Robert John Ranger

25 June 1895–3 June 1964 (Age 68)
Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Robert John

When Robert John Ranger was born on 25 June 1895, in Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia, his father, Robert Alexander Ranger, was 38 and his mother, Katherine Daly, was 34. He married Ella May Birtles on 10 March 1921, in Kadina, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 3 June 1964, in Daw Park, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Robert John Ranger
1895–1964
Ella May Birtles
1894–1944
Marriage: 10 March 1921
Rotha Annetta Ranger
1921–2008
Byron Robert Ranger
1924–1991
Bruce Alexander Ranger
1926–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1921
Kadina, South Australia, Australia
children

(3)

    Rotha Annetta Ranger

    Female1921–2008Female

    Byron Robert Ranger

    Male1924–1991Male

    Bruce Alexander Ranger

    Male1926–1986Male

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Alexander Ranger

    Male1857–1897Male

    Katherine Daly

    Female1861–1918Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1901

Age 6

First Federal election.
1901

Age 6

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1914

Age 19

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper or warden, from Middle English ranger, an agent derivative of range(n) ‘to arrange or dispose’.2 German: variant of Rang 2, 3.3 German: habitational name for someone from any of the places named Rangen, in Alsace, Bavaria, and Hesse.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980

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