Piecing together Eleanor Jane Newell Stockford

Dearest family.  I worry that the mechanics of genealogy bore you despite my excitement at being able to extend another line just a little bit further.  So, the first part of this post will be to tell the story of Eleanor Cobe's grandmother, Eleanor Jane Newell, and I hope it is interesting.  Then I will end it with … Continue reading Piecing together Eleanor Jane Newell Stockford

Winning some, losing some: More Cluster Research

These last few weeks weren't good weeks for genealogy.  I had hoped to find more on Eleanore Jane Newell, the mother of Mary Stockford and wife of Joseph Stockford.  Eleanore Jane has no records after the filing of her husband’s will for probate.  She survived him as she signs her name on probate records along … Continue reading Winning some, losing some: More Cluster Research