Hi, Looking for information of g-g-grandparents, JOHN FITZGERALD born Co Kerry, Ireland – came to Australia possibly around c1830 – reportedly gold prospecting for a time. His father was apparently a shipping agent in Ireland
John married in 1869 Victoria, Australia to an ELLEN KELLY born Co Clare, Ireland. Ellen was said to have come to Ballarat, Australia around 1852. Her parents were said to be farmers.
They had around 8 children: John Frances b: 1870,Thomas Jeramiah b: 1872, James Edward b 1875, Ellen b: 1875, Gerald b:1877, Eliza [Elizabeth] b: 1879, Catherine or Kathleen b: 1992 and Francis [Frank] b: 1885.
If you can find any connection to this family, please contact me.