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East India Merchants in Wimbledon:The Diary of George and Gertrude Walker, 1860-63 By Denis Mollison
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George Walker married Susan Gertrude Liddell in 1847 in Madras. In 1850 he founded his own company there, which was to last well into the 20th century. But the years of this diary (1860-63) find... More > George and Gertrude living in Wimbledon, visiting the Great Exhibition of 1862, hearing Jenny Lind (and their own local nightingales) sing and Dickens read, and taking long seaside holidays on the south coast and in Scotland. George's wide business contacts, Gertrude's more than fifty cousins, and their location near London give them a busy social life, with visitors from India, Ceylon, Scotland and Cornwall. They already have five children, and two more are born during the period of the diary. Their close friends William and Elizabeth Sim move into Cottenham Park, `the finest house near London', during the period of the diary, for what was to prove a brief and tragic stay.< Less
Three Dobbins Generations at Frontiers By Robert Z. Callaham, James F. McConnell
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James Dobbins’(b. 1740, Ireland) story begins in Augusta Co., Va. James and Elizabeth (Stephenson) Dobbins spent their formative years, were married, and began their family. Their sons, Robert... More > Boyd and John, were b. 1783 &’85. The family migrated to Abbeville & Pendleton, SC. James & Elizabeth had seven children. Four daughters and their husbands were: Mary w/John H. Morris (emigrated to Franklin Co., TN), Elizabeth w/George H. Hillhouse (emig. to Giles Co. & Lawrence Co., TN), Sarah w/Hugh F. Callaham (emig. to St. Clair Co., Ala.), Jane w/George Liddell (emig. to Noxubee Co. & Winston Co., MS). Their last-born, James, Jr., b. 1790, died young at home. They & their spouses' families were Scotch-Irish settlers in backcountry of SC. Ten families representing two generations were pioneers and products of history, geography, and culture of frontiers in SC. Six children migrated west, north, & south to new frontiers. Grandchildren of James & Elizabeth became the third Dobbins generation at farther frontiers.< Less