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John Holmes, Fanny Eliza Honeyman, John Frost Jones, Jessie Mclean,
John Francis Nicholls, Hannah Oaff, Thomas Venner,

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There is to be a reunion of the descendants of John Cowan and Jane McDonald in Minyip in March 2010
Further details and a registration form can be found at http://cowanreunion.com/cowan_reunion/Cowan_Reunion.html
Use the menu on the left of the family home-page to register.
A great grand daughter of this couple Eva Johanna Dart (1900-1985) wed 1924 Alfred George Greed (1898-1974). Alfred's parents were Ellen Kennett and George Greed (I do not know who were parents of George.)
Eva Johanna Dart 1900 dau of Isabel McLean wed 1899 #1079 to Samuel Dart. He may be the Samuel Dart son of Caroline Dorrington and William Dart died at Ballarat 1960 #24231 aged 91
Isabel Mclean 1873 #14508 - 1941 #18392 aged 68 dau of Johanna Cowan wed 1870 #3259 to Thomas McLean from Scotland
Johanna Cowan was born in Inverness Scotland and died 1879 #8634 aged 29, leaving 5 chn.
The Balnaguith arrived Jan 1857 with 221 Assisted British Immigrants including Charles Greed 48, Sarah Greed 49, Emily Greed 18, Alfred Chs Greed 16, Sarah Ann Greed 14, Isabella Greed 12, Abraham Greed 10, George Greed 8, Ann S Greed 6 and Harriet Greed 4.
I found two births registered, which appear to be of this family (the only occurances of the name in the date range) and could not find the maggiage (it has not been indexed) Maybe they are in the 1851 Census for Taunton
Abraham Greed March 1846 Taunton 10 470
Harriet Greed June 1852 Taunton 5c 434
Taunton was created 1st July 1837. Mainly in Somerset, but included part of Devonshire.
Sub-districts : Bishop's Lydeard; North Curry; Pitminster; Taunton, St. James; Taunton, St. Mary Magdalene. GRO volumes : X (1837-51); 5c (1852-1930).
Angersleigh, Ash Priors, Bickenhall, Bishop's Hull, Bishop's Lydeard, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Churchstanton (from 1896), Combe Florey, Corfe, Cothelstone, Creech St. Michael, Curland, Durston, Halse, Hatch Beauchamp, Heathfield, Kingston, Lydeard St. Lawrence, North Curry, Norton Fitzwarren, Orchard Portman, Otterford, Pitminster, Ruishton, Stoke Fitzpaine, Staplegrove, Stoke St. Gregory, Stoke St. James, Taunton, Thorn Falcon, Thurlbear, Tolland, Trull, West Bagborough, West Hatch, West Monkton, Wilton.

John Weaver wed 16 JUL 1793 Pitminster, Somerset, England to FANNY SMITH
Charles Greed came aged 48, 1806 - 1886 #10810 aged 80, son of unknown (Sarah Weaver is given as his mother's name) and Sarah Weaver came aged 49, 1806 - 1871 #3999 aged 64 daughter of Fanny and John Weaver of Somerset arrived Jan 1857 on the Balnaguith with 8 children, settled at Sandford
8 Children 1. Emily Greed aged 18 born c1839
2. Alfred Charless Greed 16 born c1841
3. Sarah Ann Greed 14 born c1843
4. Isabella Greed 12 born c1845 - 1866 #3872 aged 22, born in Somerset, mother's name Sarah Weaver
5. Abraham Greed 10 born 1947
6. George Greed 8 born c1849
7. Ann S Greed 6 born c1851
8. Harriet Greed 4 born c1852
1. Emily Greed aged 18 born c1839 wed 1862 #2659 to John Frost Jones 1892 #8921 aged 66, son of Grace and Herbert Jones, and lived at Hamilton, 11 Children

