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EVANS and DEVINE families


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Bap 1854/BBP332 Evans James George - Andrew Fitz Herbert Anna Maria -
Bap V18492933 34A/1849 EVANS JAMES G - ANDREW F ANNA M

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Baptisms Administered in the Parish of St. John Brisbane in the County of Stanley in the Year 1849
No. 39 When Baptised: [margin] Sept. 1849 When Born: 5th July 1849 James George son of Andrew Fitz Herbert & Anna Maria Evans Abode: Clifton Darling Downs Quality or Profession: Sheep Farmer By whom the Ceremony was performed: Benj. Glennie


Baptisms Administered in the Parish of Wilberforce in the County of Cook in the Year 1855
No. 364 When Baptised: 30th Sepr. When Born: 9th Sepr. 1855 Emma Mary - Philip & Elizabeth Devine Abode: Moreton Bay Quality or Profession: Grazier By whom the Ceremony was performed: T. C. Ewing

Very odd. Wilberforce west of Sydney and abode Brisbane.
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Name: Emma M Devine
Spouse Name: James G Evans
Marriage Date: 17 Nov 1875
Marriage Place: Queensland
Registration Place: Queensland
Registration Year: 1875
Registration Number: 00326
Page Number: 3759

Brisbane Courier – Sat 27 Nov 1875 - MARRIAGE.
EVANS—DEVINE.—On the 17th November, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. Wm. Hugill, James George, youngest son of the late Andrew Fitzherbert Evans, Esquire, of Warwick, to Emma Mary, second eldest daughter of Philip Devine, Esquire, of Whetstone, McIntyre Brook.

James's parents
1870 C1178 Andrew Fitz Herbert Evans Andrew Fitz Herbert Evans - ** born West Indies aged 56 years

Name: Anna M Gordon
Spouse Name: Andrew F Evans
Marriage Date: 1838
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1838
Volume Number: V

Name: Hannah Maria Gordon
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 11 Jan 1819
Baptism Date: 8 Feb 1819
Baptism Place: St Alphage,Greenwich,Kent,England
Father: James Gordon
Mother: Susan
FHL Film Number: 254590, 254591, 254592

[Post-Captain of 1798.]
This officer was made a Lieutenant, Dec. 1, 1787; and on the 4th May, 1796, when commanding the Spencer sloop of war, captured, after a brisk action off Bermuda, la Volcan, a French corvette of 12 guns, pierced for 16, and 95 men. His post commission bears date April 15, 1798; and from that period until the peace of 1801, he commanded the Porcupine of 24 guns, on the Halifax and Jamaica stations. We subsequently find him in the AEolus frigate, and Vanguard 74, employed in the blockade of St. Domingo, and various other services. Towards the close of 1810, he was removed from the superintendence of the Stapleton depot for prisoners of war, to be a resident Commissioner of the Navy at Bermuda, where he had a broad pendant flying on board the Ruby 64, in 1816 and 1817. Agent.– John Chippendale, Esq.

son Andrew Fitzherbert Evans b 1814 Bermuda to Rear Admiral Andrew Fitzherbert Evans (1766 - 1826 ) & Jehodden Tucker (1773 – 1833 ) – married 1st to Sarah Pelaguhis – she died in childbirth 1836 and Andrew remarried in NSW Anna Maria Gordon 1838

Name Andrew Fitzherbert Evans (No 2 )
Gender Male
Marriage Date 04 Jan 1834
Marriage Place Calcutta, Bengal, India
Spouse Sarah Even
FHL Film Number 498970

Name Sarah Pelagie Evans
Gender Female
Marital Status Married
Age 22
Birth Date 1814
Death Date 1836
Burial Date 23 Nov 1836
Burial Place Fort William, Bengal, India
Spouse Andrew Fitzherbert Evans
FHL Film Number 498973
Reference ID 498-973

GrandMother’s death
Name Jehoaddan Evans
Age 60
Birth Date 1773
Death Date 1833
Burial Date 23 Aug 1833
Burial Place St. Luke Chelsea, Middlesex
FHL Film Number 592612
Reference ID p 43, rn 337
Warwick Argus – Sat 29 Dec 1888
DEATHS. DEVINE.—On the 23rd December, at his residence, Evandean, Guy-street, Warwick, Phillip Devine, late of Whetstone, in his 70th year.

