Emma Challis Linton

F, b. 6 February 1854, d. 15 January 1934
FatherWilliam Challis b. 1817, d. 1889
MotherConvict Sarah Linton b. 1806
ReferenceL-19521-E
Last Edited23 Dec 2014
     Her married name was Cowen. Emma Challis Linton was also known as Little Black Maggie Linton. She was born on 6 February 1854 at Port Cygnet, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. She was baptized on 16 October 1854. She married Richard Cowen, son of Convict Thomas Wilken Cowen and Convict Mary Walker, on 24 December 1872 at Franklin, Tasmania, Australia. Emma Challis Linton died on 15 January 1934 at Nicholls Rivulet, Cygnet, Tasmania, Australia, at age 79. She died on 15 January 1934 at age 79. She was buried on 17 January 1934 at St. Mark's Church of England Cemetery, Cygnet, Tasmania, Australia. She Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Independent Indigenous Advisory Committee findings 18 October 2002 (Extract from page 19)

It has now been established that Sarah Challis (Linton/Mace) was a convict.
She was not aboriginal or part aboriginal. However, as will appear, the discovery of that fact did not alter the long history of belief in aboriginal descent in many persons who could trace their ancestry to the person known as Emma Challis Linton. Nor did it alter the fact, which will also appear, that photographs of persons in the lines how the presence of dark skin colour and other aboriginal features.

The applicants now suggest that the person known as Emma Challis Linton was not the natural daughter of William and Sarah Challis but an aborigine adopted by them.
Emma's natural mother is believed to have been an aboriginal woman known as Mangalantia.

Emma Challis Linton married Richard Cowen. She was the mother of Emma Cowen who married William Berry. Emma Berry had three children. on 18 October 2002.

Family

Richard Cowen b. 23 Jun 1842, d. 1909
Children

Convict Sarah Linton

F, b. 1806
ConvictY
ReferenceL-19623-Sc
Last Edited9 Sep 2012
     Convict Sarah Linton was convicta convict but no details are known. Her married name was Challis. Convict Sarah Linton was also known as Sarah Mace. She was born in 1806 at England.1 She married William Challis in 1885 at Tasmania, Australia.

Family

William Challis b. 1817, d. 1889
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Edith Hope Lippsed

F, b. 21 July 1919, d. 18 February 1996
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Her married name was Hodgetts. Edith Hope Lippsed was born on 21 July 1919 at Jindera, New South Wales, Australia. She married Thomas Nathaniel George Hodgetts, son of Nathaniel Arthur Hodgetts and Amelia Jane Pearson, on 3 April 1947 at Footscray, Victoria, Australia. Edith Hope Lippsed was buried in February 1996 at Buninyong, Victoria, Australia. She died on 18 February 1996 at Macrae, Victoria, Australia, at age 76.

Family

Thomas Nathaniel George Hodgetts b. 18 Apr 1912, d. 1 Sep 1987

Harry Galt Lithgow

M, b. 29 August 1884
FatherJohn Henry Lithgow b. 1856
MotherEsther Mary Paul b. 7 Apr 1860
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Harry Galt Lithgow was born on 29 August 1884 at Tasmania, Australia.1

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

John Henry Lithgow

M, b. 1856
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     John Henry Lithgow was born in 1856. He married Esther Mary Paul, daughter of John Paul and Cecelia Eliza Rowland, on 11 May 1880 at Tasmania, Australia.1

Family

Esther Mary Paul b. 7 Apr 1860
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Vera Jean Lithgow

F, b. 3 February 1881
FatherJohn Henry Lithgow b. 1856
MotherEsther Mary Paul b. 7 Apr 1860
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Vera Jean Lithgow was born on 3 February 1881 at Tasmania, Australia.1

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Vincent Paul Lithgow

M, b. 18 March 1886
FatherJohn Henry Lithgow b. 1856
MotherEsther Mary Paul b. 7 Apr 1860
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Vincent Paul Lithgow was born on 18 March 1886 at Tasmania, Australia.1

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Ada Amy Eliza Little1

F, b. 1874
FatherFrancis Thomas Little b. 1828
MotherElizabeth Eaton b. 1838
Last Edited24 Apr 2009
     Ada Amy Eliza Little was born in 1874 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Alfred Little1

M, b. 1869
FatherFrancis Thomas Little b. 1828
MotherElizabeth Eaton b. 1838
Last Edited24 Apr 2009
     Alfred Little was born in 1869 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Amos Henry Little1

M, b. 1877
FatherFrancis Thomas Little b. 1828
MotherElizabeth Eaton b. 1838
Last Edited24 Apr 2009
     Amos Henry Little was born in 1877 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Arthur Edwin Little1

M, b. 1872
FatherFrancis Thomas Little b. 1828
MotherElizabeth Eaton b. 1838
Last Edited24 Apr 2009
     Arthur Edwin Little was born in 1872 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Francis Thomas Little1

M, b. 1828
Last Edited24 Apr 2009
     Francis Thomas Little was born in 1828. He married Elizabeth Eaton in 1855 at Tasmania, Australia.1

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Frederick Little1

M, b. 1860
FatherFrancis Thomas Little b. 1828
MotherElizabeth Eaton b. 1838
Last Edited24 Apr 2009
     Frederick Little was born in 1860 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

Herbert Little1

M, b. 1864
FatherFrancis Thomas Little b. 1828
MotherElizabeth Eaton b. 1838
Last Edited24 Apr 2009
     Herbert Little was born in 1864 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.

James Eaton Little

M, b. 1858, d. 1860
FatherFrancis Thomas Little b. 1828
MotherElizabeth Eaton b. 1838
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     James Eaton Little was born in 1858 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia. He died in 1860 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Sarah Jane Little1

F, b. 1867
FatherFrancis Thomas Little b. 1828
MotherElizabeth Eaton b. 1838
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Her married name was Bellett. Sarah Jane Little was born in 1867 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia. She married Albert George Bellett, son of James Bellett and Fanny Radford, in 1895 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Family

Albert George Bellett b. 1866
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] Website: Archives Office of Tasmania.