Today is the anniversary of the death of Mary Ann Johnson West (born Allen).
She was born in 1818, I believe in London, and died in 1860, aged only 41.
She married George West in 1838. They lived in Hampshire, and had 9 children, including Maria Louisa West. Maria married Edward Dawson in 1886. In 1905 Maria and Edward immigrated to South Australia. By about 1918 their son Cyril had taken up land in the Lock area in South Australia.