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Edward DeHenzell, Robert De La Rue, Giovanni Deledio, George Dellar, Dominico Delmarco,
John DeMouilpied, Alexander Dempsey, William Dempsey, Joseph Denning,
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Edward DeHenzell

Births Jun 1859 - Joseph Edward de HENZELL at Islington Vol 1b page 199. The district Islington spans the boundaries of the counties of Greater London, London and Middlesex
Rose J De Henzell aged 30 and Joseph E De Henzell aged 9 came May 1869 on the Hougoumont
Rose Legh De Henzell nee Page 1843 - 1876 #11945 aged 33, daughter of Jane Jameson and Edward Le Page
Edward Joseph DeHenzell to June 1859 wed 1885 #1894 to Fanny Coste Earles and lived in Geelong
3 Children 1. Edward Joseph De Henzell 1885 #1894
2. Lindsay Leagoe Dehenzell 1886 #10587
3. Rose Myrtle De Henzell 1888 #11775 - 1968 #19581 aged 67, wed Pratt
May Ann De Henzell 1888 - 1966 #22581 aged 78 daughter of Eliza Jane Crow and William Western, is the only person of this surname in the records after 1920

Giovanni De la Eue

Robert De La Rue wed 1877 #345 to Elizabeth Ambler c1851 and lived at Shepparton then at Numurkah
The Sabrina came Apr 1857 with Ann Rue aged 32, William 12 and Robert 6. Ann Rue may be Ann Hatton who with Robert registered son John Hatton Rue 1858 #11470 William Rue wed c1863 to Christina Harrower
7 Children 1. Herbert Ambler De La Rue 1878 #5328
2. Ada Anna De La Rue 1879 #12128 - 1936 #10944 aged 57 wed Bysouth
3. Alice Elizth De La Rue 1880 #17703
4. John Thomas De La Rue 1881 #25123 - 1882 #12816 lived 14 months
5. Fanny Clara De La Rue 1883 #18585
6. Robert Henry De La Rue 1884 #19254 - 1963 #2199 aged 78
7. James Frederick William De La Rue 1886 #5034 - 1942 24916 aged 56

Giovanni Deledio

Giovanni Batista Deledio 1836 - 1881 #5021 aged 45, son of Maria Cavoinia and Giovanni Deledio, came c1868 with wife Isabella Roddie 1847 - 1908, daughter of Mary Power and Alexander Roddie
6 Children 1. Mary Emma Deledio 1869 #21761
2. Edmond William Deledio 1871 _2004 - 1871 #5993 lived 6 months
3. Teresa Mary Deledio 1872 #22632 wed 1891 to James Holt born at Bet Bet
4. Catarina Deledio 1876 #20490 wed 1894 to Thomas Benson born at Inglewood
5. Andrew Deledio wed 1900 to Martha Wilson born at Inglewood
6. Giovanni 'John' Deledio 21 Jun 1879 wed 1903 to Caroline Taylor
6. John Deledio wed 3 Sep 1903, at Dunolly to Caroline Taylor 1880.
4 Children 1. Doris Isabella Deledio 12 Jun 1904 - 1979 #15111 aged 75, wed Leslie Schliefert - 31 Aug 1977
2. Herbert John Deledio 15 May 1907 wed Caroline Wakefield, a first cousin, no chn, John Deledio (KIA in Papua 1942)
3. Edward Raymond Deledio 26 May 1912 - 13 Feb 1961
4. Ronald George Deledio 29 Jun 1919 wed 1940 to Ena Mavis Bloom

Angelina Elizabeth Deledio 1888 #7154R, daughter of Isabella Deledio born at Tarnagulla, wed 1906 to George Watson
Doris Isobel Deledio 12 Jun 1904 - 21 Jun 1979 wed 28 Dec 1938 to Leslie Scheele 31 Oct 1904 - 31 Aug 1977 at Dunolly, Victoria

Dominico Delmarco

The Lord Raglan came Feb 1862 with 454 Passengers including Dom Delmarco aged 24
Dominico Delmarco wed c1871 to Mary Mckenzie and lived at Smythsdale, Avoca, Dunolly, Tarnagulla - different for each child's registration
7 children 1. Mary Ann Delmarco 1872 #12046 - 1872 #10559 lived 9 months
2. Angela Delmarco 1874 #12238
3. Annie Delmarco 1875 #25929
4. Dominico Delmarco 1878 #13004
5. Steffana Delmarco 1880 #15146
6. Robert Martin Del Marco 1883 #26904
7. Alexander Delmarco 1885 #29314
3. Beatrice Annie Del Marco (Delmarco) 1875 #25929 wed 1895 to Walter Edward Joy 1872, 6 Children

