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Littlejohn

James Littlejohn 1811 - 1894, went to Tasmania as a convict, tried in Perth Scotland for stealing and convicted 14 Dec 1829, sentenced to 14 years transportation, arrived in Hobart 26 July 1830 on the third voyage of the Sir Charles Forbes which left Plymouth 5 Apr 1830 with 160 male convicts (two died during the voyage), and in 1844 he received his full pardon. He married Margaret Kearns born 1837, the daughter of John Kearns, who was also a convict for a time, in Tasmania. James Littlejohn became a boat builder on the Huon River, at Franklin, Tasmania.
On 13 Sep 1881 his daughter Elizabeth Littlejohn 1861 - 1941, wed Frank Austin and had 9 children. She died at her son John's home in Dover on 29 Dec 1941.

Elizabeth belongs to the 7th generation bearing her surname.
1st generation Thomas Littlejohn 1654 of County Angus, Scotland, wed Jean Gowans born 1658, 4 children.
2nd generation John Littlejohn born 16 Apr 1692, wed 5 Apr 1717 to Elspet Reid born 1694, 3 children.
3rd generation James Littlejohn Christening: 14 Feb 1720, Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, wed Jannet Fullerton 1717, 4 children
4th generation James Littlejohn 20 Apr 1744 wed 6 Nov 1762 to Elizabeth Talbert 1742, 7 children
5th generation James Littlejohn Christening: 25 Nov 1770 at Saint Vigeans, Angus, Scotland, wed 9 Mar 1799 to Elizabeth Petrie 1776, 6 children
6th generation James Littlejohn Christening: 24 Jan 1811 at Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, Died 12 Feb 1894, went to Tasmania, wed 22 Nov 1862 to Margaret Kearns, 9 children
7th generation Elizabeth Littlejohn 16 Sep 1861 wed 13 Sep 1881 to Francis Austin, who also can count his ancestory back 6 generations, in the Young-Austin line.

James Littlejohn 24 Jan 1811 - 12 Feb 1894 went to Tasmania, wed 22 Nov 1862 to Margaret Kearns, 24 Jan 1811 - 12 Feb 1894 born in Ireland, suffered during the Potato Famine, and was taken to Tasmania to join her convict father
9 children 1. Elizabeth Mary Littlejohn 10 Sep 1861 wed 13 Sep 1881 to Francis Austin
2. James Littlejohn 5 Aug 1863 - 29 Oct 1877 aged 14 years drowned, with his uncle Christopher Kearns, in a boating accident
3. Jane Littlejohn 17 Sep 1865 wed 17 Sep 1884 to William Leitch
4. Catherine Littlejohn 10 Feb 1868 wed 8 Feb 1890 to William Grant
5. male child 1 Mar 1870 George?
6. male child 20 Jul 1872
7. Annie Littlejohn 28 Dec 1874 lived 21 months
8. Annie Littlejohn 8 May 1877 lived 12 months
9. James Littlejohn 2 Apr 1881

Lockett

James Lockett 22 came Jul 1854 on the James Carson

See Waanyarra for photographs of the Lockett ancestors.

James Lockett 1829 - 23 Aug 1913, born in St Ives, Cornwall, UK, arrived in Australia in August 1852 and wed 1868 to Margaret Ann Bryant when he was 39 years old. His siblings in Cornwall are listed as Annie, Margaret, Dick, William, George, Richard, and John.

James Lockett 1829 - 23 Aug 1913 aged 84, born at St. Ives, Cornwall, arrived in Australia in 1852, died at Tarnagulla, Australia, wed 23 December 1868 to Margaret Ann Bryant 2 Dec 1849 - 18 Nov 1890, born in Cornwall, died aged 40.
11 children 1. Mary Elizabeth Lockett 21 Jan 1870 born at Sandhurst, wed 1896 to Robert John Burstall
2. James Edwin Lockett 22 July 1871 born at Tarnagulla
3. Edith Jane Lockett 29 June 1873 - 2 Sept 1949 wed George Nicholas Scholes 1871 - 18 Aug 1952
4. George Lockett 14 Feb 1875
5. Thomas Lockett 20 Feb 1877 killed in WWI
6. William John Lockett 7 Aug 1878
7. Bertha Evelyn Lockett 4 July 1880
8. Charles Herbert Lockett 4 Dec 1882
9. Richard Henry Lockett 13 Mar 1885
10. Alfred Lockett 10 May 1887
11. Beatrice Louise Lockett 4 July 1889 - 12 July 1892 lived 3 yrs

Details from received with many thanks, from the marriage certificate of James and Margaret Ann, giving her parents and her birthplace

Australia's Oldest Man

Visit Victorians at War to read an interview with Jack Lockett recorded by Ina Bertrand 13 December 2000

Henry John (Jack) Lockett son of Mary Elizabeth Lockett, aged 111 on 22 Jan 2002, was born at Tarnagulla 22 Jan 1891 and died 25 May 2002. He selected land at Linga near Underbool in 1912.
He enlisted with the 38th Battalion in WW1.
He wed 1923 to 'Doll' Ingwersen who died 1981. They have a daughter and 3 sons.
Jack retired in 1953 and moved to Bendigo.
Two sons run the farm at Linga. His daughter and other son live in Bendigo.
Jack now has 15 grand children and 23 great grand children.
He received the Legion Of Honor from the French Govt in July 1998.
Picture and article in Sunraysia Daily
Page 2, 19 Jan 1996. Again on Page 1, 22 Jan 1999.

