Wylie family from the 18th Century

Note: John Wylie (1817 - 1876) was the first of this Wylie family to arrive in South Australia. Two previous generations of Wylies have been identified by other researchers (see "Sources" below).

Some South Australian Families


John WYLIE

Birth: Scotland, date unknown
Death: Unknown

Family: Mary DEANS (birth and death dates unknown)
Marriage: not known

Children (probably others):

  1. Benjamin WYLIE

Benjamin WYLIE

Birth: Canonbie, Dumfries, Scotland, about 1752
Death: Unknown

Father: John WYLIE
Mother: Mary DEANS

Family: Mary HYSLOP (birth and death dates unknown)
Marriage:
Children:

  1. Ann WYLIE
  2. William WYLIE
  3. John WYLIE
  4. Benjamin WYLIE
  5. Richard WYLIE

William WYLIE

Birth: about 1788 Windyhill, Canonbie, Dumfries, Scotland
Death: 2 Jan 1853 - At Sea aboard the ship Shackamaxon
Burial: 1853 - At Sea
Cause of Death: probably Scarlet Fever

Father: Benjamin WYLIE
Mother: Mary HYSLOP

Family: Ann YOUNG (b. 1789 Kirkpatrick, Dumfries, Scotland, d. 14 Nov 1878 Mt. Gambier, South Australia)
Marriage:
Children:

  1. James WYLIE b 1 September 1811, Forgebraehead, Canonbie, Dumfries, Scotland
  2. Benjamin WYLIE b 9 May 1813, Forgebraehead; d 11 February 1878, Strathalbyn, SA
  3. Ann WYLIE b ~18 April 1815, Forgebraehead, Canonbie, Dumfries; d 3 December 1878, Strathalbyn, SA
  4. John WYLIE b 16 July 1817, Forgebraehead (TWIN); d 21 April 1876, Strathalbyn, SA
  5. Margaret WYLIE b 16 July 1817, Forgebraehead (TWIN); d 12 September 1866, Strathalbyn, SA
  6. Jane WYLIE b 21 September 1819, Forgebraehead; d before 1821
  7. Jane WYLIE b 24 January 1821 in Forgebraehead
  8. William WYLIE b 1827, Forgebraehead; d 14 May 1879, Strathalbyn, SA
  9. Robert WYLIE b 13 April 1828, Forgebraehead; d 7 April 1880, Melbourne, Victoria
  10. Mary WYLIE b 31 January 1834, Forgebraehead; d 25 March 1913, Mt. Gambier, SA

John Wylie and Mary Brown headstone - 1876 and 1887

John WYLIE

Birth: 16 Jun 1817 Forgebraehead, Canonbie, Dumfries, Scotland
ARRIVAL (in South Australia): 30 Apr 1839 on the ship Fairfield (Captain Robert ABBOTT) Pt Adelaide(dep Liverpool via Cape)
Death: 21 April 1876
Burial: April 1876 Strathalbyn SA - Fogden Plot

Father: William WYLIE
Mother: Ann YOUNG

Family: Mary PORTER (b. between 1819 and 1822, d. 21 Mar 1887, buried at Strathalbyn, South Australia as Mary BROWN)
Marriage: Gretna Green, Scotland
Children:

  1. Jane WYLIE 1842 - 1914
  2. Margaret Ann WYLIE b: 1848
  3. Sarah Ann WYLIE b: 1849 d: 20 Sep 1862
  4. John WYLIE b 12 Dec 1854 d: 12 Jul 1936
  5. William WYLIE b 16 September 1857, Lake Alexandrina (Str b 13 p246); d 24 November 1876
  6. Mary Elizabeth WYLIE b 16 March 1861, Lake Alexandrina (Wel b22 p270)

Jane Wylie (and Richard Fogden) headstone - 1914 Jane Wylie

Jane WYLIE

Birth: 20 May 1842 Long Valley, South Australia
Death: 9 Mar 1914 Southwark, South Australia
Burial: Mar 1914 Strathalbyn, South Australia

Father: John WYLIE
Mother: Mary PORTER

Family: Richard FOGDEN
Marriage: 21 Oct 1862 Plain Field, Wellington SA Children:

  1. Charles William FOGDEN
  2. Mary Jane FOGDEN
  3. Ellen Sophia FOGDEN
  4. Richard FOGDEN
  5. Francis Annie FOGDEN
  6. Margaret Elizabeth FOGDEN
  7. Elizabeth Ann FOGDEN
  8. Florence Alice FOGDEN
  9. Henrietta FOGDEN
  10. Edith May FOGDEN Walter Thomas FOGDEN
  11. Arthur John FOGDEN
See Richard FOGDEN for further details of these children

Note: apparently Richard and Jane adopted at least 3 other children.


Sources:


Some South Australian Families

Updated 28 March 2017