Annie Gertrude Miller

F, #6676, b. 1864, d. 1952
Married NameGuss. 
Married NameSpivey.1 
Birth*1864 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #B10957 [par Stephen MILLER & Charlotte EMMINS].1 
Marriage*Dec 1886 Spouse: William Thomas Spivey. Fitzroy, VIC, Australia, #M7104.1
 
Divorce*1894 Divorce File 97/1894.2 
Marriage*1895 Spouse: Michael Guss. VIC, Australia, #M3113.3
 
Widow1943Annie Gertrude Miller became a widow upon the death of her husband Michael Guss.4 
Death*1952 Cheltenham, VIC, Australia, #D4754 (Age 85) [par Stephen MILLER & Charlotte (Unknown)] - as Annie Gertrude GUSS.5 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 19 Nov 1894, SPIVEY V. SPIYEY. In this case Mrs. Annie Gertrude Spivey petitioned for divorce from her husband, William Spivey, on the grounds of desertion and of his having been a prisoner in gaol.
    Mr. Sievewright, who appeared for the petitioner, said that the parties were married in December, 1886, and lived together after the marriage for about five weeks at Essendon. Respondent committed a crime, and was sent to prison for three years. Since January, 1890, respondent had continuously deserted his wife.
    The petitioner, a lady of color, said she was married by the Rev. Mr. Kinsman at North Fitzroy. She was a domestic servant, and her husband was a stonemason. He was a violent husband, and on one occasion he tried to put her down a well.
    After some corroborative evidence had been given, his Honor granted the order nisi.6,7
  • 20 Nov 1894, SPIVEY V. SPIVEY. In this case, Annie Gertrude Spivey petitioned for a divorce from her husband, Wm. Thomas Spivey, on the grounds of desertion. The marriage took place at Fitzroy in December, 1886, the petitioner then being a domestic servant and her husband a stonebreaker. There were no children. After the marriage they lived together for five weeks at Essendon. The respondent was then sentenced to three years' imprisonment for assault and robbery. He was released in July, 1889, and in September of that year he ceased cohabitation with her. Since then he has refused to support her. A decree nisi was granted. Mr. Sievwright appeared for the petitioner.8

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S34] PROV (Public Records Office Victoria).
  3. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "Place of birth PORTUGAL."
  5. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "Place of birth SOUTH YARRA."
  6. [S14] Newspaper - Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954), Sat 24 Nov 1894, p36.
  7. [S14] Newspaper - The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954), Mon 19 Nov 1894, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article241107797
  8. [S14] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Tue 20 Nov 1894, p7.
Last Edited24 Jan 2018

Caroline Leeman Spivey

F, #6684, b. Dec 1852, d. 17 Jun 1927
Father*Samuel Spivey b. 1821, d. 23 Aug 1910
Mother*Elizabeth Leeman b. 24 Nov 1825, d. 22 Dec 1908
Married NameNillson.1 
Married NameGray.1 
Birth*Dec 1852 Beverley, Yorkshire, England, Dec Q [Beverley] 9d 91 - as Caroline Leeman SPIVEY.2 
(Migrant) Migration/TravelSep 1856 Sailing with Samuel Spivey Elizabeth Spivey to Port Phillip, VIC, Australia. Ship Omega
Age 2.3 
Marriage*26 Jun 1871 Spouse: Charles John Gray. Pitfield, VIC, Australia.1
 
Widow1879Caroline Leeman Spivey became a widow upon the death of her husband Charles John Gray.1 
Marriage*1882 Spouse: Johan Oskar Algodt Nillson. VIC, Australia, #M4068.1,4
 
Death*17 Jun 1927 Essendon, VIC, Australia, #D5353.1 

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Wilkinson Gray Family Tree : Owner: SharonSummers81.
  2. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  3. [S36] Inward & outward passenger lists to and from Victoria. Series: VPRS 14; 7666; 7667; 7786); PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), 12 206 - indexed as SPYNCE.
  4. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "as NILLSSON."
Last Edited20 Dec 2017

Ellen Leeman

F, #6687, b. Mar 1849
Mother*Elizabeth Leeman b. 24 Nov 1825, d. 22 Dec 1908
Birth*Mar 1849 Beverley, Yorkshire, England, Mar Q [Beverley] 23 8 - as Helen LEAMAN.1,2,3,4

      
Christening25 Feb 1849 St John and St Martin, Beverley, Yorkshire, England, as Helen Leeman.5,6 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
7 Apr 1861Thomas and Martha BATLEY, Hull Road, Sigglesthorne, Yorkshire, EnglandAge 12 - niece7

Newspaper-Articles

  • 2 Apr 1898, Long Lost Relatives. SPIVEY (Mrs. Samuel), nee Bessie Leeman, went to Australia with her daughter Caroline thirty-four years ago. Daughter Ellen enquires.8
  • 12 Nov 1898, Wanted at home. Missing Friends. Lloyd's Inquiry List.
    SPIVY.—Bessie Leeman married Samuel Spivy, and went to Australia 34 years ago. Her daughter, Ellen, seeks tidings of her or her brother, CHARLES LEEMAN, formerly of Hull, who was in Leeds in 1874.9
  • 24 Nov 1898, SPIVY.—Bessie Leeman, who married Samuel Spivy, and went to Australia 31 years ago, is sought for by Ellen. She will be glad to find Charles Leeman, of Hull, also, if this meets his eye.10
  • 26 Dec 1909, Missing Friends. SPIVEY (Elizabeth), nee Leeman, was living in Victoria in 1902.11
  • 1 Jan 1910, MISSING FRIENDS. PEOPLE INQUIRED FOR. The following were inquired for in "Lloyd's Weekly News" (London) of November 21. Persons answering inquiries must give full address, and the date of the inquiries to which they refer, in writing to 'Lloyd's" and are requested to mention having seen the inquiry reprinted in the ''Evening News." Spivey (Elizabeth), nee Leeman, was living in Victoria in 1902. Daughter Ellen asks.12

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Wilkinson Gray Family Tree : Owner: SharonSummers81.
  2. [S31] IGI "Indexing Project (Batch) Number      C10662-1
    GS Film number      0919386-7, 0919421."
  3. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  4. [S332] UK - General Register Office Indexes "Mother's maiden name not listed."
  5. [S31] IGI "Indexing Project (Batch) Number      C10662-1
    - mother: Elizabeth Leeman
    Gender      Female Christening Date 25 Feb 1849
    Christening Place SAINT JOHN AND SAINT MARTIN,BEVERLEY,YORK,ENGLAND."
  6. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Wilkinson Gray Family Tree : Owner: SharonSummers81 - states that on this baptism record, Elizabeth Leeman is her mother, being a 'Single Woman.' There is no father on the record.
  7. [S83] Online index to the UK census "Class: RG 9; Piece: 3604; Folio: 23; Page: 2; GSU roll: 543160."
  8. [S14] Newspaper - Adelaide Observer, 2 Apr 1898.
  9. [S14] Newspaper - Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954), Sat 12 Nov 1898, p28.
  10. [S14] Newspaper - The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1923), Mon 14 Nov 1898, p8.
  11. [S14] Newspaper - Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954), Sun 26 Dec 1909, p8.
  12. [S14] Newspaper - Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931), Sat 1 Jan 1910, p7.
Last Edited23 Dec 2017
 

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