The Rutherfords ofAustraliaUpdated June 4, 2006
|Researching the Rutherfords of Australia.|
James Smyth Rutherford was born 1842 in (I believe)Belfast, Ireland. He married Elizabeth Totton in St Annes Church of Ireland Belfast 1862. They produced a son James in 1864 then migrated to Port Philip Aust on the Oceanica in 1865.
I have reasonable family history from there. Finding James forefathers is proving to be very difficult, at the moment I am exploring a line, in Newcastle upon Tyne. Experiencing the same difficulty with Totton. Father was James, a servant, according to marriage cert.
Other names: McSween, Shaw, West, Wells, Omant, Murdoch, Hayes, Goss, Neary etc.
Will freely share information with other genuine researchers.