Sunday, September 4, 2011

The Fathers of Me

Happy father's day to all my "fathers" who have lived in Australia.


Father
Ronald Leslie Moore (1932 - 2001)


Grandfathers
James Malcolm Moore (1909 - 1989)
Donovan Franklin Dawson (1899 - 1972)


Great grandfathers
Knox Moore (1873 - 1942)
Phillip Richard Merchant (1883 - 1951)
William Henry Dawson (1859 - 1916)
Michael Patrick Ryan (1866 - 1940)


Great great grandfathers
John Moore (1846 - 1929)
Malcolm McColm (1851 - 1924)
Thomas Hugh Merchant (1843 - 1902)
William Henry Allsop (1847 - 1921)
William Lee Dawson (1819 - 1871)
John Mylan (1833 - 1918)
John Charles Ryan (c1837 - 1910)
Peter Ogden (1838 - 1911)


Great great great grandfathers
James Henry Merchant (1818 - 1865)
Joseph R Hooton (1827 - 1902)
Samuel Allsop (1818 - 1877)
John McInerney (c1829 - 1868
Henry William Seabrook (1806 - 1883)
Thomas Moylan (1795 - 1838)
James Agnew (c1796 - 1864)


Great great great great grandfather
Patrick Flynn (c1791 - 1862)


My oldest "father" was John Mylan, my great, great grandfather who died in 1918 at Cooma, NSW a few days short of his 85th birthday. My youngest "father" was my great, great, great grandfather John McInerney who was accidentally killed while felling a tree between Alberton and Port Albert in Victoria in 1868 aged 39 years.

2 comments:

  1. Do you have any ancestors by the name of Kenneth or Leonard Ryan

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