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Caroline Corcoran (1846–1923)

There passed away on Thursday last, Mrs. Caroline Corcoran, at the advanced age of 78. Deceased was well known in the district, having spent most of her life in Stanley. Her husband (Mr. Tom Corcoran) predeceased her many years ago. She leaves a grown-up family of six, five of whom reside in the district and one in Melbourne. The daughters are Mesdames Geo. Smith, L. King, J. K. Carroll; sons are Jack, James, and Thomas (Melbourne).

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Alternative Names
  • Smith, Caroline

30 March, 1846
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


30 August, 1923 (aged 77)
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia