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nathaniel1979

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Im looking for info on what happened to my gg grandmothers siblings.

In particular im looking for

Edwin/Edward Lewis b. circa 1843 Ospridge Kent
Jane Ann Lewis b. circa 1840 Ospridge Kent
William Lewis b. circa 1840 Ospridge Kent.

They arrived in SA then settled in the Dunolly/Tarnagulla of Victoria.

Parents are William (George) Lewis 1818-1847
Jane Johnson 1815-1899 (d. Tarnagulla victoria)

Jane came over either a widow or divorced
 

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What document do you have to say they were born in Ospringe Kent.
Checking the GRO I couldn't find LEWIS / JOHNSON births in Kent.
These are the only 3 I could find though mother's name is EPPS.


Births
LEWIS, WILLIAM ( EPPS)
GRO Reference: 1837 D Quarter in FAVERSHAM UNION Volume 05 Page 137
LEWIS, JANE ANN (EPPS)
GRO Reference: 1840 M Quarter in FAVERSHAM UNION Volume 05 Page 167
LEWIS, EDWIN (EPPS)
GRO Reference: 1842 D Quarter in FAVERSHAM UNION Volume 05 Page 175


Marriage
Name George Lewis
Spouse's Name Jane Epps
Event Date 23 Oct 1836
Event Place Ospringe, Kent, England


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Jane Ann
Last name--Lewis Gender--Female
Baptism year1840
Baptism date-9 Apr 1840
Residence-Ospringe, Kent, England
Place-Ospringe County-Kent
Country-England
Father's first name(s)-George
Father's last name-Lewis
Mother's first name(s)-Jane Mother's last name
Record set
England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975

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William
Last name Lewis
GenderMale
Baptism year 1837
Baptism date 10 Dec 1837
Residence Ospringe, Kent, England
Place Ospringe County Kent
Country England
Father's first name(s) George
Father's last name Lewis
Mother's first name(s) James (looks like a misprint)
Mother's last name
Record set
England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975

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They arrived approx 1840-1850 first in SA then moved to dunolly/tarnagilla area victoria.

Currently cant trace Edwin, Jane Ann, Richard or William

QUOTE=gibbo;215723]Do you have their arrival?[/QUOTE]
 

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They arrived approx 1840-1850 first in SA then moved to dunolly/tarnagilla area victoria.

Currently cant trace Edwin, Jane Ann, Richard or William

QUOTE=gibbo;215723]Do you have their arrival?
Given the info in post #1 the arrival would have to be from 1843 or 1847..

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Found eliza my gg grandmother at Tarnagulla
Charles died 1922 richmond vic
Thomas died circa 1931 (not sure where)

Im assuming william victoria if i can find him

No trace whatsoever in Vic for Jane Ann, William, or Edwin.

No hints at all come up about them on either ancestry or myheritage


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Do you have any trace of them in Australia at all and if so when and where?
 

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Do you have Jane snr's death certificate? Im wondering if her kids were noted and if they are deceased or not when she died. Just thought it might help narrow dates down when looking for them.
 

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Jane Sr died in 1899 under the surname Grimsdale. Her death certificate lists thomas, charles & eliza is listed as dead.

William, Jane & Edwin are not named at all. Either let off because they had died or other reasons

Her obit says she had 40 great grandkids, i havent even got close to that, so im assuming jane jr, william & edwin either got married or had partners


Do you have Jane snr's death certificate? Im wondering if her kids were noted and if they are deceased or not when she died. Just thought it might help narrow dates down when looking for them.
 

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Edwin/Edward Lewis b. circa 1843 Ospridge Kent
Jane Ann Lewis b. circa 1840 Ospridge Kent
William Lewis b. circa 1840 Ospridge Kent.
Just bear with me but i have some questions please.

Where did the info come from about the above kids been Jane's?

Who was the informant on Jane's death cert.?

Just i find it strange that they werent mentioned on Jane's death certificate as Eliza who had already died was and stated as deceased so why werent the other noted.

At this stage im leaning toward these kids mentioned above were not Jane's.
I will keep looking tho :biggrin:
 

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Just posting for reference

Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918)
Sat 21 Oct 1899
Mrs Grimsdale a resident of the Tarnagulla district for over 40 years, died on the 11th October at the age of 87 years. She leaves several children and about 40 grandchildren.
 

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On myheritage on familysearch it comes up as william, jane jr, richard & edwin being Jane & William (also called george) children.

A distant relative who desends from Charles (who i can find) also sent me a little research shes done.

The informant on her death was a James Jarry who would have been janes son in law.

I also find it odd they where omitted from her death certificate maybe they had died years before & jarry never knew them

Her marraige certificate says she had 9 kids all together, 5 living and 4 dead.

I know prior to her marraige to both lewis & grimsdale she had married a Issac hare in england & had a son also named issac who i suspect died in england.

Just bear with me but i have some questions please.

Where did the info come from about the above kids been Jane's?

Who was the informant on Jane's death cert.?

Just i find it strange that they werent mentioned on Jane's death certificate as Eliza who had already died was and stated as deceased so why werent the other noted.

At this stage im leaning toward these kids mentioned above were not Jane's.
I will keep looking tho :biggrin:
 

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That obit makes me think her kids had married/partnered and had kids. Im nowhere near finding 40 odd grandkids


QUOTE=gibbo;215781]Just posting for reference

Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918)
Sat 21 Oct 1899
Mrs Grimsdale a resident of the Tarnagulla district for over 40 years, died on the 11th October at the age of 87 years. She leaves several children and about 40 grandchildren.[/QUOTE]
 

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The informant on her death was a James Jarry who would have been janes son in law.
James or John Jarry?

VIC marriage

Registration year1888
Family name JARRY
Given names John Ethyn
Spouse's family name LEWIS
Spouse's given names Sarah Jane

Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918)
Sat 7 Apr 1906

JARRY.— On the 30th March, Sarah, loving wife of J. Jarry, White Swan Hotel, Waanyarra, beloved' eldest daughter of Thomas and Annie Lewis sister of T and G Lewis, Western Australia; Mrs. Shepard. Mrs. Feldest , Mrs, F. Welch, L. and E., A, A. R. Lewis, aged 41
 
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Other Lewis's buried at Tarnagulla Cemetery. None seem to line up with your Jane snr's family.

LEWIS Annie Maria 25/02/1891 30 yrs
LEWIS Charles 25/08/1887 60 yrs
LEWIS Edward 18/01/1884 53 yrs
LEWIS Letitia 8/04/1881 47 yrs
LEWIS William James 9/02/1872 9 mths
LEWIS William Samual 18/02/1890 51 yrs
 
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Hey nathaniel, guess what? Think i finally might have something

South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900)
Fri 21 May 1852
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE.
ARRIVED.
Passengers per Anglia (arrival reported yesterday) etc etc
W. and T. Lewis , etc etc
Jane Hare, Eliza and Charles Lewes , Sarah Ann Dixon, Jane Lewis,
etc

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/38458685

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barque Anglia, 570 tons, Captain Charles Gardner, from London 13th January / Plymouth 28th January 1852, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 19th May 1852
Lewis Jane 38 Charwoman - Middlesex
Eliza n/a
William 12
Thomas 8
Charles 7

Under single women
Hare Jane 16 Housemaid Middlesex

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml
 
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