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15023Re: Katherine Eva Twombley Parsons.

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  • Selena
    Nov 24, 2011
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      In my grandfathers obit her name is listed as Katherine Eva, the weird thing is that the marriage certificate has it listed as Kate L. On the familysearch.org has a copy of the marriage certificate and Thomas is listed as her father, they lived in Cape Neddick, ME. There isn't a mother listed. The first source you found was interesting as my grandfather had an Aunt Hattie, but the family was never talked about. The problem I am finding is that this area has a strong French background, so the last name of Twombley and all it's different variations is very common.

      bob gillis <robertgillis@...> wrote:

      > What sources indicate that she was born c 1875 in MA to a Thomas and
      > that her middle name was Eva? By searching for William S Parsons I find
      > their marriage but her birthplace and parents are blank. Her name was
      > Kate *L* Twombley and her age was 21 but as the marriage date was 14
      > Mar she was more likely born in 1874.
      > I searched for Kate L Twombley I find:
      > Amos Kk. TWOMBLEY Self M Male W 58 NH Stone Mason
      > NH NH
      > Catharine TWOMBLEY Wife M Female W 55 MA Keeps
      > House MA MA
      > Hattie M. TWOMBLEY Dau S Female W 32 MA
      > Seamstress NH MA
      > Kate M. TWOMBLEY Dau S Female W 18 NH At Home
      > NH MA
      > Alice K. TWOMBLEY Dau S Female W 14 NH At
      > School NH MA
      > Census Place Ward 3, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire
      > I do not find Kate's birth in FS but I do find Alice's. A broader search
      > my find her birth. As her mother was born in MA, Kate may have been born
      > there also.
      > I think that his Kate is likely the one you are looking for rather than
      > the below; same surname spelling and closely similar given name.
      > In the 1880 Census I do not find a Katherine or Catherine
      > Twombley/Twombly born 1875 ± 5 years but I do find an Eva Twombly:
      > Household:
      > John L. TWOMBLY Self M M W 43 (1837) VT Carpenter
      > VT VT
      > Eliza A. TWOMBLY Wife M F W 44 (1836) VT Keeping
      > House VT VT
      > Eva A. TWOMBLY Dau S F W 4 VT VT VT
      > Effey TWOMBLY Dau S Fe W 3 VT VT VT
      > Census Place Barton, Orleans, Vermont
      > bob gillis
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