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Re: Emily Ann Roberts - James Duff Forbes
Posted by: Jeanne Forbes (ID *****8153) Date: June 08, 2013 at 04:08:00
In Reply to: Emily Ann Roberts - James Duff Forbes by Mary Lee Martin Hayes of 19123

Hi
My family also went to Victoria Australia Maldon then Yarrawonga starting with Donald Duncan forbes bt 1822 born inverness married mary elizabeth griffiths daughter of john? griffiths and sarah morris bn bt 1850 came to oz in bt 1857 On Donalds grave it says his parents are Donald and Ann

There is a long line of writers in my family including Donald who wrote stories for the local paper and ran a hotel an d post office His son set up the column for Yarrawonga and my father wrotye stories for newspapers etc I too am a writer.

Mary was born in 1831 or 1830 in pontypool monmnouthshire wales. Some of her children john griffith forbes and isabella poss donald was born there they also.

The other chn were archibald, george edward eyre, annie, and adeline

I would love to see if we are connected Am having trouble finding my lineage in scotland and wales but have a lot of duncan forbes in my descendants from Donald. My father wrote his tree in his bible. Are you form Australia?

My email is penoestra@hotmail.com should you wish to make contact
Best wishes
Jen Forbes


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