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Re: DEVERELL family of Buckinghamshire Eng.
Posted by: RICHARD GREGORY Date: March 02, 2001 at 18:12:56
In Reply to: Re: DEVERELL family of Buckinghamshire Eng. by chris deverell of 106

I AM THE GREAT GRAND SON OF FRANCIS WILLIAM DEVERELL.HE SETTLED IN MUNSON MASS AND HAD 5 CHILDREN AND MOVED TO PROVIDENCE R.I. AND WAS A WOOLEN WEAVER AT THE WANSKUK MILLS IN PROVIDENCE I DO NOT WHAT PART OF ENGLAND HE CAME FROM BUT ACCORDING TO 1905 CENSIS HE WAS BORN IN ENGLAND. ACCORDING TO MY MOTHER WHO WAS HIS GRAND DAUGHTER SHE SAID THAT HE WAS A DECENDANT OF WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR HIS LAST NAME WAS SPELLED DEVEROUX BUT CHANED THE SPELLING TO DEVERELL AFTER TAKING ENGLAND FORM KING HAROLD TO AVOID BEING KILLED.


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