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Thomas Graco

A possible identification is Francis Graco and Maria Allen who took the children to Saint Mary, St Marylebone, London, England to be christened
7 children 1. Francis Joseph Graco 16 Oct 1823 Christening: 18 Nov 1823
2. Charles Graco 04 Jul 1825 Christening: 31 Jul 1825
3. Benjamin John Graco 17 Jul 1827 Christening: 21 Oct 1827
4. Sarah Elizabeth Graco 03 May 1829 Christening: 24 May 1829
5. Thomas Benjamin Graco 12 Jun 1831 Christening: 18 Apr 1832
6. Mary Caroline Graco 08 Oct 1832 Christening: 24 Jan 1833
7. Maria Gracho 17 Jan 1835 Christening: 01 Nov 1835
5. Thomas Benjamin Graco 1832 - 21 Jun 1904 #4778 aged 73, son of Maria Allen and Thomas Graco died at Essendon, came to Victoria, Australia and wed at at St James in Melb, 1st June 1855 to Mary Grace Cameron 31 Aug 1835 Kilmonivaig, Inverness, Scotland, lived at Dunolly
10 children 1. Catherine Graco 1856 #8635
2. Francis Graco 1858 - 1888 #9206 aged 30
3. John Cameron Graco 1860 #16250 - 1936 #9315 aged 76
4. Maria Graco 1862 #20414
5. Sarah Graco 1865 #2087 - 1940 #9940 aged 75
6. Mary Graco 1867 #7848 - 1936 #3813 aged 68
7. Ann Elizabeth Graco 1869 #21917 - 1950 #4385 aged 80
8. Hugh Graco 1871 #22863 - 1959 #11036 aged 83
9. Thomas (Henry) Graco 1874 #8452 - 1951 #23734 aged 77
10. Williamina Graco 1878 #6780
1. Catherine Graco (Grace) 1856 #8635 - 1939 #9630 aged 83, wed 1878 #4431 to Jeremiah Coughlan from Cork and lived at Bealiba
8 children 1. Mary Coughlan 1879 #15550
2. Nora Coughlan 1881 #21260
3. Patrick Coughlan 1884 #7194
4. Catherine Coughlan 1886 #557
5. Richard Coughlan 1888 #601
6. Francis Coughlan 1890 - 1892 #9067 lived 2 years
7. Danl Coughlan 1892 #906
8. Ellen Coughlan 1896 #31373
2. Francis Graco 1858 - 1888 #9206 aged 30 wed c1885 to Lavinia Smith 1867 - 1940 #17825 aged 73, daughter of Elizth Ann Russell and Robt Vyner Smith (not registered in Victoria, parents not in list to 1888) and lived at Footscray
2 Children 1. John Graco 1886 #10336
2. Frances Graco 1888 - 1955 #11709 aged 67 wed Fabbri
3. John Cameron Graco 1860 #16250 - 1936 #9315 aged 76, wed 1896 to Margaret Irons 1867 #21498 - 1947 #20381 aged 80 died at Dunolly
2 Children 1. Bessie Graco 1896 - 1974 #20951 aged 78 wed Bicknell
2. Francis Eric Graco 1899 #7853 - 1954 #16616 aged 54,
1. Francis Eric Graco 1899 #7853 - 1954 #16616 aged 54, wed 1919 #1246 to Louisa Watts 1892 - 1969 #4415 aged 77, died at Dunolly
2 children 1. John Francis Graco 1919 #10816
2. Doris Ileen Graco 1920 #20984
4. Maria Graco (1862 - 1913) wed 1889 at South Melbourne to Malcolm MacKenzie (1860 - 1909).

