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Re: Looking for Eva A. [Chapman] Williams
« Reply #9 on: Monday 10 July 17 00:20 BST (UK) »
Thanks, Lisa, that makes sense.  Miami is the county seat of Roberts County which, Google informs me, is an extremely sparsely populated county northeast of Amarillo.  I see that it bills itself as the "most pro-Trump county in America," reason enough to scratch it from my bucket list of vacation plans and, given the latest news coming from the NYT, not much to brag about.
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr

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Re: Looking for Eva A. [Chapman] Williams
« Reply #10 on: Monday 10 July 17 00:28 BST (UK) »
 ;D  ;D  ;D

I'm still a Canadian citizen, so I can't vote here.  I almost wish I could have done so during the last election.  ;)

You may already know about this resource:
http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/index.html
I've tried searching for Chapman and Williams, but so far have not found any newspaper articles about them.  I am going to take a break now, but will resume later tonight.
Ellison: Co. Wicklow/Canada       Fowley: Sligo/Canada       Furnival: Lancashire/Canada       Ibbotson: Sheffield/Canada       Lee/DeJongh: Lancashire & Cheshire       Mumford: Essex/Canada       Ovens: Ireland/Canada       Sarge: Yorkshire/Canada       Stuart: Sligo/Canada       Sullivan: Co. Clare/Canada      Vaus: Sussex/Surrey      Wakefield: Tuam or Ballinasloe, Ireland       (Surname: Originated/Place Last Lived)  (Canadians lived in Ontario)

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Re: Looking for Eva A. [Chapman] Williams
« Reply #11 on: Monday 10 July 17 01:08 BST (UK) »
Thanks for reminding me of the Peel's site.  I found it a couple of years ago and then misplaced the link and had forgotten all about it.  The Chapman family in Alberta was large [eleven children] and, as far as I can tell, all of them except Eva stayed in Canada.  I will start running all of their names through Peel's to see if I can find something.  The truth is, my heart always sinks when I discover that someone crossed the border into Canada because it seems like such a black hole for information.  I have a few hints gleaned from online family trees and one or two graves but that's about it for this family of Chapmans.
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr

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Re: Looking for Eva A. [Chapman] Williams
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 11 July 17 01:41 BST (UK) »
You've not found Eva in 1921, correct?  Is there a chance that she was married to someone prior to her marriage to Henry Williams?
Ellison: Co. Wicklow/Canada       Fowley: Sligo/Canada       Furnival: Lancashire/Canada       Ibbotson: Sheffield/Canada       Lee/DeJongh: Lancashire & Cheshire       Mumford: Essex/Canada       Ovens: Ireland/Canada       Sarge: Yorkshire/Canada       Stuart: Sligo/Canada       Sullivan: Co. Clare/Canada      Vaus: Sussex/Surrey      Wakefield: Tuam or Ballinasloe, Ireland       (Surname: Originated/Place Last Lived)  (Canadians lived in Ontario)

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Re: Looking for Eva A. [Chapman] Williams
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 11 July 17 03:25 BST (UK) »
It is possible that she was previously married.  I don't know.
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr