FAMILIES


  • Haskell Family Crest
  • Genealogy research in numerous records by HASKELL family members has resulted in this comprehensive Family History database for Haskells of English Origin. Some Europeans and Jews standardized their names following emigration. Some African Americans assumed the name due to plantation links. These Haskells are added as time permits. [...]

  • Eather Family Crest
  • Thomas Heather later EATHER arrived on "Neptune" in the Second Fleet to Sydney Cove in 1790. Elizabeth Lee arrived August 1791 on "Mary Ann" and married Thomas Heather. Their many descendants pioneered land around Windsor west of Sydney, Bulga near Singleton, around the Richmond and Namoi Rivers then north to Wide Bay in Queensland. [...]

  • Cairns Family Crest
  • The originators of our CAIRNS/KEARNS family in Australia were Irish convicts. Settling in the Hunter Valley, they travelled west to Forbes and Wee Waa in NSW then north to Surat, Nanango, Normanton, Mackay and Brisbane in Queensland. Early tragedies and hardships were experienced. Recent generations proudly include two Gallipoli veterans. [...]

  • World Family Crest
  • Our WORLD family originated in Dorset, England. Robert World and Annie Smith lived in Naunton, Gloucestershire. Barbara World, their daughter, emigrated to Victoria, Australia in 1857 and married Alfred Haskell in 1862. The families of Cornelius WORLD and William Beal Haskell shared Dock Mill House in 1862 at Portsea, Hampshire, England. [...]

  • Clarke Family Crest
  • John Palmer CLARKE, wife Jemima and their children emigrated from Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire, Engand to Upper Caboolture, Qld., Australia in 1873 on "Ramsey". Descendants include Lloyd Clarke, pioneer of the Gulf of Carpentaria fishing industry; Dame Carol Kidu, former minister, Papua-New Guinea Parliament and Sgt. James Gow, D.C.M. [...]

  • Willis Family Crest
  • Our WILLIS family originated in Wargrave, Berkshire, England moving onto Chalgrove and Henley on Thames in Oxfordshire, England. Several descendants emigrated to Queensland and New South Wales. William Willis arrived 1873 at Brisbane with wife Maria and youngest children, Thomas and Kate. Henry, another son, arrived 1874 with his wife and family.[...]