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Joseph Aloysius Hunt (1873 - 1944)

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Joseph Aloysius Hunt
Born in Brighton, Victoria, Australiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 17 Jan 1900 in Mornington, Victoria, Australiamap
Died in Malvern, Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified 29 Aug 2019 | Last significant change: 29 Aug 2019
04:54: Rionne (Brassil) Brooks added Ellen Nowlan (1873-1954) as spouse for Joseph Aloysius Hunt (1873-1944). [Thank Rionne for this]
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Joseph was born in 1873 at Nar Nar Goon to Hugh Aloysius and Mary Elizabeth Dora.[1]

Joe was a coach builder. [2]

Joseph married Ellen Nowlan 17 January 1900. [3] It was recorded as The marriage of Mr. Joseph A. Hunt of Rochester; and Ellen (Lena); fourth daughter of Mrs. Nowlan, of Shoreham, , took place at McCarten's Church, Mornington, on Wednesday, 17th January, the Rev Father O'Hagan officiating. The bride, who was given away by her brother Mr. john J Nowlan, wore white duchesse satin court train, trimmed with chiffon and orange blossoms, bodice of tucked chiffon,and veil, with coronet of orange blossoms. She also wore a diamond brooch, the gift of the bridegroom. The bridesmaid, Miss Nowlan, sister of the bride, wore white silk, trimmed with lace and insertion; Mr. Keane, of Rochester, was best man. The bride's mother wore black corded silk, trimmed with ribbon velvet, bonnet of chiffon and jet. Mrs. M'Carthy, mother of the bridegroom, black silk, and bonnet: of black silk, andbonnet of white chiffon ospreys. Fifty guests sat down to a sumptuous breakfast, served at the Grand Hotel, Mornington. The presents were numerous and costly. Mr. and Mrs. Hunt left by the evening train for Melbourne en route for Tasmania. The going away dress was of light blue cloth with trimmings of white silk; hat of white tucked chiiffon and feathers. [4]

Joseph Aloysius Hunt of 27 Raleigh Street Malvern died 26 March 1944 at St Benedict's Private Hospital. He was 71 years of age. Of his children John, Thomas, Joseph and Leonard had predeceased him. His living issue were Bernard and Leo also Mary, Kathleen, Eileen and Anne who were all Brigidine Nuns.[5] Joe was buried in the Brighton Cemetery on the 28 March, 1944.[6]


  1. Birth: Victoria BDM Registration No: 14730/1873
  2. Probate Notice: "Advertising" The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) 31 May 1944: 5. Web. 29 Aug 2019 <>.
  3. Marriages: Victoria BDM Registration No: 838/1900
  4. Marriage Notice: Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935), Saturday 3 February 1900, page 37
  5. Death Notice: Family Notices (1944, March 27). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 2. Retrieved August 29, 2019, from
  6. Funeral Notice: Family Notices (1944, March 27). The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), p. 5. Retrieved August 29, 2019, from

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