Category Archives: JONES

Provisional Findings: The QUESNELL Family in Port Nolloth

Perhaps the symbols used in genealogy to indicate various events in an ancestor’s life should be expanded to include one that means “provisional,” which can be used in conjunction with any other symbol to show that more work needs to be … Continue reading

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Researching a Funeral Notice: Herbert William POOLE (d. 1901)

For the past ten days, many vital tasks (none of them even remotely concerned with genealogy) have demanded my attention. For me, a day without research or writing is like a day without sunshine, so by last night I was more than a little … Continue reading

Posted in DAVENPORT, DOWDLE, DOWMAN, ELLIS, HENRY, JONES, JONES, MARQUISS, MARSHALL, PARRISH, POOLE, PROSSER, THOMAS, TOMLINSON, WITHERS | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

U. K. Bridal Tour (Part 2): Oupa POOLE’s Family (1907)

When planning a summer-long bridal tour to the U. K. after his marriage in South Africa in 1907, might Oupa (Arthur Henry POOLE) have been guided by the following passage from the Old Testament? When a man hath taken a new wife, … Continue reading

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