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From: "Howard & VicciAnne Cook" <>
Subject: Re: [PAALLEGH-L] WILLIAMS, Nicholas and his descendants
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 1999 22:22:55 -0500
LOL, How true!!
Try searching for a Cook, Woods or Fry/Frey/Frye. Are we having fun yet?
From: Souhrada <>
Date: Saturday, January 30, 1999 9:44 PM
Subject: RE: [PAALLEGH-L] WILLIAMS, Nicholas and his descendants
>Yeah, I know..WILLIAMS to research is so much fun!! Actually, my
>generation, and the one before, of Williams descent cousins decided to make
>it even more fun... they married SMITH & JONES!!
>I had a great amount of luck, all because of a rather unique name (JEREMIAH
>WILLIAMS, father of Nicholas Williams), and the notation of Cornwall, UK on
>Nicholas' death certificate. I hired via the Internet, a gent in England
>who specializes in looking up Cornwall records (England began a census in
>the 1840's I think), and he found the birth records , marriage, etc. for my
>Then I took a flying leap of faith, and wrote to the church where he was
>baptized (St. Feock's in St. Feock's, Cornwall, UK)...and letter 2 brought
>an e-mail response by the current vicar. He had passed along my
>to the TOWN HISTORIAN!! This gent did a lot of look-ups in the church
>registers and wandered through the cemetery...et voila! I have WILLIAMS
>back to 1700ish. Serendipity how some lines work out, and others are pure
>Wish I could say that NICHOLAS had a sister MARY who emigrated with him,
>but I can't. I do think he came here with someone, but can't prove it yet
>(probably a brother named James). Good luck to you. Let me know if you
>want that Cornwall researcher's name, URL etc.
>PA: HAGERTY, ROBSON, ATCHESON,MC ALISTER,
> GEHO, WILLIAMS, BLANEY, MCCLUGAGE, HUDSON
>IL: SOUHRADA, SORGMANN, HARTMANN, VALTA,
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