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Joseph Ellison, George Elmer, Benjamin John Elms, Wilhelm Eltze, Thomas Ely,


Joseph Ellison

Joseph Ellison 1833 - 1867 #2551 aged 34, son of Martha Burns and William Ellison was born in Liverpool, came c1855 with Julia Wigg 1839 - 1862 #1353 aged 23, Christening: 21 Oct 1838 at Oakley, Hampshire, England daughter of Caroline Duckett and John Wigg born in Hampton, and lived at Collingwood then at St Kilda
Carol Wigg 1818 - 1853 #18922 aged 35 died at Collingwood.
3 Children 1. Caroline Ellison 1856 #4326
2. Martha Ann Ellison 1857 #13285
3. Thomas Arthur Ellison 1860 #7171 lived 3 months
2. Martha Ann Ellison 1857 #1328 wed 1881 #4279 to Alexander William Brookfield 1857 #5291 - 1924 #15436 aged 67,

George Elmer

Ivy Elmer's story by Kathryn Lucas August 2005 and also see her Surnames page
Henry Elmer wed 22 June 1833 to Susannah Bloomfield Birth: 7 Sep 1812 - 9 Apr 1893 born at Hopton, Sfflk, Engl daughter of Mary Shade and James Elias Bloomfield, Christening: 17 Sep 1812
at www.freebmd.org.uk - Marriages Mar 1856 - Elenor George and Mary Ann Jessup at Guiltcross Vol 4b page 425. Guiltcross district is in the county of Norfolk includes 21 villages
George Henry Elmer Christening: 14 Dec 1834 at Barnham, Suffolk, England - 1885 #4188 aged 50 son of Susan Bloomfield and Henry Elmer, came June 1856 on the Arthur the Great with Mary Ann Jessop 1837 - 1917 #7289 aged 80, parents not known, and lived at Geelong and later at Beechworth
11 children 1. Alice Priscilla Elmer 1856 #12871
2. George Elmer 1857 - 1924 #10833 aged 67
3. Elvina Elmer 1860 - 1936 #9474 aged 76
4. Ellen Maria Elmer 1862 - 1958 #1367 aged 96
5. John Zephaniah Elmer 1865 #20386 - 1944 #10719 aged 79
6. Horatius Christopher Elmer 1867 #13015 - 1891 #9084 aged 24 died at Beechworth Hospital
7. Rosetta Charlotte Elmer 1869 #13724 - 1893 #7197 aged 23
8. Samuel Moses Laurel Elmer 1871 - 1942 #8139 aged 71
9. James Bloomfield Elmer 1872 #14149
10. Lily Liza Elmer 1875 #616
11. Harriet Rachael Elmer 1877 #615
1. Alice Priscilla Elmer 1856 #12871 - 1895 #8123 aged 35, wed 1877 #2231 to Geo Henry Chambers Thompson 1853 #18258 baptised at St James Church of England, Melbourne, only child born in Australia to Jane and George Chambers Thompson, family lived at Beechworth, 2 Children
2. George Elmer 1857 - 1924 #10833 aged 67, wed 1884 #6292 to Jessie Proctor 1863 - 1951 #21721 aged 88, lived at Myrtleford
