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Benjamin Jiggins, Ralph Jobling, Francis Johns, John and Thomazin Johns, William Walter Johns,


Benjamin Jiggins

Benjamin Jiggins/Higgins 1797 - 1893 #10548 aged 96 son of Isaac wed 01 MAY 1855 #1094 at Christ Church, Geelong, Victoria, Australia to Catherine Rawet and lived at Kensington Cath Jiggins nee Rawet from Perth Scotland wed 1894 #3566 to Hy Loader
6 Children 1. Sarah Ann Jiggings 1857 #6232
2. Mary Jane Jiggins 1859 #14038 - 1860 #2350 lived 9 months
3. Mark Thomas Jiggins 1860 #14703
4. Benjamin Jiggins 1861 #21172
5. Elizabeth Jiggins 1862 #22616
6. James Alexr Jiggins 1871 #16968 - 1926 #5502 aged 55
1. Sarah Ann Jiggins 1857 #6232 wed 1879 #3503 to James Tyrrell from Essex, lived at Bellarine
3 Children 1. Robert Arthur Tyrrell 1880 #6574
2. Charlotte May Tyrrell 1882 #7061
3. Hilda Violete Tyrrell 1884 #7264 - 1913 #7004 aged 29 wed Dusting
3. Mark Thomas Jiggins 1860 #14703 - 1920 #14563 aged 60 wed c1880 to Nellie/Ellen Fairfax and lived in Geelong
5 Children 1. Eva May Fairfax Jiggins 1881 - 1903 #2452 aged 22 years
2. Olive Nellie Isabel Jiggins 1886 #10642
3. Ruby Constance Jiggins 1888 #20745
4. Myrtle Vic Jiggins 1889 #21956
5. Alice Jiggins 1891 #3565 - 1891 #1841 lived 2 days
2. Olive Nellie Isabel Jiggins 1886 #10642 wed 1907 #8714 to Herbt Wm Harold Lawry 1886 #30379 son of Amy Matilda Daniels and William Lawry
3. Ruby Constance Jiggins 1888 #20745 wed 1909 #3755 to Thos Wm Raymond Lord and lived at Geelong
4 Children 1. Edith Clara Constance Lord 1910 #3435
2. Eva Margt Joyce Lord 1912 #30321
3. Mark Thos Wm Lord 1916 #3905 - 1916 #1922 lived short time
4. Theda Ray Lord 1918 #3580
4. Myrtle Vic Jiggins 1889 #21956 wed 1910 #6529 to Jno Alexr Grieve 1873 #18262 son of Margaret Grieve and lived at Geelong
3 Children 1. Alan Alex Grieve 1911 #20297
2. Jno Raymond Grieve 1912 #30218
4. Benjamin Jiggins 1861 #21172 wed 1882 #2814 to Georgina Jane Lucas 1861 #2835 and lived at Bellarine, then at Brighton East
11 Children 1. Idalie Leone Blanche Jiggins 1883 #7028
2. Muriel Allison Vere Jiggins 1884 #22398
3. Frederic Clinton Isadore Jiggins 1886 #23908
4. Lola Etta Jiggins 1888 #26778
5. Mervyn Allen Smith Jiggins 1890 #2718X1919
6. Raymond Ethelbert Te Jiggins 1892 #29655
7. Ena Isabell Jiggins 1895 #1276
8. Evelyn Wfred Jiggins 1897 #1218
9. Stafford Malcolm Jiggins 1899 #8373
10. Inez Ivy Jiggins 1901 #1199
11. Leonard Horton Jiggins 1903 #1083
1. Idalie Leone Blanche Jiggins 1883 #7028 wed 1906 #2955 to Fran Jno Hillman and lived at Moe
3 Children 1. Haughton Edwd Hillman 1907 #12759
2. Verna Mae Hillman 1909 #13035
3. Royal Victor Hillman 1912 #35553
5. Elizabeth Jiggins 1862 #22616 wed 1880 #2297 as second wife to Francis Wilkin and had 4 Children
6. James Alexr Jiggins 1871 #16968 - 1926 #5502 aged 55, wed c1892 to Eliza Wilkin 1871 #887 - 1943 #15771 aged 72, lived at Ballarat, Kensington then at Geelong
9 Children 1. Elsie Myra Jiggins 1893 #32699
2. Cath Millicent Jiggins 1895 #26545
3. Lucy Myrtle Jiggins 1895 #26544
4. Alex Jas Jiggins 1897 #20233
5. Francis Geo Jiggins 1899 #27523 - 1900 #2186 lived 1 month
6. Emma Frances Jiggins 1903 #18328
7. Harold Ernt Jiggins 1905 #26248
8. Ruth Jiggins 1907 #19093
9. Eliza Flor Jiggins 1910 #3521
2. Cath Millicent Jiggins 1895 #26545 wed 1917 #8529 to Arth Charles Hilton and lived at Geelong
1st Child Myra Vict Hilton 1919 #19549
3. Lucy Myrtle Jiggins 1895 #26544 wed 1916 #10557 to Ernest Oliver Sadler and lived at Geelong
2 Children Lucy Myrtle Sadler 1918 #19822
Ruth Mary Eliza Sadler 1920 #22092
4. Alex Jas Jiggins 1897 #20233 wed 1920 #13615 to Agnes Jane Marsden 1897 - 1975 #27199 aged 78 daughter of Jane Stewart wed 1879 #1611 to John Reginald Marsden

