B: 1851 D: 2nd Aug 1907
Born: 1851, Kings Lynn, Norfolk England
Married: In April 1877 at Tarcowie, John Jnr married Catherine Dempster, the second daughter of Tarcowie landholder William & Elizabeth Dempster (nee Cowie).
Died: 2nd August 1907. John died from bronchitis after a short illness at the Exchange Hotel (death certificate states bronchitis). He is buried at the Farina Cemetery, gravesite unknown.
Father: John GREEN
Mother: Elizabeth (Griggs) GREEN
Sydney Bennett GREEN Born 11th Jan 1878 at Warrow, South Australia. Died 20th Feb 1969 at Queenstown, South Australia.
Percy GREEN Born 5th May 1879 at Yarrowie, South Australia. Died 1st Feb 1886 at Enfield, South Australia.
Eva May Green Born 18th Feb 1881 at Tarcowie, South Australia. Died 16th Apr 1969 at Victor Harbor, South Australia.
Hurtle William GREEN Born 16th May 1883 at Tarcowie, South Australia. Died 20th Jul 1972 at Whyalla, South Australia.
Ethel Victoria (Green) WILSON Born 11th Jun 1885 at Tarcowie, South Australia. Died 12th Aug 1956 at Mile End, South Australia.
Alexander Gordon GREEN Born 27th Jun 1888 at Pekina, South Australia. Died 10th Jul 1975 at Adelaide, South Australia.
John had a further 7 siblings. Details as yet not known.
John Green was born in Norfolk, England in 1851. He arrived in South Australia on 24 April 1855 aboard the “Mallard” with his parents John & Elizabeth (nee Griggs) & younger sister Susan.
Soon after arrival John Snr & Elizabeth had moved north to the Pekina area where the remainder of their eight children were born.
John Snr was an overseer on the Pekina Station (owned by Price Maurice)until about 1873 when he purchased a selection near Tarcowie. By 1877 the selection was sold after which he & most of his family moved away to Eyre Peninsular still in association with Price Maurice.
In April 1877 at Tarcowie, John Jnr married Catherine Dempster, the second daughter of Tarcowie landholder William & Elizabeth Dempster (nee Cowie).
John remained in Tarcowie working as a boundary rider possibly on the Pekina station or Tarcowie selection and later as a storeman, butcher and hotel keeper of the Tarcowie Hotel from 1896 until 1901 when he & wife Catherine moved to Farina to take a lease of the Exchange Hotel.
From Book : “Tarcowie A Place of Wash Away Water”
John Green counted butchering among his several occupations. Some of the family were among the early selectors, but John Jnr held a slaughter licence and went round the district in a butcher”s cart until he switched to hotel keeping in 1896 as lessee of the Tarcowie Hotel until he moved to Farina in 1901 to take up the Exchange hotel until his death in 1907.
John Green was a storeman at Pfeiffer”s Store in Tarcowie his son Sydney also worked there.
The Port Augusta Dispatch, Newcastle and Flinders Chronicle (SA ) Friday 6 December 1901
APPTLCATIONS FOR TRANSFER OF PUBLICAN”S LICENCES.- GRANTED.
Green, John, holder of a special magistrate’s certificate, to Green, John, Exchange Hotel, Farina, and billiards.
John Green died from bronchitis after a short illness at the Exchange Hotel on 2 August 1907 (death certificate states bronchitis). He is buried at the Farina Cemetery, gravesite unknown.
There is no record of John owning land at Farina.