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ORCHARD Family: Yate and Old Sodbury

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Evan

Evan Report 15 May 2013 20:09

Thank you for your interest and clarification Reggie. Much appreciated.

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 May 2013 13:35

It's a 'dead end' on here if you haven't found any connections.......that was the point I was making




jax

jax Report 13 May 2013 13:06

No sorry my ancestors were not Orchards.

It was just something that interested me.....If my dad had his DNA tested with all the other males with his surname, he is the only one decended from his grandfather, the others do not know who their one was.

It was only through doing my tree that I found this out, I doubt whether it was common knowledge as my gt uncle may not have had to ever produce a birth cert

Evan

Evan Report 13 May 2013 12:23

Hi Jax. Thank you for responding. You are correct. The same Y-DNA male markers are transferred from father to son and illigitamate children and girls sadly end the line. Were your grandfathers parents or ancestors Orchards from Yate/ OldSodbury?
Regards Evan

jax

jax Report 13 May 2013 11:41

I dont quite understand this DNA testing business.

My paternal surname is quite unusual, in the 21 years between my dads birth and mine there were only 8 other births with that name all being cousins of my father ect.

My grandfather had three brothers, two did'nt have children the otherone had a few who went on to produce quite a few male offspring.

My question is :- My grandfathers brother was the eldest, and it turns out he was illigitamate, although he may not have known that...so would DNA testing on his decendants be a waste of time? Does this line stop at my dad because he only had girls?

Evan

Evan Report 13 May 2013 07:23

The amazing thing about genealogy is that the brick walls are opened when and where one least expects it and one must never accept that it is ....a dead end.
New information is continuously being scanned and placed on the internet and there is always new living generations who when they get older want to learn more about their ancestors. In the rat race we live while we are young we are all too busy making a living and only once we retire do we start wondering where do we come from. If only we had asked more questions and made notes when we were youngsters growing up. Regards Evan

Reggie

Reggie Report 12 May 2013 21:35

If no-one on here is researching them..............it's a dead end

Evan

Evan Report 12 May 2013 18:34

Thank you. Trees, freeBDM and Census records have been researched and thus now resorting to living Orchard relatives and Y-DNA testing. Regards Evan

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 May 2013 14:09

1851 census

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Your search has returned 4 results.

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Last name: Orchard Place of residence: Yate

Household ORCHARD, William 1788 63 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Jane 1791 60 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, William 1814 37 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Sarah 1819 32 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 May 2013 14:08

1851 census

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Your search has returned 18 results.

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Last name: Orchard Place of residence: Old Sodbury

Household ORCHARD, James 1769 82 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Ann 1786 65 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, John 1786 65 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Ann 1791 60 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, William 1791 60 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Hannah 1814 37 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Isaac 1818 33 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, James 1822 29 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Mary Ann 1823 28 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Elizabeth 1824 27 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Jane 1824 27 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Joseph 1825 26 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Joseph 1829 22 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Charlott 1830 21 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Edwin 1846 5 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Joseph 1847 4 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Fredrick 1849 2 M Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW VIEW
Household ORCHARD, Mary Ann 1849 2 F Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire VIEW

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 May 2013 14:07

Look in 'search all trees'

Or research the lines using freebmd

Evan

Evan Report 8 May 2013 13:00

I am trying to make contact with living males with surname ORCHARD whose ancestors were from Yate and Old Sodbury. I am almost certain my Great-Grandfather James Orchard is the James Orchard baptised 27 March 1803, Old Sodsbury son of James Orchard 1763 Yate/1851 Old Sodbury and Hannah Carter.
I want to sponsor a Y-DNA of a living male Orchard from that family to confirm if my South African Orchards ancestors were not related. All male descendants with the same family surname have the same DNA markers accross many generations. My James Orchard married in Cape Town in 1832 and indicated his previous residence was Bristol. Kind regards. Evan Franklin