John Lessels (1825-1874)

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History

John Lessels was born 7 December 1825 in Scotland to David Lessels and Margaret nee Currie.


John Lessels worked at the Phoenix Foundry from at least 1859 to 1874, serving 15 years as a foreman.


John Lessels died 13 January 1874 at 56 Dawson Street South, Ballarat (Victoria, Australia). He is buried in the Ballaarat Old Cemetery (Area C, Section 8, Row 2, Grave 15).

Legacy

Family

David Lessels married Margaret Currie

--+ John Lessels (1825-1874) married Isabella Pitcaithly Rollo (1829-1918)

--.--+ David Lessels (c1853-1912) married Anne Glasson (c1856-1882)

--...+ David Lessels (c1853-1912) married Mary Curnow

--.--.--+ William David Lessels (1886-?) married Mary Lucy Josephine Buckingham (c1887-1936)

--.--.--.--+ Alex Lessels

--.--.--.--+ Colin Lessels

--.--.--.--+ Kenneth Lessels

--.--.--.--+ Billy Lessels

--.--.--+ John Ernest Lessels (1888-?) married E. E. UNKNOWN

--.--.--+ Lily Lessels (1890-1890)

--.--.--+ Isabella Lessels (1895-?)

--.--+ Annie Stevens Lessels (?-1894) married William Brown Laird

--.--.--+ William Henry Laird (1874-1902)

--.--.--+ Isabella Laird (1875-?)

--.--.--+ Agnes Laird (1877-?)

--.--.--+ Annie Lessels Laird (1882-?)

--.--+ John Andrew Lessels (1856-1924) married Elizabeth Ann Gould (1860-1945)

--.--.--+ George David Lessels (1882-?)

--.--.--+ John Albert Lessels (1884-1926)

--.--.--+ Emily Isabel Lessels (1886-?)

--.--.--+ Alick Miller Lessels (1888-1896)

--.--.--+ Amy Beatrice Lessels (1895-1985)

--.--.--+ Annie Hardiman Lessels (1897-?)

--.--+ Margaret Currie Lessels (1859-1926) married Frederick Hume Cadwallader Mackenzie

--.--.--+ Sarah Rosa Mackenzie (1891-?)

--.--.--+ Frederick Donald Mackenzie (1897-?)

--.--.--+ Annie Jean Mackenzie (1900-?)

--.--+ Henry Lessels (1861-1861)

--.--+ William Lessels (1865-1866)


See also

Phoenix Foundry


Notes


References


Further Reading

External links


--Beth Kicinski 16:55, 19 January 2015 (EST)

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