Edwin HUSSON 1845-1914 & Catherine Ann CAMERON 1856-1940

Devon, England; Dartmoor & Merino, Victoria, Australia

Edwin HUSSON b. 1845 Newton Abbot, Devonshire, England, son of ___ HUSSON and Jane SHORT and arrived in Victoria as a 17 year old on the "Winefred" in 1863.

Edwin HUSSON married in 1875 at "The Bluff", near Sandford, Victoria to Catherine Ann CAMERON b. 1856 Limestone Ridge, Mumbannar, near Dartmoor, Victoria, daughter of Hugh CAMERON 1823-1896 and Christian CAMERON 1831-1913.

Edwin HUSSON died in Hamilton in 1914 and his widow Catherine died at Merino in 1940.

Edwin HUSSON & Catherine Ann CAMERON had the following known family...

  1. Eliza Jane HUSSON b. 1877, Merino, Vic, d. 1949, Hamilton, Vic m. Mervyn Moss WRIGHT 1875-1946 [6 children at Landsborough, Victoria 1905-1916;

  2. Catherine Christine HUSSON b. 1878, Merino, Vic, d. 1915, Merino, Vic m. James William ANDISON 1880-1970 [5 children at Merino and Sandford 1902-1915. James ANDISON married again after the death of his first wife.];

  3. Mary Ann HUSSON b. 1881, d. 1925, Merino, Vic.;

  4. Edwin Campbell HUSSON b. 1882, Merino, Vic, d. 1963, Heidelberg, Vic m. Jemima TAIT 1873-1956 [No Children];

  5. John 'Jack' Cameron HUSSON b. 1884, Merino, Vic, d. 1970, Merino, Vic m. ___ [ Glenorchy Soldier Settler ];

  6. Thomas Short HUSSON b. 1886, "Runnymede" Sandford, Vic, d. 1964, Merino, Vic m1. Eleanor Matilda DONOHUE 1888-1928 [4 children at Merino], m2. Rose MARSHALL 1904-1975 [2 children];

  7. Florence Jessie HUSSON b. 1893, Casterton, Vic, d. 1985, m. Alfred William John PEPPER 1893-1977 [WW1, ANZAC, Pte 1183, 8th Battalion, AIF, 5 children];

  8. Ewen Cameron HUSSON b. 1896, Merino, Vic, d. 1978,Traralgon, Victoria m. Frances Catherine 'Katie' COX 1896-1972 [ WW1, Pte 72214, trained at Broadmeadows, 1918, discharged at end of WW1, no overseas service, 5 children, moved to Gippsland, Victoria];

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