Posted By:Terrance Raffan
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Subject:James Raffan Family Tree
Post Date:July 26, 2010 at 17:00:52
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/raffan/messages/62.html
Forum:Raffan Family Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/raffan/

Hello,

I believe I am a dcendant of James Raffan or more properly James Rathven of Auchterless, Aberdeen Scotland.

William Williamson Raffan is identified in this forum as being the son of James Raffan (Rathven) and I can trace William Williamson Raffan as being my great grandfather.

I am most interested in the name change from Rathven to Raffan reportedly reflected on the marriage certficate of James Raffan (Rathven) to Ann Smith in november 1865.

My father Albert Raffan along with his brothers Leonard Raffan, Frank Raffan and William Raffan immigrated to British Columbia and setteled in the greater Vancouver area in the early to mid 50's.