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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Bennett, Wild, Tivey, Winrow Family

I am looking for descendants of Bennett, Wild, Tivey, Winrow Families

* Charles Bennett  married Elizabeth Wild (Derbyshire) came to Tasmania, Australia in 1826
* Stephen Winrow married Mary Wild (Stephen was a convict who came to NSW) son Gregory and John Winrow were also convicts sent to Tasmania
* Samuel Tivey married Pheobe Wild came to NSW Australia circa 1848

Elizabeth, Mary and Phoebe were sisters.

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Simon Carson and Family

I am looking for information and descendants of Simon Carson born 1785 Ireland died 1861, New Norfolk, Tasmania. Simon served in the 32nd Foot Regiment and was a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars before enlisting in the NSW Royal Veterans and coming to Tasmania in 1826.

Simon born circs 1811, Ireland
Elizabeth born  1815, England or Ireland married Robert Henry

Simon was a widow when he came to Tasmania

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Thursday, September 8, 2011

NSW Royal Veteran Stephen Meaney

I am looking for descendents of Stephen Meaney (native of Ireland) who came to Tasmania as part of the NSW Royal Veteran Battalion in 1826. Stephen was married to Mary / Margaret O'Callaghan. Before enlisting in the NSW Royal Veterans Corp he served in the 66th Regiment of Foot, 10th Veteran Battalion and 3rd Veteran Battalion.

As far as we can ascertain Stephen and Mary had 3 children.

John Thomas
Circa 1820, Cork, Ireland
1878, Victoria
Guest Frances Mary (Frances Fanny)
in 1848, Hobart, Tasmania
Circa 1822, Ireland
1841, Hobart, Tasmania
Rayner William James
in 1840, Hobart, Tasmania
Mary Anne
Circa 1826 RC, Hobart, Tasmania
1859, Hobart, Tasmania
Armitage Joseph
in 1843, Hobart, Tasmania

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

NSW Royal Veteran John Kirkwood

I am looking for descendents of John Kirkwood who came to Tasmania as part of the NSW Royal Veteran Battalion in 1826. John was married to Mary Ann Unknown and had 6 children. As far as we can ascertain John and Mary Anne had 6 children.

Elizabeth (married Andrew Hopkins)
Mary Ann (married William Cordwell)
Unknown child born circa 1826 -1832
Unknown child born circa 1826 -1832
Joanna (died infant)
Margaret (died age 3)


Monday, February 21, 2011

Bennett / Anthony

We are searching for information on Rose Sophia Anthony who was married to / in a defacto relationship with Thomas Bennett in the Launceston area in Tasmania. No birth (circa 1828) or marriage certificate (circa 1852)  has been found for Rose. Her death certificate states that she came to Australia as a child age 12 circa 1840. Rose used a variety of names on her childrens birth certificates- aka Sarah Smith, Sarah Rose, Rose Anany, Rose Antony.. Rose died in 1911 and wad buried in Cypress Street Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Hohne; Hoehne in Tasmania

I am looking for information on Maria Hohne who marries John McLoughin in Longford, Tasmania (circa 1861). Maria came to Tasmania as a bounty immigrant with her father Johan, stepmother Elisabeth Anna and half siblings (Dorothea, Herman, Wilhelmina. sister Jane died on the voyage to Tasmania) from Prussia (German). Maria and John moved to Melbourne, Victoria. Their daughter Frances Amelia married Robert Bingham Dewar in 1882, they split and she entered into a defacto relationship with Alfred John Perry circa 1885, she then married William O'Toole in 1908.
Trica Sullivan