Re: CROPPER, BLACKWALL, BLACKWELL and DOWNS
I forgot to add a few additional points about Stephen CROPPER's later life:
* He married (2nd) Martha FINALL in Baltimore, Maryland in 1856.The circumstances of Hannah DOWNS CROPPER's death are not known.
* He and Martha moved from Baltimore to Peoria, Illinois ~ 1859 where he was a liquor merchant until his return to Tranmere, Cheshire, England ~ 1863.
* He soon removed to Southport, Lancashire.He died in Southport in September, 1865.He is buried at St. Marie on the Sands Catholic Church in Southport.
* His estate was finally closed in 1876 by his nephew, Richard CROPPER, of Tranmere.
Any help with this family (ancestors or descendents) would be very much appreciated.
Saratoga, CA USA