Andrew KEILLER c.1844-1924
&
Martha BARTON 1854-1936

Dundee, Scotland ; Portland, Heywood and Merino, S-W Victoria, Australia

Andrew KEILLER c.1844-1924, b. Dundee, Angus, Scotland to George KEILLER and Margaret MAXWELL, d. Portland, S-W Victoria; married in 1875 at Portland, S-W Victoria to Martha BARTON 1854--1936, b. Portland, S-W Victoria to George Lafayette BARTON and Elizabeth FORDHAM, d. portland, S-W Victoria.

Andrew KEILLER was noted by Noel Learmonth in his book "Four Towns and a Survey" as the first Baker at Heywood.

Two sons became soldier settlers near Merino, S-W Victoria after WW1.

Andrew KEILLER and Martha BARTON had the following family:

  1. George Maxwell KEILLER b. 1876, Portland, Vic, m. Harriet Margaret STANFORD;
  2. Isabelle Annie KEILLER b. 1878, Portland, Vic, d. 1973;
  3. Andrew Barton KEILLER b. 1880, Portland, Vic, d. 1982;
    • 1st AIF, Pte 1335, 39th Battalion
    • enlisted 21-02-1916, RTA 24-01-1919
  4. Agnes Moffat KEILLER b. 1882, Portland, Vic, d. 1963, m. Archibald Harold LEESON;
  5. Charles Lafayette KEILLER b. 1884, Portland, Vic, d. 1965, m. Lettice Florence HIRD;
    • Served in the Royal Navy
    • Served in the Royal Australian Navy (6m), active service in New Guinea
    • 1st AIF, Pte 583, 29th Battalion
    • enlisted 14 Jul 1915, wounded France 1916, RTA 13 Jan 1917
  6. Thomas Fordham KEILLER b. 1887, Portland, Vic, d. 1968, m. Eliza PETERS;
    • WW1 1st AIF, Pte 1334, 39th Battalion
    • WW1 enlisted 21 Feb 1916
    • WW1 RTA 3 May 1919
    • Soldier Settler : Merino Downs Estate (Henty) 1921
  7. Maxwell Barton KEILLER b. 1889, d. 1890, Portland, Vic.;
  8. Murray Lafayette KEILLER b. 1891, Portland, Vic, d. 1967, m. Kathleen DAVIS;
    • WW1 1st AIF, Cpl 2253, 6th Battalion
    • WW1 enlisted 16 Nov 1914, wounded at Cape Helles & Lone Pine, Dardenelles
    • RTA 29 Aug 1915
    • Soldier Settler : Glenorchy Estate (Merino)
  9. Hugh Findlay KEILLER b. 1895, Heywood, Vic, d. 1969;
  10. Margaret Aitcheson KEILLER b. 1897, d. 1897, Portland, Vic.;

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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