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Jane (Janey) Peacock (1853–1918)

Jane Peacock was adopted by John Thomas Peacock and his wife. She was the ex-nuptial daughter of a family servant. On 14 June 1877, Janey married Alexander McRae. Their marriage was dissolved ten years later. Following the death of Peacock's wife, Jane married John Thomas on 30 December 1895.

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'Peacock, Jane (Janey) (1853–1918)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 23 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Mcrae, Jane

New Zealand


1 July, 1918 (aged ~ 65)
Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

alcoholism (chronic)

Religious Influence

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