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William Waugh, Joshua Weate, John Weatherhead, Joseph Weatherson, Thomas Weaver,


William Waugh

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HUGH WAUGH,-write immediately to your brother, William Waugh, 30 Russell-street, Melbourne. from The Argus, Melbourne, Vic. Tuesday 17 May 1859
MR HUGH WAUGH,-please write immedlitely to your brother William Waugh, 60 Gertrude street, Collingwood from The Argus, Melbourne Monday 6 January 1862
and on 24 Apr 1862, HUGH WAUGH.-come, or write to William Waugh, Klngstown, Mordiallic, Inquire Manchester Store. East Brighton.
William Waugh 1831- 1876 #12184 aged 45, son of Margaret and William Waugh of Co Down Hugh Waugh from Co Down, wed 1872 #903 to Jane Mee

William Waugh c1826 came Sep 1852 on the Bourneuf with Grace Colwell/Calwall c1828 - 1886 #3883 aged 58 daughter of Hannah Smith and Charles Calwill died at Tarnagulla, and lived at Kildare, Newbridge
After the gold rushes, they farmed at nearby Laanecoorie, on the Loddon River
On 16 June 1917 family celebrated William is 92 - Tarnagulla Courier
6 Children 1. William Waugh c1848
2. Samuel Waugh c1850 - 1930 #9075 aged 80
3. Charles Waugh 1855 #4769
4. John Waugh 1859 #9541 - 1939 #12418 aged 79
5. Agnes Waugh 1863 #17298 - 1946 #20170 aged 82
6. Lily Ann Waugh 1867 #18075 - 1932 #4361 aged 66 death notice as Ruby Ann Waugh
1. William Waugh c1848 from Co Antrim, wed 1882 #5561 to Margaret Roberts and lived at Echuca, then at Nhill
6 Children 1. William John Waugh 1883 #2201
2. Edward Charles Waugh 1885 #25103 - 1948 #3438 aged 62
3. Vincent Jas Miller Waugh 1887 - 1945 #12413 aged 58
4. Agnes Grace Waugh 1890 #25937 born at Nhill
5. Margt Lilly Ann Waugh 1896 #22230
2. Samuel Waugh c1850 - 1930 #9075 aged 80, from Belfast, wed 1871 #1894 to Jane Elizabeth Robbins no kn chn
3. Charles Waugh 1855 #4769 - 1915 aged 60, wed 1882 #3977 to Margaret Gourley 1862 #17373 - 1942 #29279 aged 82, dau of Elizabeth Orr wed 1858 #4200 to Wm Gourlay Charles died 1915 Laanecoorie a farmer.
6 Children 1. William Charles Waugh 1883 #5803
2. James St Ledger Waugh 1884 #28262
3. Margaret Jane Waugh 1887 #24372 - 1971 #30153 aged 85, wed James Martin, 2 babies named Sheila died 1923, 1929
4. Albert Edw Waugh 1900 #6953 - 1976 #27547 aged 76
5. Elsie Belle Waugh 1894 #33432 - 1958 #20452 aged 63, wed Craven
6. Myrtle Lilian Waugh 1897 #23178 1971 #27679 aged 74
7. Walter Waugh died young
8. Mabel Alice Waugh 1904 - 1970 #7199 aged 65, wed Nicholl,
2. James St Ledger Waugh born 1885 Tarnagulla came to Otag NZ where he married Constance Amy Dorward now they are buried in East Taieri Cemetery Mosgiel.
4. John Waugh 1859 #9541 - 1939 #12418 aged 79, wed 1885 #4233 to Lucy Mary Stone 1858 #19122 - 1933 #13787 aged 74, and lived at Tarnagulla
5 children 1. Grace Coldewell Waugh 1887 #7209 - 1969 #7357 aged 82, wed Edwards
2. Evelyn Christiana Waugh 1888 #16114 - 1963 #17861 aged 75, wed 1914 to Gerrand
3. Wm Edward Waugh 1890 #37023
4. Thomas Stone Waugh 1893 #17404 - 1972 #10786 aged 79
5. Lucy Mora Waugh 1896 #15423 - 1962 #8719 aged 66, wed Ryder

