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Connon: Missing Family
« on: Saturday 14 May 11 20:32 BST (UK) »
Hello all,

I have been searching for William Connon and family for some time now but have been unable to find them. I thought that the 1911 Scottish Census would be of help, but it only tells us that they were not in Scotland. I have also checked the 1911 English Census, but have been unable to locate them on that either.

The missing family consist of:

Father: William Connon, b. 27 Sep 1865 at Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire.
Mother: Bella Stevenson (Mrs Connon), b. 21 Mar 1879 at Turriff, Aberdeenshire.
Child 1: George Stevenson Connon, b. 26 Aug 1894 at New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire.
Child 2: Rachel Connon, b.22 Dec 1897 at Macduff, Banffshire.
Child 3: Davina Connon, b. 30 Mar 1902 at Auchterderran, Fife.
Child 4: Hugh Taylor Connon, b. 19 Mar 1905 at Banff, Banffshire.

The birth of Hugh is the last we hear of them.

I have checked passenger lists but have been unable to find them on those either.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 14 May 11 20:38 BST (UK) »
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Mother: Bella Stevenson (Mrs Connon), b. 21 Mar 1879 at Turriff, Aberdeenshire.
Child 1: George Stevenson Connon, b. 26 Aug 1894 at New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire

That would make Bella only 15yrs old when he was born - is that correct?  It also means that William was almost 14yrs older than her
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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 14 May 11 20:41 BST (UK) »
They are on the 1901 census living in Fife - surname correctly spelt but Bella is Isabella and birthyear confirmed as 1879
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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 14 May 11 20:49 BST (UK) »
Hi only a possible for you to have a look at:-

On the 24th January 1910 Liverpool to Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the Veronese.

A Master G S Connon, Master H Connon, Miss D Connon, Master R Connon and a single Mrs J? Connon

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 14 May 11 20:56 BST (UK) »
Hi Carole,

There is indeed a bit of an age gap.

They married on 7th July 1894 at New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire. She claimed to be 16 years old. She would have been 8 months pregnant then.

I think William would most likley have been locked up in this day and age.

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 14 May 11 20:58 BST (UK) »
Hi Keyboard86,

That must surely be them. The J may be an I for Isabella?

Thanks very much for this information.

How on earth do I trace them now?  :P
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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 14 May 11 21:03 BST (UK) »
Hi only a possible for you to have a look at:-

On the 24th January 1910 Liverpool to Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the Veronese.

A Master G S Connon, Master H Connon, Miss D Connon, Master R Connon and a single Mrs J? Connon

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On the 2nd October 1920 an Isabella Connon aged 42 left Liverpool for Buenos Aries with a Devena Connon, on the Deaseado.

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 14 May 11 21:04 BST (UK) »
Incoming passenger lists

Hugh Taylor Connon aged 37 arrived Belfast 19.11.1942 from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Address given as 78 Chesterfield Rd Birmingham.  No other person travelling with him surname Connon
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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 14 May 11 21:07 BST (UK) »
George Stephenson Connon  43 arrived Southampton 20.12.1937 from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Occ is Company Manager and address Four Winds Belvedere Walk Shrewsbury

Have you checked for marriages/deaths in England?
 
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