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Martha Mary McManis (1845–1908)

Martha McManis, 1900s

Martha McManis, 1900s

photo provided by Ric Lucas

Mrs. Martha Mary A. McManis, wife of Mr. A. P. McManis (till lately the council clerk at Prospect and Sherwood), died on Tuesday, after an illness extending over four years. Mrs. McManis was daughter of Mr. W. Sharp, of Richmond (her mother being a member of the well known old Hawkesbury district family, the Eathers). She was married at Richmond. Her family comprised six daughters and three sons living, the eldest daughter being Mrs. Neich, of Bowral, and another, Mrs. Geo. T. Erby, of Parramatta. Her three sons are Messrs. Arthur, Roy and Lance McManis. The deceased lady's funeral moved to the Western-road Cemetery on Thursday, and was largely attended. The Rev. F. J. Branch conducted the funeral service. Messrs. Wm. Metcalfe and Co. were in charge of the funeral arrangements.

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Martha McManis, 1900s

Martha McManis, 1900s

photo provided by Ric Lucas

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Sharpe, Martha Mary

11 May, 1845
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


16 June, 1908 (aged 63)
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


Religious Influence

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