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FELSCH

There is a little confusion as to whether it was Eustace Felsch or Justace Felsch (the name Tastas has also been used) who married Eva Elizabeth Westerwetter in 1859. They may have had 8 children: John (1861), Margaret (1863), Mary Christina (1867), Francis, Frederick John C. (1867), George Justus (1870), Justus, & Elizabeth (1875).

John Felsch married Nickless Amelia Munsie in 1883. John died in 1939, Ballina. Nickless died in 1929. John & Nickless' children included: Eva E. (1886), Frederick J. (1888), Marjorie A. (1890), Idarene (1898), Edward J. (1900) & Doris M. (1904).

Margaret Felsch married David Ludwig Bender in 1878. Their children included: John F. (1878), John William (1880), Margaret Christina (1881), Elizabeth (1883), Kate (1885), George D. (1887 - 1889), Mary J. (1889 - 1889), Jacob L. (1890 - 1890), Bertha J. (1891), Phillip C. (1894 - 1894), & Julia P. (1895).

Mary Christina Felsch married John Munsie in 1883. Mary died in 1924. Mary & John's children included: James M. (1884), Eva E. W. (1886), Susannah S. (1888), Alexander W. (1890), John (1894), Cyril J. (1896), Christina A. (1899) & Mary A. R. (1904).

Francis Felsch married Ann Windser in 1886. Francis died in 1928.

Frederick John C. Felsch married Clara H. Kunkler in 1888. Frederick died in 1937 in Ballina. Frederick & Clara's children included: William J. (1888), Frederick C. (1889), Harold J. (1892), Beatrice M (1895), Henry C. (1898), Leslie H. (1900) & Victor M. (1903).

George Justus married Mary E. Johnston in 1894. George died in 1910. George & Mary's children included: Ethel M. (1896), Elsie M. (1898), George P. (1901), Justus James (1903) & Raymond A. E. (died 1908).

Justus Felsch married Susannah Stamford in 1899. Justus died in 1912. Justs & Susannah's children included: Florence M. (1900), Gladys (1902), Justus (1905 - 1905), Susannah (1905 - 1905) & Lola (died 1912).

Elizabeth Felsch married Albert E. Bailey in 1901. Their children included: Albert E. (1903) & Leslie (1905).

Justus James Felsch (son of George & Mary) was also known as Jim Felsch. Jim worked on Pimlico Island in 1920-1, helping Duncan Cameron build his house & plant cane. Jim then worked as a cane cutter & cane hauler. In 1928, Jim married Amy Elizabeth Ellis & built their home at Keith Hall. In 1933, Jim & Amy purchased a farm from the Biggs family at Keith Hall. Their two sons were Arthur & John. Arthur married Shirley McCarthy & John married Rhonda Strong.



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