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Ross, Emily Jane (1863–1946)

The death occurred at Holbrook yesterday of Mrs. Emily Jane Ross, widow of the late John Ross, at the age of 83 years. Mrs. Ross was an old identity of the Holbrook district. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs H. S. White, of Mudgee. After her marriage, she settled with her husband at 'Kinross,' Holbrook, in 1889. Her husband predeceased her in 1929. She is survived by three daughters and five sons. The daughters are: Mrs. A. W. Bowman (Isabella), of Melbourne; Mrs. Harry Murdoch (Emily), of Holbrook, and Mrs. Max Allworth (Margaret), of Holbrook; and the sons, Messrs. John, Neil, Allster and David (all of Holbrook) and Donald Ross (Darlington Point). Thirty-two grandchildren, one great-grandchild and two brothers, Messrs. Hunter White (Sydney) and George White (Exeter) also survive. The funeral cortege will move from the Presbyterian Church, Holbrook, after a service commencing at 3 pm today

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'Ross, Emily Jane (1863–1946)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/ross-emily-jane-21040/text31632, accessed 9 August 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • White, Emily Jane
Birth

1863

Death

14 November 1946
Holbrook, New South Wales, Australia

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