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    1800s CAF

    Dice:

    The Year is 1860. Your name is (FN & MN:; LN: ) and you're 19 years old and work as a (chose from Gender and Work: )

    You live in (a. London; b. Manchester; c. Liverpool) with your parents () and your (roll d8) younger siblings (genders your choice).
    Sibling 1 was born in 1843:
    Sibling 2 was born in 1844:
    Siblings 3 & 4 were born in 1847:
    Sibling 5 was born in 1849:
    Sibling was 6 was born in 1850:
    Sibling 7 was born in 1853:
    Sibling 8 was born in 1855:

    One day, you run into a charming young gentleman (FN & MN: LN: ) while on your way to meet up with your friends. During your walk, you find out that he's a (choose any: ) You chat all the way to the tearooms where you're meeting friends and part ways with the promise to see each other again soon!

    You meet up with him several times over the next (roll d6) weeks and before you know you're courting!
    After courting each other for (roll d6) months, DH proposes! Of course you say yes and (roll d8) months later, you're married! You start trying for a baby (a. immediately, b. roll d3 years later).

    Option A
    You fall pregnant on the first try! 9 months later, to give birth to a healthy (roll d6: even; girl, odd, boy) in the spring of 1862!
    Name:

    Option B
    After being married for (1/2/3) years, you decide starting trying for a family. You fall pregnant, on the second try, and 9 months later give birth to a healthy (roll d6: even; girl, odd, boy)!
    Name:
    If you waited 1 year before trying:
    If you waited 2 years before trying:
    If you waited 3 years before trying:

    For both options, continue from here

    It's now 1867. Your first child is (age) and you've just given birth to your second; a (even, girl; odd, boy). Name:

    The following year to your surprise, you find yourself pregnant again. 8 months later, you give birth to twins (roll d6)! They are smaller than your other babies were, but they both thrive.
    Names:

    When your twins are 3, a fire breaks out in a house a few streets from you. You later hear that both parents died, leaving their 3 children (aged 11, 7 and 5) orphaned. Not wanting them to live on the streets, you approach your husband about adopting them. After a serious discussion and a visit to the authorities, you become the legal guardians of the children.
    The 11 year old's names is:
    The 7 year old's name is:
    The 5 year old's name is:

    Another 2 years pass and you find yourself pregnant again. 9 months later, you give birth to (even, girl; odd, boy).
    Name:

    When your youngest is 3, you find yourself pregnant for what you decide will be the last time. 8-and-a--half months later, you give birth to a (gender your choice).
    Name:

    Your family is complete! List everyone in your family, including ages and any other details you like!
    23. One Direction. Doctor Who. Sherlock. Supernatural. Name lover.

    Young Ladies (Not all): Adelisa, Rowena, Clover, Isolde, Georgina, Amelia, Genevieve, Jemima, Edith, Adelaide, Eleanor, Ottilie, Henrietta, River, Clara, Francesca, Winifred, Hazel, Sybil

    Young Sirs (Not all): Edmund, Rory, Louis, Theodore, Frederick, Osmond, Henry, Desmond, Everard, Humphrey, Oliver, Rowan, Wesley, Hugo, Ernest, Eric, George, Wilfred

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    The year is 1860. Your name is Philippa Thomasine Foxley and you're 19 years old and work as a governess.

    You live in Manchester with your parents Thomas and Louisa and your three siblings. Beatrice Minerva (17), Edwin Silvanus (16) and Wilford Ephraim (13).

    One day, you run into a charming young gentleman named Hughes Alexander Maclaren while on your way to meet up with your friends. During your walk, you find out that he's a clergyman. You chat all the way to the tearooms where you're meeting friends and part ways with the promise to see each other again soon!

    You meet up with him several times over the next six weeks and before you know you're courting!
    After courting each other for three months, Hughes proposes! Of course you say yes and four months later, you're married! You start trying for a baby immediately.

    You fall pregnant on the first try! 9 months later, to give birth to a healthy baby girl in the spring of 1862! You decide to call her Alice Delta Emily Maclaren.

    It's now 1867. Your first child is five years old and you've just given birth to your second; a boy called Alexander Agrippa Maclaren.

    The following year to your surprise, you find yourself pregnant again. 8 months later, you give birth to twins Matilda Varanna Maclaren and Victor Napoleon Maclaren! They are smaller than your other babies were, but they both thrive.

    When your twins are 3, a fire breaks out in a house a few streets from you. You later hear that both parents died, leaving their 3 children (aged 11, 7 and 5) orphaned. Not wanting them to live on the streets, you approach your husband about adopting them. After a serious discussion and a visit to the authorities, you become the legal guardians of the children.
    The 11 year old's name is Helen Rosalie Alexandrina.
    The 7 year old's name is Jules Horace Virgile Emile.
    The 5 year old's name is Vere Robert.

