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Ann Peters (c. 1780–1819)

  • received a grant of land of 40 acres on 18 December 1805 on the River Derwent.
  • Oct 1806 the 40 acre Peters farm was recorded as having three acres of wheat and half an acre of potatoes under cultivation. The farm is listed under E. Peters (Elizabeth) but she was only 5 yrs old. The land had been granted to Ann.
  • cause of death was given in newspapers as inflammation in the throat.

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Alternative Names
  • Hughes, Ann
  • Hews, Ann

c. 1780


29 May, 1819 (aged ~ 39)
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death


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