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Margaret Hickey (1862–1937)

The death occurred at Canowindra last Friday of Mrs. Margaret Hickey, a native of Windeyer (Mudgee district) at the age of 74.

Mrs. Hickey married the late Mr. Andrew Hickey at Mudgee. and they went to Wellington from Hargraves in 1896. They lived in Wellington until Mr. Hickey's death, a little over twelve months ago. Mrs. Hickey was a woman of quiet and unassuming character, and during her long residence In Wellington, she made a host of friends, who were grieved to hear of her death.

She is survived by three grown-up sons, Gilbert (Canowindra), Emmet (Wellington) and William (Barmedman). Two sisters, Mrs. Beattie and Mrs. Birmingham (Sydney), and one brother, William Ryan. (Lue, Mudgee district), also survive.

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Alternative Names
  • Ryan, Margaret

16 February, 1862
Windeyer, New South Wales, Australia


12 February, 1937 (aged 74)
Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia

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