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Ann Browning (1813–1852)

Ann Merrill was born in New South in 1813. She travelled to Tasmania in 1818 with her parents on the Sophia. As Ann Murrell she married John Browning on 1 September 1830 at New Norfolk, Tasmania. She died at New Norfolk on 5 December 1852. She also had de facto relationships with William Clarke (d. 1872) and George Laburn/Laban (d.1891).

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Merrill, Ann
  • Murrell, Ann
  • Clark, Ann
  • LaBurn, Ann
  • La Burn, Ann
  • Clarke, Ann

23 December, 1813
Pitt Town, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


5 December, 1852 (aged 38)
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death


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