The McLean family group

The Hornet came Oct 1854 with 17 Assisted British Immigrants surnamed McLean, appear to be Angus McLean 30 and Ann McLean 27 (Bethune) who were in Sandridge when Norman McLean was born 1857 #5303, possible parents of Kitty McLean 3 and Christy McLean 1
Duncan McLean 39 and Margaret McLean 30 (McKenzie) who were in Euroke 1856 #3130 when unnamed male was registered John McLean 25 and Marion 23 (Johnstone) were in Bairnsdale to register Flora McLean 1855 #11918 (the second last birth registered in the year 1855)

William McLean 42 and Isabella McLean 39 are possible parents of Jessie McLean 14, Marion McLean 11 (Marion McLean from Glasgow wed 1869 #4295 to Hugh Reid), Mary McLean 10, Rory McLean 7
Margaret McLean 30 is possible mother of Jane McLean 5, James McLean 2 and Mary A McLean aged 1
2. Alfred Chs Greed 16 born c1841 wed 1862 #3790 to Jessie Mclean and lived at Hamilton, Mt Rouse, Penshurst then at 'Mtro'
10 Children 1. Henry Greed 1867 #2448
2. Mary Greed 1864 #2686
3. Alfred Greed 1865 #8879
4. Jessie Anne Greed 1869 #2745
5. Daniel William Greed 1871 #9421
6. Florence Greed 1873 #4708
7. Emily Greed 1875 #18302
8. Hector Robert Greed 1877 #24070
9. George Greed 1879 #11013
10. Charles Greed 1881 #25250
3. Sarah Ann Greed 14 born c1843 wed 1860 #2735 to Thomas Venner and lived in Ararat, 12 Children

The Oaff family

The Clara came Nov 1854 with 296 Assisted British Immigrants including William Oaff 40, Mary Oaff 40, Selina 8 and Hannah 5. William died 11 Aug 1861 #9410 aged 47 son of Sarah and John Oaff, Selina wed 1866 #8097 to Samuel Bowyer, and Mary Ann Oaff died 16 Nov 1868 #8097 aged 54, daughter of Hannah and Thomas Smith both of Plymouth and buried at Port Fairy Cemetery
5. Abraham Greed 10 born 1847 at Taunton, wed 1866 #1334 to Hannah Oaff c1849 born in Plymouth, and lived at Belfast, Tower Hill, Killarney then at Hamilton
10 Children 1. Twin Herbert George Greed 1866 #13164 - 1867 #635 lived 5 months
2. Twin William Charles Greed 1866 #13165 - 1867 #636 lived 6 months
3. Amy Isabella Greed 1868 #14336
4. Emily Greed 1870 #12308
5. Hannah Selina Greed 1874 #9663
6. Ada Harriet Greed 1876 #9845
7. William Charles Greed 1878 #16451 lived 6 months
8. Alfred Henry Greed 1882 #9767
9. Nellie Louisa Greed 1884 #2930 lived 2 years
10. Henry John Greed 1887 #20225

The Honeyman girls

The Parsee came May 1858 with 452 unassisted passengers including two little girls Fanny 6 and Elizabeth Honeyman aged 5. Elizabeth Honeyman born in London wed 1886 #3438 to Alexander Ramsay and lived in Prahan
6. George Greed 8 born c1849 wed 1874 #2650 to Fanny Eliza Honeyman born in London, and lived at Sale, Hamilton, each child born at a different place
7 Children 1. Charles George Honeyman Greed 1875 #25505
2. Eva Greed 1878 #4843
3. Fanny Elizabeth Greed 1879 #25478
4. William Greed 1881 #3247 lived 1 day
5. Bertie Greed 1882 #9966 lived 1 day
6. George Albert Greed 1887 #280
7. Arthur Greed 1891 #29478
7. Ann S (Sophia) Greed 6 born c1851 at Taunton, wed 1872 #2680 to John Holmes and lived at Sandford, 5 Children

8. Harriet Greed 4 born c1852 wed 1881 #4368 to John Francis Nicholls 1856 #9407 born at Muntham, lived at Sandford, 3 Children


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