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FAVORITE SURNAMES

Biography and Other Interests


NEW ENGLAND
* All Descendants of Edward Melcher, a Baker of Portsmouth NH in 1657: a database
* Descendants of John Binney (b 1780 Hull MA, d 1838 Boston MA
* The grandmother of Sarah Hood who died in Boston in 1771; Sarah Hood 1776 letter
* Descendants of Charles Ranlet a car manufacturer in 1850 in Gilmanton NH
* Ancestry of Richard Smith of Thetford VT, who married Hulda Sacket in 1777 in Kent CT
- Son Jethro Smith was born 21 Dec 1780 in Connecticut [Thetford, Vermont records]
- Jethro Smith married Hanna Freeman 5 Aug 1804 Thetford VT [1810 census: 1 boy, 2 girls <10]
- William Freeman, Hanna's father, lived "next door" to Jethro Smith in 1810 census. William's ancestry?
- In 1815 Jethro his wife and 7 children emigrated to Ontario, settled West Gwillumbury, Simcoe Co by 1824
- Jethro and Hannah's son Norman Phelps Smith (b. 25 Jan 1808 VT) m Margaret Coffey (b.10 Dec 1811).
* Norman Phelps Smith (d. 15 Oct 1854 West Gwillimbury) & Margaret Coffey (d.23 Dec 18 WG) had
- Susanna Smith (b. 6 Sep 1835, d. 13 Oct 1870 Brooklyn) m Thomas Goodfellow 18 May 1854 Bradford, Simcoe Co.
- Susanna & Thomas had a son John Freeman Goodfellow (b. 17 Sep 1870, d. 7 Oct 1870 Brooklyn NY)
- prob Mary Smith (b. Jul 1838, d. 13 Oct 1870 Brooklyn) m Thomas Goodfellow 3 Apr 1872 Chicago.
- both Susanna and Mary (Smith) Goodfellow were b. English Canada [census] with father b. VT, mother b. Ireland.
* Also see Slicer (NY) and Wallis (NH, MA) in Quebec section

MISSOURI
* Ancestry of Edward Winfield Thompson (b Feb 1852 MO [1900 census], d 25 Jul 1909 Chicago)
* Ancestry of Margaret (Slicer) LeFebvre (d 16 Dec 1886 St Louis), mother-in-law of Edward W. Thompson
* Where is a record of presumed divorce of Samuel Henry and Martha (Ranlet) Melcher in late 1870s (in St Louis?)


OHIO
* Ancestry of Magdelela (Jacobs) Connaughton of Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co OH
* All Descendants of Peter Fassig (or Fasig) of Frei-Laubersheim, Hessen, GER in 1650 including Adam Fassig who settled in Columbus Ohio before 1850

NEW BRUNSWICK
* Proof of marriage: Sarah Estey to Abel Pond ca 1811 vicinity of Boistown NB; Sarah d 1821-3
* Ancestry of James and Mary Wright of 1850 Fredricton NB census.

Daughter Amy Jane m Daniel MacMillan

ONTARIO
* Ancestry of Thomas Tivy and Susanna Britton of Whitchurch, York Co Ontario in 1800 aft serving with Queen's Rangers
* Ancestry and Descendants of John Goodfellow of Bradford, Simcoe Co, Ontario
* Identifying Sarnia and Bradford Ontario photos
* Also see Smith in New England section

QUEBEC
* Ancestry of John Slicer in 1800 New York census then rem Trois Rivieres Quebec
- Marguerite Slicer (possibly a descendant) m Joseph LeFebvre
- Margaret LeFebvre died in St Louis Missouri 16 Dec 1886
* Ancestry of David and Betsy (Richardson/Richards) Wallis of Compton, Quebec, prev. Townsend MA

GERMANY
* All Descendants of Peter Fassig/Fasig of Frei-Laubersheim, Hessen GER in 1650; Adam Fassig setled in Columbus, Ohio by 1850
* Peter Ury & Johanna Natar (Notat) of Tholey, Trier GER, Peter settled in Columbus, Ohio by 1850
* Leopold Jakob (Leopold Jacobs) born Kimratshoven, Bavaria in 1823, setled in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, Ohio in 1850s

IRELAND
* Ancestry of Michael and Cordelia (O'Byrne) Connaughton of Elphin Co Roscommon IRE
- and Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co OH
* Ancestry of Thomas Francis Doherty b. 15 May 1850 IRE (Limerick?), immigrated 1868, d 1904 Chicago
- married Jul 1880 Susanna Goodfellow (b 1855 Simcoe Co Ontario - d 1936 Chicago) in Chicago,
- [a widowed Mary W. O'Melia (age 34, b IRE) was living with Susanna Jun 1880].
- Thomas had brother James Doherty who lived in Boston in the late 1800s
- Thomas F. Doherty's birth record is not in Brian Mitchell's database of Derry/Inishowen Dohertys
- Have Doherty photo taken 1881 in Limerick of a man with W&LR patch on hat (Limerick Railway?)
- Thomas and Susanna had children Mary Agnes (1881), helen Catherine (1883), Susanna Mary (1885),
- Edward James (1886), Katherine Grace (1888), Thomas Leon (1891); also see O'Dochartaigh Clann




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