Edmond Colbert

(circa 1850 - 26 July 1902)
     Edmond Colbert was born circa 1850 in Shanagarry, Cloyne, Cork, Ireland. Shanagarry is a town and townland in Kilmahon parish, Middleton Poor Law Union. He was the son of William Colbert (of Cloyne) and Margaret Kinealy or Kennealy.
     Edmond Colbert and Bridget Colbert arrived per "Vimiera" on 3 April 1868 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He was aged 17 and travelled with Bridget Colbert aged 20.
     Edmond Colbert married Catherine MacRae on 24 November 1874 in Springfield, Victoria, Australia. Edmond Colbert was listed in the rate book between 1878 and 1885 for property. He is probably the Edmond/Edmund/Edward listed at Warange leasing Crown property between 4 Jun 1878 and 2 Jun 1885. He was listed in a directory dated 1900 as was a farmer at Merrigum, Victoria. There was also an Edm. grazier, Witchipool. Edmond was a farmer.
     Edmond died on 26 July 1902 in Pine Lodge South, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia. He was buried on 26 July 1902 in Mooroopna. Aged 52, farmer of Pinelodge South, RC section.
     His will was proved on 28 July 1903 at Victoria. His will directed that he be buried at Mooroopna with his late son Thomas.

Children of Edmond Colbert and Catherine MacRae

Catherine MacRae

(circa 1856 - 1950)
     Catherine MacRae was born circa 1856 in Mt William, Kilmore, Victoria. Birthdate was erased - to be followed up..
     Catherine MacRae married Edmond Colbert, son of William Colbert (of Cloyne) and Margaret Kinealy or Kennealy, on 24 November 1874 in Springfield, Victoria, Australia.
     Catherine died in 1950 in Kyabram, Victoria, Australia.

Children of Catherine MacRae and Edmond Colbert