Martha Lemon

Martha Lemon[1]

Female 1846 - 1925  (79 years)

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  • Name Martha Lemon  [1
    Born 8 Jun 1846  West Orchard, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 12 Jul 1846  St Andrew's, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Baptism - Martha Lemon
    Baptism - Martha Lemon
    Martha Lemon was baptised at St Andrews Church, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England on 12th July 1846
    St Andrew's Church, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England
    St Andrew's Church, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England
    The parish church of St. Andrew, standing on an eminence, is an edifice of stone, principally in the Perpendicular style, and consists of chancel, nave, aisle, south porch, and an ancient and lofty embattled western tower of Norman date, with pinnacles, and containing a clock with chimes and 6 bells: the stained east window was given by the first Lord Wolverton, in 1862, in memory of Sir Richard Plumptre Glyn (who rebuilt the church); the west window is a memorial to George Carr Glyn, 1st baron Wolverton. d. 24 July. 1873; and there are other windows to Maj. Richard Riversdale Glyn, who died and was buried at Aden, in 1859. and Riversdale Robert Glyn, buried at Hastings, in 1829, both sons of the first Lord Wolverton: the church was restored in 1862: there are 250 sittings.
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Oct 1925  Hoyleton, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death Notice - Martha Tucker
    Death Notice - Martha Tucker
    Martha Tucker died 8th October 1925 at her son's residence, Hoyleton, South Australia, Australia. This notice was published in the Chronicle Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Saturday 17th October 1925, page 43.
    Obituary 17 Oct 1925  Kybunga, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Published in the Chronicle Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Saturday 17th October 1925, page 24. 
    Obituary - Martha Tucker
    Obituary - Martha Tucker
    This obituary was published in the Chronicle Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Saturday 17th October 1925.
    Buried Kybunga, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Headstone of William and Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    Headstone of William and Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    In Loving Memory, of, William Tucker, Died 3rd April 1908, Aged 63 Years, Martha Tucker, Wife of Above, Died 8th Oct 1925, Aged 79 Years
    Notes 
    • Marriage details obtained from Digger -South Australian Marriages, Registrations 1842-1916 reference Book 78 page 440. At the time of their marriage Will was 24yrs old and Martha was 23yrs old.
      Death details obtained from Digger - South Australian Deaths Registrations 1842 to 1915, Book 332 page 393. William was 63 years of age at the time of his death, his death was reported by his Brother John Charles Tucker.
      When William met his future wife, who lived with her family on a farming property at Lovely Valley near Willunga, it was commonly said that William was the local "lemon squeezer". The lemon family came to Australia with their children Louisa, Mary, Virtue, Martha, Edwin and William. They settled a little inland from Myponga Beach, and were part of a larger family group consisting of Charles' older brother John and his wife Elizabeth (nee Hunt) and after the death of the first wife, John's second wife Mary Ann King, Also in the district was the boys' sister Elizabeth who was married to Matthew Hunt, the Hunts having arrived in 1848 on board the "David Malcolm"

      Mrs. Tucker, who was highly respected in the districts of Kybunga and Hoyleton, died at the residence of her son, Mr Inman Tucker, on October 85y at the age of 79. She was a colonist of 76 years. Born in West Orchard, Dorsetshire in 1846 she came to South Australia with her parent in 1849 and was married at Willunga in 1869 to Mr William Tucker, who died 17 years ago. Th first 16 years of their married life was spent at Inman Valley, where they engaged in dairying. They went to Hoyleton 40 years ago, and acquired agricultural land in the Hoyleton and Kybunga districts. Mrs Tucker took great interest in the Church of Christ, and was a member for many years. There are 3 sons Messrs J Tucker (Balaklava), W.E. Tucker (Menigle) and Inman Tucker (Hoyleton) and 4 daughter Mesdames J Clarke (Kybunga), J Penfold (Balaklava) and G v Coulls (Bowden) and Miss M Tucker (Hoyleton). There are 26 grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren.
      (The Tucker Family in Australia, 1992)
    Person ID I2458  Tucker Family Tree | The descendants of James Tucker
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2017 

    Father Charles Lemon 
    Mother Harriet Cole 
    Family ID F0717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Tucker,   b. 29 Jan 1845, Stratton, St. Margaret's, Highworth, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1908, On the farm at Hoyleton,South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [1
    Married 6 Mar 1869  Residence of Minister Willunga,South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Marriage Certificate of William Tucker and Martha Lemon
    Marriage Certificate of William Tucker and Martha Lemon
    The certificate of marriage of William Tucker and Martha Lemon - 06 March 1869
    Marriage Transcription - William Tucker and Martha Lemon
    Marriage Transcription - William Tucker and Martha Lemon
    William Tucker married Martha Lemon 06 March 1869 at the residence of the Minister, Willunga, South Australia, Australia.
    Children 
    +1. Eliza Tucker,   b. 23 Jan 1870, Crows Nest, Inman Valley, District Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1945  (Age 75 years)
    +2. John Charles Tucker,   b. 28 May 1871, Inman Valley District Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1945  (Age 74 years)
    +3. Sarah Tucker,   b. 31 Aug 1874, Inman Hills, District Yankalilla,South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1955  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Lucy Kent Tucker,   b. 6 Jun 1876, Inman Valley, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1954  (Age 77 years)
    +5. William Edmond Tucker,   b. 7 Jun 1881, Inman Hills, District Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1958, Tailem Bend, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Louisa Aveline Tucker,   b. 2 May 1884, Inman Valley, District Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1885, Woodlands, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +7. Inman Tucker,   b. 3 Aug 1886, Woodlands District Upper Wakefield, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1960  (Age 73 years)
     8. Myrtle Olive Harriett Tucker,   b. 3 Oct 1889, Woodlands, Hoyleton District, Upper Wakefield, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1973  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F0711  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jun 1846 - West Orchard, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Mar 1869 - Residence of Minister Willunga,South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1925 - Hoyleton, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Published in the Chronicle Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Saturday 17th October 1925, page 24. - 17 Oct 1925 - Kybunga, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Kybunga, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    House of William and Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    House of William and Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    The house that William and Martha Tucker lived in.
    Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    Martha Tucker (n. Lemon) - Wife of William Tucker
    The Family of William and Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    The Family of William and Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    The Family of William and Martha Tucker (n. Lemon)
    Back l to r: Sarah Penfold (n. Tucker), Eliza Clarke (n. Tucker), Lucy Kent Coulls (n. Tucker).
    Sitting l to r: John Charles Tucker, William Tucker, Inman Tucker, Martha Tucker (n. Lemon), William Edmond Tucker, Myrtle Olive Harriet Tucker

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] The Tucker Family in Australia, Cynthis Henley-Smith, (Gillingham Printers Pty Ltd Adelaide, South Australia), 191 (Reliability: 3), 1992.

    2. [S492] St Andrew's, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England, Parish Records, St Andrew's Church, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England, (Dorset County Archives Service), 12/1846, Baptism No. 95 (Reliability: 3), 12 Jul 1846.
      See attached copy of St Andrew's Fontmell Magna, Baptism register.

    3. [S247] Chronicle Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 24 (Reliability: 3), 27 Oct 1925.
      See attached copy of Obituary published in the Chronical Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Saturday 27 October 1925, page 24.

    4. [S493] findmypast, South Australian Marriages 1842-1937 Transcription, Genealogy SA, trading as the South Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society, (findmypast), Reg No. 78/440 (Reliability: 3), 6 Mar 1869.
      See attached South Australia Marriages 1842-1937 Transcription for Martha Lemon and William Tucker.


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