Joshua Weate

Ralph Weate 27 came March 1857 on the Columbia with Joshua and his family
Joshua Weate 29, 1827 - 1892 #12245 aged 65 son of Elizabeth and William Weate from Staffordshire, came March 1857 on the Columbia with Eliza Wood 27, 1830 - 1891 #12761 aged 61, dau of Sarah Greatex and Thomas Wood, and 5 chn, lived at Northcote, Williamstown
12 children 1. William Weate 7 - 1850
2. Fred Weate 5 - 1852
3. Henry Weate 3 - 1854
4. George Weate I - 1856
5. John Columbia Weate 1857 born at Sea
6. Susannah Victoria Weate 1859 #6422
7. Unnamed Male Weate 1860 #18495
8. Unnamed Male Weate 1862 #16622
9. Joseph Weate 1865 #19416 wed 1890 #916 to Margt Ward
10. Alfred Albert Weate 1867 #25422 wed 1896 #7592 to Rosina Ann Eleanor Stewart
11. Thomas Weate 1869 #25830 - Thos Chas wed 1900 #3332 to Sarah Ann Buse
12. Eliza Weate 1874 #20147
2. Frederick Weate wed 1878 #367 to Lucy Casley Brewer 1857 - 1879 #9656 aged 22 and lived at Ballarat
Frederick Weate wed 1882 #381 to Mary Ann Backler 1862 #13186 and lived at Serviceton
Lucy's Child 1. Christina Weate 1879 #13595
Mary's Children 2. Frederick Weate 1882 #13608
3. Albert Charles Weate 1883 #13927
4. Elsie May Weate 1885 #23018
5. Florence Amelia Weate 1888 #352
6. Wm Arthur Weate 1890 #7620
7. Oscar Cyril Weate 1892 #27192
8. Const Vera Weate 1894 #32867
9. Francis Roy Weate 1896 #30943
10. Muriel Eveline Weate 1899 #11478
3. Henry Weate 3 - 1854 wed 1882 #2901 to Elizabeth Rae
3 Children 1. Alice Maude Weate 1883 #1237
2. Lester Weate 1885 #8375
3. Raymond Weate 1890 #31090
4. George Weate I - 1856 wed 1882 #3520 to Lucy Elizabeth Wright
4 Children 1. Ernest Walter Weate 1883 #7680
2. Eliza Annie Weate 1885 #1187
3. Albert Victor Weate 1886 #8732
4. William George Weate 1888 #15975
5. Jos Chas Weate 1890 #17806
6. Florence Daisy Weate 1893 #2462
7. Norman Clyde Weate 1896 #1218 - 1896 #12517 lived 1 month
8. Gordon Stanley Weate 1898 #8925
5. John Columbia Weate 1857 born at Sea wed 1882 #1917 to Hannah Smith also born at Sea, 1858 - 1896 #1723 aged 38 dau of Hannah Woods and Charles Smith, died at N Fitzroy
John Columbia Weate wed 1898 #2900 to Elizth Sinclair Ross
5 Children 1. William Charles Weate 1883 #4907 - 1884 #5915 lived 15 months
2. Alfred Weate 1884 #12180 - 1884 #13843 lived 8 months
3. Arthur Ernest Weate 1885 #13076
4. Percival Weate 1887 #1493
5. Wilfred Weate 1891 #1518
6. Susannah Victoria Weate 1859 #6422 wed 1886 #4392 to James McIntyre
9 Children 1. James Reginald Mcintyre 1887 #21214 - 1889 #19324 lived 2 years
2. Mabel Beatrice Mcintyre 1889 #5042 - 1960 #23805 aged 69,
3. Steph Walt Mcintyre 1890 #28722
4. Ellen Maria Mcintyre 1892 #15085
5. Olive Margaret Mcintyre 1893 #33140
6. Kathleen Elizabeth Mcintyre 1895 #13846
7. Mary Vic Mcintyre 1897 #4672
8. Amy Mcintyre 1899 #4295
9. Veronica Mcintyre 1901 #7734
2. Mabel Beatrice Mcintyre 1889 #5042 - 1960 #23805 aged 69, wed 1919 #9252 to Samuel George Graydon 1884 #10611 - 1969 #486 aged 84
7. Unnamed Male Weate 1860 #18495 Robert wed 1890 #6273 to Ellen Rattenbury
2 Children 1. Clarence Wm Weate 1891 #18284
2. Unnamed Female Weate 1894 #7939
10. Alfred Albert Weate 1867 #25422 wed 1896 #7592 to Rosina Ann Eleanor Stewart 1877 #1655
11. Thomas Charles Weate 1869 #25830 wed 1900 #3332 to Sarah Ann Buse 1881 #26901

