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From: (Elwyn Goldsbury)
Subject: [NZ] David Bray/Wilson.
Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 18:38:16 GMT+12
There are LOTS of "David Wilson" records that could be your man -
you could work thru all the likely ones on the NZSG CDROM - then
trace the electoraol rolls for his last know location - work
forward until his name dissapears - then look for death info for that
Are there any deaths that might match his age by birthdate ? and if
so do the death certs give correct parent names ? or have you
>We are having a problem trying to locate David BRAY/WILSON.
>David was born 4th May 1881 to James and Louisa BRAY at AKAROA. In
> August 1883
>Louisa died when David was 2 1/2years of age.
>For some unknown reason David was "Farmed Out" to a family by the name
>WILSON and although James remarried in 1884 David was never returned
> to the
>family. James had 5 older children at the time. James and the new wife
>Henrietta PALMER went on
>to have 8 more children.