JOHN GEARY ????-????


John Geary was a glass cutter in Surrey, England. He married Jane May on 14 Jun 1802 at St James Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. Their 4 known children were all born at Lamberth. Two of their sons, John in 1835 and George Henry in 1858 emigrated to Australia as did their daughter-in-law Caroline Geary nee Adams with two daughters Catherine Mary and Emma Elizabeth in 1867 and her son Thomas Edward in 1868.

John Geary married Harriet Boucher at Scots Presbyterian Church, Sydney on 16 Jul 1859. She was the daughter of Thomas and Louisa Boucher and was born in Sydney on 7 Apr 1835. They settled in Kiama, New South Wales where their 9 children were born.

George Henry Geary married Elizabeth Collins in Newington, Surrey, England on 18 Feb 1843. She was the daughter of William Collins and Mary Ann Townsend. They migrated from London to Australia on the Oliver Jordan arriving at Sydney on 1 Jul 1858. Their children George, John, Robert, Mary Ann, Caroline and Margaret are shown on the passenger list with their son Edward, a baby, not listed. Their 4 subsequent children were all born at Balmain, NSW.

Siblings Catherine Mary, Thomas Edward and Emma Elizabeth Geary all married in in Victoria. Catherine Mary married Francis Burdett in 1868. Thomas Edward married Marth Ellen How on 4 Sep 1873 in Fitzroy. She was born in Collingwood, her parents having migrated with three children in 1852. Emma Elizabeth married Thomas Parsons in 1873 and after the death of their infant daughter in 1875 they returned to England.

Photo of Lucy Geary
Edward Geary
great grandson of John.
Photo of Lucy Geary
Lucy Phyllis Geary
grandaughter of John.
Photo from Beverley Weston
her grandaughter.

