William Trew was born in 1789 in Witham, Essex, England. He married Hannah Hills in Witham on April 21, 1807. The 1841 England Census has the following record for William Trew: Age: 50 Street Address: Malting Office Cottages Household Members William Trew 50 (Tanner) Samuel Trew 13 Harriet Trew 11 Edward Trew 5 The 1861 […]
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Mary Ann Bown was born on May 17, 1869 at Narrapumelap station in Wickliffe, Victoria. Mary married William (Bill) Trew whose father, Samuel Trew, was a brickmaker at Sawpit Swamp from 1878.
Welcome to the Harper Trew Family Tree. My family history journey began in earnest towards the end of 2011. I had toyed with the idea of family research back in the 90′s but most of the resources back then required that you travel to various registries, make phone calls and spend a considerable amount of […]
This one is an interesting story due to the conflicting records. According to official marriage records, Charlotte Moorse, aged 22 who was the daughter of Samuel Moorse and Amelia Moorse, married William Taylor at the ‘Temporary Church of St. Stephen’ in Portland on December 24, 1855. We believe that Charlotte actually married Samuel Trew but […]
After many hours of research, discussion at the Rootschat forum (see A Harper Family Conundrum) and a substantial amount of head scratching, I believe that Wilfred Eric Harper was born William James Harper. The best way I can provide support for this conclusion is by noting the information that we have, in point form.