Jessie appears to be from Forfarshire, Scotland, and had wed Thomas Oswald 1872, without issue. Lived at Myrtleford
6 Children 1. Alfred George Elmer 1885 #20017
2. Eveline Mary Elmer 1888 #5228
3. Hilda Elmer 1890 #25829
4. Horatio Losh Elmer 1892 #35044
5. Stella Elmer 1894 #23036
6. Ethel Grace Elmer 1897 #13252
7. Bertha Helene Elmer 1903 #5124
8. Arth Ernt Elmer 1906 #12758 lived 2 years
3. Elvina Elmer 1860 - 1936 #9474 aged 76, wed 1877 #21 to John Hardisty
4. Ellen Maria Elmer 1862 - 1958 #1367 aged 96, wed 1877 #1234 to William Hamilton from New Jersey.
She died as Mrs James Melville Jones
4 Children
of William
1. Ellen Elizabeth Hamilton 1879 #7065 lived 5 years
2. Arabella Hamilton 1881 #553
3. Mary Ann Hamilton 1883 #544
4. William Benjamin Hamilton 1884 #22373
5 Children
of James
5. Melville James Jones 1893 #28817
6. Horatia Christopher Jones 1896 #775
7. Percival Jones 1896 #796
8. Vera May Jones 1898 #749
9. Ida Nellie Jones 1900 #24121
5. John Zephaniah Elmer 1865 #20386 wed 1888 #1363 to Mary Jane Grant 1868 #12528 - 1955 #14338 aged 87, born at Stanley, and lived at Everton later at Kerang
10 Children 1. Amy Grace Elmer 1889 #8639
2. Elsie Jane Elmer 1890 #22679 lived 15 weeks
3. Edith May Elmer 1891 #22607
4. Harold Jno Elmer 1894 #7608
5. Wm Chas Elmer 1897 #21481
6. Ida Pearl Elmer 1900 #5304
7. Lilian Annie Elmer 1902 #9883
8. Fredk Geo Elmer 1904 #26536
9. Myrtle Ivy Elmer 1907 #11671
10. Maud Sylvia Elmer 1909 #20315
8. Samuel Moses Laurel Elmer 1871 - 1942 #8139 aged 71, wed 1894 #3071 to Francis Jones 1876 #11059 and lived at Beechworth
4 Children 1. Ivy Elmer 1892 whose story is online by Kathryn Lucas August 2005
2. Myrtle Elmer 1894 #26554
3. Francis Laural Elmer 1898 #751
4. Sydney Lancelot Elmer 1900 #16407
9. James Bloomfield Elmer 1872 #14149 - 1963 #637 aged 90, wed 1898 #2796 to Jane Forrest 1872 - 1936 #2908 aged 64, and lived at Beechworth
5 Children 1. Roy Jas Elmer 1898 #24076
2. Hazel Agnes Daphne Elmer 1900 #24131
3. Beryl Elizth Elmer 1903 #8034
4. Hy Chas Elmer 1907 #7941 lived 1 day
5. Leonard Vivian Elmer 1909 #16381
10. Lily Liza Elmer 1875 #616 - 1946 #5635 aged 72, wed 1896 #1171 to Wm Beel 1868 - 1948 #3770 aged 80, died at Regent, lived at Beechworth, 6 Children
11. Harriet Rachael Elmer 1877 #615 - 1902 aged 25 wed 1893 #5664 to Geo Albert Jones, 4 Children

