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Garth, Edward (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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'Garth, Edward (c. 1795–1873)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/garth-edward-30266/text37550, accessed 18 January 2022.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

c. 1795
Norfolk Island, Australia

Death

21 July 1873
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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