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516Re: Moss and Blackford family on St. Helena

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  • colinfoxhome
    Dec 12, 2006
      You might like to look at this site that mentions the Moss family



      --- In st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com, "Faltus" <faltus@...> wrote:
      > Just a thought, Saul Solomon brought a George MOSS and his brother
      to St Helena. I believe it was George who, from time to time was the
      sheriff. Eventually, he became a partner to Saul. I have a copy of the
      history of Saul Solomon in my files and will look it up for you should
      not be able to locate a copy in the records there.
      > George or his brother could be the father of Emma Jane as the time
      and date seems to fit.
      > Let me know if you need my information on the matter.
      > Everett
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: bjlow115
      > To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 12:28 PM
      > Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Moss and Blackford family on St. Helena
      > My 3rd great grandparents were married on St. Helena on 23 May 1844.
      > They are John Henry Powell George Blackford ( b. abt 1819, maybe born
      > in England) and Emma Jane Moss ( b. 19 May 1829, St Helena.)I know
      > had 6 children, all born on St. Helena. I do have names and birth and
      > baptism dates for the children. I am interested in Emma's family at
      > this time. It is possible that Emma had two brother's,Charles Phillip
      > Moss, b. 22 Nov. 1830 and baptised on the same day as Emma. The other
      > brother could be Joseph Moss b. 11 Nov 1834. Does anyone out there
      > where to get more family records for Emma? I would love to track down
      > her parents.I am also very interested to find out why John Blackford
      > was in St. Helena. They arrived in Boston, MA. on 4 Aug. 1854 on the
      > ship Euphrasia. Then this family vanishes until the 1860 Illinois
      > census that shows Emma listed as a widow with the children.Can anyone
      > help?
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