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Mary Margaret (Black) Skipper (1851 - 1941)

Mary Margaret Skipper formerly Black aka Luffman
Born in Liverpool, Lancashire, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1875 in Balranald, New South Wales, Australiamap
Wife of — married 3 Sep 1886 in Tilpa, New South Wales, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bourke, New South Wales, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jul 2018
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Mary Margaret Black was born on 6th April 1851 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.[1] She was the daughter of James Alexander Black and Mary J Weston.

She married John Luffman in 1875 in St Barnabas' Church of England (Anglican Church), Balranald, New South Wales, Australia.[2]

John and Mary had two sons and three daughters:

  1. Florence Mary Luffman
  2. Hannah Beatrice Luffman
  3. James Alexander Luffman
  4. John Triton Luffman
  5. Mary Margaret Luffman

Her husband John passed away in 1885.

She married again, to Henry Allen Skipper, on 3 September 1886 at Wilcannia, New South Wales.[3]

Henry and Mary had one son and one daughter:

  1. Elizabeth Maud Skipper
  2. Frank Allen Skipper

The family lived in Wilcannia, New South Wales.

She passed away in 1941 at Bourke, New South Wales.[4]


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Mary Margaret Black, 1851; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages; Marriage Index of John Luffman and Mary Black, Reg No 1818/1875
  3. New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages; Marriage Index of Henry Allen Skipper and Mary M Luffman, Reg No 7651/1886
  4. New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages; Death Index of Mary Margaret Skipper, Reg No 10255/1941

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