John SLOSS c.1849-1916
&
Margaret Cameron BERRY 1852-1944

Scotland ; Talbot, Geelong, Warrnambool, Digby, Koroit and Melbourne Victoria, Australia
Head teacher at Digby State School 1893-1894

John SLOSS c.1849-1916, b. Ayrshire, Scotland, son of Moses SLOSS and Margaret DAVIS; d. Perth, Western Australia; married in 1873 in Victoria to Margaret Cameron BERRY 1852-1944, b. Barrabool Hills (Geelong), Victoria to John BERRY and Jessie Campbell CAMERON, d. Melbourne, Victoria.

  • John SLOSS head teacher at Digby State School, S-W Victoria 1893-1894 whre some of his children attended the school. His eldest son Albert Ernest SLOSS played football at Digby in 1894.
  • John SLOSS transferred as head teacher to Woodford State School, near Warrnambool, Victoria in 1895.
  • John SLOSS died in Perth, Western Australia in 1916, when visiting his son Const. Albert Ernest SLOSS, and was buried in the Karratarra cemetery, Perth, WA.
  • Margaret Cameron SLOSS (BERRY) died in Melbourne, Victoria in 1944, buried in the Fawkner cemetery.
John SLOSS and Margaret Cameron BERRY had the following family...
  1. Albert Ernest SLOSS 1874-1933, b. Amherst, Victoria; Police-Constable (Western Australia) 1901-1933; d. Perth, Western Australia; m. 1903 in Perth, WA to Blanche Gertrude HART 1877-1968, b. Toodyay, WA to George Franklin HART and Annie GAILY; d. Fremantle, WA.
  2. John Mountsteven SLOSS 1876-1876, b. and d. Amherst, Victoria;
  3. Robert Wilson SLOSS 1878-1959, b. 1878, Red Lion, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1904 to Mary Isabella MATHIESON 1869-1957, b. Hamilton, Victoria to Peter MATHIESON and Mary McMASTER; d. Melbourne, Victoria.
  4. Lindsay SLOSS 1879-1916, b. Rock___, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria.
  5. Daisy Owen Lewis SLOSS 1882-1929, b. Warrnambool, Victoria; d. Koroit, Victoria; m. 1905 to William Wallace MATTERS 1881-1953, b. Koroit, Victoria to George Washington MATTERS and Elizabeth Clace FULLER, d. Ballarat, Victoria.
  6. Romeo Cameron SLOSS 1884-1938, b. Warrnambool, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1914 to Rita SMITH 1891-1976, b. Mirboo North, Victoria to John SMITH and Annie O'CONNOR; d. Melbourne, Victoria.
  7. Desdemona Miller "Mona" SLOSS 1887-1959, b. Warrambool, Victoria; d. 1959 Coburg, 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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