Family Timeline

John and Catherine CAREY (nee Sweeney)

1817 and 1827

John and Catherine (nee Sweeney) married at the Banagher Roman Catholic Church, Kings County (now County Offaly) Ireland June 8th, 1855. The witnesses being Denis Slattery and Elizabeth Carey. Arrived at Port Adelaide, SA on the ship 'Nimrod' from Southhampton 01/01/1856. John was aged 38 years and Catherine 28 years. John was a labourer and horse dealer.
Edward 18/04/1856 -15/03/1857

Mary 20/02/1858- 27/05/1939

John Francis 08/04/1860 - 06/04/1936.

Elizabeth 1861/1881

Margaret 1863 - 1936

Michael 1865 - 1899

James Thomas 13/05/1867

Catherine 1869 - 1944

Peter 18872 - 1961

Timothy 1874 - 1903

John Francis and Annie (Alice Mary) CAREY (nee Clancy)

08/04/1860 and 03/09/1858

John died 06/04/1936 at Strathalbyn. Buried at Mt Barker. Occupation: Foreman, Railway Ganger. Residence: Callington. Annie and John had five children. Annie born 1884 and died 1965, Jack born 1885 and died 1963, James born 1889 and died 1975, William and Mabel. Annie parents were James Clancy born ca 1828 Lancs. England. He arrived in SA 1857 on board the ' Monsoon'. He was a labourer, lived at Mt Barker, a practising Roman Catholic and his wife was Margaret Clancy (nee Baker). She was born in 1829 and had four children; John born ca 1855, Patrick born ca 1857, Annie born 03/09/1858, James born 1861. Annie1884 -1965

Jack 1885 - 1963

James 1889 - 1975



James (Jim) and Mary Elizabeth CAREY (nee Newberry)

17/05/1889 and 24/04/1892

James was born 17/05/1889 Bugle Ranges and died at Hindmarsh SA 06/06/1975 aged 86. He was a special Ganger in charge of railways at Currency Creek and Murray Bridge. He later worked at Coonalpyn, Binnum and Hynam before moving down to Adelaide. James married Mary Elizabeth Newberry in 15/06/1912. Mary was born 24/04/1892 at Millicent, SA and died at (37 Albermarle Street) West Hindmarsh, SA 09/04/1973. Her parents were James Newberry and Mary Ann Newberry (nee McGinty). James was born on 06/12/1862 at Perkina , SA and died 21.07/1946. He was buried at West Terrace Cemetery. Mary Ann was born in 1867 and died 10/06/1935. She was a Roman CatholicClaude 15/07/1915

Doris Maude BARTLETT

Ella May HAKE 31/12/1919

Ronald Douglas 16/09/24


Ronald Douglas (Ron) and Irene May (Babs) CAREY (nee Hanson)

16/09/1924 & 23/11/1924

Residence: Croydon Park, SA. Ronald (Ron) James 25/09/1950

Peter John Simon 05/06/1952

Grant Andrew 27/07/1957

John Glen 21/02/1962

Peter John Simon and Helen Margaret CAREY (nee Walters)

05/06/1952 & 13/01/1954

Peter moved to Tasmania in September 1978. Married Helen 17/12/1983. In December 2000 relocated to Perth, Western AustraliaJames Leigh 20/09/1977

Arwen Renee 20/09/1977

Alexander John Edward WHITE 21/004/1981

Elena Astra 26/12/1986

Eden Victoria 22/06/1988

James Leigh CAREY


Born 20/09/1977 at Burnside Memorial Hospital, Adelaide, children as yet
Arwen Renee CAREY


Born 20/09/1977 at Burnside Memorial Hospital, Adelaide, SAno children as yet
Alexander John Edward WHITE-CAREY


Born Calvary Hospital, Hobart 13/04/1981no children as yet
Elena Astra CAREY


Born Queen Elizabeth, RHH, Hobart 26/12/1986no children as yet
Eden Victoria CAREY


Born Calvary Hospital, Hobart 22/06/1988no children as yet

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