Does anyone have any information about Martha Chippendale, known as
Patty. In 1831 she is named in a will as the mother of Evan, my GG
Grandfather and his brother Owen. They were the illegitimate sons of
William Thomas who died on the island in a drowning accident and the
children were recognised in his will. They took his surname after
William's death. Evan and Owen Thomas grew up and married on the
I tried to post this request last week but it seems to have got lost.
Please forgive any repetition if both posts appear.
Thanks in advance for any help.