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Margaret Edith Swindell (1819–1907)

The death is announced at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. H. J. Young, of West Kempsey, of Mrs. Margaret Swindel [Swindell], widow of the late Mr. William Swindel [Swindell]. She died on Friday last and was 88 years of age. The deceased lady was a native of Novia Scotia (North America) and had resided in New South Wales for 75 years. She was married twice. She bore sixteen children to her first husband, ten of whom survive. There was no issue to the second marriage.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Perry, Margaret Edith
  • Flanagan, Margaret Edith
  • Swindel, Margaret Edith

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


15 August, 1907 (aged ~ 88)
Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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