    Another 2 years pass and you find yourself pregnant again. 9 months later, you give birth to Violet Oak Maclaren.

    When your youngest is 3, you find yourself pregnant for what you decide will be the last time. 8 and a half months later, you give birth to a boy named Nicolas Leonidas Maclaren.

    Hughes Alexander Maclaren (36) and Philippa Thomasine Maclaren (35) [née Foxley]
    Helen Rosalie Alexandrina (16)
    Alice Delta Emily (14)
    Jules Horace Virgile Emile (12)
    Vere Robert (10)
    Alexander Agrippa (9)
    Matilda Varanna and Victor Napoleon (8)
    Violet Oak (3)
    Nicolas Leonidas (nb)

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    The Year is 1860. Your name is Honora Ethelind Summerby “Nora” and you're 19 years old and work as a dressmaker.

    You live in Manchester with your parents Miles Edmund + Abigail Dorothy Summersby and your three younger siblings, Caroline AugustaCarrie”, Edmund Godolphin “Teddy” + Henry OrpheusHal”.

    One day, you run into a charming young gentleman Robert Lancelot MacLennan while on your way to meet up with your friends. During your walk, you find out that he's a barrister. You chat all the way to the tearooms where you're meeting friends and part ways with the promise to see each other again soon!

    You meet up with him several times over the next four weeks and before you know you're courting! After courting each other for three months, Robert proposes! Of course you say yes and three months later, you're married! You start trying for a baby immediately.

    You fall pregnant on the first try! 9 months later, to give birth to a healthy girl in the spring of 1862!
    Name: Petronella RhodaNellie

    It's now 1867. Your first child is five and you've just given birth to your second; another girl. Name: Lora Arethusa

    The following year to your surprise, you find yourself pregnant again. 8 months later, you give birth to twins boys! They are smaller than your other babies were, but they both thrive.
    Names: Peregrine St John + Arden Chrysostom

    When your twins are 3, a fire breaks out in a house a few streets from you. You later hear that both parents died, leaving their 3 children (aged 11, 7 and 5) orphaned. Not wanting them to live on the streets, you approach your husband about adopting them. After a serious discussion and a visit to the authorities, you become the legal guardians of the children.
    The 11 year old's names is: Iris Hadassah
    The 7 year old's name is: Ida Clementia
    The 5 year old's name is: James Athelstan

    Another 2 years pass and you find yourself pregnant again. 9 months later, you give birth to a girl.
    Name: Bathsheba Maude

    When your youngest is 3, you find yourself pregnant for what you decide will be the last time. 8-and-a--half months later, you give birth to a son.
    Name: John Arundel Fitzarthur

    Honora Ethelind Summersby (35) + Robert Lancelot MacLennan (36)
    -Iris Hadassah MacLennan (16)
    -Petronella Rhoda MacLennan (14)
    -Ida Clementia MacLennan (12)
    -James Athelstan MacLennan (10)
    -Lora Arethusa MacLennan (9)
    -Peregrine St John MacLennan (8)
    -Arden Chrysostom MacLennan (8)
    -Bathsheba Maude MacLennan (3)
    -John Arundel Fitzarthur MacLennan (nb)

    Bridie - 23 - Dublin

    Helena Rosalind Joan | Alice Genevieve Eliza | Rosemary Abigail Macha
    Dolores Belva Sadhbh | Inez Susannah Paschalle | Réalta Dorothy Cecilia

    Lena, Alice, Rosie, Lora, Inez & Réalta


    Oisín Thomas Jude | Joseph Robert MacBride | Ruairí Ferdia Alden
    James Amargein Sumner | Naoise Fitzgerald Evander | Myles Almanzo Leighton

    Oisín, Bobby, Ruairí, Jem, Naoise & Myles

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    Year: 1860
    Agatha Jane Darby (35)
    -Dressmaker
    -live in London

    Parents: Ralph James (63) & Elizabeth Dorothy (60)
    DD(1843): Ophelia Lucy (33)
    DD(1844): Smith Percival (32)
    DS/DS(1847): Otto Frederick / Henry Thomas (29)
    DD(1849): Edith Grace (27)
    DS(1850): Lewis James (26)


    Henry Oswald MacLaine (31)
    -blacksmith

    -5 wks later, courting
    -court for 4 months, then proposes
    -marry 4 months later
    -married for 2 yrs then pregnant

    -DS(1864): Augustus ClydeAugust” (12)
    -DS (1867): Harry Arthur (9)
    -DS/DD(1868): Percy Hugh / Evelyn Maude (8)

    -ADS(1860): Oliver Silas (16)
    -ADD(1864): Sylvia Blanche (12)
    -ADD(1866): Coralie AmeliaCora” (10)

    -DD(1873): Annie Clare (3)
    -DS(1876): Simon Valentine (0)

    Agatha & Henry
    Oliver, August, Sylvia, Cora, Harry, Percy, Evelyn, Annie, & Simon

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    The Year is 1860. Your name is Matilda Araminta Digby and you're 19 years old and work as a writer.

