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George and Ann Preston Absalom, William and Anne Palmer Absalom, William and Mary Ann Rose Absalom,
Henry and Agnes Hutchinson Adamson, James and Sarah Urquhart Adamson, John and Jane Arthur Adamson,


George and Ann Preston Absalom

From George Absalom 1833 - 1895 wed Ann Preston and his older brother William Absalom 12 Dec 1829 - 1882, wed Mary Ann Rose. They are sons of Eliza Knight wed 29 June 1825 to Charles Absalom Of unknown connection is William Absolem aged A came Sep 1852 on the Kent.

George Absolem aged 20 came Aug 1852 on the Australia.
George Absalom wed 20 May 1853 #3269 to Ann Preston c1836 - 1907, at the Presbyterian church, Melbourne & Geelong and lived in Nth Melb
7 children 1. Charles Absalom 1854 #1713
2. Margaret Absalom 1856 #591 - 1942 #2090 aged 86
3. William John Gilbert Absalom 1857 #9057 - 1935 #4238 aged 77
4. Ann Absalom 1859 #17670
5. George Charles Absalom 1861 #18825 - 1939 #6855 aged 79,
6. Eliza Isabella Absalom 1864 #8441
7. Mary Absalom 1873 - 1876 #1365 lived 3 years
3. William John Gilbert Absalom 1857 #9057 - 1935 #4238 aged 77, wed 1881 #4445 to Harriet Ellen Oldfield registered Apr-June 1858 - 1931 #9606 aged 73,
3 children 1. Lily Absalom 1884 #9218 - 1943 #4175 aged 60
2. Stella May Absalom 1889 #7653 - 1950 #971 aged 61
3. Rosa Marion Absalom 1894 #9517 - 1970 #2544 aged 75, wed Capell
4. Ann Absalom 1859 #17670 wed 1880 #1316 to Robert Chisholm born in England, lived at Carlton
7 children 1. Twin Elizabeth Chisholm 1880 #13977 - 1948 #10482 aged 68, wed Wilson
2. Twin Ann Chisholm 1880 #13978
3. Agnes Isabel Chisholm 1882 #1323
4. George Alexander Chisholm 1884 #7942
5. John Ernest Chisholm 1886 #16469
6. Hart Ross Chisholm 1891 #10421 - 1978 #3642 aged 86, wed Raw
7. Wm Leslie Chisholm 1894 #10200 - 1960 #32164 aged 66
5. George Charles Absalom 1861 #18825 - 1939 #6855 aged 79, wed 1882 #4592 to Margaret Budd born in Brisbane

