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Florence Jessie STURGEON

Florence Jessie STURGEON

Female 1885 - 1930  (45 years)

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  • Name Florence Jessie STURGEON  [1
    Nickname Florrie 
    Born 1885  Lawloit Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • «b»Florence Jessie Sturgeon«/b» born at Lawloit, Victoria in 1885. _

      The present Warner generation know only that "Aunt Florrie" was a staunch member of the Salvation Army and lived in S.A. No record of any children.

      Married: Hotel Keeper «b»Robert E. Welchman«/b» (where and when not traced). He is recorded as holding the licence of the "Gresham" Hotel on the corner of North Terrace and King William St, Adelaide (now demolished and other buildings on the site although well remembered by the present writer E.M.S.). The Hoad record of publicans and licensees at Mortlock Library, Adelaide records - the "Gresham" was run by Robert E. Welchman "and wife" from 1923 to 1927 inclusive and again from 1932 to 4/3/1936.

      Deaths: Robert died on 1/10/1936.

      The Warners give the death date of Florrie at the age of 44 in 1930; the hotel record shows that she and her husband held the licence of the "Pier Hotel", Largs Bay. Sth Aust. Together with H. T. Lighton from August 1927 to 1929. Only Robert is given 1932 to his 1936 death, so her death 1930 appears to be correct.
    Died 1930  [1
    Person ID I-3124  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 21 May 2016 

    Father George Harvey STURGEON,   b. 10 May 1846, Suffolk UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1928, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Christina MCLEAN,   b. 28 Jul 1848, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1930, Nhill Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1872  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F-976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert E. WELCHMAN,   d. 1936 
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2013 17:17:00 
    Family ID F-1018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0245 - Florence Sturgeon (later Welchman) & Christina Sturgeon - with Rita & Myrtle (daughters of Bertha & Ted Abbott).jpg
    0245 - Florence Sturgeon (later Welchman) & Christina Sturgeon - with Rita & Myrtle (daughters of Bertha & Ted Abbott).jpg
    0248 - Florrie & Albert Sturgeon.jpg
    0248 - Florrie & Albert Sturgeon.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 29 Jul 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIED: 1872 92/120 groom:STURGEON,George Harvey bride:MACLEAN,Christina at (Angas Plains) Strathalbyn SA

    3. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.
      states marriage date:17 Jul 1872 as per Joseph Phillips (family) birthday book.