Maria Graco's birth and marriage certificates have her parents as Thomas Graco and Mary Cameron. They were married at St James in Melbourne on 1st June 1855. Thomas was born in London in 1832 and Mary in Scotland in 1835.
7 children 1. Francis MacKenzie 1890 #15044 - 1976 #11807 aged 86 wed Watson
2. Katie McKenzie 1892 #15487 (my gr mo)
3. Jessie McKenzie 1896 - 1963 #18267 aged 67, wed Grant
4. Mary(May) McKenzie
5. Donald Malcolm McKenzie 1899 - 1966 #10169 aged 67
6. Annie (Nancy) McKenzie
7. Duncan Hugh McKenzie 1905 - 1953 #19241 aged 48
6. Mary Graco 1867 #7848 - 1936 #3813 aged 68, wed 1899 #7576 to Morris Leslie Gaylard, 2 sons
8. Hugh Graco 1871 #22863 - 1959 #11036 aged 83 wed 1895 #5448 to Alice Lacey 1873 - 1972 #16084 aged 99.
Records show her birth registered 1871 #10977, so she did not know she had reached 100 years.
1 child 1. Leslie Thomas Graco 1897 - 1978 #15044 aged 81
9. Thomas (Henry) Graco 1874 #8452 - 1951 #23734 aged 77 wed 1905 #2185R to Gertrude Gravatt 1875 - 1956 #2202 aged 81 daughter of Frances Street and Arthur Gravatt not registered in Victoria, died at Keilor
The death Notice for Gertrude Graco, died 27 Feb 1956, is in The Argus, Melbourne, Vic. Tuesday 28 February 1956
5 children 1. Raymond Ernest Graco 1906 #2878 - 1974 #11327 aged 68
2. Francis Allen Graco 1907 #2898 - 18 July 1963 #15317 aged 56,
3. Norman Arthur Graco 1909 #2927 - 1961 #13932 aged 51
4. Neville Thomas Graco 1910 #10883 - 1965 #28116 aged 55
5. Marjorie Ernestine Graco 1912 #3145 - 1983 #19473
2. Francis Allen Graco 1907 #2898 - 18 July 1963 #15317 aged 56, wed Mavis Elizabeth Butterworth 1911 - died 9 Oct 1997 aged 86 - details from their tombstone at Keilor Cemetry
1 child 1. Kevin Thomas Graco 1941 - 13 July 1962 #19793 aged 19

William Grainger

William Grainger wed 27 Dec 1854 #3026 to Elizabeth Day and lived at Collingwood then Winton
7 children 1. Maria Elizabeth Grainger 1855 #10818
2. George William Grainger 1858 #4811 - 1859 #95 lived 8 months
3. John William Grainger 1859 #5357
4. Sarah Ann Grainger 1860 #21496
5. George Henry Grainger 1862 #19609 - 1878 #5841 aged 16
6. Elizabeth Emma Grainger 1865 #25752
7. Andrew Roger Grainger 1867 #11942R
John William Grainger wed 1885 #4733 to Sophia Jane Elford 1861 #14952 - 1937 #9687 aged 76, and lived at Jamieson
11 children 1. Elizabeth Sophia Grainger 1887 #20273
2. William John Grainger 1888 #30531
3. Andrew Geo Grainger 1890 #24311
e. Frederick Henry Grainger 1893 #13942
5. Henry Robt Grainger 1894 #21691
6. Alexander Thomas Grainger 1896 #29426X1899
7. Henry Robert Grainger 1896 #28688
8. Alice Maria Grainger 1898 #27039 - 1899 #6174 lived 1 month
9. John Elford Grainger 1900 #11892
10. George Charles Grainger 1902 #11246 - 1902 #10083 lived 1 month
11. Stanley James Grainger 1905 #3510
4. Sarah Ann Grainger 1860 #21496 wed 1880 #5113 to Greenwood Sutcliffe from Yorkshire and lived at Loyola, then Jamieson
5 children 1. Harry Howson Grainger 1876 #3407 - 1876 #2053 lived 10 weeks
2. Louise Elizabeth Foot Grainger 1880 #3528 - 1882 #2302R lived 2 years
3. John Greenwood Sutcliffe 1881 #10662 - 1881 #4998 lived 4 days
4. Mary Elizabeth Sutcliffe 1882 #10462
5. George Henry Sutcliffe 1888 #12559

Thomas Granger

Thomas John Grainger Christening: 07 Jul 1843 at Acton Burnell, Shropshire, England son of Elizabeth and John Grainger
Thomas Granger aged 26 came Feb 1860 on the Prince Of Wales
Thomas John Granger born in London wed 1866 #2960 to Esther Burgess Thomas John Granger born in London wed 1866 #2960 to Esther Matilda Burgess born in Cambridge, and lived at Sandhurst and then at Moonambel
9 Children 1. Tom William Burgess Granger 1867 #17840
2. Esther Martha George Granger 1868 #19195
3. Ethel Margaret Granger 1869 #24728 - 870 #2635 lived 4 months
4. Lilley Blanche Granger 1872 #18223
5. Ralph Chas Granger 1873 #25803 - 1874 #8666 lived 11 months
6. Edna Granger 1874 #10802 - 1874 #5765 lived 2 days
7. Florence Hannah Granger 1876 #10919
8. Frederick Thomas Granger 1877 #10877
9. Harold Ernest Granger 1878 #4110
4. Lillie Blanche Granger 1872 #18223 wed 1900 #2541 to George Vawdon

