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Roy Gardner

Gender:Male
Age:60's
Country:
 Canada
Joined:August 10 2010 (4 years ago)
Genealogy surnames I am researching:Gardner, Havens, Curran, Purdon, Graydon, Ritchie, Champion, Taylor, Anderson,

Site memberships (by number of visits)

Gardner Web SiteSite manager, since Aug 10 2010
Bennett Web SiteMember, since Jan 13 2012
Heard Web SiteMember, since Jan 20 2012
Wheeler Web SiteMember, since Aug 28 2012
Melinko/Weaver Family Web SiteMember, since Oct 7 2012
draper Web SiteMember, since Nov 6 2011
Genealogie PoldermanMember, since Dec 6 2013
Priscus Web SiteMember, since Nov 10 2014
havens Web SiteMember, since Mar 2 2013
Purdon/Chapman Web SiteMember, since Aug 22 2014
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Comments:
Pamela Bate Hello Roy,
I was wondering if it would be okay to give your email to my cousin as he is wanting to know about your line of Havens and it would be best if he gets it from a direct line relative. Reg is very interested in getting some copies of the papers on the Revolutionary War of 1775, any idea where he could find these papers?

Regards Pam from down under
2 years ago
Roy Gardner Hi Pam. I don't have anything myself. The Havens House museum might be able to help. My GGG grandfather Wm. Sr. emigrated to Canada prior to the war of 1812. That was between the US and Britian. He was loyal to the King so was forced to leave the US and flee to Canada. As far as I know from census data he did not serve in the military here due to ailments preventing him from doing so. I did have a smart match at one point from a HAVENS descendant who purported to have some research but I was not able to connect with him. I will go back and see if I can find that site. It's a while ago so might not have any luck. Cheers
Roy
2 years ago
Roy Gardner Hi Pam. Just wondering how you are doing. Its been a while. Has Reg been able to find any papers on the Havens in the American Revolution? I just read a great book titled The Loyalists of Massachussets and the Other Side of the American Revolution by: James Stark. There is only one Haven mentioned in the book briefly but they were in the midst of what took place. I highly recommend this book for its insight. Look forward to hearing from you.
one year ago
Roy Gardner One more thing Pam. I have had my DNA analysis done for the Gardner surname and have been very successful in connecting with related families. My family tree has blossomed as a result. Have you or your cousin done this? I had mine done by FTDNA. They also have a Havens project administered by Jo Havens Wright. I have a Havens cousin near me who has done the test for this project. I highly recommend it.
one year ago
jayne fleming Hi Roy,

I noticed that you didn't claim some of the silverthorne ancestors from my tree -- I'm just wondering the basis of this? (ie, did I inadvertently accept them).

By the way, you must also be part of the kidd family tree, kiddclan.ca -- I'm going the be publishing this soon on my heritage (some surprising intermarriages -- my own grandparents are probably second - third cousins, but maybe you are already familiar with all of this.
39 days ago
Roy Gardner Hi Jayne. I will have to revisit the Silverthrone connections in your tree. I dont recall off hand why i would have rejected them. Also I dont have any surname Kidd in my tree as yet. Look forward to seeing your connections.
39 days ago
Roy Gardner Hi again Jayne. Just checked your site and I only see Mary Silverthorne and her parents and I have all of them in my family tree. Are there more that I am not seeing?
39 days ago
jayne fleming I just put up the Kidd family tree. If we're related through the Graydons or the Wittets, you must be part of the Kidd family, too....
21 days ago
Roy Gardner Ok jayne. Thanks
20 days ago