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Murdoch Alexander HEWITT [8760]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1890 - Greensborough, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 1955 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia 4299
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Jonathan HEWITT [3504] (1858-1939) 
         Mother: Elizabeth STEWART [3514] (Abt 1862-1928) 

Notes
General:
Advertiser (Hurstbridge, Vic. : 1922 - 1939) Fri 25 Feb 1927 Page 2 FIRES IN PADDOCKS.
FIRES IN PADDOCKS.
WATSONS CREEK BLAZE
SETTLER FINED 10
A case of importance to people who are an the habit of lighting a fire to boil the billy came before the Eltham Court on Tuesday last, and had reference to the big bush fire at Watson's Creek on February 11.

Murdock Alexander Hewitt was charged by the police that on February 9 he lit a fire and ignited inflammable material at Watson's Creek, thereby causing destruction to property belonging to other people. He pleaded not guilty. Senior-Constable Ripper, who prosecuted, said thousands of acres of grass had been burnt that week and several houses. Accused had told the police he had lit the fire, but did not put it out, because he, thought it was out.

Joseph Jas. Stevenson, fireman, of Kangaroo Ground, said he was joint owner of a paddock in Harrington's old paddock, at Watson's Creek. On February 9 he and his brother saw the fire, and he saw two of the Hewitt's, but could not swear that the defendant was the man he saw. He went to the fire, and he and others checked it, a patch of about 50 yards being burnt. The fire was in their paddock that day, and about 60 or 70 acres of grass and timber were burnt. It broke out the next day at 10 a.m. Hewitt had permission to get firewood from the paddock. There are three Hewitt's, and he did not know their Christian names. Other men get wood from the paddock. The fire got to the crown on the rise on the 11th.

Henry Qualtrough, carter, of Wattle Glen, stated that he was in Stevenson's paddock on February 9, and saw three men going down the range. He saw defendant and his father about 3.30, who were taking wood cut. When he got home he saw smoke. He was not in the paddock where it was. He did not know the three men, who had black coats on. They were not any of the Hewitt's.

Constable Hope, of Diamond Creek, said he saw defendant in Diamond Creek. He told him he had lit a fire to boil the billy, but did not put it out, as he thought it was out. Witness examined the place where the fire was, and saw manure and chaff about. Hundreds of men were out that week fighting fires.

Counsel for defendant said there was nothing to connect him with the fire that was raging afterwards, as he tramped the fire out that he had made. Murdock A. Hewitt, wood carter, of Diamond Creek, stated that on February 9 he was with his father io[at] Stevenson's paddock carting wood. At 12.30 they lit a fire and boiled the billy in a cleared spot ; the day was warm with a south breeze. They had lunch, worked an hour or two, and left. He tramped the fire out, but did not put water on it. They left at 3 p.m., and there was no sign of fire when they left. He noticed fire about 4.30 when going home ; they were then 2 miles away. He never went back to the fire. It was put out, and did not break out again till the 11th ; there was no sign of fire on the 10th. They made their fire in the gully, the usual camping place. There was no water about. There was some horse manure there. The fire was made a mostly of bark. He thought he was entitled to boil the billy if he was not burning off. He would not swear that the fire he saw 2 miles afterwards was in Stevenson's. He was at the fire on the 11th at Panton Hill. When Constable Hope delivered the summons to him he said he was a fool to make the fire, but did not say he was the cause of the bush fire.

Jonathan Hewitt, father of accused, said they had camped at the spot five or six times. His son told him the fire was out. Witness had a look himself, and there was no fire when they left at 3 p.m. He saw smoke about 4.30 or 5. The spot where they boiled the billy was burnt three months ago. He would not say it was possible to put a fire out without water. What fire can be left from twigs? There was no manure about.it. They were about four miles away when they saw the fire.