Benjamin John Elms

Benjamin John Elms 1818 - 1859 #7078 aged 40 son of Mary Wakeling and Benjamin Elms from Mid? - and Hannah Kitchener came aged 33, May 1853 on the Calliope with Hannah aged 31, Mary Ann Elms aged 11, Benjamin aged 7, John aged 4, Letitia aged 2 and infant
7 Children 1. Mary Ann Elms c1841
2. Benjamin Isaac Elms 1845 - 1881 #4475 aged
3. John James Elms 1846 - 1929 #16605 aged 83
4. Letitia Ann Elms 1851 - 1923 #2578 aged 72
5. Infant (James Thomas Neptune) Elms 1853 born at Sea
6. Alfred William Elms 1854 #5638
7. Hannah Elizth Elms 1857 #8219 - 1934 #438 aged 76 wed 1890 to George Walter Harris
1. Mary Ann Elms c1841 wed 1866 #1159 to William Henry Adkins from London, and lived in Collingwood, Fitzroy
9 Children 1. Hannah Martha Adkins 1867 #14179 - 1901 #1630 aged 33, wed Laughton
2. Mary Ann Adkins 1869 #7978
3. Letitia Eliza Adkins 1871 #1642 - 1872 #3990 lived 1 year
4. Elizabeth Agnes Adkins 1872 #15105 - 1888 #13009 aged 16
5. Emily Amelia Adkins 1874 #7888 - 1889 #6963 aged 15
6. Letitia Margaret Adkins 1875 #22054
7. William Henry Adkins 1877 #1752 - 1892 #14760 aged 15
8. Alice Maud Adkins 1880 #15738 - 1922 #10136 aged 42, wed Stanley
9. Ellen Evelyn Adkins 1884 #8542 - 1950 #12570 aged 66, wed Carroll
4. Letitia Ann Elms 1851 - 1923 #2578 aged 72, wed 1880 #5086 to Gottfried Henry Frei Stiebritz and lived in Carlton
1 Child 1. Godfrey Henry Sticbritz 1881 #21717
5. Infant Elms (James Thomas Neptune) Elms born 1853 at Sea, wed 1877 #3300 to Mary Ellen Anderson 1860 #12873 dau of Hannah Frier and James Anderson who came as Assisted mmigrants, in May 1849 on the Ann Milne with Ann Anderson aged 0, David Anderson aged 9, Jane Anderson 13, Jane/Hannah Anderson 35, Mary Anderson 15, Robert Anderson 36, Thomas Anderson aged 8
Hannah Anderson nee Frier 1827 - 1888 #10746 aged 61, dau of Margaret and James Frier
10 Children 1. Catherine Anderson Elms 1878 #22845 - 1937 #6355 aged 58,
2. James Anderson Elms 1880 #21709 - 1927 #2258 aged 47,
3. Albert Ernest Elms 1883 #15482 - 1937 #6691 aged 54,
4. Hannah Frier Anderson Elms 1885 #24683 - 1941 #801 aged 55,
5. Margaret Anderson Little Elms 1888 #14131 - 1966 #13068 aged 78,
6. Letitia Elms 1899 #5112 - 1957 #2445 aged 57, wed Patullo
7. Elizh Dempster Elms 1890 #15820 - 1954 #17784 aged 65,
8. Olive Bertha Elms 1892 #6713 - 1961 #17860 aged 67, wed Pritchard
9. Thelma Doris Elms 1895 #14809 - 1954 #130 aged 58, wed Stewart
10. Violet Mabel Elms 1901 #29016
1. Catherine Anderson Elms 1878 #22845 - 1937 #6355 aged 58, wed George Rankin, dau Mary Ellen Rankin 1912 - 1978 #15050 aged 66, wed Dennis
4. Hannah Frier Anderson Elms 1885 #24683 - 1941 #801 aged 55, wed Edwin Dacca Hubbard 1885 - 1960 #10661 aged 75, son of Lucy Brown and Harry Hubbard (who came about 1887)
5. Margaret Anderson Little Elms 1888 #14131 - 1966 #13068 aged 78, wed Alfred Edwin Coleman 1883 #16520 - 1967 #4965 aged 83, son of Mary Anderson Young wed 1881 #2864 to Thomas Gordon Coleman died at Heid
7. Elizh Dempster Elms 1890 #15820 - 1954 #17784 aged 65, wed Victor Lewis Gay 1888 - 1973 #22876 aged 85, son of Elizabeth Brown and Geo Fred Gay (who came about 1887 to Vic) died at Bacchus Marsh
6. Alfred William Elms 1854 #5638 wed 1886 #3304 to Eliza Dyke 1868 #11639 dau of Lydia Davies/Davis 1838 - 1883 #8884 aged 45, dau of George Davis, and George Dyke, sister Sarah Ada Dyke 1869 #17402, lived in Richmond, Collingwood
5 Children 1. Albt Wm Elms 1889 #11220
2. Geo Herbt Elms 1891 #11309
3. Daisy Lydia Elms 1893 #30606 - 1894 #7359 lived 7 months
4. Ruby Lily Elms 1895 - 1966 #14669 aged 71, wed Martin
5. Florence Elms 1900 #2423 - 1954 #8922 aged 54, wed Culhane
7. Hannah Elizth Elms 1857 #8219 - 1934 #438 aged 76 wed 1890 to George Walter Harris

