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John Brown
(ca. 1765-Bef 1859)
Helen Simpson
John Forsyth **
Agnes Isobel Laird **
William Brown **
Elizabeth Forsyth **

Euphemia Brown **


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1. William Cadzow **

Euphemia Brown **

  • Born: 10 Jan 1832, Shotts, Lanark, Scotland
  • Christened: 12 Jan 1832, Shotts, Lanark, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): William Cadzow ** on 16 Nov 1851 in Whitburn, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland
  • Died: 27 Jan 1879, Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia at age 47
  • Buried: 28 Jan 1879, Myrtleford Cemetery, Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia

bullet   Cause of her death was Aphrasia/ Cerebritis 2 months.


bullet  General Notes:

The story of the Cadzows and their arrival in Australia is recounted in Craig's book - In the Shadow of Feathertop A History of the Lives and Legacy of George Jones and Margaret Hardie . You can read about it here: http://craig-fullerton.com/in-the-shadow-of-feathertop/

At the time of the 1841 Census she was living at Keadles Cross, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. Her father William, was an Iron Miner, aged 41. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, aged 40, son John, aged 17, also an Iron Miner, son Robert aged 15, daughter Isobel aged 13, daughter Elisabeth aged 11, son Alexander, aged 10, daughter Euphemia, aged 8, daughter Janet aged 6, and daughter Margaret aged 3.

At the time of the 1851 Census she was a House Servant, aged 18, working in a large household on a farm at (or named) Eastfield in Whitburn which was owned by James Thornton. The farm was 408 acres, of which 100 acres were arable. Apart from the Thornton family, comprising James' brother Peter, Farm Servant, and sister Catherine, Housekeeper, the staff consisted of a Blacksmith, and his Niece, a Shepherd, another House Servant, as Euphemia was, and a Farm Servant.

Her Shipping Record details that she was Presbyterian, and could read and write. She was 21 years of age.

bullet  Medical Notes:

Aphrasia is defined as: inability to speak, or to make intelligible phrases.
Cerebritis is inflammation of the brain.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

She worked as a House Servant at the time of the Census in 1851 in Eastfield, Whitburn, , West Lothian, Scotland.

She emigrated to Victoria on the "Frederick" under an assisted immigrathion programme on 11 Apr 1855.


Euphemia married William Cadzow **, son of James Cadzow ** and Elisabeth Cowie **, on 16 Nov 1851 in Whitburn, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland. (William Cadzow ** was born on 12 Nov 1830 in Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland, christened on 12 Dec 1830 in Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland, died on 28 Dec 1887 in Wandiligong, Victoria, Australia and was buried on 29 Dec 1887 in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia.). The cause of his death was Falling down an abandoned mineshaft.

bullet  Marriage Notes:

The Marriage record refers to the publication of their banns as follows: "were proclaimed in order to Marriage on the 16th 23rd and 30th days of November 1851"

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