My grandfather was Roy Francis SUCKLING. He was born 21 Sep 1922 in Niagara Falls, Niagara county, New York. The family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan and then to Cincinnati, Ohio. My grandfather served in the Army Signal Corp during WWII. In 1949, he married my grandma. He died 31 Dec 1993.
His father was William Francis Elvey SUCKLING. WFE was born 10 Aug 1897 in Merritton, Lincoln county, Ontario. He served in WWI for Canada. He married Anne Elizabeth STULL on 30 Apr 1921 in St. Catharines, Ontario. He died 17 Nov 1976 in Ohio and is buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Clermont county, Ohio.
WFE's father was William Watson SUCKLING. He was born 28 Apr 1860 in Terrington St. Clement, Norfolk, England. He immigrated to Ontario through New York City, arriving in 1888. He married Lavina Victoria FARRELL on 30 Dec 1890 in Hamilton, Ontario. Lavina died in 1904 and William remarried on 1 Jan 1916 to Mabel RICHARDS. He died 28 May 1929 in St. Catherines, Ontario and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery in Thorold, Ontario. His children were Muriel Carruthers Rice SUCKLING, Hazel Mary SUCKLING, William Francis Elvey SUCKLING, Grace Lavina SUCKLING, Dorothy Cavell SUCKLING and Eva Gladas SUCKLING.
The father of William Watson was John Elvey SUCKLING. John Elvey was born 9 Feb 1817 in Grimston, Norfolk, England. He married Caroline RICE on 1 Oct 1844 in Ludham, Norfolk, England. He died 28 Dec 1904 in Moorsholm, Yorkshire, England. The children of John Elvey SUCKLING and Caroline RICE were Frederick John SUCKLING, Alban Henry SUCKLING, Emmaline Harriet SUCKLING, Henrietta Caroline SUCKLING, Henrietta Eliza SUCKLING, Alfred William SUCKLING, Walter Watson SUCKLING, William Watson SUCKLING and Julia Eliza SUCKLING.
John Elvey was the son of John SUCKLING (abt 1787-14 Nov 1864) and Jemima ELVEY. John and Jemima's children include Harriet SUCKLING, Henry SUCKLING, John Elvey SUCKLING, Jemima SUCKLING and Ann SUCKLING.
Any cousins of the SUCKLING family out there? Send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and let's see what we can find out together!