Gwenda Jessie Austen (Blackler)

12 April 1920–7 November 2009 (Age 89)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of Gwenda Jessie

When Gwenda Jessie Austen (Blackler) was born on 12 April 1920, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, her father, Edward Ernest Blackler, was 38 and her mother, Lilian Gelenda Williams, was 34. She married Sydney Wynford Austen on 26 January 1943, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 7 November 2009, in her hometown, at the age of 89, and was buried in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Sydney Wynford Austen
1920–2009
Gwenda Jessie Austen (Blackler)
1920–2009
Marriage: 26 January 1943
Lynette Gwenda Austen
1944–2009
Mary Lilian Austen
Roy Edward Austen
1953–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 January 1943
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
children

(3)

    Female1944–2009Female

    Roy Edward Austen

    Male1953–2017Male

    Mary Lilian Austen

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1921

Age 1

Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.
1939

Age 19

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.
1950

Age 30

Australian troops sent to Korea.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Austin , associated chiefly with southeastern England, especially Kent.2 German: from a reduced form of the personal name Augustin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Gwenda Jessie Austen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gwenda Jessie Blackler - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Gwenda Jessie Blackler

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