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Re: Nikkelsen

Posted: 1356851510000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1356852571000
From NLA Trove

South Australian Register, Friday 29 October 1875
NIKKELSON - EDWARDS. - On the 24th October, at Laura, by licence, by the Rev. H. Holmes, George Orons Nikkelson, of Laura, to Zibiah Elishibah, youngest daughter of the late Mr. G. Edwards, of Prospect Village.

Also published in the Advertiser, showing his middle name as Owers. George, a labourer, was declared insolvent in 1876.

This may be the death of Zibiah's father:
South Australian Register, Saturday 4 May 1872
EDWARDS. - On the 23rd April, George Edwards, of Prospect Village, aged 59; born in the Parish of Charles, Plymouth, Devon; arrived in this colony, 1839. Highly respected by a large circle of relatives and friends.

He was buried at Islington Cemetery.

South Australian Register, Friday 9 April 1875
EDWARDS. —On the 8th April, at Prospect Village, Esther, the beloved wife of the late George Edwards.

The above point to this arrival:
EDWARDS George, Esther LE GALLEZ, Georgi(a)na Esther, Enoch d@sea, son b@sea arrived 1839-12-19 on Moffatt from London 08-26

Zibiah was born in SA:
1854 5/36
EDWARDS Zibiah Elisheba
[father] George EDWARDS
[mother] Esther LEGALLEZ

Her sister Georgina Esther EDWARDS married in 1863 to Henry Felix LLOYD. She died in 1917 in Barossa district. Her husband died in 1920 (as Felix Henry). He is buried at Beaufort Cemetery.

From a post online:
Esther Le GALLEZ
Born circa 1813 Guernsey, Channel Islands
Married: George EDWARDS 12 Oct 1834 St Pierre Port, Guernsey

Born 15 Jan 1814 Parish of Charles Plymouth Devonshire

Georgiana Esther EDWARDS
Born 30 Dec 1834 Guernsey, Channel Islands

Born circa 1837 Guernsey
Died 1839 Aboard Ship Moffatt during voyage to South Australia
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