Marianne Goodall Murray1

#1072, (9 January 1853-7 May 1910)
FatherKennedy Murray (4 Aug 1799-30 Nov 1860)
MotherHannah Goodall (28 Feb 1815-27 Nov 1904)
Last Edited17 Jan 2022
Marianne Goodall Murray
(source: 'jeanette1905' @ Ancestry)
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Marianne Goodall Murray was also known as Maryanne Goodall Dora Murray.2 Marianne was born on Sunday, 9 January 1853 at the small Tasmanian town of Evandale.2 She was the daughter of Kennedy Murray and Hannah Goodall.

She married Arthur Alfred Littler, son of Charles Littler and Annie Summers, in a Presbyterian ceremony conducted by Rev R. S. Duff at Trafalger on Monday, 5 November 1877 at the small Tasmanian town of Evandale. She was 24 and her husband Arthur was 26. Arthur was the son of an accountant.. Others who may have attended the wedding include Hannah Goodall as mother of the bride and Annie Summers as mother of the groom. Brothers and sisters who may have attended include Thomas John Murray, Elizabeth Mary Murray, James Francis Murray, Edward Kennedy Murray, Henry Murray, Hannah Sarah Murray and Jane Maria Murray. Arthur and Marianne went on to have six known children together.3,4,5,6

Marianne died on 7 May 1910 at Waratah, Tasmania, at age 57.7 Her body was interred at Waratah Old Cemetery in May 1910 at Waratah, Tasmania.28
The grave of Jane Maria Murray, Marianne Goodall Murray, Louis Augustus Littler and Colin Arthur Ponsonby Littler at Waratah Old Cemetery, Waratah, Tasmania.
(Source: Julian Hawley (photograph by Eric Fooks))


Arthur Alfred Littler (12 Mar 1851-25 Feb 1921)


  1. [S733] Australia Birth Index, 1788-1985, Births, Deaths & Marriages Birth Place: Tasmania; Registration Year: 1851; Registration Place: Launceston, Tasmania; Registration Number: 3083.
  2. [S808] Waratah Cemetery (
  3. [S809] Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950, Births, Deaths & Marriages Registration Place: Morven, Tasmania; Registration Year: 1877; Registration Number: 656.
  4. [S810] The Cornwall Chronicle, Launceston, Tasmania, 26 Nov 1877 p.2.
  5. [S914] E-mails from Julie Weizenegger to Tim Hill, 2016- 'Charles Littler Ann Summers' - 12 August 2016 at 10:29.
  6. [S810] The Cornwall Chronicle, Launceston, Tasmania, 1877 'Family Notices', The Cornwall Chronicle (Launceston, Tas. : 1835 - 1880), 12 November, p. 2. , viewed 07 Jan 2020,
  7. [S733] Australia Birth Index, 1788-1985, Births, Deaths & Marriages Death Date: 1910; Death Place: Tasmania; Registration Place: Waratah, Tasmania; Registration Number: 0974 (for year only).
  8. [S734] E-mails from Julian Hawley to Tim Hill, 2014- 'Re: Fooks' - 28 September 2014 05:10.
  9. [S338], (…