Posted By:Kellie Brown
Subject:Re: Searching Smith & Osborne family
Post Date:June 30, 2011 at 17:24:33
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Forum:South Australia, Australia Genealogy Forum
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They also had a James
Digger - South Australian Births 1842-1906 (c) SAGHS

Surname : smith (5391 matches)
Father : william (71540 matches)
Mother : osb* (505 matches)

Total matching records: 7

Surname: SMITH
Given Names: James Merdeu
Date: 1859-09-25
Sex: M
Father: William Merdeu SMITH
Mother: Amelia OSBORNE
Birth Place/Residence: Companys Tiers
District Code: Ade
Book: 15
Page: 210
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I cannot see a marriage for the in SA but it would appear they arrived married with children.
In 1884 a 30yo William John SMITH marries. His father listed as William Merdue SMITH, so born abt 1854.