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OLIFENT William and Mary GRIGGS

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William Smith OLIFENT and Mary GRIGGS.

William, aged 28 years, and Mary, aged 27 years, arrived in Adelaide, South Australia on the Himalaya on the 07 November 1849.
William's occupation recorded as Shoemaker.

William died 01 August 1896, Head of Tiparra, South Australia.
Age: 75 years.
Status: Not recorded.

Mary died 02 February 1895, near Moonta, South Australia.
Age: 73 years.
Status: Married.
Husband named as William Smith OLIFENT.

Seven children located South Australian records for William and Mary.

[1]

Mary Ann Elwin OLIFENT.
Born: 26 December 1849, Adelaide, South Australia.
Died: 07 February 1914, Head of Tiparra, South Australia.
Age: 64 years.
Status: Married.
Husband named as Robert Kent KITTO.

Married: Robert Kent KITTO.
Date: 23 February 1870.
Place: Residence of bride's parents, Moonta, South Australia.

Robert died 26 January 1925, Moonta, South Australia.
Age: 80 years.
Status: Married.
Status appears to be wrong. No second marriage located.

See post KITTO Robert married Mary OLIFENT 1870

[2]

Edwin OLIFENT.
Born: 22 April 1851, Adelaide, South Australia.
Died: -
Possible death for Edwin is 1913 in Perth, Western Australia.

[3]

Ann Elwin OLIFENT.
Born: 22 March 1852, North Road, not recorded, South Australia.
Birth recorded under OLIFANT.
Died: 14 April 1854, not recorded, South Australia.
Age: 01 year.
Residence: Nailsworth, South Australia.

[4]

Robert OLIFENT.
Born: 12 September 1854, North Road, not recorded, South Australia.
Died: 26 May 1890, Jamestown, South Australia.
Age: 35 years.
Status: Not recorded. (No marriage located)

[5]

Susanna OLIFENT.
Born: 11 December 1856, Upper Walkerville, South Australia.
Died: 04 November 1875, Moonta, South Australia.
Age: 18 years.
Status: Not recorded. (No marriage located)

[6]

William Smith OLIFENT.
Born: 14 July 1858, Hermitage, South Australia.
Died: 02 July 1922, Peterborough, South Australia.
Age: 65 years.
Status: Married.
Status at time of death was widower.

Married: Mary Jane EDMONDS.
Date: 14 October 1887.
Place: Residence of Mr. EDMONDS, Gumbowie, South Australia.

Mary died 05 February 1956, Peterborough, South Australia.
Age: 56 years.
Status: Married.
Husband named as William Smith OLIFENT.

Birth note.
Mary was born 30 September 1865, Cudee Creek, South Australia.
Parents named as William EDMONDS and Alice BROWNLEE.

Five children located for William and Mary.

(1)
Alice Mary Emma OLIFENT.
Born: 11 July 1888, Petersbugh, South Australia.
Died: 02 July 1938, Quorn, South Australia.
Age: 49 years.
Status: Married.
Husband named as Thomas HUDSON.

Married:
Thomas HUDSON.
Date: 01 November 1911.
Place: Residence of W S OLIFENT, Peterborough, South Australia.

Thomas died 10 September 1951, Quorn, South Australia.
Age: 66 years.
Status: Widower.

(2)
Clarence Gordon OLIFENT.
Born: 14 June 1896, Quorn, South Australia.
Died: 19 January 1969, Glenelg, South Australia.
Age: 72 years.
Status: Widower.


Married:
Catherine Mabel THOMPSON.
Date: 16 March 1922.
Place: Methodist Manse, Peterborough, South Australia.

Catherine died 04 July 1955, Springbank Hospital, South Australia.
Age: 58 years.
Residence: Plymouth South, South Australia.
Status: Married.
Husband named as Clarence Gordon OLIFENT.

(3)
Hilda Myra OLIFENT.
Born: 1889 Broken Hill, New South Wales.
Died: 1968 Malvern, Victoria.
Age: 79 years.


Married:
Ernest William BRANDT.
Date: 29 October 1913.
Place: St Peter Church, Peterborough, South Australia.

Ernest died 1964 St Kilda, Victoria.
Age: 73 years.
Parents named as Hans Heinerich BRANDT and Ellen CLARK


Birth note.
Ernest was born 07 March 1891, Morgan, South Australia.
Parents named as John BRANDT and Ellen CLARK.

Note. John's correct name was Hans Heinerich BRANDT aka John.

