A request to all descendants and associated families of Jeremiah and Mary Ware of Tasmania are invited to attend the 175th Anniversary Celebration of their sons, the Ware brothers Jeremiah George, Joseph and John’s arrival at Williamstown, Victoria on 29 April 1838. During Australia’s early pioneering years these three brothers, together with sisters Maria and Amelia, became well-known identities throughout the Western District of Victoria.
Jeremiah Ware married Mary Brookes in 1816 London, England.
They arrived on the ‘Lusitania’ in Hobart Town, Van Diemen’s Land, on 25 April 1823.
Their children -
Sarah Ann married John Wilkinson in 1832
Jeremiah George married Ann Young McRobie 1851, widowed 1859, she married William J Aitkin 1862
Joseph married Barbara Mary Bridget Jennings 1850
Maria married Thomas Dowling 1842
Lucy married Henry Hinsby 1849
John married Martha Grey 1853
Mary Ann married Charles Hurst 1859, widowed 1864, he married Jane Brodie 1867
Amelia married Thomas Howells 1859
Activities include –
Saturday 27 April – “At Home with the Wares”, Warrnambool Art Gallery, (WAG), 26 Liebig Street, special family preview and opening ceremony at 1 pm.
Works selected from the collection of the WAG will be presented in celebration of the Ware Family Reunion. This exhibition will remain on show to the public until Thursday 13 June 2013. Ware family members unable to attend the Reunion will have the opportunity to view the exhibition as well as allowing the public to see these significant items.
Saturday 27 April – “Family Reunion Dinner”, Club Warrnambool Restaurant, 86 Kepler Street, 6.30 pm for 7 pm.
Select your meal from their delicious A La Carté menu; one Bill per Table including drinks. If attending this function it is essential to know numbers as early as possible, please contact Karen, details below.
Sunday 28 April – “Family Get-together”, Foreshore Pavilion, La Bella Community Room, 50 Viaduct Road, 10 am – 5 pm. $20 per person: Children 12 and under Free.
Welcome and presentation at 2 pm, group photos, afternoon tea provided. Lunch can be purchased at the Pavilion Café & Bar anytime. Please bring your family photos to share.
For more information email Karen – firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 03 5566 3326 or Terese – email@example.com or phone 03 6391 2751.