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Jenkins, Francis Thomas (Frank) (1854–1925)

Mr Frank [Francis Thomas] Jenkins, an old resident of the Gundagai district and son of the late Mr. J. Jenkins, one time owner of Nangus Estate, died in the Gundagai hospital on Saturday. A few months ago deceased became very ill–a neighbor found him in his home at Tarrabandra in a bad state of health. He lived by himself. He was removed to Gundagai hospital. He recovered sufficiently to leave the institution, but returned later, and died as stated. Deceased and his family were well known in Wagga and the surrounding districts. He was 70 years of age and he leaves two sons and one daughter. Fifty years ago Frank Jenkins was well-to-do and owned a good deal of property – he was the original selector of the 'Star'' paddock at Tarrabandra. In his youth a good athlete and horse-man he had often ridden from Gundagai to Narandera without pulling a ?. He leaves a brother, Mr. W. T. Jenkins. Mrs. S. Beveridge, Epping, and Mrs. M. Mair are sisters, and there are three other sisters. Only last year his mother, who was over 100 years of age, died at Eppingg. The funeral took place on Monday at Gundagai.

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'Jenkins, Francis Thomas (Frank) (1854–1925)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/jenkins-francis-thomas-frank-25931/text34036, accessed 17 October 2019.

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