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John Carter migrated from England in 1850 & married Elizabeth Want. They selected property at Palmer's Channel & began dairying. John & Elizabeth had 9 children: Julia, Elizabeth, Emma, Alice, Agnes, Louise, George, Charles, & John.

When John snr retired, the property was divided amoungst the sons. John jnr received the homestead. John married Harriett Gilbert & had 4 children: Jack, Gladys, Harry & Auburn (Tim).

Tim married Ivy Maher in 1945. They moved to Tucki & later Back Channel, Wardell. Tim later purchesed a small property adjoining Wardell towmship. Tim also worked for the CSR, delivering tram tracks for the hauling of suger cane to the river.

Copy of page originally transcribed by Mandy O'Neill (content remains unedited)
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