Wilhelm Eltze

Wilhelm Eltze (Wilhelm Gottfried Ferdinand) 1818 - 1907 #9674 aged 89 died at Natimuk, wed 1864 #3371 to Wilhelmina Hinneberg 1845 - 1894 #13515 aged 49, parents not known, and lived at Mt Rouse and later at Horsham
7 Children 1. Louisa Eltze 1865 #17703
2. Johanna Eltze 1867 #3957
3. Bernhard Eltze 1868 #18560
4. William Eltze 1870 #4373 lived 1 day
5. Emma Eltze 1871 #4557
6. Maria Eltze 1874 #5979 at Albury, NSW
7. Wilhelm Eltze 1876 #6743 - 1879 #5776 aged 34 months, born in Albury died in Victoria
8. Martha Caroline Dorothea Eltze 1881 #25109
1. Louise Friderike Eltze 1865 #17703 wed 1887 #7316 to August Johann Diggelmann from Switzerland and lived at Roseberry, 11 children, notes provided by Karen-Anne
2. Johanna Maria Ernstine Eltze 1867 #3957 - 1942 #26444 aged 75, wed 1886 #4963 to Georg Bandel from Germany and lived at Horsham
5 children 1. Martha Emma Caroline Bandel 1887 #20512
2. George Johann Bandel 1888 #30223
3. Louis Anty Bandel 1892 #4874 - 1906 #1949 aged 14
4. Johanna Rosa Rosalie Bandel 1895 #21619 - - 1906 #1952 aged 11
5. Marcus Johann Bandel 1897 #28741
6. Bernhard Wilhelm Bandel 1902 #19020
3. Bernhard Wilhelm Fri Eltze 1870 - 1953 #21012 aged 85, wed 1895 #3549 to Christiana Clara Baum/Bann 1871 #18359 - 1935 #18309 aged 64, and lived at Horsham
6 children 1. Fredrich Trangott Eltze 1898 #11722 - 1981 #13966 aged 83
2. Conrad Fred Eltze 1896 #12224 - 1959 #21102 aged 62
3. Dora Matda Adolphine Eltze 1900 #19591 4. Clara Christiana Eltze 1904 #10926 - 1962 #15244 aged 57 wed McInnes 5. Alfred William Eltze 1906 #11265 - 1962 #19714 aged 56 6. Walt Bernhardt Eltze 1909 #20037 - 1927 #13073 aged 19 7. Rubina May Eltze 1914 #13633 - 1982 #19457 wed Reid
1. Fredrich Trangott Eltze 1898 #11722 - 1981 #13966 aged 83, wed 1920 #7281 to Louisa Martha Dymke c1900 - 1981 #24426 aged c80, daughter of Louisa Domascheny wed 1887 #1353 to August Henrich Dymke died at Horsham
5. Emma Bertha Lydia Eltze 1871 #4557 - 1944 #20805 aged 73, wed 1890 #4303 to Karl August Jakobi and lived at Horsham
10 children 1. Wilhelmine Carol Jakobi 1891 #13497
2. Clara Emma Jakobi 1892 #33488
3. Ernest Carl Jakobi 1894 #12686
4. Carl August Jakobi 1895 #31564
5. Esther Louisa Jakobi 1897 #13282
6. Otto Edmd Jakobi 1899 #5013
7. Johann Berthold Jakobi 1900 #28621
8. Agnes Hedwig Jakobi 1902 #4897
9. Henry William Jakobi 1904 #12337
10. Viola Matda Jakobi 1907 #12943
6. Maria Eltze born in New South Wales 1874 - 1959 #23332 aged 86, wed 1892 #7352 to Wm Geo Overall 1866 - 1951 #23692 aged 85, parents not known, from England, and lived at Horsham, 10 children.
He is same age as George the son of Henry Overall wed 1852 to Sophia Cook
8. Martha Caroline Dorothea Eltze 1881 #25109 - 1955 #23578 aged 74, wed 1902 #4599 to Edward Boothy Cox and then Lancaster. He could be Edward Cox 1857 #14459 son of Maria Conroy and William Cox, whose brother born 1867 has the names William Boothy Cox