John DeMouilpied

John De Mouilpied came c1860 with Emma Stirling, and lived at Geelong
2 children 1. Henry William De Mouilpied c1858
2. John De Mouilpied 1861 #2859 lived 17 days
Henry William De Mouilpied c1858 wed 1886 #3571 to Mary Jane Bennett from South Australia, and lived at Nhill, then Yanac
3 children 1. Henry John De Mouilpied 1887 #30676
2. Mary Elizth De Mouilpied 1896 #24581
3. Gina May De Mouilpied 1899 #14840

Alexander Dempsey


From on Monday, 26 October, 2009
Alexander Dempsey, who emigrated to Australia on the David McIvor, had 8 children, not 5. I have attached his death certificate from May 1904. I am decended from Alexander, who married Muriel Angela Westfield in 1887.
Son David was born 1 May 1864 at Myers Flat and was taken by his mother to be registered on 7 June 1864 at Sandhurst. Eliza Dempsey signed with X her mark, said that Alexander is now 34, they wed 14 May 1854 at Coleraine and she is now aged 29, both were born in County Londonderry, Ireland.
Kindest Regards, Greg Dempsey

Alexander's death certificate shows he died 19 May 1904 aged 72 years, came from Coleraine in Ireland, son of James Dempsey (further particulars unknown), was 47 years in Victoria
Alexander Dempsey aged 24 came April 1857 on the David McIvor with Elizabeth Crow 22 and infant Margaret, and lived at Ballarat. Eliza Dempsey nee Crowe 1832 - 1885 #10978 aged 53, dau of Eliza Hunter and Robert Crowe, died at Ballarat East
8 children 1. Robert John Dempsey born and died c1855, in Ireland
2. Margaret Jane Dempsey 1856 (aged 8 when David was registered)
3. Alexander Dempsey c1858 (aged 6 when David was registered)
4. Robert John Dempsey (aged 3 when David was registered) c1860 - 1911 #14466 aged 51, wed 1890 #4522 to Cath Sharp
5. David James Dempsey 1 May 1864 #11455 wed 1909 #8084 to Edith May Schumacker
6. Elizabeth Mary Dempsey 1866 #6463
7. Susan Dempsey 1868 #21321
8. William James Dempsey 1876 #6680 lived 5 months
2. Margaret Jane Dempsey 1856 wed 1876 #4371 to Robert Britnell c1850, and lived at Ballaarat East, 9 children

Muriel Angela Westfield wed 1886 #1501 to Francis Augustine Brunner, who died 1886 #8660 aged 46.
3. Alexander Dempsey wed 1887 #7545 to Muriel Angela Brunner nee Westfield born at Kyneton 1868 - 1910 #6145 aged 42 dau of Charles Standon Westfield, and lived at Collingwood. Charles Standon Westfield wed 1856 #2101 to Margaret Leslie Woods 1840 - 1879 #1144 aged 39, and they registered births of 3 chn and deaths of 4, Muriel appears to be only one who survived.
4 children 1. Charles Robert Alexr Dempsey 1889 #11310 - 1909 #2982 lived 19 years
2. Olive Eliza Dempsey 1891 #2305 - 1910 #13024, lived 19 years
3. Alex Claude Dempsey 1893 #11655 - 1974
4. Muriel Margt Dempsey 1895 #19796
4. Robert John Crow Dempsey (aged 3 when David was registered) c1860 - 1911 #14466 aged 51, wed 1890 #4522 to Cath Sharp and lived at Ballaarat East
4 children 1. Robt Alexr Dempsey 1890 #29515
2. Wm Thos Dempsey 1892 #19649
3. Ivy May Dempsey 1894 #8826
4. Alex Chas Dempsey 1906 #23992
5. David James Dempsey 1 May 1864 #11455 wed 1909 #8084 to Edith May Schumacker 1887 #2677 dau of Susan Ann McDonald and John Schumacker registered at Eaglehawk (Annie Susan McDonald born at Kilmore, wed 1886 #3596 to John Schumacher, who could be John Schumacher aged 19 came Sep 1885 on the Sorata. Annie Susan McDonald could be registered 1860 #9348 first known child of Sarah Stone and Duncan McDonald (Sarah McDonald 1838 - 1864 #4603 aged 26 dau of William Stone of Gloucester, died when 3rd child Sarah Matilda was born and died in 1868 aged 3 years). Children registered at Eaglehawk
3 children 1. Annie Dempsey 1910 #10668
2. Lorna May Dempsey 1912 #11139
3. Wm David Dempsey 1913 #21260 - 1913 #9143 lived 1 day
6. Elizabeth Mary Dempsey 1866 #6463 - 1900 wed 1891 #4330 to Geo Ingaldby/Ingoldby and lived at Ballarat
2 children 1. Jane Lilian Ingoldby 1895 - 1901 #4453 aged 6 years
2. Pearl Ingoldby 1897 #673
7. Susan Dempsey 1868 #21321 wed 1893 #3236 to Wm Morgan James 1866 #24019 born at Sebastapol, 3 children

