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JOHNSON and MORAN

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MORAN ? Michael 44 'Wansfell' 26 Jun 1866 260 18474 Z1957 M1696
MORAN ? Rose 40
MORAN Sarah 15

JOHNSON John 33 'Wansfell' 26 Jun 1866 261 18474 Z1957 M1696
JOHNSON Ellen 24

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/1268102
The Brisbane Courier (Qld.) - Sat 26 May 1866 p.2
Government Advertisements.
... sailed from Great Britain for Moreton Bay on the 10th March :-

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/1269953
The Brisbane Courier (Qld.) - Tue 26 Jun 1866 p.5
Government Advertisements.
THE following is a LIST of PERSONS nominated for Assisted Passages to this colony, who have embarked in the WANSFELL, which vessel arrived at Moreton Bay on the 23rd June :-
Name of Emigrant. Age.
Moran, Michael ... 44
Rose ... 40
Moran Sarah ... 15

No Johnson family on the list.

Arrival for Alexander Johnson ??

Qld. Marriage 18 Nov 1868/B02532 Johnson Alexander - Moran Sarah
 
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Daily Mercury (Mackay, Qld.) - Mon 28 Aug 1922 p.7
Personal
The death occurred on Saturday last of a very old and respected resident of this town in the person of Mr. Alexander Johnson, who reached the ripe age of 85 years ...

Something is not right.

If the age at death is correct then he was very much older than Sarah and he could not be the son of John and Ellen.

No Assisted arrival in Qld. before 1868 for an Alexander Johnson.
 
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So would relict of Alexander Johnson mean Alexander had died before her? Just usually they have relict of the late....


Sarah's death

1924 C676 Sarah Johnson - Michael John Moran - Rose Neeham

FUNERAL NOTICE.
THE Funeral of the late SARAH JOHNSON, relict of Alexander Johnson, will move from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. A. Procopis, Carlyle-street, THIS DAY at 3 p.m. to the Mackay Cemetery. Friends will please accept this the only intimation and invitation.
 
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Must be coincidence there is a Johnson family on the 'Wansfell' with Moran family.

Alexander was from Norway so possibly Johnsson originally. Can't find his arrival.

Dave
 
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