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Sunday's Obituary: Harriet May Jones (nee Guymer)

My Great Great Grandmother Harriet May Jones (nee Guymer) was born in 1868, the daughter of Alfred Guymer and his wife Hannah Maria (nee Jones).  In 1885 she married Joseph Robert Jones at Goulburn.  Joseph Robert Jones died on the 10th December 1939 at Young and Harriet died on the 24th December 1943 also at Young.  They are buried together in the Methodist Portion of Young Cemetery (see here and here).



Source: YOUNG. (1944, January 7). Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1957), p. 6. Retrieved August 17, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article144402905

Transcript:

The death occurred at her home, 73 Wombat Street, of Harriet Jones, 75, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Guymer.  Born at Goulburn at the age of 18 she married Joseph Robert Jones at Goulburn and there are nine surviving children: Ada (Mrs J. Stevens), Jugiong; Amy ( Mrs. A. Woods), Young; Hannah (Mrs. H. Sheather), Pitstone; Lillian (Mrs. H. Smith), Sydney; Vera (Mrs. J. Carroll), Young; Joseph, Tumut; Albert, Adjungbilly, James and Harold, Young.



Source: CHIEFLY PERSONAL. (1944, January 11). The Tumut and Adelong Times (NSW : 1864 - 1867; 1899 - 1949), p. 2. Retrieved August 17, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article138996413

Transcript:

Mrs. Harriet Jones, relict of the late Robert Joseph Jones, died at the age of 75 years at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J. Cahill, of Wombat St., Young, on Christmas Day.  Her husband predeceased her about four years ago.  The late Mrs. Jones was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Guymer and was born at Goulburn, where also she was married.  She was the mother of four sons and five daughters, and is survived by seven of her children, while she also left 40 grandchildren and 18 great-grand-children.  The names of her own immediate children are Mesdames J. Stephens (Jugiong), H. Sheather (Pitstone), A. Wood (Young), H. Smith (Sydney) and J. Carroll (Young): and Mesdames Joseph Jones (Tumut), Albert (Adjungbilly), James (Young) and Harold (Young).


Their known children are:

  • Ethel May Jones - b. 1887 d.1909
  • Ada Louisa Stevens (nee Jones) - b. 1891 d. 1961
  • Amy Elizabeth Woods (nee Jones) - b. 1893 d. 1970
  • Hannah Grace Sheather (nee Jones) - b. 1894 d. 1953
  • Lily Maude Smith (nee Jones) - b. 1900 d. 1979
  • Vera Dolphin Mary Collins formerly Carroll (nee Jones) - b. 1904 d. 1966
  • Joseph Thomas Jones - b. 1896 d. 1969
  • Albert Lawrence S Jones - b. 1902 d. 1973
  • James Valentine Jones - b. 1905 d. 1966
  • Harold Desmond Jones - b. 1907 d. 1960
  • Alfred Lloyd Jones - b. 1909 d. 1943


NSW BDM Birth Indexes

4933/1857 JONES JOSEPH JOSEPH D ANNIE L BERRIMA  
9143/1868 GUYMER HARRIET ALFRED ANNA M GOULBURN
14546/1887 JONES ETHEL M JOSEPH J HARRIET GOULBURN
14253/1891 JONES ADA L JOSEPH R HARRIETT GOULBURN  
40080/1893 JONES ANNIE E JOSEPH R HARRIET YOUNG  
38760/1894 JONES HANNAH G JOSEPH R HARRIET YOUNG  
18303/1896 JONES JOSEPH T JOSEPH R HARRIET YOUNG  
17229/1900 JONES LILY M JOSEPH R HARRIET TUMUT 
26950/1902 JONES ALBERT L S JOSEPH R HARRIETT TUMUT  
37466/1904 JONES VERA D JOSEPH R HARRIETT TUMUT  
38411/1905 JONES JAMES V JOSEPH R HARRIETT TUMUT
29863/1907 JONES HAROLD D JOSEPH R HARRIETT TUMUT  
33311/1909 JONES ALFRED L JOSEPH R HARRIETT ADELONG 


NSW BDM Marriage Indexes

3775/1885 JONES JOSEPH R GUYMER HARRIETT GOULBURN
8291/1910 STEVENS JOHN P JONES ADA L COOTAMUNDRA
10646/1914 SHEATHER HERBERT J JONES HANNAH G ADELONG
11168/1914 WOODS ALBERT JONES AMY E TUMUT
222/1916 SMITH ROBERT H JONES LILY M SYDNEY
12953/1924 CARROLL JOHN P JONES VERA D TUMUT
17257/1925 JONES ALBERT L S MITCHELL ADA M TUMUT
7279/1937 JONES HAROLD DESMOND DALLEY RUBY MAY YOUNG
17388/1940 JONES ALFRED LLOYD MOORE MARY RACHEL YOUNG
15824/1941 JONES JAMES VALENTINE BOURKE FLORENCE MAY YOUNG
7701/1956 COLLINS BEDE IRWIN C CARROLL VERA DOLPHIN SYDNEY

NSW BDM Death Indexes

15367/1909 JONES ETHEL M JOSEPH R HARRIETT TUMUT
25035/1939 JONES JOSEPH ROBERT DAVID ANN YOUNG 
17983/1943 JONES ALFRED LLOYD JOSEPH ROBERT HARRIETT COOTAMUNDRA
11794/1953 SHEATHER HANNAH GRACE JOSEPH ROBERT HARRIET MAY YOUNG  
15336/1960 JONES HAROLD DESMOND JOSEPH HARRIET NEWTOWN
32075/1961 STEVENS ADA LOUISA JOSEPH MICHAEL UNKNOWN AUBURN  
21892/1966 JONES JAMES VALENTINE JOSEPH ROBERT HARRIET YOUNG
24228/1966 COLLINS VERA DOLPHIN   HARRIETT BALMAIN  
43307/1969 JONES JOSEPH THOMAS JOSEPH ROBERT HARRIET MAY YOUNG 
25281/1970 WOODS AMIE ELIZABETH ROBERT JOSEPH HENRIETTA YOUNG 
47616/1973 JONES ALBERT LAWRENCE S JOSEPH ROBERT HARRIET WAGGA WAGGA
105461/1979 SMITH LILLIAN MAUDE JOSEPH HARRIETT

Source: NSW BDM Historical Indexes.  Retrieved from http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/

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