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by cjardine
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Surnames J
Topic: JARDINE/JARDIM - St.Vincent, St. Kitts, Trinidad
Replies: 0
Views: 162

JARDINE/JARDIM - St.Vincent, St. Kitts, Trinidad

JARDIM sounds like JARDINE to English immigration agents. They probably migrated from Madeira during the mid-1800s. The original family has splintered and is all over the planet.
by cjardine
Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Surnames T
Topic: TOOLSIE, TOOLSI, TULSIE, TULSI - Jamaica, Trinidad, NYC
Replies: 0
Views: 505

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: 405

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: 508

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
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:03 pm
Forum: Surnames C
Topic: COMISSIONG, COMMISSIONG - St. Vincent, Kingstown
Replies: 1
Views: 2331

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 12:59 pm
Forum: Surnames B
Topic: BAPTISTE - Trinidad, Princes Town, San Fernando
Replies: 0
Views: 2056

BAPTISTE - Trinidad, Princes Town, San Fernando

Cyril Jardine, seeking my grandmother Eliza BAPTISTE ca. 1880 - 1920.
by cjardine
Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: Surnames T
Topic: TOOLSIE - Trinidad, Princes Town
Replies: 0
Views: 2722

TOOLSIE - Trinidad, Princes Town

Cyril Jardine, seeking James TOOLSIE and family ca. 1895 -1924, Presbyterian minister/catechist.
by cjardine
Wed Jun 28, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: Surnames T
Topic: TOOLSIE - Jamaica, Lucea
Replies: 0
Views: 2660

TOOLSIE - Jamaica, Lucea

Cyril Jardine, seeking James TOOLSIE ca. 1880-1890
by cjardine
Wed Jun 28, 2006 11:39 am
Forum: Surnames J
Topic: JARDINE - St. Vincent, Mesopotamia
Replies: 0
Views: 3059

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...

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