środa, 11 stycznia 2017

Daniel Tolkien, furrier was brother of J. Benjamin Tolkien – ultimate proof!

Source: Ancestry.co.uk

Some of you had doubts if Daniel G. Tolkien born in Gdańsk (Danzig) in 1747 was brother of John Benjamin Tolkien of the line of J.R.R. Tolkien (and was probably born in Gdańsk too in 1753). Here there is a document which is the proof that George Tolkien (1784-1840) of J.R.R. Tolkien's line lived in the house of Daniel Tolkien and was his furrier apprentice! Do we need more proofs?*

* Another one is the fact that Ann Austen, wife of Daniel Tolkien was witness during John Benjamin Tolkien's wedding with Mary Wall (see here). And another one that they even baptized their children close one after another:

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