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Biggs, William Jennings (1803–1880)

William Biggs married Mary Ann Fletcher in 1845. Following her death in 1858 he married her daughter Mary Ann in that same year.

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3 April, 1803
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


7 January, 1880 (aged 76)
Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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