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 Elizabeth Dora “Beth” <I>Marshall</I> Gerard

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Elizabeth Dora “Beth” Marshall Gerard

  • Birth 15 Jan 1875 Marrickville, Inner West Council, New South Wales, Australia
  • Death 5 Aug 1964 Rockhampton, Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia
  • Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: Ashes placed in garden at North Rockhampton Cemetery
  • Memorial ID 37178110

The daughter of Richard and Jane (Blamire) Marshall, Elizabeth was the third of their 7 children. She was 11 years old when her mother died, with her father re-marrying within 2 years, and having another 3 children.

She met a young farmer from Canterbury, New South Wales and married him on 27 June 1892 at Marrickville. New South Wales.

Elizabeth and her husband William (Bill) Gerard, had 9 children, 6 of whom were born in New South Wales, the other 3 in Queensland:

Nellie Jane - 22 October 1893 - 3 June 1973
William Marshall - 12 November 1895 - 10 October 1952
Arthur Charles Marshall - 20 April 1898 - 3 March 1917 K.I.A. France
Mary Francis - 12 October 1900 - 14 September 1988
Doris Elizabeth - 22 December 1902 - 29 December 1972
Richard Marshall - June 1906 - 23 January 1907
Bessie Alice Winifred - 20 July 1909 - 1 May 1996
Gladys Mavis - 1 December 1911 - 23 September 1994
Florence Mildred Lilian - 5 February 1914 - 5 January 1993

She farewelled four family members to fight in the Great War of 1914 - 1918
2 half brothers, Herbert James Marshall and Arthur Ernest Marshall and
2 sons, William Marshall Gerard and Arthur Charles Marshall Gerard
only 2, Herbert and William returned.



My sincere thanks to Jim Seidleman for the restoration of my Grand-mothers photo.


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  • Created by: Muriel Butler
  • Added: 17 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37178110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Dora “Beth” Marshall Gerard (15 Jan 1875–5 Aug 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37178110, ; Maintained by Muriel Butler (contributor 46849170) Cremated, Other, who reports a Ashes placed in garden at North Rockhampton Cemetery.