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People Connected to Cheshire

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  • Thomas William Garner (1862 - d.)
    AS THOMAS LEFT THE FAMILY CIRCA 1906 ANY RECORDS AFTER THIS TIME ARE EXTREMELY IMPORTANT: Slater's Manchester, Salford & Suburban Directory, 1909. [Part 2: Alphabetical Directory ] Great Northern R...
  • Thomas Christopher McDonnell (1838 - 1909)
    In 1901 England & Wales Census Thomas C McDonell Gender: Male Birth: Circa 1841 Manchester, Lancashire Residence: 1901 59 Langley, Langley, Cheshire, England Age: 60 Marital status:...
  • Thomas Garner (c.1809 - 1853)
    Through My Heritage found two possible birth records: England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 Birth: Mar 28 1808 - Saint Giles, Newcastle Under Lyme, Stafford, England Christening: May 8 1808 - St. ...
  • Thomas Christopher McDonnell (1869 - 1923)
    In 1901 England & Wales Census Thomas C McDonnell Gender: Male Birth: Circa 1870 Manchester, Lancashire Residence: 1901 36 Mill Lane, MacClesfield, Cheshire, England Age: 31 Marital...
  • Francis Evans (1906 - d.)
    Baptised in Warrington by Rev VH Davis.

People Connected to Cheshire

Historic County of England

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See also

How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Cheshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Cheshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Cheshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Cheshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

These are accommodated by the project Historical Cheshire which covers the History of Cheshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown. Those people of note with connections to the county are to be listed in. Cheshire - Famous People


People from Cheshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Cheshire family heads" on GENi" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project

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Heads of Cheshire Families on Geni

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  • Hannah GARNER Her father was from Staffordshire and her son was illigitimate so she is the head of the family to from Cheshire.


















Emigrants from Cheshire

Please add the names of people from Cheshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States

  • Obediah Bruen, Emigrant to America Born Tarvin, Cheshire, EnglandSon of John Bruen of Bruen Stapleford, Shropshire, England and his second wife, Anne Fox, daughter of William Fox of the Rhodes, Lancashire. Husband of Sarah (unknown last name). Father of Mary, Sarah, Rebecca, Hannah, and John. He was one of the founders of Neward, New Jersey, generally accepted as a "gateway" ancestor by many organisations.
  • Roger Bruen
  • David Manwaring (1862 Sandbach - 1912 Utah)



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to English Counties
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