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Re: [TSL] Devon England to USA 1874
Frances Farmer via <theshipslist@rootsweb.com> on 05/08/2015

Thank you very much for your findings, Eliz.

I agree that the second is a closer match, though we descendants have no 
knowledge of a "Mary" or an "infant". Does "from Quebec" suggest 
Quebec-born, do you think?

Frances

-----Original Message----- 
From: Eliz Hanebury
Sent: Thursday, May 07, 2015 7:51 PM
To: Frances Farmer
Cc: THESHIPSLIST
Subject: Re: [TSL] Devon England to USA 1874

Here is a possible but the one below is much better

John Degan
Arrival Date:11 Jan 1869
Birth Date:abt 1849
Age:20
Gender:Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality:English
Place of Origin:England
Port of Departure:Liverpool, England
Destination:United States of America
Port of Arrival:New York, New York
Ship Name:China

Source Citation

Year: 1869; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237,
1820-1897; Microfilm Roll: Roll 305; Line:31; List Number: 27

Source Information

Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line].
Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

J C Diggins   with a Mary 29  and an "infant" from Quebec
Gender:Male
Age:30
Birth Year:abt 1848
Date of Arrival:24 Aug 1878
Vessel:Polynesian
Search Ship Database:Search for the Polynesian in the 'Passenger Ships
and Images' database
Port of Arrival:Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Port of Departure:Liverpool, England; Moville, Ireland
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Source Information

Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line].
Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.
Eliz
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On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 5:58 PM, Frances Farmer via
<theshipslist@rootsweb.com> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
>
> I am searching for details of the journey of John Charles Diggins (also 
> known as John Diggins, JC Diggins) from England to North America. He was a 
> watchmaker/jeweller by trade.
>
>     Born 5 Sep 1847 Ashton Devon England
>
>     Died 14 Jan 1887 Alpena Michigan
>
> Information from obituary:
>
> “came to America in 1874 and settled in Wakeman Ohio”
>
> “shortly afterwards came to Strathroy Ontario”
>
>     Married there in 1876 to Margaret McTaggart
>
> “an elder brother was a wealthy lumber merchant in Texas” (possibly 
> William Diggins or Thomas Diggins)
>
>
> Any information about his journey to North America would be most 
> appreciated.
>
> Frances Farmer (great-granddaughter)
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