George is Ours!

While researching Ormsbys in York, mum discovered that there were two Ormsby boys in The Ragged School in York in 1851. She was convinced they belonged to my gt gt gt grandparents Duke and Mary Ann, but couldn’t prove it.

Well, last night I found the evidence. one of the boys, George, got married and Ancestry.com has his father as ‘Duke Ormsby.’

georgeormsby-marriage1855

There was only one Duke in York in 1855, so George is definitely ours.

This research can be so frustrating at times, but I do love that feeling when one more piece of the puzzle slips into place! plus, it’s a relief to know George didn’t meet a bad end.

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