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William DANSON

William DANSON

Male 1828 - 1908  (80 years)

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  • Name William DANSON 
    Born 1828  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birthplace cited on death certificate [1]
    Gender Male 
    Fact 1908 
    It is documented in the death certificate & subsequent probate documentation of William DANSON, that;

    - He was born in New York
    - No confirmation of when he arrived in Australia
    - He spent 5 years in New South Wales before moving to Victoria.
    - He had been separated from his wife for 10 years approx. She was still residing in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia either opperating a dining room or a hotel (the license was held under an alternate name of Catherine DAWSON)
    - Catherine when she died in 1922 was buried next to William in Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, Victoria. 
    Died 1 Nov 1908  246 Grant Street South, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    DANSON, William
    DANSON, William
    Death certificate
    Buried 2 Nov 1908  Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 23 Dec 1908  Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Date of grant 
    DANSON, William
    DANSON, William
    Probate documentation
    Person ID I7151  Short Family Tree
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2018 

    Family Catherine MARTIN,   d. 1922 
    Married 1859  Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Marion Alma DANSON,   b. Abt 1860, Port Fairy, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1948, St Kilda, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     2. John DANSON,   b. 4 Mar 1862, Woodford, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1931, Menindie, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. William DANSON,   b. 21 Jul 1863, Dunkeld, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1926, Redfern, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +4. Frances DANSON,   b. 18 Mar 1867, Compton, South Australia, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1911, Newtown, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    +5. Eliza Lillian DANSON,   b. 1868, Brighton, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1941, Kew, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Jonathan DANSON,   b. 1872, Cockatoo Valley, South Australia, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1956, Wangaratta, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. Anna DANSON,   b. 1873, Port Fairy, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950, St Kilda, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +8. Dorothy Kathleen DANSON,   b. 1874, Hamilton, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1942, Lewisham, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     9. Joseph DANSON,   b. 1875, Dunkeld, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1956, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. Ellen DANSON,   b. 1875, Dunkeld, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F3251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1828 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1859 - Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Nov 1908 - 246 Grant Street South, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Nov 1908 - Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Date of grant - 23 Dec 1908 - Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S37] Victoria, AU BDM, 1908.
      14662/1908

    2. [S37] Victoria, AU BDM, 1859.
      2389/1859