Eliza met and married Patrick Nean in Ipswich, Queensland, He was listed as being a carrier and was the father of all her children. He died on 16 January 1863. Eliza's second husband, Thomas Gordon, was a butcher in Dalby, Queensland. Interestingly, the deceased's daughter, Eliza, married a fellow named Thomas Rice. Thomas Rice was given a contract in July 1887 to remove the school building from Dulbydilla to Morven, the next town up the railway line - just another connection of the family to Dulbydilla.