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    Is there any more i can do?

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    My nan has an unknown maternal grandad and she has many DNA matches that are neither from her mums maternal side or from her dads side, so I believe they are on this unknown side (she has first...
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    I have seen the baptism on Ancestry, I just don't...

    I have seen the baptism on Ancestry, I just don't have access to it unfortunately.

    This is from My Heritage, so I haven't moved any thresholds. The shared matches that we have do not have trees,...
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    How far back to look?

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    My nan has quite a nice DNA match of 81cm, which seems to be a max of around 3rd cousin once removed (using DNA painter), or a minimum of half first cousin once removed. This other person was...
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    Sorry to jump back at this. I think given the...

    Sorry to jump back at this. I think given the other Mary with father Owen lists his occupation as builder, that fits far more with the marriage cert of the Mary marrying John Green. I think im going...
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    Hi Carolyn you could be onto something. In his...

    Hi Carolyn

    you could be onto something. In his marriage cert in 1889 he lists his age as 21. His birth year in the census' vary from 1866 to 1871. The 1911 census says 1868, but his death states...
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    John Howard marrying Susan Smith, is the John...

    John Howard marrying Susan Smith, is the John Howard born in 1866. These are my gg grandparents
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    So I got the name Shay (sp) from some of the...

    So I got the name Shay (sp) from some of the birth records I found of the children that I linked to Owen and Mary from the census in 1861 that you showed (that is the census I found). There is then a...
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    So its unlikely that this is my family?Mary Mack...

    So its unlikely that this is my family?Mary Mack and John Howard had their youngest child (my distant grandfather) in 1866. In 1871 the family are together, albeit Mary Eliza is listed as Elizabeth....
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    OK so now im not so sure. My Mary marries in...

    OK so now im not so sure. My Mary marries in 1862, so she cant possibly marry again in 1864?
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    Wow thank you so much, never in a million years...

    Wow thank you so much, never in a million years would I have worked that out!!

    Mary Eliza Mack is my 3x great grandmother and married John Howard. The 1871 census is where she lists her birth as...
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    family help please

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    I am looking for the family of Owen Mack and his wife Mary. I can find a marriage record in 1840 in Westminster, but I cant find them in 1841 or 1851. I can find them in 1861 and Mary in 1881...
  12. Thread: Migration map

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    Migration map

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    I would like to create some sort of map that shows the movements over time of several families (Southern UK only). Is there some way I can do that, that will do it for more than one family?
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    DNA help again please!

    So I have a DNA match and as yet we cant find the link. Im fairly certain I know what it is, but she seems to be a bit resistant.

    We both have a shared match, and to her they match 486cm of DNA....
  14. Thanks OC. I still keep coming back to the fact...

    Thanks OC. I still keep coming back to the fact that her grandparent must be the one. There is the other option that whilst she "knows" her dad is her biological dad, having absolutely no matches to...
  15. Registration of birth procedure in the 1920's

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    I have been desperately searching on the link between myself and a DNA match. using all the information we have for our joined DNA matches we have narrowed it down using the probability tool on...
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    Yes, I did think about those. What put me off was...

    Yes, I did think about those. What put me off was the other children. I might have to try and investigate a second marriage to see if that's a possibility

    No marriage between a William Howard and...
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    Help with this family please

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    Can someone help me find more information on this family.

    Will start with the most recent information and work backwards

    John Robert Howard born 1866 in Rotherhithe. Parents John Howard...
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    Ok thanks. I know it's a long shot but I don't...

    Ok thanks. I know it's a long shot but I don't want to bother them too much. I haven't asked to friend request, just sent a message
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    How far do You go to contact someone?

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    I have found someone who I believe to be a half first cousin, and sent a message on facebook. Not saying much just asking if they were related to X and would they be willing to talk to me....
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    perfect thanks

    perfect thanks
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    How do you deal with name changes?

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    I have a lot of French names in my tree which have changed throughout the years or be Anglicised (i.e Normandie and Normandy, or Brittany and De Bretagne), how do people deal with that? Do you...
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    Wow thanks so much!!! the Mcgreaveys are in...

    Wow thanks so much!!! the Mcgreaveys are in Liverpool in 1871 and Hugh is a coal miner, however i cant see them after 1871 in the UK so not sure if he died/moved etc. Ancestry puts his DOB around 1821
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    Apologies for not getting back sooner. I have...

    Apologies for not getting back sooner. I have distant grandparents Patrick Hanley and his wife Mary Anne Mcgreavy (surname spelled in various ways) both born c1845. In the 1911 England census,...
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    Thank you. Haven't had any luck with ancestry so...

    Thank you. Haven't had any luck with ancestry so will try FMP
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    Welsh and Irish records

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    Where can I go online to look for possible parish records for the above? For Ireland I need both north and south

    Many thanks
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