Category Archives: John Dinnis senior

The life and times of my great grand-aunt Fanny Dinnis (5)

My previous post (The life and times of my great grand-aunt Fanny (4) concluded in 1894 with the death of Fanny’s father, John Dinnis, following on from the deaths of her two youngest children in 1889. In the England Census of 1891 Edith … Continue reading

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The life and times of my great grand-aunt Fanny (4)

I have had trouble confirming some of the information in this post. I am hoping that in a few months time my American cousins may find some death certificates and then we will know for sure. I will try to say exactly … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of my Great Grand Aunt Fanny (1)

A few days ago I made contact with some American third cousins once removed, another branch of the Dinnis family. This has been so exciting and is what makes my ancestry search so enjoyable. I was also astounded to receive … Continue reading

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The Wrong Name

I have to make a correction to the name of one of my family ancestors. It has come to my attention that Charlotte Robinson, the wife of John Dinnis, is in fact Charlotte Sampson. Which explains why I haven’t been … Continue reading

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