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Family History Notes - Fox


Charles Fox (//c1836-7/4/1903) Born Great Ellingham, Norfolk, England. Died Pt Lincoln SA. Perhaps Farm labourer, labourer; Adelaide later Manager; Mt Wedge (Talia) Station for Price Maurice.

BARQUE CAUCASIAN - c277 passengers from London and Southampton 25/4/1853


FOX, Charles (//c1834-//) Farm labourer from Norfolk, England.

FOX, Hannah (//c1838-//) Living at home from Co Cambridge, England. No further trace in SA records to date.

FIRST MARRIAGE – at least three and perhaps four children

Charles Fox m (1) mnr Ann/Euphemia nee ?

Perhaps the following details about a Hogg family apply:

BARQUE GRAND TRIANON – passengers from Birkenhead 10/6/1855

HAYES, Captain Alfred 408 passengers, including 1 boy and 2 girls unnamed born at sea.

HOGG, Jane (//c1833-22/7/1876) Died Geelong Vic. Dom servant from Co Midlothian, Scotland. Dissenter. Left for Vic c1865.

HOGG, William (//c1830-20/11/1875) Born Portabello, Co Midlothian, Scotland. Died Melbourne Vic, through drowning in the Yarra River. Mason from Co Midlothian, Scotland. CS. (Nephew John Hogg identified the bodies – was he the publican at Redbanks SA 1883-1886? Also eating house proprietor Talia 1870-1876? Probably not – about the same age as William Hogg and therefore more likely to be a brother) Settled; Adelaide. Left for Vic later in the same year after daughter Janet Hogg b 8/7/1855 Adelaide. She m 27/1/1876 North Carlton, George Scott.

HOGG, Mrs William nee Euphemia MITCHELL (//c1823-20/11/1875) Died Melbourne Vic, through drowning in the Yarra River.

HOGG, Martha (//c1852-//) Not yet traced.

HOGG, John Purdie/Purdy (//c1822-5/1/1886) Born prob Scotland. Died Redbanks SA.

1883-1886 Seven Stars Hotel Redbanks Hundred of Grace

To SA 1858 Melbourne. Perhaps brother to William Hogg To SA 1855 Grand Trianon.

Son Hugh John Walker Hogg b c1860 SA dnr.

HOGG, Mrs JP nee Jane ? (//c1830-14/12/1890) Died Gawler SA (of Redbanks).

1886-1888 Seven Stars Hotel Redbanks Hundred of Grace

Second Charles Fox marriage – no family

Charles Fox m (2) 5/4/1877 Holy Trinity Adelaide, Susannah nee MILLS (//c1855-18/7/1917) Died Cummins SA. Parents; David Mills & perhaps Emma nee HILL

Mrs Charles Fox nee Susannah Mills m (2) 10/1/1906 A Ware residence Pt Lincoln, James Smyth SHILLABEER (30/10/1862-//) Born Hundred of Alma SA. Parents; William Henry Shillabeer & Elizabeth nee SMYTH

Children of First Marriage

Charles Walter Fox (18/12/1862-19/6/1939) Born Mt Wedge (Talia) SA. Died Penong SA (of Kooringibbie near Fowler Bay). Parents – Charles Fox & Ann/Euphemia nee ?

m 23/1/1888 St Luke Adelaide, Ellen nee BAIRD (24/9/1860-17/2/1943) Born Koppio SA. Died Kimba SA (of Mundroo). Parents – Adam Baird & Susan nee GEDDES

Charles Adam Fox (3/3/1889-//) Born Adelaide SA.

Mary Fox (18/8/1890-//) Born Adelaide SA.

Walter Henry Fox (21/11/1891-//) Born Okeltabie Station east of Anxious Bay SA.

Jane Alice Fox (15/9/1893-//) Born Fowler Bay SA.

Euphemia Mary Fox (25/4/1896-//) Born Talia SA.

Ernest Campbell Fox (20/6/1901-//) Born Fowler Bay SA. m 11/1/1934 St Paul Lutheran Ceduna, Hazel Louise nee Paech (//c1907-//)

Edward Ted Rowland Fox (14/7/1864-23/11/1938) Born Mt Wedge (Talia) SA. Died Elliston SA. m (1) 17/1/1886 St Augustine Streaky Bay, Jessie Adeline nee FOSTER (//1868-//) Parents – Lawrence Foster & m (2) 6/1/1934 Groom residence Elliston, Mrs SMITH nee Emma MARSON (//c1862-//) Parents – John Lowson Marson &

Okeltabie Run established as a pastoral lease No 1745 in 1863 by Adam Baird and J Bishop.

BAIRD, Adam (19/4/1825 -14/11/1899) Born Crawford, Co Lanark, Scotland. Died North Adelaide SA (of Warna Grange West Coast). Shepherd from Co Lanark. CS. Shepherd; Koppio, perhaps Talia then Station manager later Sheepfarmer; Okeltabie & Warna Grange near Talia. Presbyterian, CE.

BAIRD, Mrs Adam nee Susan GEDDES (5/5/1822 -17/2/1896) Born Scotland. Died Hundred of Colton SA (of Okeltabie & Warna Grange Stations Hundred of Colton).

BAIRD, Isabella (12/11/1850 -4/1/1914) Born Co Lanark, Scotland. Died North Adelaide SA (of Talia). m 14/2/1873 Bride father residence Okeltabie, George DOLPHIN

BAIRD, Margaret (1/5/1852 -23/9/1901) Born Co Lanark, Scotland. Died Wallaroo SA. m 14/2/1873 Bride father residence Okeltabie, Thomas BRYANT