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KEENAN FAMILY in Australia
Last updated 7/3/2012
TREE WK 1910 - AUSTRALIA
Photos taken in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia,1954
Photo 1: Barbara June Keenan, Geoffrey Bruce Keenan, Wilfred Walter Keenan & Peter James Keenan.
Photo 2: Geoffrey Bruce Keenan, Venda Cavell Keenan (nee Nolan), Barbara June Keenan & Peter James Keenan
VENDA CAVELL KEENAN (NEE NOLAN)
Venda Cavell Keenan (nee Nolan), was born on 23 April 1916, in Warialda, New South Wales. She was a Sixth Generation Australian. She had 5 brothers, namely Jack Coulton Nolan, Robert Nolan, Errol Nolan, Ronald Nolan and Douglas Nolan. Their father was Henry Francis Nolan and their mother was Alga Vera Nolan (nee Coulton). Venda and her siblings grew up in Young, New South Wales.
THE COULTONS --- FROM THE START IN AUSTRALIA:
First Generation: William Coulton, born circa 1802, died 1864 in Tamworth, New South Wales. Married Margaret H. Son: William Coulton.
Second Generation : William Coulton, born .......... , died 1877 in Tamworth, NSW. Married Mary A., who died in Manilla, NSW, 1887. Children: Elizabeth Coulton (b.1842); William Isaac Coulton (1843-1877); Mary A Coulton (b.1845); Charles Coulton (1848-1889); George Coulton (1840 ??-1878); Richard Coulton (1840??- 8/5/1888).
Third Generation: Richard Coulton, born 1840??, in Tamworth, NSW; died 8 May 1888 in Narrabri, NSW. Married Mary Agnes Short in 1867 in Tambaroora (Tenterfield), NSW. Children: William H Coulton (b.1868); Richard (John R) Coulton (1870-1944); Edward Coulton (1871-1943); Richard Ernest Coulton (b.1874); Albert Thomas Coulton (1876-1961); Agnes A Coulton (b.1878); Lennon James Coulton (1880-1881); Oswald D Coulton (b.1882); Mary A Coulton (b.1887); Elizabeth J Coulton (1885-1945).
Fourth Generation: Richard (John R) Coulton, born 1870 in Tamworth, NSW; died 1944 in Warialda, NSW. Married Sarah Jane Chapman in 1890 in Tamworth. Children: Alga Vera Coulton (b. 1891); Mona B Coulton (b. 1892).
Fifth Generation: Alga Vera Coulton, born 1891 in Manilla, NSW. Married Henry Frances Nolan in 1912 at Manilla, NSW. Children: Jack Coulton Nolan; Robert Nolan; Errol Nolan; Ronald Nolan; Venda Cavell Nolan and Douglas Coulton Nolan.
Venda Keenan (nee Nolan), collected many photographs of her family. When time permits I intend to scan and publish those photos, together with any information she left me (often written on the back of photographs