John Harvey and Jane Graydon

John Harvey Graydon wed 1863 #1420 to Jane Wilson nee Marshall 1842 - 1890 #6651 aged 48, daughter of Jane Malcolm and John William Marshall, and lived at Linton then moved 1885 to Collingwood
10 children 1. Mary Jane Graydon 1865 #3168 - 1887 #5488 aged 22
2. James Graydon 1867 #2961 - 1944 #21775 aged 78
3. John Graydon 1869 #9579 - 1936 #5117 aged 67
4. William Graydon 1871 #17270 lived 6 months
5. Ellen Graydon 1873 #10327
6. Elizabeth Morris Grayden 1876 #3703
7. Henry Havelock Graydon 1879 #3827 - 1957 #127 aged 77
8. Malcolm Graydon 1881 #3916 - 1961 #6150 aged 79
9. Samuel George Graydon 1884 #10611 - 1969 #486 aged 84
10. Anna Bell Graydon 1886 #25306 - 1972 #12551 aged 83, wed Anderson
2. James Graydon 1867 #2961 - 1944 #21775 aged 78, wed 1902 #3981 to Lily Drewitt 1878 #23654
5 children 1. James John Leslie Graydon 1904 #25010
2. Jane Gwendolyn Graydon 1908 #15584X1909
3. George Charles Graydon 1913 #36188
4. Myrtle Jean Graydon 1917 #8439
5. Olive Dory Graydon 1918 #24139
3. John Graydon 1869 #9579 wed 1898 #2805 to Hannah Martin Marriott 1871 #9295 born at Geelong
4 Children 1. Muriel Jane Graydon 1899 #4187
2. Jack Graydon 1900 #27773
3. Louisa Phillis Graydon 1903 #19911
4. Hilda Martin Mahony Graydon 1906 #22750
5. Ellen Graydon 1873 #10327 wed 1900 #1395 to George Bills
6. Elizabeth Morris Grayden 1876 #3703 wed 1905 #3851 to Geo Tausson Hill
7. Henry Havelock Graydon 1879 #3827 wed 1912 #10753 to May Lindsay Swan 1882 #19777 born at Toot
1st Child 1. Ctina Wilson Graydon 1915 #34517
8. Malcolm Graydon 1881 #3916 born at Linton wed 1909 #4801 to Lilian Emma Trigg 1888 #25812
2 Children 1. Alexander Wilson Graydon 1910 #35564X1926
2. Dorothy Ellen May Grayden 1911 #27717
9. Samuel George Graydon 1884 #10611 - 1969 #486 aged 84 wed 1919 #9252 to Mabel Beatrice Mcintyre 1891 - 1960 #23805 aged 69,

John and Sarah Grayson

John Grayson 36 - 1842 - 1885 #5803 aged 43 son of Isabella Mcbride and Robt Griffiths Grayson, died in East Melb Hospital, came from Sheffield Sep 1865 on the Great Britain with Sarah Clark 36 and 5 children. They lived at Collingwood
7 Children 1. William Grayson 10 - 1855
2. John Clark Grayson 7 - 1858 - 1876 #977 lived 18 years
3. Clara Grayson 5 - 1860
4. Annie Grayson 3 - 1862
5. Mary Elizabeth Grayson I 1864 - 1875 #12922 lived 11 years
6. Arthur Grayson 1866 #20452
7. Ellen Grayson 1868 #22463 - 1870 #3872 lived 19 months
1. William Grayson from Sheffiels wed 1878 #2550 to Margaret Jane Muir from Dumfries lived at
4 Children 1. Maurice Aubrey Grayson 1879 #9284
2. William Ernest Grayson 1883 #9194
3. Ruby Estella Grayson 1886 #10154
4. Leslie Clarence Grayson 1893 #12653
3. Ruby Estelle Grayson 1886 #10154 - 1968 #5540 aged 82, wed 1914 #8323 to Arthur Geesling Zelius 1879 #7394 - 1933 #4160 aged 54
3. Clara Grayson c1860 wed 1897 #1552 to Geo Beacham 1875 #1488
2 Children 1. Doris Grayson Beacham 1898 #3063
2. Geo Hy Beacham 1901 #11016
4. Annie Grayson c1862 wed 1900 #3262 to Wm Barr, no chn listed
6. Arthur Grayson 1866 #20452 wed 1901 #7729 to Lady Anne Jocelyn Nash 1870 #1727 born at Sea, lived at Collingwood

