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Families featured
John Sneddon, George Snow, Joseph William Snow, William Snowden, Aaron Solly,
Henry Solomons, William Sommers, James Souter,


John Sneddon

John Sneddon and Cath Wardrope
John Sneddon 1818 - 1898 #12722 aged 80, son of Anne Miller and William Sneddon, died at Linton, Victoria
Thomas Wardrope Sneddon 1850 - 1907 #7233 aged 57, died at Berringa, son of Cath Wardrope and John Sneddon, wed 1878 to Emma Coad 1858 - 1934, born at Maryborough, died at North Fitzroy. Emma's surname was written as Coade, Code and Coad in the family records, making details hard to find. The family lived at Wickliffe about 1890
10 Children 1. Catherine Sneddon 1879 - 1879
2. Maria Sneddon 1880
3. Emma Sneddon 1882 #12945 at 'Wate'
4. John Sneddon 1883 - 1943 #15456 aged 59 died at Birchip
5. Robert Sneddon 1885 - 1966 #2136 aged 80, died at Loch
6. Thomas Sneddon 1887 - 1911 #11222 aged 24, died at Walhalla
7. Walter Sneddon 1889 #8501 lived 1 month
8. Jane Sneddon 1890 #8607 lived 26 days
9. Mary Jane Sneddon 1892 #8927
10. Walter Sneddon 1893 #8501

Charles Snelling

Copy of marriage received with Isbister wedding, from on Friday, 17 September, 2010

Charles Snelling was a widower whose wife had died 9 Feb 1854. This appears to be Mary Ann who died 1854 #751, aged 46, daughter of Mary Ann Turnbull and James Wye. Charles wed Mary Ann Wye 1852,"29584 at St Peters, Church of England, Melbourne.
Charles Snelling, aged 39, son of Ruth Head and Thomas Snelling, wed 10 June 1854 at St James CofE, Melbourne, to Susannah Gaffney, widowed in Nov 1849, daughter of Susannah Wilkins and William Grainger, born in Poplar, Middlesex, UK. Susannah Snelling died 1892 #8820 aged 72, details unknown.
They had one daughter, Eliza Kate Snelling 1855 #3327, daughter of Susannah Grant and Charles Snelling.
Eliza Kate Snelling wed 1874 #2254 to Robert Johnson Sugden, and registered 2 daughters, Edith Kate 1875 and Ethel May 1877
Robert Johnson Sugden is son of Louisa and William Johnson Sugden Christened 1846 #15006 at St James CofE
William Johnson Sugden wed 1843 #4727 to Louisa Frost and they lived at St Kilda, had 11 children with 4 deaths


George Snow

George Snow 1832 - 1861 #8155 aged 29 son of Elizabeth and William Henry Snow born in Bris? wed 1858 #2168 to Hannah Graham and lived at Sandhurst
Hannah Snow nee Graham wed 1866 #2348 to John Edwards and lived at Sandhurst then Collingwood
2 Children 1. George Alexander Snow 1859 #15981
2. Susannah Elizabeth Snow 1861 #10304
4 Children
of John
3. Hannah Graham Edwards 1867 #24318
4. Mary Jane Edwards 1870 #1583
5. Ada Eliza Edwards 1874 #8020
6. Christina Agnes Edwards 1879 #22176
1. George Alexander Snow 1859 #15981 wed 1885 #3707 to Eliza Ruth Wedd and lived at Cheltenham
3 Children 1. Eliza Ruth Snow 1886 #9004
2. George Alexander Snow 1888 #9937
3. Albert Charles Snow 1893 #2361
2. Susan Elizabeth Snow 1861 #10304 wed 1881 #775 to George Kemp and lived at Collingwood then at Mitcham
9 Children 1. Hannah Lily Kemp 1881 #22604
2. Charlotte Margaret Kemp 1884 #1751
3. George Henry Kemp 1886 #9441 - 1887 #1179 lived 8 months
4. Henry Edward Kemp 1888 #2004
5. Geo Alex Kemp 1890 #2429
6. Daisy Hilda Kemp 1892 #12310
7. Ctina May Kemp 1895 #19775 - 1899 #969 lived 3 years
8. Maude Ellen Kemp 1898 #5156
9. Susan Elizh Kemp 1900 #20875

