Michael James Rafter

7 September 1900–29 December 1953 (Age 53)
Grandchester, Queensland, Australia

The Life of Michael James

When Michael James Rafter was born on 7 September 1900, in Grandchester, Queensland, Australia, his father, William Rafter, was 38 and his mother, Bridget McGuire, was 36. He married Ellen Linnett on 15 April 1925, in Warwick, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 29 December 1953, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 53, and was buried in Drayton, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Michael James Rafter
1900–1953
Ellen Linnett
1900–1987
Marriage: 15 April 1925
Noel Patrick Rafter
1927–1928
Joseph Rafter
1933–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 April 1925
Warwick, Queensland, Australia
children

(2)

    Noel Patrick Rafter

    Male1927–1928Male

    Male1933–1990Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Rafter

    Male1862–1942Male

    Bridget McGuire

    Female1864–1939Female

siblings

(11)

    Stillborn Rafter

    Unknown1887–1887

    Hugh Rafter

    Male1888–1896Male

    Male1889–1968Male

    William Rafter

    Male1891–1911Male

    Male1894–1964Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1901

Age 1

First Federal election.
1901

Age 1

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1918

Age 18

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Raftery .

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

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