Sunday, May 8, 2011

My Mothers of Me

Happy mother's day to all my "mothers" in Australia.

Mother
Dorothy Dawson

Grandmothers
Esme Merchant (1910 - 1981)
Elsie Ryan (1907 - 2001)

Great grandmothers
Mary McColm (1885 - 1939)
Rose Allsop (1889 - 1972)
Bridget Mylan (1864 - 1940)
Sarah Ogden (1867 - 1944)

Great great grandmothers
Margaret Jane Henry (1850 - 1923)
Jane Smith Fleming (1853 - 1888)
Sarah Jane Hooton (1852 - 1924)
Mary Ellen McInerney (c1852 - 1919)
Emma Seabrook (1834 - 1885)
Matilda Agnew (1836 - 1905)
Mary O'Halloran (c1846 - 1895)
Elizabeth Harrison (c1841 - 1927)

Great great great grandmothers
Sarah Matilda Neal (1824 - 1902)
Rebecca Bettis (c1832 - 1921)
Elizabeth Handley (1820 - 1870)
Mary Maley? (c1834 - 1893)
Sarah White (? - 1888)
Anne Flynn (1813 - 1862)
Ellen Lagan (c1806 - 1891)

Great great great great grandmothers
Hanora Connor (? - 1852)

My oldest "mother" was my grandmother Elise Ryan who lived to be 93 years old and the youngest my great great grandmother Jane Smith Fleming who died of puerperal fever aged 34 after the birth of her 7th child.

1 comment:

  1. What a great idea for a Mothers' Day post.

    You might see it replicated somewhere in 2012. In fact I might get it ready right now :-)

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