Samuel Best

M, b. 25 February 1774, d. 24 April 1846
FatherCharles Best b. 22 Aug 1734, d. 7 Jan 1825
MotherElizabeth Whiffen b. 10 Jun 1739
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Samuel Best was baptized on 25 February 1774 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. He was born on 25 February 1774 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. He married Jane Stickland on 23 January 1794 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. Samuel Best died on 24 April 1846 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England, at age 72.

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Jane Stickland b. c 1774, d. Sep 1838
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Jane Stickland

F, b. circa 1774, d. September 1838
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Best. Jane Stickland was born circa 1774 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. She married Samuel Best, son of Charles Best and Elizabeth Whiffen, on 23 January 1794 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. Jane Stickland died in September 1838 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England.

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Samuel Best b. 25 Feb 1774, d. 24 Apr 1846
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Elizabeth Best

F, b. 17 December 1780, d. 3 March 1860
FatherCharles Best b. 9 Jun 1757, d. 31 Jul 1818
MotherElizabeth Lillywhite b. 7 Apr 1761, d. 16 Apr 1835
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Blann. Elizabeth Best was born on 17 December 1780 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. She married John Blann on 25 November 1800 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. Elizabeth Best lived in 1851 at Beeding, Sussex, England. She died on 3 March 1860 at Steyning, Sussex, England, at age 79. She died on 3 March 1860 at Steyning, Sussex, England, at age 79.

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John Blann b. 16 Aug 1778, d. 2 Feb 1866
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John Blann

M, b. 16 August 1778, d. 2 February 1866
Last Edited2 May 2011
     John Blann was born on 16 August 1778 at Lesser Beeding, Sussex, England. He married Elizabeth Best, daughter of Charles Best and Elizabeth Lillywhite, on 25 November 1800 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. John Blann lived in 1851 at Beeding, Sussex, England. He lived in 1861 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. He died on 2 February 1866 at Brighton, Sussex, New Jersey, USA, at age 87.

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Elizabeth Best b. 17 Dec 1780, d. 3 Mar 1860
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James Best

M, b. 6 March 1788, d. 4 September 1869
FatherCharles Best b. 9 Jun 1757, d. 31 Jul 1818
MotherElizabeth Lillywhite b. 7 Apr 1761, d. 16 Apr 1835
ReferenceB-57727-J
Last Edited17 Sep 2012
     James Best was born on 6 March 1788 at Beeding, Sussex, England. He was baptized on 20 March 1789 at Beeding, Sussex, England. He was Shepherd circa 1800 at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. He lived in 1807 at Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He lived in 1808 at Orkney and Shetland Islands, Scotland. He served in The Battle of Waterloo, France, in 1815 James was press ganged into the Navy and served on HMS Bellerophon at the battle of Trafalgar. It also appears that he spent seven years as a prisoner of the French at Arras. He married Ann Goacher on 27 March 1815 at Brighton, Sussex, England. James Best immigrated on 8 May 1829 to Victoria, Australia on the ship 'City of Sydney'. He immigrated after 8 May 1829 to on the ship 'Orelia'; from Victoria to Van Diemen's Land. He Fell from his horse at the rookery in May 1853. He died on 4 September 1869 at 'Shepherds Folly', Branxholme, Victoria, Australia, at age 81 died from cancer of eye. He was buried on 8 September 1869 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia.

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Ann Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
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Ann Goacher

F, b. 17 March 1796, d. 30 April 1871
Last Edited17 Sep 2012
     Her married name was Best. Ann Goacher was born on 17 March 1796 at Ashurst, Sussex, England. She married James Best, son of Charles Best and Elizabeth Lillywhite, on 27 March 1815 at Brighton, Sussex, England. Ann Goacher died on 30 April 1871 at 'Shepherds Folly', Branxholme, Victoria, Australia, at age 75.

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James Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
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Phillip Best

M, b. 8 June 1800, d. October 1887
FatherCharles Best b. 9 Jun 1757, d. 31 Jul 1818
MotherElizabeth Lillywhite b. 7 Apr 1761, d. 16 Apr 1835
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Phillip Best was born on 8 June 1800 at Sussex, England. He married Ann Norris on 8 June 1823 at Upton cum, Buckinghamshire, England. Phillip Best died in October 1887 at Eton, Buckinghamshire, England, at age 87.

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Ann Norris b. 1806, d. 1872
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Ann Norris

F, b. 1806, d. 1872
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Best. Ann Norris was born in 1806 at Stanley, Gloucestershire, England. She married Phillip Best, son of Charles Best and Elizabeth Lillywhite, on 8 June 1823 at Upton cum, Buckinghamshire, England. Ann Norris lived in 1871 at Datchet, Buckinghamshire, England. She died in 1872 at Eton, Buckinghamshire, England.

