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From John Cleaver family site by J Burrell,
John CLEAVER b abt 1821 Banbury, Oxfordshire, England s/o Wiliam CLEAVER, Publican and Ann CHERRY [m cert 1872] John CLEAVER d 31 Mar 1888 aged 67 yrs Glendaruel, parents unknown bur 1 Apr 1888 at Glendaruel Cemetery [Coghills Creek
John CLEAVER m1. ~1847 England, Marion KEEN. Marion CLEAVER (b ~1825) died 12 Nov 1869 aged 44 yrs bur Glendaruel Cemetery C of E [Coghills Creek]
John CLEAVER m2. 24 Oct 1872 St John's C of E Creswick, Elizabeth HUCKERBY (ms GILES) [Vic cert 3632 Peter Roberts)
From Colonial South Australian Pioneers, CLEAVER arrived 1849-07-20 on Prince Regent (2) from Plymouth 04-08
CLEAVER Mrs arrived 1850-08-18 on Bengal from London 04-06 via Plymouth 04-25
CLEAVER John, Mary Ann Keene, parents of child born 1851-08-25 named John Henry at Lower Mitcham
CLEAVER John, Mary Ann KEENE, parents of child born 1853-09-15 named Eliza at Brown Hill Creek
Prince Regent ship of 528 tons, Captain William Jago left Plymouth on 8 April 1849 bound for South Australia and arrived in Adelaide, South Australia on 29 July 1849, Cabin passengers Sinclair Blue (Surgeon Superintendent), Mr and Mrs Foales and two children and Mr Cleaver
Bengal from London 6 Apr 1850 and Plymouth 26 Apr 1850, arrived at Adelaide 18 Aug 1850, Cabin passengers Mrs Cleaver (and son), Dr James Pestell, 20 other passengers

From on Monday, 14 April, 2014,
Hi Eliza,I am a direct descendant of John and Marion buried at Coghills Creek Cemetery listed on your web page (they are my 3rd Great Grandparents) You are missing a Daughter born 18 Sept 1853 in South Australia - 1920 Melton Vic Eliza, she married Robert Martin (1859 Fermangh Ireland -1912 Melton, Vic) of Glendural they are my 2nd Great Grandparents.
Also you have a female child as Kathleen Cleaver Arnold Forrester, it is actually a boy Keen Cleaver Arnold Forrester (most likely first name of Arnold) 1892-1962 who married Isabel Maud Hore 1894 - 1965
Just to update your records. Regards, Mick Billing


