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Jean Vesely (View posts)
Posted: 29 Sep 1998 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: GROUNDWATER, CROMARTY

First Generation
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1. James (c1683)? Groundwater. Born 1683.

He married Grissil Wilson.
They had the following children:

2 i. Magnus (1713)? Groundwater

Second Generation
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2. Magnus (1713)? Groundwater. Born 1713.

He married Isabella? ?. Aka Isobel.
They had the following children:

3 i. James (1751)? Groundwater

Third Generation
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3. James (1751)? Groundwater. Born 1751.

He married Isobel ?.
They had the following children:

4 i. William (1783) Groundwater

Fourth Generation
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4. William (1783) Groundwater. Born Circa 1783. Died Circa 1833.

William GROUNDWATER (M)............... C: 30 Jun 1783 Ba: C110232

Father: James GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 990506

Mother: Isobel GROUNDWATER Pr: 6901949

He married Catherine Robertson, 8 Feb 1810 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland. Born 1786. Died 1873.
They had the following children:

i. Alexander Groundwater;

ii. Margaret Groundwater;

She married Thomas Halcro. Born ? in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland12. Died in Great Falls, Montana. Occupation Wheat Farmer.

5 iii. Andrew (1824) Groundwater

Fifth Generation
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5. Andrew (1824) Groundwater. Born 11 Jul 1824 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland13. Died Circa 1917.

Research:

Andrew GROUNDWATER (M)................ C: 11 Jul 1824 Ba: C110234

Father: William GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 990506

Mother: Catherine ROBERTSON Pr: 6901949

He married Isabella Ross Thomison, Circa 14 Feb 184512 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland. Born Circa 1826 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland13. Died Circa 1899.
They had the following children:

i. William Tomison Groundwater; Born Circa 6 Dec 1846 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland.

Research: William Tomison GROUNDWATER (M)....... C: 6 Dec 1846 Ba: C110234

Father: Andrew GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 990506

Mother: Isabella TOMISON



6 ii. Andrew (1855) Groundwater

iii. Isabella Groundwater; Born 7 Aug 1857 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland.

Research: Isabella GROUNDWATER (F).............. B: 7 Aug 1857 Ba: C110231

Father: Andrew GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 6035516 REGISTER

Mother: Isabella THOMISON



iv. Margaret Georgina Groundwater; Born 30 Jul 1859 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland13.

Research: Margaret Georgina GROUNDWATER (F)..... B: 27 Sep 1863 Ba: C110231

Father: Andrew GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 6035516 REGISTER

Mother: Isabella THOMISON



7 v. Mary Groundwater

8 vi. Hellen Anderina Groundwater

vii. Caroline Groundwater; Born 25 Mar 1869 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland.

Research: Caroline GROUNDWATER (F).............. B: 25 Mar 1869 Ba: C110233

Father: Andrew GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 6035516 REGISTER

Mother: Isabella THOMISON



Sixth Generation
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6. Andrew (1855) Groundwater. Born 6 Dec 1855 in Banks, Orphir, Orkney, Scotland12 ,13. Died Circa 1929 in Chicago, IL. Occupation Atlantic fisherman, also Hudson's Bay Co., Canada/Scot.11. Aka lived at: 1881 Norns Cottage, Orphir14 ; 1913+ 15 ,4 ®.

Research: Andrew GROUNDWATER (M)................ B: 6 Dec 1855 Ba: C110231

Father: Andrew GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 6035516 REGISTER

Mother: Isabella THOMISON

Norns Cottage was situated somewhere between Orphir House and Swanbister in the area around Toyness. Not on 1903 map of Orphir. Probably a very modest abode.12

He first married Jemima Stewart Cromarty, daughter of Samuel Wards Cromarty & Catherine Sabiston, 1880 in Stromness, Orkney, Scotland. Born 29 Apr 1856 in Stromness, Orkney, Scotland13, F#: 442376. Aka Ba: C110301 ; So: 6035516 REGISTER.

Research: Jemima STEWART CROMARTY (F)........... B: 29 Apr 1856 F#: 442376 @

Father: Samuel Wards CROMARTY Stromness, Orkney, Scotland

Mother: Catherine SABISTON

Jemima Stewart CROMARTY (F)........... B: 29 Apr 1856 Ba: C110301

Father: Samuel CROMARTY Stromness, Orkney, Scotland So: 6035516 REGISTER

Mother: Catherine SABISTON

They had the following children:

i. Andrew Groundwater; Born 188013 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland. Died Circa 1900 in New York.

ii. William Cromarty Groundwater; Born Circa Apr 188313 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland. Died 27 Mar 1903 in Laurel, Montana10. Occupation Cowboy. Aka Billy.

iii. Peter Cromarty Groundwater; Born 188413 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland. Died Circa 1929 in Wisconsin & Minnesota border. Occupation Iron Worker - built bridges. Aka Ouclare, fell off bridge into Miss. River11.

