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Did Catherine Slater have a sister?
There is a story that has been in the family for a long time
There were two girls( sisters) fount in the bush by Aborigines In the argyle county
They were taken to authorities, one went to live with white relative
The second returned to the aboriginals and married one.
Is this part of Catherine Slater's story??
Catherine first appears as a member of the Barnes household at The Sands near Trunkey nsw
She marries James William Rosebottom in 1884 at Trunkey
Who was her father and when and where was she born???
Catherine married James Kirby in 1852 at Crookwell Creek
Catherine has Ellen (Shea)Slater as witness at the marriage
Catherine's Father is Thomas, Ellen's brother
Ellen Shea marries William Slater in 1835
Thomas has Catherine from an aboriginal Woman whom he took to live with him as a shepherd
The birth of Catherine is about 1834/5
Thomas latter marries
I am seeking information on Alexander Mason of Leadville.
he married Maria Whiley and had 8 Children
Ann, born 1865
Ada, born 1869
James, born 1871
Maria, born 1873
George, born 1876
Olive, born 1878
Zillah, born 1881
and Gordon born 1885
Alexander died in 1911
He owned the Mount Pleasant Hotel in Leadville
Mary Ann Cook married Thomas Stewart Harris in 1894 at Berry, NSW, Australia
I am trying to trace her family as none of the relatives have any information on Mary
There is a stack of Cooks on BDM site but nothing to distinguish individuals
Any help would be appreciated.
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