Lehmann Henschke - Person Sheet
Lehmann Henschke - Person Sheet
Birth16 May 1827, South Pethern, North Devonshire, England116211
Immigration1837, ‘South Australian’116211 Age: 9
Death19 Jun 1914, Booleroo Centre, SA116211,28166 Age: 87
The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tue 23 Jun 1914116213

On Friday last at Booleroo Centre Mrs.
Dobney, a colonist of 78 years, died, having
attained the age of 88 years. Mrs. Dobney
was horn in the parish of South Pethern,
Devonshire, in 1826, her father being a
Nonconformist minister (Rev. William Gre-
gory), who died when Mrs. Dobney was
only two years old. Her mother mar-
ried again, and her second husband was
Mr. William Gregory, though no relation
to the first husband. The family came
to South Australia in 1838 in the Swallow,
a ship subsequently known as the South
Australian. Mrs. Dobney saw the old Go-
vernment House burnt down, and, remem-
bered when Hindley-street consisted of
only a few weatherboard houses. After
her marriage to Mr. Dobney, she lived at
Gawler, Kapunda, Burra, Moonta, and
finally at Booleroo Centre. She left nine
sons and daughters, 23 grandchildren, and
20 great-grandchildren. Twelve months
ago about 60 of the local residents as-
sembled in the Methodist Sunday School
to celebrate the 87th anniversary of Mrs.
Dobney's birthday, and she was the reci-
pient of many gifts. She was for many
years a member of the Methodist Church,
and until eight months ago was a regular
Birthca 1813, Leicester, England28166
Immigration1838, ‘Canton’28166 Age: 25
Death6 Nov 189728166 Age: 84
BurialSilverton, NSW28166
Marriage16 Jun 1845, Congregational Chapel, Adelaide, SA116211,116212
ChildrenTheodore (1846-)
 Francis (1850-)
 Elizabeth (1853-1912)
 Fanny (1857-1905)
 Isadore (1859-1863)
 Jemima Ann (1864-1915)
 Alice Isa (1866-1908)
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