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Thomas Samuel Best was born 3 July 1822 in Dural, New South Wales, Australia to Thomas Best (1799-1874) and Mary Beckett (1800-1857) and died 31 December 1893 in "Mountain View", Dural, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Ann Tuckwell (1824-1901) 2 January 1845 in Castle Hill, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.




Children


Offspring of Thomas Samuel Best and Mary Ann Tuckwell (1824-1901)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Samuel Best (1845-1905)
William Alfred Best (1847-1895)
Emily Amelia Best (1849-1935)
Mary Jane Best (1851-1915) 15 August 1851 Dural, New South Wales, Australia 1 May 1915 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Daniel Purdy Horwood (c1850-1946)

Elizabeth Rebecca Best (1851-1929)
George Henry Best (1853-1943)
Arthur John Best (1855-1921)
James Frederick Best (1858-1908)
Alfred Ernest Best (c1860-c1937)
Henry Albert Best (1864-1934)
Alice Maude Best (1866-1940)




Footnotes (including sources)

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Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: V18221413 148/1822
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 10970/1894
  • BEST.—December 31st, 1893, at his late residence, "Mountain View," Dural, Thomas Samuel Best, in his 72nd year, after a short illness.
The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, 6 January 1894, page 4
The Sydney Morning Herald, 2 January 1894, page 1
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