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Re: Janet Donaldson b. 1886 Scotland, m. James Passmore
Posted by: Carol Powell (ID *****9811) Date: May 14, 2014 at 03:09:15
In Reply to: Janet Donaldson b. 1886 Scotland, m. James Passmore by Samantha Beasley of 54573

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James Passmore Birth Date: 1847 Birthplace: Eng. Age: 46
Spouse's Name: Janet Donaldson Spouse's Birth Date: 1865
Spouse's Birthplace: Scot. Spouse's Age: 28 Date: 08 Sep 1893 Place: Camden, Camden, New Jersey
Looks like they ran a boarding house in Pennsylvania, look for a city directory.
1900 Philipsburg borough Ward 2, Centre, Pennsylvania census
Household       Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       Sam Passmore       M       53        England b: Apr 1847, Immigration Year: 1868
Wife       Jeanete Passmore       F       34        Scotland b: Jun 1866, Immigration Year: 1881
Daughter Mary A Passmore       F       17        Pennsylvania
Son       James D Passmore       M       9        New Jersey
Daughter Jeanete Passmore       F       5        Pennsylvania
Mother-in-law       Mary Donnelson       F       70        Scotland, Immigration Year: 1883
1910 Philipsburg Ward 2, Centre, Pennsylvania census
Household        Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       James Passmore Sr.       M       64        England
Wife       Janet Passmore        F       43        Scotland
Son       James Passmore Jr.       M       19        New Jersey
Daughter Jannett Passmore       F       14        Pennsylvania
1930 St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida census
Janet Passmore <Widowed> Immigration Year: 1881
Often the best place to find where someone was from is to start with where they died. I suggest getting death certificates and obituaries. Both should have parents' names and obit may have exact birthplace and surviving siblings which can be a BIG help. If you know where they married then get their marriage record. If you know what cemetery these people are buried in their headstones should give birth and death dates. If you know what church they were members of or where they are buried check with each to see what may be in their records on them. You might try;; Family Finder at Newspapers are archived on microfilm in public libraries and local historical societies. If you can visit a Family History Ctr, you can order microfilm from LDS in Salt Lake City
Janet Passmore Beasley Born in Philipsburg on Dec. 26, 1895, she was the daughter of James W. and Janet (Donaldson) Passmore. Sister, Mrs. S.H. (Mary) Wigton, and a brother, James Passmore

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