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George Ovens, Henry Overall, Wm Overall, Evan Owen,
Henry Owen, William Owen, Hay Ower,


George Ovens

George Thomas Ovens 1824 - 1882 #9123 aged 58 son of Ellen Thomas and unknown Ovens, wed 1850 #29163 to Elizabeth Wall 1835 - 1879 #5271 aged 44 daughter of Ann Bernal and Samuel Wall of Gloucestershire at St Peters CofE Melbourne and c1864 moved to Kyneton
13 Children 1. Ellen Thomas Ovens 1851 #29163 - 1851 #4998 lived 21 days baptised at Heidelberg
2. John Thomas Ovens 1854 #3150
3. James Thomas Ovens 1856 #292 - 1857 #132 lived 11 months
4. Ellen Ann Ovens 1859 #20727
5. Eliza Ovens 1862 #3018
6. Sarah Ovens 1862 #3019
7. Louisa Jane Ovens 1863 #8612
8. Matilda Ovens 1864 #16066 - 1880 #4657 aged 15 years
9. William Ovens 1867 #8894
10. James Henry Ovens 1869 #3078
11. Emily Harriet Ovens 1871 #3330
12. Geo Thos Ovens 1873 #10172
13. Meshach Thomas Ovens 1879 #10228
2. John Thomas Ovens 1854 #3150 wed 1877 #82 to Charlotte Pell 1859 #4030 born at Pleasant Creek, and lived at Rochester and Toolamba
5 Children 1. Louisa Frances Ovens 1877 #12094
2. Amy Ellen Ovens 1879 #5007 - 1879 #8986 lived 6 months
3. Theresa Elizabeth Ovens 1880 #18291
4. Albert Joseph Ovens 1882 #26255
5. Syrias Jubilee Ovens 1887 #15550
4. Ellen Ann Ovens/Owens 1859 #20727 wed 1884 #3052 to Francis Robinson Wiseman 1859 #3843, 4chn
5. Eliza Ovens 1862 #3018 wed 1886 #1202 to John Ross Bremner 1860 #15888 born at Carisbrook, 8chn, 5 lived
6. Sarah Ovens 1862 #3019 wed 1882 #3325 to Charles Hacon 1859 #18619 and lived at Rushworth then Tatura, 5 Children
7. Louisa Jane Ovens 1863 wed 1883 #1027 to James Peter Black
11. Emily Harriet Ovens 1871 #3330 wed 1895 #1813 to Thomas Ryan and lived at Tatura
2 Children 1. Elizth Ryan 1895 #25064
2. Amy Ryan 1898 #22648