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Joseph Lockett wed 1861 #4156 to Ann Horgan (Hogan) and lived at Inglewood
2 children 1. Edna Josephine Lockett 1875 #16650 - 1961 aged 85
2. James Eugene Andrew Lockett 1879 #17124
Edna Josephine Lockett 1875 #16650 - 1961 aged 85, daughter of Ann Hogan and Joseph Lockett, wed 1911 to Nathaniel Younghusband 6 Sept 1871, 9th child of Bridget O'Brien 1833 - 7 Dec 1906 and Thomas Younghusband 1830 - 5 Nov 1920.
2 children 1. Patrick Andrewina Younghusband 1913
2. Molly Younghusband

Lovekin

Lawrence Frederick Lovekin (known as Frederick) living at Ballarat, wed 1880 to Eliza Unwin 1862 #18341 - 1937 #12419 aged 74, lived at Camperdown
13 Children 1. Harriet Fanny Lovekin 1880 #19813 lived 11 months
2. Harriett Emiley Lovekin 1882 #20286
3. Henry Jabez Lovekin 1884 #21734
4. Emma Eliza Lovekin 1887 #4532
5. Leura Gertrude Lovekin 1889 #1304
6. Fred Walt Lovekin 1891 #10135
7. Ethel Frost Lovekin 1893 #1748
8. Geo Kennedy Lovekin 1894 #18640
9. Chas Lawrence Lovekin 1894 #18641 lived 4 months
10. John Allan Lovekin 1896 #17945 lived 1 month
11. Eric Martin Lovekin 1897 #17348
12. Millicent Maggie Lovekin 1902 #1350
13. Elma Lucy Lovekin c1904 - 1985 #31188 wed Ferrier died Belmont (Geelong).
2. Harriett Emiley Lovekin 1882 #20286 did not name the father of her first 4 children, then named John Thos Bryant and lived at Camperdown. James and William have the same registration number.
5 children 1. Herbt Lovekin 1904 #21788 lived 1 day
2. Lorna Robertson Lovekin 1905 #16349
3. James Alexr Lovekin 1906 #9249R born at Carlton
4. William Gordon Hogg Lovekin 1906 #9249R born at Carlton
5. Laura Adeline Bryant 1907 #16843
3. Henry Jabez Lovekin 1884 #21734 wed 1910 #3414 to Margt Fraser Fuller
1st child 1. Eliza Rubina Ethel Lovekin 1913 #19588
4. Emma Eliza Lovekin 1887 #4532 wed 1909 #5143 to Alfred Robert Fairish 1879 #25816 born at Scarsdale and lived at Camperdown
2 children 1. Edna Isabel Eliza Fairish 1910 #1296
2. Robt Jno Jas Fairish 1913 #28967
5. Leura Gertrude Lovekin 1889 #1304 wed 1907 #2636 to Hugh Duggan and lived at Camperdown
3 children 1. Frederick John Duggan 1908 #25163
2. Millicent Margaret E Duggan 1910 #17388
3. Ethel Eliza Duggan 1913 #10219

Low

Thomas Low 1824 - 1890 #10392 aged 66 son of Jean Teinder and David Low, wed 1853 #155 to Mary Way and lived at Bacchus Marsh
9 children 1. Thomas Low 1855 #10347
2. Catherine Low 1858 #16543
3. David Low 1854 #1119
4. Jane Low 1857 #1540
5. Mary Low 1861 #1713
6. Margaret Low 1862 #189
7. James Low 1863 #18414
8. Barbara Low 1867 #5946
9. Janet Low 1869 #195
10. Charlotte Low 1870 #13063
2. Catherine Low 1858 #16543 wed 1884 #6273 to George Akers 1857 #15533 - 1914 #10765 aged 57, born at Geelong, 6 children
3. David Low 1854 #1119 wed 1883 #5646 to Catherine Veronica Kaine (Keane) 1860 - 1942 #7893 aged 82, lived at Ballarat
7 children 1. Mary Ann Low 1884 #14496
2. Catherine Veronica Low 1885 #15062 lived 7 months
3. David Low 1888 #13264 - 1942 #1971 aged 54
4. Florence Low 1889 #28209
5. Ellen Low 1893 #19110
6. Maude Veronica Low 1894 #17577
7. Joseph Low 1896 #8665
4. Jane Low 1857 #1540 - 1935 #4600 aged 78, wed 1880 #683 to Harry Bellingham 1856 - 1930 #5958 aged 74, from Sussex, and lived at Avenel, 10 children
6. Margaret Low 1862 #189 wed 1887 #3270 to Charles Edwards 1862 #6031 son of Caroline Burden and Thomas Edwards, born at Parwan Creek, and lived at Bacchus Marsh, 8 children
8. Barbara Low 1867 #5946 wed 1888 #8199 to George Jones 1861 #23075 son of Emma Mitchell and John Jones born at Bendigo, and lived at Nagambie, 5 children
9. Janet Low 1869 #195 wed 1890 #3970 to David Henry Jones 1860 #5015 son of Emma Mitchell and John Jones born at Iron and lived at Nagambie, 5 children

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