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    2. Sharon Luchsinger
    3. April, Where did Henry and Rose Ellen live in New York? Was it in the New York City area or upstate New York? If it was in the NYC area, death records can be difficult to track down since they were handled by the burroughs/counties not the state. Also, most US records will only indicate country of birth on a death record and not exact place (especially if the informant on the death certificate did not know). What was the last US census they were in for sure? Was it the 1940? Ages in US censuses are a lot of times an approximation since people lied, the people giving the information (next door neighbors, etc) didn't know exactly and other excuses. Sharon (Jacobs) Luchsinger Wyoming , USA On Sun, Sep 3, 2017 at 2:20 AM April Clark <> wrote: > Just throwing out a general question. > > Is there anyone who has researched their family line of two PLUMLEY s > Henry and Rose Ellen (same name as Henrys sister) who married 30th July > 1888 and then Henry changed his name from PLUMLEY to MORRIS after his > natural MORRIS father finally married his mother who was a PLUMLEY > too. I have a copy of Henry and Rose Ellen marriage certificate, > which caused a lot of confusion at the start as you can guess especially > as his natural sister had the same name as his bride. > > Henry and his bride emigrated to New York at the end of the 1891. As > much as I have researched over the years, it has been very difficult to > locate their exact deaths in New York. The house they bought over there > was finally razed in a scheme to make way for a wider road. It is after > then that I have lost where they both lived and died. They made several > trips back to the Isle-of-Wight and on their voyages their ages often > changed on the ships passenger lists. In New York death lists it > did not always indicate the date of births , or where they were born, of > either a Henry ot Rose Ellen Morris deaths. On the last known US census > when they lived at the house that was razed, their ages are given as > both being 70 years when, for certain, there was a 2-3 years age gap. > > Thoroughly confused?? Me too. It was through the dedicated kindness > of Vanessa Marshall a few years back that unravelled their births and > the reason why the same surname appears on the marriage certificate > > To wrap things up it would be good to know if any descents have been > successful in finding those elusive deaths. Has anyone else researched > them?? > > Kind regard. > > April Clark (nee MORRIS) on the south coast of Hampshire > > > > ************************************** > You can contact the Isle of Wight List Administrator by emailing: > > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > with the word 'unsubscribe' without > the quotes in the subject and the body of the message

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