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ELLIOT

Samuel Henry Elliott & his wife, Elizabeth Emma moved from Cootamundra to German Creek in 1912. They purchased Mr Petrie's property. Samuel & Elizabeth had 6 children: Ethel (Mrs Beswick), Anne (Mrs Nichol), Walter, William, Wilfred & Edward.

The 4 sons enlisted when World War 1 broke out, but Edward was rejected on medical grounds. Walter & William were killed in action. Wilfred died of injuries. Edward farmed at Empire Vale. He married Irene Walker.

Edward & Irene's children were: Eva (Mrs Macdonald), Iris (Mrs Tully), Brenda (Mrs Turner) & John.

 


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