My name is Tracey and I have just begun piecing together my "Ninness" family tree.After carrying out a little research I have traced my family lineage as follows:
I am great granddaughter (x7) to William Ninness who married Catherine Cock on the 9th of November, 1753 at St Gluvias, Penryn in Cornwall. I am great granddaughter (x6) to William Ninness who married Jane Bunter (noted as Butcher in the Cornwall Parish Registers) on the 25th of March, 1783 in Cornwall. I am great granddaughter (x5) to William Ninness who married Grace Dillon Jenkin (aka Jenking)on the 5th of May, 1805 in Cornwall. I am great granddaughter (x4) to William Ninness who was sent here as a convict on the Vittoria in 1829 and married Jane Bloodworth on 27th April, 1840 in Paterson, NSW.**I note he also married a second time to Charlotte Curtis (aka Curtain, Curtayne) on 5th January, 1874. I am great (x3) granddaughter to William Ninness who married Ann Towns on the 19th of July, 1864 in Paterson, Durham, NSW. I am great great granddaughter to John Dillon Ninness (son of William Ninness and Ann Towns) who married Lilly Hawkins on 6th August, 1892 (looks like 1893 on copy of Marriage Certificate) in West Maitland. I am great granddaughter to May Ninness (granddaughter of John Dillon Ninness) who married Peter Parsons on the 28th of March, 1923 in Adamstown. I am granddaughter to Syliva Mary Parsons (granddaughter of John Dillon Ninness) who married Arthur Bracewell Jones on the 27th of March, 1943 at St Johns Church in Cessnock. I am daughter of Lynette Ann Jones (great granddaughter of John Dillon Ninness) who married Raymond Brian Wellard on the 5th of November, 1966 in Sydney.
I have obtained quite a bit of information from my grandmother together with pictures of my great grandmother, John Dillon Ninness and Lilly Hawkins.I only have photocopies of photographs of her brothers and sisters which unfortunately aren't very clear.I would like to put together some sort of a Family Tree Album that could become somewhat of a family heirloom to be passed down through the generations.
I would be very grateful to receive copies of any photographs you may have together with any great stories you may have.
I remember as a child I used to look forward to every visit with my grandparents because they would always tell us cool stories about their childhood and the stories their parents used to tell them.I would love pass that sort of history onto my children.
I hope I haven't bored you too much and I look forward to hearing from you - or anyone you think might be able to help me get together a collection of "Ninness Family Photos & Family Stories".