Simon (Simeon) DURBIDGE, b. ca 1822, ___ son of James DURBIDGE and Frances ____ was married abt 1865 at ____ to Martha STANLEY, b. ca 1831, ___, dau of ____ and ____.

Simon (Simeon) DURBIDGE may have had a first marriage to Elizabeth PETTIT in 1852 at Adelaide with the birth of a daughter Ellen Bertha Pettit DURBIDGE who married a George NEIL at Adelaide in 1876.

Simon (Simeon) DURBIDGE may have had a second marriage to Jane MADDEN as there was the birth and death of a girl, Martha DURBIDGE at Cavendish in 1867 with these parents.

Simon (Simeon) DURBIDGE and Martha STANLEY appear to have had 9 children at Carapook and Killara (near Strathdownie) from 1868 to 1880.

Simon (Simeon) DURBIDGE & Martha STANLEY had the following known family:

  1. Annie DURBIDGE b. 1868, d. 1868, Carapook, Vic.
  2. Simon \ Simeon DURBIDGE b. 1870, Sandford, Vic, m. Susan Emma JEWELL
  3. James DURBIDGE b. 1871, d. 1871, Carapook, Vic.
  4. Susan DURBIDGE b. 1872, Killara (Strathdownie), Vic, m. Frank Simpson BOOTH
  5. Richard DURBIDGE b. 1874, Sandford, Vic, ___.
  6. William DURBIDGE b. 1875, Sandford, Vic, m. Sarah Ann BLACK
  7. Frances DURBIDGE b. 1877, Sandford, Vic, m. Nathaniel MITCHELL
  8. Levi DURBIDGE b. ca 1878, ___, m. May Eliza BOND
  9. Frederick DURBIDGE b. 1880, Killara (Strathdownie), Vic, m. Emma Andrews BAUGH