James SilverJames Silver came to Australia in 1892 where he was joined by his fiancee Janet Todd. They married in Brisbane, Queensland, before moving more than 200km west to Kooroongarra where they raised their family. They later returned to Brisbane where James continued his trade as a builder.

They had the following children:

  1. Margaret Isabella SILVER,   b. 19 Oct 1893, Koorongarra, Millmerran, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1968, Boolburra, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
  2. Grace Helen SILVER,   b. 20 Mar 1895, Kooroongarra, Millmerran, Qld, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1897, Kooroongarra, Millmerran, Qld, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
  3. John Alexander SILVER,   b. 26 Jul 1897, Kooroongarra, Millmerran, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1977, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
  4. Nettie SILVER,   b. 18 Nov 1899, Kooroongarra, Millmerran, Qld, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1901, Kooroongarra, Millmerran, Qld, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
  5. Eva SILVER,   b. 18 Nov 1899, Kooroongarra, Millmerran, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1997, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
  6. James Strachan SILVER,   b. 4 Jun 1901, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1935, Longreach, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)

Alexander Silver (1809-1882)

Alexander Silver and Isobel Falconer Silver family members: At left is Isobel Falconer who married Alexander Silver with her three sons Alex…

Alexander Silver (1858-1907)

Alexander (Sandy) Silver (1858-1907) with his wife Helen Jane Watt and the three children who survived to adulthood. Top right is Alexander (Sandy)…

Harvieston fire

Two articles about the Harvieston Farm fire Dundee Courier 31 January 1902, PAGE 4. DESTRUCTIVE FARM FIRE IN THE MEARNS FOURTH WITHIN A FORTNIGHT…

Helen Silver

Helen Silver (1852 - ?) married Alexander Duncan and moved to England where they are found on a farm at Byfleet in Surrey in 1891. Given they had…

Isobel Menzies Silver

Isobel Menzies Silver (1860-1934) lived with her brothers at Harvieston Farm before getting married later in life (aged 46) to a widower named John…

John Silver

John Silver (-?) did not marry and farmed at Harvieston, near Stonehaven, with his brother Alex. Alex died in 1907 and John is believed to have…

Picture comparison

I have images from Scotland from various sources that connect to the Silvers of Kincardineshire. My line connects through Alexander Silver who…

Pocket watch mystery

Piecing together this timepiece's journey The pocket watch in which is inscribed the name "Geo. Donald". The watch is being held by James Silver's…

Silver newspaper research

What follows is drawn from Aberdeenshire newspapers and relates to the Silver surname. Aberdeen Evening Express 08 September 1955, page 21:…

Silvers in Australia

When a young Scottish carpenter named James Silver arrived in Queensland in 1892, he was about to begin life in a country that was considerably…