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Reid family
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I am researching my family tree and have reached a dead end with my paternal grandmother's brothers and sister. I am wondering if any of them emigrated to Australia. Not sure how to start the search.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mary denise donovan Dec 16, 2017.

 

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mary denise donovan replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Ha ha  I will slow down a tad, as when I'm exited I make heaps of typos, and that is never a good thing dealing with  precious dates?"
Dec 16, 2017
Elizabeth Allen replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Mary,  Sorry I didn't mean to kill you in the process!!!!! Just noticed your email but havn't read it yet - I am very happy to help as I know how wonderful it is when you finally have some luck tracking down your family Elizabeth"
Dec 16, 2017
mary denise donovan replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"i nearly choked om my lunch reading your email.so happy at lastimstarted my family serch at the age of 66 this year, and never had a clue what any of my ancestors looked like , only a few stories from mum , no photos no history, on her dad or mums…"
Dec 16, 2017
Elizabeth Allen replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Mary,  I will send you a friends request with my email address as I have found lots of info for you and also found her immigration record in 1848 with her parents etc I have both her parents names now as well Will send you the info by email as…"
Dec 16, 2017
Elizabeth Allen replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Mary,  I am pretty sure I have found her death - it appears she remarried after George died in 1856 but I want to check further - the death has parents names listed Still need to check immigration to match up these details but looking…"
Dec 16, 2017
Elizabeth Allen replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Mary,  I will see if I can find anything for you & will get back SAP Elizabeth"
Dec 16, 2017
mary denise donovan replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"hello Elizabeth ty for replying. i have no proof on mary reid but i got sent this info her marriage certificate, and supposedly born 1825 Glasgow .No much to go on i know but she must have a death certificate some where but with no registration…"
Dec 16, 2017
Elizabeth Allen replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Mary,   Do you know when Mary REID was born and her parents names?  It would help if you knew where she was born then the immigration records to NSW can be checked to see if she is listed Elizabeth"
Dec 16, 2017
mary denise donovan replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"hello i have just joined this wonderful site, I am a decendant of Mary Reid, i do not know when she migrated to australia or how, My great great grandfather George  Dupen and Mary were married in Bathurst New South Wales Australia ,  on…"
Dec 16, 2017
Dave Lindsay replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Apologies Debra I am thinking of census records."
Aug 10, 2014
Dave Lindsay replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Thank you very much Debra That could well be him as I found that he joined the Cameron Highlanders in 1909, served through WW1, re-enlisted and served 21 years and retired with a pension in 1930 at Barnet. I think that is near London. If it is him…"
Aug 10, 2014
Debra replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Hi Dave, This may be your Adam? Adam F. REID Date of Death Registration: Jun 1963 Age at Death: 70 (born c1893) Registration district: Bethnal Green, London Volume: 5c Page: 177 England and Wales National Probate Calendar Adam Forbes REID Died…"
Aug 10, 2014
Elizabeth Allen replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Dave,  That is great news about the progress you have made I will send you my email address via a private message   Elizabeth"
Aug 9, 2014
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Aug 9, 2014
Dave Lindsay replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Elizabeth, I have had some progress with the Reid kids. Of course I knew my Grandmother. Found out last night that Adam joined the Cameron Highlanders before WW1, served through the war, re-enlisted and was retired with a pension after 21 years…"
Aug 9, 2014
Elizabeth Allen replied to Dave Lindsay's discussion Reid family
"Dave,  I wish I had known you a few years ago as two sides of my family came from Aberdeen and it is difficult here in australia to access scottish records My gg grandfather was born in 1816 in Aberdeen - he came to australia in 1844 as a…"
Aug 8, 2014

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