I've tried several times to send messages to your email address only to have them bounce. Here's what they said:
Stella Pryor is the one who had found all those Yule variations I mentioned. She used to live nearby and has been back here and given some classes in conjunction with Scottish games held here annually. It's been a while since we corresponded, but I think she'd remember my name.
It was in 1910 in Abilene, Kansas, that Andrew Yule and May Yule, both born after 1890 in Scotland, were living with my gr-grandmother Agnes (Wilkie) Sibbald. They were called, in the census, nephew and niece, but as Agnes was 75 years old, they must have been greats or great-greats, if the relationship was correct at all.
Stella (ok, it's really Estella, but not to me) found an 1833 Jean Wilkie/Peter Yule marriage in Longforgan (just west of Dundee) for me that looked like my Wilkie family, who lived only a few miles farther west. But it turned out that it was the wrong Jean, and she found no other marriages between these two families. We still don't know who the Yule youngsters of 1910 were.
In the late 1980s there were two Yule families living just outside of Abilene, but I didn't have the good sense to call them at the time to see if they had descended from Andrew. They were both gone a few years later when I got serious about trying to find out. I've never looked for a marriage of May Yule in Kansas; perhaps I should.
Your Ewell/Yule story is convoluted, to say the least, but doesn't it make a great tale to add to a genealogy.
The $13 includes postage in a plain brown envelope. If you want the book in a padded envelope, add a dollar for envelope cost and extra postage. I've had no complaints about damage using the plain envelopes.
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