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stephen Report 5 Nov 2020 22:14

i have now deleted my original post but as i say marks half brother was born to lavender barber in the bahamas he has vague details he was adopted by an american couple from florida marks mother died some years later and is buried in portugal-stephen marden


ErikaH Report 5 Nov 2020 22:58

Why did you delete the info people took the trouble to find for you?


ArgyllGran Report 6 Nov 2020 09:24

The records you deleted related to Lavender (Elsie E Lavender J Barber) rather than to the half brother - but might have given someone a clue, you never know.

In case it helps anyone, from those records it looked as if the brother woud have been born in the first half of the 1950's. (1952-1955, perhaps)
However, there is no record of his birth online - at least on Ancestry.


ErikaH Report 6 Nov 2020 11:56

Advise Mark to put his tree on GR...............that's the only hope of any connection coming to light.


ErikaH Report 6 Nov 2020 12:08

Just for INFO

Births Dec 1921 (>99%)
Barber Elsie E L J Blake Thanet 2a 1763

NOT in any GR tree

Name: Harold Fredk Barber
Gender: Male
Rank: Pte
Record Type: Card
Death Date: 20 Mar 1921
Service Number: 200171
Title: WWI Pension Record Cards and Ledgers
Next of Kin:
Name Relation to Soldier
Harold Fredk Barber
Ethel Barber Widow

Marriages Dec 1920 (>99%)
Barber Harold F Blake Faversham 2a 2558
Blake Ethel Barber Faversham 2a 2558


ErikaH Report 6 Nov 2020 12:19

Again for info - as per AG's post

Name: Elsie Barber - intended future residence = England
Gender: Female
Age: 31
Birth Date: abt 1921
Departure Date: 10 Dec 1952
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Destination Port: New York, USA
Ship Name: Caronia
Also travelling - ETHEL aged 66 - intended future residence - Bahamas

Last UK address 40 Queen Street, Haverhill


ErikaH Report 6 Nov 2020 12:21

No Bahamas birth record on FMP or familysearch


James Report 21 Apr 2021 03:32

Stephen Marden
I am a son of Lavender Barber “Elise”, born in Miami, FL August of 1956. Six months later she married Donald Gill. She was not married to my father, Harold Chipman, of Nassau, the Bahamas. I was adopted at six days old, into a very old and prominent Southern family. I would love to know more of my birth mother’s family. Thank you, James Bolan Glover, V “Jim”.


nameslessone Report 21 Apr 2021 08:01

You need to delete your email address as it is not allowed.

If you click on Stephen’s name you will be able to send him a private message as he may not be ‘looking’ in.



James Report 21 Apr 2021 11:19

Thank you


ErikaH Report 21 Apr 2021 13:38

The OP didn’t bother to return to add feedback, having deleted all the info people spent a lot of time finding


stephen Report 17 Jul 2022 20:07

sometimes in can be a bit confusing as to what we can and cant do its not really my intention to be rude to anyone that takes the trouble to find out things,if anyone has any information about mark gills cousins who were daughters of jasmine davies nee barber who moved to the us,believe they moved to california one of the cousins was called caroline if anyone can help with the search can you please let me know many thanks-Stephen Marden


nameslessone Report 17 Jul 2022 20:46

It has taken you a long time to come back.

The Terms @Conditions will tell you what you can’t post. You are entitled to delete any of your threads but all the hard work that researchers have put in disappear.

It is unusual for someone to spot a post where they have a personal connection so I do hope that you replied to James.

Because you have removed your other thread no one has any idea of the age of the people you are looking for. I suggest you look yourself on social media and in the White Pages.