    You live in Liverpool with your parents, Lawrence Miles Digby and Louisa Abigail Digby {Johnson} and your 5 younger siblings:
    Adelaide Augusta Digby (1843)
    Oswald Lauchlin Digby (1844)
    Charles Titus Digby & Catherine Leonora Digby (1847)
    Samuel Griffin Digby (1849)

    One day, you run into a charming young gentleman named Oliver Willoughby Macalister while on your way to meet up with your friends. During your walk, you find out that he's a Mechanical Engineer. You chat all the way to the tearooms where you're meeting friends and part ways with the promise to see each other again soon!

    You meet up with him several times over the next 6 weeks and before you know you're courting!
    After courting each other for 3 months, Oliver proposes! Of course you say yes and 2 months later, you're married!

    After being married for 1 year, you decide starting trying for a family. You fall pregnant, on the second try, and 9 months later give birth to a healthy boy!
    His name is Zachariah Oliver Macalister.

    It's now 1867. Your first child is 4 and you've just given birth to your second; a girl. Her name is Rebecca Verona Macalister

    The following year to your surprise, you find yourself pregnant again. 8 months later, you give birth to twin boys! They are smaller than your other babies were, but they both thrive.
    Their names are Augustus Peregrine Macalister & Atticus Otter Macalister.

    When your twins are 3, a fire breaks out in a house a few streets from you. You later hear that both parents died, leaving their 3 children (aged 11, 7 and 5) orphaned. Not wanting them to live on the streets, you approach your husband about adopting them. After a serious discussion and a visit to the authorities, you become the legal guardians of the children.
    The 11 year old's names is Elizabeth Zara Badger
    The 7 year old's name is Arthur Emile Badger
    The 5 year old's name is Percy Alphonso Badger

    Another 2 years pass and you find yourself pregnant again. 9 months later, you give birth to another boy.
    His name is Oscar Ignatius Macalister

    When your youngest is 3, you find yourself pregnant for what you decide will be the last time. 8-and-a--half months later, you give birth to a little girl.
    Her name is Desdemona Evangeline Macalister.

    Matilda Araminta Macalister {Digby} (32)
    Oliver Willoughby Macalister (33)
    ~ Elizabeth Zara Badger (15)
    ~ Zachariah Oliver Macalister (12)
    ~ Arthur Emile Badger (11)
    ~ Percy Alphonso Badger (9)
    ~ Rebecca Verona Macalister (8)
    ~ Augustus Peregrine Macalister (7)
    ~ Atticus Otter Macalister (7)
    ~ Oscar Ignatius Macalister (3)
    ~ Desdemona Evangeline Macalister (nb)

    Tillie+Oli, Eliza, Zach, Arthur, Percy, Becca, Gus & Atticus, Ozzy, and Dezzy
    Teenberry//Aries//Theatre Nerd//

    GIRLS
    Evangeline, Eleanor, Elody, Lennox, Hazel, Fiona, Persephone, Anastasia


    BOYS
    Oliver, Silas, Sebastian, Ezra, Percival, Perseus, Atticus, Augustus, Callum, Gideon, Finch


    FURBABY
    Paisley Grace

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    The Year is 1860. Your name is Harriet Artemisa Kempsey and you're 19 years old and work as a school teacher.

    You live in Liverpool with your parents Arthur & Eleanor, along with your two siblings Orlando Maximilian Theophilus (17) and Jane Tulip (16).

    One day, you run into a charming young gentleman named Murdoch Alexander Montgomery while on your way to meet up with your friends. During your walk, you find out that he's an agricultural worker. You chat all the way to the tearooms where you're meeting friends and part ways with the promise to see each other again soon!

    You meet up with him several times over the next week and before you know you're courting!
    After courting each other for six months, Murdoch proposes! Of course you say yes and three months later, you're married! You start trying for a baby immediately.

    You fall pregnant on the first try! 9 months later, to give birth to a healthy baby boy in the spring of 1862! You name him Ezra Silvanus.

