Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Isabella Nelson - JM Orsmond

Have made contact with a fellow descendant of Isabella Nelson in Australia -
this is the first 4th cousin I have met up with, for some reason this is more
rare. Its obvious now I think of it, but until she said, I hadn't twigged that
our relatives in Tahiti must speak French - so silly when I used to study it,
and new perfectly well that is what they speak there. Just didn't make the
Now have a large collection of names and dates for Tahiti that I didn't have
before, I always wondered what happened after Caroline Orsmond left there in
1848, as they were such a large family.