Ralph Jobling

Ralph Jobling was joined in June 1863 by Lilias Jane Mitchell aged 32 1831 who came on the Hope with 4 children, and lived at Brown Hill neat Ballarat, then at Springdall Lelius Jane Mitchel Christening: About 07 Mar 1830 at Rainton, Durham, England daughter of Jane and John Mitchell
8 children 1. Cathe Jobling aged 10 - 1853
2. John Jobling aged 8 - 1855
3. Willm Jobling aged 7 - 1856
4. Sarah J Jobling aged 5 - 1858
5. George Simpson Jobling 1864 #11705
6. Jane Jobling 1866 #18050
7. Lillyas Jane Jobling 1868 #12476
8. Ralph Jobling 1870 #11963 - 1879 #11883 lived 10 years
1. Geo Simpson Jobling 1864 #11705 wed 1894 #2220 to Lucy Lavina Coad 1866 #19044 - 1950 #21104 aged 83, died at Kerang, and lived in Macorna
8 children 1. Chas Philip Jobling 1899 #27953 - 1904 #5333 lived 4 years
2. Geo Simpson Jobling 1896 #21368
3. Lillias Julia Jobling 1898 #20218
4. Lucy Lavinia Jobling 1901 #12529
5. Ralph Mitchell Jobling 1902 #19745
6. Chas Phil Jobling 1905 #11822
7. Daisy Isabel Jobling 1905 #11823
8. Leila Adel Jobling 1911 #21115

Francis Johns

Francis Johns wed 1862 #2173 to Martha Huntley and lived at Ballarat then Creswick
9 Children 1. Isabella Johns 1862
2. Alice Johns 1864 #12921
3. Elizabeth Johns 1866 #12645
4. William Henry Johns 1868 #13929
5. Martha Johns 1871 #683
6. Francis Johns 1873 #8738 - 1873 #3772 lived 3 weeks
7. Francis Johns 1874 #15144
8. Caroline Johns 1876 #15421
9. Emily Johns 1879 #1855
1. Isabella Johns 1862 wed 1885 to Frank Bowley
2. Alice Johns 1864 #12921 wed 1883 #4705 to Christian Frederick Fisher 1857 #15077 born at Creswick

John and Thomazin Johns

John Johns 1819 - 1857 1857 #5868 aged 38, son of Mary Symons and John Johns of Devon, wed in UK District of Tavistock spans the boundaries of the counties of Cornwall and Devon on 10 Jun 1852 to Thomazin Toll Matthews 1823 - 1887 #9806 aged 64, dau of Grace Lovis and Robt Matthews, second husband James Facey James Facey wed 1879 #392 to Thomazine Toll Johns from Devonshire
James Facey wed 1888 #6694 to Matilda Louisa Shaw both from England
3 Children 1. Elizabeth Ann Rich Johns 1854 #1185 - 1918
2. Mary Rebecca Johns 1855 #3521 - 1895 #9940 aged 40
3. William Francis Pugh Johns 1857 #4722 - 1858 #3265 lived 14 months
1. Elizabeth Ann Rich Johns 1854 #1185 - 1918 aged 64, wed 1876 #709 to James Thomas Northey Facey 1855 - 16 Oct 1911 aged 56 from Devonshire, lived at Cranbourne, 8 Children
2. Mary Rebecca Johns 1855 #3521 - 1895 #9940 aged 40, wed 1876 #4447 to Frederick Henry Searle 1854 #5701 first child of Catherine Markham and Frederick Henry Searle and lived in Cranbourne, Dandenong
8 Children 1. Eva Grace Searle 1877 #21581 - 1877 #10689 lived 48 days
2. Walter Frederick Searle 1878 #22023
3. Albert Ernest Searle 1880 #21810 - 1881 #977 lived short time
4. Alice May Searle 1883 #15724
5. Henry Francis Searle 1887 #27670 - 1887 #13370 lived 31 days
6. Elsie Eveline Searle 1889 #30390 - 1890 #1547 lived 7 months
7. Beatrice Searle 1891 #32260
8. Linda Marion Searle 1894 #11107

William Walter Johns

William Walter Johns 1832 - 1898 aged 66, born in Devon, died at Natimuk Vic, wed January 1866 #28 to Matilda Heard 1849 #22191 - 1934 aged 84,
11 Children 1. Annie Louisa Johns 17 Sep 1868 - 1909
2. Walter William Johns 1870 - 15 Jun 1960
3. Matilda Jane Johns 6 Jul 1871 - 1966
4. Maud Mary Johns 1873
5. Thomas Ascott Johns 1875 - 1963
6. Helena Gertrude Johns 1877 - 1953
7. Ethel May Johns 1880 - 1939
8. Richard Edward Cory Johns 18 Nov 1882 - 1952
9. Claude Wesley Johns 1884 - 1887
10. Lila Winifred Blanche Johns 18 Aug 1886 - 29 Nov 1958
11. Ruby Johns 1890 - 1965 aged 75
5. Thomas Ascott Johns 23 Jul 1875 #18191 - 15 Apr 1963 wed Ellen Jane Jackman 1875 #6363 - 13 Sep 1971
7 Children 1. Claude Wesley Johns 5 Apr 1902 - 12 May 1994
2. Harold Winton Johns 12 Mar 1904 - 14 Feb 1991
3. Phyllis Daphne Johns 1906 - Jan 1971
4. Merlin May Johns Aug 1907
5. Lindsay Thomas Johns 1909 - 1981
6. Rita Clarice Johns 1911 - 13 Sep 2002
7. Elva Jane Johns 1912 - 23 Aug 1990


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