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Looking for William SELLERS and Agnes MCKENZIE, Australia

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I've been researching descendants of William SELLERS and Agnes MCKENZIE who were married in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in December 1840. My only problem is that I don't know where William and Agnes came from ...

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on 2011-08-12 21:25:57

familybird has been a Family Tree Circles member since May 2011. is researching the following names: SELLERS, ADAMSON, DUNNE and 4 other(s).

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by janilye on 2011-08-12 23:19:34

There's a couple of things I need to know. Is it Sellars or Sellers?
Did he die in NSW?

by asheppard on 2011-08-13 00:12:58

Is this the marriage you are referring too

Registration NO: V1840624 73A/1840
Grooms Surname: SALLERS
Grooms First Name: WILLIAM
Brides Surname: MCKENZIE
Brides First Name: AGNES
Registration District: JA

JA = Presbyterian, Scots Church, Sydney

by CindyEllen on 2011-11-17 00:17:50

William and Agnes were my great great grandparents. I do not know where they came from either but I do know they made a life for themselves in Tasmania which is where they both died.

William was a mariner who become a publican once the children started coming along. I had a bit of info about their life in Tasmania if you need it.

by familybird on 2011-11-23 01:16:55

Hi janilye! Sellers is the family name, but sometimes it has been spelt Sellars. William Sellers died in Hobart, Tasmania in 1860.

by familybird on 2011-11-23 01:17:55

Hi asheppard! Yes this is the marriage I am referring to!

by familybird on 2011-11-23 01:25:00

Hi CindyEllen! William and Agnes are my husband's great-great-grandparents, too!! How fascinating! He is descended from James, their youngest son. I also have some information if you wish to swap? Please let me know.

by CindyEllen on 2011-12-15 19:15:46

Hi Familybird,

Even more fascinating as I am descended from James (the lighthouse keeper)as well! My grandfather was Alfred Ernest. I have some certificates and photos of Alfred and of his sister Violet. Got James and Agnes's wills as well. I also have a family story about the sort of man he was - passed down from daughter Violet.

Do you know anything about James' wife Emma Jane Turner?

Seems like we will have much to discuss!

My email if you would like to contact me directly is [email protected]



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