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#52Ancetorsin52weeks Wk36/52 Thomas Case 1818-1860

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Thomas Case Ahnentafel Number 54 Context for discovery: This biography was written as part of the 52 ancestors in 52 weeks exercise devised by Amy Johnson Crow.  You can join in too here. The theme for this week is Exploration. Amy says: Where did your ancestors explore? Who moved around a lot? You could also share records, libraries, or archives that you've explored in. Remember, there's no wrong way to interpret the theme! Feel free to post your links and stories in the comments. Thomas was my 3rd great-grandfather on my maternal side of the family. I am ashamed to say that I have written next to nil about the Case family on my blog. “Why is that?”, I wonder. I suspect it is because others had done quite a bit of research already and shared it with me, so I didn’t think any more needed to be done. When I check my vital records for him, I only have a marriage certificate so I think I will order the death certificate.  I have found a baptism on Ancestry which should be

#52Ancestorsin52Weeks Week 35/52 George ELLIS 1838-1916

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Church of St Marty the Virgin Swineshead by Captain Smurf on Flickr Img 4896 https://flic.kr/p/7WfKH Ahnentafel Number  30 Context for discovery: George Ellis was my 2 nd great-grandfather on my mother’s side.  This biography was written as part of the 52 ancestors in 52 weeks exercise devised by Amy Johnson Crow.  You can join in too here. Amy Johnson Crow says Week 35's theme is "Free Space." I intended for this to be a week for you to choose whatever you want to write about. (Though that's true every week!) But also feel free to riff off of the theme -- maybe an ancestor who went West for land, going to a family vacation spot, or a bingo-playing ancestor? Have fun with this theme!   1837 reign of Queen Victoria begins 1838 Darwin’s theory of evolution Childhood Birth Date/Place : George was born on Wednesday (Wednesday's child is full of woe)   14 February 1838 [i] presumably at Swineshead where his parents lived.  He was the third of fo