"Mary - Born at Fermoy Ireland 20th April 1830.
Married Private James Luker 1st 60th Rifles, 7th May 1845.
Left Fermoy for Cork, 4th July 1845 to embark on board sailing vessal Forfarshire for Bombay, which took 3 months. He had a brother William in the same Reg't.
While at Gelonda India a Girl came from Fermoy and he got married.
I believe they belonged to Habington Berkshire.
Arrived in India Oct 1845. We went to Poona. The married People were left there and the Reg't went on active service somewhere Cabul way. Jan 1846 After a while the Reg't went to Karrachee and the married people had to join them - but on the march Cholera broken out and we lost 9 women so we were detained in the Bombay forts [sic] 9 months.
Soon after joining my husband at Karrachi he died of applexy July 1847 -
In Feb 1848 my first son James was born at Karachee -
In 1848 I married Serg't Charles Theoballs at Karrachee. He was killed in Battle at Mooltan in June 1849.
In 1851 I married Serg't Dixon, 22nd Reg't afterwards transferred to 32nd Reg't.
He died at Dover England 1859. - By him
Harriet born at Duckohy [sic] 29th Feb 1852
William (died Dropsy)
John, born at Kasoula 4 Dec 1854
Charlie, born at Chatham, 20th Nov 1858
Came from India 1857 on board sailing ship Vernor, which took 3 months & 12 days
In March 1860 I married Private Thomas Callow, had by him
Mary, born Aldershot, 4 Dec 1860
Tom , born Devonport 11 Dec 1862
Willie, born Mauritius, 4th July 1867" [Census for 1881 states Mauritius.]
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Grannies Brother Laurence O'Sullivan, enlisted before she left home in the Artillery. Then she had a sister married a captain of a ship and a sister married a man named Dewy in London." [Note - We have found this family in the 1881 Census]