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From: "JOAN B.HIGGINS" <>
Subject: Re: Joan Higgins and Graham Rogers correspondence
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 20:05:43 +0000
In message <006401bd512e$caab2080$>, Claudia Garner
>I realize this is a shot in the dark, but who knows. The name Modbury in Devon
>popped out at me, along with the Rogers name.
>My GGGgrandmother was a Nancy Rogers, married to Samuel Williams, all from
>Devonshire England. All I know about Nancy is that she had a sister Julianna,
>and she died in 1867. Nancy and Samuel had a daughter, Mary Ann, who married a
>William Locke of Morbeth, Devonshire. The reason Modbury looked familiar is
>that Mary Ann had a brother, Andrew R. who was born in Modbury, Devonshire, in
>the year 1842. Their first born son was named John, born 1839, but I don't have
>an exact place of birth. The information on Andrew is from an obituary.
>Like I said, I realize this is a shot in the dark, but maybe the family (Rogers,
>Williams and Locke) stayed in the same community.
>If any of this sounds remotely familiar, please let me know.
>Researching the surnames BACON, DIFFORD, DIGNAN, EBERENZ, EGGLESTON, GARNER,
>GILLETT, GRUBB, HEANEY, HOOVER, JONES, KYLER, LOCKE, MATSON, McEWEN, MERRITT,
>MORNINGSTAR, NICHOLS, NICKELS, SHOWALTER, VAN KEPPEL, WEED, WILCOX, and
-- Hello Claudia -
I am sorry but the name of ROGERS has not as yet appeared in my Modbury records.
I will keep a lookout though for you.