John Edward Ion

8 November 1906–7 July 1971 (Age 64)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

The Life Summary of John Edward

When John Edward Ion was born on 8 November 1906, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, his father, Derwent Henry Crosswell, was 25 and his mother, Maria Eleanor Ion, was 22. He married Evelyn Joyce Butcher in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 July 1971, at the age of 64, and was buried in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

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John Edward Ion
Evelyn Joyce Butcher
John William Edwards

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  • Marriage
    Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.
    Age 8
    August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
    Age 33
    Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Romanian Alexandru, Constantin, Nistor, Petrica.Romanian: from the personal name Ion, an equivalent of John .English (Westmorland): probably a variant of Hine with the loss of initial H-.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    • John Edward, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899-1912"

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