John BOWDEN 1829-1866
&
Mary Ann COUSINS 1834-1912

Wiltshire, England; "Muntham" Station & Carapook, S-W Victoria, Australia

John BOWDEN 1829-1866, born Wiltshire, England, died "Muntham" Station, S-W Victoria, married at Geelong, Victoria in 1857 to Mary Ann COUSINS c. 1832-1912, born Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, daughter of Charles COUSINS and Sarah NEWMAN.

John BOWDEN and Mary Ann COUZENS had 4 children before John drowned when crossing a creek on "Muntham" Station in 1866 and was buried in the Sandford cemetery, s-w Victoria.

John BOWDEN and Mary Ann COUSINS had the following children...

  1. Catherine Cooper BOWDEN 1860-1936, b. "Pollackdale" Station, Victoria, d. Natimuk, S-W Victoria, m. in 1881 to John NEWELL 1859-1938.
  2. Phoebe Jane BOWDEN 1862-1975, b. "Muntham" Station, S-W Victoria, d. Bruk Bruk Parish (Carapook), S-W Victoria.
  3. John George BOWDEN 1864-1939, b. "Muntham" Station, S-W Victoria, d. Natimuk, S-W Victoria, m. in 1886 to Annie SATCHELL 1865-1946.
  4. William Henry BOWDEN b. c.1865, "Muntham" Station, S-W Victoria, d. near Goroke, S-W Victoria, m. in 1897 to Alice Adeline LAMPARD 1868-1942.


John BELLINGER 1830-1901
&
Mary Ann BOWDEN (nee COUSINS) 1834-1912

Herefordshire, England; Carapook and Goroke, S-W Victoria, Australia

John BELLINGER, c.1830-1901, born Herefordshire, England, d. Borsham, Victoria married in 1870 to Mary Ann BOWDEN (nee COUSINS), born 1832, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, daughter of Charles COUSINS and Sarah NEWMAN. Mary Ann was the widow of John BOWDEN who died in 1866.

John BELLINGER, farmer of Bruk Bruk (Carapook) with 2 school-aged children and shown as living 1 mile NE of Carapook was one of the signatures to the 1875 petition aimed at establishing a new school at Carapook. John BELLINGER and Mary Ann COUSINS Mary Ann, had 4 children from 1871 to 1877 in the Carapook area of S-W Victoria and later moved north to the Goroke area where John and MAry Ann died in 1901 and 1912 respectively.

John BELLINGER and Mary Ann COUSINS had the following family:

  1. Samuel James Edward BELLINGER 1871-1936, b. Bruk Bruk (Carapook), S-W Victoria, d. Hopetoun, Victoria, m. in 1901 to Elizabeth LANDT 1875-1943.
  2. Frederick Charles BELLINGER 1873-1875, b. and d. Bruk Bruk (Carapook), S-W Victoria.
  3. Sarah Ann BELLINGER 1875-1951, b. Bruk Bruk (Carapook), S-W Victoria, d. Horsham, Victoria m. 1894 to John MARSH 1859-1917, son of Thomas MARSH and Maria LOCK.
  4. Harriet Elizabeth Jane BELLINGER 1877-1920, b. Bruk Bruk (Carapook), S-W Victoria, m. in 1901 to Joseph Henry LOWE 1863-1945, b. Penola, South Australia, d. Melbourne, Victoria.

Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

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Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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