Re: Moss and Blackford family on St. Helena
- You might like to look at this site that mentions the Moss family
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "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.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: bjlow115
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> 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