John Cleaver and Marion Keen (whose name is also spelled Mary Ann, Marian, Keene, Kean) came c1854 from Oxfordshire with 2 sons, lived at Glendarnel Clunes. Charles gives his birthplace as Oxfordshire and John gives his birthplace as Adelaide, when each married.
6 Children 1. Charles Keen Cleaver Apr-Jun 1848 - 1888 #7709 aged 39 born in UK district Banbury, died at Slaty Creek
2. John Henry Cleaver 25 Aug 1851 - 1886 #11533 aged 35 born in Adelaide, died at Ballarat
3. Eliza Cleaver 18 Sep 1853 wed 1885 #803 to Robert Martin from Co Fermanagh
4. Edward Cleaver 1855 #7718
5. William Cleaver 1856 - 4 Sep 1937 #15579 aged 81,
6. Benjamin Cleaver 1858 - 1944 #21840 aged 86,
7. Lucy Anna Cleaver 1860 #2907
8. Marion Cleaver 1863 #21254
9. Charlotte Cleaver 1865 #14305
1. Charles Kean Cleaver 1849 - 1888 #7709 aged 39, wed 1872 #1360 to Ann Jane Martin 1851-06-13 born at Norwood, SA.
Ann Jane Cleaver born in Adelaide, wed 1890 #5112 to James Smith
7 Children 1. Isaac Keene Cleaver 1873 #12701 lived 2 years
2. Jane Elizabeth Cleaver 1875 #5677
3. John Kean Cleaver 1876 #19433 - 1969 #22210 aged 93
4. Marion Lucy Cleaver 1878 #13027
5. Edith May Cleaver 1880 #6083
6. Charles Henry Cleaver 1882 #20451
7. Florence Mabel Cleaver 1888 #15641
2. Jane Elizabeth Cleaver 1875 #5677 wed c1902 to William Michael and lived at St Arnaud
6 Children 1. Wm Percival Michael 1903 #6352
2. Thelma Michael 1905 #6289
3. Vera Michael 1906 #22289
4. Jas Alex Michael 1907 #30381
5. Jessie Michael 1910 #14897
6. Alice Michael 1912 #7258
4. Marion Lucy Cleaver 1878 #13027 wed c1905 to James Britton Holborn and moved to Footscray
3 Children 1. Geo Thos Cleaver 1895 #15914 born at Slaty Creek
2. Hy Fred Roy Holborn 1908 #873
3. Mabel Alice Holborn 1911 #11536
2. John Henry Cleaver 1851 - 1886 #11533 aged 35, wed 1876 #2706 to Fanny Dyer 1854 #658,
3 Children 1. Herbert John Robert Cleaver 1877 #21123
2. Marion Charlotte Cleaver 1879 #10242
3. Adelaide Ellen Cleaver 1885 #11218 - mother called Frances
3. Eliza Cleaver 18 sept 1853 - 1920 born in South Australia, died in Melton Vic, wed 1885 #903 to Robert Martin (1859 Fermangh Ireland -1912 Melton Vic) of Glendural
2 Children 1. Henry James John Martin 1890 #1838 - 1952 #3059 aged 62, born at Carngham,
2. Marion Rebecca Martin 1891 #31727 - 1957 #17045 aged 65, born at Clunes, died at Bacchus Marsh
4. Edward Cleaver 1855 #7718 wed 1885 #1698 to Mary Ann Yates born at Birregurra, lived at Morwell then Toongabbie
4 Children 1. Edward Randolph Cleaver 1886 #13754
2. Lyell John Cleaver 1888 #22875 lived 6 months
3. Marion Adeline Cleaver 1891 #5435
4. Milesent Daphney Cleaver 1892 #8564
5. William Cleaver 1856 - 4 Sep 1937 #15579 aged 81, wed 1887 #4333 to Jennie Arnold 1860 - 19 June 1940 #16865 aged 80 and lived at Coghills Creek
Jane Cochrane Cleaver nee Arnold 1860 - 1940 #16865 dau of Susan Long/Lang and Frederick Paul Arnold
Susanah Lang and Frederick Paul Arnold registered Paul Norwood Arnold 1864 #23764 at Moun? and Harriet Isabella Arnold 1868 #6751 at Avoca
Frederick Paul Arnold died at Ballarat Hosp, 1900 #212 aged 68, son of Margaret Frost and Paul Arnold,
and their daughters Margaret Eleanor Arnold died at South Yarra 1952 #13468 aged 90, Harriett Isobel Arnold wed Daniel Roger Falkiner and died at South Yarra 1953 #10790 aged 86
2 Child 1. Ernest Clive Cleaver 1897 #18183 - 1974 #15369 aged 76
6. Benjamin Cleaver 1858 - 1944 #21840 aged 86, wed 1895 #2114 to Alice Emily Boon 1867 #20861 - 1934 #12076 aged 66, dau of Ann Toop (remembered as Loop) wed 1864 #3808 to James Bickford Boon James Bickford Boon 1837 - 2 Feb 1906, son of Elizabeth and John Boon, died in Banyana, Vic Aust
Ann Toop 1841 - 11 Apr 1934 aged 93, dau of Maria Bailey and Jeremiah Toop, died in Donald, Vic.
2 Children 1. Ethel Violet Cleaver 1896 - 1972 #21531 aged 76, wed Parker 2. Hazel Evelyn Cleaver 1899 #7739
7. Lucy Anna Cleaver 1860 #2907 - 1934 #15727 aged 74, wed 1887 #2247 to Thomas Alexander Forrester 1857 - 1936 #18955 aged 79, of Sandhurst, parents unknown, and lived at Coghills Creek, died at Bendigo
7 Children 1. Oswald John Alexander Forrester 1888 #10164 - 1963 #21712 aged 73
2. Mary Annie Forrester 1889 #29965 lived 1 day
3. Thos Chas Hy Forrester 1891 #11124 - 1955 #10486 aged 64 wed 1917 #7418 to Beatrice Annie Ayres
4. Keen Cleaver Arnold Forrester 1892 #31387
5. Ada Myrtle Vic Forrester 1898 #2324
6. Benjamin Earl Forrester 1900 #10099
7. Susan Marian Forrester 1904 #2144
1. Oswald John Alexander Forrester 1888 #10164 - 1963 #21712 aged 73, wed 1915 #2073 to Mary Maud McHutchison 1890 - 1970 #28809 aged 80, daughter of Mary Evans wed 1872 #2162 to Robert McHutchison from Scotland
6. Benjamin Earl Forrester 1900 #10099 wed 1919 #9580 to Clara Mary Reardon 1899 - 1947 #991 aged 48, daughter of Mary Ann Harrington and John Michael Reardon
8. Marion Cleaver 1863 #21254 wed 1886 #6412 to Robert Speirs born at Coghills Ck, and lived at Cobden, 4 Children
9. Charlotte Cleaver 1865 #14305 wed 1890 #3528 to Alexander Brown Tolmie 1867 #1846 and lived at Ballarat
2 Children 1. Marion Elizabeth Tolmie 1891 #19392 - 1975 aged 83 years
2. Cecil James Tolmie 1893 #9612 lived 12 years


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