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DAWSON Benjamin.B. Blacksmith 1787: Benjamin.G. dawson, blacksmith. Born 1787 Heughead, Strathdon, Scotland. Emmigrated to Canada. 1852 Niagara Census, lists Benjamin as a blacksmith, died 25 Nov 1869. Have wife and children info, pic of stone, pic of Heughead blacksmith shop. Listed in Blacksmiths of Scotland and Canada. Contact Jan by.
DEFORD Henry Stephen Blacksmith 1846: Henry Stephen Deford, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born in 1846. Parents: James Deford and Elizabeth Rollison. He learned his trade from George E. Lambert, who operated a carriage shop in Chestertown, Kent Co., MD. In 1893, Henry was operating a wheelwright shop out of the Lambert carriage shop, with Ned Ringgold (also in the Blacksmith Index) operating the blacksmith shop. Henry is listed as a blacksmith/wheelwright in the 1870 and 1873 Kent County Directories and the 1903 Maryland Directory. Henry never married and lived for many years with his unmarried sister Kate. His household at times also inlcuded a widowed aunt and a motherless cousin. In the Kent News of 28 April 1934: "Henry Deford, one of Chestertown's oldest citizens, has been quite ill at his home in Chestertown". Henry died in May 1935. He is my great grand uncle and his parents are my great great grandparents. His sister, Mary Elizabeth Deford, married my great grandfather, William Samuel Elburn. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of America & Canada and the Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Joan by.
GARVEY Cecil Blacksmith 1901: Cecil along with brothers John & William Garvey, born in Durham, Sunderland, Uk . See 1901 census for father Edward born 1852 ( listed in Blacksmith of Durham & Yorkshire), mother Jane Ann Eleanor & list of several siblings. The three Garvey boys: John Andrew, Cecil Joseph Gt. Garvey & William Joseph Garvey, moved to Canada, some working as blacksmiths there. John Andrew joined the Canadian Overseas Force and is killed in the First World. For further information contact GG-Granddaughter Denise by. Also Tina who says the Garvey boys, were my mother's uncles, my great uncles
GARVEY Cecil Joseph St. Blacksmith Cecil Joseph St. Garvey, a blacksmith in Alberta Canada. Contact Tina
GARVEY John Blacksmith 1901: John along with brothers Cecil & William Garvey, born in Durham, Sunderland, Uk . See 1901 census for father Edward born 1852 ( listed in Blacksmith of Durham & Yorkshire), mother Jane Ann Eleanor & list of several siblings. The three Garvey boys: John Andrew, Cecil Joseph Gt. Garvey & William Joseph Garvey, moved to Canada, some working as blacksmiths there. John Andrew joined the Canadian Overseas Force and is killed in the First World. Contact GG-Granddaughter Denise by.
GARVEY William Blacksmith 1901: William along with brothers Cecil & John Garvey, born in Durham, Sunderland, UK . See 1901 census for father Edward born 1852 ( listed in Blacksmith of Durham & Yorkshire), mother Jane Ann Eleanor & list of several siblings. The three Garvey boys: John Andrew, Cecil Joseph Gt. Garvey & William Joseph Garvey, moved to Canada, some working as blacksmiths there. John Andrew joined the Canadian Overseas Force and is killed in the First World. Contact GG-Granddaughter Denise by.
PHIPPEN Francis Blacksmith 1840: Francis Phippen, blacksmith. Born about 1840, Twerton, Somerset, England. The 1841 UK census lists Francis as 1yr old living in Twerton with parents. See Blacksmiths of Somerset for parents, blacksmith Henry and Charlotte Phippen plus his sister Ann. In 1851 Francis is 12yrs, with his family at High Street Twerton. 1871 finds Francis 31yrs, in London, Kensington, St Peter Hammersmth. Wife Flora Maria 29yrs (born Bridgenorth Shropshire). Children: Henry William 5yrs; Francis Godfrey 3yrs. 1881: Francis 41yrs, living at Fulham, 21 Hilmer st, London; Flora 39yrs. Children: Henry 15yrs; Francis.G. 13yrs; Louisa 10yrs; Alfred 8yrs; Frederick.G. 3yrs; Edward.V. 1yr infant. Francis, Flora migrated to Canada 1884. Listed in Blacksmiths of Somerset and Canada. Contact C.M. by .
PHIPPEN Henry Blacksmith 1811: Henry Phippen, blacksmith. Born about 1811, Somerset, England. Died: March quarter 1894, Somerset. The 1841 UK census lists Henry as 30yrs, living in Twerton, Somerset with wife Charlotte 30yrs (born Somerset). Children: Ann 8yrs; Francis 1yr. In 1851 Henry is 46yrs, in High Street Twerton; Charlotte 46yrs; Ann 17yrs; Francis 12yrs (became a blacksmith) and Martha 7yrs. 1871: Henry is 65yrs, now a labourer, living at Farmers Close, Twerton; Charlotte 64yrs and daughter Martha 26yrs, unmarried. Contact C.M. by .
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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