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John Spark

Brother of George SPARK

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George SPARK m 1866 Elizabeth CARMICHAEL
5. George SPARK born 25 April 1846 chr 29 Apr 1846 Wemyss, Fifeshire, Scotland, son of John SPARK/Ann WHITEHILL [IGI Batch number C114598 extracted from parish records]
George SPARK d 20 Jul 1901 aged 55 yrs at Elizabeth Street Allendale, bur 23 Jun 1901 Creswick Cemetery C of E [Vic 4188] Occupations: Labourer, Drover, Miner.
George SPARK bp Fifeshire m 5 Jul 1866 Muntham, Casterton, Elizabeth CARMICHAEL bp Victoria [Vic 2174]
Elizabeth CARMICHAEL b 19 Jul 1847 MTSH (Muntham Station) Casterton, dau of George CARMICHAEL, a shepherd, and Susan NASH.

Presbyterian Baptisms in the Parish of Kilmoorat in the County of Hampden by the Rev William HAMILTON: No 8732 Elizabeth CARMICHAEL born 19 Jul 1847 baptised 25 Feb 1850 and No 8733 Ann CARMICHAEL born 30 Mar 1849 baptised 25 Feb 1850, daughters of George and Susan CARMICHAEL [Baptismal entries provided by Caroline Cavanagh, ECR 1844-1853, Book 1, 08738]
George worked for Robert Burke at Mt Shadwell (former name of Mortlake). George was the first man to plough land at Mortlake.
Elizabeth SPARK d 25 Sep 1907 aged 59 yrs Clunes Hospital [Vic 7758] bur 25 Sep 1907 Creswick Cemetery

Creswick and Clunes Advertiser & County of Talbot Agricultural Journal 24 May 1861 p4
, for Horses and Cattle, securely fenced with a three-rail fence, being well supplied with water by a creek running through it. The paddock is permanently grassed. Terms, 2s 6d per week. The greatest care taken, but without responsibility. The paddock adjoins the farm of Messr Raw Bros., one mile from Long Point, lately occupied by William Sim, Esq.
Apply to AMOS SHOEMACK, Bridge Inn, Long Point, (where horses can be left), or to GEORGE SPARK, on the Farm.
For Sale, Saddle Horses and Horses suitable for whims and puddling machines.
(Amos SHOEMACK was the father of Catherine, wife John SPARK, elder brother of George who in 1861 would have been abt 15 yrs of age.)

Children of George SPARK and Elizabeth CARMICHAEL
Children of John SPARK m2. 1837 Ann WHITEHILL

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