Lawrence Cleverdon, son of James and Annie Maria Lillian (née Harward) Mountjoy was born on 8 October 1820 at Kilkhampton in Cornwall. In 1949, he married Mary Ann, daughter of John and Mary (née Burrow) Heard. The couple emigrated in as unassisted passengers arriving in November 1852 on the Prince Regent. Mary Ann was reputed to have died and was buried on the roadside near Naracoorte, South Australia. The couple may have been travelling to Caleb Mountjoy's wedding in Adelaide. On 10 November 1855 Lawrence married Jane Honeycombe in Geelong. Both marriages were childless.
Lawrence was a South Barwon councillor, serving from 1888 until 1897. With his brothers Caleb and Thomas he farmed at Roslyn. The three brothers founded Lorne, moving there in March 1882, with the establishment of a boarding house and coach service.
Lawrence died on 17 May 1899 aged 78 years at Geelong and was buried in the Methodist section of the Highton Cemetery. Jane died on 5 April 1910 aged 84 years at Geelong and was buried with him.
George, son of James and Helen (née Easton) Tait, was born in 1844. In 1872 he married Jane Gill (1845-1885) at Connewarre. George, Jane and George's brother Robert selected land in the Omeo Plains, south of Lake Omeo on 4 June 1875. George and Jane's children were:
Minnie Margaret — born 1873, married Robert Henry Blair, died 7 November 1935 at 51 Spring Street at Geelong West
Helen May — born 1876, died 27 August 1945 aged 68, buried at Mount Duneed Cemetery
Alexander Stuart — born 1877, died 17 November 1896 aged 19 at Perth WA
James Easton — born 1879 at Omeo, died 9 January 1900 aged 21, buried in the Presbyterian section of Mount Duneed Cemetery
George Lewis — born 1885, died 14 June 1885 at Omeo, buried at Omeo Cemetery
Jane died on 5 July 1885 at Omeo. After Jane's death, George returned to the Geelong district.
In 1887 he married Mary Jane Blair. Their children were:
Emily Ann — born 28 February 1888, married William Palmer on 18 December 1915 at St George's Presbyterian Church, died 7 November 1950 at Geelong
William George — born 1890, married Ruth Lloyd, died 1954
Lilian Jane — born 1893, married Albert William Cole in 1923, died 6 October 1944
Alice Kate Victoria — born 1895, married John Horace Stephens in 1919, died 25 May 1954 at Barwon Heads
Robert Joshua — born 1898, married Florence May Bailey, died 1978 at Geelong
Alick John — born 1901, married Janet Margaret Campbell in 1927, died 1950 at Creswick
Ronald James — born 1906, married Edith McGillivray Campbell in 1930, died 7 August 1967
Isabella — married John Campbell in 1930
He was a South Barwon Shire councillor serving from 1895 until 1898.
George died on 3 June 1923 aged 79 and was buried in the Presbyterian section of the Mount Duneed Cemetery. Mary Jane died in 1946 aged 80 and was buried with him.
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