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John Marden, John Marks, James Marr, Peter Marr,
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John Marden

Marriages Sep 1848 - John Marden and Catherine Murphy at Strand Vol 1 page 395. The district Strand spans the boundaries of the counties of London and Middlesex
John Marden 1825 - 1898 #4953 aged 73, son of Mary Ann and John Marden, came c1848 with Catherine Murphy and lived at Prahran and St Kilda
5 Children 1. Harriett Marden 1848 - 1873 #4560 aged 25 born in England
2. Cath Marden 1849 #26395
3. Charles Marden 1851 #31728
4. John Marden 1855 #3968
5. William Marden 1857 #1091
6. Alfred Marden
2. Catherine Jane Marden 1849 #26395 wed 1873 #1326 to William Fraser Grant from Aberdeen and lived at Essendon
8 Children 1. Robert Fraser Grant 1874 #26154
2. Ethel Grace Grant 1876 #9281
3. Elizabeth Kate Grant 1877 #15657
4. Charles Marden Grant 1879 #9132
5. William John Grant 1881 #9327
6. Walter Alfred Grant 1883 #2483
7. Marden Arthur Grant 1884 #16583
8. Elsie May Grant 1886 #2628
3. Charles Marden 1851 #31728 wed 1883 #5441 to Fanny Stringer and lived at St Kilda
7 Children 1. Florence Marden 1884 #28097
2. Horace Marden 1886 #14160
3. Charles Frank Marden 1888 #33672
4. Bertha Marden 1891 #7244
5. Brice Stringer Marden 1894 #15924
6. Annie Jean Marden 1896 #31308
7. Fanny Marden 1900 #22474 lived 1 day
1. Florance Marden 1884 - 1968 #17446 aged 83, died at Cheltenham, wed 1913 #6223R to Ernest Charles Tivendale 1885 - 1960 #35072 aged 75, 2 children
4. John Marden 1855 #3968 wed 1883 #5935 to Jane Armstrong and lived at St Kilda
2 Children 1. Annie Kathleen Marden 1885 #17899
2. Winifred Jean Marden 1887 #12264
5. William Marden 1857 #1091 wed 1879 #2585 to Clarissa Rodwell from London, and lived at St Kilda and later at Launching Place - Clarissa's family at Rodwell page
9 Children 1. Ernest John Marden 1880 #9026
2. Ruby Annette Marden 1882 #5654
3. William Alfred Marden 1883 #20063 lived 6 months
4. Herbert William Marden 1884 #20898
5. Gladys Isabel Marden 1886 #29943 lived 9 weeks
6. Gilbert Henry Marden 1888 #15967 lived 7 months
7. Cath Clarissa Marden 1889 #26658
8. Grace Eva Marden 1892 #27638
9. Minnie Elinor Marden 1895 #4848
Alfred Marden wed 1881 #2526 to Christina Kate Witchell / Mitchell 1859 #11524 only known child of Margaret Britch and John Mitchell born in Melbourne, and lived at St Kilda
4 Children 1. Alice Isabel Marden 1882 #12482
2. Hilda May Marden 1884 #5884
3. Olive Ray Marden 1889 #7940
4. Margaret Veitch Marden 1895 #24814

John Marks

John Marks c1833 came Aug 1854 on the Bride of the Sea with Betsy/Elizabeth Kidd c1835 and lived at Wallan, Beechworth then Oxley
8 Children 1. Margaret Marks 1855 #3283
2. Agnes Marks 1857 #1591
3. John Marks 1860 #21002
4. Elizabeth Marks 1863 #6251
5. Jane Marks 1865 #20428
6. James Marks 1870 #10731
7. Matilda Marks 1872 #11049
8. Robert Marks 1876 #24902 - 1957 #23070 aged 80
3. Jane Marks 1865 #20428 wed 1894 #4570 to John Shanks

