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Look up - Robinson Londonderry / Derry

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Reggie

Reggie Report 26 Oct 2013 09:16

Linked

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1274012

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1333254

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1272509

Christopher

Christopher Report 26 Oct 2013 08:57

Final question - have you got world wide records access - if so is it via ancestry - suspect i will have to invest

Gins

Gins Report 26 Oct 2013 05:23


California, Death Index, 1905-1939


Name:Martha M Risk

Birth Year:abt 1876

Death Date:5 Nov 1938

Age at Death:62

Death Place:Sonoma, California, USA


US States have their own laws on certificates. You could 'Google' to see if you can find info

Christopher

Christopher Report 25 Oct 2013 18:14

covuleted - yes


frsutrating yes

Cheers - had some of these - indeed i was also tracking the youngest daughter martha m (motherwell????) risk - who i think was unmarried. she was on the farm in 1930 - do you know how to get death info from the use easily

re the robinsons - is there a way of finding them as they go through history

Christopher

Christopher Report 25 Oct 2013 18:14

covuleted - yes


frsutrating yes

Cheers - had some of these - indeed i was also tracking the youngest daughter martha m (motherwell????) risk - who i think was unmarried. she was on the farm in 1930 - do you know how to get death info from the use easily

re the robinsons - is there a way of finding them as they go through history

Gins

Gins Report 25 Oct 2013 07:33

There are several children for James Risk but this one is interesting, with the middle name of Motherwell



Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911


Name:Sarah Motherwell Risk

Gender:Female

Birth Date:31 Oct 1867

Birth Place:Killea, Don, Ireland

Baptism Place:Killea, Don, Ireland

Father's Name:James Caldwell Risk

Mother's Name:Sarah Donaghy

FHL Film Number:101156

Gins

Gins Report 25 Oct 2013 07:24

Not sure where we are going with this, it's a little convoluted :-S



Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958

Name:James Caldwell Risk

Date of Registration:1852

Registration District:Londonderry

Volume:7

Page Number:355

FHL Film Number:101244

Records on Page:


Spouse Name

Sarah Anne Stevenson
William Browne
Anna Porter
Sarah Donaghy <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
David Mullan


US census records show the above man with a wife named Sarah. He is listed as born Ireland in 1824

Added:



Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911

Name:Jane Henderson Risk

Gender:Female

Birth Date:12 Jul 1864

Birth Place:Killea, Donegal, Ireland

Father's Name:James C. Risk

Mother's Name:Sarah Donaghy

FHL Film Number:101091

This child of the couple is on the US census

Christopher

Christopher Report 24 Oct 2013 22:00

Just found a tree with rebecca 1869 on ancestry - so the moral is never give up

Christopher

Christopher Report 24 Oct 2013 21:46

Hi Reggie

Long story - and subject of many posts

My GG Grandmother Susan Motherwell (b1841) married Samuel Watson (born in 1831) in 1857 - Parish Church in the Parish of All Saints, Kildrum, County Donegal (Church of Ireland). Got those details and went to the Church this year and surrounding area.

She would have been 16 and he, 26. They moved to Greenock around 1860
Samuel was a farm labourer and his father was also called Samuel a spade finisher, his mother was Catherine (McLaughlin) Her parents were called James and Susan (but working theory is that she was elizabth dowd. Susan died in 1919

Family myth is that they (Susan and her sister) were taken orphaned and taken in by two uncles (presumably called Motherwell – but who knows).

Family story about a will in the 1920s and a lawyer called Balfour from Londonderry putting a notice in the ‘Sketch’ seeking relatives.

Think i found her father - James - he died in Philadelphia in 1850 ish - don't know what was going on there. I then found what may have happened to the his estate - ended up up with James Caldwell Risk in Sonoma County near san Francisco with him dying in 1889. No trace of living relatives of the Mothewells.

My latest working theory is that the sister was sarah motherwell (who may not have gone to America) who married william Robinson - and as such now trying to track down that family to see if any family history has been passed down.

The quest goes on.....

the ironic thing is that my only English line probably is confirmed back to 1540 with some people saying that there are links way back - yet this is complicated beyond belief.

Reggie

Reggie Report 24 Oct 2013 08:37

Did you use familysearch at all?

Name: William Robison

Spouse's Name: Sarah Motherwell

Event Date: 31 Mar 1853
Event Place: Taughboyne, Don, Ire
Father's Name: James Robison

Spouse's Father's Name: James Motherwell

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M70209-1
System Origin: Ireland-VR
GS Film number: 101351
Reference ID: 2:3F2CVH9

Reggie

Reggie Report 24 Oct 2013 08:35

To find links on GR.....look in 'search all trees'

What is your connection?

You must have some current info in order to have worked back to these people.......................

Christopher

Christopher Report 24 Oct 2013 07:21

and to add it's not like scotland where mothers name is in the marriage certificate

Christopher

Christopher Report 24 Oct 2013 07:20

I hadn't thanks!!

Any idea on the others? My concern is that it such a common name.

Gins

Gins Report 24 Oct 2013 07:07

Have you got Sarah' death certificate?



Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958


Name:Sarah Robinson

Estimated Birth Year:abt 1843

Date of Registration:Jul-Aug-Sep 1906

Death Age:63

Registration District:Londonderry

Death Country:Ireland

Volume:2

Page:123

FHL Film Number:0101603

Christopher

Christopher Report 24 Oct 2013 01:09

Hi All

Back on the horse - can anyone give some advice here. i have a family listed above in the thread. i want to see if there is any footprint anywhere as contacting someone who has got links or undertaken research may hold the key to understanding the background of the grandmother (wife of 75 year old william robinson - but deceased in 1911). She is Sarah Motherwell.

as i say - a bit stumped on how i can progress

Maura

Maura Report 6 Apr 2013 17:01

Couldn't find a marriage but their childrens baptisms are on rootsireland.ie

Christopher

Christopher Report 4 Apr 2013 23:22

Apols - 1911 Irish census

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 4 Apr 2013 20:53

what is the date of those in your opening post?

Christopher

Christopher Report 4 Apr 2013 20:25

Ta - did you use lds - have you a wedding date

Maura

Maura Report 4 Apr 2013 16:00

Children of William Robinson & Sarah Motherwell born Donegal
James1859
William 1864
Thomas 1867
Rebecca 1869
Samuel 1873
William 1876