Relationship Category: 2x Great-Grandparents

Patrick Joseph Eagan and Mary Ellen Duffield

Joseph Eagan married Mary Ellen Duffield on February 4, 1902. They had six children, moving from Providence, Rhode Island, and settling in Hamilton, Ontario.

Finding the Irish Duffields

I thought I’d be stuck in Rhode Island and never able to trace my Duffield family back to Ireland. With just one record, I was able to break through that brick wall.

John Griffin and Sarah Jane Goodland

John Griffin married Sarah Jane Goodland on March 24, 1884, in the parish church of St. Paul in Kewstoke, Somerset, England. They had five sons and one daughter.

William Richard Webb and the 1901 Census

When I originally researched my second great-grandparents William Richard and Elizabeth Webb, I noted an issue on the 1901 England Census. The family wasn’t together.

Archibald James Jacob McPhail and Cecelia Garrow

Archibald James Jacob McPhail married Cecelia Garrow on October 10, 1892, at Cathédrale du Précieux-Sang in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada (the church no longer stands).

Samuel Moore and Elizabeth Longworth

Samuel Moore married Elizabeth Longworth on December 29, 1888, at St.  James Church in Chorley. The emigrated with their two daughters to Canada.

William Shepherd and Mary Jones

William Shepherd married Mary Jones on November 22, 1868, at St. John The Evangelist, Miles Platting, in Manchester, Lancashire, England.

Daniel Whelan and Bridget Phillips

Daniel Whelan married Bridget Phillips on August 10, 1888, in at St. Carthagh’s Roman Catholic Church in Tweed, Hungerford, Ontario.

Samuel Gardiner and Teresa Monica Stevens

My great-great-grandparents, Samuel Gardiner and Teresa Stevens, likely met on the Circassian when emigrated with family members to Canada. They were married six years later.