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Agnes Ellem (1847–1937)

The death occurred at Glenreagh yesterday afternoon of Mrs. Agnes Ellem. Deceased was born at Mango Creek, on the Hawkesbury River, 89 years ago, and had resided at Glenreagh for the past 38 years, where she was well-known and highly respected. Her husband predeceased her 33 years ago.

Mrs. Ellem is survived by two daughters and four sons. The daughters are Mrs. G. R. Ellis (Queensland) and Mrs. W. J. Pead (Freeman's Reach). The sons are Ernest (Glenreagh), Herbert (Sawtell), Leslie (South Grafton) and Hedley (Coutts' Crossing). Sisters of the deceased are Mrs. Croft (Cessnock) and Mrs. Woodbury (Sydney). Mr. A. Croft, of Mangarie Creek is a brother.

The funeral will take place to-day, and will leave St. Matthew's Church, South Grafton, for the Grafton cemetery.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Craft, Agnes

7 September, 1847
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia


25 January, 1937 (aged 89)
Glenreagh, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.