John Weatherhead

John Weatherhead wed 1860 #3196 to Mary Kitson nee Cosgrove who appears to be former wife of Michael - he may be Michael Kitson 1789 - 1866 #5964 aged 77 son of Anne and John Kitson of Oxford. Other person with Michael as father is Catherine Kitson 1832 - 1888 #13665 aged 56, daughter of Bridget Boland. two girls called Bridget Kitson - Patrick Fox wed 1858 #1834 to Bridget Kitson - 8 chn, and William Kitson wed 1861 #2684 to Bridget Kitson - 2 chn
8 Children 1. Elizabeth Kitson 1859 #1082
2. Charlotte Ellen Weatherhead 1862 #12034
3. Mary Louisa Weatherhead 1864 #11149
4. Harriett Anne Weatherhead 866 #24905
5. Gertrude Henrietta Weatherhead 1869 #15610
6. John Joseph Wells Weatherhead 1872 #2534
7. Somerville Goldsworth Brown Weatherhead 1874 #8983
8. Hermina Winefred Weatherhead 1878 #23081 - 1894 #1844 aged 15 died at Gaffneys Creek
1. Elizabeth Kitson 1859 #1082 wed 1886 #2246 to Zachariah Wilkinson from Dublin, no chn to 1888
3. Mary Louisa Weatherhead 1864 #11149 wed 1891 #4196 to Roland John Stubbs
1 Child 1. Rubina May Stubbs 1891 #20966
4. Hart Ann Weatherhead 1866 #11149 wed 1897 #3330 to William Martin Bews
5. Gertrude Henrietta Weatherhead 1869 #15610 wed 1897 #2895 to Charles Ellis Claxton
2 Children 1. Dagmar Wfred Claxton 1898 #17037
2. Jno Chas Francis Claxton 1900 #17473

