I'm reposting my a message from 4 year ago as there are so many more people using this forum now.
My ancestor is Charles CALDERWOOD b 1821 in Kilmarnock, Scotland, he married Jessie PATERSON b 1823 in Kilmarnock, Scotland in 1849. They had 12 children that I know of. Robert b 1855, Kilmarnock Ayrshire Scot Ann Johnston b 1856, Kilmarnock Ayrshire Scot John b 1858, Kilmarnock Ayrshire Scot Mary b 1859, Kilmarnock Ayrshire Scot William b 1860, Kilmarnock Ayrshire Scot James b 1862, Kilmarnock Ayrshire Scot Adam b 1864, (my G grandfather) Kilmarnock Ayrshire Scot Ann Johnston b 1865, Kilmarnock Ayrshire Scot Francis Goodwin b 1866, Ardrossan Ayrshire Scot Sarah Johnston b 1868, Ardrossan Ayrshire Scot Alexander Brown b 1870 Ardrossan Ayrshire Scot and Thomas b 1873.Dalziel Lanarkshire Scot.
Charles appears to have worked in the mining industry possibly as a Time Keeper.
Adam m Isabella WILSON b 1865 Cambusnethan, Scotland in 1886 and came to Australia in 1886 on the "Duke of Devonshrie". There children where, Jessica Hobarta Devonshire b 1886 at sea Charlotte Euphemia b 1888 South Melbourne Vic d 1889 William Wilson b 1890 Mary (May) b 1892 d 1893 Mary Paton b 1892 Footscray Vic (my grandmother) James Alexander b 1900.
Francis Goodwin also came to Austrlia and died in Ballarat Victoria.One of Adam's brothers is said to have gone to the US.