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Biography

Louis Packer was born 18 August 1877 in Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia to Sydney Packer (1843-1907) and Mary Tarrant (1844-1924) and died 15 January 1948 East Kurrajong, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Emma Jane Packer (1882-1952) 1901 in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.



Children



Offspring of Louis Packer and Emma Jane Packer (1882-1952)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Irene Ila Claudia Packer (1901-1971)
Clarissa Mary Packer (1904-1949)
Violet Eileen Emma Packer (1907-1990)
Eric Louis Packer (1908-1971)
Venetta Ivy Packer (1910-1988)
Septimus Packer (1911-1998)
Geoffrey Keith Packer (1914-1959)
Gladys Packer (1918-1974)
Jean Packer (1918-1919)
Laurence Bruce Packer (1922-1984)










Obituary

A widely-known district identity and esteemed East Kurrajong resident, Mr. Louis Packer, passed away suddenly on January 15, at the age of 71 years. A well-known sportsman who figured prominently in district cricket in earlier years, the late Mr. Packer is survived by his wife and a family of five daughters and four sons.
The interment was conducted on the following day in the Church of England cemetery at Windsor, the Rev. Taplin (Wilberforce) officiating.

Windsor and Richmond Gazette, 28 January 1948, page 4





Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
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₪ Wedding
  • A double wedding—Mr. Louis and Mr. William Packer, fourth and fifth sons of Mr. S. Packer, were united at the Wind sor Church of England, to Miss Emma and Miss Margaret Packer, second and third daughters of Mr. A. Packer, of Mor gan Hills. After the ceremony was over the happy couples drove to the residence of the brides' parents where a pleasant evening was spent.
Windsor and Richmond Gazette, 21 September 1901, page 10
¶ Death
  • PACKER, Louis.—January 15, 1948, at his residence, East Kurrajong, dearly loved husband of Emma Packer and father of Irene, Clarissa, Violet, Eric, Ivy, Septimus, Gladys, Geoffrey, and Laurence, aged 71 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 January 1948, page 12
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