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Subject: Re: [BKLYN] REYNOLDS b:1837 England
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 12:23:51 -0500 (EST)

Hi Joanne,

The best genealogy advice is to work backwards. That being said Eleanor
REYNOLDS, b about 1924, was one of my mom's best friends growing up in
Astoria, Queens.


> John was born in England 1 dec 1837 but I have no idea where. I cant find
> his birth place as I have no idea who his parents were.
> I tend to think it 'may be' in the Yorkshire area where his wife was born.
> Gertrude Pritchard was born 1854 in Up Norwood, Croydon, Yorkshire, she
> was a teacher. I have all of Gertrudes family information.
> John immigrated to USA in 1860-68 from England. He was 23 at the time and
> Gertrude immigrated in 1888 according to 1900 US Census she was 34.
> I cannot find him migrating to USA.
> I found my John Reynolds in the Lain Brooklyn City Directory (FHC film
> #1376610) 1897-98 it had John Reynolds 'nurse' h 1601 Atlantic av - - that is
> the address that was on his daughter Winnifred`s birth certificate, she was
> born 1897 in Brooklyn..

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