William and Anne Palmer Absalom

William Absalom wed Jul-Sep 1852 to Ann Palmer in UK district Pewsey in the county of Wiltshire; Ann Palmer Absalom 1830 - 1891 #5081 aged 60, lived at Sandhurst, Sailors Gully, Eaglehawk William Absalom Adult, came Sep 1852 on the Kent, fellow passengers are Mary Ann Palmer, Henry James Palmer and John Palmer
9 children 1. Mary Amelia Absalom 1854 #5139
2. Rosanna Elizabeth Absalom 1855 #5568 - 1946 #18667 aged 90,
3. Emma Salome Absalom 1857 #12345
4. Alice Amelia Absalom 1859 #4778
5. Ferdinand Henry Absalom 1860 #16607
6. Edith Absalom 1865 #21843
7. Wilehelmini Palmer Absalom 1866 #21093 - 1938 #4947 aged 71, wed 2nd to Krompotic
8. Matilda Hacker Absalom 1869 #8340
9. Frances Edith Absalom 1872 #8567
2. Rosanna Elizabeth Absalom 1855 #5568 - 1946 #18667 aged 90, wed 1890 #4156 to Hy Ovard Parsons
3. Emma Salome Absalom 1857 #12345 wed 1878 #1429 to Samuel Pulling 1846 - 1881 #4188 aged 35, son of Sally Reinfield and John Pulling from Devon, died at Nerring, Brother John Pulling 1827 - 1879 #4483 aged 52 listed mother as Sarah Kainspear.
Emma Salome Pulling wed 1885 #2791 to Henry Thomas Olden 1859 #19995 son of Agnes Anderson wed 1862 #17832 to John Olden
9 children 1. Ellen Edith Pulling 1879 #8764 - 1885 #11871 lived 6 years
2. Maria Annie Pulling 1881 #2211 - 1881 #10196 lived 10 months
5. Ferdinand Henry Absalom 1860 #16607 - 1948 #20063 aged 88, wed 1883 #3659 to Ellen Briggs 1859 - 1884 #12078 aged 25, dau of Charlotte Miles and George Briggs and lived at Eaglehawk
Ferdinand Henry Absalom wed Sarah Ann Borserio 1868 - 1952 #22754 aged 84, dau of Jane Fisher and Martin Borserio
1 child of Ellen 1. William Absalom 1884 #16391 - 1884 #8619 lived 3 weeks
5 children
of Sarah
1. Alice Ann Absalom 1889 #11792 - 1966 #2413 aged 76, wed Watson
2. Ethel Jane Absalom 1891 #19989
3. Jno Hy Absalom 1896 #11039 - 1974 #13956 aged 76
4. Eva May Absalom 1900 - 1961 #2396 aged 62, wed Mckemmish
5. Mary Lillian Absalom 1900 #26166 - 1965 #21743 aged 64
7. Wilehelmini Palmer Absalom 1866 #21093 wed 1884 #4542 to George Olden 1864 #4266 son of Agnes Anderson wed 1862 #17832 to John Olden and lived at Eaglehawk
4 children 1. Lilly Amelia Olden 1885 #2241 - 1952 #12757 aged 67, wed Bracey
2. Edgar George Olden 1886 #9865 - 1984 #10911 aged 97
3. Ellen Edith Olden 1888 #28861 - 1924 #7349 aged 35, wed Harvey
4. Eva Marion Olden 1891 #11851
8. Matilda Hacker Absalom 1869 #8340 - 1958 #3187 aged 88, wed 1890 #6146 to Edwin Poxon and lived at Lake Marmal
Edwin Poxon 1856 #13737, son of Ann Jackson wed Oct-Dec 1851 to Levi Poxon in UK district Wolverhampton spans the boundaries of the counties of Shropshire, Staffordshire and West Midlands
Levi Paxon aged 28 came Dec 1854 on the Herald Of The Morning with Ann Paxon aged 29
Ann Poxon nee Jackson 1825 - 1865 #3409 aged 40, dau of Elizabeth and Samuel Jackson, from Stafford
2 children 1. Ivy Marion Poxon 1893 #32944 - 1972 #12971 aged 78
2. Cecil Herbert Poxon 1895 #13605 - 1962 #25750 aged 67
9. Frances Edith Absalom 1872 #8567 - 1896 #1545 aged 23, wed 1892 #433 to Gustav Johannesen and lived at Boort,
Gustav Johannesen 1866 - 1934 #18154 aged 68, son of Elizth Crawford/Walker and Gustav Johannesen 1832 - 1924 #11807 aged 92
Gustav Johannesen wed 1896 #6324 to Rebecca Nancarron 1865 #10581 - 1947 #17038 aged 72, dau of Rebecca West and Stephen Nancarrow
3 children
of Frances
1. Ferdinand Leslie Johannesen 1893 #1242 - 1966 #2329 aged 73
2. Stanley Johannesen 1894 #26935 - 1965 #7276 aged 70,
3. Harry Johannesen 1896 #2922 - 1896 #1542 lived 1 day
6 children
of Rebecca
4. Twin Unnamed Male Johannesen 1897 #8849 - 1897 #4254 lived 1 day
5. Twin Unnamed Male Johannesen 1897 #8850 - 1897 #7979 lived 1 month
6. Vera Johannesen 1898 #16495
7. Herbt Oswald Keith Johannesen 1901 #16760 - 1901 #12697 lived 1 month
8. Archibald Cyril Johannesen 1903 - 1958 #6750 aged 55
1. Ferdinand Leslie Johannesen 1893 #1242 - 1966 #2329 aged 73, wed Ann Lavinia McLean 1893 - 1983 #26832 aged 90, dau of Annie Teresa OGrady and Edwin Thomas McLean 1865 #16459 son of Maria Fletcher and James McLean
Annie McLean nee Ogrady 1862 - 1948 #2902 aged 86, dau of Julia Levy and Denis OGrady
2 children 1. Ethel Livina Johannesen 1921 - 1923 #3601 lived 2 years
2. Wm Jno Johannesen Ferdinand 1923 - 1925 #8199 lived 2 years

