AfriGeneas Western Frontier Forum
John C. Leftwich in Hawaii
In Response To: Re: African American Blacks Help Settle Autralia ()
I wrote the piece about the African Americans who ended up helping to settle Australia back in January 2007. It is a fascinating story and one that I am very much interested in. Much of my research is concerned with Blacks in the Pacific Islands, but also including Australia. Have you recorded previous generations of your Australian family? Do you know very much about the Martin family? Do you know any of the Australian families of the African American men who came to Australia with Randall such as Janel(Daniel) Gordon,Thomas Orford, Caesar, John Coffin, Samuel Chinery? Finally, it is possibly that if you make your query known to Ancestry.com someone might be able to help you. Your ancester arrived in Sydney Cove in the 1780s, a rich
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