I am currently researching the Edward Marsden in Philadelphia from 1850 on.Edward and his wife, Alice Street, were both from England and came to Philadelphia sometime between 1840-1850.I have extensive information on the families of his sons James and William.Some info on other children Isaac, Mary and Edward.
I am also researching the Gottlieb Zinger family.Gottlieb arrived in Philadelphia sometime between 1850-1860 from Germany.His wife's name is Caroline.I have a lot of information about his son William.There were other children named Elizabeth, Frederick, Annie, David and Kate.I would like information on them as well as on the German end.The descendents of William Zinger are having a reunion in August in Pennsylvania.
I am also researching the Robert Shurford (Schwarford) family.His wife's name was Anne.The 1850 census has him coming from Germany, but I have no further information about that.They had three daughters: Mary, Rebecca and Sarah.I have a lot of information about Mary but not the other girls.I am also looking for the German spelling of this last name as it appears to have been changed several times.
Finally, I am researching Hugh Watters and his wife Catherine Brennan, who came from Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1920 and 1927, respectively.They had four children: Sam, Violet, William and Bertha.I'm looking for the ancestors of Hugh and Catherine. Surnames mentioned in oral histories include: Beggs, Devinney and Humphrey.The town of origin is always Carrickfergus, No. Ireland.
I would greatly appreciate any information on these lines and am willing to share what I have.