Just got confirmation last night from cousin in Surrey:
Mary Ann HALKYARD was born 2 Aug 1838 in School Croft, Oldham below Town, Lancashire, England.She was the daughter of Samuel HALKYARD and Mary ______.She had a sister, Sarah, who married ______ISAACS.
Mary married James PURDY who was born abt. 1829 in England?They married before 1863 in England? Children: Malinda (BENFIELD), Mary (Mollie)(PRICHARD), Margaret (ALLEN), Robert?, Jacob (m. Mabel LINCOLN?), Sarah.
Jacob PURDY was born Sep 1879 in Grass Valley, and Sarah PURDY was born after 1880 in Grass Valley.Does anyone have any relations stemming from these folks?
James died before 1887 in Grass Valley, Nevada County, CA, USA. Mary then married William BIGELOW, b. Dec. 1837, England.Mary died on 9 July 1907 in Grass Valley, Nevada County, CA, USA.
Does anyone link to this family tree?????? Please contact me, Geri R. Gilbert, at LadyAnneBolyn@HotMail.com