George COXON 1822-1892
Mary DODGSON 1821-1873

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England; Ballarat area; Sandford & Portland, S-W Victoria, Australia

George COXON b. 1822, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England son of Francis COXON and Mary HERBERT was married in 1843 at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England to Mary DODGSON, b. 1821, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, daughter of Timothy DODGSON and Ann HUTCHINSON.

George and Mary COXON and seven children (Anne, Mary, John, George, Elizabeth, Francis & Hannah) arrived in Victoria from England in December 1857 on the "John BARBOUR". Another child, James Edward was born born at Happy Valley, near Linton, Victoria, 1860.

George COXON had been a Mining Engineer at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and appears to have continued with this occupation on the Victorian Goldfields in the 1850s and 1860s.

One son John, settled at Brimboal, Wando Vale in the 1870s and 3 of his sons established COXON's Garage in Casterton in 1915.

George COXON's wife Mary died in 1873 and was buried in the Sandford Cemetery.

George COXON, widower, married Jane Louisa LAW, nee FRASER in 1878. George disposed of his property about 1882 and the elderly couple retired to Portland for the next ten years.

George COXON died in 1892 at Portland and was buried with his first wife in the Sandford Cemetery. His second wife died in portland in 1905.

George COXON and Mary DODGSON had the following known family...

  1. Anne COXON, b. 1844, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, d. 1930, Maryborough, Vic, m. 1866 to Robert STAMP, b. 1841, Durham, England, d. 1889, Maryborough, Vic. They had the following known family............
    1. Mary Coxon STAMP b. 1868, Happy Valley, Victoria, d. 1881.
    2. Robert Barras STAMP b. 1870, Co Dundas, Vic, d. 1881.
    3. Catherine STAMP b. 1872, Talbot, Vic, d. 1954, m. Arthur Albert GREEN.
    4. George STAMP b. 1874, Bendigo, Vic, d. 1945, m. Edith Elizabeth ROBERTS,
    5. Annie STAMP b. 1876, Casterton, Vic, d. 1942
    6. Francis STAMP b. 1878, Casterton, Vic, ............
    7. Elizaneth STAMP b. 1880, Casterton, Vic, d. 1954.
    8. Ella Marion STAMP b. 1882, Maryborough, Vic, d. 1969, m. John Thomas McKEE.

  2. Mary COXON, b. 1845, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, d. 1920, Portland, Vic, m. 1863 to William MILBURN, b. 1838, Durham, England, d. 1918, Casterton, Victoria. Large family in the Wando Vale & Carapook area.

  3. John COXON, b. 1847, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, d. 1936, Casterton, Victoria, m. 1873 to Ann CARLTON, b. 1853, Durham, England, d. 1896, Casterton, Victoria. John COXON remarried in 1899 to Mary Hannah WILKINSON 1857-1933.
    John COXON & Ann CARLTON had the following known family............
    1. John COXON b. 1874, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, d. 1953, m. Emily CUBIS 1872-1945.
    2. Ambrose Martin COXON b. 1876, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, d. 1932, m. Henriette STOREY 1877-1928.
    3. George COXON b. 1878, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, d. 1956, m. Gladys Jane SCANLAN, lived in Queensland.
    4. Mary COXON b. 1880, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, d. 1968, m. Hugh McDONALD 1879-1909 in Marble Bar, Western Australia.
    5. William Edward COXON b. 1883, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, d. 1949, m. Ethel BROWN 1891-1939.
      • enlisted WW1 10 Apr 1916
      • served in France as Pte 1808, 39th Battalion, AIF
      • RTA 30 Apr 1919
      • Wando Vale War Memorial
    6. Francis COXON b. 1885, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, d. 1955, m. Grace Isobel WOODS.
    7. James "Jim" COXON b. 1888, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, 1970, m. Ada Florence SOMERVILLE 1886-1973.
    8. Herbert "Bert" COXON b. 1890, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, d. 1947, m. Edith Jane HARRIS 1886-1955.
    9. Hannah Elizabeth COXON b. 1893, Brimboal, Wando Vale, Victoria, 1981, m. William John THORNHILL 1888-1954.

  4. George COXON, b. 1850, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, d. 1934, Brisbane, Queensland, m. 1878, Hamilton, Victoria to Mary Ann MOTT, b. 1844, Mount Barker, South Australia, to Joseph MOTT and Eliza WAKEFIELD, d. 1933, Brisbane, Queensland. This couple moved to Queensland in 1879, selected land, and at least 4 children were born in the 1880s.

  5. Elizabeth COXON, b. 1852, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, d. 1894, QLD, m. 1891 to Jeremiah DOWNEY, b. ~1862, Co Cork, Ireland, d. ...............

  6. Francis Joseph COXON, b. 1855, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, d. 1933, QLD, m. 1885, NSW Louisa Eliza AVERY 1858-1942.

  7. Hannah COXON, b. 1856, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, d. ............, m. 1877, QLD to David Percy MOTT, b. ~1850. This couple had a large family in QLD.

  8. James Edward "Bert" COXON, b. 1860, Linton, Vic, d. 1954, QLD, m. 1888, QLD to Emma Matilda AVERY 1861-1937. This couple also had children in QLD.

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Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale

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