Joseph William Snow

Joseph William Snow came c1848 with Susan Harrison and lived at Melbourne, with the children baptised at St James Church of England, Melbourne
5 Children 1. Susan Snow 1849 #16578
2. Eliza Jane Snow 1852 #17595
3. Edward Thomas Snow 1855 #9872
4. William Henry Snow 1855 #1010 - 1897 #13240 aged 42
5. Emily Snow 1858 #5436
1. Susan Snow 1849 #16578 wed 1868 #152 to Henry Charles Spiller from Dorsetshire, and lived in Melbourne
10 Children 1. Harry Spiller 1868 #10695
2. Edward Thomas Spiller 1870 #9812 wed 1908 #4613 to Annie Walters
3. Emma Jane Spiller 1872 #4934 lived 2 years
4. Charles Spiller 1874 #4377
5. Susan Ann Spiller 1876 #11644
6. Frederick Walter Spiller 1878 #18520
7. Herbert John Spiller 1880 #24596
8. Bessie Julia Spiller 1883 #11668
9. Sydney Spiller 1885 #20851 wed 1913 #3833 to Rub Dent Davies
10. John Edward Spiller 1888 #928
2. Eliza Jane Snow 1852 #17595 wed 1874 #756 to John Edward Reeve and lived at Richmond,5 Children
3. Edward Thomas Snow 1855 #9872 - 1916 #2098 aged 59, wed 1878 #4078 to Annie Thompson 1858 - 1898 #12905 aged 40, possibly born before her parents arrived in Victoria
Edward Thomas Snow wed 1908 #4613 to Annie Walters
12 Children
of Ann T
1. Agnes Mary Snow 1879 #24512
2. Joseph Edwin Snow 1881 #10943
3. Henrietta Eliza Snow 1883 #4032
4. Henry William Snow 1884 #18898
5. Edward Thomas Snow 1886 #12182
6. Herbert William Char Snow 1888 #13685
7. Olive Annie Snow 1890 #3700 lived 7 years
8. Maud Phillis Snow 1891 #23111
9. William Calder Snow 1893 #22474 lived 2 years
10. Emily Grace Snow 1895 #12315
11. Ruby Gladys Snow 1897 #5121 lived 1 year
12. Fred Wm Snow 1898 #12894
2 Children
of Ann W
13. Eileen Snow 1909 #11629
14. Annie Snow 1911 #12394
4. William Henry Snow 1855 #1010 - 1897 #13240 aged 42 wed 1885 #3634 to Fanny Roberts, no issue

William Snowden

William Snowden wed 1863 #2286 to Martha Flavell 1845 - 1881 #11004 aged 36, died at Lorne, and lived at Inverleigh
3 children 1. Mary Anne Snowden 1864 #25677 wed 1883 #1951 to Richard Joseph Anderson from Kent
2. John Snowden 1877 #9708 wed 1904 #1899 to Flor Rebecca Renkin
3. Leela Snowden 1879 #23986
2. John Alfred Snowden 1877 #9708 wed 1904 #1899 to Florence Rebecca Renkin 1881 #5575 daughter of Ellen Stevens and William Renkin born at Sebastopol
2 children 1. Phyllis Leila Snowden 1914 #16732
2. Stanley Snowden 1919 #6937

