Search beyond both great-great grandfathers at a dead end

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I have had no luck getting beyond my paternal (Campion-678) and maternal (Leonard-10913) grandfathers. I believe I'm looking for roots in the British Isles but I've hit a wall and I'm wondering if anyone can suggest next steps?

Thanks.

Dave (Campion-655)
in Genealogy Help by David Campion G2G Rookie (190 points)
retagged by Dorothy Barry
I am adding a few sources to some of your Campion profiles showing more exact dates that should help you when researching.  You can try familysearch.org which is free but you have to register.

I believe these are the parents of James Campion-678.  See what you can find.

Elizabeth West

 in the London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921

Name: Elizabeth West
Event Date: 7 Nov 1785
Spouse's name: John Campion
Spouse's Parish: St Luke
Spouse's County: Middlesex
Event Type: Bond
Reference Number: DL/A/D/24/MS10091E/98

Source Information

Ancestry.com. London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

Original data: Marriage Bonds and Allegations. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives.

1 Answer

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Hi David!  

Welcome to WikiTree!

DNA can sometimes help provide clues that can break down brick walls....Have you considered it?

If you'd like some more info on it, here's a good introductory blog post from Roberta Estes.  

She has lots other info as well, in other posts, such as this one about what to do when you get your results.

Cheers

Shirlea

by Shirlea Smith G2G6 Pilot (133k points)
edited by Shirlea Smith

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