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Re: Daffern - Nuneaton
Posted by: Louise Date: June 30, 2001 at 17:09:32
In Reply to: Re: Daffern - Nuneaton by Diana Southern of 184

Dear Diana
Thanks again for replying to me!
Mary Daffern is my Great Great Great Grandmother, her only child, daughter Mary Ann was my Great Great Grandmother. I imagine she only managed the one child because of her age at the time of her marriage. Her husband, John Mottram, my Greatx3 Grandfather left a will, leaving everything to Mary Ann's children, which I suspect means that his first daughter was either dead or childless when he died. I have recently discovered that Mary Daffern apparently embroidered a sampler at the age of 12 which is now on the wall of a distant relative, although I havent seen it myself.

I am a bit unsure about the 1806 baptism, unless of course she was baptised as a tiny baby, because her birth had to have been between May 1806 and April 1807 - but hey...if it is the only record that fits, then I shall be happy to claim it! I suppose that the best course of action would be to secure the marriage certificate as you initially suggested and hope that William is named as the father. I must say it is great to get going on this particular branch once again!

I really do thank you for working so hard on this for me.

Regards
Louise


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