Thomas Mccallister KELLS 26,188
- Born: 1829, Tomregan, Cavan, Ulster, Ireland 188
- Marriage: Mary Ann HAUGHEY on 4 Jul 1861 in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
- Died: 9 Jun 1910, Welshpool, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia at age 81
- Buried: 11 Jun 1910, Alberton, Victoria, Australia
Emigrated firstly to Oamaru,New Zealand and then to Victoria Australia after 867
Emigrated to Sydney, Australia on the 'Monica' in 1857
Thomas went across to New Zealand where his brother Henry had arrived earlier with his family.
'Someway along the way we researchers have managed to lose their sister Jane who landed in Sydney 2 years before Thomas.
Around 1870 Thomas, Mary and their 4 New Zealand born children moved to Geelong, Australia. At least another 8 children were born in Australia.
Thomas Kellls' uncle and aunt, Henry Kells and Jane Sommerville had already emigrated to Geelong with their family.
His cousin Margaret Kells daughter of Alexander Kells and Margaret Kells had also emigrated to Geelong.
A large proportion of the Kells families in Victoria descend from this grouop in Geelong.
Noted events in his life were:
• Ancestral File Number. 188 1W4J-8GR
Thomas married Mary Ann HAUGHEY, daughter of Michael HAUGHEY and Catherine CROMEY, on 4 Jul 1861 in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. (Mary Ann HAUGHEY was born in 1842 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, died on 2 Aug 1930 in Leongatha, Victoria, Australia. and was buried on 4 Aug 1930 in Leongatha, Victoria, Australia..)