MOSELEY, JOHN (c.1850-1938) and PERCIVAL (c.1880-1942), Aboriginal farmers, were father and son. John was born at Rollands Plains, New South Wales, in the Macleay River valley, the territory of the Dhan-gadi. His father was said to be a prominent local pastoralist, and his mother Elizabeth, née Bullock, an Aborigine. Moseley's bagar (totem) was the Jewfish at Crescent Head. About 1878 he married Elizabeth Jane Robinson. They had twelve children, Percy being born near Kempsey about 1880.
John's skill as a tracker led to service with the local police. By 1884 with his wife and five of his children and his half brother Jimmy Linwood (c.1850-1935) he was farming corn on a gazetted Aboriginal reserve on the Fattorinni Islands, having cleared the land of bushes and vines. After the big flood of 1892, the Moseleys moved to Burnt Bridge, Euroka Creek, clearing the land once more ...Read more at the source website