I am looking for any information about David James MANZIE born 1818,
Kincardine, Scotland and who emigrated to Sri Lanka, where he married Mary
Ann ATWELL in 1844, Sri Lanka
David was the son of David MANZIE and Helen ROBERTSON who never married.
Mary Ann ATWELL was the daughter of James ATWELL and Anne. She was born in
Mary Ann's siblings were born in Sri Lanka
James, 1830, Colombo, married a Harriet, 1858, Gampola
John , 1832,
Charlotte 1836, Colombo
William, 1837, Colombo, married Caroline THOMASZ, 1859, Kandy
Samuel, 1840, married Maria PAGE, 1863, Kandy
(All Sri Lankan information from Malcolm Jansze)
David MANZIE and Mary Ann ATWELL'S children born in Sri Lanka were:
James born 1846, Kandy
Ann Isabella born 1849, Ceylon
David William born 1851
John Alexander born 1853, Kandy
Mary Helen born 1858, Ceylon
Phoebe Jane born 1861
At some point between 1861 and 1864, the Manzie family emigrated to Victoria
Australia where their last two children were born: Andrew Albert in 1864,
Henry Francis in 1869.
I would love to hear from anyone who can shed some light on the family.
Family rumour has it that David and Mary Ann were involved with a Coffee
Researching in Ceylon: Manzie, Atwell
Researching in India: Lewellin; Foley; Smith, Eastaway
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