The History of the Staley Family in Australia
David Gray STALEY

David Gray STALEY

Male 1832 - 1881  (48 years)    Has 8 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name David Gray STALEY 
    Relationshipwith Sidney Ernest MARTIN
    Born 3 Nov 1832  Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Feb 1881  Yandoit, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 4 Feb 1881  Vaughan, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Siblings
    1. Agnes STALEY
              b. 28 Feb 1820, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Mar 1882, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    2. Jonathan STALEY
              b. 28 Feb 1820, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1823
     
    3. Thomas STALEY
              b. 23 Jul 1821, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Mar 1878, Moonlight Flat, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    4. Jonathan STALEY
              b. 12 Jan 1823, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Feb 1890, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    5. Mary Ritchie STALEY
              b. 8 Oct 1824, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Mar 1856, Forest Creek, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    6. Robert STALEY
              b. 29 Jul 1826, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jul 1882, Inglewood, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    7. Allan STALEY
              b. 16 May 1828, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Feb 1884, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    8. James STALEY
              b. 1 Dec 1830, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     
    9. Margaret STALEY
              b. 27 Oct 1834, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Jun 1881, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    10. John STALEY
              b. 2 Jan 1838, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1840, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    11. John STALEY
              b. 2 Jul 1840, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Sep 1882, Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Person ID I185  Staley
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2019 

    Father Jonathan STALEY
              b. 9 Jul 1794, Parish Of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Feb 1847, Greenburn, Parish Of Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Mary GOLDIE
              b. 8 Dec 1800, Coltburn, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Dec 1854, Kensington (Leopold), Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1820  Coltburn, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes LEISHMAN
              b. Abt 1836, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1877, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 25 May 1855  Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Jonathan James STALEY
              b. 7 May 1856, Forest Creek, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Feb 1888, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. David STALEY
              b. 1858, Forest Creek, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1860, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Helen Blyth STALEY
              b. 1860, Loddon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 22 May 1928, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Mary STALEY
              b. 1862, Clydesdale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1863, Vaughan, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. David John STALEY
              b. 1865, Yandoit, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Nov 1912, Malvern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     6. Allan William STALEY
              b. 1867, Yandoit, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Jun 1913, St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     7. Andrew STALEY
              b. 16 Jul 1869, Yandoit, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Jun 1958, East Malvern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Daniel Gray STALEY
              b. 31 Jul 1871, Yandoit, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Jul 1939, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F87  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Nov 1832 - Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1855 - Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 1881 - Yandoit, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Feb 1881 - Vaughan, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Emigrated to Australia in March 1852 aboard the "Cambodia" when he was 19 years old, he lived in Central Victoria for most of his time in Australia, his descendants have quite a few success stories to tell. David had a store with a house, and 83 acres of land at Yandoit.

    Buried:
    • Vaughan Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S121] Copy of Parish Register, Muirkirk, From Sue Carroll.

    2. [S39] Victorian Pioneer Index BMD 1836-1888 on CD, 3250 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S184] Probate Papers, Online.

    4. [S172] Photo of Grave Inscription.

    5. [S117] Newspaper Clipping.
      We regret having to notice that Mr, D. G. Staley an old and respected resident of Yandoit, died on Wednesday. His remains will be followed from Yandoit to the Vaughan Cemetery today.
      Mount Alexander Mail, Feb. 4 1881, page 2.

    6. [S39] Victorian Pioneer Index BMD 1836-1888 on CD, 1552 (Reliability: 3).