The Ancestors

In Gallery

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
499 Van Brunt Street,
Red Hook, Brooklyn, 11231
Gallery Exhibition Dates:
Weekends May 7 June 12
Opening Reception:
Saturday, May 7, 2016



My Ancestors sir names can be found in the book Gypsy Passing Through,
We are Irish Travelers also known as white gypsies.

Frost - is named after my 2nd great grandmother Anna Maria Frost born in 1830 Debenham, Suffolk. England she died May 7, 1909 Debenham, Suffolk, England. She was married to my 2nd great grandfather Thomas Page.

Taylor - is named after my maternal grandmother Emma Taylor, who was born on November 3, 1900, in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. She married Frederick Joseph Nolan my maternal grandfather on February 20, 1917, in Kings County, New York. They had nine children. She died on May 30, 1987, in Lakewood, California, at the age of 86. Both Taylor and Nolan are sir names mentioned in the book Gypsies passing through.

Bennet - is named after Susannah Bennet born in 1766 Winston, Suffolk England. She died December 19th 1808 at the age of 42. She is my 4th great grandmother; she married William Shearing my 4th great grandfather on June 16, 1786, in Winston, Suffolk England. They had seven children their child Elizabeth Shearing my 3rd great-grandmother married John Page my 3rd great grandfather. Bennet and Shearing are sir names found in the Journal of the Romany and Traveler Family History Society.