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Emmeline (Emma) Stephen (1832–1909)

A very wide circle of residents of Wagga, especially those of many years standing, will regret to learn of the death of Mrs. Emma Stephen, relict of the late Percival Stephen, at her residence, 'Chillingly,' Gurwood-street, on Tuesday night. Mrs. Stephen was very well known in the early days of Wagga. She was 77 years of age, and leaves a grown up family. The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon. The remains were interred in the family enclosure in the Church of England portion of the Wagga cemetery. The Rector of St. John's, Rev. G. A. Carver, officiated at the graveside. The funeral arrangements were conducted by Messrs. McIntosh Bros.

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Additional Resources

  • death notice, Wagga Wagga Express (NSW), 17 April 1909, p 2

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'Stephen, Emmeline (Emma) (1832–1909)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Sawyer, Emmeline

Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia


13 April, 1909 (aged ~ 77)
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

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