The P.M. said the fire was left carelessly, and imposed a fine of 10 or two months' imprisonment. The Bench consisted of Mr. T. B. Wade. P.M., and Messrs E. C. Leach, C C. Wraight, and A. H. Price, J's.P.

picture Nelly HEWITT [8787]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1885 4300
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Mark HEWITT [3505] (1860-1890) 
         Mother: Elizabeth JOYCE [3515] (      -      ) 


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Rachel HEWITT [3503]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1857 - , , Ireland
    Christening: 
          Death: 1949 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia 4301
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Mark HEWITT [1303] (Abt 1830-1884) 
         Mother: Jane McFADDEN [1302] (1832-1916) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Edward William MERRALL [3513] (Abt 1861 - 1953)
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Ada Amelia Adelaide MERRALL [8744] (1881-1948)
                2. Frederick William Jonathan MERRALL  4302 [8746] (1885-1963)
                3. Edward Henry Joseph MERRALL  4303 [8745] (1886-1944)
                4. Victoria Melinda Jane MERRALL [8748] (1888-1972)
                5. Rachel Edith Mary MERRALL [8747] (1895-      )

Notes
General:
Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle (Vic. : 1916 - 1918) Sat 19 Aug 1916 Page 1 HEIDELBERG SHIRE COUNCIL.
Mrs. Rachael Merrall, requesting that her house. Greensborough be registered for nursing -Referred to health officer.

Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle (Vic. : 1916 - 1918) Sat 23 Sep 1916 Page 2 HEIDELBERG SHIRE COUNCIL.
Rachael Merrall, asking application to have her house at Poulter's Avenue, Greensborough, registered as a private hospital. - Agreed to.

picture Rebecca HEWITT [3510]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1874 - Greensborough, Vic, Australia 4304
    Christening: 
          Death: 6 Aug 1939 - , SA, Australia 4305
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Mark HEWITT [1303] (Abt 1830-1884) 
         Mother: Jane McFADDEN [1302] (1832-1916) 

Spouses and Children
1. *James LAURANCE [5977] (       -       )
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Myrtle Eileen Eva LAURANCE [5978] (1894-1959)

2. UK [8789] (       -       )
    Partnership: 
         Status: No evidence this couple married
       Children:
                1. Edward Mensley HEWITT [8790] (1892-1893)

Notes
General:
I have not found a matching marriage or death of Rebecca. This information is from an Ancestry tree and is therefore subject to error.

picture Sarah Emily HEWITT [3509]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1870 - Greensborough, Vic, Australia 4306
    Christening: 
          Death: 1949 - Yarram, Vic, Australia 4307
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Mark HEWITT [1303] (Abt 1830-1884) 
         Mother: Jane McFADDEN [1302] (1832-1916) 

Spouses and Children
1. *William WILSON [3467] (1865 - 1926)
       Marriage: 1888 - , Victoria, Australia 1742
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. William Archibald WILSON [5971] (1889-1963)
                2. Vernon Everard WILSON [5972] (1891-1923)
                3. Allan Stanley WILSON  4308 [5973] (1893-1964)
                4. Ina Emily Hazel WILSON [5974] (1895-1948)
                5. Dreina Fairy WILSON [5976] (1897-1897)
                6. Alma Anastine WILSON [5975] (1897-1984)

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General:
Evelyn Observer, and South and East Bourke Record (Vic. : 1882 - 1902) Fri 18 May 1888 Page 2 Family Notices
Marriage.
WILSON - HEWITT.- On the 10th May, at the Church of England, Brunswick, by the Rev. Charles P .M. Banlin, William, third son of William Wilson, of Diamond Creek, to Sarah Emily, sixth daughter of the late Mark Hewitt, of Clear Hills, River Plenty

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tue 30 Aug 1949 Page 12 Family Notices


WILSON. -On August 25, at Carrajung, Sarah Emily, beloved, wife of the late William, and loved mother of Archie, Vernon (deceased), Allan, Hazel (Mrs. R. McAlpine, deceased), Alma (Mrs. K. Ruby), and Fairy (deceased), aged 81 years. -A patient sufferer at rest.

