Posted By:Toni
Subject:"Banjo" Paterson
Post Date:May 04, 2007 at 17:04:59
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Forum:Paterson Family Genealogy Forum
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William Barton married Grace Massy in Ireland in the 17 hundreds. A direct descendant of theirs is Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson (1864-1941), the famous Australian writer, through his mother Rose Isabella Barton b 1844 NSW. I first discovered our family's relationship to them when I saw how much my brother and nephew resemble a portrait of Banjo Paterson.