Thomas Simmons
(Abt 1778-1856)
Mary Smith
(Abt 1789-1871)
Robert Carter
Charles Simmons
Sarah Carter
Zipporah Simmons
(Abt 1842-1898)


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1. Thomas Martin
2. James Francis Tribolet

Zipporah Simmons

  • Born: Abt 1842, Downham Market, Norfolk, England
  • Christened: 25 Dec 1842, Downham Market, Norfolk, England
  • Marriage (1): Thomas Martin on 27 Sep 1859 in Clarendon Street, Chillwell, Victoria, Australia
  • Marriage (2): James Francis Tribolet on 12 Nov 1891 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Died: 4 Jan 1898, Waun Ponds, Shire of Barrabool, County Grant, Victoria, Australia aged about 56
  • Buried: Jan 1898, Eastern Cemetery, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

bullet  General Notes:

Info Source: Penny Simmons


Zipporah married Thomas Martin, son of William Martin and Grace Barrett, on 27 Sep 1859 in Clarendon Street, Chillwell, Victoria, Australia. (Thomas Martin was born on 13 Aug 1815 in Kilkhampton, Cornwall, England, died in 1873 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia and was buried in 1873 in Australia.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Marriage Witnesses: Owen Johns and William Lamble.

Illegal marriage Zipporah Simmons . Thomas Martin
8 Oct 1859
The Melbourne Argus (Geelong)
At the Police Office this morning (7 Oct 1859), a Mr. Thomas Martin appeared before the Bench, to answer a charge of abduction, in having married a young girl named Zipporah Simmons, daughter of Mr. Simmons, innkeeper, Waurn Ponds, with- out his consent, she being under 17 years of age. The Bench, consisting of the Mayor and Police Magistrate, ordered the case to be adjourned for adjudication before the Newtown and Chilwell Bench, the offence having been committed within its jurisdiction. The charges against the Rev. Charles Hodges, the officiating clergyan, and Owen Johns and William Lambie, as accessories before the act, were also ordered to stand over for disposal before the same Bench.


Zipporah next married James Francis Tribolet, son of John Tribolet and Marianne Gross, on 12 Nov 1891 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. (James Francis Tribolet was born in 1836 in Bern, Switzerland, died on 14 Apr 1899 in Belmont, Victoria, Australia and was buried on 16 Apr 1899 in Eastern Cemetery, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.)

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