Nathaniel and Jane Tolliday descendants
Jane Curtis married Nathaniel Tolliday
They had children-
According to his grand daughter Elizabeth Mann, Nathaniel drowned whilst collecting water cress. No date.
His widow immigrated to Australia on the sailing ship British Empire departing Southampton on 17th October 1854 taking 3 months to arrive on January 15th 1855.
At the time- Jane was 54, son John was 27, daughter Elizabeth 21, daughter Christiana was 19, son William was 17.
John was married to Sarah and they had 2 daughters on the ship 2 year old Fanny and infant Eva.
Jane Tolliday nee Curtis was born in 1799 in England and died in August 10th 1886 and is buried at Smythesdale in 1988 her descendants honoured her with a gravestone commemorating her life as a pioneer in Australia
Elizabeth was married to Charles Clark and they travelled with their infant daughter Jane.
John Curtis Tolliday born 1827 married Sarah and died August 14th 1902 and is buried in the Ballarat New Cemetery.
William married Priscilla Martha Barton at Ballarat on August 21st 1862. He was born 1837 died January 28th 1887 at Allendale and buried at Creswick, Victoria.
Christiana married Agnon Charles Louis Numa in Ballarat on August 9th 1856.
When they came to Australia they settled at Brownes a mining township near Scarsdale.
Jane is the parent of the child who bore Frederick Numa Tolliday.
Children of Fredrick Numa Tolliday and Rose May Tolliday are
Alice (Mrs. Bill Renkin) died 2007
Grace died 2005
Reta known as Jean (Mrs. Cason) died 2007
Eric died 1979
A reunion of the Tolliday family was held at Lima, Victoria in April 2007.