John DARK + Elizabeth SMITH

No children
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Birth: between 1832 and 1833 31 34 Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: January 24, 1916Penshurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Birth: about 1802 Croft, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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Birth: about 1799 Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: after 1857

Facts and events

Religious marriage
Religion: Presbyterian
Citation details: 153/1847 V1847153 78 DARK JOHN SMITH ELIZABETH PC
Citation details: Saturday 5 May 1888, page 976
Note: In the bigamy trial of Theodore Arthur De Meur, Elizabeth stated that she was about 15 years of age at the time of this marriage. Parents names are not cited in the marriage record cited, but it states that she was a native of Lincolnshire. However, the records cited for her next marriage and her death adds support to the view that this is the right Elizabeth Smith.
Cause: Constant ill-usage as stated by Elizabeth.
Citation details: Thursday 3 May 1888, page 3
Note: Elizabeth has stated that following this separation, John left the Paterson area and was never seen or heard of again.