Maria (unknown) Children: Frederick Paley, Cornelius Paley, Alfred Paley, George Paley, Jane Paley. Check this URL to learn more about Thomas’ wife, Maria: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gl=ROOT_CATEGORY&rank=1&new=1&so=3&MSAV=1&msT=1&gss=ms_r_f-2_s&gsfn=thomas&gsln=paley&msbdy=1813&msypn__ftp=england&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=z53&cp=0&mssng0=maria  

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Ann Paley, 1868

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Known as, Annie Born: About 1869, Hoxton, London, England Died: Unknown Father: Frederick Paley Mother: Mary A. (known last name) Married: John James Tonks Children: Ann Catherine Tonks (Died age 3) Isabella Tonks John James Tonks, Jr. Mary Alexander Tonks Ann …

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