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Wednesday's Wedding: Michael Green and Mary Anne Bell

Today's posting concerns the marriage of my 3rd Great Grand Aunt Mary Anne Bell and Michael Green at Trinity Church, Berrima in 1861.


Source: Family Notices. (1861, June 21). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 8. Retrieved September 25, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13064942

Transcript:

GREEN-BELL-June 4th, at Trinity Church, Berrima, by the Rev. S.S. Hassall, Michael, third son of Mr. John Green, of Mittagong, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of Mr. William Bell, innkeeper, of Eling Forest, near Berrima.

NSW BDM Marriage Registration

1375/1861 GREEN MICHAEL BELL MARY ANN BERRIMA

Source: NSW BDM Marriage Registrations. Retrieved from http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/




Source: Family Notices. (1861, June 20). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved September 25, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13063182

Transcript:

MARRIAGES.

On the 4th instant, at Trinity Church, Berrima, by the Rev. S.S. Hassall, Michael, third son of Mr. John Green, of Mittagong, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of Mr. William Bell, innkeeper, of Eling Forest, near Berrima.


Unfortunately the marriage did not last very long and the two went their separate ways.  Mary Ann moved with her parents and siblings to the Gundagai area of New South Wales and went on to have a long term relationship and at least nine children with Charles Williams.  While Michael Green apparently ended up in Queensland and died there in about 1913. 



Source: Advertising. (1871, March 28). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved September 25, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13220131

Transcript:

MICHAEL GREEN.-If I do not hear, within one month from my HUSBAND, Michael Green, who left me nine years ago, I shall marry again.
MARY ANN GREEN, Gundagai.

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