William MOODIE 1840-1914
&
Elizabeth Ann OWENS 1845-1918

Elizabeth Ann OWENS was born 1845, Holyhead, Wales, daughter and eldest child of Owen OWENS and Catherine LEWIS who emigrated with the rest of their family to Digby in the 1850's. Catherine LEWIS was a sister of Richard LEWIS of "Rifle Downs" Station near Digby and sailed to Australia in 1855 on her uncle's ship (Richard LEWIS of Rifle Downs).

William MOODIE was born in Glasgow in 1840, son of John MOODIE and Charlotte ROBERTSON, and he came to Australia as a baby in the same year. John MOODIE purchased "Wando Dale" Station, N-W of Coleraine in S-W Victoria in 1853.

William MOODIE was married at Portland, S-W Victoria in 1866 to Elizabeth Ann OWENS lived at "Wando Dale" Station, north of Coleraine where most of their family was born.

William MOODIE and Eliza OWENS had the following family...

  1. John Richard MOODIE b. 1867, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1932, Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. Mabel Georgina BEGGS ~1875-1951 of "Bushy Creek" Station.
  2. William George Robertson MOODIE b. 1869, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1928, Wagga Wagga, NSW, m. Elizabeth Gerte PEARSON 1873-1972 of Tasmania.
  3. Annie MOODIE b. 1871, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1951, Hamilton, S-W Vic, m. Thomas ROBERTSON 1864-1936;
  4. James Edward MOODIE b. 1873, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1948, Melbourne, Vic, m. Oriana Jane ROBERTSON ~1879-1966;
  5. Mary Wilhemina MOODIE b. 1875, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1941, NSW, m. Horace Cooke MAYNE ~1877-1962.
  6. Eliza May MOODIE b. 1877, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1946, Casterton, S-W Vic, m. Robert Halbert EDGAR 1972-1949.
  7. Stephen Lewis MOODIE b. 1878, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1949, Hamilton, S-W Vic, m. Elizabeth Amelia GARDINER 1881-1923;
  8. Owen Robert MOODIE b. 1880, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1921, Deniliquin, NSW.
  9. Katherine Charlotte MOODIE b. 1882, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1959, Colac, S-W Vic, m. Octavius Paget PALMER 1879-1966;
  10. Dr. Charles George Gordon MOODIE b. 1885, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1927, Sydney, NSW, m. Diane WELLS;
  11. Grace Eva MOODIE b. 1887, "Wando Dale" near Coleraine, S-W Vic, d. 1970, NSW.
  12. Murray Llewellan MOODIE b. 1890, Coleraine, Vic., d. 1965, NSW.

The story of William MOODIE and his family is recorded in his published memoires - "William Moodie - A Pioneer of Western Victoria" edited by Joan Austin Palmer.


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