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Orphan Number: 326
Orphan: Johanna BESTON
Mother:LAHEY, Betsy
Father:BESTON, Patrick
Mother's ship:Earl Grey
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:9yrs
Date admitted:16 May 1850
Date discharged:12 Jan 1854
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother, Ticket of Leave
Remarks: brother, Thomas, 2mths, died at Grangegorman Gaol
References: SWD28


This orphan has been claimed by: Steven Brookes

Johanna married Denis King; their son Denis then married Florence Mason who was descended from the family of John Mason. John Mason was the great great grandfather of my wife Penny Brookes (nee Parsell).

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This orphan has been claimed by: Margaret Scott

Descendant of Johanna who married Denis King who then became the parents of my great grandmother, Thirza. 

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This orphan has been claimed by: Julien Johnston

I am decended from Denis King and Johanna Beston through their son Edward who had a Daughter Rosanna (aka  Rose Ann) who was my maternal grandmother.

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