Adolfus Howden and Jessie Irene Harker Updated Jan 2008
Adolfus Howden married Jessie Irene Harker in Flemington a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Adolfus was born in Lancefield and died at Yundool on 30th October 1940 and is buried at the Tungamah Cemetery in Victoria.
Jessie was born in Benalla, married Adolfus in 1914 aged just 18. She had her 2 daughters in 1919 and 1921.
Jessie lost her husband in 1940 and was a widow for 44 years. She passed away in Melbourne on 22nd February 1984.
Eldest daughter Jessie May was born 1st July 1919, she passed away recently in Benalla. She is buried at the Benalla Cemetery.
Second daughter Esther Margaret was born 1st April 1921.
The two women came to live in Benalla after they retired from their working lives in Melbourne. Neither Jessie of Esther married or had any children.
Their mother's sister was Hilda Elizabeth Corboy (nee Harker). She passed away many years ago. Her two daughters Hilda (Tolliday) and Esther (Anker) and their families live in the Benalla district.
Hilda is my mother in law and she is married to Charlie Tolliday. I am married to her eldest son Trevor.