Looking for John Parsons - 10927. I have been unable to find his birth or entry to Australia please.

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Sons birth certificate in 1877 indicates born Dorsetshire England and aged 45. Further information on this certificate leads me to believe that he was previously married and already had 2 children (Sarah 21 and George 18). He came to Australia at some time between approx 1832 and 1876, but I do not know how, when, or if his first wife and children came as well

Marriage certificate shows married in Sth Aust 1876 to Sarah McGee (nee McDonald).
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in Genealogy Help by Helen Townsend G2G Crew (830 points)

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Hello,

A Transcript of his marriage to Sarah McGee nee McDonald on the 30 Nov 1876, records John as born c1832, Bachelor, son of John Parsons -  married to Sarah McGee nee McDonald, born c1847, widow, daughter of Sandy McDonald

Source: South Australia Marriages 1842-1937, Ref 109/280, viewed on Findmypast.co.uk

Sarah's marriage to Patrick McGee on the 31 May 1859 at Robe, lists her father as Alexander McDonald, and her year of birth as 1840.

Source: South Australia Marriages 1842-1937, Ref 109/280, viewed on Findmypast.co.uk

Regards,

T
by T Walker G2G6 Mach 2 (24.1k points)
edited by T Walker

Thank you so much T, I do already have that information though, I am wanting his birth in England and arrival in Australia smiley

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Hi

There are 4 John Parsons b 1831 all arriving into sydney.

from Liverpool 4.9.1852

Tasmania to sydney 1871

Launceston to Sydney 1870

From Germany - adelaide to sydney 1877

I also have Parsons in my tree from Somerset
by Julienne Schofield G2G Crew (360 points)
Thank you Julienne, I will follow up on these.
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There is a John son of John and Harriet Sophia bap 26.6.1831 in Winscombe Somerset film 151621
by Julienne Schofield G2G Crew (360 points)

Thank you again Julienne.smiley

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