Stokes Surname England Distribution courtesy of Forebears
Names of Interest

Family Surname History – Stokes

Today I am writing about family surname history for Stokes.  I am doing more in-depth research of all the surnames in my tree so have decided to share this as I work my way back through my tree.  There are many great websites on the internet about family surname history and origins so join me on my family surname history…

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Convicts, Prison
52 Ancestors 52 Weeks, Names of Interest, The Lives of the Tree

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 5: In the Census

Moving right along in the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge – In the Census.  Censuses are a great genealogy tool for the family historian.  They provide snapshots in time of your ancestors. You can find out ages, place of birth, occupation, address, relationships between residents at an address.  Sometimes, though they leave you scratching your head. . Week 5…

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