John Samuel Thomas BRANT b. 1856 Muckleford, Victoria, son of John BRANT and Martha FITZGERALD married in 1879, ___, Victoria to Elizabeth Jane MAYES b. ca1860 Harrow ?, Victoia, daughter of John Allan MAYES and Sarah McDOUGALL.

John Alexander BRANT was one of their sons who served in WW1 and obtained a Soldier Settlement block on the Glenorchy Estate near Merino, Victoria.

Another son, Henry BRANT also served in WW1 and was killed in France in 1916.

John Samuel Thomas BRANT and Elizabeth Jane MAYES had the following family:

  1. John Alexander BRANT b. 1880, Harrow, Vic, m. Alice Emily BROWN.;
  2. Herbert Lemuel BRANT b. 1881, Harrow, Vic, m. Emma Jane PACKER.;
  3. Martha BRANT b. 1883, Harrow, Vic, m. ___ MULLER.;
  4. Elizabeth Sarah BRANT b. 1884, Harrow, Vic.;
  5. James BRANT b. 1887, Harrow, Vic, m. Esther Adelaide HAYLOCK.;
  6. Annie BRANT b. 1888, Harrow, Vic, m. ___ BLOOMFIELD.;
  7. Henry BRANT b. 1891, Harrow, Vic.;
    • 1st AIF, Pte 1033, 38th Battalion
    • enlisted 17 Mar 1916
    • KIA 24 Dec 1916, France
  8. Mary Ann BRANT b. 1894, Harrow, Vic, m. ___ MARSH.;
  9. Effie BRANT b. 1895, Harrow, Vic, m. ___.;