Samuel BALLINGER c1833-1903 & Mary Ann SANDERS c1838-1867

South Australia & S-W Digby, Victoria, Australia

Samuel BALLINGER b. c1833, son of Edward BALLINGER and ____ was married in 1858 in Adelaide, South Australia to Mary Ann SANDERS, b. c1838, daughter of Thomas SANDERS and they had two daughters born in South Australia, one of whom died as an infant.

It appears that Mary Ann SANDERS died in Adelaide in 1867.

The surviving daughter, Harriet BALLINGER was christened at Digby in 1873 with her father Samuel listed as a labourer of Digby.

Samuel BALLINGER appears to have died in Melbournein 1903.

Harriet married a James SMITH in 1880 and they had two children and it would appear that James died as Harriet married a William MANN in Victoria in 1889 and they had ar least 4 children.

Samuel BALLINGER & Mary Ann SANDERS appear to have had the following family:

  1. Elizabeth Ann BALLINGER b. 1859, Gumeracha, SA, d. 1859;

  2. Harriett Ann Prudence BALLINGER b. 1860, Athelstone, SA, chr. 1873, Digby, Vic, m1. 1880 to James SMITH born in Mt Gambier, SA. and they had the following chn..
    1. Albert James SMITH, b. 1881, Mt Gambier, SA
    2. Samuel William SMITH, b. 1882, Mt Gambier, SA, d. 1968, Melbourne, Vic.
    Harriet married again in 1891 to William MANN from Ireland and they had the following children...
    1. Francis MANN, b. 1889, d. 1889, Melbourne, Vic
    2. John MANN, b. 1889, Melbourne, Vic, d. 1951
    3. Johnston MANN, b. 1891, Melbourne, Vic, d. 1965
    4. William Robert MANN, b. 1893, Melbourne, Vic, d. 1963