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John Pritchard Gawley, George Gay, George Gaylard, Daniel Gazzard, Richard Geake, John Gear, Owen Geary,


John Pritchard Gawley

James Gawley A Oct 1852 on the Mobile with Ellen Pritchard who died 1857 #55, aged 27, dau of Jane and David Pritchard, following birth of son James/John Pritchard Gawley 1856 #10531

From Benalla Cemetery, James Gawley died 10 Oct 1911 aged 87
John Pritchard Gawley 1854 - 11 Mar 1922 #3430 aged 68, wed c1884 to Elizabeth Forsyth, who died at Wangaratta Hospital, 1854 - 1898 #14302 aged 44, dau of Mary SAYERS and John Forsyth, not born in Vic. Lived in Benalla
John Pritchard Gawley 1854 - 1922 #3430 aged 68, son of Ellen and James Gawley, wed 1899 #2 to Rebecca Dowey 1868 - 11 Nov 1946 #22404 aged 78, dau of Mary and David Downey, and lived at Benalla
Mary Lancey nee Batten 1868 - 1938 #17551 aged 64, dau of Sarah Uren and Edward Batten, wed John Lancey, came after 1901
Children of
Elizabeth
1. Eleanor Gawley 1885 #23402 - 1963 #9142 aged 77, wed Clarke
2. James Pritchard Gawley 1887 #771 - 1943 #15324 aged 55
3. Elizabeth Gawley 1888 #17781
4. Margt Anna Gawley 1890 #19865 - 20 Aug 1924 #10197 aged 33
5. Archd Gawley 1891 #30016 - 1945 #19903 aged 53
6. Ethel May Gawley 1894 #9090
7. Angus Jno Gawley 1896 #17206 - 1934 #9988 aged 38
Children of
Rebecca
8. Wm Thos Gawley 1900 #8573 - 1976 #3907 aged 75
9. Rebecca Mary Gawley 1901 #16458 - 1949 #20078 aged 48, wed Woodbury
10. Beatrice Jane Gawley 1902 - 1985 #21713 aged 85, wed Millar
11. David Gawley 1903 - 1962 #7278 aged 59
12. Minnie Evelyn Gawley 1905 - 1985 #25268 aged 80, wed Peck
13. Walter Henry Gawley 1907 - 13 Nov 1964 #25961 aged 57
7. Angus John Gawley 1896 #17206 - 13 Jan 1934 #9988 aged 38, wed c1923 to Lucy Hazel Constance Stow 15 Mar 1902 in Baddaginnie, and died 09 Mar 1981.
She wed (1) Angus Gawley 1924. He was born 1896, and died 1934 in Prahran. She wed (2) Eric Webster 1943. He died 20 Sep 1982
4 children 1. Lana Lavina Gawley 8 Sep 1924 #8264 lived 2 days
2. Leonard Keith Gawley 1927 - 1981 #12231 aged 54
3. Donald Lloyd Max Gawley 1929 - 1982 #11500 aged 53
4. Ian Edward Garth Gawley, b. 29 May 1933, Benalla - detail from Family web site

George Gay

George William Gay wed 1864 #2201 to Sarah Williams and lived at Collingwood
4 children 1. Arthur Gay 1865 #1790
2. John William Gay 1867 #7414
3. George William Gay 1869 #7875 - 1870 #811 lived 9 months
4. Sarah Ellen Gay 1871 #1791 - Sept 1955
Sarah Ellen Gay 1871 #1791 - Sept 1955 aged 84, wed 1888 to John Albert Patching and she later wed Carl Broman 1867 - 30 July 1952, whose first wife died 1950, 5 children

