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John Butler Ford was born in 1834 in Lewes, England. John came to Australia in 1860. John lived in Brisbane for a while & moved to th Far North Coast with his wife, Caroline Beard, in 1864. John selected at Back Channel in 1874.

John & Caroline's children included: Margaret (died as an infant), Harriet (married J. Law of 'Stone Henge'), Elizabeth (married Henry Lumley), Ruben (married Fanny Blanch & resided in Brisbane) & Jack. Jack served in the Boer War & on his return from Africa married Elizabeth Law of Back Channel. Jack & Elizabeth's children were: Arthur, Clarice, Ron, John (Hector) & Lewes. Lewes married Kathleen Vernon.

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