Enoch Close (1838) – British Army

Enoch Close (1838) was born in Leeds, England, the son of John Close (1797) and Zela Buckley. He enlisted into the British Army in 1858, serving in Canada.

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John Close (1831) – Royal Navy

John Close (1831) was born in Leeds, England, the son of John Close (1797) and Zela Buckley. He enlisted into the Royal Navy in 1856 for a 10-year period, and served on a number of ships before his discharge in…

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Edward Close (1836) – Royal Marines

Edward Close (1836) was born in York, England, the son of Edward Churchill Close (1808) and Esther Saxton. He enlisted into the Royal Marines in 1854, serving on the HMS Immortalite at Gibraltar.

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DNA Testing for Genealogy

It's been pointed out to me by one of our Contributors, Martin McDowell, that the Close's are a tardy lot when it comes to using DNA technology for their genealogy research. Martin is an Administrator for the FamilyTreeDNA site and…

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Stan Close – March 2019

Many thanks to Stan Close for his work on the South African Close's; two in fact since Stan also married a Close, but not from the same branch! Stan descends from the Gloucestershire Close's, whereas his wife Edith hails from…

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People Update – July 2018

Hola, and eyes down for another mega-update which has been brewing now for the best part of 2 years. It finishes off the Goodman John Close tree with the descendents of Thomas Close (1637) and his family in Greenwich, Connecticut…

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