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Johnson,Downie search

Terry Johnson (View posts)
Posted: 2 Oct 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Johnson, Downie
Looking for info. on Robert Johnson, married to Janet Downie around 1850 when left for Tasmania, Australia.
Possible assistance from St.Andrews church immigration.
Downie family members seem to have come to.

Re: Johnson,Downie search

Posted: 27 Mar 2013 8:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
I just found your post.I hope you are still around.I believe Robert Johnson died about 1872 in Table Cape Tasmania.Janet/Jennett remarried and died
in country Victoria in 1891.Please get back to me ASAP.

regards Barbara Walsh Victoria Australia

Re: Johnson,Downie search

Posted: 12 Jul 2013 9:46AM GMT
Classification: Query
Robert Johnson (parents unknown) was a farmer from Garfar in Ayr.He married Janet Downie(parents Daniel Downie and Margaret Grant cf 1841 census)
at Kirkmichael,Ayr,Scotland in 1851.

Robert and Janet arrived in Victoria aboard the ship ''Success'' May 31st 1852.
Janet brother James Downie,was also on board with his wife Agnes McKie and
first born Margaret.

Another brother,Daniel Downie,came out with his wife Margaret to Victoria

Australia circa 1858/59.James and Daniel are buried in the Ballarat region of Victoria. B Walsh
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