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Hughena Smith (1828–1917)

Another pioneer of the Wallamba passed to her rest on Monday, when Mrs. Smith, widow of the late Mr. James Smith, died. She was over 90 years of age, and was one of the oldest residents of the district. Her life was characterised by the greatest energy. Her husband, who died some 14 years ago, inaugurated the drogher service from Bullock Wharf to Tuncurry. The deceased lady leaves a grown-up family.

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Alternative Names
  • McKay, Hughena

1 February, 1828
Loth, Sutherland, Scotland


25 June, 1917 (aged 89)
Nabiac, New South Wales, Australia

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