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From: Ray Forsberg <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Looking for Jamieson decendents
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 20:58:09 +1100
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Hi Ray,

I have a couple of Pitts -

Mary b. 1808 who married Richard Forrester b. 1790 in Chester, Cheshire.
Mary Ann b. about 1830, daughter of Robert Pitt and Mary Short. She married
William Isaac Forrester b. 1831 at Groblers Kloof, Grahamstown.

Are these yours?



2009/11/6 Ray & Pat Pitt <>

> Hello fellow listers,
> I've had, what is hoped to be, a major
> break through in one of the brick walls in my research! I have recently
> been
> formed that a long lost ancestor, a certain Ellen Ann PITT (born 5 Feb 1864
> in Grahamstown) has possibly come to light as the wife of Thomas Alfred
> JAMIESON. Furthermore, the story goes that both Ellen and her brother
> George
> PITT were orphaned!
> I am descended from George PITT, but to the best of my knowledge, there has
> been no record of George being a orphan. So, I am now wondering if there
> would have been any official records kept in the 1800's and early 1900's
> for
> orphaned children in the Eastern Cape, especially around Grahamstown and
> surrounds? If so, where? Can anyone help?
> I would also very much like to make contact with anyone researching the
> JAMIESON family name from the Eastern Cape area who think they may possibly
> be able to help.
> If what I have been told is correct then it will a great deal to me in
> finally re establishing family connections with this 'lost' branch of my
> family.
> Kind regards,
> Ray Pitt
> 95 Fisher street
> Kingaroy
> Queensland
> Australia
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