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Elizabeth Sarah Skeggs and Family

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Ron's paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Sarah SKEGGS.
The card on left is around 1906
Her mother was born Elizabeth Sarah PAIGE.
She was born in 1862 in Canada when her father Henry was in the Army. 

1923 Thomas Sylvester Lankshear marriage to Elizabeth Sarah Skeggs
1901 Tho
mas Sylvester Lankshear with Elizabeth Sarah Skeggs & Family

For her mother see Elizabeth Sarah Paige marriage to Henry Skeggs

SKEGGS Surname Message Boards at Rootsweb and Genforum

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Elizabeth Skeggs Birth 1862 - wife of Thomas Sylvester Lankshear
Henry Skeggs and Family
with comparison across census and birth of children etc

Henry son of Thomas and Charlotte
see also Parker Family

Thomas son of WILLIAM SKEGG and ELIZABETH (Bunker) 

William Skegg son of THOMAS SKEGG and ELIZABETH PARROT married 1762

1731 birth Thomas Skegg to William Skegg and Ellen WRAY married 1715

1690 looking for William Skegg around Tewin






The map shows location of Tewin and Datchworth and west Ayot St Peter and north is Aston and Walkern

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Following are included in Henry Skeggs Family with comparison across census etc

1861 Henry Skeggs in Wales then they go to Canada

Certain daughters were in Channel islands Jersey census for Drake, Paige,  Skeggs, Ball etc

1871 in Gibraltar 

1881 Elizabeth Sarah Skeggs by herself as Elizabeth S. SKIGGS Serv 18 Canada, North America General Servant

And her folks 1881 Henry Skeggs and family
Henry SKEGGS 46 ..., Devon, England Labourer and Elizabeth SKEGGS Wife 44 ..., Devon, England Edward SKEGGS 12 Gibraltar 
also born in Canada where William in 1860 - cannot find him in 1881 but 1891 he is in Gosport - also Cecilia who I think died as a child
In 1891 and 1901 census Henry shows as born in Tewin Herts
We think Tewin misread in 1881 as Devon by enumerator as so close to wife's place of birth.
and from IGI we have found in Tewin

1891 and 1901 Annie SKEGGS - daughter of Henry & Elziabeth



1901 John Skeggs with Emily and Leonard 

1901 Edward Skeggs and family

1901 Henry Skeggs with new wife Ellen + William now from Jersey

1901 Mary Skeggs

1901 Charlotte Skeggs possibles but she could be deceased

Only result at TNA for military record was

HENRY SKEGGS Born ENFIELD, London and Middlesex Served in 14th Foot Regiment; Royal Newfoundland Veterans Discharged aged 41 Covering dates 1812-1836