Charlotte Eliza Float1

#11796, (22 December 1812-10 March 1892)
Last Edited21 May 2020
Charlotte Eliza Float c.1866
Source: State Library of South Australia B 11175
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Charlotte Eliza Float was born on 22 December 1812 at Selsey, Sussex.1,2

Charlotte Eliza Float married Henry Watson on Tuesday, 5 April 1836 at England. They were 23 and 33 respectively.1,3

At the age of 25 Charlotte and her husband Henry emigrated from Gravesend, Kent, on 31 October 1838 on the "Katherine Stewart Forbes."4 Charlotte and her husband Henry arrived at Glenelg, South Australia, on 21 March 1839. the family had brought with them a pre-fabricated house that they had bought in London. Remarkably, the house is still standing and is the oldest ston ehouse in South Australia.4

A photograph was taken circa 1885.
Eliza Maria Darby, Leonard Watson Darby and Charlotte Elza Float (marked 'Fanny Floate Watson')
Source: State Library of South Australia https://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/B+27004


Charlotte died on 10 March 1892 at North Adelaide at age 79.2

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1812BirthSelsey, Sussex1,2
1836MarriageEngland1,3
1892DeathNorth Adelaide2

Family

Henry Watson (26 Jun 1802-16 Jul 1894)
Children

Citations

  1. [S5] South Australia, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Vol.1 p.111.
  2. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/7294837/person/…
  3. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/7294837/person/…
  4. [S1173] Lloyd Family (http://www.lloydstory.com/) http://www.lloydstory.com/henry-watson.html
  5. [S5] South Australia, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Vol.4 p.157.