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This website details the family tree and associated documents of the families who came together to create the children of Reginald Vincent Phillips and Lucy Ellen Martha Pfeiffer.

The childhood photos of Verna Field nee Phillips - a daughter of the above couple - are also available online here

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This interesting surname is of English and Scottish origin, and is a patronymic of the surname Andrew, which is derived from the personal name from the Greek "Andreas", a derivative of "andreios", manly, from "aner", man, male. This was the name of the first of Jesus Christ's disciples, and it is also the name of the patron saint of both Scotland and Russia. ... (read more)
      Bertha1 entry

This most interesting surname has three distinct origins. Firstly it can be an occupational name for a steward or official from the Old French "baillis" or "bailif", and middle English "bail(l)". The word survives in Scotland as "bailie", the title of a municipal magistrate, but in England has developed into "bailiff", an officer of the court. The second sou ... (read more)
      Alfred James 1882-19612 entries
      Ellen Winifred 1875-19641 entry
      Enoch Alexander 1842-191810 entries
      John Abt 18055 entries
      John Jr 1844-18791 entry
      Lucy Olive 1884-194410 entries
      Robert John 1869-19461 entry
      Roy William J 1905-19814 entries
      William George 1871-19632 entries

This interesting old name is of early Medieval English and French origin, and is an occupational surname for a smith or a worker in iron. The name derives from the Middle English and Old French terms "ferreor, ferour", smith, derivatives of "fer", iron, from the Latin "ferrum". The development of the surname shows the usual Medieval English change in pronunc ... (read more)
      Frances 1837-19243 entries
      Thomas Abt 1778-18594 entries

This interesting surname, with variant spellings Gascoign(e), Gascoin(e), Gasquoine, Gaskain, Gasken, and Gasking, originated as a regional name for someone from the province of Gascony, written as "Gascogne" in Old French. The name of this region in South West France derives from that of the Basques who once occupied the area. First named in Roman sources a ... (read more)
      Olivia Abt 1761-18303 entries

      Wayne William Bryce 1968-20092 entries

Recorded in over one hundred spelling forms ranging from Lucas, Luke, Luck and Luckett (English and Scottish), Lucas and Lucaud (France), Luca (Italy), Luk, Lucker and Lauks (Germany), Luasek and Kasek (Czech), Lukasik (Poland), Lukashevich (Ukraine), Lukovic (Croatia), and many more, this is a 12th century surname of several possible origins. For most nameh ... (read more)
      Ann 1789-18642 entries
      Nathaniel Abt 1764-181810 entries

Recorded as Manson, Mainson, Mansioun and the rare Monson, this is Scottish surname. It derives from the pre 7th century Norse-Viking personal name Magnusson, meaning the son of Magnus, a popular name amongst the Norse, and one which used by several early kings of the Hebrides and the Isle of Man. The first name holder was probably a chieftain in the Hebride ... (read more)
      Ann 1857-19399 entries
      Edward 1834-19163 entries

Recorded as MacLaren, McLaren and the patronymic McLarens, this is a famous Scottish surname. It originates from the pre 10th century "Mac Labhruinn" translating a the son of Labhrunn, the latter being a Gaelic form of the ancient Roman baptismal name Lawrence. This was a name associated with biblical times, and hence one which was brought back to Europe by ... (read more)
      Charles 1892-19461 entry
      Family1 entry
      Florence 1884-19316 entries
      Peter Abt 1851-19083 entries

This interesting surname has two related origins, both deriving from the Old French word "persone", in Middle English (1200 - 1500) "persone" or "persoun", meaning a parson or a priest. The ultimate derivation is from the Latin word "persona", meaning "person" or "character", and it is thought that the shift in meaning from "person" to "priest" arose from th ... (read more)
      Mary Abt 1819-18823 entries

Recorded in several ways including Pfiffer, Phifer, Pfeuffer, Pfeiffer, Pfeifer, Pieper, Feifer, and Peifer, this famous German surname is occupational. It can describe either a piper, possibly in the military sense of pipes and drums, although more probably in the general sense of a musician who played the pipes at the various festivals and travelling theat ... (read more)
      Bertha May Olive 1910-19243 entries
      Carl Otto Ulrich Wilhelm 1874-193715 entries
      Clifford Gordon 1933-19333 entries
      Edith May1 entry
      Family2 entries
      Francis George 19073 entries
      Heinerick2 entries
      Henerich Wilhelm 1905-19722 entries
      Lucy Ellen Martha 1912-19967 entries
      Rita 1917-19631 entry

This interesting surname is of early medieval English origin, and is one of the many surnames generated by the male given name Philip, itself coming from the Greek "Philippos", a compound of "philein", to love, and "hippos", horse; hence, "lover of horses". Philip of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, was a famous bearer of the name, and its popularity ... (read more)
      Andrew McLaren 19391 entry
      Kenneth Bruce 19371 entry
      Leslie Raymond Vincent Abt 1948-19503 entries
      Malcolm John McLaren 19353 entries
      Reginald David 1936-19882 entries
      Reginald Vincent Abt 1907-198312 entries
      Verna Elizabeth14 entries

This interesting medieval surname, with some twenty nameholders recorded in the British "Dictionary of National Biography", is one of the patronymic forms of the personal name "Steven or Stephen". This name of ancient Greek origins, dates from the pre-Christian period, and translates as "The Crown", a meaning which no doubt contributed to its popularity over ... (read more)
      Grace Abt 1818-18681 entry

Recorded as Tate and Tait, this is an Anglo-Scottish surname. It is however probably of Norse-Viking origin, deriving from the pre 7th century Old Norse word "teitr", meaning glad or cheerful. In its home country it is recorded as the personal name "Teitr", and appears in the Icelandic saga called "Landnamabok". As Tait the name was first recorded in Scotlan ... (read more)
      Eliza Jane Abt 1850-19189 entries
      George Abt 1822-18985 entries
      Robert 1844-19263 entries

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      Faro, Ann1 entry
      Maclaren, Flora 18932 entries
      Phillips, William 18591 entry

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