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BELL and McDOWALL

posted by: Merril Bourne
April 09, 2003

Descendants of John Bell

1 John Bell
b: 1792 in South Lynn, Norfolk, England
m: Susan Mary -- d: bef. 1825 in ? Malta
m: Charlotte Williams (2nd wife), Aug 13, 1825, of St. Stephen, Bristol, UK.

2 Thomas William Bell
b: March 18, 1819 in Malta,
d: December 03, 1877 in Dumphries Estate,Carriacou,West Indies
m: Jane Sherwood - Dec 21, 1852, d: abt. 1867 in Grenada, West Indies
m: Margaret Jane Wilson (2nd wife), Dec 24, 1867. d: Bef. Dec 1877

2 John Bell
b: abt. 1824
d: Oct 31, 1860, Tigre Rebellion in Abyssinia
m: Waisero Warknesh, Abyssinia

2 Susan Bell
b: abt. 1814
m: John Joseph McDowall, January 23, 1841 in Malta
    (son of David Keay McDowall & Barbara see below).
d: December 25, 1843 in Malta.

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Descendants of David Keay McDowall

1 David Keay McDowall
m: Barbara - 1835 d: January 07, 1835 in Malta
d: May 26, 1843 in Strada San Ursola, Malta ( 40 yrs in Malta)

2 John Joseph McDowall
b: abt. 1814
d: December 25, 1843 in Malta
m: Susan Bell (see above)

3 Charlotte Barbara McDowall
b: October 15, 1841 Malta

3 John Miller McDowall
b: November 03, 1843 Malta

2 Alexander David McDowall
b: August 19, 1819

2 George Vernon McDowall
b: January 24, 1821
d: March 21, 1855 (of McDowall & Sons, Ship Chandlers)

m.bourne@ihug.co.nz




AZZOPARDI     as well as
BORG, BONNICI,
CAMENZULI, CARUANA, CAUCHI, COPPOLA,
FARRUGIA,
GALEA,
MERCIECA,
SALIBA, SEICHEL,
VELLA

posted by: Jenina Halitsky
March 30, 2005

I thought I would post my Family Names in Malta in hopes that I may be able to locate some family both past and present.

I have dates (some birth/marriage/death dates) that I can share if the names and locations match up. I am looking for descendants of any of the following or any information on these individuals. I have listed the last names, first names and in brackets the area they were married or born in:

AZZOPARDI: Vincentino (Valletta), Paulo (Zebbuge), Giovanna (Valletta), Gaudenzio (Zebbug), Gaetano (Sliema and Valletta), Angelo (Zejtun)
BORG: Clara (Zejtun)
BONNICI: Iris (Valletta), Rogatino (Valletta), Luigi (Zeitun), Giovanni (Zejtun), Michelangelo (Zejtun), Lorenzo (Matrice, Gozo), Giuseppe (Qormi)
CAMENZULI: Annuziata (Velletta), Michele (Velletta)
CARUANA: Evangelista (Zejtun), Andrea (Zejtun)
CASSAR: Maria
CAUCHI: Maria (Attard)
COPPOLA: Anna (Valletta)
FARRUGIA: Maria (Velletta), Catarina (Zejtun), Maria (Zejtun)
GALEA: Francesca (Zejtun), Aloisio (Zejtun)
MERCIECA: Caterina (Matrice, Gozo)
SALIBA: Therese (Matrice, Gozo), Michele (Matrice, Gozo)
SEICHEL: Maria (Zejtun), Giuseppe (Zejtun)
VELLA: Consolata (Valletta), Carmelo


Jenina Halitsky
Michigan, USA

--neener@mac.com

Additional Notes from my-malta.com:

  1. 'Paulo' may be substituted by 'Paolo',
  2. 'Zebbuge' by 'Zebbug' and pls note that there are two such locations on the Maltese Islands;
    Haz-Zebbug on Malta and Zebbug on Gozo, and
  3. 'Zeitun' by 'Zejtun', the latter being the correct/ modern spelling.


  4. 'Luigi' and 'Aloisio' may be interchangeable
  5. 'Catarina' may be found as 'Katarina', 'Katrin', or 'Caterina'
  6. 'Matrice' on Gozo implies the capital, i.e. 'Rabat'/'Victoria', possibly even the Gozo Cathedral within the Citadel.





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