Sylvia Patricia Brown Morley

21 May 1948–10 June 1989 (Age 41)
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of Sylvia Patricia

When Sylvia Patricia Brown Morley was born on 21 May 1948, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, her father, Maxwell Clifford Leon Morley, was 25 and her mother, Esther Mary Brown, was 22. She died on 10 June 1989, in Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 41, and was buried in Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Henry James Pursell
1938–2010
Sylvia Patricia Brown Morley
1948–1989

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Maxwell Clifford Leon Morley

    Male1922–1972Male

    Esther Mary Brown

    Female1926–1978Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (7)

1950

Age 2

Australian troops sent to Korea.
1952

Age 4

Queen Elizabeth II ascends to the throne.
1962

Age 14

Federal voting rights extended to adult Aboriginal people.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current
  • Newspaper funeral notice for Sylvia Patricia (Brown) Pursell
  • Newspaper death notice for Sylvia Patricia (Brown) Pursell

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