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John Tobias
(1807-1875)
Mary Ann Pearce
(1809-1850)
William Faulkner
Ellen Jane Swan
(-1919)
Abel James Tobias
(1835-1874)
Ellen Jane Faulkner
(1855-1921)

Robert James Tobias
(1870-1941)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Euphemia Cadzow Jones

Robert James Tobias

  • Born: 19 Aug 1870, Bright, Victoria, Australia
  • Christened: 11 Apr 1873, Bright, Victoria, Australia
  • Marriage (1): Euphemia Cadzow Jones on 6 Mar 1906 in Hynds Coffee Palace, Bright, Victoria, Australia
  • Died: 31 Dec 1941, Prince Henry's Hospital, South Melbourne, , Victoria, Australia at age 71
  • Buried: 2 Jan 1942, Burwood Cemetery, Burwood, Victoria, Australia

bullet   Cause of his death was Pulmonary embolism, Arteriosclerosis, Atheroma - years, Femoral thrombosis, Pernicious anaemia - years, Sub-acute combin.

bullet   Another name for Robert was Jim.

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bullet  General Notes:

He was commonly known as Jim.

His father died when Jim was just 4 years old and his mother lived with her two young sons in a log cabin at Baker's Gully for a time after his death before remarrying to Charles Tulloch

Prior to becoming Postmaster in Harrietville (succeeding his brother) he had worked at Post Offices in Corryong and Dookie. He was the Postmaster in Harrietville from about 1899 to 1915. He was a prolific photographer and many of his photographs of Harrietville and surrounding areas survive to this day as a definitive record of the times. Tobias Gap was named after him.

He moved with his family to Melbourne 6 weeks after the birth of Lillian Helena.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He worked as a Postmaster in 1902-1916 in Harrietville, Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Postmaster at the time of his marriage on 6 Mar 1906 in Harrietville, Victoria, Australia.

He had a residence on 22 Oct 1917 in 5 Johnston St, , Glenferrie, Victoria, Australia.

He resided at the time of his death on 31 Dec 1941 in 34 Berkeley St, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.


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Robert married Euphemia Cadzow Jones, daughter of William Jones ** and Elizabeth Forsyth Cadzow **, on 6 Mar 1906 in Hynds Coffee Palace, Bright, Victoria, Australia. (Euphemia Cadzow Jones was born on 6 May 1877 in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia, died on 22 Sep 1942 in Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia and was buried on 23 Sep 1942 in Burwood Cemetery, Burwood, Victoria, Australia.). The cause of her death was Diabetic coma - days, Renal failure - days.


bullet  Marriage Notes:

It was a presbyterian ceremony. Witnesses were Ernest Gow and Beatrice May Dare. Both bride and groom signed their names.

Their eldest child. Elizabeth was born 7 months after the wedding which may explain why it was not held in a Church.

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