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Close, John (1851–1921)

After an illness of about three week's duration, Mr. John Close of Marengo died in the Burragong District Hospital on Thursday night, aged 70 years. Death was due to heart failure. The Deceased was a son of the late Mr John Close, and was born at Camden. For the past 18 years he has been employed on Calabash Station, Marengo, and before coming here he was employed on the Tyson estate, in the Hay district. He was married at Picton to Miss M. J. Sheilds, and she with a grown up family are left to mourn. The sons included Arthur and Percy (Stockinbingal), Herbert (Koorawatha), and the daughtors Mrs J. Mason (Sydney), Mrs J. Loader (Wombat), Mrs. Bristol (Koorawatha) and married daughers at Newcastle and Whitton. His brother and sisters are: Walter (Bendick Murrell), Alex (Young), Mrs. John Loader (Woodonga), Mrs A. Richens (Cloverdale), Mrs. G. Richens (Nubba), and Mrs Wheeler (Waverley).

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'Close, John (1851–1921)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/close-john-16784/text28677, accessed 28 July 2021.

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