BAIN, Florence Marion[1]

Female 1883 - 1976  (92 years)


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  • Name BAIN, Florence Marion 
    Born 12 Jun 1883  Queenstown.Cape Province Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Mar 1976  Bulawayo. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4198  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2009 

    Father BAIN, Walter Carden,   b. 24 Mar 1853, Fort Bearfort Queenstown, Cape P. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1914, Bulawayo Rhodesia. (Grave 1277) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother HULLEY, Sarah Lucy,   b. 4 Dec 1855,   d. 3 Jan 1914, Bulawayo (Grave 1277) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1877  Sterkstroom.S.A. (Rhodesian Pioneers) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family TALBOT, William Henry,   b. 11 Aug 1878, Sydney, N.S.W. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Gwanda District. Rhodesia. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1904  Bulawayo Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. TALBOT, Edna Marion,   b. 1905
    +2. TALBOT, Robert William Francis (Bob),   b. 1 Aug 1907,   d. 21 Apr 1976  (Age 68 years)
    +3. TALBOT, Arderne Ralph
    +4. TALBOT, Lucy Grace
    +5. TALBOT, Leslie Stephen,   b. 1915,   d. 4 May 1972, In road accident near Bulawayo Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F2977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1820 Settler
      Fondly known as" Chubby", moved with the family to Bulawayo from Ficksburg in the Orange Free State by Ox wagon in 1894 the trip took 6 months. During the 1896 rebellion the Bain sisters entertained people in the laarger by playing the piano and singing. She attended the Convent school in Bulawayo in 1904, she married William Henry Talbot, an Australian who served with the Imperial Light Horse during the South African war. He died in a flu epidemic in 1918. Chubby stayed in Bulawayo until 1961, when she went to live with her son in law and daughter, Ald. and Mrs Albert E Davies in Que Que.
      She was a member of the Rhodesian Pioneers' and Early Settlers' Society and her stories of the early years in Rhodesia were recorded in Vol III of the society's journal Pioneer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] McMaster family history.


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