Re: John William Provance- My cousins: convince me.
Hi cousin.I am also a descendant of John William Provance, father of Joseph Yard, father of Simeon, father of Denune, father of Jane Phoebe, mother of JG Blane Provance, father of Zelda Provance.
Have you ever received any responses to your query?I am trying to confirm the same information you are and can not find any hard proof, other than other peoples trees.I am especially sceptical about John William Province and Sarah Yard being the parents of Joseph Yard Province.
The dates I am finding show Sarah was 23 years older than John William and that John William was only 11 years old when he married Elizabeth Thompson and fathered their first son, John William, Jr. at the age of 12.
I am looking forward to hearing back from you.