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Charles, Sarah Anna (1825–1876)

We record this week with the sincerest regret and sympathy for surviving friends and relatives, the death of Mrs. Samuel [Sarah Anna] Charles, wife of S. Charles, Esq., the member for this electorate, and eldest daughter, we believe of J. Mackie Gray, Esq., J P. The immediate cause of Mrs. Charles's death appears to have been inflammation of the intestines, from which she had been suffering for several years previously. Her age was fifty-one, and she leaves a family of five sons and one daughter, Her remains were interred on Saturday in a private burial ground on Mr. Charles's estate, where two of her children had been laid before her. The whole district, we may safely undertake to say, will most cordially sympathise as we do, with Mr Charles in the misfortune which has overtaken him.

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  • Gray, Sarah Anna

Armagh, Ireland


13 January, 1876 (aged ~ 51)
Kiama, New South Wales, Australia

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