Charles William Johnson (b.21/5/1851..d.1935)

Charles William Johnson (1851... 1935)

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1. Alice . Johnson . (2)(b.1879...d.)
2. Jane . Johnson . (b.1881....d)
3 .John . Johnson . (b.6-9-1883. ...d.) m 8/6/1910 Janet Bell (.b.......)
4. James . Johnson . (1885..d.)
5. Richmond . Johnson . (b.1889..d.)
6. Sarah Ann . Johnson . (2) (b. 1891 .....d)
7. Grace Hannah . Johnson . (b.1893..d.)
8 .Margaret May . Johnson . (b.1896..d.)


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Charles Johnson's Obituary

As Recorded 29/5/1935


Byron Bay Wednesday, Mr. Charles Johnson who died at Byron Bay recently was born on the Hunter River, near Morpeth, in 1851. He was the third son of the late Charles Johnson, who landed in Sydney in 1833 and was a fireman on the first steam boat trading between Sydney and Morpeth in 1835. The late Mr. Johnson followed various occupations in his younger days and subsequently adopted farming in the Hunter River district. In 1878 he married Miss Margaret Blundell and resided in the Hunter River district until 1888. He then came to the Richmond River with his wife and family and settled at Knockrow, remaining there for four years. He selected land at Newrybar in 1895, living there until 1914, when he retired and went to reside at Byron Bay. He enjoyed good health up to the time of his death. His widow and the following sons and daughters survive him. Mrs. J Neville of Murgon QLD. Mrs. H Wright of Byron Bay NSW. Jack of Bangalow NSW. James of Byron Bay NSW. Richmond of QLD. Mrs. W GELL of Gosford NSW. and Mrs. J Henton of Byron Bay NSW. Eight sisters and three brothers of the late Mr. Johnson predeceased him. The only surviving brother is Mr. Edward Johnson of Brisbane.

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