William James HARVEY c.1837-1902
&
Ellen BURNS 1834-1914

England; Co Kilkenny, Ireland; Portland, Heywood & Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

William James HARVEY c.1837-1902, b. England, son of John James HARVEY and ___ was reported to have been a sailor who jumped ship in Portland, S-W Victoria in the 1850s, worked as a Drover and built "Pine Grove" at Digby, S-W Victoria, died Digby S-W Victoria.

William HARVEY married in 1860 at ___, Victoria to Ellen BURNS c.1834-1914, b. Co Kilkenny, Ireland to Patrick BURNS and Bridget KYLE / KEYLEY, died Digby, S-W Victoria.

Ellen BURNS was a sister of Mary BURNS 1837-1915, who married John WALSH and also lived at Digby, S-W Victoria.

William HARVEY was a member of the Digby Ancient Order of Foresters in 1871-1872.

Two daughters, Caroline and Augusta HARVEY were pupils at the Digby School in the early 1880's.

William and Ellen HARVEY are both buried in the Digby Cemetery in 1902 and 1914 respectively.

William HARVEY & Ellen BURNS had the following children...

  1. Henry John "Harry" HARVEY 1862-1949, b. Heywood, S-W Victoria, d. 1949, Merino, S-W Victoria, m. in 1885 1885 to Alexandrina "Lexie" NICHOLSON 1856-1922, b. Byaduk, S-W Victoria to Donald NICHOLSON and Mary LAMOND, and they had the following family...
    1. Alfred Eugene HARVEY 1886-1969, b. Hotspur, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. Florence Thurza MURRELL 1894-1978, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, to George MURRELL and Annie Elma TAIT, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria.
    2. William Nicholson HARVEY 1888-1966, b. Hotspur, S-W Victoria, d. Digby, S-W Victoria (married / single?).
    3. Peter Llewellyn HARVEY 1891-1948, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Merino, S-W Victoria (married / single?).
    4. Harry Stanley HARVEY 1894-1974, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Merino, S-W Victoria, m. Jessie Isabella SMERDON (nee EDWARDS) 1895-1985, b. Learmonth, Victoria to Peter Matthew EDWARDS and Annabella FINDLAY, d. Merino, S-W Victoria.
    5. Nellie Alexandrina HARVEY 1896-1963, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Merino, S-W Victoria, m. in 1925 to William McINTOSH 1893-1930
    6. , b. Digby, S-W Victoria, son of James McINTOSH and Christina BALFOUR, d. Digby, S-W Victoria.

  2. Mary Bridget HARVEY 1864-1939, b. Heywood, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. in 1884 to Edward STORER 1855-1943, b. Gawler, South Australia to Moses STORER and Mary Ann DAY, resided at Branxholme, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria.

  3. Ellen HARVEY 1865-1890, b. Heywood, S-W Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria;

  4. James HARVEY 1865-1942, b. Heywood, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria m. in 1894 to Henrietta PETRIE 1872-1960, b. Harrow, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria, and they had the following family...
    1. William Albert HARVEY 1895-1954, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Gatum, S-W Victoria, m. Mary Victoria DONOHUE 1895-1969, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, to Thomas Patrick DONOHUE and Mary McCABE, d. Ballarat, Victoria.
    2. John James HARVEY 1897-1957, b. Merino, S-W Victoria, d. Ballarat, Victoria, m. Katherine McCAUSLAND 1899-1977, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria to Francis Thomas McCAUSLAND and Ellen "Nellie" McCABE, d. Ballarat, Victoria.
    3. Harold HARVEY 1899-1954, b. Merino, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. Linda Gwendoline GORDON 1906-1975.
    4. Arthur "Pod" HARVEY 1902-1978, b. Henty (near Merino), S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. Eileen Doris ___

  5. Annie HARVEY 1868-1951, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. 1897 to Percival Rupert Arthur "Percy" THOMAS 1865-1946, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria.

  6. Caroline HARVEY 1870-1951, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. 1906 to William John BLAIR 1871-1954, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria, served in South Afrian in the Boer War, named on the Bahgallah Honour Roll, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria.

  7. Augusta Eliza Jane "Gussie" HARVEY 1874-1957, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Geelong, Victoria m. 1909 to Edward Thomas LAWTON 1881-1957, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Geelong, Victoria.

Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

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

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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