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Jane (Broad) Thompson (abt. 1858 - 1922)

Jane Thompson formerly Broad
Born about in Sod Hut, Province of South Australiamap [uncertain]
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Wife of — married 19 Feb 1879 in Robertstown, Province of South Australiamap
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Died at about age 64 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Oct 2009
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Jane (Broad) Thompson was born in the Colony of South Australia (1836-1900)

Jane was born about 1858, probably at Sod Hut in the mid north of South Australia, about eight miles south west of Kooringa, now Burra. Her parents were Samuel Broad, a farmer, and Catherine Clarke.[1] Her birth was not registered.

At 21 years of age Jane married Edward Thompson at her family home at Robertstown.[1]

Jane died in 1922, aged 65, in Adelaide, South Australia.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 South Australia Marriages 1842-1937 (FindMyPast, ; accessed 18 June 2021) transcript for Broad, Jane (Age: 21, Status: Single, Father: Samuel Broad) and Thompson, Edward Pyman (Age: 21, Status: Single, Father: George Thompson) on 19 February 1879 at Res of Mr Broad [Robertstown], Reference: District: Burra, Book/Page: 118/756.
  2. South Australia Deaths 1842-1972 (FindMyPast, : accessed 18 June 2021) transcript for Thompson, Jane (Death Date: 6 June 1922, Marital Status: Widowed, Age: 65y, Relative: Edward Pyman Thompson (Deceased husband), Residence: Hindmarsh West, Death Place: Adelaide) Reference: District: Adelaide, Book/Page: 454/415.

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