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From: "gerry" <>
Subject: Re: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] Beaton
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 16:52:33 +1100
Well done. I will buy an issue .I am glad to hear there are Mull Aussies -
it gets lonely out here.My ,Campbells, Fletchers, Mcleans went to canada
from Mull. I am a Canadian but now a proud Aussie.I have Campbells on Mull
database who married Beatons but have not established if they are my in
Campbell line yet.
Gerry Ballina NSW
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Beaton" <>
Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 10:29 AM
Subject: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] Beaton
> In the current (November) issue of Australian Family Tree Connections
> (AFTC) www.aftc.com.au I have an article published with the title 'BEATONs
> from MULL to NZ and Australia.' It is my account of the search for the
> birth details of my great grandfather and his siblings, who turned out to
> be the children of John Beaton, who was born on Mull in 1815. His baptism
> can be found in the OPR for Kilninian & Kilmore - the son of Archibald
> Beaton and Catherine McNeil (married 1814 Kilninian & Kilmore).
> John married in Auckland, New Zealand in 1843 and over the course of the
> next two generations the family had split almost equally between New
> Zealand and Australia.
> In the article, I conclude with a number of unresolved questions including
> a.. how and when did John get from Mull to Auckland prior to his 1843
> b.. when and where did some of John's children die namely Charles (my Gt
> Grandfather), Mary, Catherine and John Jr?
> c.. did daughter Mary go to the UK and marry there in the 1870s or 1880s?
> How do I find her without knowing her married name?
> John Beaton
> Brisbane, Australia
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