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SmileSmileMy name is Joan Holmes (nee Stevens) and I started this site.
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As I'm only on the basic plan (allowed 250 people only), some people have been left off.  ATM there are 363 people, 139 families on the tree, so please feel free to contact me to see if I have further information on a particular person.

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The site was last updated in November 2015 and it currently has 5 registered member(s). If you wish to become a member too, please click here.   Amongst the family names I am researching are: Ford, Hickey, Stevens, Holmes, Partridge, Dunn, Hoy. Enjoy!
  Thanks Joan

The name 'Hickey' has been around since Daniel Hickey in the  1792.   Daniel Hickey's son, James Hickey, was born in 1813.

 My father, James 'Jim' Stevens was the first person to have the name Hickey as a middle name, and so, the Hickey surname ceased to exist, at least on our side of the family.  Our Dad,  Jim Stevens' mother was Eliza Hickey,  married George Stevens in 1889 in Gloucester NSW.

Myself and nephew, James Stevens also have 'Hickey' as our middle name.  Unless it continues down the generations by someone in this generation, the name may be lost. 

The oldest 'Frost' ancestor is Thomas Frost. .. Thomas' son, George Frost. was born  1778 at County Clare, Ireland and d. 1862 at Hovells Creek  NSW , so Thomas may have been born approx. 1750-1755. 

On John's side, the Partridge family goes back to 1713.  Aaron Partridges grandson, Stephen Partridge,  immigrated to Australia in 1814 from England and was the first Superintendent of convicts at Port Macquarie.  A very interesting past.

Thanks for looking at the site

Joan           Wink

 

 


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Apr 17, 2016
Sue Burley joined another family site: Brady Web Site
Mar 24, 2016
Sue Burley joined another family site: Wood Web Site
Mar 08, 2016
Joan Holmes joined another family site: Gray Web Site
Feb 29, 2016
Joan Holmes joined another family site: Wood Web Site
Joan Holmes updated the details of Julia Cotler Down (Partridge) and Stephen Partridge in family tree hickey descendents12
Joan Holmes added source Australia, Marriages, 1810-1980 to family tree hickey descendents12
Feb 20, 2016
Sue Burley joined another family site: Frank Graham Web Site
Feb 19, 2016
Joan Holmes joined another family site: Jacob Family Web Site
Sue Burley joined another family site: Jacob Family Web Site
Feb 11, 2016
Joan Holmes published a new version of the partridge family family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Feb 05, 2016
Joan Holmes joined another family site: Partridge Web Site
Jan 30, 2016
Joan Holmes published a new version of the hickey descendents12 family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Jan 29, 2016
Joan Holmes updated the details of Patrick James Stevens in family tree partridge family
Joan Holmes added source BillionGraves to family tree partridge family
Joan Holmes updated the details of Mark Stevens , Eliza Hickey (Stevens) and George Stevens in family tree hickey descendents12
Joan Holmes added source BillionGraves to family tree hickey descendents12
Jan 28, 2016
Joan Holmes published a new version of the hickey descendents12 family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Jan 26, 2016
Sue Burley joined another family site: Preston Family Research Site
Jan 21, 2016
Joan Holmes updated the details of Bridget Kearins (Dunn) and Joseph Mansfield in family tree hickey descendents12
Joan Holmes added source WikiTree to family tree hickey descendents12
 
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