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Caleb James SODEN

Burial Location:Davyhurst (Old)  (details...)
Occupation: Chemist
Place of Death: Davyhurst
Date of Death: 28 December 1904
Date of Burial:28 December 1904
Age:36 years
Cause of Death:Chronic Malaria
OGM Ref#: 1344


The deceased came from a medical family in Ireland. He departed London, aged 21 years, on the "Port Caroline", arriving in Australia around 21 April 1890. He was a chemist in Moree, New South Wales, between 1898 and 1900 and had moved to South Australia by 1904, where he married - only to die of malaria, coma and cardiac syncope in Davyhurst three months later. His death was certified in writing by THomas I McKell, M.D., medical attendant, Mulwarrie. He was buried by Joseph Hart. The deceased had lived in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia for about 12 years before arriving in Western Australia.
Parents:Charlotte Elizabeth and Caleb SODEN (Physician and Surgeon)
Spouse:Annie Isabel SHEARER (also known as Nancy)
Marriage Details:21 September 1904, Talunga, South Australia; Marriage Reg.Book No 220, page 1283
Birth Details:26 July 1868, Leitrim, Mohill, Ireland; Vol 18, page 256
Death Certificate:777/1905