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Trying to find Heron

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Prudence

Prudence Report 1 Mar 2007 20:18

Trying to find descendents of my great grandfather's brother - James Heron who emigrated to the USA in somewhere around 1869-1874 or thereabouts and was married to a Mary or Mary Ann. We have a photo taken in a professional studio which was:-

A & G Taylor 814 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

Underneath, written by my Grandfather - 'James Heron emigrated USA 1874 - Engineer Pioneer Broorland Bridge (Brooklyn probably meant) - large family..

I have looked in the 1880 census and have found the following:-

We have found James' brother, Edward's relatives - he emigrated to Australia - so it would be great to find the US ones. Any info would be really appreciated.

Thanks