Australia: CARRUTHERS family of Sandhurst and Bendigo, Victoria
James CARRUTHERS and Mary Jane unknown both born c1825 somewhere in Australia or may have been emigrants that settled here, had a son, George CARRUTHERS born 1846.
George CARRUTHERS married abt 1879 to Mary Jane SWEENEY. Her parents names are not known as yet. I can't find their marriage in Victoria or New South Wales, so could have been other States.
George & Mary CARRUTHERS had a large family of 8 children:-
1.James CARRUTHERS born 1880, died 1903 Bendigo VIC aged 23yrs. Death Reg.8629. Not born VIC.
2.Elsie Theresa CARRUTHERS born 1888 Sandhurst VIC Reg.15335
3.Audrey CARRUTHERS born 1890 Sandhurst VIC Reg.7482
4.Doris Vera CARRUTHERS born 1892 Bendigo VIC Reg.1149 ... more about her can be found in the CHARLES / CARRUTHERS journals.
5.Roy CARRUTHERS born 1893 Bendigo VIC Reg.29072
6.Thomas CARRUTHERS born 1895 Bendigo VIC Reg.18385
National Archives of Australia - click on 2nd entry to view fairly lengthy digital copy of war record. Looks like he received 3 medals and was discharged due to a fractured skull. Married 1926 VIC to Ruth TARBETT born 1901 Werribee, died 1981 Melbourne. She was the daughter of David Andrew Jones TARBETT and Margaret Douglas WOOD.
7.Marjori CARRUTHERS born 1899 Bendigo VIC Reg.806, died 1985 Park., Reg.17746. Married 1924 VIC to John Paul MILLER.
8.Bruce CARRUTHERS born 1903 Bendigo VIC Reg.892
married 1927 VIC to Frances Amelia DAVIES 1898-1962. Frances was the daughter of Frank DAVIES and Pricilla MUSTEY.
The father, George CARRUTHERS died aged 79 years in 1925 at Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. Reg.No.4161.
The mother, Mary Jane CARRUTHERS nee SWEENEY died aged 83 years in 1938 at Coburg VIC. Reg.10275.