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Interpreting Connections in my Family Tree

I’ve been researching my tree for years now and as I have found new information it has grown. I am mostly using the LDS Family Search website (FS for short), plus Ancestry. I have only recently started using FS and am a little confused by the different way that each site displays the relationship I have with each ancestor. For example, Ancestry calls one person in my tree the sister in law of my 2nd ...
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Finding a birth record for Friend Daniel b.1786

Hi there. I've been struggling to find a birth record for Friend Daniel (my 4x great grandfather), who was born in or around 1786 in Rotherhithe according to the 1841 and 1851 censuses. I also have his death certificate. The censuses say he was born in Rotherhithe, Surrey, but I cannot find a record for this and so cannot work out who his parents are. I also don't know of any brothers or sisters of ...
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Irish help please - David Cronin

The first record I have seen of my 2x great grandfather David Cronin is in a Baptism record (Irish, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915) of his daughter Mary dated 17 May 1862. This was at Passage West, Cork, Ireland. His wife is noted as Ellen Clahane.

He then has a further three children born and baptized in Jersey, Channel Islands: - David in 1863, Ellen in 1865 and Patrick in Apr 1867.

His next child, John, ...
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Anyone researching these - Stocker , Eggleton

Is anyone researching these ancestors ?

Florence Maud Stocker ( ne Wrenn ) died 1973 in Hampstead , London , aged 67
Husband was Ernest Stocker
Son was Roy Ernest Stocker ( who lived in Enfield/Edmonton North London when his mother died ) who was married to Gillian

Violet Caroline Eggleton ( ne Wrenn) died 1985 in Aylesbury , Bucks , aged 82
Husband was Frederick Arthur Eggleton
Their children were
Ronald Eggleton ( who ...
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Finding a grave

Good Morning,

Can anyone give advice on how to find burial details for an Asylum patient?

Harold John Kiddle (b1894) was sent to the Devizes County Asylum in Sept 1914 from the Warminster Union Workhouse. He died there in Apr 1915. His medical records and post-mortem report are held at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre. However there is no record whatsoever of his burial place, despite the fact there was a burial site at ...
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Harold and Peter Garrett

Hi, I'm new to this forum, but have been trying to research my family history for 3 years and am totally stuck so am hoping you can help me.

Please bear with me as this may be a bit long winded.

My parents were both adopted (I am biologically theirs, but they were adopted, if that makes sense). They always wondered about their biological families but felt they would be betraying the parents that raised ...
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German Death certificate, can anyone translate please?

Death cert for Florence Farquharson.jpg
I was very surprised to find the death of this little girl in the Hamburg death records on ancestry. I don't know why the family was in Germany in 1914. Could someone help with a translation please?
Thank you,
Margaret in snowy Ottawa.
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James Henderson

trying to find James Henderson born in Aberdeenshire about 1821-24 he married Catherine Roocroft 1850 in Lancaster, and on marriage said his father was George Henderson. James was a watch maker and died 1865 Preston in a paupers grave and had 6 children.
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Which cottage is Tarn Wadling Cottage?

I'm trying to find the exact cottage named Tarn Wadling Cottage (Tarn Wodling Cottage on the 1871 census when the Millican family lived in it) near the village of High Hesket in Cumbria. I know about the site but still can't find it. The below link is about Tarn Wadling... in the photo you can just see the ruin of the old boat house but I know that there is a cottage on the ...
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Marriage John Slaymaker c1765 in Berkshire

I'm trying to find the marriage c1765 of John Slaymaker (Slamaker) to a Mary propably in Berkshire.
John was baptised 9 Sep 1731 in Binfield, Berks
Their 1st child Esther was baptised 6 Sep 1767 Little Wittenham, Berkshire as were a further 7 children.
I don't know any other details such as deaths or occupations.
Any pointers in the right direction??
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