There was a Johannah Fanning who came out from Co Tipperary c1861. She died in Beechworth 5 May 1886. Her father was Edward Ryan, a farmer and her mother Mary Gleeson. She was born c 1811 and married Thomas Fanning in Ireland. They were from the townland of Glenaguile in the parish of Toomevara. He died 9 Sept 1912.
Her children were Thomas born c1830 died Beechworth 1891, married Mary Byrns;
Eliza born c1832 married John McDonald and then Richard Cain in the Beechworth area. Eliza died Sept 4 1922.
Margaret was born c1838,
John born c1840 died 1915 in Beechworth,
Michael born c1842,
Edward born 1840 in Toomyvara in Co Tipperary, he died on July 15 in 1914 in Beechworth and
Johanna born c1846 married a Carey.
I haven’t been able to establish a connection to my family and the Beechworth Fannings, as yet.