James Marr

James Hamilton Marr wed 1859 #4753 to Mary Veronica Smith
9 Children 1. Twin James Adam Marr 1859 #17980
2. Twin John Gilmore Marr 1859 #17981 possibly died at Yarra Bend 1888 #962 aged 28
3. Thomas Charles Marr 5 Jul 1861 #12347
4. Frederick William Marr 1864 #23642
5. Walter George Marr 1866 #16268
6. Adam Joseph Marr 1868 #24751
7. William Marr 1871 #17909
8. David Marr 1873 - 1874 #11026 lived 1 year
9. Harvey Marr 1875 #10420 - 1876 #13016 lived 1 year
1. Twin James Adam Marr 1859 #17980 wed 1880 #1900 to Elizabeth Midolo 1864 #16868 and lived at Richmond
12 Children 1. Joseph Thomas Marr 1880 #18256
2. Eliza Mary Marr 1882 #11470
3. Ethel May Marr 1883 #25920 - 1958 #12529 aged 76 wed McKrell
4. Clara Victoria Marr 1885 #28304 - 1885 #13668 lived 3 months
5. Edith Alice Marr 1887 #23149 - 1940 #2273 aged 52 wed Whelan
6. Cassie Elizabeth Marr 1888 #6098 - 1888 #7416 lived 4 months
7. Wm Ramsey Marr 1889 #15755 - 1890 #4238 lived 10 months
8. Fredk James Marr 1890 #26705
9. Ida Olive Marr 1894 - 1895 #3261 lived 3 months
10. Leslie George Marr 1897 #14011 - 1970 #20404 aged 73
11. Albt Marr 1898 #6123 - 1898 #4570 lived 1 day
12. Ruby Sophia Marr 1899 #21660
3. Thomas Charles Marr 5 Jul 1861 wed 11 Jun 1890 to Letitia Victoria Clayton
4. Frederick William Marr 1864 #23642 wed 1891 #2014 to Fanny Leggett 1868 #20744 born at Allansford
4 Children 1. Wm Jas Marr 1891 #16766
2. Elsie Veronica Marr 1893 #21396
3. Fredk Harold Marr 1897 #30496
4. Albt Ernt Marr 1900 #12900
6. Adam Joseph Marr 1868 #24751 wed 1900 #7980 to Sarah Jane Titheridge 1874 #384 born at Ballarat

Peter Marr

Peter Marr from Dundee wed 1873 #4486 to Harriet Rebecca Gregory and lived at Craigieburn then at Majorca
7 Children 1. Martha Elizabeth Marr 1875 #3407
2. Caroline Marr 1876 #24313 - 1877 #5416 lived 8 months
3. James Joseph Matthias Marr 1878 #11960
4. Elizabeth Marr 1879 #24323
5. Peter Marr 1882 #10503
6. Alexander William Marr 1884 #10692
7. Albert Henry Marr 1887 #12578
1. Martha Elizabeth Marr 1875 wed 12 February 1897 to William Collison

John Marriott

John Marriott wed 1857 #1324 to Jane Stow, lived at Campbells Creek, Campaspie then The Loddon
5 Children 1. Martha Marriott 1859 #4056 lived 1 year
2. Rueben Marriott 1860 #21502 lived 10 months
3. Martha Marriott 1862 #13223
4. Alice Marriott 1864 #7523
5. Alfred John Marriott 1867 #13641
Martha Marriott 1862 #13223 wed 1884 #4871 to Thomas Sincock and then vanishes from the Victorian records
4. Alice Marriott 1864 #7523 wed 1886 #3953 to John Collicoat from England, lived at Castlemaine 2 Children to 1888

William Marriott

William Henry Marriott aged 27, born 1828 - 1887 #13783 aged 58 son of Hannah Horne and Wm Hy Marriott died at Geelong, came May 1855 on the Tasmania with Elizabeth Jane Reid aged 23 born 1835 - 1877 #1544 aged 41 daughter of Louisa Cuthbertson and George Reid of London, lived at Geelong, Newton,
8 Children 1. William George Russell Marriott 1856 #8963
2. George Reid Marriott 1858 #7106
3. Thomas Martin Marriott 1860 #14281
4. Martin Marriott 1863 #14442
5. Louisa Margaret Marriott 1863 #14443
7. Edwin Marriott 1870 #389
8. Hannah Martin Marriott 1871 #9295
1. William Geo Russell Marriott wed 1886 #5287 to Sarah Ann Stokes 1864 #15333 born in Geelong
4 Children 1. Louisa Harriet Elizth Marriott 1887 #19964
2. Blanche Reid Marriott 1889 #22028
3. Hannah Elizabeth Marriott 1893 #22791
4. Wm Benj Geo Marriott 1896 #20212
8. Hannah Martin Marriott 1871 #9295 wed 1898 to John Graydon