Henry Overall

Henry Overall 1833 - 1870 #8521 aged 37, son of Rosetta and William Henry Overall of Ipswich UK, wed 1852 #4004 to Sophia Cook 1835 - 1887 #13710 aged 52, daughter of Eliza and Henry Cook, at Independent Congregational Church Melbourne, and lived at Ballarat, later at Footscray.
There is a death Dec 1883 in the district of Edmonton of Rosetta Overall aged 83, reference Vol 3a, page 187. Rosetta and William Overall are parents of Mary Jane Overall Birth: 13 Nov 1843 Christening: 04 Jul 1847 Saint Mary-St Marylebone Road, Saint Marylebone, London, England
7 children 1. Wm Hy Overall 1855 - 1924 #8107
2. Charles Overall 1858 #17493 - 1936 #14779 aged 77
3. Rosetta Overall 1861 #14681 - 1883 #10362 aged 22
4. Henry (Hy Robt) Overall 1864 #10498 - 1925 #13707 aged 61
5. George Overall 1866 #8027 - 1951 #10153 aged 85
6. Alfred Lawrence Overall 1869 #13326 lived 1 year
7. Eliza Ann Overall 1874 #21413
1. Wm Hy Overall 1855 - 1924 #8107 born in Sydney wed 1890 #8066 to Henrietta Mckenzie 1860 - 1941 #18498 aged 81, daughter of Margaret Kerr and Kenneth McKenzie died at Ballarat
Duncan Mckenzie 1864 - 1888 #8687 aged 24 is a brother of Henrietta
4 Children 1. Hetta Overall 1892 #29182
2. Wm Kenneth Overall 1894 #8615
3. Ella Margt Overall 1896 #25232
4. Donald Chas Overall 1898 #23927
2. Charles Overall 1858 #17493 wed 1883 #2127 to Jane Adelaide Beardon 1862 #6942,
9 Children 1. Rossetta May Overall 1884 #7633
2. Florence Edith Overall 1885 #23743
3. Francis Ernest Overall 1888 #3114
4. Sarah Grace Overall 1889 #14930 lived 21 days
5. Elsie Overall 1890 #19435 lived 1 month
6. Amy Beatrice Overall 1891 #19390
7. Doris Annie Overall 1896 #25279
8. Alfd Claude Overall 1898 #23975
9. Elsie Grace Overall 1901 #16255
3. Francis Ernt Overall 1888 #3114 - 1948 #19815 aged 60, wed 1911 #8866 to Flor Abigail Pirani 1891 - 1969 #11076 aged 78, daughter of Emma Lydia Harvey and Edward Pirani
5 Children 1. Frank Allan Overall 1912 #19923
2. Robt Edwd Overall 1914 #21589
3. Jean Lydia Overall 1916 #17383
4. Dorothy Wfred Overall 1918 #16490
5. Gwen Overall 1920 #18116
4. Henry (Robert) Overall 1864 #10498 wed 1887 #6324 to Sarah Ann Parsons 1867 - 1953 #12867 aged 86, daughter of Alice Watson and Wm Watson, no known chn
5. George Overall 1866 #8027 - 1951 #10153 aged 85, wed 1892 #3243 to Grace Jane McDowall 1867 - 1937 #413 aged 70, lived at Hotham
3 Children 1. Ethel Roselea Overall 1893 #4789
2. Doris Viola Marjorie Overall 1895 #13108
3. Evelyn Alice Overall 1900 #3936
7. Eliza Ann Overall 1874 #21413 - 1962 #13416 aged 84, wed 1895 #4527 to Ernest Chas Pitman and lived in Carlton. Second wed to Browne
2 Children 1. Winnie Eulalie Pitman 1896 #9381
2. Bertha Rose Pitman 1900 #17427 - 1928 #9455 aged 28 wed Goodwin

Wm Overall

William George Overall 1866 - 1951 #23692 aged 85, parents not known, from England, wed 1892 #7352 to Maria Eltze 1873 - 1959 #23332 aged 86, born in New South Wales 1874 - 1959 #23332 aged 86, and lived at Horsham. He is same age as George 1866 #8027 - 1951 #10153 aged 85, the son of Henry Overall wed 1852 to Sophia Cook
10 children 1. Heinrich Wilhelm Aug Eltze 1891 #13536
2. Annie Martha Mar Overall 1893 #32423
3. Alma Gertrude Overall 1895 #21593 lived 2 months
4. Sophia Alice Overall 1896 #20588
5. Norman Leslie Overall 1898 #19478
6. Irene Beatrice Overall 1900 #28622
7. Wm Geo Overall 1903 #5155
8. Sidney Jas Overall 1904 #12342
9. Mary Gladys Overall 1907 #20972
10. Percy Arth Overall 1911 #30768

Evan Owen

Evan Owen 1817 - 15 Aug 1881, son of Elizabeth Rees and Owen Owen, came c1851 with Anne Davis (or Davies), 1822 - 6 Mar 1891 born in Cornwall. Their first daughter was born in Cornwall.
6 children 1. Elizabeth Owen 1850 - 18 Aug 1888
2. Mary Ann Owen 1852 - 24 Apr 1921
3. Owen Owen 1856 - 20 Aug 1912 did not marry
4. David Owen 10 Aug 1858 - 10 Jan 1929
5. Thomas Owen died 14 Jan 1862 aged 5 months
6. Eleanor Owen 1863 - 13 Jul 1927 wed 1892 to George
1. Elizabeth Owen 1850 - 18 Aug 1888 wed 1887 #6069 to Richard Graham
2. Mary Ann Owen 1852 - 24 Apr 1921 wed 1874 #1427 to Andrew Mitton
4. David Owen 10 Aug 1858 - 10 Jan 1929 wed 1900 #6440 to Martha Grisold
6. Eleanor Owen 1863 - 13 Jul 1927 wed 1892 to George Graham

