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From: "Tessa King" <>
Subject: DEACON & CHOWLES
Date: Sat, 3 Jun 2006 09:59:40 +0200
Lucy Eleanor CLARKE is firstly the wife of Charles Edward CHOWLES the sister
of Lucy CHOWLES, and then secondly the wife of William Henry DEACON who was
first married to Lucy CHOWLES before he married her when they had both lost
their spouses. So she was not the daughter as I previously erroneously
mentioned. William was the brother-in-law of Charles and then married his
Hope this helps untangle the web. Unfortunately I don't have any dates, just
a guess of abt 1915, abt 1917 and you have provided 1919. Did a search of my
system for anymore DEACON folk, but only have what I posted in a separate
email. I tried searching NAAIRS for anyone with the name of Helen Lucy and
came up with 7 hits but they weren't the this lady. If she died after 1978
in the Transvaal then she won't be on NAAIRS. I will see if I can find her
in the Masters Office Index when next I visit the Archives.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joan HOPE" <>
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2006 5:18 AM
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Descendants of Gertrude and John Riddle
> Thank you... I didn't have Helen. Only her 2 brothers, Jocelyn and
> Grahame, details that I got from the St Andrew's Register. The CHOWLES
> are connected to my family and so are the DEACON's, but all the
> information that I have on the 2 families is based on hearsay, as my
> father and grandfather grew up with the families. I also got some
> infomation from cemetery indexes and the St Andrew's register.
> I can't understand how Lucy Eleanor CLARKE is the daughter of his first
> wife's brother. If that is the case, why isn't her surname CHOWLES... Or
> am I just really doff!
> Do you have any dates for Helen or other siblings?
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