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Mary Ann Harris and John Townsend

Mary Ann Harris was born on 18 Jan 1866 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania.

Mary married John Townsend, son of  free settler John Townsend and convict Agnes Turley, on 2 Sep 1885 in the residence of William Harris, Promised Land, Kentishbury. John was christened on 20 Nov 1851 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 19 Aug 1899 in South Burnie at age 47. They had two children:

4-Florence Annie Townsend was born on 23 Jun 1886 in Sheffield and died on 15 Jul 1957 in Eastwood, South Australia at age 71. Florence married Henry Edward Baker, son of William Edward Baker and Elizabeth Foster, on 25 Feb 1909 in Residence of Samuel Thomas Hobart, Mambray Ceek, South Australia. Henry was born in 1883 in Beroota, South Australia and died on 2 Jan 1943 in Port Pirie, South Australia at age 60. They had five children: Allan Edward, Ella Annie, Clarence John, Lawrence Stanley and Phyllis Peace Elizabeth.

5-Allan Edward Baker was born on 8 Dec 1909 in Mambray Creek, South Australia and died on 23 Jan 1978 in Port Augusta, South Australia at age 68. Allan married Rita May Dempsey. Rita was born in Oct 1913 in Mambray Creek, South Australia and died on 10 Jan 1990 in Port Augusta, South Australia at age 76.

5-Ella Annie Baker was born on 4 Mar 1912 in Wilmington, South Australia and died on 2 Jan 2000 in South Australia at age 88.  Ella married Herbert Henry Henderson, son of Herbert Gordon Henderson, on 18 Jul 1934 in Methodist Church, Mambray, South Australia. Herbert was born on 28 Nov 1909 in South Australia and died on 5 Feb 1977 in South Australia at age 67. They had two children: Herbert Gordon and Shirley Annie.

6-Herbert Gordon Henderson was born on 1 Sep 1936 in South Australia.

6-Shirley Annie Henderson was born on 30 May 1940 in South Australia.

5-Clarence John Baker was born on 22 Jun 1913 in Wilmington, South Australia.

5-Lawrence Stanley Baker was born on 17 Jan 1917 in Solomontown, South Australia and died on 31 Oct 1968 in Semaphore, South Australia at age 51. Lawrence served in the Second World War.

5-Phyllis Peace Elizabeth Baker was born on 26 Dec 1918 in Winninowie, South Australia and died on 30 Aug 1998 in Adelaide, South Australia at age 79. Phyllis married George William Lennon. George was born on 16 Jul 1909 in Liverpool, England and died on 29 Nov 1964 in Adelaide, South Australia at age 55.  George served in the Second World War.

4-Rhoda Agnes Townsend was born on 4 Sep 1888 in Sheffield. Rhoda married Gilbert Benjamin Baker, son of William Edward Baker and Elizabeth Foster, on 23 Jan 1919 in Tennyson Methodist Church, Port Pirie, South Australia. Gilbert was born on 12 Jun 1883 in Mambray Creek, South Australia and died on 30 Jul 1965 in Rosewater, South Australia at age 82. They had one son: William Norman.

5-William Norman Baker was born on 31 Dec 1922 and died on 2 Apr 2014 in New South Wales at age 91. William married Edna May. Edna was born on 10 Nov 1931 and died on 15 Mar 2015 in New South Wales at age 83.