Henry John White was born in England about 1814 and baptised 29th September 1814, son
of Henry White and Mary Barnett. Henry's occupation varies from Gentleman in 1843 to
Draper in 1862.
Jane Allen Boyd was born in Scotland about 1820 according to daughter Anna's birth
certificate. Possible baptism is Jane Allan Boyd 22nd February 1822 at St Nicholas Aberdeen,
daughter of John Boyd and Elizabeth Simm
Marriage: Henry John White married Jane 'Ellen' Boyd on 16th February 1839 in Dundee,
Their Children Were:
Henry White; baptised Presbytarian Church, Melbourne, January 1840 [ref 543] Possible
death aged 2 days 1840, ref 174/1840
Jane Boyd White, baptised 2nd December 1840 St James, Melbourne Registered 1841 [ref
12424]. Married James Middleton 1866
Eliza Mary White born 25th September 1842 baptised 14th July 1843 St James, Melbourne,
[Collingwood] 1843 [ref 13353] Father a gentleman of Collingowood. Married William Fletcher
Jessie Ann White born Goulburn River Victoria, 1845 [ref 14507] Baptised 15th November
1845, St James Melbourne. [FS] Married Findlay McCrae 1866. Died 1927 aged 84
Mary Barnett White born 1847 [unconfirmed]. Married Edward Cloud Finlay 1868 Victoria
Emily Paul White born about 1848. [mentioned on birth cert of sister Anna] Married Thomas
Marron 1875, Victoria when she is described as the fifth daughter of H J White in a newspaper
John Boyd White baptised Kilmore Church? 1851 [ref 25546] Married Eliza King, 1880,
Charlotte Thomson White born about 1852. Married Harry Rodgers 1876, Victoria. Died 1939
[from death registration stating parents names]
Caroline White born 1855 Geelong [ref 10899] Married John Colin Muir, 1883. Died 1916 [as
Unnamed Male White born Geelong 1857 [ref 15410] died aged 1 day Geelong [ref 6700]
Henrietta White born Port Henry 1858 [ref 17724]. Married Thomas Cruse, 1880, Victoria.
Died 1897 aged 38 [as Hetta Cruse]
Alice Marion White born 1862, Cowes? [ref 2495] Married 1) Charles Cruse 1884 Victoria.
Charles Cruse died 1908 2) John Colin Muir 1919, Victoria. John Muir was the widower of
Alice's sister Caroline. Died 1949, Victoria.
Henry John White born 22nd December 1864, registration Flemington 1865 [ref 2272]
Baptised St Thomas Essendon 12th February 1865 [FS] Died 1901 Melbourne
Anna White aka Anna Wishaw White born 21st September 1867 at Flemington [ref 14894]
Father a draper of Flemington. Married 1) John Henry Gott 1909 who died 1914 2) Alfred Jos
1839 Port Phillip Directory lists Lt Col Henry John White in Melbourne
1840: Henry John White buys a town allotment by auction in Melbourne. His entry is noted;
Sold for £410, £100 allowed him as a late Ensign in the Army.
The Melbourne Argus of Friday 28th July 1848 reports that Henry was granted a lease of crown
Land in the Murray District. No 120, 'Upton' Ponkeen Creek with an area of 20 square miles
and able to graze 4000 sheep.
The 1856 Electoral Roll shows Henry John White, a freehold farmer of 49 acres, residing at
Point Henry Road Geelong [Barwon]
Henry John White aged 69 in Brunswick, Victoria in 1884 ref 7996, father Henry, mother Mary
Jane Allan White, relict of H J White died on 8th March 1905 aged 84
Henry John White and Jane Allen Boyd