Thomas Ely

From on Sun, 30 Mar 2008
Hello Elizabeth ...
I have Isaac Coppin a miller married 20/6/1799 Suffolk, England to Mary Ann Brooks. They had Susanna 1811 Suffolk died 1881 Carlton married 5/10/1829 Suffolk to Thomas Ely 1808 to 1870 a bootmaker. They emigrated 3/2/1853 from Southampton eta Melbourne 18/5/18753 on "Calliope".
They had ten children and I have information on Emma and her marriage to Uriah Hockey with five children, Susanna, (1832/1835) Thomas 1833, another Susanna 1835 narried Charles Douglas Lankenau, (a note says ten children but no info)
Ann 1837 married James Robert Dickson, Alfred, Joshua 1840, Henry, Emily Ann 1845 married George Henry Mumford 1875, and Mary married Edward Matthew Burrows in 1871.

Thomas Ely Birth: 06 Apr 1809 Christening: 07 May 1809 son of Ann and Joshua Ely at All Saints, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Susannah Coppin born at Sudbury, Suffolf, UK wed 5 Oct 1829 to Thomas Ely at All Saints, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Thomas Ely aged 43 came 18 May 1853 on the Calliope with Susannah 42, Emma 23, Susannah 18, Ann 16, Joshua 13, Emily 8, Mary 7, and Alfred 1
Thomas Ely 1805 - 1870 aged 62, from Essex, Susannah 23 Feb 1810 - 1881 aged 71 at Carlton, dau of Isaac Coppin,
10 children 1. Emma Ely c1830
2. Susanna Ely, (1832/1835)
3. Thomas Ely 1833,
4. Susannah Ely c1835
5. Ann Ely c1837
6. Joshua
Ely c1840
7. Emily Ann Ely c1844
8. Henry Ely c1842,
9. Mary Ely c1845
10. Alfred Ely c1852 - is he Alfred James Ely living at Harcourt, wed 1888 #7889 to Mary Cobham
1. Emma Ely c1830 wed 1854 #2874 to Uriah Hockey, 1833 - 1863 #4796 aged 31, from Bradford Abbas, Dorsetshire, came on Calliope, 5 chn born in Collingwood, Fitzroy
4. Susannah Ely c1835 wed 1856 #2296 to Charles Douglas Lankenau, 11 chn
5. Ann Ely c1837 wed 1855 #2953 to James Robert Dickson,
4 children 1. James Robert Dickson 1856 #11397 - 1856 #4515 lived 1 month
2. James Robert Dickson 1857 #13609
3. Frederick William Dickson 1859 #11211
4. Alice Myra Dickson 1860 #12322
6. Joshua Ely c1840 wed 1866 #2952 to Charlotte Sophia Hussey 1848 #16092, dau of Ann Mary Shipping/Shippen wed 1845 #4969 to William Hussey, and lived at Lilydale, Anderson, Carlton
10 children 1. Mary Emma Ely 1867 #15956 - 1868 #7823 lived 1 year
2. William Thomas Ely 1869 #12884
3. Joshua Ely 1872 #13331
4. Herbert Alfred Ely 1874 #13321
5. George Ely 1875 #20605
6. Mary Emma Ely 1877 #95
7. Frederick Ely 1878 #20286 - 1885 #12048 lived 7 years
8. Albert Ely 1880 #6019
9. Edward James Ely 1882 #6474
10. Alfred Henry Ely 1885 #8413
7. Emily Ann Ely c1844 wed 1875 #3410 to George Henry Mumford and had 4 daughters. Emily Ann Ely was a dressmaker.
9. Mary Ely c1845 wed 1871 #2469 to Edward Matthew Burrowes
1 child 1. Frances Alice Burrowes 1872 #3633
10. Alfred Ely c1852 - is he Alfred James Ely living at Harcourt, wed 1888 #7889 to Mary Cobham born in Williamstown, possibly dau of Julia Clifton and Alexander Cobham



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