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Henrietta Matilda Samuel (1837–1864)

Two children are listed in the passenger list as accompanying Mr and Mrs Levien on the Persian, arriving in Sydney from London on 23 May 1837. As Henrietta is their third child it is likely she was born in Sydney.

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  • Levien, Henrietta Matilda

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


5 June, 1864 (aged ~ 27)
Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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