Joseph George ANSON, b. 1859, "Wininburn" station, near Coleraine, S-W Victoria son of George ANSON & Elizabeth JOHNSON was married in 1885 to Margaret McNICOL, b. 1859 "Glenorchy" Station, near Merino, S-W Victoria, daughter of Alexander McNICOL and Catherine HEALY.

Some members of Joseph ANSON's family lived at or were involved with the settlement of Carapook.

Joseph George ANSON and Margaret McNICOL had the following known family...

  1. George Alexander ANSON b. 1886 Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1972, Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. Eva Maud HOOPER 1887-1978, b. Lillimur, near Kaniva, Western Victoria, daughter of John HOOPER and Elizabeth WILLOUGHBY.

  2. Kathleen Amy ANSON b. 1888 Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1943, Ballarat, Vic., m. Matthew TEMPLTON 1874-1962, b. Carapook, S-W Vic.

  3. Arthur John ANSON b. 1889 Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1948, Branxholme, S-W Vic., m. in 1931 to Sylvia Catherine Blanche Margaret ROBERTS 1909-1970, b. Casterton, S-W Vic. Arthur ANSON served in WW1 as...

  4. Dora May ANSON b. 1891 Coleraine, Vic, m. Thomas Bartholomew UMBERS who served in WW1 as...

  5. Russell ANSON b. 1894 Coleraine, Vic, m. Amy Catherine Bromley EDWARDS. Russell ANSON served in WW1 as...
    • 1915, 25th Jun : enlisted as Pte 2558, 6th Battalion, AIF
    • 1915, : served Gallipoli as Pte 2558, 6th Battalion, AIF
    • 1916 : transferred to Gnr 2558, 24th Field Regt, 5th Division Artillery
    • 1916-18 : served France as Gnr 2558, 24th Field Regt, 5th Division Artillery
    • 1919, 13th Apr : RTA
    • Named : Carapook WW1 Honour Roll
    • Soldier Settler : "Miga Lake" estate, N of Harrow, S-W Vic.

  6. Leslie ANSON b. 1898, Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1981, m. in 1923 to Alice May POVEY 1900-1970 of Carapook, S-W Vic.