Updated 30 January 2017


John Geary (    -    )
m 1802 Jane May (    -    )
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    Robert Frederick Geary (1809-    )
    m 1837 Caroline Adams (1809-1894)
    |   |
    |   Ann Angelina Geary (1838-1854)
    |   Caroline Elizabeth Geary (1840-1843)
    |   Catherine Mary Geary (1844-1929)
    |   m 1868 Francis Burdett (1838-1898)
    |   |   |
    |   |   William Francis Burdett (1869-1948)
    |   |   Edgar Burdett (1871-1947)
    |   |   Herbert Burdett (1873-1943)
    |   |   Catherine Annie Burdett (1875-1900)
    |   |   Richard Burdett (1877-1974)
    |   |   Alice Sarah Burdett (1881-    )
    |   |
    |   Thomas Edward Geary (1845-1919)
    |   m 1873 Martha Ellen How (1854-1941)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Thomas Geary (1875-1876)
    |   |   Edward Geary (1877-1962)
    |   |   m 1926 Lillas Ruth Oakley (1887-1959)
    |   |   Isabella Caroline Geary (1879-1967)
    |   |   m 1911 Thomas Ernest Henderson (    -1968)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Ronald Reginald Henderson (1913-1975)
    |   |   |   Claude Edward Ernest Henderson (1916-    )
    |   |   |   Alison Lesley Henderson (1918-1971)
    |   |   |
    |   |   George Geary (1880-1881)
    |   |   Henry Geary (1882-1959)
    |   |   m 1913 Edith Eliza Stone (1884-1965)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Harry Thomas William Geary (1916-1992)
    |   |   |   m 1941 Betty Fairlie Ansell (1915-1990)
    |   |   |       |
    |   |   |       Faye Beverley Geary (    -    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Martha Sarah Geary (1884-1969)
    |   |   m 1907 Archibald Black (1882-1951)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Rita Winifred Lewis Black (1908-1999)
    |   |   |   Harry Archibald Black (1912-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Emily Charlotte Geary (1886-1926)
    |   |   m (    ) Alan John Fisher (    -    )
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Marjory Fisher (    -    )
    |   |   |   Thelma Beatrice Fisher (1918-1994)
    |   |   |   Alan Fisher (    -    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Florence Ellen Geary (1888-1979)
    |   |   m 1913 William Craigen (1884-1977)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Ian William Craigen (1914-    )
    |   |   |   Nancy Florence Craigen (1915-2010)
    |   |   |   Daisy Marjorie Craigen (1917-2012)
    |   |   |   Jean Rosemary Craigen (1919-    )
    |   |   |   Margaret Helen Craigen (1920-2015)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Walter Geary (1889-1966)
    |   |   m 1923 Florence Elizabeth Ettwell (    -    )
    |   |   Beatrice Annie Geary (1891-1970)
    |   |   m 1913 Samuel Kingsley Bayne (1887-1958)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Phyllis Beatrice Bayne (1914-    )
    |   |   |   Thea Kathleen Bayne (1917-1984)
    |   |   |   Raymond Geary McCullagh Bayne (1919-1995)
    |   |   |   Harold Kingsley Bayne (1923-2015)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Charles Geary (1893-1970)
    |   |   m 1924 Janet May Conlan (1896-    )
    |   |   Alfred Richard Geary (1896-1978)
    |   |   m 1929 Ida Victoria Reynolds (1907-2005)
    |   |
    |   Emma Elizabeth Geary (1847-1925)
    |   m 1873 Thomas Parsons (1839-1926)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Adelaide Ashwin Parsons (1875-1875)
    |   |   Florence Parsons (1878-    )
    |   |   Winifred A Parsons (1879-    )
    |   |   Frederick Laurence Parsons (1882-1955)
    |   |
    |   Joshua Cheeseman Geary (1850-1851)
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    m 1870 Eleanor MacKenzie (    -    )
    m 1881 Deborah Beard (    -    )
    Jane Geary (1812-    )
    John Geary (1815-1904)
    m 1859 Harriet Boucher (1835-1884)
    |   |
    |   Flora L Geary (1860-1863)
    |   Ellen Geary (1862-1941)
    |   m 1885 Charles Kidman (1863-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Charles Henry Arthur Kidman (1894-1975)
    |   |   William John Cyril Kidman (1895-1915)
    |   |   Roy Sidney G Kidman (1899-1966)
    |   |
    |   Charlotte Geary (1863-    )
    |   Jane Geary (1865-1947)
    |   m 1890 Sydney Albert Child (1861-1914)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Emily L Child (1891-1915)
    |   |   Rachel Bernie Child (1892-1980)
    |   |   Myee Sydney Child (1896-1981)
    |   |
    |   Louisa Geary (1867-1944)
    |   m 1912 Herbert S Sharman (    -    )
    |   Henry James Geary (1869-1947)
    |   m 1900 Ettie Lavinia Bailey (1874-1944)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Vassa Harry Geary (1902-1973)
    |   |   m 1930 Mavis Wallace (1903-1956)
    |   |   Ralph Prosser Geary (1906-1976)
    |   |   Colin Ross Geary (1910-1997)
    |   |   m 1939 Betty Noreen Sylvester (1916-2007)
