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How to find relatives in other countries

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JohnDoe

JohnDoe Report 10 Jun 2013 17:41

How do I do a search for possible relative matches in other countries

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 10 Jun 2013 17:52

is this connected to your other enquiry?

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/living_relatives/thread/1326097

if so you need some searchable names for anyone to try and help

JohnDoe

JohnDoe Report 10 Jun 2013 18:07

Yes it is. I don't know any specific names as I am unsure who travelled to other countries.. But I am currently focusing on SHEARS, KNOWLES, HILLS/HIL AND KEMBLE surnames

JohnDoe

JohnDoe Report 10 Jun 2013 18:07

Yes it is. I don't know any specific names as I am unsure who travelled to other countries.. But I am currently focusing on SHEARS, KNOWLES, HILLS/HIL AND KEMBLE surnames

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 10 Jun 2013 18:15

It's really impossible to search for a surname without a first name and have any certainty they are connected to you. Just for an example you can see here the various queries on the name, and locations.

http://genforum.genealogy.com/kemble/

and don't forget the people may have altered the spelling over the centuries.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 10 Jun 2013 18:23

Google is a great way of finding what research has been done by others, you may get lucky and find someone has already found who the first Kemble in the US was?

http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/sur/surc-K/surc-Kem/sur-Kemble/

Reggie

Reggie Report 10 Jun 2013 23:06

You'd be better to concentrate on researching in the UK before attempting to research further afield.

Get as much factual info as you possibly can on your various lines................then work out exactly which of the family members are 'missing' from records, and start then to look for them in other countries

As your Kemble query relates to a story you've been told about possible links to migrants in the 18th century, you've quite a way to go before you get back that far.............

Reggie

Reggie Report 10 Jun 2013 23:09

Another thread in the same vein

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/living_relatives/thread/1326096

JohnDoe

JohnDoe Report 14 Jun 2013 07:44

Thank you all for the assistance

Unknown

Unknown Report 15 Jul 2013 14:37

I WOULD LOVE TO FIND THE DAWSON FAMILY IN AUSTRALIA MY AUNT MAVIS WENT OUT THERE WITH HER TWO GIRLS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG.

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Jul 2013 14:46

Unknown

It would be better to start your own thread...............and give some idea of dates

............latching on to someone else's thread is bound to lead to confusion.

However, if you think they are alive...........try the Australian phone book...free on line

Aussietrish

Aussietrish Report 15 Jul 2013 17:16

is Dawson a maiden name . If so then there is this
HORSLEY John David born 1926; Mavis (nee Dawson) born1930; Diane Susan born 1950; Christine Anne born 1951; departing UK under the Assisted Passage Migration Scheme