Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of Thomas Eather

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106. Joseph McAlpin

Mr. Joseph McAlpln, of Bula, is at present in a rather other serious state of health, and on Thursday it was found necessary to have him removed to the hospital. He was very bad on Thursday night, but his condition has since improved. The many friends of Mr McAlpin, especially those who have met: him on the cricketing grounds of the Northern district, will wish the veteran a speedy , and complete recovery.

Source: The Maitland Daily Mercury 1 Feb 1913

Amelia Therese Rogers

Mrs. Amelia Theresa McAlpin, aged 82, relict of the late Joseph McAlpin, of Bulga, passed away in the Dangar Cottage Hospital on Saturday morning. Deceased had a fall on Friday morning at the home of Mrs. M. Miner, George Street, where she resided, and sustained a fracture of the right wrist, and a probable fracture of the right thigh. Death was due to shock following the injuries. The deceased was born at Braidwood, and lived in Singleton for six years after her marriage to the late Mr. McAlpin, who was licensee of the Caledonian Hotel. The married couple then settled at Bulga, where the husband died in 1913. Six years ago Mrs. McAlpin came into Single ton, and resided with her son and daughter-in-law (Mr. and Mrs. C. C. McAlpin). The deceased was highly esteemed and respected by a large circle of friends, and was noted for her hospitality and neighbourly qualities. She was also ready to assist at all times in sickness and trouble. Deceased was a member of the Northern Agricultural Association for many years, and as a young woman was a successful exhibitor in the cookery section. Afterwards she officiated as a judge in cocking, jams, and preserves at the annual shows. Deceased is survived by three sons, Leslie, of Marrickville, Cecil (Pat.), Singleton, and William, Singleton; also by a step-son, Joseph, of May field. The remains were interred in the Catholic cemetery yesterday afternoon, the funeral being conduct ed by Messrs. H. Roberts and Sons. The service at the church and grave side was conducted by Very Rev. Father McCormack, assisted by Rev. Father Farrelly.

Source: Singleton Argus 1-Sep 1945

Mary Maude Nelson

An aboriginal girl from Cumerragunga, Barmah, Murray River.

748. Wiliam Townsend Onus

Aboriginal political activist

John Daniel Eaton

Council Alderman