Reuben Carrington Soden (1889 – 1968)

Reuben was born in Bathurst on 20/07/1889.

He married in 1913 to Alice Grisinger in Wellington. Alice was born in 1893. She died in 1914 in Bathurst. Reuben and Alice did not had any children.

In 1916 in Dubbo Reuben remarried to Amy Watson. Amy was born about 1895.

They both had the following 2 children:

  • Florence Madeline Soden (1916 – 2010)

  • Marjorie Alberta Soden (1918 – 1945)

Reuben died in Sydney on 07/04/1968 and is buried in Macquarie Park Sydney.

Amy died on 18/07/1983 (age 88) in Waterfall, Sydney and is buried in Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland.


Florence Madeline Soden (1916 – 2010)

Florence was born on 26/10/1916 in Bathurst.

She married John Herbert Keats in 1942 in Chatswood. John was born on 10/05/1918 in Werris Creek.

They had 3 children:

  • Madeline Marjorie Scharzenberger (nee Keats) (1944 – 2001)

  • 2 Private Keats

Florence died on 08/07/2010 in Foster/Tuncurry.

John died in Concord on 16/10/1985 (Find a Grave Index) or on 16/01/1985 (Cemetery Headstone register).

Marjorie Alberta Soden (1918 – 1945)

Marjorie was born on 05/02/1918 in Sydney.

She married in 1941 in Chatswood to Eric Grantley John (born 21/06/1915).

They had no children.

Marjorie died on 16/03/1945 in Chatswood.

Eric married in 1946 in North Sydney to Dorothy May Lee.
Dorothy died on 29/04/2001 (age 75) as advertised in the Adelaide Advertiser.
It is unknown when and where Eric died.