I am searching for information on my great grandfather John Meighan born 1794 Donnegal Ireland DIED 1880 Wangaratta Victoria Australia, married in Campsie Stirling Scotland to Roseannah Green born 1805 Stirling Scotland died 1866 Wangaratta Vic Australia. daughter of 1. Helen SCOTT (b.1760-Stirling Scotland) and: William GREEN (b.1760-Stirling Scotland m.1786)
. John Meighan and Roseannah Green arrived in Australia on "Robert Benn” From Greenock Scotland to Melbourne arriving 26 Jan 1842.
Their first 7 children were born at Cawsey Stirling Scotland their possible the next two were born in Ireland and the last two in Australia
I have information from when they arrived in Australia how ever cannot reseach their Scotish or Irish roots.
Pioneers of the Alpine Region of Victoria AUSTRALIA part owner of Cobungra Station. Victoria Australia
Children born in Stirling Scotland are
Ellen Scott Meighan, b 1827
Agnes b 1828.
Susannah, b 1830,
Elizabeth b 1831
Johanna Callaghan 1854,
Mary Ann b 1835,
Margaret b 1836, Margaret may also have been born in Ireland
John b 1839 born Donnegal Ireland
Family came to Australia
Margaret b 1843 Vic Australia,
Jane b 1845, Wangaratta Vic Aust.
My grandmother was Mary Ann Meighan who married James Leighan Parslow, and he owned a large property with John Meighan,then owned Cobungra Hotel Omeo Vic Australia
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