by Bruce CAVANAGH
Family – That six letter word that binds ancestors and descendants alike together
I have had a little more success with my birth mother’s family, with the majority of her paternal side also having origins in England and on her maternal side from both Scotland and Ireland.
I have traced the KENNARD (also known as KENWARD) family back to the 1680’s to Aylesford in Kent and where my 6x gt. grandfather Thomas Kenward was married to Mary BOWLE in 1703.
My 5x gt. Parents were John Kenward & Mary FULLER who were married at Maidstone in 1727.
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