Person Sheet

Name Sarah PRESTON
Birth 1812
Death 22 Sep 1896, East Melbourne Age: 84
Burial 24 Sep 1896, St. Kilda Cemetery Age: 84
1 Daniel ETHELL
Birth 1812, Stockport, Manchester
Death 13 Jan 1876, Malvern Rd, Prahran Age: 64
Burial 14 Jan 1876, St. Kilda Cemetery Age: 64
Occupation Smith / Brickmaker Australia
Father Thomas ETHELL (-1860)
Mother Ann FILDES (-1870)
Children: Ann (1835-1916)
Charles (1837-1867)
Thomas (1839-1918)
Henry (1842-1909)
Mary (1849-1933)
Elizabeth (1851-1939)
Harriet (1853-1943)
Emma (1855-<1876)
Notes for Sarah PRESTON
Sarah Ethell sailed for Australia, to join her husband in1858 on the "Empress Eugenie", ship, 875 tons. She sailed as the sole parent caring for four children, Mary aged 9, Elizabeth aged 7, Harriet aged 4 and Emma aged 2 years. I didn't have a ships voyage listed for Ann Ethell and found her listed as Etholl. Young children travelled with their parents. Older single children travelled separately on the ship, Ann 22, Charles 20, Thomas 18, Henry 16. On arrival she departed the ship to join her husband at Chapel St and Gardiner's Creek Road. Her ability to care for seven children on such a long and arduous journey is to be amazed at today. Sarah herself could not read or write, but her children had begun their education with Mary able to do both and Elizabeth ? able to read.
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