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Looking for the USA family of Charles Franklin Smith BURT of NORTHAMPTON MASSACHUSETTS

Query by barbidoll

Charles Franklin Smith BURT was born in Northampton, Hampshire MA USA 1843, or thereabouts.
Father: Elisha (Eli) BURT b.1796 Ashfield, Franklin County MA d.13Aug 1864 Northampton.
Mother: Keziah BURT (formerly Smith, nee Brooks) b.1805
Siblings: Sophia BURT b.1834 James M BURT b.1835
He was an American sailor on the German barque 'Betty Perlbach' and 'jumped ship' in Wellington,New Zealand in 1863. He was Naturalised a New Zealander in 1899. Contact from,or information about his USA family would be appreciated.

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on 2012-10-21 00:45:09

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by ngairedith on 2012-10-21 01:26:56

by barbidoll on 2012-10-21 19:25:45

Thank you Ngairedith. Barry Smith is my cousin, family members have attempted to trace his origins in USA over the years . We have a record of him and his family in the 1850 census Northampton, Hampton, also a map of Northampton 1860 with the family property marked on North Street (since renamed). There is a certificate signed by James S Whitney ,Collector of the District of Boston and Charlestown, certifying him as an American seaman dated 24 September 1860. From Paperspast Shipping Intelligence I learned the 'Betty Perlbach' arrived in Wellington 23 April 1863.
Charles Franklin Smith BURT married Elizabeth Ann Avery, daughter of George and Charlotte Avery. Taita, Wellington.

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