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Looking for information on Annie BIRD Capetown South Africa

Query by asheppard

I'm trying to find information on Annie BIRD who married Leo WARE supposedly in Capetown South Africa and their daughter Sylvia Laura WARE born 1886 Capetown South Africa or was she Sylvia Laura BIRD.

Information I know so far

Annie BIRD was born about 1867 Capetown South Africa

according to her Australian marriage 1898 (more later) her parents were

William BIRD and Aletta SMALL

According to birth certificates of her 3 children born in Australia

Annie BIRD married Leo WARE 21 January 1886 in Capetown South Africa

Their daughter Sylvia Laura WARE was born 1886/7 Capetown South Africa

Annie, Sylvia and Leo WARE
left from Cardiff NW Capetown in 1889 on board SS Ashleigh Brooke (as Weir)
arrived Sydney 19 June 1889

When and where Leo WARE arrived in South Africa is unknown but it would be after the 1880 US Census as he is on that in New York, and before 1886/7 when Sylvia was born or was she Sylvia Laura BIRD. There is a possibility that Leo went with his brother George WARE but can't find anything on that.

Annie BIRD & Leonard WARE were re married?
11 Oct 1898 in Carlton Victoria, I have the certificate
Father William BIRD Traveler
Mother Aletta maiden name SMALL

Leonard WARE born 1861 New York USA
Father Marcus WARE Commissions Merchant
Mother Renata WIENER

I found the Victorian marriage by accident I was looking for something else, it's a bit of a mystery as to why they would get married 12 years after the Capetown date, family unaware of Vic marriage.

I have the Australian and most of the New York information on the WARE family.

Can anyone help me find out more about Annie BIRD and the birth of Sylvia Laura WARE in South Africa or point me to somewhere I can do some research online.

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on 2012-03-03 21:15:16

asheppard , from Queensland Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Nov 2010. is researching the following names: NORGROVE, BAIRD, TOAL and 43 other(s).

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