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From: "Amy Francis" <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] Help needed re the DEAN Family
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 14:45:15 -0400
The state copies of vital records also record a marriage of
John Dean and Margaret Smith in July 14 1864 in Boston. John at age 27,
Margaret at age 28. Both from Ireland.
Parents of John are James and Ellen; parents of Margaret Smith are Andrew
There is also a John Dean who marries a Margaret Lemist on April 26 1868.
John is from maybe St Johns, NBor NH (difficult to read); and Margaret is
I did not find a John Dean who marries a Martha.
Hope you find what you are looking for.
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Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 12:16 PM
Subject: [GM-L] Help needed re the DEAN Family
> Good afternoon,
> I have a brick wall that someone may be able to help me with. One of my
> family is listed in the 1871 English census as being born in
> America. She is Eleanor Dean, aged 4 yrs in 1871. Parents are John and
> Dean. I have turned Ancestry.com inside out and I can find no reference
> in their
> records to this family arriving in Massachusetts.
> John and Martha may have married in Massachusetts as I cannot identify
> marriage from the English BMD. However, the birth details of the girl
> answer a lot of questions. I realise Massachusetts is a large area but
> is all the information I have at present.
> Any help etc would be greatly appreciated.
> Ron Hamilton,
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