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Phillip Best b. 8 Jun 1800, d. Oct 1887
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James Best

M, b. 10 August 1794, d. 1878
FatherSamuel Best b. 25 Feb 1774, d. 24 Apr 1846
MotherJane Stickland b. c 1774, d. Sep 1838
Last Edited2 May 2011
     James Best was baptized on 10 August 1794 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. He was born on 10 August 1794 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. He married Elizabeth Vacher in 1821 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. James Best married Ann Ackerman in 1839 at Dorset, England. James Best lived in 1851 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. He lived in 1861 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. He lived in 1871 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. He died in 1878 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. He died in December 1878 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England, at age 84.

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Elizabeth Vacher b. 1797, d. Sep 1836
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Ann Ackerman b. 1800, d. 1877

Ann Ackerman

F, b. 1800, d. 1877
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Best. Ann Ackerman was born in 1800 at Dorset, England. She married James Best, son of Samuel Best and Jane Stickland, in 1839 at Dorset, England. Ann Ackerman died in 1877.

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James Best b. 10 Aug 1794, d. 1878

Elizabeth Vacher

F, b. 1797, d. September 1836
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Best. Elizabeth Vacher was born in 1797 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. She was baptized on 30 April 1797 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. She married James Best, son of Samuel Best and Jane Stickland, in 1821 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England. Elizabeth Vacher died in September 1836 at Milton Abbas, Dorset, England.

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James Best b. 10 Aug 1794, d. 1878
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Thomas Best

M, b. 12 March 1818, d. 17 October 1888
FatherJames Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
MotherAnn Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Thomas Best was born on 12 March 1818 at Hastings, Sussex, England. He married Alice Maguire on 31 March 1844 at Portland, Victoria, Australia. Thomas Best died on 17 October 1888 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia, at age 70. He was buried on 19 October 1888 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia.

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Alice Maguire b. 4 Nov 1825, d. 25 Jul 1891
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Alice Maguire

F, b. 4 November 1825, d. 25 July 1891
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Best. Alice Maguire was born on 4 November 1825 at Armagh or Tyrone, Ireland. She married Thomas Best, son of James Best and Ann Goacher, on 31 March 1844 at Portland, Victoria, Australia. Alice Maguire died on 25 July 1891 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia, at age 65. She was buried on 31 July 1891 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia.

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Thomas Best b. 12 Mar 1818, d. 17 Oct 1888
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Anna Best

F, b. 21 February 1820, d. 21 October 1838
FatherJames Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
MotherAnn Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
ReferenceB-57736-A
Last Edited15 Dec 2014
     Her married name was Ward. Anna Best was born on 21 February 1820 at Hastings, Sussex, England. She was baptized on 21 February 1820 at Beeding, Sussex, England. She arrived on the ship 'Orelia' in 1829 in Hobart Van Diemen's Land, Australia. She immigrated in 1829; to Australia from England. She died on 21 October 1838 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, at age 18. She was buried on 21 October 1838 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Jabez Best

M, b. 8 November 1821, d. 9 September 1903
FatherJames Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
MotherAnn Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Jabez Best was born on 8 November 1821 at Hastings, Sussex, England. He married Nanny Penrose on 7 February 1856 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia. Jabez Best died on 9 September 1903 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia, at age 81. He was buried on 12 September 1903 at Branxholme Cemetery, Branxholme, Victoria, Australia.

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Nanny Penrose b. 1833, d. 16 Mar 1920
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Nanny Penrose

F, b. 1833, d. 16 March 1920
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Best. Nanny Penrose was born in 1833 at Cornwall, England. She married Jabez Best, son of James Best and Ann Goacher, on 7 February 1856 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia. Nanny Penrose died on 16 March 1920 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia. She was buried on 18 March 1920 at Branxholme Cemetery, Branxholme, Victoria, Australia.

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Jabez Best b. 8 Nov 1821, d. 9 Sep 1903
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Catherine Best

F, b. 27 December 1823, d. 23 March 1917
FatherJames Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
MotherAnn Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Robinson. Her married name was McKenzie. Her married name was Brown. Catherine Best was born on 27 December 1823 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. She was baptized on 4 May 1828 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. She married John Brown on 26 November 1838 at St. John's Anglican Church, St John Street, Launceston, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. Catherine Best married David McKenzie on 29 April 1870 at Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Catherine Best married Nathan Robinson on 3 June 1874 at Port Sorell, Tasmania, Australia. Catherine Best died on 23 March 1917 at Mersey, Tasmania, Australia, at age 93.

