Re: Moss and Blackford family on St. Helena
- Am trying to confirm whether all of the following are from the same
Frederick Joseph Moss - Born Longwood in 1827 and emigrated to NZ
(Mother was Sarah, née Britton)
Emma Jane Moss b. 19 May 1829
Charles Phillip Moss, b. 22 Nov. 1830 (brother of Emma Jane)
Joseph Moss b. 11 Nov 1834 (could be brother of Emma Jane)
George W Moss born 1838 and emigrated to NZ
Could anyone help please?
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> 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 they
> 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 know
> 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