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Everingham, Matthew James (1795–1884)

from Hawkesbury Chronicle

Many of our readers will hear with regret of the death of Mr. Matthew Everingham snr,– and yet there is little cause for regret – after a useful life, reaching within a few months of 90 years, 60 of which were spent on his farm at Sackville Reach – a thoroughly reliable man. As one of the first appointed trustees, he was to the last a staunch supporter of Methodists' interests; a man whose actions proved that he loved his neighbour as himself – the head of a large family, many of whom are left to follow in his footsteps; with many friends, and not a single enemy; living as a man should live, through good and through evil report, leaving an unblemished name – he "Having served his day and generation in the love of God, fell asleep," without a moment's unconsciousness or a struggle, on Saturday, 21 st November, 1884.

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