William and Mary Ann Rose Absalom

From George Absalom 1833 - 1895 wed Ann Preston and his older brother William Absalom 12 Dec 1829 - 1882, wed Mary Ann Rose. They are sons of Eliza Knight wed 29 June 1825 to Charles Absalom Of unknown connection is William Absolem aged A came Sep 1852 on the Kent.
Helen Lang, on her FirstFamilies2001 page, shows William came 29 June 1849 on the Larpent to Geelong, and Mary Ann Rose came 18 May 1838 to Sydney on the Orontes - the online passenger list records John Rose aged 30, with wife, 2 sons and one dau, was employed for 6/- a day without rashions, as a blacksmith, by Mr Bawdon, George St, Sydney.
William Absalom 12 Dec 1829 - 1882 son of Eliza Knight and Charles Absalom, wed Mary Ann Rose 1834 - 1898 #13345 aged 64, dau of Ann Newman and John Fuller Rose, died at Mortlake
16 children 1. Elisa Absalom 1856 #9138 - 1935 #17198 aged 79,
2. Charles Absalom 1857 #11098 - 1938 #14676 aged 81
3. Anne Absolam 1858 #12829 - 1890 #8785 aged 31
4. Charlotte Absalom 1860 #3463 - 1870 #5090 lived 10 years
5. William Absalom 1861 #14771 - 1916
6. Sarah Elizabeth Absolam 1863 #14023 - 1936 #15865 aged 72,
7. Fanny Absolom 1864 #21616 - 1935
8. James Absalom 1866 #2043 - 1932 #2880 aged 66
9. Mary Ann Absalom 1867 #14706 - 1938 #13031 aged 70,
10. John Absalom 1869 #22113 - 1946 #19632 aged 76
11. George Knight Absalom 1871 #2361 - 1938 #14972 aged 66
12. Avy Maria Absalom 1872 #23036
13. Henry Arthur Absalom 1874 #10825 - 1946 #17478 aged 72
14. Edward Absalom 1875 #24708 - 1927 #1228 aged 52
15. Letitia Beatrice Absalom 1877 #10402 - 1923 #11895 aged 46, wed Richie
16. Robert Cecil Absalom 1878 #24404 - 1880 #5056 lived 19 months
1. Elisa Absalom1856 #9138 wed 1878 #2914 to William Edwards from Devonshire, and lived at Mortlake
10 children 1. James Henry Edwards 1879 #17967
2. William Absalom Edwards 1881 #18144
3. John Arthur Edwards 1882 #17802
4. Charles Robert Edwards 1884 - 1963 5. Mary Beatrice Edwards 1888 #5116
6. Francis Albert Edwards 1890 #5963
7. Ernest Victor Edwards 1892 #6408
8. Bertram Geo Edwards 1894 #14176
9. Annie Elizth Edwards 1896 #29807
10. Ellen Rose Edwards 1899 #4893
2. Charles Absalom 1857 #11098 - 1938 wed 1882 #2037 to Catherine/Kate Mckenna 1857 #6702 - 1947 dau of Ann Carrol wed 1852 #1540 to James McKenna
4 children 1. Valentine Charles Absalom 1883
2. Clyde Leslie Wilton Absalom 1884 #26396 - 1928
3. Rupert Vivian Absalom 1887 #5249
4. Selwyn Vincent Absalom 1889 - 1953
5. William Absalom1861 #14771 - 1916 aged 55, wed 1887 #2884 to Flora Mary McDonald 1862 #23619 - 1938" #11385 aged 76, dau of Mary Ryan and Alex McDoald, lived at Mortlake,
7 children 1. Mary Lyra Absalom 1888 #5117 - 1982
2. Wm Leonard Absalom 1890 #15504 - 1854
3. Annie May 1893 -
4. Laura Ethel Absalom 1896 #13669 - 1972
5. Twin Isabela Bessie Absalom 1899 #4883
6. Twin Jean Agnes Absalom 1899 #4884
7. Cecilia Marjorie Alice Absalom 1901 #21153 - 1994
6. Sarah Elizabeth Absalom1863 #14023 wed 1898 #4131 to Alfred Jolliffe 1866 #3891 - 1926 #3518 aged 63 born at Connewarre, son of Ann Duffy wed 1864 #2744 to Thomas Jolliffe
1 child 1. Cecil Edward Jolliffe 1900 #5194 - 1982 #5886 aged 82
7. Fanny/Frances Absalom 1864 #21616 - 1935 #18808 aged 71, wed 1891 #333 to William Smith and lived in Hexham, Mortlake, Swan Hill,
6 children 1. Rose Smith 1891 #23868
2. Geo Wm Smith 1892 #34943
3. Annie Eliz Smith 1894 #31565 - 1934 #6135 aged 39, wed Frantz
4. Ethel May Smith 1896 #31368
5. Daisy Frances Smith 1900 - 1950 #11537 aged 50, wed Youl
6. Leslie James Smith 1905 - 1969 #28885 aged 62
8. James Absalom1866 - 24 Jan 1932 wed Mary Ann Knight 1967 #11829 - 1957 #23455 aged 90, dau of Sarah Jane Jowles wed 1866 #2787 to John Knight
2 children 1. Edgar James Absalom 1900 - 1921
2. William John Absalom 16 Aug 1901 - 16 June 1999, wed Lucy Pelin, dau Rhoda 22 Oct 1927
9. Mary Ann Absalom 1867 #14706 wed 1890 #3790 to Donald Robertson from Scotland and lived at Woorndoo
13 children 1. Minnie Robertson 1890 - 1929 #4891 aged 38, wed Hennessy
2. Marion Elsie Robertson 1891 #38421
3. William Alex Robertson 1893 #36450 - 1959 #27596 aged 65
4. Mary Beatrice Robertson 1895 #17090 - 1937 #7630 aged 42
5. Mabel Rose Robertson 1897 #7572
6. Finlay John Robertson 1899 #23262 - 1959 #24103 aged 59
7. Margaret Hope Robertson 1901 #15507
8. Also Ina Frances Robertson, Archibold George Robertson, Donald Charles Robertson, Christine Ann Robertson, Mary Ann Robertson, Charlotte Robertson
14. Edward Absalom 1875 #24708 - 1927 #1228 aged 52, wed Emily Esther Hill 1880 #17491 - 1949 #20480 aged 68, dau of Esther Fiddes wed 1876 #3171 to Evan Hill born at Sea, both died at Coleraine
3 children 1. Edward Charles E Absalom 1906 - 1965 #25391 aged 59, 2. Pearl Absalom 1912 - 1958 #20537 aged 46 3. Phyllis Eva Absalom 1913 - 1953 #22723 aged 39
1. Edward Charles E Absalom wed Lucy Ann Pekin 1898 #117 - 1951 #20708 aged 53,

