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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 11 July 15 02:19 BST (UK) »
There was a lawsuit regarding Louis' death:  https://casetext.com/case/headifen-v-cooper

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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 11 July 15 02:34 BST (UK) »
Louis Headifen, probate records:

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7GQ-CZD
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, Davis

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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 11 July 15 02:46 BST (UK) »
Birth of Claude Ostrander, son of Lillian Headifen and George Ostrander, Brooklyn, 1894:

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FDYK-S9W
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, Davis


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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 11 July 15 04:23 BST (UK) »
I think this is the family in 1860, in Paterson, New Jersey:

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFHF-MYQ
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, Davis

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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 11 July 15 12:47 BST (UK) »
I can't spot this one on Family Search:

Peter Headifen
Age:   57
Death 8 Dec 1889
 Place:Flatbush, New York, USA
Certificate Number:   2865

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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 11 July 15 20:11 BST (UK) »
Paterson, New Jersey, City Directory, 1859:  Headfin, Peter planer (House) 21 Godwin.

http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NJ/1859/Patterson/H.html
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, Davis

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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 14 July 15 19:20 BST (UK) »
Paterson, New Jersey, City Directory, 1859:  Headfin, Peter planer (House) 21 Godwin.

http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NJ/1859/Patterson/H.html
Thank you so very much for the info,I am sure this is the Peter I am looking for.
I have two Peter's they were cousins born in Glasgow Scotland and I think they both went
out to NJ, where other family members had settled.One married Elizabeth Sedgwick in Glasgow
they were the parents of Louis and Lillian(Ostrander),this Peter occupation was a Machinist,
the other Peter was the son of Edward and Rebecca McMillan,and he married Isabella ???
these two went out on the Harmonia before Peter and Elizabeth arrived I think c1860.

Does this all make sense,,??? these families carried the same family names to their children
so it gets to be a real puzzle sorting them out.Peter and Isabella named son James after Peter,s
father back in Glasgow.

Kind regards
Janey; :)

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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 14 July 15 19:30 BST (UK) »
I can't spot this one on Family Search:

Peter Headifen
Age:   57
Death 8 Dec 1889
 Place:Flatbush, New York, USA
Certificate Number:   2865
Thank you Maureen for this info,I am still wondering which Peter this is,you will note
the different spelling of last name,however this part of the family all used this spelling from
what I have already found,this could be spouse of Elizabeth as they seemed to have stayed
around Brooklyn,Kings,area of NYCity,,,next is to find where they are buried,,I have some
of them in a cemetery in Passiac,NJ.

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Re: Lost Cousin Peter Headifen NYCity,USA
« Reply #17 on: Tuesday 14 July 15 19:41 BST (UK) »
On the passenger list, he's called a machinist.  I haven't found him yet in the 1860 census but there is a plausible Peter Headifen, machinist, in 1870 [New Jersey] and in 1880 [New York].  However, his wife is much younger and her name was Elizabeth, not Isabella.  There were three children.

Maybe Isabella died and he remarried.  I'll look around.


https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNDV-PJS
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ8T-237
Thank you for the info on Peter,,please see my other message regards the "Two"
Peter's ,,,Peter and Isabella ??? arrived on the Harmonia c 1852,,occupation seems to be
Planer????,,the other one married Elizabeth Sedgwick and arrived around c1860 and yes
she was about 15yrs younger than him and they married in Glasgow just prior to sailing
to USA,,Any other info you can find on them I will appreciate very much,thank you.

Kind regards
Janey; :)