Wife of Eureka Miner
Grace Alevina Sublet née Swan was the wife of Charles Louis Sublet (1828-1905, Rochester Cemetery) who was a miner at Ballarat during the Eureka Stockade troubles of December 1854. Charles was a native of Switzerland who came to Australia in June 1853 on board the Earl of Charlemont working as a miner in Ballarat until 1863. They married on 28 January 1858 at Ballarat and had ten children; Julia (1858-1940), Helen (1859-1949), Charles (1861-1942), Montrose (b 1863), Augustina (1867-1947), Jessie (1869-1932), Henry (b 1863, 5th Battalion 1st AIF), Albert (1872-1958, 47th Battalion 1st AIF) George (b 1876) and a daughter.
Born in Scotland, Grace died on 12 October 1921 aged 87 years while residing at Glenhuntly and was buried in an unmarked plot the following day.
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