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Re: Colson

Posted: 12 Apr 2002 8:35PM GMT
Classification: Query

Would you believe I found William spelled this many ways in the 1865 census? vilem, vilham, vilhelm, vilhjem, vilhlem, vilhlm, vilhm, vilhælm, viliam, viljam, viljen, villam, villeam, villeim, villem, villeum, villiam, villium, villjam, villom, villum, vilom, vilum, wileam, wilehem, wilem, wilh, wilham, wilhan, wilhelem, wilhelm, wilhelmn, wilhem, wilhilm. Those names, born 1855-56-57 give 176 possibilities spread in ALL provinces.

Colson is quite impossible. (At least for me, guessing at possibilities.)

I think you will have to find some more facts. The most useful would be his father's first name. Birth place or region, port of emigration?

Have you, by the way, looked on Their searches are good at guessing at alternate spellings.

What did he name his sons and what were his brothers' names? That might be a hint as to his father's name.

The good news is that the 1865 census is very nearly complete, and a 9-year-old should be living with his parents. Find some more info and we'll find him.

Good luck!

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kriddle99 11 Apr 2002 4:49AM GMT 
nbmnbm 13 Apr 2002 2:35AM GMT 
kriddle99 14 Apr 2002 6:49PM GMT 
nbmnbm 14 Apr 2002 10:57PM GMT 
tanianicole07 12 Feb 2013 10:43PM GMT 
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