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Elizabeth (Yates) Moran (1832 - 1903)

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Elizabeth (Betsy) Moran formerly Yates aka Clarke
Born in Winslow, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 8 Aug 1849 (to 30 Mar 1857) in St James Old Cathedral, Melbourne, Victoria, Australiamap
Wife of — married 30 Dec 1858 in Geelong, Victoria, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in 40 Grosvenor Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified 14 Oct 2019 | Created 16 Feb 2016
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The DOB (based on birth of first child less 18 years) Date is a rough estimate. See the text for details.
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Prior to marrying Andrew Thomas Moran, Elizabeth was married to Robert Clarke. She learned to read and write as did the children. Robert died when he fell from his dray in a drunken straight. His neck was broken but he lived for several days ( Inquest ). He was born in Whitechurch, Dorset. Some of the Yates were also Gates. This is to do with the similarity of the Y an G in the old writing. Elizabeth's parents were Thomas Yates and Mary Ann Matthews. This is based on Jan Woods private research which somehow found its way into

Research Notes

  • Eileen Judith Whiting, My Heritage, has the place of death as Whitechurch, Dorset, England.
  • Parents listed as Mary Ann OATES & John Yates on Vic death registration with age as 75 making her born in 1828. Is this the correct person? No (Jan Woods)!


  • Birth LDS film 566021 Winslow Independant Chapel (Gates)
  • Moran Grave in Winchelsea Cemetery
  • Vic marriage 1 registration #5340/1849, YEATS, Elizabeth & CLARK, Robert
  • Vic marriage 2 registration #4164/1858
  • Vic death registration #9512/1903 in district E

  • Cynthia Blundell
  • Neil Croll
  • Mollie Croll: Personal communication
  • Barbara Beale: Personal communication
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria: Certificate of marriage of son Loftus
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria: Certificate of death of son Loftus
  • Dobson M: My Heritage record
  • Hamilton T: My Heritage record of middle name

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On 4 Aug 2019 at 05:10 GMT Lindsay Nash wrote:

Yates-3083 and Yates-5938 appear to represent the same person because: Birth, Marriage & other details are the same

Betsy is 31 degrees from Lizzie Griffiths, 26 degrees from Fred Rogers and 23 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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