Adda Katherine Gräfin von Rhoden1

F, #257721, b. 1871, d. 30 August 1938
Last Edited=17 Nov 2010
     Adda Katherine Gräfin von Rhoden was born in 1871.1 She was the daughter of Albrecht Georg Bernhard Karl Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont and Dorothea Gage, Gräfin von Rhoden.1 She married Robert St. George-Johnston.1 She died on 30 August 1938.1
     Her married name became St. George-Johnston.1

Citations

  1. [S3217] John O'Grady, "re: Pigot Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 17 July 2008 and 6 June 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pigott Family."

Major Charles Adam Murray Alexander1

M, #257722, b. 11 July 1889, d. 8 September 1958
Last Edited=17 Nov 2010
     Major Charles Adam Murray Alexander was born on 11 July 1889.2 He was the son of Colonel Charles Murray Alexander and Mary Anna Catherine Lowry.1 He married Gladys Sylvia MacGregor Greer, daughter of Major Thomas MacGregor Greer and Dorinda Florence Lowry, on 31 December 1918.1 He died on 8 September 1958 at age 69.1
     He was educated at Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He was commissioned in 1910, in the service of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.2 He fought in the First World War, when he was wounded, and was mentioned in despatches.2 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1917.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Major in 1919.2 He retired from the military in 1930.2 He held the office of High Sheriff in 1936.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) in 1938.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) in 1940.1 He was a director of Ulster Bank Ltd.2 He was a director of the Pigs Marketing Board, Northern Ireland.2 He was a director of the Great Northern Railway.2 He held the office of Member, Electricity Board, Northern Ireland.2 He was a director of Ferguson Ltd at Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.2 He was a Director of Bessbrook Spinning Company Ltd.2 He was a director of Harry Ferguson Motors Ltd.2 He was a director of J. N. Richardson Sons & Owden Ltd.2 He and Gladys Sylvia MacGregor Greer lived at Pomery House, County Tyrone, IrelandG, formerly, which was sold in 1959.1 He and Gladys Sylvia MacGregor Greer lived at Termon, Carrickmore, County Tyrone, IrelandG.1

Children of Major Charles Adam Murray Alexander and Gladys Sylvia MacGregor Greer

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander1

F, #257723, b. 25 April 1921, d. 20 March 2010
Last Edited=8 Apr 2015
     Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander was born on 25 April 1921.1 She was the daughter of Major Charles Adam Murray Alexander and Gladys Sylvia MacGregor Greer.1 She married Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns, son of John Astley Ferns, on 4 April 1944.1 She died on 20 March 2010 at age 88 at Hereford, Herefordshire, England.2
     Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander usually went by her middle name of Ruth.1 She served in the Second World War, with the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry.1 From 4 April 1944, her married name became Ferns.1

Children of Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander and Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.

Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns1

M, #257724
Last Edited=26 Dec 2007
     Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns is the son of John Astley Ferns.1 He married Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander, daughter of Major Charles Adam Murray Alexander and Gladys Sylvia MacGregor Greer, on 4 April 1944.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment.1 He was registered as a Barrister-at-law.1 As of 1976, Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns lived at Rock Cottage, Kerridge, Cheshire, EnglandG, (near Bollington).1 As of 1976, Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns lived at Termon, Carrickmore, County Tyrone, IrelandG.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns and Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

John Astley Ferns1

M, #257725
Last Edited=26 Dec 2007
     John Astley Ferns lived at Wilmslow, Cheshire, EnglandG.1

Child of John Astley Ferns

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]


Captain John Astley Lowry Ferns1

M, #257726, b. 26 May 1945
Last Edited=26 Dec 2007
     Captain John Astley Lowry Ferns was born on 26 May 1945.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns and Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander.1 He married Dorothy Margaret Lillie, daughter of Charles Lillie, on 21 September 1973.1
     He was educated at Repton School, Repton, Derbyshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Dorothy Margaret Lillie1

F, #257727
Last Edited=26 Dec 2007
     Dorothy Margaret Lillie is the daughter of Charles Lillie.1 She married Captain John Astley Lowry Ferns, son of Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns and Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander, on 21 September 1973.1
     From 21 September 1973, her married name became Ferns.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Charles Lillie1

M, #257728
Last Edited=26 Dec 2007
     Charles Lillie lived at West Berlin, GermanyG.1

Child of Charles Lillie

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Rosemary Sylvia Dorinda Ferns1

F, #257729, b. 2 August 1947
Last Edited=26 Dec 2007
     Rosemary Sylvia Dorinda Ferns was born on 2 August 1947.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns and Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander.1 She married Andrew Michael Abernethy Simpson, son of Colonel Robert Alexander Simpson, on 1 December 1973.1
     From 1 December 1973, her married name became Simpson.1

Child of Rosemary Sylvia Dorinda Ferns and Andrew Michael Abernethy Simpson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Andrew Michael Abernethy Simpson1

M, #257730
Last Edited=28 Mar 2008
     Andrew Michael Abernethy Simpson is the son of Colonel Robert Alexander Simpson.1 He married Rosemary Sylvia Dorinda Ferns, daughter of Lt.-Col. Peter Ferns and Evelyn Ruth Dorinda Mary Alexander, on 1 December 1973.1
     He was a member of the (an unknown value).1

Child of Andrew Michael Abernethy Simpson and Rosemary Sylvia Dorinda Ferns

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Alexander family, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]