The History of the Staley Family in Australia

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201 His Estate inherited 50 Pounds from Allan Staley's will. George died Intestate, his papers stated; Late of General Hospital, Melbourne. His sister Ethel Jane Bastow was granted Letters of Administration on 15 Aug. 1906. STALEY, George Graham (I397)
 
202 His probate papers state that he was a farmer with 302 acres at Newstead, he was also secretary of the Castlemaine Co-operative Weighbridge in which he had some shares.
A quote from the Melbourne Argus of Saturday, 26«sup»th«/sup». August, 1916, Page 19 in "Country News" for Castlemaine, says: Mr. Robert Munro, of Muckleford, died suddenly at the polling booth on Thursday evening. 
MUNRO, Robert (I985)
 
203 Hugh enlisted in WW1 June 30, 1915, No.1293, he left Australia for Egypt in September 1915 and returned 4 years later, he'd been wounded twice and had times in hospital with illness. His papers say that he was an apprentice to J Bates & Co. IrIronfounders of Elizabeth St. Melbourne and that he'd been a member of the Scottish Regimental Band and left because he moved from the district, he was single and gave his mother as NOK, her address was Jumbuk via Yinnar (in the Latrobe Valley of Gippsland) Hugh's occupation was Farmer. MONTEITH, Hugh Stanley (I1586)
 
204 Hugh moved with other members of his family to Sydney in 1907. He enlisted at Victoria Barracks, NSW for service abroad with the Australian Imperial Force on 13th October 1915 and joined the 1st Field Artillery Brigade 12th Reinforcements, he was under age when he enlisted. MONTEITH, Hugh Orwin (I979)
 
205 Hugh was listed as an Engineer on his Marriage Certificate in 1885, yet in the 1899 Electoral Roll he is listed as a Foundryman, living in Bull St. Castlemaine. He was very musical and was head of the Castlemaine Band. MONTEITH, Hugh Thomas (I774)
 
206 Hugh was the 5th. of 7 children MONTEITH, Hugh (I1386)
 
207 I can't prove WATKINS, Mary Ann (I749)
 
208 I can't prove LOMAX, Frederick Sibley (I1745)
 
209 I have DC copy BLYTH, John (I1684)
 
210 Ian lived just 15 hours. OGILVIE, Ian Maxwell (I1918)
 
211 Ill. Index 31 Mar 1904 ? VERNIS, Clara O. (I640)
 
212 In 1851, Alexander is a 14 year old living with at Lint Riggs, Stirlingshire,with his parents and 4 siblings, his occupation being Iron Moulder. Alexander immigrated to Australia as a single man on an unassisted passage without any other memberers of his family when he was 20 years old. He boarded the "Mindoro" which left Liverpool on 22 April 1856 and arrived in Melbourne on 14 July 1856. He purchased the land prior to his marriage.and built the cottage where the family lived, he waas described as a labourer on his arrival in Australia and he soon moved to Castlemaine where he worked as a foundry employee with Vivian & Co. and later with Thompson's Foundry where his eldest two sons, Hugh and Thomas, worked w ith him. Messrsrs Vivian & Co. Foundry began operations in 1857 and was probably the earliest foundry in Castlemaine, it was partially destroyed by fire in 1877 when Thompson's Foundry purchased most of the machinery. Alexander acquired two adjoining blocks of land facing Verlin Street and Happy Valley Road in Castlemaine in an original subdivision of land in 1862, the two blocks are numbered 14 and 15 on the original subdivision plan, which still shows the name "A.Monteath" and an area of about 65,000 square feet with the measurements shown in acres, rods and perches. The original cottage was built by Alexander in 1862 and was still in use some 120 years later. He died at 56 years of age in 1893 of exhaustion caused by iron dust in his lungs from the foundry. MONTEATH (MONTEITH), Alexander (I326)
 
213 In 1915 Mary resided at 38 Commercial Rd. Footscray HAMILTON, Mary Goldie (I1034)
 
214 In Guernsey he was a Boatman in HM Customs STRANGER, Thomas (I1673)
 
215 In the 1841 census Thomas was listed as a Lead Miner at Wanlockhead, as was his father, in the 1851 census Thomas was a 26 years old medical student boarding with a family in Edinburgh, that year he headed to Pennsylvania to join his brothers, tried for gold in California, eventually leaving from San Francisco for Sydney as the Ship's Surgeon aboard the "Orient", he arrived in Melbourne, Victoria in early1853, where he once more went to the Goldfields before settling in Melbourne and marrying, he and Margaret had two trips back to Scotland where two of his daughters were born, he was still studying when Mary was born in 1858 and he was a Surgeon when Edith was born in 1868. Thomas was President of the Medical Society of Victoria in 1877, in 1883 he and his daughter Mary sailed on an extensive trip to America, the UK and Europe, he died in 1892 of Pneumonia which he'd had for 6 weeks. McMILLAN, Thomas Law (I407)
 
216 In the 1851 Census he was a 7 year old scholar living at St. Peter Port, Guernsey. He came to Victoria in September 1854 with his parents and siblings on board the "Charles" STRANGER, James Henry (I1076)
 