Henry Owen

Henry Sampson Owen from London, wed 1869 #4174 to Catherine Cameron from Sydney and lived at Avoca, St Arnaud, Dunolly, Ballarat, Glenorchy
7 Children 1. Charles John Owen 1870 #6351
2. Amy Florence Owen 1872 #20980
3. Laura Agnes Owen 1875 - 1878 #12726 lived 3 years
4. Kate Amelia Owen 1878 #5449
5. Harry Arthur Owen 1880 #15165
6. Clara Maud Owen 1883 #6814 - 1886 #1648 lived 2 years
7. Ruby Margaret Owen 1885 #10363
4. Kate Amelia Owen 1878 #5449 - 1961 #12066 aged 83 wed c1900 to Robert John Axtill 1869 #21046 - 1949 #5973 aged 78

William Owen

James Brooks and Mary Ann Bailey were in Brighton in 1857, moved to St Kilda 1867
James Brooks died at St Kilda 1881 #8989 aged 50, son of Hannah King and John William Brooks, so was born c1830
From http://www.freebmd.org.uk, Marriages Sep 1851
James Brooks and Mary Ann Bailey at Hackney Vol 3 Page 201
The district Hackney spans the boundaries of the counties of Greater London, London and Middlesex
Can not find the names in Assisted or Unassisted shipping to Victoria
6 children   1. John Brooks 1857 #8086
2. James Brooks 1859 #10439
3. Elizabeth Brooks 1861 #17898
4. Mary Ann Brooks 1865 #5395
5. Hannah Brooks 1867 #5022
6. Emily Brooks 1870 #12122

William Blackley Dinwoodie Owen Birth: 27 Dec 1867 at Cathcart, Renfrew, Scotland to Elizabeth Hamilton Rice and Charles Owen
William Blakeley Dunwoodie Owen from Glasgow, wed 1887 #5034 to Emily Brooks and lived at Caulfield
7 children 1. Ada Eulalie Owen 1888 #15907
2. Victor Hugo Owen 1889 - 1966 #279 aged 77
3. William Brooks Owen 1890 #27974
4. Fredk Joseph Owen 1892 #63
5. Victor Hugo Owen 1894 #8211 - 1966 #279 aged 71 wed 1913 to Florence Hellyar
6. Archd Douglas Owen 1897 #26977
7. Karl Marx Owen 1900 #21534

From on Sun, 5 Mar 2006
Hi. Thought you might be interested in the fact that Karl Marx Owen is still alive in Melbourne and is 105 supposedly the oldest man in Victoria.
Cheers Jean

