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John and Augusta are my Great Grand Uncle and Aunt.
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John Ingram DOUGLAS ( Robert
John was born on Wednesday 13th March 1859 in Adelaide, South Australia.
John was the 9th of 10 children , 6 boys and 4 girls for Elizabeth ROBERTSON and Robert DOUGLAS.
John's birth was registered on Thursday 21st April 1859 by his father.
Elizabeth was aged about 39 years, Robert was a sailmaker aged about 55 years and the family was living in Adelaide. ~s01
Note : John's birth date has been transcribed incorrectly as 30th March, in the SA birth indexes ~s02
John Ingram's siblings were
Robert George (b1840),
Isabella Jane (b1842),
William Alexander (b1847), Colin (b1851), Hugh (b1849), Elizabeth (b1854), Jane (b1856) and Shelto (b1863).
Augusta Bertha BURKERDT
Augusta was born about 1860 in Victoria.
Augusta was the youngest of 4 children, 4 girls for
Henriette Charlotte Auguste SCHLUETER and Johann Heinrich Martien BURKERDT.
Augusta's siblings were
Amelia Henriette PRESS (1853-1921),
Augustine Albertina CHAPMAN (1855-1879) and Minna Augte RICHARDs (1857-1919). ~s71 v1 p207 and p422
Surname Variations : Burkerdt, Burherdt, Burkertt, Burkidt, Berkeidt, Burkerdt, Burkardt, Burkhardt,
John and Augusta were married in St John Church.
They were both single and John was aged 19 years and Augusta was aged 18 years. ~s02
John and Augusta had the following children :
1 F Mabel Elizabeth DOUGLAS was born on 27th April 1878 in Adelaide. ~s02 2 M Walter Ingram DOUGLAS was born on 1st April 1880 in Adelaide. ~s02 3 M William Burkerdt DOUGLAS was born on 26th July 1882 in Adelaide. ~s02 4 F Edith Blanch DOUGLAS was born on 6th September 1884 in Kent Town, Adelaide. ~s02
Edith died about 1957 in South Australia. Edith eas aged about 73 years.
5 F Olive Myrtle DOUGLAS was born on 31st December 1886 in Hackney, Adelaide. ~s02
John Ingram DOUGLAS died on Saturday 20th July 1889 in Osborne St, Hackney, Adelaide.
John was buried on Monday 22nd July 1889 in West Terrace Cemetery. John was aged 31* (30) years.
John's grave is in section P3, row 12, , , grave 27(B1). Many years later, his first child, Mabel Cain was buried with him.
John's death was registered on Friday 26th July 1889 by JC Ashby, Undertaker, Goodwood.
John was a clerk and living in Hackney. John's cause of death was Tubercular Pneumonia. ~s01, s02, s21
Augusta Bertha DOUGLAS became a widow at about 29 years of age, with possibly 5 young children.
Augusta Bertha DOUGLAS married Julius Carl HABICH
on 20th May 1909
Norwood, South Australia.
Augusta and Julius were married in the Methodist Manse.
Augusta was a widow and aged 50 years and Julius was single and aged 43 years.
Augusta Bertha HABICH, formerly DOUGLAS nee BURKERDT died on 4th December 1916 in South Australia.
Augusta was aged years.
1 F Mona Gladys CAIN was born on 8th December 1901 in Reynella, South Australia. 2 F Edith Mabel CAIN was born on 12th March 1905 in Reynella, South Australia.
Mabel Elizabeth CAIN nee DOUGLAS died on 16th October 1948 in Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia.
Mabel was buried in West Terrace Cemetery. Mabel was aged 70 years. ~s02
Mabel is buried with her father, John Ingram DOUGLAS. Their grave is located in section P3, row 12, grave 27.
Thomas James CAIN died on 23rd February 1959 in hospital in Adelaide.
Thomas was aged 85 years and his last residence was in Black Forest. ~s02
Mona Gladys CAIN
( Mabel Elizabeth CAIN ,
John Ingram , Robert
Mona was born on 8th December 1901 in Reynella, South Australia. ~s03
Mona married William Alexander HORRICKS on 26th September 1931 in St Peters Church, Glenelg.
William was born about 1900.
William was the son of William Thomas HORRICKS. ~s03
Edith Mabel CAIN
( Mabel Elizabeth CAIN ,
John Ingram , Robert
Edith was born on 12th March 1905 in Reynella, South Australia. ~s03
Edith married George Hans WILSON on 12th July 1924 in St Peters Church, Glenelg.
Georges was born about 1901.
George was the son of Charles Pringle WILSON. ~s03
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