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Looking for Janet Welch and her descendants.

Query by LizzieLou

My great Aunt Janet (Jeanette) Carmichael Welch was born 1869 in the Coleraine district Victoria Australia. She married Patrick Leonard 17th August 1887- he stated he was born in Adelaide. They had one son Archie Carmichael Leonard born 1887 Coleraine. I would like any information on Janet and Archie as they seem to have disappeared from all of our family history.

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on 2015-03-03 19:56:41

LizzieLou , from Victoria and Western Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jun 2010. is researching the following names: WHELAN, PROCTER, HORSNELL and 9 other(s).

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by Morgan2409 on 2015-03-04 00:46:43

Patrick Leonard
Born: 24th July 1860
Father: Darby Leonard
Mother: Johanna mcDonald
Birth Place: Macclesfield, South Australia p.913/v.258

Patrick Peter Leonard married Janet Carmichael Welch 1887 in Victoria reg#4007

Patrick Leonard married Alice Ellen Aitkens in 1914 at Adelaide p.913/v258

Then you have this funeral notice;
LEONARD.-The FRIENDS of the late Mr. PATRICK JOSEPH LEONARD are respectfully informed that his Funeral will leave his Sister's Residence (Mrs. E. Chesser, 92, Taylor's road, West Thebarton, on THURSDAY, at 11 a.m., for the West-terrace Catholic Cemetery.
F. T ELLIOTT, Undertaker,
'Phone 2191. Port-road, Hindmarsh.
The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA)12th September 197

The only burial for the 13th is Patrick Peter Leonard.

by LizzieLou on 2015-03-04 00:54:36

Thank you so much for your response to my inquiry. I guess it is reasonable to assume that Janet Carmichael Welch died sometime after Archie Carmichael Leonard's birth in 1887 and Patrick Leonard's married in 1914. As for Archie, can't find him anywhere.

by Morgan2409 on 2015-03-04 01:18:45

You would assume that. It would be worth having a look in Coleraine Cemetery where her family was from. I just find it strange that Archie and Jeanette disappear as Archie Carmichael Leonard is not a common name. There is a possibility that she re-married. Sorry, the date of burial for Patrick Peter is 13th September 1917

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