Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Antrom (in England)

The only person with this surname in my tree is my 9th great-grandmother Joan (or Johanna) ANTROM (c. 1590-?) Joan was my 9th great-grandmother. Joan ANTROM was born about 1590, probably in Frome, Somerset, England. There are two possible burial entries for Joan – one in 1625 and the other in 1639.  She married Thomas WIMPEWE 11 July… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Antrom (in England)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #49 William Reeves

For a long time all I knew about William was his name, and his occupation, which was listed on his son's marriage certificate as labourer.  This marriage certificate also showed that his son, William John Reeves, had been born in Plymouth, Devonshire, England, but I hadn’t been able to find any further information about the family in… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #49 William Reeves