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WATERFORD (William & Alexander): Portland 1880s (also VA, TN, Canada)

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WATERFORD (William & Alexander): Portland 1880s (also VA, TN, Canada)

Posted: 2 Mar 2005 9:55PM GMT
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Looking for information on 2 Waterford brothers and their families living in Portland from at least 1880. Their parents were Adam WATERFORD and Elizabeth (Betsy) DAY, both born in VA in the 18th c. WILLIAM WATERFORD was born in VA @1817 and ALEXANDER WATERFORD was born in TN @1828. Adam and Elizabeth Waterford moved their family to Sullivan Co., TN @1820 and they remained there through the 1840s. Elizabeth moved the Waterford family to Goshen, Ohio as of 1850. WILLIAM WATERFORD was married in Ohio and had at least 1 son (Silbon or Lilborn) there. By 1855, the WATERFORDs moved to Camden, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada. Alex married Mary Jane Griffin in Ontario & WIlliam married a second time.By 1863, the WATERFORD brothers had moved to BRITISH COLUMBIA and by 1880 the brothers moved to PORTLAND. William's children were Eldridge (born @1857) and Rufus (born @1861) and possibly Rosetta. Eldridge and Rufus were born in Canada. Alexander's children were: Augustus (born @1860); William (born @1863); Emma (born @1864); and Theodore (born @1865). Augustus was born in Ontario, Canada and Alexander's other children were born in BC, Canada. William and Alex also had brothers named Granville and Emerson, who moved from Ontario Canada out west but exact location is unknown.
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mignonetteboo... 3 Mar 2005 4:55AM GMT 
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