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My family in Guyana

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Family in Guyana

Posted: 20 Mar 2001 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 7 Jul 2001 9:33AM GMT
Surnames: Smellie, McCowan, Garratt, Arquimbeau, Waterfield, Bosch Reitz
James Smellie 1815-1883 went out to BG in 1835
He married first Isabella Skea or Shea. When? (probably about 1850)
When was she born?
She died in BG. When? (probably about 1856)
They had a child, Jessie.
When was she born? (probably about 1852)
James married a second time, Margaret Stutchbury 1832-1896.
When? (probably in 1857)
They had 10 children all born in BG. Of these:
Lucy 1858-1922. Did she die in BG? She married in 1885 James Simpson but I know nothing of him or dates of the 4 children, though I know their names.
Mary 1860-1905. Did not marry but did she die in BG?
Grace 1861-1906. Married Charles Brownley but no dates of him or the marriage. Did she die in BG?
James 1862-1898. Did he die in BG and when did he marry Helen Alexandrina Spence?
Richard 1864-1900. Did he die in BG?
William George 1865-1946. When did he marry Anne Jane Pinkerton McCowan. She died in 1941. When was she born? (probably 1866)
Thomas Traill 1867-1942. He married Edith Roberta Haward (nee Garratt) Her father Robert Bentham Garratt 1834-? from Barbados was a planter in BG (where?) and married Elvira Arquimbeau who was christened in 1835 by Bishop Austin, but no other dates.
A still-born son, probably after 1872.

Finally Alfred Waterfield, a planter at Le Ressouvenir and Success married Melicent Marie Bosch Reitz on 2 Jan 1904 in Georgetown. Which church? Her mother Josephine lived in Duke Street. Which number?

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