Tag Archives: Rufus Harry Darling

Sometimes the Census Taker is Wrong & Andrew Martin Darling

Sometimes the Census Taker is Wrong By Don Taylor I’ve been having many roadblocks in my Abner Darling (1780-1839) research. Enough so that I decided to take a step back and look at Abner Darling’s descendants much more closely. The first … Continue reading

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Darling – Surname Saturday

Darling Surname Saturday By Don Taylor According to Forebears, dyrling was an “Old English term used to denote the young noble of a house, perhaps exclusively the eldest son, on whom all expectations rested.” Later it became a family name[i].  … Continue reading

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100 Years ago – Robert Harry Darling – (1907-1969)

Robert Harry Darlingc. 1917 Little Robert Harry Darling’s mother, Anna/Hanna, died in 1913. He was only five years old at the time. Apparently, his father, a railroad man, was either too transient or too ill to take care of Robert … Continue reading

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Rufus Harry Darling (1857-1917)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 26 – Rufus Harry Darling (1857-1917) Rufus Harry Darling It is just plain fun to research for some ancestors. I found that my wife’s great grandfather Rufus was such an individual. Family legend … Continue reading

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