Henry and Agnes Hutchinson Adamson

Henry Adamson aged 26 came Feb 1855 on the Goldfinder with Agnes Adamson aged 26, James aged 4, and Chr aged 2
Henry Adamson and Agnes Hutchinson lived at Collingwood
8 Children 1. James Adamson aged 4, c1850
2, Charles Adamson aged 2, c1852
3. Henry Stewart Adamson 1855 #31M - 1855 #2253 born at Sea lived 2 months
4. Sophia Adamson 1858 #4904 - 1861 #192 lived 2 years
5. Henry Adamson 1861 #293 - 1863 #6186 lived 3 years
6. Agnes Adamson 1862 #13750
7. Andrew David Adamson 1864 #20964
8. John Adamson 1870 #7876 - 22 Jan 1895 #2538 aged 24 at Melb Hosp
1. James Adamson from Edinburgh wed 1876 #2117 to Maria/Marion Mckinnon, and lived at Collingwood
8 Children 1. Florence Mcdonald Adamson 1877 #1723
2. Sophia Hutchinson Adamson 1880 #1509 - 1966 #19027 aged 85, wed Johnson
3. Henry Adamson 1882 #1740
4. Alexander Adamson 1884 #15846
5. Janet Hardie Adamson 1886 #25207 - 1922 #8664 aged 35, wed Biggs
6. Ernest Wm Leslie Adamson 1889 #11372
7. Harold Percival Adamson 1891 #21842
8. Jno Mckinnon Adamson 1894 #2395
2. Charles Adamson from Edinburgh wed 1878 #1019 to Charlotte Elizabeth Watt born in London, and lived at Collingwood. See web page for son Charles
5 Children 1. Henry Montgomerie Adamson 1879 #1672 - 1924 #7277 aged 45
2. May Isabel Adamson 1881 #1687 - 1952 #3883 aged 71, wed Deeble
3. Agnes Esther Adamson 1883 #1730 - 1972 #25086 aged 89, wed Hagger
4. Jessie Adamson 1885 #1902 - 1942 #8533 aged 57, wed Engelhardt 5. Charles Saddington Adamson 1887 #10086 -KIA 27 April 1918,
Charles Saddington Adamson 1887 #10086 - KIA 27 April 1918, wed Jean Taylor, 4 chn, she wed Stanley Thomas Haywood
7. Andrew David Adamson 1864 #20964 wed 1888 #3259 to Flora Mckinnon 1863 #18117 - 1943 #643 aged 79, born at Newham, first Victorian-born dau of Flora Mcdonald and Duncan Mckinnon, and lived at Collingwood.
4 children 1. Ernest Wm Leslie Adamson 1889 #11372
2. Harold Percival Adamson 1891 #21842 - 1896 #12715 lived 5 years, died Carl C Hosp
3. John Mckinnon Adamson 1894 #2395
4. Vera Sylvia Adamson 1900 #10242 - 1971 #24400 aged 71, wed Smale

