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Charles March (1838 - 1921)

Charles March
Born in Aylsham, Norfolk, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 19 Mar 1863 in Penfield, South Australia, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Balaklava, South Australia, Australiamap
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Charles was born in 1838, the son of Joseph March (1797-1883) and Sophia Webster (1803-1892).

He was christened on 21 October 1938.

He arrived in South Australia on the ship 'Canton', 31 Mar 1846 with parents and 7 siblings.

In 1863 he married Abi Fanny Matthews (1842-1912). [1]

They had 8 or more children between 1864 and 1879; 6 sons and 2 daughters.

Charles passed away in 1921, aged 82 [82y 5m 16d]. [2]

He was buried in the Balaklava Cemetery.


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  1. Digger - South Australian Marriages, Registrations 1842-1916
    Groom: MARCH
    Given names: Charles
    Bride: MATTHEWS
    Given names: Abi Fanny
    Date: 1863-03-19 (19 Mar 1863)
    Groom Age: 24
    Status: N
    Groom's Father: Joseph MARCH
    Bride Age: 21
    Status: N
    Bride's Father: John MATTHEWS
    Place: Res of J Matthews Peachy Belt
    District: PtG
    Symbol: A
    Book/Page: 53/139.
  2. Digger - South Australian Deaths, Registrations 1916 to 1972
    Surname: MARCH
    Given Names: Charles
    Date: 1921-02-27 (27 Feb 1921)
    Sex: M
    Age: 82y
    Status: M
    Residence: Balaklava
    Death Place: Balaklava
    District Code: Gil
    Book/Page: 444/322.

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