John and Maria Anderson (my great grandparents) married in Dublin 1863 and spent 19 years in India with the East India Company. In 1883 they sailed to Tasmania to join many other Andersons. Their story is full of tragedy, drama and I suspect quite a few skeletons. Always finding out more!
Theresa Maria Gray married John Hughes in 1864 but to date neither her birth nor death certs have come to light. Her parents were Thomas and Mary (Maria) Gray who arrived in Horton (Stanley, Tasmania) in 1833.
My g g grandfather Thoms McGrath (Magrath) arrived in Melbourne in June 1840 with Kitty and Mary. Their story is quite a sage and worthy of a television mini series. Tom and Mary set up as husband and wife in Geelong then Portarlington but Tom fell off his horse, very drunk, spent the night by the Portarlington Road and died few days later. A Supreme Court of Vic case ensued which kept the people of Vic rivetted to their seats.
Anton Schultz, my g g grandfather, arrived in Melbourne in 1849 on the Duckenhuden. Also on board was Doras Blede (the surname varies) who was to become his wife. They settled in Richmond, Victoria, and raised a large family.
My great-great-grandparents, James and Mary Thorne, sailed on the Flying Cloud from England to Brisbane in 1862. A few months later they sailed on to Geelong where James caught gold fever and they tried valiantly near Daylesford and Blackwood to make their fortune, but eventually ditched all that and followed a trail to the wild west coast of Tasmania where tin had been discovered at Waratah. Their family became known as The Five Hundred because there were so many of them - but there are even mo
Janine Schultz's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Janine or other Janine's relatives.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Janine: