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Penaluna family from Redruth and Crowan, Cornwall

I am researching my ancestor Richard Penaluna and his wife Sophia Faull who owned the Pendarves Arms Inn in Redruth Cornwall.

Their descendants were Rose Penaluna, Ernest Henry Penaluna and Richard Arnold Penaluna(my G Grandfather)who immigrated to South Africa at the time of the Anglo Boer war.

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Researching Quinn and McMahon families who immigrated to South Africa c1850

The Quinn family included Dennis and Bridget (nee McMahon) baby Mary born at sea on possibly the Ship "ORIENT" OR THE Ship "ORIENTAL"

Descendants born in South Africa include, Anne Quin; Patrick Quin; Michael Quin; Catherine Quinn; John Quin; Denis Quin; Bridget Quin; Cecilia Quin and Joseph Quin

Batholomew McMahon married to Bridget O'Connor also immigrated at the same time and is a possible brother to Bridget Quinn

Graham family in South Africa

I am researching Robert Graham (c1830 - c1890), married to Catharina van der Kemp. whose sons where Dirk, Charles and Robert.

Catharina van der Kemp was the Granddaughter of the controversial Missionary Johannes Theodorus van der Kemp who founded Bethalsdorp near Port Elizabeth.

There were from Eastern Cape of South Africa: Uitenhage but also Warrenton, Jansenville, Hopetown and Griekwastad

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