Anthony GASPERINO c.1835-1910
Hannah HOURIGAN ~1839-1912

Italy; Ireland; Penola, SA; Sandford & Henty, S-W Victoria, Australia

Anthony GASPERINO b. c.1835, Italy, son of Lawrence GASPERINO and ______ was married in 1860 at Penola, South Australia to Hannah HOURIGAN, b. c.1839, Co Cork, Ireland, daughter of Matthew HOURIGAN and ___ (possibly Margaret McMAHON).

Anthony GASPERINO arrived at Portland, S-W Victoria in 1856 as a sailor, who along with others "jumped ship" and remained in south west Victoria.

Anthony & Hannah GASPERINO had six children in the Sandford district between 1863 and 1869. In 1865 he was recorded as a labourer.

Anthony GASPERINO died at Sandford in 1910 and his wife died there in 1912, and both are buried in the Sandford Cemetery.

Anthony GASPERINO & Hannah HOURIGAN had the following known family:

  1. Joseph GASPERINO b. 1862, Sandford, Vic., d. 1923, m1. Margaret HUMPHRIES 1866-1897, m2. 1912, Annie JACKSON (no chn).
    Joseph & Margaret GASPERINO had the following children...
    1. Anthony Charles GASPERINO, b. 1891, Sandford, Vic, d. 1974, Digby, S-W Victoria.
    2. Alicia Charlotte GASPERINO, b. 1892, Sandford, Vic, d. 1981, Portland, S-W Victoria, m. Thomas Joseph THWAITES 1895-1983.
    3. Hannah Florence GASPERINO, b. 1894, Sandford, Vic, d. 1981, Casterton, Vic., m. Charles GILL 1892-1965.
    4. John Joseph Russell GASPERINO, b. 1897, Sandford, Vic, d. 1964, Casterton, Vic.

  2. Margaret Caroline GASPERINO b. 1863, Sandford, Vic., d. 1904, Henty, S-W Victoria, m. George SHEARWOOD 1856-1914, b. "Merino Downs" d. Sandford, S-W Victoria. George and Margaret are buried in the Sandford cemetery.
  3. Mary Agnes GASPERINO b. 1865, Sandford, Vic., d. 1941, Melbourne, Vic., m. Joseph Matthew PHELAN 1865-1949, b. Macedon, Vic., Railway employee, 12 children.
  4. Anthony "Tony" GASPERINO b. 1867, Casterton, Vic., d. 1935, Wangaratta, Vic., m. Ellen Josephine MAHONEY 1869-1942, b. Coleraine, S-W Vic.
    Anthony & Ellen GASPERINO had the following children...
    1. Harold GASPERINO M.M., b. 1895, Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1935, Melbourne, Victoria, m. Martha Elizabeth HENWOOD 1904-. [Harold served with the 59th Battalion, 1st AIF, awarded M.M.]
    2. Eileen Alice GASPERINO, b. 1896, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1982, Melbourne, Victoria, m. William George SMITH 1890-1953.
    3. Lawrence Matthew GASPERINO, b. 1898, Portland, S-W Vic, d. 1961, Melbourne, Victoria, m. Annie Amelia DUGDELL 1900-1933.
    4. Anthony John GASPERINO, b. 1900, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1974, Melbourne, Victoria, m. Ella Marjorie BARTON 1906-.
    5. Catherine Mary GASPERINO, b. 1903, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1983, ___, Victoria (unmarried).
    6. Leo GASPERINO, b. 1907, Maldon, Vic, d. 1961, Melbourne, Victoria. (unmarried ?).

  5. Matthew GASPERINO b. 1869, Casterton, Vic., d. 1943, Queensland, Australia, m. Mary Constance LYNCH abt 1870-1955. Matthew became a farmer when he purchased an allottment on "Nangeela" Estate, near Casterton. Later, Matthew, his wife and some children moved to the Rockhampton area of Queensland.
    Matthew & Mary GASPERINO had the following known children...
    1. Raymond Matthew GASPERINO, b. 1899, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1901, Sandford, S-W Victoria.
    2. John Lawrence GASPERINO, b. 1901, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. .........., m. Gladys Carmen SCHULZ 1903-....
    3. Arthur GASPERINO, b. 1903 Sandford, S-W Vic., d. 1981, NSW. (married ?).
    4. Enid Margaret GASPERINO, b. 1905, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. ............., m. Sydney, NSW to Herbert PLATT .........
    5. Matthew Anthony GASPERINO, b. 1908, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1967, Adelaide, SA. (unmarried ?).
    6. Mary Ethel GASPERINO, b. 1914, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. .............
    7. James GASPERINO, b. 1918, d. 1918, Casterton, S-W Vic.

  6. Lawrence GASPERINO b. 1869, Casterton, Vic., d. 1894, Sandford, S-W Vic., m. Elizabeth Ellen KING b. 1872 Warrnambool, S-W Vic., d. 1950, Melbourne, Vic.
    Lawrence & Elizabeth GASPERINO had the following children...
    1. Ada Mary GASPERINO, b. 1891, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1942, Bairnsdale, Vic., m. Andrew Palmer WATSON 1870-1954.
    2. Elizabeth Hannah GASPERINO, b. 1893, Sandford, S-W Vic, d. 1963, Melbourne, Vic., m. Johann Friedrich Wilhelm ZIEGLER ~1863-1932.
    3. Margaret Laurence GASPERINO, b. 1895, d. 1895, Sandford, S-W Victoria.

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