I've posted requests before. Perhaps a Blog might reach more. Who knows?
Researching Garner family who lived, or maybe still, live in the general area of Packington, Leicester. I'm fortunate enough to have Microfiche copies of the Packington Records. My mother was Kathleen (Katherine) Garner,(1909-1979). Father was Paulin Huggett Henry Garner (1884-1937). His father: Paulin Huggett Garner (1835-1908). His father was: John Garner (1808-1874). and so forth.
I'M SEARCHING FOR MY FATHER'S FAMILY IN THE CAMBRIDGESHIRE AREA. MY GREAT GRANDPA IS FRANCIS ELLWOOD B. JULY 5 1813 WILBURTON SON OF WILLIAM B.APPROX. 1785 OF LONGSTANTON & MARY ELLWOOD APPROX. 1789 STRETHAM. .
FRANCIS MARRIED MARY ANN BLACKWELL AND LEFT ENGLAND 1851 TO COME TO CANADA. I HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME. I NEED TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT WILLIAM & MARY'S MAIDEN NAME THANK YOU BARBIE
My son-in-law, MJE, was born in Miami, FL. His mother and his birth father, who were not married, split up before M's birth. M is attempting to locate his birth father (C.C.G.) who was working with the big cats in an animal park in Florida during the time he was with M's mother. C.C.G. was born in Portugal on July 29 between 1922 and 1924 and lived in England for a time. After leaving the animal park in Florida, he took a job at a park in Japan. We know he was back living in Portugal in the early
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I AM TRYING TO TRACE MY MOTHERS FAMILY TREE. HILDA LEGG WAS BORN IN SOUTH SHIELDS, DURHAM IN 1916. SHE DIED IN 1975. I KNOW VERY LITTLE ABOUT THE LEGG FAMILY,ONLY THAT HER FATHER WAS A MINER, AND SHE HAD SEVERAL SIBLINGS,INCLUDING A BROTHER JOHN. ANY INFO WOULD BE GRATEFULLY RECEIVED. A.T.B. MICHAEL LEGG.
War, it’s a terrible thing, one that has caught many of us within its grasp and never let go. Soon it will be the 100th Anniversary of the 1st world war and for the majority of us, it will be a time of remembrance for those of us that lost their Ancestors or those that fought in the war and lived to tell the tale.
The same can be said for the 2nd world war, however many of those amazing fighters are still alive today and without them we wouldn’t be where we are now.