Searching for my mother's side of the family.

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After 18 years, I've decided that it's time to search my family history. With some help so far, I've managed to trace back to my grand mother, Caroline A. Gisbourne. Mum told me that we have a few Becker's in the family but the only one she can remember is Lottie (or Charlotte). I'm hoping someone can shed some light on this situation and help me out a little. thanks!
in Genealogy Help by Emily Williams G2G Rookie (220 points)

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George Henry Edward Gisborne (Motor Engineer) aged 24, son of Geoge Henry Gisborne (Pensioner), married Lotte Frida Ida Becker (Hairdresser) aged 19, daughter of Heinrich Wilhelm Carl Becker (Hairdresser) on 31 Jul 1847 in Bristol County.

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by Deb Durham G2G Astronaut (1m points)
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John R Hopton born 1951 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. His mother's maiden name is Mcconnel.

"England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamiliySearch
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.1m points)
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George H Gisborne marriage registration, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Registration year 1947  Quarter Jul-Aug-Sep

Spouse Lotte F J Becker

"England and Wales Marriage Registration Index 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.1m points)
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Hi Emily:

If you are just beginning your research, might I suggest you start with the census records.  US censes are available up to 1940.  Also, when you are asking for help, approximate dates and places are helpful.

Bev
by Bev Weston G2G3 (3.5k points)

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