9 iv. James Cromarty (1886) Groundwater

He second married Mary ?, in May not have been married. Born in Scotland?. Died Circa 1933 in Chicago, IL?. Occupation Andrew's Housekeeper in Scotland. Christen Daughter, Margaret, by previous marriage b 1886?5, 3. Aka "Grandma" to Dorothy, William and James Groundwater.

7. Mary Groundwater. Born 30 Jul 1859 in Linnadale, Orphir, Orkney, Scotland13 12.

Research: Mary GROUNDWATER (F).................. B: 30 Jul 1859 Ba: C110231

Father: Andrew GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 6035516 REGISTER

Mother: Isabella THOMISON

She married William Muir Shearer, 187812. Born 25 Dec 1856.
They had the following children:

10 i. Margaret Shearer

8. Hellen Anderina Groundwater. Born 23 Jul 1867 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland.

Research: Hellen Anderina GROUNDWATER (F)....... B: 23 Jul 1867 Ba: C110231

Father: Andrew GROUNDWATER Orphir, Orkney, Scotland So: 6035516 REGISTER

Mother: Isabella THOMISON

She married ? Ballantine?.
They had the following children:

11 i. Violet? Ballantine?

ii. Archer? Ballantine?;

He married Swedish? Woman?. Aka swedish woman.

Seventh Generation
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9. James Cromarty (1886) Groundwater. Born 24 Jan 18862 in Orphir, Orkney, Scotland13. Died Feb 19752 in Chesterton, Indiana, 463042. Buried in Chesterton, Indiana. Occupation Motorman. Christen Methodist. Aka 340-03-99632.

He married Hattie Louise Fritsch, daughter of John Fritsch & Ottilie Boerner, 16 Jun 190911 in Chicago, Illinois. Born 30 Jul 18902 in Chicago, Illinois2. Died Mar 1979 in Chesterton, Indiana, 463042. Buried in Chesterton, Indiana. Christen Methodist. Aka 306-70-56622.
They had the following children:

i. Dorothy Louise Groundwater; Born 27 Mar 1910 in Chicago, Illinois. Died 9 Nov 1996 in Indiana, 46383. Occupation Secretary. Christen Methodist. Aka 568-07-64182.

12 ii. William Stewart "Bill" (1911) Groundwater

iii. James Randolph Groundwater; Born 1 Feb 1917 in Chicago, Illinois5. Occupation Postal Worker.

He first married Jean Cleveland, daughter of ? Cleveland & Violet? Ballantine?, Circa 1950.

He second married Betty Kielty, Circa 1980. Born 19 Jul 1919 in N. Ireland. Died Circa 1991 in Sun City, AZ. Occupation Postal Worker. Aka grew up in Pittsburgh area, Betty Sickle.

10. Margaret Shearer. Born 21 Jan 1882 in Aikislay, Orphir, Scotland12.

She married William Russell, 1904 in Leith. Born 1882 in Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland12.
They had the following children:

13 i. Stanley Groundwater Russell

11. Violet? Ballantine?.

She married ? Cleveland.
They had the following children:

i. Jean Cleveland;

She married James Randolph Groundwater, son of James Cromarty (1886) Groundwater & Hattie Louise Fritsch, Circa 1950. Born 1 Feb 1917 in Chicago, Illinois5. Occupation Postal Worker.

Eighth Generation
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12. William Stewart "Bill" (1911) Groundwater. Born 20 Oct 1911 in Chicago, Illinois. Occupation Machinist. Christen Methodist.

He married Blanche Bell McGillivray, daughter of James McGilvray 1 & Jennie Davis, 30 Aug 1935 in in James McGillivray home, Chicago, IL3. Born 23 Mar 1910 in Chicago, Illinois. Died May 1980 in Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. Buried Circa 1970 in Four Seasons, Santa Cruz, CA. Occupation Nursery School Teacher. Christen Methodist. Aka born Blanche Bell McGilvray 6 360-01-00862.
They had the following children:

14 i. Jean Paula Groundwater

15 ii. Harriette Louise Groundwater

13. Stanley Groundwater Russell. Born 14 Mar 1909.

He married Dorothy May Dummett, 193112. Born 4 Apr 1908 in Erith, Kent, England12.
They had the following children:

i. ______1st daughter? Russell;

ii. ______1st son? Russell;

iii. ______2nd Daughter? Russell;

16 iv. Peter Groundwater Russell

v. _______daughter? Russell;

vi. ________son? Russell;

vii. youngest daughter, Stephanie Russell;

She married Thomas Groundwater. Aka family left Orkney before 185112.

