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MERCHANT Mary Ann

Female Abt 1856 - 1943  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name MERCHANT Mary Ann 
    Born Abt 1856  Tuena, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Jun 1943  Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 16 Jun 1943  Tenterfield Church Of Engand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4530  The Tree of Me
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2014 

    Father MERCHANT James Henry,   b. 1818, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1865, McLeods Creek, Drake, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother NEAL Sarah Matilda,   b. 11 Jun 1824, Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1902, Vineland Cottage, Vineland, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1840  St James Church, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The witnesses at James & Matilda's wedding were Thomas Neal and Sarah Bennett. James's home address at time of marriage was Balcomb Tuper. Matilda's address was Hermos Street, Pentonville. James was listed as occupation miner. Thomas Marchant & Hugh Neal (Fathers of both) were listed as occupation Miner.
    Family ID F5378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MELLING John William,   b. 1846/7, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1885, Back Creek, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 10 Aug 1872  Leech’s Gully, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Marriage certificate number is N.S.W. Marriage/3574
    Children 
     1. MELLING John,   b. 11 Jul 1873, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1873, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. MELLING Sarah Matilda,   b. 1875, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1910, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. MELLING Mary Ann,   b. 1876, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969  (Age 93 years)
     4. MELLING Emma Eliza,   b. 1879, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1939, Emmaville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. MELLING George,   b. 2 Jul 1880, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1958, Lindum, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. MELLING Rosana,   b. 1882, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1939, Chinchilla, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     7. MELLING Ellen Jane Elizabeth,   b. 1883, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1957, Emmaville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. MELLING John William,   b. Jun 1885, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1971, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F3254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1856 - Tuena, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 1943 - Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • OBITUARY
      Mrs A M Melling
      A familiar figure of Tenterfield Mrs Mary Ann Melling, who had reached the ripe age of 86 years, passed away in Prince Albert Memorial Hospital last Monday. The deceased was a native of Tenterfield, and resided at London Brdge in her early days, and later at Wallangarra Road, Tenterfield. Her husband, John Melling passed away 56 years ago, and the widow, at the age of 30 years, was left to battle along with eight children, four of whom are deceased. For some time she had been in indifferent health, and of late failed considerably up to the time of her last illness. She will be remembered by many of her friends for a sterling character and friendship.
      Her four surviving children are Mrs F Gray (Laidley, Q), Mr George Melling (Sydney), Mrs W Haynes (Emmaville), and Mr John William Melling (Sydney). There are 25 grandchildren.
      The funeral was directed by Mr J P Cooper yesterday, and the Rev H E West conducted the burial service at the graveside. There were mah floral tributes in evidence.«s114 Thursday June 17 1943»

    Buried:
    • Row B Lot 21

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] 1943 13490.

    2. [S6] 1872 03574.