John Marsden

On 24 Jan 2009, I was given the web address for Not Another John Marsden from Issue 4 of Marsden family History News contributed by Kathleen Lewis. The newsletter of the MARSDEN One-Name Study was published three times a year from the Summer of 1994 to the end of 2002 when publication was ceased. See their Index page.
John Marsden (b. c1774 Nottingham, England) wed Jane Wessley on 18/08/1799 and they had five children Jane, John, Thomas, Mary Ann and Benjamin.
John Marsden Senior was transported to Tasmania as a convict, arriving at Hobart on 19/10/1812. John Marsden died 14/09/1827 near Launceston. Three of the children, Jane, John and Thomas also came to Tasmania.
1. Jane Marsden (christened 01/06/1800, Nottingham, England) married Robert Stonehouse and they arrived in the Colony "free". She died Feb 10th 1839 aged 39 years, and was buried with her father, at Launceston.
2. John Marsden (b c1800, christened 03/08/1802, Nottingham) was transported to Australia as a convict (arriving at Sydney 26/09/1820). He married Elizabeth Beaven on 29/08/1832 at Launceston and died there on 15/05/1882. Elizabeth c1812 - May 19th 1882, aged 69 years. Children's details come from Tasmanian Archives.
13 Children 1. John Marsden 6 Jun 1833 wed Ellen Crawley,
2. Harriet Mary Ann Marsden 2 Oct 1834 wed 1851 - Launceston, to Roderick Carey
3. William Henry Marsden 26 Aug 1836 wed 1872 - Hobart, to Sarah Elizabeth Wooby, no chn in Tas records
4. Elizabeth Marsden 1 Dec 1837
5. Thomas Marsden 13 Oct 1839 died 23 May 1840
6. Benjamin Marsden 10 Apr 1841
7. Nancy Marsden 4 Sep 1843
8. Jane Marsden 22 Feb 1846
9. Hannah Marsden 4 Aug 1848
10. Thomas Samuel Marsden 26 Jul 1849
11. Francis Henry Marsden 13 Jan 1852
12. Sarah Adela Marsden 15 Aug 1854 wed 1875 - Launceston, to Henry William James Nunn
13. Emma Louisa Marsden 12 Jun 1857 wed 1879 - Launceston, to Ernest Albert James Young Wood
1. John Marsden 1833 wed 1853 to Ellen Crawley, 3chn listed in Archives, - Elizabeth Marsden 27 Apr 1854, Female Marsden 6 Jul 1873, Ada Ellen Marsden 25 Sep 1875
2. Harriet Mary Ann Marsden 2 Oct 1834 wed 1851 - Launceston, to Roderick Carey 1826 - 1861 died at Launceston
Harriet Mary Ann Carey wed 1870 to William Griffiths - is this mother, or daughter?
3 Children 1. Harriet Mary Ann Carey 1853
2. John Carey 1855
3. Edward Francis Carey 1862
10. Thomas Samuel Marsden 26 Jul 1849, as Samuel Thomas Marsden wed 1877 to Louisa Denney 1851 dau of Elizabeth Maria Thompson and John Denney, (who had 14 chn)
9 Children 1. Thomas Henry Doublejohn Marsden 3 Sep 1877
2. John James/Francis Marsden 7 Sep 1878
3. Elizabeth Annie Marsden 18 Mar 1880 wed 1898 to Arthur Osborne Rundle
4. Alice Louisa Marsden 16 Feb 1882
5. Frances Ellen Marsden 9 Oct 1883
6. Samuel Herbert Marsden 12 Jul 1885
7. Blanche May Marsden 15 Jun 1888
8. Bertha Kate Marsden 15 Sep 1889
9. William Roy Marsden 2 Jun 1891
3. Thomas Marsden wed 1824 to Maria Shepherd at Nottingham, England, arrived in the Colony "free", and died at Launceston, Tas on 04/10/1839. Tasmanian archives have no other details
From Not Another John Marsden, describing a photo of a Grave Inscription, "Thomas Marsden who was thrown from his cart which caused death. Oct 4th 1839 in the 37th year of his age, Also, Thomas Marsden, son of John Marsden died May 23rd 1840, aged 7 months 14 days."


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