Ninth Generation
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14. Jean Paula Groundwater. Born 2 May 1940 in Chicago Osteopathic Hospital, Chicago, IL7. Graduation 15 Aug 1962 in BE, Chicago State University. Occupation Teacher. Christen Methodist. Aka Jeanne.

She married James Frank Vesely, son of Frank Anton Vesely & Lillian Marie Soucek, 20 Oct 1963 in Washington Heights Methodist Church, Chicago, Illinois. Born 20 Oct 1940 in Women & Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL9. Occupation Editor. Christen Presbyterian.
They had the following children:

i. Deborah Jean Vesely; Born 22 May 1968 in Henry O. Kase,MD, Kane County, Elgin, Illinois8. Graduation 15 Jun 1984 in BA, Kalamazoo Col., Kalamazoo MI; Teach. Cert., CO State. Occupation OEM Sales. Aka Debbie.

ii. Rebecca Louise Vesely; Born 22 Oct 1970 in Henry O. Kase, MD, Sherman Hosp., Kane, Elgin, IL8. Graduation Jun 1986 in BA, Mills College, Oakland, CA.; MJ, Northwestern University. Occupation Writer and Editor. Aka Becky.

15. Harriette Louise Groundwater. Born 15 Apr 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. Graduation Jun 1963 in RN, Passavant Hospital, Northwestern Univ. Died 11 Feb 1998 in Sunnyvale, CA. Occupation Nurse. Christen Methodist, born again Christian.

She married Norvell John Nelson PHD, Aug 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. Born 23 Mar 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. Graduation in Stanford, CA. Occupation Chemist. Christen Atheist. Aka Norv.
They had the following children:

i. Marjorie Ann Nelson; Born 22 Aug 1967 in Stanford, CA. Graduation Jun 1980 in BA, Mills College. Christen Atheist.

ii. Matthew John Nelson; Born 22 Sep 1972 in Rochester, NY. Graduation in USC, not graduated. Occupation Camerman.

16. Peter Groundwater Russell. Born 10 Aug 1938 in Erith12.

He first married Enid Foottit, 1959 in Lincoln. Born 1937.
They had the following children:

17 i. Andrew Russell

18 ii. Julie Russell

He second married Sopharan Pen, 1984 in ?. Born ? in Cambodia.

10th Generation
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17. Andrew Russell. Born 8 Jan 1966.

He married Michaela Bishay, ? in married. Born 1966.
They had the following children:

i. Alexander Groundwater Russell; Born 9 Sep 1994 in Hong Kong (RAF Hospital)12.

ii. Emily Russell; Born 8 Jan 1992.

18. Julie Russell. Born 7 Aug 1963.

She married Brian Kennedy.
They had the following children:

i. Jonathan Kennedy; Born 17 Feb 1992 in born on St. Patrick's Day.

Reference Note 2
Social Security Death Index

Reference Note 3
William Groundwater

Reference Note 4
Chicago Directory

Reference Note 5
James Groundwater

Reference Note 6
McGilvray Family Bible

Reference Note 7
City of Chicago Board of Health Notification of Birth Registration

Reference Note 8
State of Illinois Certificate of Live Birth

Reference Note 9
State of Illinois Dept. of Public Health Division of Vital Statistics Certificate of Birth

Reference Note 10
letter from William Haviland, April 19,1903

Reference Note 11
Notes from James Cromarty Groundwater's wife, Hattie, 1989

Reference Note 12
per Peter Groundwater Russell

Reference Note 13
LDS files

Reference Note 14
1881 Census

Reference Note 15
6232 Lincoln St., Chicago, IL



SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Tracey Janney 24 Jul 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Jean Vesely 29 Sep 1998 12:00PM GMT 
William D. Groundwater 29 Sep 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Jean Vesely 30 Sep 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Tracey Janney 5 Oct 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Tracey Janney 1 Oct 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Laurie Russo 22 Mar 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Jean Vesely 22 Mar 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Betty Brown (nee Groat0 8 Jan 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Tracey Janney 9 Jan 1999 12:00PM GMT 
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