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Ernest John Minter

Male 1882 - 1969  (87 years)


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  • Name Ernest John Minter 
    Born 30 Mar 1882  Farthing Gate, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 7 May 1882  Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1907 
    Adelaide, South Australia 
    Name Ernie 
    _UID B860F8330C8F4F079B0A93ED2B1434EAB6BC 
    Died 30 Apr 1969  Flat 3, Wallala Avenue, Parkholme, Adelaide, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 2 May 1969  Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Left school at nine years of age.
      Joined the navy about 1893. He put his age up by one year. He bought himself out about one year early, in 1907, for £20 at Port Adelaide, South Australia. Settled here. Sent for Elizabeth Nicholls and they married six weeks after her arrival in South Australia. They had a farm at Kiopo Forest (Meadows) until a drought in 1914 forced them off the land.
    Person ID I2076  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2012 

    Father George Minter,   b. 14 Oct 1834, Nonington, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1913, Union Infirmary, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Emily DITCHER,   b. 15 Jan 1839, Parish of Lynsted, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1895, Mill Bank, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1861  Milton Register Office, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • George Minter, 26, bachelor labourer of Sittingbourne, father John Minter, labourer; Emily Ditcher, 22 a spinster of Sittingbourne the daughter of Thomas Ditcher a labourer and of Elizabeth nee Moss his wife. Both marked. Witnesses Thomas Ditcher (mark) and Maria Howton(?), signed.
    Family ID F431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Marion NICHOLLS,   b. 15 Jul 1888, Cloweswood, Blean, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1982, Nursing Home, Henley Beach Road, South Aust Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1912  Methodist Church, Smith Street, Walkerville, Adelaide, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married in Walkerville, Adelaide, Australia. Ernest John Minter, 29, born Eastry near Dover, England, bachelor labourer of Adelaide, father George Minter; Elizabeth Marion Nicholls, 23, born Kent, England, spinster with domestic duties of Walkerville, daughter of James Thomas Nicholls. Witnesses Lily Aimee Taylor, milliner of Norwood and Herbert Taylor, civil servant of Norwood.
    Children 
     1. Cora Maud Nicholls Minter,   b. 8 Nov 1912, Kiopo Forest, (Meadows) Sth Aust Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1985, Memorial Hospital, Nth Adelaide, Sth Aust Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Female Minter
     3. John Thomas Minter,   b. 26 Mar 1921, Chapel Street, Salisbury, Sth Aust Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 2002, Westminster Nursing Home, Fort Street, Grange, Sth Aust Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 May 1882 - Eastry, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jan 1912 - Methodist Church, Smith Street, Walkerville, Adelaide, South Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 May 1969 - Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Ernest John Minter
    Ernest John Minter
    born 1882, Eastry, Kent

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Birth certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1882 Eastry 2a/932.

    2. [S5] Cliff Minter.

    3. [S29] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1861 Milton 2a/753.

    4. [S29] Marriage certificate (copy).