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Alexander George Cross (1837–1909)

It is thought that Alexander George Cross lived in a common-law marriage with a woman named Emma who had previously been married and whose surname was Burns or Barnett. They had six children but following Emma's death (sometime between 1873-1901) Alexander deserted his children.

* information from Lorraine Prothero, Cross: His Mark (1987)

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20 August, 1837
Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia


24 August, 1909 (aged 72)
at sea

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