Charles Smith
Thomas Simmons
(Abt 1778-1856)
Mary Smith
(Abt 1789-1871)
Charles Simmons


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Charles Simmons

  • Born: Feb or Aug 1814, England
  • Christened: 3 Feb 1817, Holme next the sea, Norfolk, England
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Carter on 12 Jan 1840 in Downham, Norfolk, England
  • Died: 22 Jan 1894, Waurn Ponds South Barwan, Geelong, Victoria, Australia aged 79
  • Buried: 24 Jan 1894, Eastern Cemetry, Geelong, Victoria, Australlia

bullet  General Notes:

Birth and Death from grave stone.
Birth on grave stone says August 1814, Birth on Baptism says 2nd Feb.

Charles's Father, Thomas arrived in Victoria abt 1838 and went back for his young wife and family who then came out on the ship "Warrior" in 1847.

Charles Occupation at the time of his daughter, Emily's Baptism was Farmer..

The funeral left Charles's late residance on Wednesday the 24th January at 12:40 for the Eastern Cemetery. )W.B.King and Son, Undertakers, Moorabool street.

Charles by his will dated 3rd August 1889 appoints his sons Charles and John to be executors of his will. He bequeaths to his wife Sarah, 1000, his horse, buggy and household furniture absolutely, also his house and 63 acres of land ajoining during her lifetime. To his son Charles Carter Simmons, 1000 less 125. His daughter, Anne 1000 less 130. His daughter, Eliza, 1000 less 15. to Robert Carter Simmons Lubeck, Farmer 500. His Daughter Zipporah 300 and a farm at Mount Duneed. His Daughter Emily Ross 900. His granddaughter, Minni Loone 100. His Graddaughter Martha Ada Amelia Ross 500. His Son Thomas 100. The residue is to be divided between his children Charles Carter, Emily, Eliza, Zipporah and Anne in equal shares. By Codicil dated 22nd Aug 1889 he devises the residue of his estate to his wife Sarah, and his children, Robert Carter,Charles, Zipporah, Thomas, Eliza Harbor, Emily Ross, Anne Kilpatrick, John and William. By a second codicil bearing the same date he revokes the bequest of 100 to his son Thomas. Value of real estate 1000, Personal, 13250 - Total 14,250.

Age 80 years 6 months at the time of his death...


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Farmer.


Charles married Sarah Carter, daughter of Robert Carter and Unknown, on 12 Jan 1840 in Downham, Norfolk, England. (Sarah Carter was born on 3 Sep 1812 in England and died on 22 Sep 1892 in Victoria, Australia.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Marriage from Ancestry.

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