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Our Ancestors

Collage image showing some of our ancestors

Our Direct Ancestors

At least seven generations of ancestors from the Morris, Williamson, Cleary, Johnston, Randall, Irving, Fulbrook, Johnson, O’Neill and Clingan families are known. The Ancestral Fan Chart shown below excludes three generations who are still living,  but lists four generations from the early 1880’s to the late 1990’s.

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Desperate Times & Erikson

Children's Court, Albion Street, Sydney

You Have requested more information about the incidence of personal conflict and the desperate times experienced in human relationships. It is hoped that this post may answer your queries. Initially, this post identifies the problems and causes of domestic violence and desertion. Erik Erikson provides a theory about the ways we can avoid the incidence of conflict in personal relationships.

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Nesbitt Black

Nesbitt Black died 23 July 1916

When Nesbitt was born in October 1894 in Alstonville, New South Wales, his father, William, was 26 and his mother, Sarah, was 24. He had six brothers and three sisters. He died on 23 July 1916, in Pozières, Picardie, France, at the age of 21.

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Alick Clingan

Alick Clingan died 19 July 1916

When Alick Clingan was born on the 28th November, 1893, in Waterloo, New South Wales, his father, William, was 42 and his mother, Ruth, was 39. He had three brothers and two sisters. He died on the 19th July 1916, in Fromelles,

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Link to They Came, Stayed and Prospered

A quick link to your pioneering ancestor

By clicking a link on morris.id.au you have sought further information about an ancestor of the Johnston or related families. Your ancestor may have married and/or remarried into the Crawford and Staines family lines in Kiama and then Lismore/Ballina areas of New South Wales. A separate website ‘They Came,

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David Johnston’s Post

Johnston Research and Interests

Members of the Johnston family photographed at Ellenthorpe.

Members of the Johnston family photographed at Ellenthorpe.

David Johnston

Very impressed with your new website – congratulations.
I am still compiling info about Norman Johnston – Ralph’s Johnston’s brother.

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