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Charles Clarke was born in 1850. He gained employment at Woorowoolyen Station. Charles married Mary Rapp of Rappville. Charles & Mary had 12 children, the eldest being Jack. Jack married Mary Kirkland & their second son, Roy, married Mary Phelan of Kilgen in 1926.

Mary's grandfather, William Phelan, was born on the Williams River & selected on the Evans River in 1884, sson after the Paddons selected at Evans Head.

Roy & Mary moved to Bora Ridge & had five girls & one boy. The family moved to Lindendale & Meerschaum Vale. In 1952 they moved to Wardell, where Roy ran a hire car or taxi type service. Roy transported quite a few children to school each day.

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