picture Stewart McFadyen HEWITT [8761]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1889 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Jonathan HEWITT [3504] (1858-1939) 
         Mother: Elizabeth STEWART [3514] (Abt 1862-1928) 


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Archie William HEWSON [5659]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Ian HEWSON [5656] 
         Mother: Kelly Maree RUSSELL [1365] 


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Ian HEWSON [5656]

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Kelly Maree RUSSELL [1365]
       Children:
                1. Meg Kathrine HEWSON [5657]
                2. Madeline Rose HEWSON [5658]
                3. Archie William HEWSON [5659]


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Madeline Rose HEWSON [5658]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Ian HEWSON [5656] 
         Mother: Kelly Maree RUSSELL [1365] 


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Meg Kathrine HEWSON [5657]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Ian HEWSON [5656] 
         Mother: Kelly Maree RUSSELL [1365] 


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Myra HEYMAN [10616]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1893
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *William John O'Connell DAVIES [10590] (1882 - 1949)
       Marriage: 1924 - , QLD, Australia
         Status: 


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Annie Gertrude HEYWOOD [10612]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Herbert William SOLOMON [10410] (29 Oct 1879 - 2 Dec 1959) 46,48,804,3732 
       Marriage: 
         Status: 


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Arthur Edward HEYWOOD [6761]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Hilda Vida Florence ROBINS [6760] (1901 - 17 Aug 1959) 8 
       Marriage: 1923 - , Victoria, Australia 4309
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Selma HEYWOOD [6762]
                2. Wesley HEYWOOD [6763]
                3. Moyra HEYWOOD [6764]


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Bowen Ian HEYWOOD [7464]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Paul John HEYWOOD [7462] 
         Mother: Melinda Joy ARMSTRONG [7461] 


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Clea Joy HEYWOOD [7465]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Paul John HEYWOOD [7462] 
         Mother: Melinda Joy ARMSTRONG [7461] 


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Kayden John HEYWOOD [7463]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Paul John HEYWOOD [7462] 
         Mother: Melinda Joy ARMSTRONG [7461] 


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Moyra HEYWOOD [6764]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Arthur Edward HEYWOOD [6761] (      -      ) 8 
         Mother: Hilda Vida Florence ROBINS [6760] (1901-1959) 8 

Spouses and Children
1. *JEANS [6768]


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Paul John HEYWOOD [7462]

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Melinda Joy ARMSTRONG [7461]
       Children:
                1. Kayden John HEYWOOD [7463]
                2. Bowen Ian HEYWOOD [7464]
                3. Clea Joy HEYWOOD [7465]


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Selma HEYWOOD [6762]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Arthur Edward HEYWOOD [6761] (      -      ) 8 
         Mother: Hilda Vida Florence ROBINS [6760] (1901-1959) 8 

Spouses and Children
1. *WILKINS [6765]
       Children:
                1. Brian WILKINS [6766]
                2. Alan WILKINS [6767]


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Wesley HEYWOOD [6763]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Arthur Edward HEYWOOD [6761] (      -      ) 8 
         Mother: Hilda Vida Florence ROBINS [6760] (1901-1959) 8 


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Amy Eileen Bonavit HICKS [11229]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1908 - , QLD, Australia 4310
    Christening: 
          Death: 1977 - , QLD, Australia 4311
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *William Henry THRUPP 2 [580] (1865 - 1941)
       Marriage: 1931 - , QLD, Australia 4312
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. William Henry THRUPP [11231] (Abt 1932-Abt 2011)
                2. Warwick Hicks THRUPP [11230] (Abt 1934-1977)
                3. Daphne Colleen THRUPP [12497]


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Brendon Leigh HICKS [1954]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Jason McGRATH [1920] 
         Mother: Jean-Anne HICKS [1953] 


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Emily HICKS [10982]

      Sex: F

Spouses and Children
1. *Thomas FAULKNER [8905] (1809 - 25 Jul 1886)
       Marriage: 
         Status: 


