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 Yorkshire/Lincolnshire Records
Northamptonshire /Huntingdonshire Records | Selected Parish Register Abstracts | Butterworth Family
  German Families  |  Yankton Hospital Fire  |  Other Family History Links  | Sylvester / Nicholson Updates
Surnames index Names indexed on these pages are not my and my husband's complete ancestry, as that would take too much room and would include many New England families that I have not taken time to research. These 4400+ names represent only a fraction of the names I currently have on our pedigrees and associated families. These names fall into two categories. First, those I have done original research on and feel confident sharing what I have found with others. Second, the ones I still have only limited information on that I would love to find more about. You may be unable to tell from the list which are which. Please write to me if you have any questions. E-mail address: mbryson@byu.net.


(6 generations for Layne and Maureen)

 
Yorkshire (Sheffield, Hatfield, & Thorne areas) & Lincolnshire (near Crowle & Epworth)   

These pages are about the research done on the ancestors of James Sylvester and Rebecca Nicholson, early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sheffield, England. Other surnames include Amorie, Berry, Cawkwell or Calkwell or Cauquell, Cockin, Goodi(n)son, Grayson or Greyson, Green, Hallsworth or Holdsworth, Kent, Raisin or Raising, and Rydall.
Charles Sylvester, born 1774 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He was a prominent chemist and engineer in England up to his death in 1828. He was the half-uncle of James Sylvester.
Updated information on descendants of Charles Sylvester.
Poetry A few selected poems written by Charles Sylvester.

Other pages:
Sheffield, Yorks, Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials.
Rotherham, Yorks Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials.
Hatfield, Yorks Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials.
Thorne, Yorks Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials.
Crowle, Lincs Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials.
Epworth, Lincs, Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials.
Belton, Lincs, Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials.
Haxey, Lincs, Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials.
Other Parish Register Abstracts, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, 18 parishes.

Other Sheffield related web pages.
Misc Yorkshire/Lincolnshire Wills, Goodison, Sylvester surnames.


 
Northamptonshire / Huntingdonshire Research
These pages are about the research done mainly from 1977-1986, with new information added in 2001-8, on the ancestors of Rebecca Butterworth, daughter of William Butterworth and Mary Rose, early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Winwick, Huntingdonshire.

Surnames researched include: Abbott, Ashbolt, Ashton, Blackwell, Boone, Bright, Bull, Butterworth/Butterwick, Clifton, Cook, Courtnay, Crawley, Daniel, Dring, Faulkner, Folkes/Fowkes, Goodliffe, Goodyear, Green, Haddon, Henson, Hopper, Humphrey, Hunt, Keywood, Knight, Knighton, Larman, Lovedin/Louedin, Maversley, Moseley, Murden, Peake, Philip, Rose, Rowell, Rowlat, Satchell/Setchell, Smith, Swan, Turner, Vine, Walter, and Wright, and others.

Wills of Butterworth and Allied Families from Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire.
Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire Will Abstracts, over 200 wills, selected surnames only.
Early Hunts Wills Index, 1479-1652, Index to wills for all testators from the parishes of Winwick, Alconbury Weston, Great Gidding, Little Gidding, Steeple Gidding. Also Barham, Brington, Buckworth, Bythorn, Coppingford, Gt. Catworth, Hamerton, Leighton, Molesworth, Old Weston, Sawtrys, the Stukeleys, Thurning, Upton.
Abstracts from Early Hunts Wills. Surnames Daniel, Boone.
Court Records and Miscellaneous Records (Settlements papers, Removal orders, Marriage records, etc.) from Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire.
Index of names from Gretton and Duddington wills.  (All wills from this peculiar court from 1657-1832 have extracts.)

 
PARISH RECORDS, selected surnames only.
Benefield, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.
Clapton, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B. (E-mail me for look-up in full register.)
Collyweston, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.
Great Gidding, Hunts, Parish Register Abstracts, christenings, marriages, burials, tombstone inscriptions.
Gretton, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.
King's Cliffe, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.
Luddington, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.
Oundle, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.
Stanion, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.
Steeple Gidding and Little Gidding, Hunts, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.
Tansor, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.  
Thrapston, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.  
Titchmarsh, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.  
Twywell, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.  
Upwood, Hunts; Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B; Court Roll, Marriage Licenses, Wills, Apprentiship record. (All pertaining to the Rose and Murden families.)
Wilbarston, Northants, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B.  
Winwick, Hunts, Parish Register Abstracts, C/M/B, tombstone inscriptions.

OTHER Parish Register Abstracts, (over 40 parishes).
 
FAMILY RECORDS
John Butterworth (1742), His Life and History, including some ancestral histories.
Photo Gallery, pictures of family, headstones, parish churches, etc.  

 
German Families   Surnames include BOESE, BROSCHAT, KREUGER, POELKE, NIEMANN or NEUMANN, PAULI(EN), STAGOWITZ, STABBERT, and KIESELBACH. The Boese, Broschat and Poelke families came from East Prussia and settled in and around Wells County, North Dakota. Some lived in the Odessa area of Russia before emigrating. These names are included in the index above, but a more concise family record can be found linking here.
Included at this site:

Ancestry of William Franc Boese [grandfather of Maureen Bryson]

 
Yankton, South Dakota Hospital Fire    A tragic fire at the South Dakota Insane Hospital at Yankton, South Dakota, occurred on Sunday, 12 Feb 1899. Seventeen patients lost their lives. More details, including a list of the victims and also survivors of the cottage that burned to the ground. Information about an earlier fire in 1892 and the medical records for Augusta Poelke Boese.

 
Links to other family history pages:

Bryson Y-DNA Project, Surname Project Page, Bryson DNA Project, Genealogies of Bryson Families in the DNA project.
Kaye Hooley's Jacob Hatch Page.  Kaye has done a wonderful job putting together the Hatch research.
Annette Nicholson's Nicholson page [currently offline].  My thanks to Annette for all her help with the Nicholson research.
Sedgwick family research pages.  Thanks to Mark and Allison Sedgwick for their hard work.
IGI Search by British Extraction Batch #. A great site for checking through extracted parish register lists. Lists can be searched by surname through familysearch.org or the entire "printout" can be viewed. Thank you Hugh Wallis for your diligence and hard work.
Venita Roylance's page, Larsen/Schmidt families.
Page last updated: October 22, 2012