James and Sarah Urquhart Adamson

James Adamson wed 1865 #2650 to Sarah Urquhart c1845 - 1882 #4556 aged 37, and lived at Hawkesdale then Caramut
8 Children 1. Sarah Adamson 1866 #11700
2. James Adamson 1868 #12776 - 1948 #20856 aged 77
3. Isabella (Margaret) Adamson 1870 #16285 - 1964 #23057 aged 94
4. John Adamson 1872 #9404 - 1955 #23402 aged 83
5. Fanny Adamson 1874 #9337 - 1875 #866 lived 11 months
6. Samuel John Adamson 1876 #9868 - 1953 #17594 aged 76
7. Charlotte Adamson 1879 #3228 - 1976 #3260 aged 95, wed Walsh
8. Margaret Adamson 1882 #16708 - 1978 #10120 aged 95
3. Isabella (Margaret) Adamson 1870 #16285 - 1964 #23057 aged 94 wed 1893 #2144 to James Male Battersby and lived at Geelong
2 Children 1. Clieve Ramond Battersby 1894 #29488 - 1960 #5522 aged 65
2. Kenneth Battersby 1896 #28032 - 1955 #16760 aged 58

John and Jane Arthur Adamson

Jane Arthur arrived 15 Oct 1848 on Santipore from London via Plymouth 17 June
John Adamson, wed on 25 May 1850 to Jane Arthur in Adelaide
John Adamson and Jane Arthur, parents of child born 31 July 1850 named Margaret at Goodwood
ADAMSON John, wife Jane, (ch) arrived by 1849-12-31,
6 Children 1. Margaret Adamson 31 July 1850 born at Goodwood wed Hughes
2. Elizabeth Adamson born in Adelaide wed 1869 #3557 to Charles Allen born in Cornwall
3. Euphemia Adamson 1854 #2827 born at Bark.. in Victoria
4. John Adamson 1856 #2578 born at Campbells Creek
5. Jane Adamson 1858 #8385
6. Henry Adamson 1861 #10956 at Fryerstown
7. Annie Adamson 1864 #21830
1. Margaret Adamson 31 July 1850 - 1941 #19558 aged 90, born in Adelaide, wed 1874 #487 to Thomas Hughes from Sydney, lived at Fryerstown, Dunolly, then Inglewood, died at Inglewood
10 Children 1. John James Hughes 1876 #16363
2. Michael Hughes 1880 #1918
3. Mary Jane Hughes 1880 #22078 - 1893 #6390 aged 11 years
4. George Ernest Hughes 1882 #22439 - 1900 #5863 aged 18
5. Albert William Hughes 1884 #2075
6. Rosanna Hughes 1885 #18682
7. Percy Arthur Hughes 1886 #27102
8. Elizabeth Ellen Hughes 1888 #30520 - 1959 #27878 aged 71 wed Leech
9. William James Hughes 1890 #14193 - 1964 #15514 aged 74
10. Annie Hughes 1892 #33724
6. Rosanna Hughes 1885 #18682 (Rose Hannah) 1885 - 1976 #407 aged 90 wed James Wallace McKean, their son died aged 34
9. William James Hughes 1890 #14193 - 1964 #15514 aged 74, wed 1908 #4135 to Violet Ella McKean 1890 - 1943 #4097 aged 52 years. They had 16 children
two of 16 Children 11. Kenneth Wm Hughes 1918 - 1937 #16521 aged 9
16. Louis Jas Hughes 1925 - 1925 #3705 infant
2. Elizabeth Adamson born in Adelaide wed 1869 #3557 to Charles Allen born in Cornwall lived at Fryerstown, 11 Children
5. Jane Adamson born at Campbell's Creek 1858 #8385, wed 1879 #2802 to Richard Henry Allen 1861 - 06 Mar 1927 at Long Gully VIC. aged 66, lived at Fryerstown
From Greig's Page http://www.users.on.net/~cmgreig/birthsDeathsMarriages.htm 10 Children


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