217 In the 1905 WI State Census he was with his mother and 3 siblings at Lincoln, Monroe Co., a 1917 draft registration card had him in Chicago, Cook, IL as a Clerk with the Pneumatic Tool Co. and he claimed to be partially supporting his widowed mother, He was a US Army 2nd. Lt. in WW1 1918. 1930 he was in Mt. Vernon, Westchester, NY with wife Viola and his mother in law Sarah DeGruchy, then he was employed in circulation of magazines. Wright's City Directory 1939 for Madison, WI, has him as an Accountant with Scanlan-Morris Co. STALEY, Mortimer Laurie (I217)
 
218 In the 1940 Census, he was a Truck Driver for a Milk Co., residing at Attleborough, address in 1935 was Wrentham, MA.
In 1941 he was a salesman living at Attleborough, Bristol, MA and last residence given on SSDI. was Warwick, Kent, RI. Edward's ashes are in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. 
STALEY, Edward Wellington (I75)
 
219 In the early years Edwin lived at Millgrove in the Warburton Area working as a timber cutter for the mills and he later worked for the Forestry Commission, after moving to Caulfield he worked as a road contractor and a market gardener amongst other things. STALEY, Edwin (I245)
 
220 In the later years of the 19th.Century George had the Exchange Hotel in Maldon, Victoria. (1888-96 from Wise's PO Directory) ST LEGER, George (I881)
 
221 In the Presbyterian Church,Janet's brother Hugh and her soon to be Brother in Law, Henry Darling McBean, Mary Monteath and Jeanie Monteath were the witnesses. Family F147
 
222 Index enrtry for her birth, gives her name as Eveline, common usage was Evelyn.
Addresses given for her in Sidney's Army Records (spelt Sydney), 16 Eggleton St. Moonee Ponds & 16 Ballarat St. W. Brunswick. 
STALEY, Evelyn Kirkwood (I633)
 
223 Is 2nd Name Maggie STALEY, Lucinda Winsome (I1023)
 
224 Isabella died of congestion of the lungs. STALEY, Isabella Kezia (I1940)
 
225 It is believed that Elizabeth died in Scotland prior to the family coming to Australia, she was not on the passenger list. BLYTH, Elizabeth (I246)
 
226 It is believed that Mary died before the birth of the last Blyth child who was also named Mary. BLYTH, Mary (I1685)
 
227 It is difficult to know the correct order of her christian names from the numerous index entries available, she was probably known as Alice. . NORRIS, Mary Alice (I1388)
 
228 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Family F1
 
229 Jack enlisted for WW2 in Nov. 1939, he was Single and living with his parents at 26 Eldridge St. Footscray, he was wounded in action in Aug.1941 and was also a POW for almost 3 years. WOODYARD, Jack (I1994)
 
230 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1186)
 
231 James and Evelyn were twins who lived for just a short time, their father was not disclosed. STALEY, James (I154)
 
232 James and Evelyn were twins who lived for just a short time, their father was not disclosed. Her Death Certificate says aged 6 days. STALEY, Evelyn Kirkwood (I153)
 
233 James and his family moved to Cootamundra in NSW around 1893/4 and James was the manager of the Union Bank of Australia at Geelong in Victoria from at least 1916 to 1923, this is from son McMillan's Service Records. TURNBULL, James (I700)
 
234 James did not come to Australia and was probably deceased prior to the family leaving Scotland, the last record of him was with the family in the 1841census which has him as an Iron Miner.
His age was recorded as 0 on his mother's death certificate. 
STALEY, James (I184)
 
235 James enlisted in WW1, 3988, he was a Corporal in the 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, in 1918 he was awarded the Military Medal for "Bravery in the Field" WOODYARD, James Henry (I1676)
 
236 James is recorded in 1861 Census, Winnington, Gunwalloe, Cornwall OPPY, James Watson (I1416)
 
237 James married again in 1883 to Adeline Rashleigh, they had 4 children. MATHESON, James Mackay (I324)
 
238 James Milton Sandy, 86, of Wilmington, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Andrews Mortuary, Market Street. Inurnment will be at Oleander Memorial Gardens.
Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Jan. 9, 2013 
SANDY, James Milton (Jim) (I2240)
 
239 James was a Cable Jointer on his Marriage Certificate, the Probate Index listed him as a Railway Employee, he served WW1 No. 34342. He also enlisted in WW2 in the 13th, Railway Contruction Company No.27238. His second name was often given as Louden. DUNWOODIE, James Loudon (I2072)
 
240 James was Mary's Twin TURNBULL, James (I1904)
 
241 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1196)
 
242 Janine had 4 children; no details STALEY, Janine (I561)
 
243 Jean was born on June 22, 1927, in Madison, SD, the daughter of the late Daniel and Hilda Staley. She left South Dakota to work for National Airlines in Alexandria, VA, and met her husband, Jim. His work took them around the world where she raisised a family in exotic locations such as Cyprus, Pakistan, and the Philippines. Jean and her family moved back to Virginia in 1965 where she worked for the CIA. In 1976, she started Omni Realty in Wilmington, NC. She was a REALTOR for twenty two years. Jean loved to read and was interested in sports, politics and world news. Above all, Jean loved being with family and friends and would always do for others before herself. It pleased her to make others happy. STALEY, Jean Clara (I462)
 
