"I've recently got back to my maternal 2xgt grandfather Robert GRIFFIN who is believed to originate from Salisbury, bc 1790 - this has yet to be confirmed.Another recent discovery is my gt grandmother Elizabeth WATERS' ancestors originate…"
"My Dorset families include GERRARD/JERRARD, RUSSELL, HOSKINS, RAWLINSON and CHILDS, mainly in the surrounding area of Beaminster, Evershot, Brimley, Stoke Abbas, Hooke and Whitchurch Canonicorum. I have good databases on GERRARDs in various areas,…"
Could you give additional information about your Susannah Childs of Missouri? I suspect she is a different line than my late husband's (southern US) Childses, but the name does appear in his family.
Our earliest known Childs was Thomas T. Childs, b 1801 Georgia, marr abt 1834 prob. Alabama to Senoy (Seeny, Senan; Acthina?) Dean, said to have been Cherokee or Choctaw. Thomas and Senoy had a daughter named Susanah b ~1837.
Thomas T.'s parents could have been John C. Childs (b abt 1791 South Carolina) and Elizabeth [--?--] (b abt 1794 Georgia).
I did try to check your website, but apparently I'd have to have a password to look at it.
Hello Rita, I have been researching the Gerrards who were stationed in India. My GGGrandfather was John Grant Gerrard. Lt. Col J.G. Gerrard, was born in Calcutta Nov. 1808 . His father was Major John Gerrard of the 5th Bebgal N.I. Any Connetction there?