George AH KIN (aka Jo Ah Kin) [c.1836-1905]
Ah Kin arrived in New South Wales, Australia by ship (name of vessel unknown) circa 1856-1859. Married Mary Higgins in 1872 and had 15 children: Emma, Margaret, George (Jr), Thomas, Agnes Mary, Samuel, James Joseph, John Patrick, Alexander, Walter Henry, Elizabeth, Mary, William Gabriel, Alice Maud, and Violet May.
Further details on the history of George and Mary Ah Kin here by Barbara Moore:
And in her book:
: A story of the life and times of George Ah Kin and Mary Higgins and their descendants
This is George's signature in Chinese, from Barbara Moore's book above on page 36
George is buried in Rookwood, Cumberland Council, New South Wales, Australia - old Chinese section of Rookwood Cemetery
Ahkin family reunion in 2003: