|Mother's ship:||Anna Maria|
|Age when admitted:||12yrs|
|Date admitted:||1 Feb 1852|
|Date discharged:||28 May 1854|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||Mrs E Brown, Hobart|
Eliza married a Thomas Cody on the 21 st August 1857 with the name Elizabeth Sandals and her age 21 years (she was only 17) in the Church Of St. George Hobart. Her mother was a witness on her marriage certificate. Eliza then married William Stevenson on the 31 st October 1859 at Trinity church under name Eliza Cody aged 20 years. William was a widower aged 45 years, Eliza was stated as a spinster. Her mother was again witness at her wedding.
Eliza and William had 5 Children
William 22.7.1861 who died aged 7 on 20.11.1867
Daniel Herbert 1 .7.1863
Charles Joseph 29.1 1866
Alfred James 14.12 1868
Louisa Hannah 27.12 1871.
When William died they lived at 246 Murray Street, Hobart.
William apparently deserted his wife and children.Â In a court case on the 26th August 1875 Charles and Daniel Stevenson, two boys respectively ten and twelve, were surrendered by their mother to the Governor of the Boys Home. They were discharged on 30th June 1879.
In July 1879 there was a court case of a charge being made against a constable, with having been quilty of misconduct for entering and searching the house of Eliza Stevenson of Liverpool Street without her permission and did not state what purpose he came. He did not stop long, but after he left she heard him say she was keeping a bad house.Â Â No complaints had been made about the house from neighbors. One neighbor said Mrs. Stevenson has now left the area as it got too warm for her. Her husband William died on 16th May 1887 in Watchorn St., aged 78 years.
Eliza died on Wednesday 20th November 1912 at the residents of Mrs Farmer of Melville Street aged 80 years. She was buried at Cornelian Bay with her husband.