Aaron Solly

Aaron Solly came c1851 with Mary Ann Ryles and lived at Norwood, South Australia,
13 Children 1. Charlotte Ann Solly 1852-05-07
2. Donald Solly 1853-12-29
3. Sarah Solly 1859-03-20
4. Adelaide Solly 1861-08-04
5. Esther Solly 1861-08-04
6. John Barnett Solly 1863-11-08
7. Joseph Solly 1865-12-07
8. Robert George Solly 1865-12-07
9. James Whitter Solly 1868-03-03
10. George Dyson Solly 1871-06-08
11. Walter Solly 1873-09-13
12. Annie Maria Solly 1875-12-24
13. William Ernest Solly 1879-07-03
Walter Solly 1873-09-13 wed Dorathea Poulton and their son Lindsay Alfred Solly 4 Sep 1919 born at Pullut, South Australia, wed 14 Sep 1946 to Shirley Ailsa Young, grand-daughter of James Towler Wilson and Mary Jane Clark

Henry Solomons

Henry (Emanuel Hy) Solomons wed 1885 #1487 to Eleanor Maude Barnett and lived at Melbourne
5 Children 1. Henry Solomons 1885 #1487
2. Simon Louis Solomons 1885 - 1885 #12024 lived 1 month
3. Emmeline Adelaide Solomons 1887 #21738
4. Doris Solomons 1889 #21534
5. Hazel Irma Solomons 1900 #4900
4. Doris Solomon 1889 #21534 - 1942 #3720 aged 52 wed 1912 #5201 to Albert George Gorsuch 1882 #7516 - 1930 #15232 aged 47,

William Sommers

William Sommers 1826 - 1899 #13057 aged 73 son of Euphemia Lothian and William Sommers, wed 1854 #421 to Ann Matilda Merrell and lived at Geelong after Sea in 1857 and L Scotland in 1858
11 Children 1. William Newton Sommers 1857 #630
2. John Willis Sommers 1858 #7283
3. Edith Harriet Sommers 1860 #14381
4. Charles Sommers 1862 #2420
5. Dora Sommers 1864 #8633
6. Clara Jessie Sommers 1866 #2337 - 1866 #8058 lived 6 months
7. Florence Agnes Sommers 1867 #2338 - 1867 #5478 lived 6 weeks
8. Blanche Sommers 1868 #2757
9. Percy Page Sommers 1870 #15944
10. Bertha Charlotte Sommers 1871 #23356
11. Ethel Isabel Sommers 1874 #2651
1. William Newton Sommers 1857 #630 wed 1901 #6649 to Florence Emilie Matthews 1865 #22287 dau of Jane Elizabeth Lugg and John Edward Matthews born at Belmont near Geelong.
John Edward Matthews wed 1862 #147 to Jane Elizabeth Lugg and had 5 chn, only daughters survived - Alice Jenny Alexandra Matthews 1863 wed 1895 to Joseph John Johnstone, Florence Emily Matthews 1865, Claude Edward Lugg Matthews 1868 - 1868 lived 8 months, Hamilton John Weeden Matthews 1870 - 1870 lived 7 months, Ethel Maud Weeden Matthews 1872 wed 1894 to Henry Joseph Clarke (2 daus)
3. Edith Harriet Sommers 1860 #14381 wed 1881 #139 to Horace Frank Richardson 1854 #6865, 7 children
4. Charles Sommers 1862 #2420 wed 1886 #2406 to Agnes Donaldson 1862 #20377 born at Nunawading, and lived at Geelong
3 Children 1. Grace Sommers 1888 #5127
2. Rupert Sommers 1893 #4163
3. Constance Agnes Sommers 1896 #11687
8. Blanche (Emily) Sommers 1868 #2757 wed 1889 #192 to Richard Robinson and lived at Geelong
4 Children 1. Ella Mabel Robinson 1889 #31572
2. Ida Blanche Robinson 1891 #12842
3. May Edith Robinson 1892 #32917
4. Nellie Robinson 1894 #29478
11. Ethel Isabel Sommers 1874 #2651 wed 1899 #326 to Edward Albert Lemon 1862 #22393 son of Susan Rankin and Robert Ferguson Lemon, no known chn
Robert Lemon wed 1857 #2138 to Susan Rankin and the 8 children were born in Melbourne - Robert Lemon 1858, William Rankin Lemon 1860, Edward Albert Lemon 1862, Gibson Thomas Lemon 1864 - 1866 lived 2 years, George Herbert Lemon 1869, Ferguson Frederick Lemon 1871, and Percy Sydney Lemon 1873,

