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Edward Garth (c. 1795–1873)

Edward Garth was born on Norfolk Island in 1794/95, the son of Edward and Susannah Garth. Edward left Norfolk Island with his family for Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) on the Porpoise in late 1807. He married Ann Bellett on 4 November 1816 at St David's Hobart. He died on 29 April 1896 at Hobart. His cause of death was given as 'age & infirmity'. Like his father and brothers, he was a farmer.

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c. 1795
Norfolk Island, Australia


21 July, 1873 (aged ~ 78)
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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