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PEARCE Robert married Caroline WHITEHEAD 1885

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Information Journal.

Groom: Robert Venning PEARCE.
Age: 26 years.
Status: Single.
Father: Edwin PEARCE.

Bride: Caroline Florence WHITEHEAD.
Age: 19 years.
Status: Single.
Father: John WHITEHEAD.

Date married: 03 February 1885.
Place: Residence of John WHITEHEAD, Meningie, South Australia.

Robert died 28 October 1891, Port Victor, South Australia.
Age: 35 years.
Status: Not recorded.

Birth note.
Robert was born 27 September 1858, Encounter Bay, South Australia.
Parents were Edwin PEARCE and Jane TONKIN.

Caroline died 27 November 1953, Lower Adelaide, South Australia.
Age: 88 years
Status: Widow.
Deceased husband named as Samuel HARRIS.

Caroline's second marriage details to Samuel HARRIS recorded below.

Three children located South Australian records for Robert and Caroline.


Florence Jane PEARCE.
Born: 16 April 1886, Coorong, South Australia.
Died: 25 April 1920, Adelaide, South Australia.
Age: 34 years.
Status: Married.

Married: James Purcell MUIR.
Date: 27 October 1913.
Place: Congregational Manse, Virtor Harbor, South Australia.

James died 28 August 1955, Adelaide, South Australia.
Age: 79 years.
Status: Widower.


Robert Edwin PEARCE.
Born: 25 April 1888, Waitpinga, South Australia.
Died: 27 April 1956, Flinders Park, South Australia.
Age: 68 years.
Status: Widower.

Married: Lily TRENWITH.
Date: 10 April 1915.
Place: Residence of Mrs. TRENWITH, Norwood, South Australia.


Lillie Hettie PEARCE.
Born: 23 November 1890, Port Victor, South Australia.
Died: -

Married 1: Clifford Harold LAMPRE.
Date: 17 March 1920.
Place: St Luke Church, Adelaide, South Australia.

Clifford died 23 February 1932, Lower North Adelaide, South Australia.
Age: 36 years.
Status: Married.

Lillie's second marriage to John ALLEN

Groom: John ALLEN.
Age: 51 years.
Status: Widower.
Father: John Thomas ALLEN.

Bride: Lillie Hettie LAMPRE.
Age: 42 years.
Status: Widow.
Father: Robert Venning PEARCE.

Date married: 18 November 1933.
Place: Baptist Church, North Adelaide, South Australia.

John ALLEN was not a widower as stated when he married Lillie in 1933.
See comments section below from sahara.

Caroline's second marriage to Samuel HARRIS.

Groom: Samuel HARRIS.
Age: 40 years.
Status: Single.
Father: Samuel HARRIS.

Bride: Caroline Florence PEARCE.
Age: 39 years.
Status: Widow.
Father: John WHITEHEAD.

Date married: 09 August 1905.
Place: Residence of Edwin PEARCE, Victor Harbor, South Australia.

No children located for this marriage.

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, South Australia.

With my thanks to sahara for passing on the details about Lillie's second marriage to John ALLEN.

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by sahara on 2012-08-22 02:52:04

Lillie Hettie Pearce later married a John Allen 18 Nov 1933 in North Adelaide, SA. He was later accused of bigamy, as he was married in 1905 to a Fanny Elizabeth Robinson, and was still married to her in 1933.

by tonkin on 2012-08-22 21:31:45

Thank you sahara.

Don't know how I missed Lillie's second marriage. It must have been a shock when she found out John was still married, and I expect Fanny was surprised as well.

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