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Von Ploennies, Mary Bridget (?–1951)

Mrs Mary Von Ploennies, sister of the Chief Justice (Mr Justice Macrossan), died in her Clayfield home on Saturday. 

She was the widow of the late F. W. Von Ploennies, former Imperial German Consul, and her father, John Murtagh Macrossan, was one of the prime movers in Federation. 

Born and educated in Brisbane, she was in her mid-seventies. 

She leaves two brothers, the Chief Justice and Mr Vincent Macrossan, a daughter, Mrs E.V. Grant, and two sons, H. and W. Von Ploennies, of Brisbane.

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'Von Ploennies, Mary Bridget (?–1951)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 February 2020.

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  • Macrossan, Mary

16 June 1951
Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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