    |   |   Winifred Laurel Geary (1911-1993)
    |   |   m 1934 Keith Forrester (1904-1992)
    |   |
    |   Caroline A Geary (1871-1872)
    |   Harriet Caroline Geary (1873-    )
    |   m 1906 George Ricketts (    -    )
    |   George Butters Geary (1877-1878)
    |
    George Henry Geary (1818-1901)
    m 1843 Elizabeth Collins (1820-1880)
        |
        George Henry Geary (1840-1885)
        m 1859 Roseanna Troy (1843-1897)
        |   |
        |   Rosina Mary Geary (1860-    )
        |   m 1904 Charles John Horsley (1839-1925)
        |   Helen T Geary (1861-    )
        |   Arthur H Geary (1863-    )
        |   m 1899 Mary J Hyndman (    -    )
        |   |   |
        |   |   Martha C Geary (1900-1900)
        |   |   Rosina F Geary (1900-1900)
        |   |   Arthur H Geary (1901-    )
        |   |   Florence H M Geary (1902-    )
        |   |   m 1925 John Anderson (    -    )
        |   |   Grace C Geary (1904-    )
        |   |   m 1926 James R Dryden (1902-    )
        |   |
        |   (unknown female) Geary (1864-1864)
        |   George C Geary (1865-1866)
        |   Ellen E Geary (1868-    )
        |   Theresa Geary (1870-    )
        |   Joseph Augustus Geary (1873-1931)
        |   m 1900 Eliza Ann Nash (1874-1965)
        |   |   |
        |   |   Alfred Joseph Geary (1901-1986)
        |   |   m 1924 Catherine Mary Davis (1901-1984)
        |   |       |
        |   |       John Joseph Geary (1925-1955)
        |   |       Alfred Francis Geary (1929-    )
        |   |       m 1953 Bernadette Claudia McDonald (    -    )
        |   |
        |   Thomas Frederick Geary (1875-    )
        |   m 1897 Mary Ann Coble (1873-1919)
        |   |   |
        |   |   Frederick George Geary (1898-1945)
        |   |   m 1919 Elsie Thomas (    -    )
        |   |   Robert Edward Geary (1903-1994)
        |   |   m 1927 Elsie E Pimm (1904-    )
        |   |   Arthur William Geary (1908-    )
        |   |   m 1936 Stella May Dayball (1906-1991)
        |   |
        |   John Patrick Geary (1877-1942)
        |   m 1902 Annie Herrmann (    -    )
        |       |
        |       John W Geary (1903-    )
        |
        John Henry Geary (1842-1935)
        m 1871 Emma Gardner (1846-1871)
        m 1899 Caroline Cheeseman (1848-1932)
        m 1933 Emma Cheeseman (1847-1939)
        Robert William Geary (1845-1914)
        m 1868 Elizabeth Wilson (    -    )
        |   |
        |   Annie Louisa Geary (1868-    )
        |   m 1895 Hyman William Goldring (    -    )
        |   |   |
        |   |   Albert William Goldring (1895-    )
        |   |   Sidney Robert Goldring (1901-    )
        |   |   Adolphus Reginald Ashley Goldring (1903-    )
        |   |   Louis Dudley Goldring (1908-    )
        |   |
        |   Priscilla Elizabeth Geary (1870-    )
        |   Robert William Geary (1872-    )
        |   James Henry Geary (1874-    )
        |   Florence Margaret Geary (1876-    )
        |   Charles Reginald Geary (1878-    )
        |   Walter Edmond Geary (1883-    )
        |   Blanche Beatrice Geary (1885-    )
        |   Osmund Richard Geary (1888-    )
        |   Stella Gladys Geary (1890-    )
        |   Dulcie Grace Orlando Geary (1893-    )
        |
        Ellen Sophia Geary (1848-1849)
        Jane Geary (1849-1851)
        Mary Ann Geary (1851-1937)
        m 1876 John Johnson (1843-1896)
        |   |
        |   John Henry Johnson (1877-1965)
        |   Herbert Johnson (1879-1937)
        |   Annie Elizabeth Johnson (1881-1961)
        |   William Johnson (1883-1971)
        |   Albert Johnson (1885-    )
        |   Alexander Johnson (1887-1887)
        |   Richard A Johnson (1889-    )
        |   Andrew Johnson (1892-1971)
        |   Mary Jane Johnson (1894-1986)
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        m 1897 Clement Stewart (    -1926)
        |   |
        |   Elsie M Stewart (1898-    )
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        Caroline Elizabeth Geary (1853-1929)
        m 1877 Silvester Winthrop Sargent (1850-1907)
        |   |
        |   Winthroph Sargent (1878-1886)
        |   George Bert Sargent (1888-1974)
        |   Cleveland Sargent (1892-    )
        |
        Margaret Mary Geary (1855-1879)
        m 1877 Henry Manderson (1854-1925)
        |   |
        |   Margaret Mary Manderson (1879-1879)
        |
        Edward Riach Geary (1857-1946)
        Anne Amelia Geary (1859-1860)
        Elizabeth Ann Geary (1861-1862)
        Lucy Phyllis Geary (1863-1959)
        m 1891 Riley Coates Watson (1865-1929)
        |   |
        |   Ethel Pearl Watson (1892-    )
        |   James Frederick Watson (1894-    )
        |   Florence Amy Watson (1898-    )
        |   Henry Keith Watson (1904-1997)
        |
        Charles J Geary (1867-1868)

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