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Hannah Appleton

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Searching for info regarding Hannah Appleton nee Hilton. Arrived in Australia 1850/60's from England.
Married William Garvin Appleton 1872 in Wilunga South Australia He died 1874 and by all accounts Hannah had two more children after his death who both came to New Zealand.
Believe one child was Robert Appleton Born 1889 Who was the other child?

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on 2018-09-07 23:30:00

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by tonkin on 2018-09-08 00:53:45

Two possible births but registered under JONES.

Name: Arthur JONES.
Born: 23 January 1879, Adelaide, South Australia.
Father: William Arthur JONES.
Mother: Fanny HILTON.
Ref: Registry of Births, South Australia. Book 214 page 306.

Name: Robert Hilton JONES.
Born: 13 July 1890, Adelaide, South Australia.
Father: William Arthur JONES.
Mother: Hannah HILTON.
Ref: Registry of Births, South Australia. Book 462 page 41.

Unable to locate a marriage for JONES and APPLETON (or HILTON)
in the South Australian records.

by BGD548 on 2018-09-08 01:38:36

Thanks for that lead will follow it up. The birth date for Robert is correct, 13th July and there is some doubt re his year of birth. Was either 1889 or 1890, but could not confirm as no record of his birth recorded in Clarendon, SA. Records I've found state that the two children both took the Appleton name and came to New Zealand. Thanks B

by tonkin on 2018-09-08 01:45:14

Hannah's second marriage details.

Groom: Thomas SHIPWAY.
Age: 70 years.
Status: Widower.
Father: John SHIPWAY.

Bride: Hannah APPLETON.
Age: 58 years.
Status: Widow.
Father: Robert HILTON.

Date married: 29 March 1911.
Place: Residence of Mrs J PRETTY, Mile End, South Australia.
Ref: Registry of Marriages, South Australia. Book 246 page 889.

Going by these details she was never married to William JONES.

by BGD548 on 2018-09-08 02:03:23

Have to assume that there was no marriage to Jones, however there is a story that Grandfather Robert came to NZ with an uncle Arthur. His marriage in 1913 states his mother is Hannah and father was Henry Appleton? Hannah had a son in 1874 named Henry Hilton Appleton The marriage to Shipway is correct. Hannah died in 1927 and is buried in Clarendon SA.

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