(4)
William Edmonds OLIFENT.
Born: 1891 Broken Hill, New South Wales.
Died: 27 September 1917, Belgium.
Age: 26 years.
Residence: Peterborough, South Australia.
Status: Single.


WW1 Embarkation Roll.

Name: William Edmonds OLIFENT.
Service number: 3211.
Rank: Private.
Roll title: 50 Infantry Battalion - 2 to 9 Reinforcements. (Apr 1916-Feb 1917)
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918.
Date of embarkation: 16 December 1916.
Place of embarkation: Adelaide.
Ship embarked on: HMAT Berrima.
Ship number: A35.

WW1 Roll of Honour.

Name: William Edmonds OLIFENT.
Service number: 3211.
Eank: Private.
Unit 50 Battalion. (Infantry)
Service: Australian Army.
Conflict: 1914-1918.
Date of death: 27 September 1917.
Place of death: Belgium.

Cemetery or memorial details: Ypes (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Note. Roll of Honour also includes photo of William Edmonds OLIFENT.

(5)

Doris Isabel OLIFENT.
Born: 1893 Broken Hill, New South Wales.
Died: 17 July 1895, Quorn, South Australia.
Age: 01 year 09 months.


[7]

John OLIFENT.
Born: 23 August 1860, Walkerville, South Australia.
Died: -

Married: Alice Vounder RODDA.
Date: 01 June 1884.
Place: Residence of bride's parents, Moonta, South Australia.

Alice died 05 June 1957, Moonta, South Australia.
Age: 98 years.
Status: Widow.
Deceased husband named as John OLIFENT.

Three children located for John and Alice

(1)
Irene Nelson OLIFENT.
Born: 18 June 1885, Moonta, South Australia.
Died: 20 July 1957, Moonta Hospital, South Australia.
Age: 82 years.
Status: Single.

(2)
Frank Vounder OLOFENT.
Born: 20 January 1887, Weetulta, South Australia.
Died: 15 December 1987, Nedlands, Western Australia.
Age: 100 years.

Cremated Karrakatta Crematorium, Western Australia.
Memoralised Crematorium Rose Gardens, Karrakatta Cemetery.
Location: Wall of Path.
Site: 28.
Position: 0110.

Married:
Maud BLAIN.
Year: 1917.
Place: Perth district, Western Australia.

Maud died 03 december 1972, Perth, Western Australia.
Age: 85 years.

Cremated Karrakatta Crematorium, Western Australia.
Memoralised Crematorium Rose Gardens, Karrakatta Cemetery.
Location: Wall of Path.
Site: 28.
Position: 0110.


WW1 Embarkation Roll.

Name: Frank Vounder OLIFENT.
Service number: 7828.
Rank: Private.
Roll title: 11 Infantry Battalion - 24 to 27 Reinforcements. (Jan to Oct 1917)
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918.
Date of embarkation: 29 June 1917.
Place of embarkation: Fremantle.
Ship embarked on: HMAT Borda.
Ship number: A30.

(3)
Percy OLIFENT.
Born: 02 August 1890, Weetilta, South Australia.
Died: 18 December 1917 Boulogne, France.
Age: 27 years.
Residence: Jamestown, South Australia.
Status: Single.


WW1 Embarkation Roll.

Name: Percy OLIFENT.
Service number: 3751.
Rank: Private.
Roll title: 32 Infantry Battalion - 1 to 2 Reinforcements. (Nov 1915-Dec 1916)
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918.
Date of embarkation: Adelaide.
Ship embarked on: HMAT Commonwealth.
Ship number: A73.

WW1 Roll of Honour.

Name: Percy OLIFENT.
Service number: 3751.
Rank: Lance Corporal.
Unit: 32nd Battalion. (Infantry)
Service: Australian Army.
Conflict: 1914-1918.
Date of death: 18 December 1917.
Cause of death: Accident. (Injuries)

Cemetery or memorial notes: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.
Note. Roll of Honour also includes photo of Percy OLIFENT.
Percy carries three stripes in the photo and recorded as Lance Corporal at death.
May have been demoted.

Sources:
Bound for South Australia - passenger list 1836-1851. (By Di Cummings)
Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, South Australia.
Registry of Births, New South Wales.
Registry of Deaths and Marriages, Western Australia.
Registry of Deaths, Victoria.
Karrakatta Cemetery Records, Western Australia.
WW1 Embarkation Rolls.
WW1 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.


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