Harry’s Family

Harry Smith’s family lineage

Note: Where there is herein, a given day date, month and year, birth and death extracts have been obtained, so these listings have been confirmed.

George Hayes. b. 1828 Chelsea, London. d. ? Harry’s Father 
Eleanor Toole. b. 1836 Ballygoblin, Wicklow, Ireland d.5-March-1872 Harry’s Mother
Buried: Wonnangatta
Married. 27-April-1855, Upper Plenty, Victoria.

 

Eleanor’s (Ellen) children

1 George Bernhard Hayes. b.  20th March, 1856. d.        ? Father  G Hayes
Mount Blackwood, Vic. Buried:       ?
2. James Bernard Hayes. b.  31st August, 1857.  d.  17th April, 1868.  Sale Father   G Hayes
Mount Blackwood, Vic Buried:   Sale Cemetery.
3. Henry Hayes.
(became Harry Smith)
b.   1st May, 1859. d.  19th Sept 1945  Sale. Father   G Hayes
Mount Blackwood, Vic Buried:   Sale Cemetery.
4. Mary. b.   c.1861,2 d.? Father   G Hayes
Buried:       ?
Other than being listed as a “previous issue” on her brother Thomas’s birth certificate a birth registration for Mary has not been found.   It is rumoured that Mary was snatched away by her father never to be seen again

About this time Eleanor (Ellen) leaves George Hayes for American Oliver Smith.

5. Oliver  Smith  jnr b.    circa       1863. d.   26th Dec, 1913.  Dargo. Father  O Smith
Buried:  Dargo Cemetery.
 
6. William Hayes / Smith b.    circa.       1865. d. 18th January, 1885 Father  O Smith
Buried: Charters Towers, QLD
7. Thomas Smith. b.   8th June    1867. d.  15th Oct,  1929.  Dargo. Father   O Smith
Wonnangatta Station Buried:  Sale Cemetery.
8. John Hayes.
(became John Smith)
b.   26th Oct   1869 d.  11th Jan ,  1928.  Dargo. Father   O Smith
Wonnangatta Station Buried:  Dargo Cemetery
 9. Mary Hayes. b.  27th Feb    1872. d.  11th Mar,  1872. Father   O Smith
Wonnangatta Station Buried:   Wonnangatta Station.
10. Malinda Hayes b.  27th Feb     1872. d.   12th Mar,   1872. Father   O Smith
Wonnangatta Station Buried:   Wonnangatta Station.

 

Oliver H Smith.     b.  1824.  Kentucky  USA.   (parents:  William and Malinda Smith, nee, Hawes.)    Believed to have come to Australia  circa,  1858, with two surviving sons (Tom and Jack) from a marriage in America.

On the 25th May 1872 Oliver Marries Ann Morgan, Ellen’s mid-wife. They buy Dennis Connolly’s boarding house in Cowa (Upper Dargo) where they bring up the kids.

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