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His father Henry William Burns was born in Boston Lincolnshire in 1832 arrived in SA about 1850.
He married Helen Bell May (born in ? Scoland ) at Hynam 13 January then selected land around Edenhope.My grandfather Henry Wiliam 1857-1888 was the first of 10 children. I have only 8 listed.
I am very keen to know more about them, also any information about life in those times, i.e from 1850s.
seeking family details of siblings of my greatgrandfather Henry William Burns 1857-188 m. Jane Shaw.
My great grandfather Karl Ockar Schiefer was born in Crimmitschau Sachsen Germany 29 September 1881. He died in Kleinhessen, Sachsen Germany on 15 March 1921. How can I find more descendants. 1.
On 29 July He married Wilhemine Leithold born 29 September 1853 in Tonehausen. She died on 4 January 1916. Thes details were in trace made about 30 years ago and I seem unable to get any further in the present. What is the best way to discover these ones from Germany, or maybe later descendants who migrated to other lands.
Can someone fill in details and background for my grandfather Henry William Burns born Edenhope Victoria 1857?Where di his parents come from?
Like to find information about my great-grandparents William Shaw born 1779 Tipperary Ireland & Mary Jordan born19/03/1820 Wexford Ireland. They married Geelong Victoria 1841 I believe. Possibly William was a seaman ? Anyway would be great to know something of their early years in Ireland & wherever they landed & lived on arrival in Australia. Both died in 1885 & are buried in Harrow Victoria.
Any newspaper items, photos etc about my paternal grandmother & life in those times.
I do know she was born 1860 in Hotspur Vic.also believe her parents William Shaw & Mary Shaw nee Jordan both died at Harrow Vic. Any info of them too would help fill in picture especially of my grandmother's early years.
I'd like to trace other Shaw family members. William Shaw 1812-1885 married Mary Jordan, daughter Jane Shaw married Henry William Burns 1857-1888. Also Josephine Alphonse Shaw married Gordon Burns.
Jane was born at Hotspur Victoria died at Edenhope Victoria. I'm a grand-daughter,Janet Lucas nee Burns ( father Gordon Burns ) & interested to know details of her early years/life. Also any info re the times in the location of her early years.
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