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Wordless Wednesday – Ada Annie Carter

I have three Ada Annie Carters in my tree, and no idea which one this is. Advertisements

Mormon Pioneer Family Updated

I’m still working on the Golesworthys, but I took a break today to add some more information about Samuel Carter and his family, who emigrated to Utah in 1862, having joined the LDS. Their trip was paid for by the Perpetual Emigration Fund.

Tombstone Tuesday – Henry and Amy Rebecca Coates

This is the grave of my grandparents, Henry Coates and Amy Rebecca (Carter), in St John’s Church, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent. Their son who died in infancy, is also buried here, with their daughter, my mother’s sister, Gladys.

Matrilinial Monday – Amy Rebecca Carter

My maternal grandmother, born 15 January 1888 in Newchapel, Staffordshire. I remember her well, although in the days before motorways we only got to visit her once a year. I don’t know the date of this photo – round about the time of her marriage, I should think. She was a dressmaker, and still made … Continue reading

Wedding Wednesday – Christmas Day Nuptials

It always surprises me to see 25 December listed as the date of marriage – I’ve got half a dozen, and don’t have marriage details for a good many of the people in my trees. I’m assuming that it was one of the few days that workers could have time off. In my immediate tree: … Continue reading