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Jacob Scott HICKS [1952]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Jason McGRATH [1920] 
         Mother: Jean-Anne HICKS [1953] 


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Jean-Anne HICKS [1953]

      Sex: F

Spouses and Children
1. *Jason McGRATH [1920]
       Children:
                1. Jacob Scott HICKS [1952]
                2. Brendon Leigh HICKS [1954]


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Alfred HICKSON [8900]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1878 - , , New Zealand 3493
    Christening: 
          Death: 6 Oct 1949 - Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand 4313
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850-1927) 
         Mother: Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852-1926) 


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Emily May HICKSON [8901]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1885 - , , New Zealand 3493
    Christening: 
          Death: 30 Jun 1980 3492
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850-1927) 
         Mother: Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852-1926) 

Spouses and Children
1. *William Albert Richmond FISHER [10795] (1879 - 1914) 3492 
       Marriage: 1908 3492
         Status: 


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Herbert Edward HICKSON [8899]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1877 - , , New Zealand 3493
    Christening: 
          Death: 1949 - Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand 4314
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850-1927) 
         Mother: Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852-1926) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Ellen WILMSHURST [10796] (1890 -       ) 4314 
       Marriage: 1908 - , , New Zealand 4314
         Status: 


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Jane Ada HICKSON [2089]



      Sex: F
AKA: Ada Jane HICKSON
Individual Information
     Birth Date: 13 Nov 1880 - Opaki, , New Zealand
    Christening: 
          Death: 7 Feb 1933 - Wellington, , New Zealand 1686,1687,4315
         Burial: 1933 - Wellington, , New Zealand 4316

Parents
         Father: Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850-1927) 
         Mother: Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852-1926) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Albert George SULLIVAN [817] (1877 - 14 Apr 1954) 74 
       Marriage: 28 Sep 1904 - Carterton, , New Zealand 1686
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Ernest George SULLIVAN  74 [2090] (1906-1981)
                2. Margaret Mary SULLIVAN [2091] (1908-1922)
                3. Laura Alice SULLIVAN  74 [2092] (1909-1965)
                4. Rita Ada SULLIVAN  74 [2093] (1911-1996)
                5. Catherine SULLIVAN  74 [2100] (Abt 1913-1917)

Notes
General:
All of the children of Albert and Jane Ada (Ada Jane ) were raised by Tom and Jessie (Hickson) Sullivan as Jessie developed what is now known to be post natal depression and was hospitalised for many years.

picture Jessie HICKSON [1155]



      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Jan 1883 - , , New Zealand
    Christening: 
          Death: Apr 1972
         Burial: 1972 - Hawkes Bay, Napier, New Zealand 4317

Parents
         Father: Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850-1927) 
         Mother: Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852-1926) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Thomas Frederick SULLIVAN [821] (1882 - Aug 1934) 74 
       Marriage: 28 Sep 1904 - Carterton, , New Zealand
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Freda Agatha SULLIVAN  1907 [1156] (1910-1996)
                2. Noel Thomas SULLIVAN  74 [1157] (1911-1995)
                3. Renie May SULLIVAN  74,4318 [1158] (1914-1967)
                4. Ian Daniel SULLIVAN  74 [1159] (1915-2004)
                5. Mavis Margeurite SULLIVAN  62 [1160] (1916-1999)
                6. John (Jack) SULLIVAN  74 [1161] (Abt 1920-1994)
                7. Kathleen SULLIVAN  1907,4319 [1162] (1922-2000)
                8. Esma Eileen SULLIVAN  74 [1998] (1926-2003)


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John HICKSON [8903]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1890 - , , New Zealand 3493
    Christening: 
          Death: 22 Dec 1964 - Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand 4320
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850-1927) 
         Mother: Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852-1926) 


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Maud HICKSON [8902]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1887 - , , New Zealand 3493
    Christening: 
          Death: 1978 4321
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850-1927) 
         Mother: Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852-1926) 

Spouses and Children
1. *George Henry HOOD [10797] (5 Oct 1879 - 1964) 4321 
       Marriage: 1913 - Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand 4321
         Status: 


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Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1850
    Christening: 
          Death: 1927 - , , New Zealand
         Burial: 

Events

Alt. Birth: 15 Sep 1848.


