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TOOLSIE, TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI - Jamaica, Trinidad, NYC

TOOLSIE, alternative spellings: TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI. There are probably more. I think this is not really an Indian surname, but actually a male given name. When asked, an indentured worker would provide the only name he knew and then it became his surname. My grandfather was born in Jamaica in 187...
by cjardine
Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:25 pm
 
Forum: Surnames T
Topic: TOOLSIE, TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI - Jamaica, Trinidad, NYC
Replies: 0
Views: 248

TOOLSIE, TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI - Jamaica, Trinidad, NYC

TOOLSIE, alternative spellings: TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI. There are probably more. I think this is not really an Indian surname, but actually a male given name. When asked, an indentured worker would provide the only name he knew and then it became his surname. My grandfather was born in Jamaica in 187...
by cjardine
Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:25 pm
 
Forum: Jamaica
Topic: TOOLSIE, TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI - Jamaica, Trinidad, NYC
Replies: 0
Views: 182

TOOLSIE, TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI - Jamaica, Trinidad, NYC

TOOLSIE, alternative spellings: TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI. There are probably more. I think this is not really an Indian surname, but actually a male given name. When asked, an indentured worker would provide the only name he knew and then it became his surname. My grandfather was born in Jamaica in 187...
by cjardine
Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:25 pm
 
Forum: Trinidad
Topic: TOOLSIE, TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI - Jamaica, Trinidad, NYC
Replies: 0
Views: 279

COMISSIONG, COMMISSIONG - St. Vincent, Kingstown

Cyril Jardine, seeking my grandmother Emma Matilda COMISSIONG ca. 1876; also Robert A. COMISSIONG, her father.
by cjardine
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:03 pm
 
Forum: Surnames C
Topic: COMISSIONG, COMMISSIONG - St. Vincent, Kingstown
Replies: 1
Views: 2092

BAPTISTE - Trinidad, Princes Town, San Fernando

Cyril Jardine, seeking my grandmother Eliza BAPTISTE ca. 1880 - 1920.
by cjardine
Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:59 pm
 
Forum: Surnames B
Topic: BAPTISTE - Trinidad, Princes Town, San Fernando
Replies: 0
Views: 1904

TOOLSIE - Trinidad, Princes Town

Cyril Jardine, seeking James TOOLSIE and family ca. 1895 -1924, Presbyterian minister/catechist.
by cjardine
Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:04 pm
 
Forum: Surnames T
Topic: TOOLSIE - Trinidad, Princes Town
Replies: 0
Views: 2552

TOOLSIE - Jamaica, Lucea

Cyril Jardine, seeking James TOOLSIE ca. 1880-1890
by cjardine
Wed Jun 28, 2006 11:43 am
 
Forum: Surnames T
Topic: TOOLSIE - Jamaica, Lucea
Replies: 0
Views: 2518

JARDINE - St. Vincent, Mesopotamia

Originally JARDIM, a Portuguese surname, probably from Madeira. Easily transliterated into JARDINE by English pursers. Cyril Jardine, seeking John (Joao?) Gonsalves JARDINE ca. 1870 who married 2 sisters in the RODERIQUE family. Originally landed St. Kitts, then went to St. Vincent and after the 190...
by cjardine
Wed Jun 28, 2006 11:39 am
 
Forum: Surnames J
Topic: JARDINE - St. Vincent, Mesopotamia
Replies: 0
Views: 2736

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