Freda Evaline Ranson

7 February 1906–31 March 1964 (Age 58)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of Freda Evaline

When Freda Evaline Ranson was born on 7 February 1906, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, her father, Arthur Ranson, was 24 and her mother, Leah Beatrice Chapple, was 24. She married Wilfred Ludwick Gerke on 27 April 1927, in Scottsdale, Tasmania, Australia. She died on 31 March 1964, in Scottsdale, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Wilfred Ludwick Gerke
1897–1981
Freda Evaline Ranson
1906–1964
Marriage: 27 April 1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 April 1927
Scottsdale, Tasmania, Australia

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1906–1964Female

    Male1907–1976Male

    Vincent Trevor Ranson

    Male1912–1996Male

    Errol Chapple Ranson

    Male1922–1944Male

    Clarrie Ranson

    MaleMale

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1911

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.
1914

Age 8

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
1939

Age 33

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly East Anglia): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand(e) ( see Rand 1).2 French: variant of Renson, a reduced form of Rennesson, a pet form (with the double diminutive suffix -esson) of a personal name derived from the Germanic name Ragino or a compound name with the first element ragin- ‘counsel’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Freda Ranson, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899-1912"

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