John Thomas JONES 1837-1914 & Eliza O'TOOLE ca 1832-1922

Digby, Dartmoor & Dunkeld, Victoria, Australia

John Thomas JONES b. 1837, Wales, son of ___ and ___ was married in 1866 in Victoria to Eliza O'TOOLE b. ca 1832, Dublin, Ireland, daughter of J. C. O'TOOLE and Rachel GORDON.

Eliza O'TOOLE appears to have had a daughter with a John CHISHOLM at Hotspur or Digby in 1861. The daughter was registered both as Annie O'TOOLE and Annie CHISHOLM.

John CHISHOLM & Eliza O'TOOLE had the following known child:

  1. Annie Matilda CHISHOLM / O'TOOLE b. 1861, Digby / Hotspur, Vic, m. Henry Robert CLAPHAM;

John Thomas JONES & Eliza O'TOOLE had children registered in both Digby and Dartmoor and they both died at Dunkeld and are buried in the Dunkeld Cemetery.

John Thomas JONES & Eliza O'TOOLE had the following known children:

  1. Thomas John JONES b. 1866, Digby, Vic, m. Ann McCANN from Sandford, and had the following known family...
    1. Isabella Lawler McCANN / JONES b. 1892, Sandford, Vic, m. Reuben KNAPSEY
    2. Jane Elizabeth JONES b. 1896, Sandford, Vic, m. Alfred McSHEEHY
    3. Annie Margaret JONES b. 1897, Sandford, Vic, m. ___ ALLEN
    4. Peter John JONES b. 1898, Sandford, Vic, m. .........
    5. Thomas Daniel JONES b. 1900, Sandford, Vic, m. .........
    6. Harold Lindsay JONES b. 1904, Sandford, Vic, m. .........
    7. Murray Joseph JONES b. 1908, Casterton, Vic, m. .........

  2. Catherine JONES b. 1869, Digby, Vic, m. William Henry RUSSELL from Creswick, near Ballarat and they had children at Coleraine, Creswick & Melbourne.;

  3. Sarah Ann JONES b. ca 1872, ___, Vic, m. Walter William DUCKMANTON from Dunkeld and they had children at Dartmoor & Dunkeld;

  4. William George JONES b. 1873, Dartmoor, Vic, m. Janet Munro MURRELL, (8 children, Janet d, 1909 and William in 1919, both buried in the Sandford Cemetery);
    • Shearer & labourer in the Dartmoor area
    • WW1 1st AIF, 58th Battalion
    • Awarded MM for bravery in France
    • Listed on the Sandford War Memorial
  5. John JONES b. 1875, Dartmoor, Vic, d. 1893, Hamilton, Vic;




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