George Gaylard

Rosa Mack wed John Chaplin in 1845 at Geelong Presbyterian.
dau Elizabeth c1845 died 1852 aged 7
John William Chapman son of John and Rose born at Wtown 1847 #15591 baptised Church of England, St James, Melbourne. fiche 287
John Chaplin died aged 26, at Melbourne 1847 #4412 buried by Church of England St James, Melbourne fiche 1077
when she died, Rosanna is shown as 'born in Sydney' but there is no easy match for her baptism, or the names Rose Carroll and John Mack as parents
Geoe Gaylard adult came Sep 1847 on the Joseph Somes
George Gaylard 1825 - 23 Jan 1878 aged 52, wed 1848 #32868 to widow Rosana Chapman 1824 - 09 Feb 1878 #1763 aged 54, daughter of Rose Carroll and John Mack born in Sydney, at the Methodist / Wesleyan Church Geelong, and lived at Chilwell
12 children 1. Elizabeth Chaplin 1845 - buried 01 Nov 1852 aged 7
2. William John Chapman 1847 buried 22 Oct 1852 aged 5
3. George Gaylard 1849 - 1886 #14398 aged 37
4. Thomas Gaylard 1851 #11131 buried 23 Oct 1852 lived 14 months
5. Mary Jane Gaylard 1853 - 14 Dec 1869 #9144 aged 16
6. Esther Ann Gaylard 1856 #1870
7. Rebekah Gaylard 1858 #2692 - 28 Apr 1863 lived 5 years
8. Matilda Gaylard 1861 #2829 - 4 Sep 1872 lived 20 months
9. Bertha Gaylard 1865 #22139 - 23 Oct 1893 aged 28
10. Albert James Gaylard 1867 #14988 - 14 Aug 1873, lived 6 years
11. Gertrude Gaylard 1869 #8835 - 1946 #924 aged 75
12. Francis Gaylard 1871 #23443 - 5 Aug 1873 lived 1 year
1. George Gaylard 1849 - 1886 #14398 aged 37, wed 1871 #1497 to Emily Lamperd 1851 - 1949 #4056 aged 98, and lived at Springdale then Dunolly
Emily lived a remarkable 61 years as a widow
14 children 1. Ethel Gaylard 1872 #9115 - 1950 #11124 aged 78
2. Lester Gaylard 1873 #12890 lived 42 weeks
3. Morris Leslie Gaylard 1874 #5564
4. Mabel Gaylard 1875 #7565
5. Hope Annette Gaylard 1876 #8791 - 1954 #18603 aged 78 wed Williams
6. Elsie Denham Gaylard 1877 #8347 - 1960 #573 aged 82 wed Richards
7. Mary Isabel Gaylard 1878 #8525 - 1946 #2327 aged 67
8. Clifford Gaylard 1879 #8687 lived 17 days
9. Effie Ruth Gaylard 1880 #8142 lived 8 months
10. Ella Grace Gaylard 1881 #15809 - 1968 #26218 aged 87
11. Una Elfie Gaylard 1882 #22421 - 1965 #4558 aged 83
12. Florence Eve Gaylard 1884 #3682 - 1963 #24531 aged 80 wed Boyd
13. Lillian Rose Gaylard 1885 #15304 - 1904 (death not recorded in Victoria)
14. George Cyril Gaylard 1887 #15552
1. Ethel Gaylard 1872 #9115 - 1950 #11124 aged 78, wed 1903 #2308 to Peter Friday 1864 #16332 born at Mansfield
1 child 1. Ralph Francis Friday 10 Oct 1910 #25353 served in WWII, nok Janet Friday
3. Morris Leslie Gaylard 1874 #5564 - 1956 #9249 aged 82, wed 1899 #7576 to Mary Graco 1867 #7848 - 1936 #3813 aged 68
2 children 1. Stuart Haddon Gaylard 1901 #1274 - 1980 #4086 aged 79, wed Jessie May Parker
2. Colin Campbell Gaylard 21 May 1904 #15936 - 1977 #21530 aged 73, wed 1932 to Grace Sylvia Huggins
2. Lindsay Gaylard 1 Nov 1907 #24704 - 1976 #17374 aged 68, served in 70 Dental Unit, WWII
4. Mabel Gaylard 1875 #7565 wed 1899 #2578 to William Peck 1871 #19484 and lived at San Remo then at Neerim South, 5 children
7. Mary Isabel Gaylard 1878 #8525 - 1946 #2327 aged 67 wed 1903 #6484 to Alex Ernst Houston and lived at Camberwell
1 child 1. Hester May Houston 1909 #25408
11. Una Elfie Gaylard 1882 #22421 - 1965 #4558 aged 83 wed 1910 #3233 to Chas Hy Jenkins 1879 #15245 and lived at Warragul, 1 child
7. Bertha Gaylard 1865 #22139 - 23 Oct 1893 aged 28, wed 1888 #501 to George Hobbs, who appears to be born 1863 #2166 at Ashby and lived at Geelong, 1 child

