Samuel Earnest Crouch was born 11 May 1875 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia to Samuel Burton Crouch (1852-1920) and Harriett Bourne (1852-1925) and died 22 June 1925 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia of suicide by gunshot. He married Olive Mercy Gillett (1881-1967) 30 August 1905 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.


Offspring of Samuel Earnest Crouch and Olive Mercy Gillett (1881-1967)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Gladys Enid Hazeldeen Crouch (1906-1954)
Dulcie Una Pearl Crouch (1907-1988)
Trixie Maris Linda Crouch (1909-1910)
Mavis Clara Jean Crouch (1911-1976) 6 July 1911 Yarra, New South Wales, Australia 26 December 1976 Merrilla, New South Wales, Australia Albert Augustine Nosworthy (1899-1955)
Edwin Field (1906-1975)

Ernest Maxwell Crouch (1914-1977)
John Croydon Crouch (1916-1984)


Some researchers have confused him with Samuel Crouch (1858-1945), marrying him to Sarah Jane Thurgood (1872-1937) and giving him (some of) her children.

Footnotes (including sources)

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₪ Wedding
  • MARRIED. CROUCH—GILLETT, 30th August, at Christ Church, West Goulburn, by the Rev. Archdeacon Spencer, SAMUEL ERNEST CROUCH, only son of Samuel Crouch of Yarra, to OLIVE MERCY, second daughter of Mr. John Gillet, of Merrilla.
Goulburn Herald, 13 October 1905, page 5
¶ Death
  • TARLO TRAGEDY. In the inquest on Friday touching the death of Samuel Ernest Crouch, who was found in his car near Tarlo on Monday last, the Coroner returned a verdict of suicide.
Goulburn Evening Penny Post, 27 June 1925, page 4 Edition: EVENING
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