Archive | February, 2015

N. P. Townsend 1889

11 Feb

Nathaniel P. Townsend was living with his son Charles Nathaniel Townsend in Sioux City, Iowa in 1889.

NPTinSiouxCity1889

Charles stays in Sioux City and is listed in the directory, such as above, until 1891.  N.P. is not listed on any directories after this date for this city.

The search continues as I cannot locate N.P. in any cemetery in Woodbury County, Iowa as of yet.

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Benjamin Ellison and Mary Maria Ambler

1 Feb

Benjamin Ellison was baptized 27 MAR 1786 in Birstall, St Peter, Yorkshire. His father was Thomas Ellison. The record does not show his mother’s name.

Benjamin Ellison baptism.

Benjamin Ellison baptism.

He married Mary Maria Ambler on 13 AUG 1810 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Baildon, Yorkshire. You will note he was a Currier from Birstall. He worked with leather.

Marriage Bann

Marriage Bann

Marriage Announcement

Marriage Announcement

Mary Maria Ambler was the daughter of John Ambler and Hannah Walker of Baildon, Yorskshire. Mary was baptized on 19 FEB 1786 in Baildon.

Mary Maria Ambler Baptism

Mary Maria Ambler Baptism

John Ambler was the son of Jeremiah and Sarah Ambler of Baildon, Yorkshire, England.

That’s all I have thus far. Please share if you have more. Thank you.