Like most families, the Harper family had several family members who joined the military and fought in the Boer War, World War I and World War II. Here are some links and information relating to their military service.
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Patrick Ryan b. 1804 Limerick/Clare, Ireland
By Gary in Harper, Newspaper Articles No Comments Tags: ryan
Patrick Ryan was born in Limerick or Clare, Ireland around 1804-1805 and traveled to Australia with his wife Sarah (nee McInerney) and four children (William, Ann, Honorah, Mary). His children were all born in Limerick and his wife was born in Clare (where they were also married according to Sarah’s death record). It is unknown […]
William Trew b.1789 Witham, Essex
By Gary in Trew No Comments Tags: trew, William Trew
William Trew was born in 1789 in Witham, Essex, England. He married Hannah Hills in Witham on April 21, 1807. The 1841 England Census has the following record for William Trew: Age: 50 Street Address: Malting Office Cottages Household Members William Trew 50 (Tanner) Samuel Trew 13 Harriet Trew 11 Edward Trew 5 The 1861 […]
Mary Ann Bown b.17 May 1869 in Wickliffe, Victoria, Australia
By Gary in Newspaper Articles, Trew 1 Comment Tags: Mary Ann Bown
Mary Ann Bown was born on May 17, 1869 at Narrapumelap station in Wickliffe, Victoria. Mary married William (Bill) Trew whose father, Samuel Trew, was a brickmaker at Sawpit Swamp from 1878.
Welcome to the Harper-Trew Family Tree
By Gary in Harper, Trew 8 Comments Tags: harper, trew
Welcome to the Harper Trew Family Tree. My family history journey began in earnest towards the end of 2011. I had toyed with the idea of family research back in the 90′s but most of the resources back then required that you travel to various registries, make phone calls and spend a considerable amount of […]