John WHITE 1831-1910
&
Elizabeth Jane BRAY 1833-1912

Cornwall, England ; Heywood & Sandford, S-W Victoria ; Blackheath & Horsham (Wimmera), Victoria, Australia

John WHITE 1831-1910, b. Cornwall, England son of James WHITE and Elizabeth GREENAWAY was married in 1856, Cornwall, England to Elizabeth Jane BRAY 1833-1912, b. Cornwall, England daughter of Richard BRAY & Elizabeth GRAY.

John and Elizabeth Jane WHITE, along with an infant son emigrated in 1856 from England on the "Mary Ann" and arrived at Portland, S-W Victoria in January 1857. They moved north to Heywood for a number of years before moving further north and settling near Sandford, S-W Victoria for about 10 years. More children were born in this period with two dying and being buried in the Sandford cemetery.

In about 1875 the family moved north to the Wimmera and selected land at Blackheath, near Horsham where they farmed for many years. John and Elizabeth died at Horsham in 1910 and 1912 respectively and were buried in the Horsham cemetery. Some mebers of the family moved north to New South Wales.

John WHITE & Elizabeth Jane BRAY had the following known family...

  1. John Bray WHITE 1856-1937, b. Cornwall, England, d. Boggabri, NSW, m. 1884 to Mary Ann FREW c.1860-1947, b. Mount Gambier, SA, d. Gunnedah, NSW ; 7 children.
  2. Richard Bray WHITE 1858-1932, b. Heywood, S-W Victoria, d. Horsham, Victoria, (did he marry ?).
  3. James WHITE 1860-1937, b. Heywood, S-W Victoria, d. Ballarat, Victoria, m. 1885 to Harriet Elizabeth PRICE 1863-1909, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, d. Horsham, Victoria ; 6 children.
  4. Emily WHITE 1863-1932, b. Heywood, S-W Victoria, d. Horsham, Victoria, m. 1881 to Charles Henry PETERSON 1858-1938, b. Adelaide, SA, d. Horsham, Victoria ; 8 children.
  5. Lavinia WHITE 1864-1946, b. Heywood, S-W Victoria, d. Ballarat, Victoria, m. 1882 to Thomas Walter BERRY 1860-1943, b. Woodchester, SA, d. Ballarat, Victoria ; 5 children.
  6. Elizabeth WHITE 1866-1950, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, d. Horsham, Victoria, m. 1887 to Frederick Charles THOMAS 1864-1955, b. Adelaide, SA, d. Horsham, Victoria ; 7 children.
  7. Agnes WHITE 1868-1916, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, d. Boggabri, NSW, m. 1891 to Samuel HANKS 1864-1936, b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria, d. Gunnedah, NSW ; 9 children.
  8. William WHITE 1870-1953, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, d. Narrabri, NSW, m. 1895 to Mary BURGIN 1872-1931, b. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, d. Boggabri, NSW ; 3 children.
  9. Caroline WHITE 1872-1872, b. & d. Sandford, S-W Victoria.
  10. Thomas WHITE 1873-1873, b. & d. Sandford, S-W Victoria.
  11. Caroline WHITE 1875-1963, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, d. Adelaide, SA, m. 1895 to Frederick HOLLAND 1868-1959, b. Ballarat, Victoria, d. Horsham, Victoria ; 5 children.

Links to Pioneer Names at...

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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