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Sarah Ann Booth (1837–1909)

Mrs. Sarah A. M. Booth, wife of Mr. John Booth, died at her residence, Milton, Moore Park, on Monday night, of pneumonia, after an illness lasting some months. Deceased, who was 72 years of age, was born at Dublin, Ireland, and came to Sydney in 1848. Her children included Mrs. Samuel Hordern, senr., Mr. J. Felix Booth (one of the trustees of the late Mr. Samuel Hordern), Mr. Edwin Booth (London), Mr. Percy S. Booth (Sydney), Mrs. R. W. Richards (Dunedin, N.Z.), Mrs. John J. Booth (Sydney), and Mrs. L. A. Woolf (Perth, W.A.). The interment will take place at the Rookwood Cemetery to-morrow afternoon.

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Additional Resources

  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 31 December 1909, p 6

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'Booth, Sarah Ann (1837–1909)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Smith, Sarah Ann

Dublin, Ireland


28 December, 1909 (aged ~ 72)
Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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