William Dempsey

William (Henry) Dempsey wed c1870 to Julia (Hannah or Anna) King and lived at Longwood then Benalla
10 children 1. Rose Isabella Dempsey 1871 #19693 wed 1887 #76 to Wm Joseph Smith
2. James Dempsey 1873 #10345 lived 1 day
3. Jane Elizabeth Dempsey 1874 #14036
4. John Dempsey 1876 #7110
5. Julia Eleaner Dempsey 1878 #605 wed 1903 #1710 to Kenneth Martin
6. Mary Dempsey 1880 #576 lived 14 months
7. Eugene Victoria Dempsey
8. William Dempsey
9. John Dempsey
10. Ann Dempsey
1. Rose Isabella Dempsey 1871 #19693 wed 1887 #76 to Wm Joseph Smith and lived at Rushworth, may be William Joseph Smith 1864 #4841 son of Catherine Errett and John Smith born ar Rushworth
8 children 1. Lilian Frances Smith 1891 #11181
2. Rose Irene Smith 1895 #15686 - 1899 #10682 lived 4 years
3. Edgar Sylvester Gren Smith 1897 #15709
4. Ida Smith 1901 #29756
5. Eugene Vic Smith 1908 #29976
6. Julia Smith 1910 #22753
7. Thelma Ivas Smith 1912 #24038
8. Stella Smith 1913 #35118

Joseph Denning

Marriages Dec 1861 - Joseph Denning and Anne Taylor at Thornbury Vol 6a page 330. The district Thornbury spans the boundaries of the counties of Avon and Gloucestershire
Joseph Denning came to Australia October 1863 on the Theresa with Annie Taylor and their first child, Annie E. There were 7 children born in Victoria, at Pomhomeite then at Carpendeit
8 children 1. Annie Elizabeth Denning 1862 - 1881 #9657 aged 19, was buried at Camperdown.
2. Alfred John Denning 1865 #3130
3. Ebenezer Charles Denning 1869 #10820
4. Joseph Philip Denning 1872 #21960
5. Alice Priscilla Denning 1875 #7623
6. Thomas Walter Denning 1877 #14016
7. George Edward Denning 1880 #1195
8. Matilda Lucy Denning 1881 #22108
1. Alfred John Denning 1865, wed 1901 #2453 to Mary Ann Margaret Benallack 1881 #8283 born at Colac
8 children 1. Phil Alex Denning 1902 #17401
2. Albt Percy Denning 1904 #17092
3. Ernt Oliver Denning 1906 #2206
4. Ila Mary Denning 1907 #17705
5. Mona May Denning 1908 #18318
6. Jno Denning 1910 #10153R lived 1 day
7. Jos Chas Denning 1911 #10381
8. Jno Thos Denning 1912 #19309
1. Phillip Alexander Denning 1902 at Colac wed c1925 to Hannah Doreen Wilson born 8 Jun 1907 at Tarnagulla
5. Alice Priscilla Denning 1875 #7623 - 1957 #14104 aged 83, wed 1903 #853 to Pat Walsh and died at Elstenwick aged 83 as Mrs Bailey
8. Matilda Lucy Denning 1881 #22108 wed 1914 #65 to Robt Burns Miekle



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