Ebenezer Matthew POTTAGE 1838-1913 & Elizabeth Ellen RATCLIFFE 1838-1890

Ebenezer Matthew POTTAGE b. 1838, was married in 1863, Victoria to Elizabeth Ellen RATCLIFFE b. 1838. Paul Matthew POTTAGE son of Arthur Ellis was highly decorated in WW1 by being awarded the MM & Bar and the French Crois de Guerre. Ebenezer and Elizabeth POTTAGE had the following family with some children being born and dying at Digby:

  1. Charles Alfred POTTAGE b. 1864, Dunkeld, Vic, d. aged 4m;
  2. William Ratcliffe POTTAGE b. 1866, Dunkeld, Vic, d. aged 5m;
  3. Hannah Elizabeth POTTAGE b. 1867, Hamilton, Vic;
  4. Henry POTTAGE b. 1868, Coleraine, Vic, m. Edith Laura TUCKER;
  5. Arthur Ellis POTTAGE b. 1870, Merino, Vic, m. Martha Eve Marion WINTER;
    1. Paul Matthew POTTAGE, b. 1895, Harrow, Vic, d. 1966
      • Sgt 1102, 51st Battery, 3rd FAB, 1st AIF,
      • enlisted 17-08-1914, RTA 15-05-1919
      • MM & Bar, Crois de Guerre
  6. Alfred Charles POTTAGE b. 1872, Digby, Vic, d. aged 5m;
  7. Matthew POTTAGE b. 1872, Digby, Vic, d. aged 2m;
  8. Rose Bertha POTTAGE b. 1872, Digby, Vic.

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