Sarah Harman – From Country to City

ancestorchaser:

I am reblogging Merron’s wonderful and informative post about Sarah nee Harman who was the second wife of my great great grandfather, George Adams.

5 and 7 Brixton St Flemington

5 and 7 Brixton St Flemington

Originally posted on Western District Families:

I knew all about the brothers of Sarah Harman before I knew anything of her other than she travelled to Sydney with her parents Joseph and Sarah Harman aboard the “Queen of England” in 1855.  Finally I decided the time had come to find out more about Sarah.

I quickly discovered she had married George Adams in 1885 and they had one daughter in 1886.  For some time I thought that was Sarah’s story.  It was while searching the Victorian Pioneer Index 1836-1888 using only “Harman” in the “Mother’s name” field,  that I realised there was more to Sarah than I first thought. I have found this method of searching to be very successful over the years and has unearthed many unknown children and marriages of  the females on my tree.

In the index I found children born at Byaduk to Sarah Harman and a Walter Oakley.  I…

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