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Sarah Emma Chapman (c. 1822–1894)

Friday last there passed away another very old resident of the river — Mrs. Emma Ann Chapman, of Euroka. The deceased was 73 years of age. She came to New South Wales when she was but 16, and had lived on the Macleay nearly the whole of the intervening 57 years. She was from Ireland. Her husband, John Chapman, and a large family survive her.

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Alternative Names
  • Gallagher, Sarah Emma

c. 1822
Dublin, Ireland


26 October, 1894 (aged ~ 72)
Euroka, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years