Aug 20, 2012

Tait, George


Last Name:              Tait
First Name:             George
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:        of Leith, Midlothian, Scotland
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Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   Mary Morison, dau. of Murdoch Morrison. 
Marriage Date:       9 May 1814
Marriage Place:     Cape Town
Date of Death:
Place of Death:

Notes:  “British Residents at the Cape 1785-1819,” p. 413.  Arrived Table Bay Aug 1810 from England, a carpenter.  Named as beneficiary in the will of his brother Thomas Tait of Leith, now residing at the Cape; also had these additional siblings:  James Tait, Mary Chisholm, nee Tait.  Children by wife Mary Morison:

George Borrowman Tait b.29 Oct 1815 chr. 24 May 1815 Cape Town

Alexander Morison Tait b. 28 Jun 1817 chr. 26 Nov 1815 Cape Town

Mary Tait chr. 26 Apr 1819.

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