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Elizabeth Ray (1840–1933)

The death occurred at her daughter Mrs. John Gillard's residence, 33 Murray street, Wagga, yesterday afternoon, of Mrs. Elizabeth Ray, after an illness of three weeks, at the age of 87 years. The deceased was born at Campbelltown, and had been a resident of Wagga practically all her life. She was twice married, her first husband having been the late Mr. John Brooker. Her second husband, the late Mr. George Ray, was accidentally killed at Wagga about 30 years ago. Three daughters survive, Mrs. John Gillard Wagga; Mrs H. Thomas of Temora and Miss Emma Brooker of Sydney; and four sons, Messrs. Walter Brooker of Sydney; William and Arthur Brooker of Wagga and Albert Brooker of Western Australia. The funeral will move from Mrs. Gillard's residence at 11 o'clock this morning for the Church of England cemetery, Wagga.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Ray, Elizabeth
  • Rea, Elizabeth
  • Brooker, Elizabeth

Campbelltown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


18 August, 1933 (aged ~ 93)
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

Religious Influence

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