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Looking for CROCKETT families of Mansfield Victoria Australia

Journal by LizzyBee

My g-grandfather was Frederick BARKER he married Elizabeth Jane CROCKETT in 1891 at Mansfield Australia. Frederick BARKER b.1870 at Wangaratta Victoria, he d.1895. Elizabeth Jane Crockett b.1860 and d.1898 leaving a son b.1892. Her father was Andrew CROCKETT he was b.1807 in Ireland and d.1888 in Mansfield Victoria Australia his family trace back to the French Gabriel Gustave De CROCKETAGNE of Montauban France.
His son was Antoine Desassure De Crocketagne and his wife was Louise De SAIX.

Surnames: CROCKETAGNE CROCKETT SAIX
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on 2011-06-06 23:31:31

LizzyBee , from Melbourne Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since May 2011. is researching the following names: CUCKOO, , WILLIAMS and 7 other(s).

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by tonkin on 2011-06-08 00:20:19

There were lots of CROCKETTs in the Mansfield area LizzyBee. If you can give us a few names you are interested in we will try and find them for you.

by CazC on 2011-09-04 07:00:03

Hey Lizzy, my family are descendants of Crocketts from Mansfield. Can't give you any details off the top of my head but when I get my hand on some info I'll write back. Cheers!

by wilmaxalel on 2012-04-22 01:46:41

Hi Lizzy
My mother Valda Crockett resaerched and wrote a book (unpublished) called the Crockett Family of Mansfield. I managed to put some of it on the WEB at http://genforum.genealogy.com/crockett/messages/1291.html

The genealogy should be accurate except for earlier than George Crockett born 1692 in Ireland (Tamlaght O'Crilly in Derry). The link to French Crocketts is not at all proven from what i can gather from other genealogy forums. It is quite possible the Crocketts of Tamlaght O'Crilly are originally from Scotland.

I live in Canberra but was born at Mansfield and lived as child at Bindarah (Blacks Creek) the old Crockett home near Mansfield.

regards

Will Osborne

by LizzyBee on 2012-05-09 02:11:59

Hi, wilmaxalel.
Thank you for your message. I am very interested in finding out more about the Crockett's of Mansfield, as my g-grandmother was Elizabeth Crockett who was my grandfather's mother. My Dad took us through the Mansfield, Tolmie area when I was a child and I have since had a lot of information from Mansfield Historical society. I am still trying to establish who the Jack Crockett was who bought up my grandfather after his father and later his mother died when he was about 6 years old.
I will have to look at your messages on the web site at genforum.
I'm looking forward to finding more history. Your mothers book must be great to read, what a shame she didn't publish it.
Best wishes

LizzyBee

by MegFM on 2012-05-29 20:39:04

Hi Lizzie,
I am the daughter of Zilla Stevens who worked with Will Osborne may years ago in Melbourne. They discovered a a common ancestry with the Crocketts of Mansfield so therefore I am also related.
We are descended from Anna Crockett child of James Crockett and Catherine Paul born in Tamlaght O'Crilly around 1830. Anna married William Carlisle in Melbourne 1854. He died in 1871 in Mansfield and Anna then moved to Yarrawonga and bought land there. It is shown on an early map of the town.
I understand that Andrew Crockett of Mansfield was Anna's brother as my Grandmother Bertha Charity Carlisle went to stay with her uncle Andrew and his wife before commencing her nursing training at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne in the early 1900's

by cutitoutu4 on 2013-04-09 07:41:40

Hello Lizzie I am the descendent of Beatrice Blanche Crockett, fifth daughter of Andrew and Catherine Crockett, Beatrice married my Grandfather John King Cochrane they had a son John and a daughter catherine and then unfortunately for these children she died and they were still quite young I am the granddaughter of Catherine. I have tried to find the grave of my great grandmother Beatrice without any luck. Grandfather Cochrane remarried and went on to have at least another four children the youngest being jim who lived and farmed in the area for many many years I would love any information of the Crockett family

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