    It's now 1867. Your first child is five and you've just given birth to your second baby, another boy you name Titus Edwin.

    The following year to your surprise, you find yourself pregnant again. 8 months later, you give birth to twins, a boy and a girl! They are smaller than your other babies were, but they both thrive. Their names are Minda Orpha & Virgo Henry.

    When your twins are 3, a fire breaks out in a house a few streets from you. You later hear that both parents died, leaving their 3 children (aged 11, 7 and 5) orphaned. Not wanting them to live on the streets, you approach your husband about adopting them. After a serious discussion and a visit to the authorities, you become the legal guardians of the children.
    The 11 year old's names is: John Angel James
    The 7 year old's name is: Adelina Rosa
    The 5 year old's name is: Vesalius Thomas

    Another 2 years pass and you find yourself pregnant again. 9 months later, you give birth to a baby boy. You name him Eiddon Rhys.

    When your youngest is 3, you find yourself pregnant for what you decide will be the last time. 8-and-a--half months later, you give birth to a baby boy and name him Austin Napoleon

    ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

    Murdoch Alexander Montgomery (36) & Harriet Artemisa Kempsey Montgomery (35)

    DaS: John Angel James Montgomery (16)
    DS: Ezra Silvanus Montgomery (14)
    DaD: Adelina Rosa Montgomery (12)
    DaS: Vesalius Thomas Montgomery (10)
    DS: Titus Edwin Montgomery (9)
    DD/DS: Minda Orpha & Virgo Henry Montgomery (7)
    DS: Eiddon Rhys Montgomery (5)
    DS: Austin Napoleon Montgomery (2)
    gigi ~ 16 ~ teenberry ~ homeschooled

    favorite boy name: alexander
    favorite girl name: angel

    "watch out. the gap in the door...it's a separate reality. the only me is me. are you sure the only you is you?" - unknown

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    Joseph Henry Xu, Luke Peter Xu, Emma Arabella Xu, Lydia Josephina Xu & Thomas James Xu.

    Joseph (18), Luke (16), Emma (16), Lydia (13) & Thomas (12).

    They have a cat, Theodore & 2 cocker spaniels, Viggo & Nancy.

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    The Year is 1860. Carissa Mary Knightley is 19 years old and works as a teacher. She lives in London with her parents Charles and Lavinia Knightley, her sisters Madeline, Beatrix and Eva and her brothers Edward and William.

    DH (b.1818): Charles Edward Knightley (42)
    DW (b.1821): Lavinia Mary (Hartley) Knightley (39)
    -DD (b.1841): Carissa Mary Knightley (19)
    -DD (b.1843): Madeline Octavia Knightley (17)
    -DS (b.1844): Edward Hamlet Knightley (16)
    -DD (b.1847): Beatrix Lavinia Knightley (13)
    -DD (b.1847): Eva Costance Knightley (13)
    -DS (b.1849): William Janus Knightley (11)

    One day, Carissa runs into a young gentleman named Reuben Elliot while on her way to meet up with her friends and the two take a walk together. During the walk, Carissa finds out that Reuben works as a clerk.

    They meet up several times over the next 3 weeks and start courting. After 4 months, Reuben proposes and just 3 months later the couple are married.

    Carissa immediately falls pregnant and 9 months later gives birth to their daughter Sophie. 5 years later they have their first son together - Edward, named after Carissa's father.
    The following year Carissa finds herself pregnant again. She gives birth to premature twins Faith and Hope. Thankfully, they both thrive.
    5 years after the twins' birth, Carissa and Reuben have healthy baby girl called Melody.
    3 years later the couple has their last child - a daughter named Ariel.

    DH (b.1836): Reuben Ozias MacGregor (40)
    DW (b.1841): Carissa Mary (Knightley) MacGregor (35)
    -DD (b.1862): Sophie Louise MacGregor (14)
    -DS (b.1867): Edward Cicero MаcGregor (9)
    -DD (b.1868): Faith Elizabeth MаcGregor (8)
    -DD (b.1868): Hope Mary MаcGregor (8)
    -DD (b.1873): Melody Sarah MаcGregor (3)
    -DD (b.1876): Ariel Jane MаcGregor (nb)
    Aurora | Philippa | Estella | Nava | Chiara | Valentina | Raisa | Lavinia
    Edward | Maxim | Reuben | Leonardo | Matteo | Henry | Sebastian


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    The Year is 1860. Your name is Eliza Frances MacGregor and you're 19 years old and work as a dressmaker.

