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Fogden, William (1854–1935)

Mr. William Fogden, 81, who died at Orroroo, was the youngest son of the late Charles and Sophia Fogden of Sussex, England, who came to Australia in the ship Prince George in 1838. Mr. Fogden was born at Langhorne's Creek on July 13, 1854. One sister (Mrs. Elliott, of Perth, 86) survives. When a boy Mr. Fogden went to Blyth and started carting. Later he took up land at Wirreanda, Yalpara, and Coomoroo. In 1921 he retired from farming and grazing, and settled in Orroroo. On March 31, 1882, at Wirreanda he married Barbara Black, third daughter of the late Duncan and Barbara Black (natives of Scotland, who arrived in Australia in 1860 and settled at Wirrabara). Besides the widow, three sons and two daughters survive—Sidney (Wirrabara), Colin (Eurelia), Angas (Boolcunda), Bertha (Mrs. Brown, hotel Morchard). Emma (Mrs. Cobiac, Prospect), Maud (Mrs. E. A. Stott, Orroroo) and Mildred (Orroroo) predeceased their parents.

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'Fogden, William (1854–1935)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/fogden-william-13875/text24743, accessed 21 November 2019.

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