Henry Greasly

Henry Greasly Christening: 08 Apr 1822 son of Mary and Francis Gresley at St Margaret's, Leicester, Leicester, England
Henry Greasby wed Mar 1848 to Eliza Boswell in District of Leicester, Vol 15 page 137.
Eliza Grisby 25 and Henry Grisby 25, also Henry Greasley came Aug 1848 on the Cheapside
Henry Greasly 1822 - 1888 #11256 aged 66 son of Mary Bird and Francis Greasley, died at Sandhurst. Surname as Gresly in Bendigo, then Greasly in Sandhurst
9 Children 1. Felix Gresly 1850 #17008 Christened at St James CofE
2. Annie Gresly 1852 #17801 Christened at St James CofE
3. Mary Ann Gresly 1854 #927
4. Arthur Gresly/ Gresley 1855 #5523
5. Anne Maria Greasly 1857 #7600
6. Oscar Greasly 1860 #21822 wed Amy Clara Lyon
7. Emmeline Greasly 1859 - 1861 #2783 lived 2 years, birth not listed
8. Emma Greasly/ Gresley 1863 #4644
9. Frank Greasly 1864 #24732
4. Arthur Gresly/Gresley 1855 #5523 wed 1883 #494 to Margaret Bonser and lived in Melbourne
5 Children 1. Eveleen Mary Gresley 1884 #4142
2. Arth Edwd Gresley 1892 #34524
3. Hy Jas Gresley 1894 #31313
4. Ellen Gresley 1896 #21722 - 1896 #10720 lived 1 month
5. Herbt Allan Gresley 1898 #27840 - 1899 #2885 lived 1 month
5. Anne Maria Greasly 1857 #7600 wed 1880 #462 to Edwin Richard Ferber 1857 #7797 son of Mary Duke and Henry Ferberm born at Maryborough, lived at Axedale, Rochester
7 Children 1. Ethal May Ferber 1881 #6671
2. Henry Boswell Duke Ferber 1882 #18812
3. Annie Beatrice Ferber 1884 #114
4. Edwin Reginald Ferber 1885 #155
5. Herbert Joseph Ferber 1886 #15323
6. Hilda Muriel Ferber 1888 #17196
7. Lilian Mary Ferber 1898 #6221"8
6. Oscar Greasly 1860 #21822 - 1942 #27628 aged 81 born at Sandhurst, wed 1897 #4406 to Amy Clara Lyon 1869 #1336 - 1955 #22482 aged 87, and lived at Bendigo
4 Children 1. Myra Amy Greasly 1903 #8115
2. Oscar Boswell Greasly 1905 #801
3. Clara Millicent Greasly 1906 #836
4. Raymond Frank Greasly 1908 #16911 - 1909 #8786 lived 1 month
8. Emma Greasly/Gresley 1863 #4644 wed 1885 #2213 to William Henry Reed 1858 #2896 son of Elizabeth Wade and John Reed born at Steiglitz, and lived at Sandhurst, Castlemaine, Eaglehawk
10 Children 1. Floris Reed 1886 #21860 - 1886 #10901 lived 2 days
2. Clarice May Reed 1887 #23655
3. Harold Jno Stanley Reed 1889 #1848
4. Vera Millicent Reed 1891 #1769
5. Wm Leslie Reed 1892 #12905
6. Clive Vincent Reed 1893 #21936
7. Percy Eugene Reed 1894 #28713 - 1895 #1463 lived 5 months
8. Gerte Lillian Emma Reed 1897 #2894
9. Winnifred Reed 1899 #2588 - 1899 #1460 lived 1 month
10. Norman Leonard Reed 1901 #2798

From on Sun, 28 Oct 2007
I am a decendant of Oscar Greasly's Sister, Emma Greasly who married William Henry Reed and their son Clive Vincent Reed is my Grandfather



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