Daniel Gazzard

Daniel Gazzard 22, 1831 came May 1853 on the Calliope with Sarah Harwood 21, c1832 as Assisted British Immigrants, and lived at Ballarat, Durham Lead
6 Children 1. Thomas Edward Gazzard 1856 #1589
2. Charlotte Anne Gazzard 1858 #6868 - 1859 #6004 lived 18 months
3. George Gazzard 1860 #13858
4. John Bruce Gazzard 1867 #14539
5. Edward Daniel Gazzard 1870 #2146
6. Charles Garibaldi Gazzard 1874 #2000
3. George Gazzard 1860 #13858 wed 1887 #6275 to Mary Truscott 1861 #17893 born at Brunswick

Richard Geake

Children born in UK - mother was Emma Northway who wed Dec 1858 to Richard Geake at Tavistock and died quarter to Jun 1866 aged 25. The district Tavistock spans the boundaries of the counties of Cornwall and Devon.
Richard Geake wed quarter to Jun 1869 to Mary Ann Hutchins at Tavistock Vol 5b page 601
Richard Geake 34 came Oct 1870 on the Alumbagh with Mary Ann Hutchins 28 and 3 chn, lived at California Gully registered at Eaglehawk
3 Children 1. Hanna Geake 1860 - 1872 #6721 lived 12 years
2. John Geake 1862
3. Jane Ann Geake 1864
5 Children
of Mary
4. Frederick William Geake 1871 #15810
5. Hannah Geake 1873 #16205
6. Emma Tresa Geake 1878 #2145
7. Rich Thos Geake 1880 #15201
8. Rosena Geake 1884 #2190
2. John Geake 1862 wed 1885 #1428 to Louisa Elizabeth Harvey 1865 #2467 of Geelong
2 Children 1. Eliza Geake 1885 #24479
2. Ethel May Geake 1888 #19372
3. Jane Ann Geake 1864 wed 1886 #6898 to John Ennor from Cornwall
1 Child 1. Hilda May Ennor 1887 #27922
8. Rosina Geake 1884 #2190 wed 1908 #5656 to Albert James Crowl 1882 #15638 - 12 Jul 1949 aged 67

John Gear

John Gear aged 24 came July 1853 on the Euphemus with Betsy Beer aged 18 - 1836 - 1878 #11670 aged 42, dau of George Beer of Devon, and lived at Geelong, Moolap,
11 Children 1. Richard Gear 1854 #4755 - 1855 #1519 lived 9 months
2. Sarah Ann Gear 1856 #1842
3. George Gear 1858 #2654
4. James Gear 1860 #8710
5. Walter Gear 1862 #8267
6. Alice Jane Gear 1864 #21898
7. Ellenora Gear 1866 #15333
8. Mary Jane Gear 1869 #8828
9. John Gear 1871 #23492 - 1872 #3167 lived 6 months
10. Bessie Gear 1875 #16737
11. Annie Gear 1878 #3480
2. Sarah Ann Gear wed 1874 #2231 to Daniel Burgess and lived in Shepparton
2. George Gear 1858 #2654 wed 1882 #2068 to Martha Alice Ambler 1861 #8261 born at Chilwell, and lived at Nine Mile Creek
3 Children 1. Albert James Gear 1883 #4414 - 1961 #3928 aged 78
2. George Raphael Gear 1884 #19251

