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Cornelius (Neily) Jenkins (1884–1953)

Cornelius married Selina Mason nee Ford, a widow, in Kent, England, in 1918. A copy of the certificate is in his World War I service file page 13. It seems though, that Selina, born in 1890, was not, in fact a widow, and continued to live with her husband and had four more children.

Cornelius married Ida Beatrice Solomon in Brisbane 1920.

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Life Summary [details]


16 August, 1884
Mackay, Queensland, Australia


18 June, 1953 (aged 68)
Cooktown, Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death

motor vehicle accident

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