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Contact with Nana.s cousins son

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brigid Report 31 May 2016 01:17

We have traced most of Nana .s 18 cousins (. Or half cousins)by birth .see previous success story

Also managed to do research about Latvian origins

Now know her maternal Gardner roots

Fellman paternal roots from jacobstsatd Russian Latvia going back to nearly 1880's.

With a lot of help ....found out about Nana.s maternal birth aunt and her children in Birkenhead but so far no living descendants .

As for the Fellman aunts uncles and their half siblings we can follow their journey from births and deaths in Latvia and Manchester

including some Manchester school records ,weddings,

Birkenhead ( census 1901, trade records .electoral rolls .)

Usa

shipping records . Naturalization records us census 1905 1910 1915
Even some military records



We can name most children and even some living ......one of these from USA wants to know more about his grandmother Tilly Fellman

So happy we will be able to share and also maybe give help to other American s seeking relatives.
Who believe their ancestors were born in England

'. Born in england. '

This seems to have been written on many Fellman census
And naturalization


I don't know if the Russian births were deliberately concealed help integration
Or just confusion with word "from". Meaning last living at
Or place of birth

They mostly lived in Manchester between 1891 and 1900
Then in Birkenhead (Liverpool ) until 1904-06

Except for the eldest daughter who lived and died in Scotland
And my great-grandfather who moved to Wales circa 1906 and died after some adventures in1924