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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
DEFORD Henry Stephen Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1846 Henry Stephen Deford, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born in 1846. Parents: James Deford and Elizabeth Rollison. He learned his trade from George E. Lambert, who operated a carriage shop in Chestertown, Kent Co., MD. In 1893, Henry was operating a wheelwright shop out of the Lambert carriage shop, with Ned Ringgold (also in the Blacksmith Index) operating the blacksmith shop. Henry is listed as a blacksmith/wheelwright in the 1870 and 1873 Kent County Directories and the 1903 Maryland Directory. Henry never married and lived for many years with his unmarried sister Kate. His household at times also inlcuded a widowed aunt and a motherless cousin. In the Kent News of 28 April 1934: "Henry Deford, one of Chestertown's oldest citizens, has been quite ill at his home in Chestertown". Henry died in May 1935. He is my great grand uncle and his parents are my great great grandparents. His sister, Mary Elizabeth Deford, married my great grandfather, William Samuel Elburn. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of America & Canada and the Wheelwrights Indexes..  
GARVEY Cecil Blacksmith 1901 Cecil Garvey, blacksmith. Along with brothers John & William Garvey, born in Durham, Sunderland, Uk . See 1901 census for father Edward born 1852 ( listed in Blacksmith of Durham & Yorkshire), mother Jane Ann Eleanor & list of several siblings. The three Garvey boys: John Andrew, Cecil Joseph Gt. Garvey & William Joseph Garvey, moved to Canada, some working as blacksmiths there. John Andrew joined the Canadian Overseas Force and is killed in the First World..  
GARVEY John Blacksmith 1901 John Garvey, blacksmith. Along with brothers Cecil & William Garvey, born in Durham, Sunderland, Uk . See 1901 census for father Edward born 1852 ( listed in Blacksmith of Durham & Yorkshire), mother Jane Ann Eleanor & list of several siblings. The three Garvey boys: John Andrew, Cecil Joseph Gt. Garvey & William Joseph Garvey, moved to Canada, some working as blacksmiths there. John Andrew joined the Canadian Overseas Force and is killed in the First World..  
GARVEY William Blacksmith 1901 William Garvey, blacksmith. Along with brothers Cecil & John Garvey, born in Durham, Sunderland, Uk . See 1901 census for father Edward born 1852 ( listed in Blacksmith of Durham & Yorkshire), mother Jane Ann Eleanor & list of several siblings. The three Garvey boys: John Andrew, Cecil Joseph Gt. Garvey & William Joseph Garvey, moved to Canada, some working as blacksmiths there. John Andrew joined the Canadian Overseas Force and is killed in the First World..  
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