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Hannah Guest (1820–1886)

Hannah Cobb was born in 1820. She was baptised on 2 May 1821 at the Roman Catholic Church, Hobart. The record states that she was illegitimate and that she was aged 16 months. On 8 December 1833 she married her stepbrother, William Lowe. Following his death she married John Guest on 5 April 1842.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Cobb, Hannah
  • Lowe, Hannah

February, 1820
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


27 November, 1886 (aged 66)
Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

kidney disease

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