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Samuel Cohen (1829–1918)

from Sydney Morning Herald

The death took place yesterday at The Chimes, Macleay-street, of Mr. Samuel Cohen, who was within a month of 88 years of age. He married in 1851, and immediately afterwards, accompanied by his wife, came to New South Wales.

After spending a little over a year in Newcastle, he went to the Clarence River, where he lived for 48 years, after which he resided in Sydney. His wife predeceased him by seven years. There were 13 children, of whom 10 survive—Dr. A. A. Cohen, Mr. John J. Cohen, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Mr. B. Keith Cohen, solicitor (all of this city); Mr. Benjamin Cohen, merchant, of Brisbane; Mr. Julius Cohen, merchant, of Toowoomba; Mrs. C. Millingen, Mrs. J. M. Davis, Mrs. A. M. Hertzberg, Mrs. P. C. Mitchell, and Mrs. A. Hertzberg. There are 30 grandchildren living, of whom five are fighting at the front, and there are l8 great grandchildren. The funeral will leave the Chimes at 1 p.m. to-day.

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14 July, 1829
London, Middlesex, England


16 September, 1918 (aged 89)
Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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