Joseph Jonas JENNINGS, b. abt 1823, Bradford, Yorkshire, England married in 1854 at Portland, Victoria to Mary HUTCHINS. b. 1834 Hampshire, England, daughter of George HUTCHINS and Margart KNIGHT.

Joseph JENNINGS, Carrier of Carapook with 5 school-aged children, living 1 mile NE of Carapook was one of the signatures to the 1875 petition aimed at establishing a new school at Carapook.

Mary JENNINGS (nee HUTCHINS) died in 1863.

Joseph JENNINGS married again in 1866 to Isabella McKINNON, b. abt 1836 Scotland, daughter of Hector McKINNON and Isabella ____.

Joseph JENNINGS died at Coleraine in 1895 and his wife Isabella died in 1909 also at Coleraine, Victoria.

Joseph JENNINGS and Mary HUTCHINS had the following known family...

  1. Ann JENNINGS b. 1855, Konongwootong, Victoria, d. 1915, Harrow, Victoria, m1. James REILLY, m2. Thomas Peel DENTON;
  2. Elizabeth JENNINGS b. 1856, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1941, Hamilton, Vic. m. Joseph SCOTT 1858-1926;
  3. William JENNINGS b. 1857, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1933 Coleraine, Vic, m. Mary SOUTHERN / SUTHERLAND 1861-1909;
  4. Mary Ann Agnes? JENNINGS b. 1858, Coleraine, Victoria, d. 1925 Mount Gambier, SA, (relationship and children with Robert CARRISON 1830-1908 at Harrow, Vic and Port Macdonnell, SA) m. 1891 to Walter Charles CARRISON 1861-1918;
  5. Charlotte JENNINGS b. 1860, Coleraine, Victoria, d. 1935, Terang, Vic, m. Joseph BICKLEY 1856-1942;
  6. Margaret JENNINGS b. 1862, Coleraine, Victoia, d. 1949, Coleraine, Vic, m. William Henry BICKLEY 1834-1919.

Joseph JENNINGS and Isabella McKINNON had the following known family...

  1. Catharine JENNINGS b. 1867, Portland, Vic. d. 1949, Ballarat, Vic m. George WELCH 1863-1933 (Catharine's first child was born at Carapook in 1889.)
  2. Jessie JENNINGS b. 1870, Portland, m. 1890 Robert ALLEN
  3. Donald Francis JENNINGS b. 1873, Heywood, d. 1937 Hamilton, Vic
  4. Sarah Ann JENNINGS b. 1875, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1900 Hamilton, Vic.