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Affleck and Honeyman descendants from Scotland to Victoria and South Australia

Journal by Karen_Mus

William Affleck was born about 1771 and died 9 August 1863 in Kybybolite, Mosquito Plains, South Australia. He married Ann(e) Honeyman. She was born about 1780. They had 10 children:

Jean born 25 November 1811, Monimail, Fif, Scotland died 1881 in Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia married Thomas Rees

Alexander born 31 May 1815, Monimail, Fif, Scotland died May 1874 in Victoria, Australia married Janet Shepherd on the 13 December 1837 in Scotland. She was born 1815 died 1866 (This couple are my 4th great grandparents)

Margaret born between 1815-1820 married William Fairley

Elizabeth Hope born 1820, Fif, Scotland died 1858 in Victoria, Australia. She married George Younger

Christina Honeyman born 1821 died about 1855, Victoria, Australia married William Maitland Atkinson and John Albert Crawley

John born 1821 Fif, Scotland died 1900 Lorquon, Victoria, Australia married Jane Nicol

Jessie Somerville born 1823 died 1905 Goroke, Victoria, Australia married William Moffatt and John Brown Broughton

James W born 1827 died 15 February 1875 Kybybolite, Mosquito Plains, South Australia married Isabella Rutherford

William born 1829 Fif, Scotland died 1866 Victoria, Australias married Mary Fletcher

David born 1833, Fif, Scotland died February 1872, Victoria, Australia married Catherine Rutherford

Would love to hear from anyone connected to these families

by Karen_Mus Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2009-09-06 04:46:12

Karen_Mus , from Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Sep 2009. is researching the following names: SOMERS, CHAPMAN, LEE and 29 other(s).

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by RoseO on 2010-07-23 20:15:43

Hi
If my reseach is correct I believe I am the great-great granddaughter of John Affleck and Jane Nicol. John and Jane had a son also called John. Family oral history had John going to Geelong Grammar and then droving sheep up into the Gulf. I can find records that he was in Burketown and Camooweal and also managing a property 'Avon Downs' (owned by the Guthrie Family) In 1891 he married Alice Connor (daugter of Mary and Jane Connor, Prospect-Terrace,South Brisbane) in a ceremony in Townsville. They lived at Burketown with Alice travelling down to Brisbane for the birth of each child including for the birth my grandmother Rene. They were in western queensland for a few years, before settling in Brisbane. My grandmother's sister was Marion Nicol Affleck which reconfirms the link.

I am interested to find out how you researched your information. If you have not already seen the following it may be of interest.

http://gazette.slv.vic.gov.au/images/1848/P/general/29.pdf

Regards

Rosemary O'Hagan

by cl460 on 2014-01-13 01:21:48

Avon Downs was owned by Thomas Guthrie, his wife was Mary Oliver nee Rutherford, sister to Catherine and Isabella. Her first husband was John Oliver he was an owner of Hynam Station ( Mosqito plains, very near Kybybolite). John Oliver was killed by Aboriginals.
Hoping that is of some interest.
Mary Oliver fascinates me, she was a true pioneer.
Cheers
CL

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