Name Philip Devine
Death Date 23 Dec 1888
Death Place Queensland
Father's Name Edward Devine
Mother's Name Rosetta Pearson
Registration Year 1888
Registration Place Queensland
Registration Number 004363
Page number 3761

Name Elizabeth A Martin
Spouse Name Philip Devine
Marriage Date 1844
Marriage Place New South Wales
Registration Place Brisbane, Ipswich, Moreton Bay (County of Stanley) New South Wales
Registration Year 1844
Volume Number V

Elizabeth Ann Devine nee Martin died 4 Oct 1920 Qld – Gov Gaz Wills

Name Elizabeth Ann Devine
Death Date 04 Oct 1920
Death Place Queensland
Father's Name Charles Homer Martin
Mother's Name Ann Forest
Registration Year 1920
Registration Place Queensland
Registration Number 005346
Page number 409

SMH – Tue 16 Jan 1866
On the 11th instant, at her son's residence, Kurrajong, North Richmond, Mrs. ROSETTA DEVINE, aged 68 years, much respected by all who knew her. Her end was peace.
SMH Wed 16 June 1886
MARTIN.-June 11, at his residence, Freeman's Reach, Windsor, Charles Homer Martin, aged 91, beloved father of Mrs. James Graham, Bartlet-terrace, Green's-road, Paddington, leaving an aged wife, 12 sons and daughters, 91 grandchildren, 97 great-grandchildren. Beloved and respected by all who knew him.

Evening News Mon 6 Aug 1888
MARTIN.— July 28, 1888, at her residence, Highlands, Windsor, Ann Martin, beloved wife of Charles Omer Martin, who died June 11, 1886, leaving eleven sons and daughters, 194 grand and great grand children. Highly respected by all who knew them. Inserted by their loving daughter, Mrs. F. Graham.

Name Ann Martin
Death Date 1888
Death Place New South Wales
Father's Name Robert
Mother's Name Isabella
Registration Year 1888
Registration Place Windsor New South Wales
Registration Number 10061.

Hmm - Charles Martin convict per Genl Stuart permission to marry Ann Forrester – free on Colonial Secretary’s papers

Name Ann Forrester
Spouse Name Charles Martin
Marriage Date 1822
Marriage Place New South Wales
Registration Place Liverpool New South Wales
Registration Year 1822
Volume Number V B

Name Charles Martin
Immigration Year 1818
Ticket Date 29 Nov 1834
Ticket Place New South Wales, Australia
Vessel Genl Stuart

Off Australian Convicts Records Index
Name Charles Martin
Gender Male
Age 91
Birth Date 1795
Conviction Place Surrey Assizes
Crime Highway robbery
Departure Date 19 Jul 1818
Arrival Date 31 Dec 1818
Arrival Place New South Wales
Arrival Ship General Stewart
Death Date 11 Jun 1886

Ann's father was also a convict
Name Robert Forrester
Gender Male
Age 69
Birth Date 1758
Occupation Farm at parramatta
Conviction Place Old Bailey
Crime Man robbery
Departure Date Jan 1787
Arrival Date 22 Jan 1788
Arrival Place New South Wales
Arrival Ship Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander
Death Date 14 Feb 1827
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Thanks Val.

A lot there to go through.

I may already have that Gordon family in my tree.

Marriage V18442002 76/1844 DEVINE PHILIP - MARTIN ELIZABETH A JS= Presbyterian Portland Head

Presbyterian Marriages solemnized by The Revd. Geo. Macfie Minister of Portland Head in the County of Cook in the Year 1844
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I, Philip Devine do hereby declare that I am a Member of, or hold Communion with, the Presbyterian Church of Scotland [signed] Philip Devine
I, - do hereby declare that I am a Member of, or hold Communion with, the Church [signed] -
I, Geo. Macfie, of Pitt Town, Minister of Portland Head Pitt Town, do hereby certify that Philip Devine Bachelor, of Liverpool Plains and Elizabeth Ann Martin Spinster , of Wilberforce, were joined together in Wedlock by me on the eighth day of January 1844, at Wilberforce, in the presence of William Hill of Corrijong and Isabella J. Martin of Wilberforce.
[signed] Geo. Macfie Minister