Hay Ower

Using http://www.familysearch.org
Margaret Black Ower Christening: 21 Feb 1841 Dundee, Angus, Scotland daughter of Mary Johnstone and Hay Ower
Hay Ower wed 06 Dec 1836 Barony, Lanark, Scotland to Mary Johnston
Hay Ower born 21 Nov 1814 Dundee, Angus, Scotland son of Margaret Hay and John Ower
John Ower wed 16 Aug 1803 Dundee, Angus, Scotland to Margaret Hay
Hay Ower 21 Nov 1814 - 1875 #11430 aged 60, son of Margaret Hay and John Ower, came from Dundee, Angus, Scotland before 1855 with Mary Johnstone and settled in Melbourne
5 children 1. Robert Johnston Ower 26 Jul 1837 - 1889
2. William Johnstone Ower 26 Feb 1839
3. Margaret Black Ower Christening: 21 Feb 1841
4. James Hay Ower 25 Dec 1842 - 06 Nov 1936
5. Mary Elizabeth Ower 25 Mar 1855 #3954 - 21 Jul 1939
1. Robert Johnston Ower 26 Jul 1837 - 1889 wed 26 Jul 1866 at Ondit, Victoria, Australia to Jessie Patterson and lived at Colac, Ondit, Charlton
7 Children 1. Henry William Ower 1867 #7323
2. Jessie Perry Ower 1869 #4266 - 1955 #20465 aged 84, wed 1892 #2317 to Thomas McEwen from Ayeshire
3. Robert Johnston Ower 1871 #15492 wed 1897 #360 to Jessie Elizabeth Perry Mcewen
4. Alexandrina Ower 1874 #18069
5. George Ower 1876 #21802
6. Mary Johnston Ower 1878 #21738
7. John Patterson Ower 1881 #15067
2. Jessie Perry Ower 1869 #4266 - 1955 #20465 aged 84, wed 1892 #2317 to Thomas McEwen from Ayeshire
4 Children 1. Vere Victoria McEawn 1893 #2872
2. Ivy Adelaide McEwen 1894 #11033
3. Evelyn May McEwen 1897 #10278
4. Olive Myrtle McEwen 1900 #2503
3. Robert Johnston Ower 1871 #15492 wed 1897 #360 to Jessie Elizabeth Perry Mcewen 1872 #25308 dau of Elizabeth Patterson and John McEwen who registered first of 6 chn, Jessie Paterson McEwen 1864 #9727, settled at Ondit
1 Child 1. Leslie William Ower 1898 #7616
2. William Johnstone Ower 26 Feb 1839 - 1923 #13717 aged 84, died at Brighton, Vic, appears to have returned to the United Kingdom, and marriage. William Johnstone Ower 28 and Mary Ower 26 came Oct 1867 on the Swiftsure and settled at Camperdown
Mary Ower also died at Brighton, 1922 #12098 aged 81, father James Ower, mother not known
8 children 1. Hay Ower 1868 #14753 - 1934 #2565 aged 65 died at Brghton
2. James Legendre Ower 1870 #14296
3. Jeannie Ower 1872 #21924
4. William Gilbert Ower 1874 #14378
5. Caroline Legendre Ower 1876 #14344 - 1843 #10390 aged 67
6. Charlotte Gray Ower 1878 #900
7. Elizth Mary Ower 1880 #13879
8. Leslie Hamilton Ower 1887 #944
3. Margaret Black Ower Christening: 21 Feb 1841 - 09 Feb 1865 died at Beeac, Victoria, Australia, wed 1865 #764 to Willaim Reddie and lived in Cundare (8 miles from Cressy), Winchelsea and then at Terrick, 10 children
4. James Hay Ower 25 Dec 1842 - 06 Nov 1936 wed 12 Mar 1867 #658 at Collingwood, Victoria, Australia to Catherine Hart, and lived at Ondit, Charlton, 'Woor' and Corack
7 children 1. Jessie Hart Ower 1868 #4626
2. Georgina Owen Ower 1872 #4531 - 1872 #2292 lived 10 weeks
3. Fanny Ower 1873 #11591
4. James Hay Ower 1875 #11263
5. William John Ower 1877 #21122 wed 1900 #3487 to Isabella Margaret Elizabeth Hart of Castlemaine
6. Ethel Catherine Ower 1879 #26741
7. Francis Walter Johnston Ower 1883 #1811
5. Mary Elizabeth Ower 25 Mar 1855 #3954 - 21 Jul 1939 wed 1872 #1999 to James Jackson possibly 1845 #7918 son of Mary (may be Mary Sansom) and James Jackson baptised Presbyterian Church, Melbourne, and lived at Ondit, Charlton, 'Woor'
10 children 1. Alice Flora Jackson 1873 #11594
2. Unnamed Female Jackson 1876 #2940 is she Jessie Mary Jackson 1876 #8496
3. Emily Jackson 1878 #1387
4. George Hay Jackson 1880 #7464
5. Laura Jane Jackson 1882 #21779
6. Nellie May Jackson 1885 #1479
7. Clara Victoria Jackson 1887 #16099
8. Ethel Caroline Jackson 1890 #21209
9. Constance Hilda Jackson 1893 #2380
10. Lillian Ruth Jackson 1898 #17568
Thomas Owen wed 1871 #1943 to Mary Waldon/Walden and were at Charlton in 1878 when their surname was written as Ower
4 children 1. Maxwell Owen 1873 #7196
2. Walter Owen 1876 #8082
3. Frederick Owen 1872 #3398
4. Janet Ross Ower 1878 #14464 - 1881 #11052 lived 3 years




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