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Betsey W Foster (Morris)

Birthplace: Barrington, Ilminster, Somerset, UK
Death: Died in Waratah, NSW, Australia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Morris and Mary Morris
Wife of George Robert Foster
Mother of William George Foster; Lavina Matilda Sansom; Arthur John Foster and Minnie Fanny Amelia Doohan
Sister of Mary Ann Deamer; Anna Morris; Levi Morris; James Herbert Morris; George Morris and 2 others
Half sister of <private> Morris

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About Betsey W Foster

By the 1851 census, at age 29, Betsey's father William is listed as occupation Ag Labourer. The Census shows he is living at Barrington No.71 with his wife Mary (27), and their daughters Mary Ann (4) and Anna (2). Williams parents and siblings are living next door at Barrington No.72.

Arrived NSW 13 May 1857 via "Plantagenet". William age 35, wife Mary 34 and 5 children Mary Ann 10, Hannah 9, Betsy 6, George 3 & James 10 weeks was born during the voyage. Williams 20 year old brother, Samuel, also came with them.

The family stayed at Tomago for about a year before buying land on Moscheto Island and establishing their farm.

Betsy married George Robert Foster of Moscheto Island (aka Mosquito I) and the family continued to live on the island until selling the property and building a hotel at....

Betsey and her family lived on Moscheto (aka Mosquito) Island, see

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Betsey W Foster's Timeline

November 26, 1851
Ilminster, Somerset, UK
November 26, 1851
Ilminster, Somerset, UK
Age 23
Raymond Terrace, NSW, Australia
Age 25
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Age 27
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Age 30
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Age 68
Waratah, NSW, Australia