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Offline Lisa Williams

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Re: any records that might show persons ethnic background?.
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 30 December 18 08:24 GMT (UK) »
He had a sister they called Weeza I'm thinking short for Louisa she was the one with the afro hair.I have gone back quite a way on the Tills side to Jonh Tills and Sarah Mapes I think it is 3 generations from Charles and Louisa but then get stuck.

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Re: any records that might show persons ethnic background?.
« Reply #28 on: Sunday 30 December 18 08:27 GMT (UK) »
The unique thing is I married an African American a d have 2 Children who are interested in finding the Ancestry on my side too

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Re: any records that might show persons ethnic background?.
« Reply #29 on: Sunday 30 December 18 08:45 GMT (UK) »
As Ellen was born pre-marriage of Louisa to Charles - there being no indication that Charles Tills is the father of Ellen - the ĎAfro hairí would be coming from Ellen and, therefore, the LEE side.

It also means that your father may not of the Tills bloodline, but of Lee (mother) and unknown (father).

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Re: any records that might show persons ethnic background?.
« Reply #30 on: Sunday 30 December 18 08:52 GMT (UK) »
Oh or who ever was the father I guess?
I didn't realise. Would the father be named on the birth certificate ?

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Re: any records that might show persons ethnic background?.
« Reply #31 on: Sunday 30 December 18 08:54 GMT (UK) »
Wow this is really interesting!

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Re: any records that might show persons ethnic background?.
« Reply #32 on: Sunday 30 December 18 09:10 GMT (UK) »
Iíve got myself totally confuddled now.  :o

Trixi says her ancestor Lilian May Tills, daughter of Charles and Roseanna, was dark-skinned. So, for that family itís either from Tills or Durrant.

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« Reply #33 on: Sunday 30 December 18 09:18 GMT (UK) »
But Charles is still Ellen's half brother so Louisa Lee is still both their Granma is that right?

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« Reply #34 on: Sunday 30 December 18 09:22 GMT (UK) »
Christening for Ellen with father Charles  ;):

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Re: any records that might show persons ethnic background?.
« Reply #35 on: Sunday 30 December 18 09:25 GMT (UK) »
Prehapes they had her before they married!