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Offline markheal

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Vansittart and Bowater families. Did families ever merge/marry?
« on: Friday 11 December 20 15:49 GMT (UK) »
Did these families ever merge/marry or did Bowaters just 'acquire' the Vansittart name?

Thomas Vansittart Bowater
18071883
BIRTH 2 OCT 1807 Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex, England
DEATH 2 JUN 1883 Barton Regis, Gloucestershire, England
ANSTRUTHER,Worldwide
BENNETT,
BRETT, Sligo
CARNEGIE,
CROCKFORD, Hampshire.
ELLIOT,
GAUNTLETT, Worldwide
HEAL, HEALE, HELE, Chew Magna, Somerset
HENRY, Sligo
MABEY, Dorset
O'HANLON
POPE, London docklands,
STANDERWICK, Somerset,
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Re: Vansittart and Bowater families. Did families ever merge/marry?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 11 December 20 16:04 GMT (UK) »
Have you found any "dutch" connections ? 

Vansittart is a surname of Dutch origin, derived from the city of Sittard in Limburg.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vansittart

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Re: Vansittart and Bowater families. Did families ever merge/marry?
« Reply #2 on: Friday 11 December 20 18:57 GMT (UK) »
Might this help?

Baptism
Chelmsford St Mary the Virgin
Thomas Vansittart Bowater
born 2 Oct 1807
baptised 1 July 1811
Parents Majr William Bowater & Mary

maybe their marriage would help??

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Thornhill, Cresswell, Sisson, Harriman, Cripps, Eyre, Walter, Marson, Battison, Holmes, Bailey, Hardman, Fairhurst Noon-mainly in Derbys/Notts-but also Northampton, Oxford, Leics, Lancs-England
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Re: Vansittart and Bowater families. Did families ever merge/marry?
« Reply #3 on: Friday 11 December 20 19:41 GMT (UK) »
Anc tree goes back to 1715 but no Vansittart spouses.  :-\

Richard Bowater 1715 - Mary Bayley
Major William Bowater 1755 -Maria Cole
Thomas Vansittart 1808 - Sarah Davis

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Re: Vansittart and Bowater families. Did families ever merge/marry?
« Reply #4 on: Friday 11 December 20 20:44 GMT (UK) »
If you follow the family back on The Peerage, the name doesn't appear in a marriage

http://www.thepeerage.com/p17585.htm
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