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Offline daisynook

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England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« on: Saturday 26 December 15 11:40 GMT (UK) »
I am trying to find out what happened to my husband's aunt.  I'm afraid I don't have many dates or full name so don't know if I stand any chance of finding her!! She was
(*) LOCK born in Chorlton, Manchester in mid 1920's.  Father was George Herbert Lock, mother Elizabeth Ann Watson.  The family story goes she married a man called Rusty and went to live in Albuquerque, New Mexico in early 50's, she divorced and married someone else but family lost all contact.

I have searched and came up with https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJGM-P5GX a
(*) Loc which is a possibility but I don't know where to go from there.

Anybody got any suggestions


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McMullen, Gleave, Kelly, Scholes, Mather, Phillips, Lock

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Re: England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 26 December 15 12:08 GMT (UK) »
Was she married before she left England ?

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Re: England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 26 December 15 12:08 GMT (UK) »
Exact date of birth may help to locate information about her in U.S. Social Security records if she has died but if she was born mid-1920s then there's also a good chance she is still alive.
Away sorting out DNA matches... I may be gone for some time many years!


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Re: England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 26 December 15 12:11 GMT (UK) »
I don't think she was married in England and I think Rusty was an American.  As for date of birth - her brothers Robert 1921, Norman 1923, Frank 1925 (in France) I'm sure she was younger than them.
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Re: England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 26 December 15 12:16 GMT (UK) »
Their mother was Elizabeth Ann Watson, father George Herbert Lock - he married twice to Mary Wilson so I'm not sure which mother they had.
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Re: England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 26 December 15 12:51 GMT (UK) »
U.S. marriages are kept by the individual state and not all recent records are online. You could try checking for a marriage in England here (but 'Rusty' is likely a nickname)-
http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

Have you checked outgoing U.K. passenger lists in case she was unmarried when she went to U.S.? (I think Ancestry and Find My Past might have them but both are subscription sites)

I searched FreeBMD site in order to narrow down her birthdate using mother's maiden name as Watson and can't see any likely registration. However, as I said earlier, it's possible she is still alive.
Away sorting out DNA matches... I may be gone for some time many years!

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Re: England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 26 December 15 12:54 GMT (UK) »
Yes, I had checked for birth date but couldn't find one.  I suppose she could have been in Louvril in France like Frank.
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Re: England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 26 December 15 19:56 GMT (UK) »
looks like her death Marguerite Olive Karaszewski birth date 21 Feb 1929 London
Father George H Lock
Mother Mary Watson
U S  Social Security Applications Claims Index

Her name is listed as Marguerite O Russell  on her U S Social Security Index

Will PM with details of husbands name incase he is still living
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Re: England to Albuquerque, New Mexico
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 26 December 15 20:07 GMT (UK) »
It looks like she was living in Tucson, Arizona in 1957 when she petitioned for naturalization.