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Looking for Brown's from Braidwood NSW Australia

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John Brown came to Australia date unknown maybe as a convict or free settler his occupation was a specialist bridgebuilder and he was a mason of some sort apparently this occupation took him all over the eastern seaboard and he died young, his wife Ellen or Helen,One son I found was Robert George Brown b, 1831-1854 married Sarah Jane Griggs in Braidwood NSW Australia

Surnames: Brown Burn Griggs Price Vidler
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on 2007-01-07 21:31:39

browny06 , from AUSTRALIA, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 2007. is researching the following names: BROUN, GRIGGS, BROWN and 6 other(s).

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by allycat on 2007-01-08 00:29:34

Dear browny06, Hi there. Welcome. I feel for you researching a surname like BROWN. You will no doubt probably have to purchase bdm certs for your ancestors to make double sure you are researching the right BROWN family.

You may not know that Joy Murrin Family History Services offers birth, death and marriage certificates in NSW cheaper than the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages NSW Australia. But you must first obtain the registration no before you proceed.

I've also found the local family history groups to be a godsend in my own genealogy.

Braidwood Historical Society NSW

Pinehurst Genealogy - Braidwood Family History


Alison QLD.

by browny06 on 2007-03-12 19:17:40

Yes he is very hard to track down in the family group sheet, I was given, it says he was born 1841 near Sydney or Windsor but the DC on BMD says he died at 80yrs Braidwood, parents unknown that would make in being born in 1831 I have other info too that I would like to share

by wilsond on 2007-04-25 09:07:37

I am also searching for the Brown's in Braidwood, I have been chasing Robert George's birth certificate for years, I have several that are NOT him. When trying to calculate his birth year it is difficult as his age at time of of his last child's (Harriet Jane) birth makes him born in 1854. His age on his daughter Ellen's birth certificate makes him born in 1840. His age at time of death was listed as 80 makes him born in 1831. There is no age on the marriage certificate, but the ages above would make him 19, 33 or 42 when married. Robert George Brown signed with HIS MARK on the wedding certificate and so did his son (George BROWN) on Robert's death certificate, so I think the ages, were near guesses. I would love to know who the picture is of above. Cheers.

by browny06 on 2007-05-01 05:23:29

The picture is my great grandmother Bridget Elizabeth Burn/s nee Price she married William Burn/s early 1800's Adelong NSW

by browny06 on 2007-05-01 05:27:21

I have been told Robert George's daughter Harriet J settled in Tasmania when he died she was 16yrs old??? There are also a few other cousins researching the same family & some different branches of it

by lynneryan on 2008-09-01 20:55:03

Hello i have Griggs,Fox.Dines in my family tree.maybe we could help each other ..i am in Australia..QLD..
Lynne

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