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Hodgetts, Olivia (1795–1851)

Olivia Lucas married John Hodgetts in 1811. They moved to Tasmania in 1811 and settled at Launceston where they worked a farm of 460 acres growing wheat and potatoes, with some cattle and pigs. In about 1835 they sold their farm and moved to Cressy where John became a blacksmith.

* further information: Peter McKay, A Nation Within a Nation: The Lucas Clan in Australia (2004), p 390

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'Hodgetts, Olivia (1795–1851)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/hodgetts-olivia-25623/text33932, accessed 26 November 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Lucas, Olivia
Birth

18 April 1795
Norfolk Island, Australia

Death

22 June 1851
Longford, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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