244 Jean was born on June 22, 1927, in Madison, SD, the daughter of the late Daniel and Hilda Staley. She left South Dakota to work for National Airlines in Alexandria, VA, and met her husband, Jim. His work took them around the world where she raisised a family in exotic locations such as Cyprus, Pakistan, and the Philippines. Jean and her family moved back to Virginia in 1965 where she worked for the CIA. In 1976, she started Omni Realty in Wilmington, NC. She was a REALTOR for twenty two years. Jean loved to read and was interested in sports, politics and world news. Above all, Jean loved being with family and friends and would always do for others before herself. It pleased her to make others happy. SANDY, Jacqueline C. (I2249)
 
245 Jennie married late in life and after not too many years she was a widow, according to her brother William's obituary, Jennie was instrumental in the raising of William's son Daniel. Jennie was a life long member of the English Baptist Church and for many years was a Sunday school teacher. STALEY, Janet (Jennie) (I974)
 
246 Jessie lived in Tasmania and was Baptised in Hobart Town, her family came to Victoria in July 1838, after Allan's death it's believed she was the Licensee of the Court House Hotel, in 1888 she married again to William Elder, she was described as an Independent Gentlewoman on her death certificate, although William had predeceased her in 1896 at Brunswick, he was listed as residing at 8 Blyth St. Brunswick in the 1892 Sands & McDougall Directory. DODS, Janet (Jessie) Brown (I186)
 
247 JoAnne C. Swinland, 78, of Devils Lake, ND, formerly of Lakota, ND, died on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at Heartland Care Center in the loving care of her family and Mercy Hospice.

Funeral Services for JoAnne will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Devils Lake. Rev. Jamie Desai will officiate and burial will be in the Devils Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the family present from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Visitation on Saturday will be at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.

Serving as Casket Bearers for JoAnne will be Larry Hatten, Bob Hatten, Duane Carter, Gordon Fugle, Earl Isakson and Kevin Riggin. Music will be provided by Patty Cote.

JoAnne was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 19, 1931 to William "Bill" and Freda (Westensee) Hatten, who were operating a small store at the time. Four years later, they returned to North Dakota, where her parents farmed until 1950. Her mother being a teacher, she attended grade school in Doyon, Southam, the Cleveland school and Brocket, and finished high school in Devils Lake.

She married Tom Swinland on Aug. 28, 1949. They moved to Fargo where he was attending the School of Pharmacy. She was employed in the Dairy Dept. as a Secretary. In Casselton, she worked as a secretary/receptionist for Wold Bros. Attorneys and in Leeds, she was receptionist for Dr. White. Their first son, Joel was born in the Cando Hospital. While in Grand Forks, she became primarily a stay at home mom, and brought two more boys (Donald & Robert) into the world. In Devils Lake she spent many years at the desk in Riggin Motors.

JoAnne was very active in O.E.S. (Eastern Star), which she joined in Leeds serving as Worthy Matron of Acacice Chapter in Grand Forks later as Worthy Matron of Lorraine Chapter in Devils Lake. She had filled several offices in the Grand Chapter of North Dakota. She also served as mother advisor to the rainbow girls for several years, as State Mom, and many years on the advisory boards of the local and state organizations.

She was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Order of the Eastern Star, and a life member of the VFW Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband Tom, sons Joel and Robert, daughter-in law Connie (Joel) all of Devils Lake; Grandchildren: Alicia of Fargo, Brandy and Carrie of Devils Lake, Darcie of Sheyenne, Jasmine and Katherine of Connecticut. Great Grandchildren: Boden & Aviana of Fargo, Caleb of Devils Lake, Dominick & Tyler of Sheyenne.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill & Freda, son, Donald, brother, William "Billy" Hatten. 
HATTEN, JoAnne Cora (I2303)
 
248 John arrived in Victoria on the White Star in October 1858 with his parents and younger sister Margaret. After the death of Agnes, he remarried in 1887 to Fanny Caroline Hilliar, they had another family in Newlands Road, Coburg, where John had a dairy farm. McKAY, John (I1077)
 
249 John died of chronic pneumonia which he'd had for 6 months. STALEY, John (I386)
 
250 John entered Melbourne Grammar School at Grimwade House in 1921 and the Senior School in 1926 where he obtained his Leaving in 1929 and undertook years study of medicine at Melbourne University and was a member of the University's winnng team in 1932-33. He later beacme a director of Clauscens (Aust) Ltd., a graz ier at "Kensington Park" Langwarrin, Victoria He saw military servive during World war 2 in the North Au stralia Observer Unit (N.A.O.U.) in the Northern Territor y between 1941-44. He was killed in a motor vehicle accident while on his wa y to visit his family at Hay, NSW at the age of 76 years GOOLEY, John Monteath (I1418)
 

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