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From: "Ros Haywood" <>
Subject: Re: Tribble Family
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 14:42:00 +0100
I have a TRIBBLE in my family tree. Selina was the second wife of my gg
great uncle, James BALL.
I found the GRO reference to their marriage, and to Selina's death, and
she should have been alive and on the 1851 census - but could I find
Eventually I did. Selina T. RIBLE was a 21-year-old servant in Totnes.
So, never give up- don't just think laterally, think 'bad spelling',
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Catherine Lord" <>
Sent: 18 April 2000 13:38
Subject: Tribble Family
> Is there anyone else researching the TRIBBLE family in Devon. My great
> grandmother was Matilda TRIBBLE born 1860 -1870. She is very elusive I
> cannot find her birth record and she does not appear on the 1881
> under her married name of STOKES. I cannot find any record of her
> to Thomas STOKES; the only official record I can find is her death in
> her given age then was 70 (but this may not be true). I have a plot no
> grave in Exeter but I cannot locate a headstone for it.
> Any suggestions?