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Subject: [DEV] Re: DEVON to Newfoundland
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 05:10:02 EST
Sorry can't help with your specific request either, but if you or anyone else
have any tips on tracking folks from Devon to Newfoundland would be pleased
to hear them. I have Hiscocks who are rumoured to have travelled from
Teignmouth to Newfoundland c. 1760.
Maggie in UK
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> Hi everyone,
> I am researching the surname Holwell through Newfoundland and its Devon
> roots. Right now I am trying to prove, or disprove, that a John Holwell
> born at Colyton on 19 Dec 1801 is one and the same who settled at St.
> John's, probably in the 1820s.