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Harry Druce born in 1860's?
Posted by: Laura (ID *****7010) Date: November 16, 2004 at 12:52:49
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Hello all!
My Great Grandfather is Harry Druce but I never got to know him because he was 25 years older than my Great Grandmother, and so died well before I was born. I only have bits of info on him and was hoping someone somewhere would have a link to this. Harry came from a very wealthy family (possibly farmers, landowners?). Apparently, he came into much money whether an inheritance or something other I do not know, but he took his money and traveled the world. I know he was in Australia for sometime, possibly sheep-herding? He ended up in America, New York, Buffalo, I think. He came there penniless, having spent his entire fortune and his family in England wanting nothing to do with him. I believe that they were quite unhappy with what he did with his money as well as settling in America. This is where he met my Great Grandmother who is also from England( and whom I miss so much). She tried many times to get him to contact his family to make ammends but he was either too stubborn or embarrassed the way things turned out...
Anyway, is there anyone who may have a relation to Harry or his siblings?
I am just researching my family history and it's proving to be quite interesting!
Thanks for your time,
Laura Kvak

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