John WHITE 1819-..?..
Catherine WHERRY 1834-1878

London ; Ireland ; Portland, Dartmoor & Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia
Inn Keeper of the "Plough Inn" Mumbannar & the "Digby Hotel," S-W Victoria, Australia

John WHITE b. 1819 London, England was married in 1851 at Portland, S-W Victoria to Catherine WHERRY, b. c.1832 Co Fermanagh, Ireland, daughter of James WHERRY & Mary ___. Cathereine WHERRY had arrived at Melbourme, Port Phillip on the "Diadem" in 1849 as an Irish famine orphan from Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh (Fer), Ireland.

John WHITE was the Inn Keeper at the "Plough Inn", Limestone Ridge, Mumbannar, near Dartmoor, S-W Victoria from 1853 to 1857.

John WHITE was the Inn Keeper at the "Digby Hotel" Buckingham-street, Digby, S-W Victoria from 1858 to 1862.

From 1862-'66 John WHITE and family were living at Port MacDonnell, S-E South Austrlia.

By 1870 they were at Moama, NSW, near Echuca, Victoria, and in 1873 their last child was born and died at Echuca, Victoria.

By 1878 John WHITE was a farmer at Kanyapella (near Echuca), Victoria, Australia where his wife Catherine died that year, and she was buried at Echuca.

John WHITE died .....???.......

John WHITE & Catherine WHERRY had the following children...

  1. Mary Jane WHITE b. 1852 Portland, S-W Vic., d. 1940, Melbourne, Vic., m. Frederick TOOMER c.1844-1893, d. Koondrook, Victoria. Frederick TOOMER was a Paddle Steamer Captain on the Murray River system. 6 children.

  2. Alice WHITE b. 1854 Portland, S-W Vic., d. ...?..., m. Thomas WRIGHT c. 1850-...?...

  3. John WHITE b. 1856, .... S-W Vic., d. ...?...

  4. Andrew WHITE b. 1857, Digby, S-W Vic., d. ...?...

  5. Rosanna WHITE b. 1860 Digby, S-W Vic., d. 1951, Melbourne, Victoria.

  6. Sarah Ann WHITE b. 1862, Mount Gambier, SA, d. ...?...

  7. Catherine WHITE b. 1864, Port MacDonnell, SA, d. ...?...

  8. Phyllis WHITE b. 1866, Port MacDonnell, SA, d. 1927, Melbourne, Vic., m.1 John Stephen MOORE 1863-1898, m.2 David Henry Ambose McGRATH 1876-1942.

  9. Elizabeth WHITE b. 1870, Moama, NSW, b. 1959, Melbourne, Vic., m. 1888 to John O'BRIEN c. 1854-1938, b. Ireland. d. melbourne, Vic. 3 children.

  10. Susan WHITE b. 1873, d. 1873 Echuca, Victoria.

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