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  • Douglas Henry Bardolph (1893 - 1951)
    According to SA Detectives he left flowers on the grave of the Somerton Man. It was not established why or if he was connected to the deceased
  • Margaret Cohen (1920 - 1998)
    Childhood best friend of Jessica Ellen Thomson of the Somerton Man mystery Headstone Description Margaret Cohen - cherished by Dr Elef Jörgensen and Harry Edhouse. Mother of Sarah, Kirsten, Simon a...
  • Vera Lucy Langley (1894 - 1978)
    Mentioned in the documentary about the Somerton Man mystery called Missing Pieces. The Life Summary of Vera Lucy When Vera Lucy Savige was born on 3 April 1894, in Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia, h...
  • Stuart L. Seborer (1918 - d.)
    Venona interception code name GODFATHER Some have speculated whether Somerton Man shares a common ancestor with the Seborer's due to remarkable similar physical characteristics between photos of Stua...
  • Walter Ashton (1907 - d.)
    Some suspect that Walter Ashton was the deceased man found upon Somerton Beach in Adelaide South Australia on 1/12/1948. However his description by NZ Police mentions a scar which isn't noted by the So...

Who is Somerton Man?
The hunt to identify him has been on since 1949.
Will genealogical research find him?

Was he a spy? Was he American? Did he die of natural causes, suicide, assassination or murder?

Was Robin Thomson his offspring as Professor Abbott claims? Why was Robin's mother, Jessica Thomson buried in the Jewish section of the cemetery?

The Tamám Shud case, also known as the Mystery of the Somerton Man, is an unsolved case of an unidentified man found dead at 6:30 am, 1 December 1948, on the Somerton Park beach, just south of Adelaide, South Australia. Died: 1 December 1948; Somerton, South Australia Resting place: West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia; Gravesite: P3, 12, 106 Born: c. 1905 Known for: Mysterious death Other names: Unknown Man (police terminology), Somerton Man

"His mtDNA has been established to be H4a1a1a which suggests that his matrilinear line originated in Finland. For more information G**gle “Somerton Man” and “Tamam Shud”. Check it out, it is a riveting story. Byron Deveson"

This project is a collection of as many profiles and their trees that are connected to the Somerton Mystery as possible in an effort to eventually discover the identity of Somerton Man. Profiles can be added to the project that are vicariously connected in anyway e.g. similar like cases, or connected to theories, people, events, organisations and agencies etc. Add how the person is connected to the case in the profiles info about box when adding to this project if you can.