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Eckels/Eccles

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Re: Eckels/Eccles

Posted: 28 May 2013 12:58PM GMT
Classification: Query
I haven't been able to attach William Eccles and his family to the ones I have. (There don't really seem to have been any other Eccles but yours in Ballantrae. It is possible William is related in some way.)

The Banns for William Eccles and Janet Millar, Ballantrae, are dated 25th September 1838. The 1841 Census shows Janet Eccles, 20, at Shellknoll, Ballantrae, described as "husband fisher absent". She has two children aged Mary, 1, and James, 8 months. A search through the baptism pre-1855 shows Mary had a middle name of Taylor and they had another son John Millar Eccles baptised Dec 1842.

This post says William died in 1844: http://boards.ancestry.com/surnames.eccles/11.14.15.85.3.1/m...

In the 1851 Census they turn up at Main Street (Girvan Rd), Ballantrae. Janet appears to have married James Rae, shoemaker and there are three Rae daughters aged 1 to 5 years as well as the three Eccles.

Let me know if you ever manage to connect them up!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Mike Eckel 16 Nov 2004 10:45AM GMT 
Peter Smith 2 Nov 2006 6:48AM GMT 
Kay Williams 2 Nov 2006 8:53AM GMT 
1_nettie13 7 Feb 2013 1:16PM GMT 
jkwilliams186 5 Mar 2013 10:27PM GMT 
1_nettie13 6 Mar 2013 12:36AM GMT 
shona3hutchis... 28 May 2013 5:35PM GMT 
jkwilliams186 28 May 2013 6:58PM GMT 
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