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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, […]

What is wrong with this family? Why you shouldn’t believe everything you read.

I’ve been researching my Family History for almost 5 years (wow, I’ve never had a hobby that’s been this consistent) and in that time I’ve seen some funny/strange/frustrating “facts” that are simply not true, not possible or simply just downright wrong.  The following has to be my crown (family) jewel.. William Bruce (son of James Bruce and Elizabeth Henderson) was born 23 Dec 1796 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, and died 28 Jul 1871 in Newburn St, West Hartlepool, Durham, England. […]