Spouses and Children
1. *Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852 - 1926)
       Marriage: 14 Sep 1874 - Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand 4322
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. William Harry HICKSON  3493 [8898] (1876-1929)
                2. Herbert Edward HICKSON  3493 [8899] (1877-1949)
                3. Alfred HICKSON  3493 [8900] (1878-1949)
                4. Jane Ada HICKSON  3493 [2089] (1880-1933)
                5. Jessie HICKSON  3493 [1155] (1883-1972)
                6. Emily May HICKSON  3493 [8901] (1885-1980)
                7. Maud HICKSON  3493 [8902] (1887-1978)
                8. John HICKSON  3493 [8903] (1890-1964)


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William Harry HICKSON [8898]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1876 - , , New Zealand 3493
    Christening: 
          Death: Apr 1929 - Nelson, New Zealand 4323
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850-1927) 
         Mother: Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896] (Abt 1852-1926) 


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Bridget Margaret HIGGINS [7896]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1852
    Christening: 
          Death: 1926 - , , New Zealand
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Peter Herbert HICKSON [7364] (Abt 1850 - 1927)
       Marriage: 14 Sep 1874 - Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand 4322
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. William Harry HICKSON  3493 [8898] (1876-1929)
                2. Herbert Edward HICKSON  3493 [8899] (1877-1949)
                3. Alfred HICKSON  3493 [8900] (1878-1949)
                4. Jane Ada HICKSON  3493 [2089] (1880-1933)
                5. Jessie HICKSON  3493 [1155] (1883-1972)
                6. Emily May HICKSON  3493 [8901] (1885-1980)
                7. Maud HICKSON  3493 [8902] (1887-1978)
                8. John HICKSON  3493 [8903] (1890-1964)


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Jane HIGGINS [7210]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 11 Dec 1862 - South Preston, Victoria, Australia 3719
    Christening: 
          Death: 5 Jan 1944 - Moe, Vic, Australia 3719
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *John Thomas GIBSON [7209] (15 Oct 1863 - 26 Aug 1936)
       Marriage: 25 Aug 1886 - , Victoria, Australia 3719
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Thomas Henry GIBSON [3416] (1890-1953)


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Margaret Ann HIGGINS [11582]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1852 2922
    Christening: 
          Death: 5 Jul 1912 - Jamestown, SA, Australia 2922
         Burial: 6 Jul 1912 - Jamestown, SA, Australia 2922

Spouses and Children
1. *George DAWES [4479] (1 Jul 1850 - 17 Feb 1928)
       Marriage: 24 Apr 1875 - Marrabel, South Australia, Australia 2922
         Status: 


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Tryphena Jane HIGGINS [11876]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1888 - , NSW, Australia 4324
    Christening: 
          Death: 1975 - Windsor, Vic, Australia 4324
         Burial: 30 Jan 1975 - Fawkner, Victoria, Australia 4324

Spouses and Children
1. *Austin Edwin TRUEMAN [5437] (1888 - 1952)
       Marriage: 1908 - , Victoria, Australia 4324
         Status: 


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Ada Jane HIGGS [9853]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Jan 1891 - Northampton, Northamptonshire, England 1130
    Christening: 
          Death: 1963 - , , England 1130
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Alfred Henry BODILEY [5924] (25 Mar 1893 - 28 Sep 1918)
       Marriage: Apr 1918 - , Northamptonshire, England 1130
         Status: 

2. Samuel A MIDDLETON [3550]


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Francis M HIGGS [7730]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Septimus Frank WATTS [7670] (1893 - 1955)
       Marriage: Jun 1920 - Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, England
         Status: 

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