Owen Geary

Owen Geary and John Geary arrived in Victoria 1840 on the Theresa, also on board was Mary Mulchinargh, Andrew Mulchinargh and Morris Mulchinagh (who wed Catherine Sullivan), the 4 men were Labourers, from Cork, Roman Catholics. Andrew and Mary could read and write, Owen, John and Morris are listed as neither read nor write.
John Geary wed 1854 #3345 to Mary Anne ONeill who died possibly as Jane Ann Geary 1875 #6902 aged 51, dau of Mary and John Neal of Ireland, no recorded chn
Owen Geary wed 1844 #16 to Mary Mulchnaugh and lived at Goulburn and had the children baptised at St Francis Roman Catholic Church, Melbourne.
Owen Geary died at Kilmore 1881 #10931, aged 64, when his parents were listed as Johanna Connors and Timothy Geary.
Mary (Johanna) died 1900 #12140 aged 86, and only her father's surname as Mulchanench was remembered.
4 children   1. Timothy Geary 1845 #707
2. Johanna Geary 1848 #3035
3. Hanora Geary 1857 #7018
4. Ellen Geary 1858 #13401
1. Timothy Geary, born 1845 #707 and baptised at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne fiche 12, wed 1870 #1750 to Mary Phillips 1848 #15664
13 children 1. Mary Frances Geary 1871 #11120 - 1956 #1292 aged 84
2. William Charles Geary 1872 #25231 - 1946 #21864 aged 73
3. Hanorah Ellen Geary 1874 #17955
4. John Geary 1875 #18152 - 1877 #5865 lived 22 months
5. Andrew Geary 1876 #24795 - 1877 #9015 lived 1 year
6. Emily Geary 1879 #4346 - 1947 #20098 aged 71
7. Owen Geary 1880 #17605 - 1938 #5149 aged 57
8. Ambrose Geary 1881 #21241
9. John Patrick Geary 1884 #4388 - 1941 #6354 aged 58
10. Annie Geary 1885 #21910 - 1967 #13506 aged 82
11. Timothy Maurice Geary 1887 #19798
12. George Herrick Geary 1888 #29579 - 1962 #20350 aged 74
13. Mark Phillips Geary 1891 #15712 - 1964 #8710 aged 73, wed 1920 #1414 to Margt Josephine Curry/Currie
1. Mary Frances Geary 1871 #11120 - 1956 #1292 aged 84 wed 1902 #792 to James Moloney
2. William Charles Geary 1872 #25231 - 1946 #21864 aged 73, wed 1903 #2809 to Agnes Tracey 1875 #24010 - 1942 #23993 aged 67, died at Warragul
5 Children 1. Mary Ellen Geary 1904 #11200
2. Thos Timy Geary 1905 #19177
3. Wm Jno Geary 1907 #20686
4. Patk Ambrose Geary 1909 #15237
5. Oswald Geo Geary 1911 #24608
6. Emily Geary 1879 #4346 wed 1895 #6641 to James Woods and lived at N Fitzroy
1 child 1. Jas Walter Woods 1916 #29460
7. Owen Geary 1880 #17605 wed 1916 #963 to Rosanna Dillon 1890 - 1971 #7991 aged 81 daughter of Annie Scannell and James Dillon died at Sand
3 children 1. Owen Martin Geary 1916 #27256
2. Jas Patk Geary 1918 #25260
3. Timothy Maurice Geary 1920 #10022
8. Ambrose Geary 1881 #21241 wed 1906 #5401 to Edith Flor Gamble 1881 #15285 born at Colac, and lived at Colac
4 children 1. Edwd Rupert Geary 1907 #9758
2. Dorothy Mary Geary 1909 #18141
3. Geo Basil Geary 1911 #18829
4. Herbt Ambrose Geary 1913 #11325
2. Johanna Geary 1848 #3035 wed 1870 #1783 to Patrick Cahill who appears to be born 1843 #36718 at Moonie Ponds and lived at Seymour, 10 children
3. Hanora Geary 1857 #7018 wed c1881 to James Barrow and lived at Carlton
2 children 1. Julia Barrow 1882 #21502
2. Hannah Barrow 1884 #15303 lived 7 months
4. Ellen Geary 1858 #13401 wed c1883 to Alexander Pattison, who has variable spelling for the children's surnames
5 children 1. Alexander James Pattison 1884 #1773
2. Lily Patterson 1887 #4733
3. Geo Arth Pattieson 1890 #33583
4. Victor Sydney Pattison 1893 #5815 lived 1 year
5. Robt Thos Pattieson 1896 #14448 lived 2 years


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