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skye84 OWC
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My name is Skye Manthey and I have just recently found out that my great grandfather was a maori so now i'm looking for proof or a family. His name was Bill/William Branfield and as far as I know he lived and worked most of his life in Goondiwindi in Southern Queensland, Australia, as a shearer. He married an aboriginal woman named Phyllis Turnbull and had 6 daughters. He later died in Brisbane, Queensland of Tuberculosis (as far as I know). And I think he was born in either Christchurch or Wellington, New Zealand.

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Posted : 07 July, 2005 9:23 pm
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