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John Brown b. 1810, d. 1857
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David McKenzie b. c 1823, d. 11 Mar 1872
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John Brown

M, b. 1810, d. 1857
ReferenceB-57741-J
Last Edited2 May 2011
     John Brown was Farmer. He was born in 1810. He married Catherine Best, daughter of James Best and Ann Goacher, on 26 November 1838 at St. John's Anglican Church, St John Street, Launceston, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. John Brown died in 1857 at Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

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Catherine Best b. 27 Dec 1823, d. 23 Mar 1917
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David McKenzie

M, b. circa 1823, d. 11 March 1872
Last Edited2 May 2011
     David McKenzie was born circa 1823. He married Catherine Best, daughter of James Best and Ann Goacher, on 29 April 1870 at Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. David McKenzie died on 11 March 1872 at Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

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Catherine Best b. 27 Dec 1823, d. 23 Mar 1917
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Nathan Robinson

M, b. 1810, d. 1893
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Nathan Robinson was born in 1810. He married Catherine Best, daughter of James Best and Ann Goacher, on 3 June 1874 at Port Sorell, Tasmania, Australia. Nathan Robinson died in 1893 at Mersey, Tasmania, Australia.

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Catherine Best b. 27 Dec 1823, d. 23 Mar 1917

Miriam Best

F, b. 14 November 1825, d. 15 December 1909
FatherJames Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
MotherAnn Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was McIntyre. Miriam Best was born on 14 November 1825 at Hastings, Sussex, England. She was christened on 4 May 1828 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. She married Duncan McIntyre on 1 July 1846 at Arrandovong, Victoria, Australia. Miriam Best died on 15 December 1909 at 'Glenoe', Penshurst, Victoria, Australia, at age 84. She died on 15 December 1909 at Penshurst, Victoria, Australia, at age 84. She was buried on 18 December 1909 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia.

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Duncan McIntyre b. c 1814, d. 15 Feb 1854
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Duncan McIntyre

M, b. circa 1814, d. 15 February 1854
Last Edited7 Jun 2011
     Duncan McIntyre was born circa 1814 at 'Ardachy', Ardchatten, Argyll, Scotland. He was christened on 5 January 1814 at Ardchattan, Argyll, Scotland. He married Miriam Best, daughter of James Best and Ann Goacher, on 1 July 1846 at Arrandovong, Victoria, Australia. Duncan McIntyre was buried in February 1854 at Branxholme, Victoria, Australia. He died on 15 February 1854 at 'Glenoe', Penshurst, Victoria, Australia, Injuries received from his Horse falling with him.

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Miriam Best b. 14 Nov 1825, d. 15 Dec 1909
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Elizabeth Waterman Best

F, b. 21 November 1827, d. 23 December 1878
FatherJames Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
MotherAnn Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was Stebbings. Elizabeth Waterman Best was born on 21 November 1827 at Hastings, Sussex, England. She was christened on 4 May 1828 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. She married James Stebbings on 26 March 1844 at Campbelltown, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. Elizabeth Waterman Best died on 23 December 1878 at Longford, Tasmania, Australia, at age 51.

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James Stebbings b. 1803, d. 9 Jul 1865
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James Stebbings

M, b. 1803, d. 9 July 1865
Last Edited2 May 2011
     James Stebbings was born in 1803. He married Elizabeth Waterman Best, daughter of James Best and Ann Goacher, on 26 March 1844 at Campbelltown, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. James Stebbings died on 9 July 1865 at Longford, Tasmania, Australia.

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Elizabeth Waterman Best b. 21 Nov 1827, d. 23 Dec 1878
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Caroline Best

F, b. 6 September 1832, d. 22 October 1910
FatherJames Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
MotherAnn Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Her married name was McCallum. Caroline Best was born on 6 September 1832 at Longford, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. She married Donald McCallum on 5 November 1850 at Victoria, Australia. Caroline Best died on 22 October 1910 at Digby, Victoria, Australia, at age 78.

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Donald McCallum b. 8 May 1816, d. 4 Jun 1908
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Donald McCallum

M, b. 8 May 1816, d. 4 June 1908
Last Edited2 May 2011
     Donald McCallum was born on 8 May 1816 at Archacreemore, Argyllshire, Scotland. He married Caroline Best, daughter of James Best and Ann Goacher, on 5 November 1850 at Victoria, Australia. Donald McCallum died on 4 June 1908 at Digby, Victoria, Australia, at age 92.

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Caroline Best b. 6 Sep 1832, d. 22 Oct 1910
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Hannah Best

F, b. 10 June 1833, d. 1919
FatherJames Best b. 6 Mar 1788, d. 4 Sep 1869
MotherAnn Goacher b. 17 Mar 1796, d. 30 Apr 1871
Last Edited16 May 2011
     Her married name was Whitehead. Hannah Best was born on 10 June 1833 at Longford, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. She was Needlewoman for Mrs Toosey in 1845 at Longford, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. She arrived circa 1853 Victoria, Australia. She died in 1919 at Essendon, Victoria, Australia.