James Souter

James Souter 1829 - 1895 #9860 aged 66, died at Kingower, wed 1854 #2532 to Elizabeth Tipping/Tapping 1834 - 1888 #2214 aged 54, lived at Richmond, Inglewood, Kingower
11 Children 1. Margaret Ann Souter 1855 #3407 - 1937 #16660 aged 82, wed James McGurgan
2. Joseph Henry Souter 1856 #11725
3. Jessie Souter 1857 #706
4. James Souter 1860 #9227 - 1860 #5997 lived 14 days
5. Unnamed Male Souter 1863 #14834 - 1863 #6541 lived 4 days
6. Elizabeth Souter 1864 #22387
7. Fanny Rose Ellen Souter 1867 #2618 as Frances Maud Souter 1867 - 1953 #21024 aged 86,
8. Ellen Souter 1869 #9189 as Ellen Douglas Souter 1869 - 1927 #6945 aged 58,
9. Sarah Jane Souter 1873 #9995 - 1948 #20956 aged 74,
1. Margaret Ann Souter 1855 #3407 - 1937 #16660 aged 82, wed 1870 #565 to James McGurgan from Armagh, and lived at Inglewood, Kingower
6 Children 1. Catherine McGurgan 1873 #24574
2. James McGurgan 1877 #3325
3. Thomas Hy Mcgurgan 1881 - 1942 #30472 aged 61
4. Rachel Mcgurgan 1884 - 1974 #5658 aged 90, wed Lamprell
5. Amy Edith McGurgan 1887 #29500
6. Mary Ann McGurgan 1891 #24530
3. Thomas Henry McGurgan 1882 - 1942 #30472 aged 61, wed Emily Jane Currie 1885 #11112 - 1966 #182 aged 80,
5 Children 1. James Gilbert Mcgurgan 1903 - 1975 #16925 aged 72
2. Bernard Thomas Mcgurgan 1905 - 1965 #26085 aged 60
3. Ernest George Mcgurgan 1910 - 1977 #852 aged 67
4. Henry John Mcgurgan 1912 - 1970 #3011 aged 58
5. Edith Joan Mcgurgan 1919 - 1980 #04746 aged 61, wed Rhodes
4. Rachel Mcgurgan 1884 - 1974 #5658 aged 90, wed Henry John Lamprell 1879 #23969 - 1959 #27879 aged 80,
6. Elizabeth Souter 1864 #22387, as Elizabeth Clare Souter wed 1886 #2182 to Charles Gilmore from Kingower, 3 Children
7. Fanny Rose Ellen Souter 1867 #2618 as Frances Maud Souter 1867 - 1953 #21024 aged 86, wed 1887 #4882 to George Atkins Innes 1861 #9036, and lived at Kingower
8. Ellen Souter 1869 #9189 as Ellen Douglas Souter 1869 - 1927 #6945 aged 58, wed 1889 #6904 to David Halbert 1865 #15975, and lived at Kingower
5 Children 1. Isabella Elizth Eva Halbert 1890 #22393 - 1933 #18098 aged 43, wed Tully
2. Maggie Winifred Halbert 1893 #14169 - 1965 #3685 aged 71, wed Leech
3. David Norman Halbert 1895 #30483 - 1952 #13476 aged 58
4. Gerte Ellen Halbert 1898 #12103
5. Ethel Pretoria Halbert 1900 #4268
9. Sarah Jane Souter 1873 #9995 - 1948 #20956 aged 74, wed 1894 #189 to Geo Ward 1864 #2923 son of Margaret Coffy wed 1856 #3368 to William Ward lived at Kingower
3 Children 1. Elizth Alice Ward 1895 #13467
2. Ethel Margt Ward 1897 #20384 - 1897 #9377 lived 1 month
3. Wm Geo Ward 1899 #11589


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