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Sunday's Obituary - Mrs Rosa Dargan nee Last (1866-1933)

Today's posting concerns my first cousin five times removed Rosa Dargan (nee Last).  Born in 1866 to George Last and his wife Ann (nee Costello).  In 1906 she married Laurence Joseph Dargan.  Laurence died in 1922 leaving Rosa and their daughter Mary extremely well provided for.  Rosa died in 1933 not long after returning from a grand European tour with Mary.  She was buried at Binalong , New South Wales.



Source: MRS. ROSA DARGAN. (1933, June 12). Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940), p. 3 Edition: DAILY and EVENING. Retrieved October 7, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article102854727

Transcript:

MRS. ROSA DARGAN

The death occurred in a private hospital at Kensington (Sydney) on Sunday last of Mrs. Rosa Dargan, of Elms Station, Binalong.  She was the fifth daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Last of Fern Hill, Tumut, and had resided at Binalong for 26 years., having returned six months ago from a trip abroad.  Her husband, the late L.J. Dargan, predeceased her by 11 years.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary (Binalong), one sister, Mrs. Clout (Tumut), and two brothers, Henry (Cootamundra) and Albert (Muttama).
The burial took place at Binalong, the service at the graveside being conducted by Rev. Fr. Cahill, assisted by Rev. Frs. Joce (Galong) O'Riordan (Grenfell), and Crenanan (Gundagai).


NSW BDM Birth Index

9197/1866 LAST ROSA GEORGE W ANN GUNDAGAI
33749/1906 DARGAN MARY C A LAWRENCE J ROSA COOTAMUNDRA

NSW BDM Marriage Index

2546/1906 DARGAN LAURENCE J LAST ROSA TUMUT
15926/1941 CORCOPAN THOMAS HENNESSY DARGAN MARY CLARE BOOROWA
15926/1941 CORCORAN THOMAS HENNESSY DARGAN MARY CLARE BOOROWA

NSW BDM Death Index

3945/1922 DARGAN LAURENCE J MICHAEL MARY BOOROWA
7204/1933 DARGAN ROSA GEORGE ANN RANDWICK
15638/1967 CORCORAN MARY CLARE LAURENCE JOSEPH ROSA MURRUMBURRAH

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