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SHEARS and KNOWLES FAMILY IN THE USA

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JohnDoe

JohnDoe Report 14 Jun 2013 07:47

Thanks for the help again!
@rootgatherer - I am currently not family with those names but there must be some kind of relation. I will do some searches.

Reggie

Reggie Report 11 Jun 2013 17:08

If you've got back to the 1500's you must know which names are unaccounted for.................

Look for them on emigration records............

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 11 Jun 2013 16:36

Any of these your people?

US Passport Applications
Name: Chrisphen J Shears
Birth Date: 7 Apr 1886
Birth Place: Excter Devonshire, England
Age: 34
Passport Issue Date: 4 Jun 1920
Passport Includes a Photo: Yes
Residence: Brooklyn, New York


ame: Edith Geraldine Dewey
Birth Date: 14 Jun 1885
Birth Place: Devonshire, England
Age: 33
Passport Issue Date: 12 Feb 1919
Passport Includes a Photo: Yes
Residence: Holyoke, Massachusetts
Father Name: Arthur E Knowles
Father's Birth Location: England
Father's Residence: Died Dec 21 1918 In England





New York Census of Inmates in Almshouses and Poor Houses
Name: John Shears
Gender: Male
Age: 47
Birth Year: abt 1841
Birth Place: Plymouth, Devonshire
Admission Date: 25 Sep 1888
Father's Birth Place: Plymouth, Devonshire England
Mother's Birth Place: Plymouth, Devonshire England

Canadian Soldiers of WW!
Name: Harry Shears
Birth Date: 3 Jul 1895
Birth Location: Torquay, Dovonshire, England
Relative: Mary Jane Shears
Relationship: Mother
Regiment Number: 18261


US WW1 Draft Registration

Name: Frederick Gilbert Knowles
City: Holyoke
County: Hampden
State: Massachusetts
Birthplace: Devon,England
Birth Date: 7 Apr 1887
Race: Caucasian (White)
Draft Board: 2
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Name: Walter Charles Knowles
City: Holyoke
County: Hampden
State: Massachusetts
Birthplace: Devon,England
Birth Date: 3 Dec 1889
Race: Caucasian (White)
Draft Board: 2
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rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 11 Jun 2013 16:23

If you know all your history back to the 1500s you should be able to tell us the names, approximate year and place of birth of those that are unaccounted for. We would then be able to help you find if they emigrated to the USA

JohnDoe

JohnDoe Report 10 Jun 2013 16:48

I know my history all the way back 1500s but I don't know exaclty WHO moved to America. So thats why I am wondering and to see if anyone popped up, thanks for the help

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Jun 2013 23:54

Look in 'search all trees'.........for ALL queries of this nature

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 9 Jun 2013 21:46

If you want help, then you need to give more details.........Names? ......Dates?

JohnDoe

JohnDoe Report 9 Jun 2013 20:44

I know I had family who moved to America so I am wondering if anyone is family of there family being from Devon who are living in the United States