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Re: Thomas Roughley born 1821
Posted by: Patricia Davies (ID *****6651) Date: May 31, 2007 at 20:06:31
In Reply to: Re: Thomas Roughley born 1821 by David Roughley of 108

Many thanks, David, for your interesting post. In notes she gave me for the family tree my mother had written the following next to your great grandfather William's name: "William left Eliza and went to America where he "re-married" and had several more children. There was no divorce and Eliza lived into her 90s. She was still living during WWII"
I found a record of a William Roughley, aged 30, married, travelling alone on the "Campania" from Liverpool to New York, arriving August 4 1900. William;s last place of residence is shown as Pendleton. Could this perhaps be your missing great grandfather? The passenger records are free to search at: http://www.genesearch.com/newyork/. You need to register first. I have only a note that William and Eliza had a daughter, Florence, who married a Corlfield (sp?) and a son, William. Please could you tell me the names of the other two children?
Thanks again
Patricia
PS Are you living in England?


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