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Maria Carr (1848–1929)

The death occurred on Wednesday night of Mrs. Maria Carr, of Birkenhead, at the age of 82. The deceased, whose maiden name was Hunt, was born at Willaston. She was married to Mr. Thomas Carr, and for the greater part of her life resided at Dale street, Port Adelaide. She had a vivid recollection of pioneer days at the sea-port. There were 12 children, including the late Hon. J. Carr. M.L.C. Nine sons survive—Messrs. Charles, William, Thomas, Robert, Arthur, George, Frederick (secretary of the Port Adelaide branch of the Waterside Workers' Federation), Alexander, and David. There are also 28 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

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Additional Resources

  • profile, Mail (Adelaide), 31 December 1927, p 3

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'Carr, Maria (1848–1929)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 16 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Hunt, Maria

1 January, 1848
Willaston, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


16 October, 1929 (aged 81)
Finsbury, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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