John RANN

John RANN

Male 1821 - 1903  (81 years)

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  • Name John RANN 
    • The Biographical Index of South Australia contains the following entry for John :
      Born c1823, Lan Eng. Arrived in Australia in 1855 aboard the "Northern Light". His occupation was a carpenter. His residence was at Port Adelaide (Portland Estate). Religion was Church of England. He married Sarah Anne STANLEY, who was born c1827.Their children were John Albert (c1846 - ), Richard (c1853 - ), Sarah Jane Northern Light and Louisa (1862 - 1938).
    • Northern Light.
      The ship Northern Light, built in Quebec in 1853 was a three masted Schooner of 1,283 (nm) tons, owned by Lemon and Company and registered in Liverpool, Engand. On the 14th December 1863, during a gale in Port Phillip, the Northern Light was washed ashore on Swan Island, but survived to be refloated on the 19th February 1864. On the voyage bringing our immigrants it departed from Liverpool, England under the command of Captain H.W. Plan on the 7th December 1854 there were 435 immigrants, 104 adult males, 217 females, 48 male children and 66 female children all under the age of 14 years, overseen by the Surgeon Superintendent J.T.S. Jolley. The ship arrived at Port Adelaide after a voyage of 119 days with 432 immigrants on the 9th April 1855 as three of the girls had died.
    Born 17 Oct 1821  St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 7 Apr 1855  Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 17 Apr 1903  Tea Tree Gully, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Obituary
      Mr. John Rann, sen., who for a long time resided at Port Adelaide, died at his residence, Teatree Gully last week. For several years he was a carpenter and builder at the Port. He took keen interest in political and municipal affairs, and for a long time was a councillor in the Port Adelaide Corporation. Much of the success of the Port Adelaide Institute in the early days was due to his untiring energy. He served on the institute committee for a number of years.
      Transcribed from the Chronicle (Adelaide, SA:1895-1954) Sat 25 Apr 1903, Page 35 (from Trove).
    Buried Woodville, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30  Squire
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2019 

    Father Joseph RANN,   b. 1792, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ann GWINNUTT,   c. 26 Mar 1797, St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1877  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 02 Apr 1815  Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Anne STANLEY,   b. 1827,   d. 26 Jul 1913, Queenstown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 1844  Dudley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. John Albert RANN,   b. 09 Jun 1845, Dudley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1912, Church Place, Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Richard Joseph RANN,   b. 1852, Dudley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1916, High Street, Queenstown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Sarah Jane Northern Light RANN,   b. 1855, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1921, Queenstown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Louisa RANN,   b. 13 Feb 1862, Portland Estate, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1938, Salisbury, SA, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Ann RANN,   b. 05 Jun 1865, Portland Estate, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1895, Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Oct 1821 - St Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 7 Apr 1855 - Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1903 - Tea Tree Gully, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodville, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
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  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Births UK Parish, 6 Mar 2019.
      On 17 October 1821, at Dudley, Worcester, John RANN,male.
      Father Joseph RANN.
      Mother Ann.
      Transcribed from a parish birth index (Findmypast).

    2. [S12] Deaths South Australian Civil, 6 Mar 2019.
      On 17 April 1903, at Tea Tree Gully, John RANN, male, 81 years, married. Residence Tea Tree Gully.
      R J RANN, son.
      Transcribed from a death index (Genealogy SA on-line record).

    3. [S37] Marriage England Parish Records, 15 Jul 2018.
      On 2 April 1815, at the Anglican Church of Sts Mary and Chad, Brewood, Staffordshire.
      Groom Joseph RANN, bachelor.
      Bride Ann GWINNUTT, spinster.
      Witnesses Sabina ROBERT and Jack BOYDEN. Celebrant John HUTTON, Curate.
      Transcribed from a parish marriage index (Findmypast on-line record).

    4. [S24] Marriage GRO England, 6 Mar 2019.
      In Q3 1844, at Dudley, Staffordshire.
      Groom John RANN.
      Bride Sarah Ann STANLEY.
      Transcribed from a marriage index (Findmypast).