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Re: Lenora Killip
Posted by: Ian Killip Date: February 25, 2002 at 05:04:59
In Reply to: Lenora Killip by A. (Murdock) Raymond of 221

Hi,

I don't know if it helps, but there was a Boyer Killip who married Isabella Walkington in Warren County Illinois 10th March 1874. I have not been able to trace Boyer Killip in the Isle of Man - perhaps he was born in US or perhaps he changed his name from his birth-name. Isabella was born in Castletown, IOM in 1850 (Christening 22nd June 1850, her mother's name was Leonora Archibald). The records are on the IGI - I managed to trace the Walkinton paternal line back to Nicholas Walkington who married Margaret Corlett 14th September 1762 in Malew, IOM.

The Killip-Walkington link in Illinois looks promising for a Canada branch - only one little river to cross!!! - particularly with an earlier Leonora in the family (not a particularly common name at the time).

There are other postings in this Bulletin Board concerning Boyer Killip - other researchers may be able to help further.

Ian


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