    You live in London with your parents, John Joseph MacGregor and Agnes Margaret MacGregor (née Johnson), and your seven younger siblings:

    John Robert MacGregor (1843)
    Joseph James MacGregor (1844)
    Anne Margaret MacGregor (1847)
    William Richard MacGregor (1847)
    Louisa Mary MacGregor (1849)
    Sarah Jane MacGregor (1850)
    Harriet Elizabeth MacGregor (1853)

    One day, you run into a charming young gentleman, James William Montgomery while on your way to meet up with your friends. During your walk, you find out that he's a mechanical engineer. You chat all the way to the tearooms where you're meeting friends and part ways with the promise to see each other again soon!

    You meet up with him several times over the next 5 weeks and before you know you're courting!
    After courting each other for 6 months, James proposes! Of course you say yes and 6 months later, you're married! You start trying for a baby 3 years later.

    After being married for 3 years, you decide starting trying for a family. You fall pregnant, on the second try, and 9 months later give birth to a healthy girl! Emma Margaret Montgomery.

    It's now 1867. Your first child is 4 and you've just given birth to your second; a girl: Lucy Elizabeth Montgomery.

    The following year to your surprise, you find yourself pregnant again. 8 months later, you give birth to twins girls! Charlotte Susannah Montgomery and Rose Lavinia Montgomery. They are smaller than your other babies were, but they both thrive.

    When your twins are 3, a fire breaks out in a house a few streets from you. You later hear that both parents died, leaving their 3 children (aged 11, 7 and 5) orphaned. Not wanting them to live on the streets, you approach your husband about adopting them. After a serious discussion and a visit to the authorities, you become the legal guardians of the children:

    Henry John Montgomery (né Knightley) (11)
    Alice Jane Montgomery (né Knightley) (7)
    Alfred Thomas Montgomery (né Knightley) (5)

    Another 2 years pass and you find yourself pregnant again. 9 months later, you give birth to a baby boy, George James Montgomery.

    When your youngest is 3, you find yourself pregnant for what you decide will be the last time. 8-and-a--half months later, you give birth to a baby girl, Matilda Sophia Montgomery.

    The Montgomery Family:

    DH: James William Montgomery (b. 1839) (38)
    DW: Eliza Frances Montgomery (née MacGregor) (b. 1841) (35)

    ADS: Henry John Montgomery (né Knightley) (b. 1860) (13)
    DD: Emma Margaret Montgomery (b. 1863) (10)
    ADD: Alice Jane Montgomery (né Knightley) (b. 1864) (9)
    ADS: Alfred Thomas Montgomery (né Knightley) (b. 1866) (7)
    DD: Lucy Elizabeth Montgomery (b. 1867) (6)
    DD/DD: Charlotte Susannah Montgomery and Rose Lavinia Montgomery (b. 1868) (5)
    DS: George James Montgomery (b. 1873) (3)
    DD: Matilda Sophia Montgomery (b. 1876) (nb)

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    The Year is 1860. Your name is Clarissa Madeleine Farmer and you're 19 years old and work as a Piano Teacher.

    You live in Liverpool with your parents Mary-Marlena Daisy Tanner Farmer and Otis Edmund Farmer and your 2 younger siblings, Elena Juliet Farmer, born in 1843 and Lydia Rosamund Farmer was born in 1844:

    One day, you run into a charming young gentleman Jon Jacob Laurence Powell while on your way to meet up with your friends. During your walk, you find out that he's a Theater Actor. You chat all the way to the tearooms where you're meeting friends and part ways with the promise to see each other again soon!

    You meet up with him several times over the next 8 weeks and before you know it, you're courting!
    After courting each other for 5 months, DH proposes! Of course you say yes and 4 months later, you're married! You start trying for a baby 3 years later.

    After being married for 3 years, you decide starting trying for a family. You fall pregnant, on the second try, and 9 months later give birth to a healthy girl, Daisy Madeleine Powell!

    It's now 1867. Your first child is 3 and you've just given birth to your second child, Edward Franklin Powell.

    The following year to your surprise, you find yourself pregnant again. 8 months later, you give birth to twins, Helena Margaret Powell and Oliver Hugh Powell. They are smaller than your other babies were, but they both thrive.

    When your twins are 3, a fire breaks out in a house a few streets from you. You later hear that both parents died, leaving their 3 children, Grace Rebecca, Calvin Bertram, and Joseph Nathaniel Ford, orphaned. Not wanting them to live on the streets, you approach your husband about adopting them. After a serious discussion and a visit to the authorities, you become the legal guardians of the children.

    Another 2 years pass and you find yourself pregnant again. 9 months later, you give birth to George Alexander Powell.

    When your youngest is 3, you find yourself pregnant for what you decide will be the last time. 8-and-a--half months later, you give birth to Christine Scarlett Powell.

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