Martin Hurst, Jane Vance, Janet Robertson.
Seeking any information about my g/grandfather Martin Hurst b.county Tyrone Ireland c 1821. Arrived Australia in 1841 with his brother Thomas. Married Janet Robertson 1843,who gave birth to 7 children,Helen,Jane,Robert Robertson,William Robertson,Thomas (my grandfather)Samuel Kippax (died as infant) Annie (died as infant). Janet Robertson died 4 days after the birth of Annie in 1856. In the same year Martin Hurst remarries to an irish girl named Jane Vance who bears him 8 children,Elizabeth Ann,Mary,Sedelia,isabella,Martin,James,George,Female? Most births were in the Sofala area of NSW. Martin Hurst snr. died Sydney 1896. Two years later his son Martin also dies,complications of influenza.Would appreciate any info from descendants of My g/grandfathers families on the Vance and Robertson sides or any one else who have an interest in these families. Cheers. Kerry Martin Hurst.