TSGS Cruiser Blog

Saturday, February 7, 2009

"Children Reunited in Family Tree"

Grandma Ivy [Floro] Rough with Santa

John Wakelin (Wakeland) and Maria Grimwood of Warrickshire England had a son Joseph Waklin (Wakeland) 1831-1877 and a daughter Maria R. W. Wakeland 1845-1863. Their tree was reunited when Eugene Clifton Rough and Ivy May Floro were married on 12 December 1916. Ivy's Mom Sarah Francis Webb, her Mom Maria Wakelin, her Dad John Wakelin. Eugene's Mom Sarah Anetta Wakelin, her Dad Joseph Wakelin and his Dad John Wakelin. Maria and Joseph Wakelin were brother and sister born to their Father John Wakelin in Warrickshire England, making Ivy & Eugene second cousins. Eugene Rough and Ivy May [Floro] Rough are my grandparents. - Submitted by Don Counts


John G. West said...

Don, is that the "real" Santa with your Grandma or is it someone in the family?

Don said...

Wile my Grandma Ivy was living at Braun Nursing Home, Santa took time off from his many duties to stop and visit the residents.