Joseph Weatherson

Joseph Weatherson aged 37, c1827 came Aug 1864 on the Blue Jacket with Eliz Hunter aged 33, John Weatherson aged 11, James Weatherson aged 9, Robt Weatherson aged 7 and Infant
Joseph Weatherson 1821 - 1889 1330 aged 68 son of Elizth Howie and John Weatherson died at Clunes,
5 children 1. John Weatherson aged 11, 1852 - 1931 #13507 aged 79 died at Clunes
2. James Weatherson aged 9, 1857 - 1932 #8814 aged 75 died at Clunes
3. Robt Weatherson aged 7, 1855 - 1878 #5374 aged 22 years
4. Infant Weatherson
5. Unnamed Male Weatherson 1873 #4129 lived 1 day
2. James Weatherson c1855 from Northumberland wed 1880 #3894 to Margaret McInnes 1857 - 1941 #20345 aged 84, lived at Clunes, died at Warragul
5 children 1. Joseph Robert Weatherson 1883 #2997 - 1934 #14212 aged 51
2. Elizabeth Ann Weatherson 1884 #17219 - 1937 #4940 aged 52
3. Margaret Ethel Weatherson 1886 #18666
4. Mary Olive Weatherson 1888 #6727 - 1966 #4392 aged 77, wed Payne
5. Roderick Jas Weatherson 1891 #7001 lived 1 year
1. Joseph Robert Weatherson 1883 #2997 - 1934 #14212 aged 51 wed 1912 #99 to Ruby Jane Hudson c1900 - 1980 #27546 dau of Mary Jane and William Hudson
3 children 1. Twin Doris May Weatherson 1912 #10565 - 1912 #5148 lived 1 day
2. Twin Margt Jane Weatherson 1912 #10564 - 1912 #5149 lived 1 day
3. Joseph Robt Weatherson 1913 #13850
John Weatherson 1827 - 1889 #1341 aged 62, son of Elizabeth Howie and John Weatherson from Northumberland died at Clunes, came c1867 from Northumberland with Hanna Armstrong 1831 - 1906 #4919 aged 75 parents not known,
6 children 1. Wm Weatherson 1852 - 1929 #7461 aged 77
2. Eliz Weatherson 1861 - 1941 #21790 aged 80
3. Jno Howie Weatherson 1864 #8092 - 1938 #15984 aged 74
4. Hannah Weatherson 1868 #11222
5. Mary Weatherson 1871 #12313 - 1948 #6919 aged 78
6. Hugh Weatherson died 1873 #6423 lived 3 months
1. Wm Weatherson 1852 - 1929 #7461 aged 77 wed 1882 #5526 to Margaret Coutts 1863 - 1938 #12444 aged 75, and lived at Talbot
4 Children 1. Hannah Alice Lilian Weatherson 1883 #9737
2. William George Weatherson 1885 #10352 - 1964 #9731 aged 79
3. Margt Weatherson 1889 - 1945 #4743 aged 56, wed Clark
4. Jessie Weatherson 1892 #17944
5. Gordon Coutts Douglas Weatherson 1905 #9523
1. Hannah Alice Lilian Weatherson 1883 #9737 wed 1910 #6401 to Hy Geo Hawking 1885 #14214 and lived at Fitzroy South, 2 children
3. Eliz Weatherson 1861 - 1941 #21790 aged 80 wed 1884 #4925 to Arthur Matthews, 7 Children
4. Jno Howie Weatherson 1864 #8092 - 1938 #15984 aged 74, wed 1901 #3877 to Hannah Amelia Haylock 1881 - 1962 #10979 aged 81, died at Clunes, no known children
5. Hannah Weatherson 1868 #11222 wed 1899 #7723 to Joseph Robert Wallace, 2 children
6. Mary Weatherson 1871 #12313 - 1948 #6919 aged 78 wed 1897 #5386 to Thos Hy Stinger
1 child 1. Lilian Stinger 1898 #15088

Thomas Weaver

Thomas Weaver and Annie Bass/Bess/Bust lived in Huntly then White Hills
4 Children 1. Ernest William Huntly Weaver 1859 #21633 - 1927 #2532 aged 67
2. Ann Mary Elizabeth Weaver 1865 #5775
3. Henry James Weaver 1868 #20390
4. Minnie Amelia Victoria Weaver 1871 #20524
1. Ernest William Huntly Weaver 1859 #21633 - 1927 #2532 aged 67, wed 1883 #2265 to Carol Stephens 1864 #11401 - 1957 #9841 aged 94, dau of Elizabeth Stephens and Francis Dyer Stephens, lived at Raywood
6 Children 1. Elizabeth Ann Au Weaver 1884 #27032 - 1963 #10287 aged 78, wed Lane
2. Thos Francis Sydney Weaver 7 Feb 1887 #6406
3. May Minnie Carol Weaver 1888 #14742 - 1953 #2108 aged 64, wed Williams
4. James George Henry Weaver 1890 #6770 - 1957 #4578 aged 67
5. Charlotte Hannah Weaver 1892 - 1979 #13546 aged 86, wed Brown
6. Wm Albt Ernest Weaver 1894 #23694


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