Thomas SMITH ~1844-1921
Lydia Jane BURGESS 1851-1911

Digby & Dartmoor, South-West Victoria, Australia

Thomas SMITH, born Portland, Port Phillip District, NSW ~1844, son of George SMITH and Bridget SEXTON married Lydia Jane BURGESS, born 1851, Digby, S-W Victoria, daughter of Nathanial BURGESS and Mary BARRATT.

Thomas SMITH was a farmer of Mumbannar, near Dartmoor, S-W Victoria who died at Daylesford in 1921 and was buried at Dartmoor. His Wife Lydia died at Dartmoor in 1911 and was buried in the Dartmoor cemetery.

Thomas SMITH & Lydia Jane BURGESS had the following children...

  1. Emma Bridget SMITH b. 1874, Digby, Vic.,............?;

  2. Percy George SMITH b. 1876, Digby, Vic., d. 1965, Mount Gambier, SA, m. Isabella Bertha McKINNON 1884-1957, (9 children).;

  3. Lydia Helen SMITH b. 1879, Digby, Vic, d. 1943, Melbourne, Vic. m. Daniel Patrick McGUINESS 1877-1919;

  4. Ethel Mary SMITH b. 1881, Digby, Vic., d. 1960, Warburton, Vic.;

  5. Annie Margaret SMITH b. 1884, Digby, Vic., d. 1951, Melbourne, Vic.;

  6. Edward Thomas SMITH b. 1886, Digby, Vic., d. 1967, Melbourne, Vic., m. Margaret HOSKINS 1897-1979.

  7. Sydney SMITH b. 1889, Mumbannar, S-W Victoia, d. 25 Apr 1915, Anzac Cove, Turkey
    • WW1 1st AIF, 6th Battalion
    • enlisted 28-08-1914
    • KIA, 25-05-1915, ANZAC Cove, Turkey
    • Grave - Plugge's Plateau Cemetery, ANZAC, Turkey
    • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 91, planted by Miss SMITH

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