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    1. Re: [VESEY] re Emily VESEY
    2. David Vesey
    3. Sorry - can't help you. Doesn't ring any bells at all. David > On Apr 12, 2014, at 11:13 PM, Sandi Halling <[email protected]> wrote: > > > > I am trying to trace the mother of Emily Vesey who was left at the door of the > New York Foundling Hospital on April 21 1902 by her mother as she was unable > to provide proper care for the child. Neither the name of the mother or > the father were divulged. > Emily had been born on April 8th 1902 in the Metropolitan Hospital. > Apparently they no > longer have records available. > > I believe there is a connection to England as she was brought up by a Mrs. > Mary Douglas > who lived in England and Emily lived there and then went to school in Belgium. > > I have searched shipping lists into England, and out of England, census records > etc but can find no trace of Emily going into England. > > It is a very long shot, but maybe the young lady was American not English and > she may have married in time and had more children. Perhaps her living > descendant > (a male) living in New Zealand and now 85 should have a Mitochondrial DNA test > in the hope that some matches may be found.? > > I am working for our friend to try and find a clue to help him. He has been > searching > since 1993 and several letters have been written to the Foundling Hospital with > years spans between them and each time a little more information has been given > but they say nothing is known about who Mrs. Douglas was, or who Emily's > mother was. > > Any help would be appreciated especially by Vesey families in USA. Someone may > know something. > > Sandi Halling > > > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message >

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