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Ancestor Biography – Charles Attewell

Charles Attewell was born around September 1859 in Shirenewton, Monmouthshire as the third child of Jacob Attewell and Rebecca Jones. He had four siblings, namely: William Thomas, Leah, George Isaac, and William Jesse. He died on 18 Apr 1918 in Chepstow, Monmouthshire. When he was 37, He married Mary Jane Hancox Parkes 01 Feb 1897 in Monmouthshire. Charles Attewell was baptized on 16 Oct 1859 in Shirenewton, Monmouthshire. He lived in Shirenewton, Monmouthshire until the 1870’s.  In 1881 he possibly […]

AWOL Ancestors – Ann ALMEY

Ann ALMEY was born around 1773 in Wigston Magna, Leicestershire, England. She died in the fourth quarter of 1862 in Leicester Registration District, Leicestershire. When she was 25, She married Joseph Blakesley on 9th Nov 1798 in Wigston Magna, Leicestershire. Joseph Blakesley and Ann Almey had the following known children: John Blakesley was born around 1803 in Wigston, Leicestershire, England. He died on 4th Mar 1864 in Leicestershire, England. He married Ann Willett on the 10th Aug 1824 in Thornton, […]

AWOL Ancestors – Elizabeth Aldridge

Elizabeth Aldridge was born around 1818 in Wivenhoe, Essex, England. She died during the fourth quarter of 1894 in Lexden Registration District, Essex. When she was 19, she married George Hazell, the son of John Hazell and Hannah Maria Rudd, 28 Jul 1837 in Wivenhoe, Essex. Elizabeth remained in Wivenhoe, Essex her whole life bringing up her children while her husband, George, worked at home and abroad as a Mariner. George Hazell and Elizabeth Aldridge had the following children: George […]