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Joseph PHILLIPS

Joseph PHILLIPS

Male 1872 - 1940  (68 years)

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  • Name Joseph PHILLIPS  [1
    • Parents listed by Ian Barnes and agree with SAGENEALOGY.com Joseph Phillips FATHER William Phillips and MOTHER Charity Bath.
      Year of Birth:1872 child:PHILLIPS,Joseph FATHER:William PHILLIPS MOTHER,Charity BATH in district Daly RegNo.106/255
    Nickname Joe 
    Born 15 Feb 1872  Wallaroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Marriage/Wedding 28 Sep 1897  Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    TROVE-MARRIAGE-THE WEST AUSTRALIAN, Wed29Sep1897 page 4 Family Notices. PHILLIPS STURGEON-On the28th instant, at Fremantle by the Rev G Pitts, Joseph and second son of William Phillips, Esq JP of Wallaroo SA, to Frances Agnes, second daughter of George Harvey Sturgeon of Fremantle WA 
    Biography Notes 20 Feb 1940  Dowerin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    9 days before death. A letter from Jo [JOE PHILLIPS] to Kate.[3rd wife-Kate SIMS] Dear Kate Your welcome letter to hand. Sorry to hear xxxx is still having trouble with her breast. Hope it is soon alright. Had a letter from Will and he is OK very pleaed as his son will after five years is expecting a Phillips. So Will said he hopes ot a see a Phillips in the family yet. The weather is just summer weather at the present. I am feeling OK since Friday. Friday afternoon I left off work for a couple of hours but felt fine ever since. I killed 3 sheep yesterday and never felt any pain-so I am hoping it is going away. Most probably i may go away for a holiday next year. Mot much doing at the momnet but otherwise we are alright. Love to Olive and Bert and family, Jack and Tops and Betty, Beattie Dick and family and others and yourself. Your loving husband. XXX Joseph Back of page: Nothing doing here so stay as long as you feel like. Father.  
    Cause of death 29 Feb 1940  Dowerin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arthroclerosis, CCFailure due to Aortic Incompetence.  
    Died 29 Feb 1940  Wyalkatchem WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Biography Notes 1 Mar 1940  Wyalkatchem WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Trove-DEATH-The West Austrlian, Fri 1Mar1940 Page 1. Phillips. On February 29 at Wyalkatchem Hospital. Joseph, dearly beloved husband of Kate, loving father of Harvey, Beatrice, John, Alic, Dick, don, Olive, Evelyn, tom, Leola and kath; aged 68years. RIP 
    Buried 1 Mar 1940  Minnivale WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Biography Notes 2 Mar 1940  Wyalkatchem WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dowerin Guardian Newspaper 1940. OBITUARY-J PHILLIPS the funeral of the late Mr J Phillips, who passed away in the Wyalkatchem hospital on February 29th after a short illness, took place at Minnivale Cemetery on March 1st. Deceased had spent a large part of his life time in this district and was 68 years of age. He first settle in the Hindmarsh District SA over 30 years ago and pioneered a successful farm out of hte then bush lands. After a nubmer ofyears of farming. Mr Phillips moved into Minnivale, town and established a butchery business there, which he carried on successfully up til the time of his death. During his life in Minnivale the late Mr Philllips was always ready to help any movement for the good of the town and district. The suddenness of his passing came as a great shock to everyone who knew him and it leaves another gap in the ranks of the pioneers. the funeral service was attended by a large gathering. after a short and impressive service held in the Methodist Church the cortege move to the Methodist portion of the minnivale Cemetery Where his remains were laid out rest. The Rev V Deakin who officiate dat the church adn graveside, paid a tribute to the deceased's stirling qualities. The deceased leaves a widow and grown up family to mourn thier loss and to whom the district extends the deepest sympathy. At the funeral the chief mourner were, Mrs K Phillips(widow), Harney (sic Harvey), Jack and Tom:sons, Beatrice, Olive, Evelyn, Leolia(sic Leola) and Kathleeen:daughters, Don and Dick, stepsons and Mrs J Phillips(Laora-sic Laura):daugther in law. Funeral arrangements were carrout by LG Hannd, funeral director, of Dowerin.  
    Will 1940's  Dowerin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WILL-a transcript in care of Ian Barnes (relative) SRO-ITEM-1940/094 
    Will 1940's  Dowerin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WILL-a transcript in care of Ian Barnes (relative) SRO-ITEM-1940/094 
    Person ID I-3114  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2017 

    Family 1 Frances Agnes STURGEON,   b. 1 May 1876, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1914, Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1897  Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage/Wedding 27 Jan 1917 
    No evidence provided/available. Other family names provided (a)?Cowan or (b)Cowen NF details 
    Marriage/Wedding 6 May 1922  WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wedding:(3rd) Groom:Phillips,Joseph Bride:Sims,Kate at Perth WA Reg No.473 Year:1922 
    Children 
    +1. John Bath PHILLIPS,   b. 31 Jul 1912, Northam WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1997, Karrakatta WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  []
     2. Beatrice Lillian PHILLIPS,   b. 15 Jul 1906, Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1994, Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  []
     3. William Harvey PHILLIPS,   b. 21 Aug 1903, Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1964, Hilton Park WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  []
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 11:18:27 
    Family ID F-1016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kate RODWELL 
    Married 6 May 1922  Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Kathleen PHILLIPS  []
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2017 10:35:30 
    Family ID F-2784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0244 - Joe Phillips & Frances, nee McLean.jpg
    0244 - Joe Phillips & Frances, nee McLean.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017, http://www.bdm.dotag.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/, 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.
      DEATH 1940, Joseph Phillips, RegDistrict;Northam WA, RegNo:59


    3. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017.

    4. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017, 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.
      Ian Barnes states on his paperwork: "visited and sighted" (the burial site) updated 16 Apr 2017.

    5. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017, http://www.bdm.dotag.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/, 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.
      Ian Barnes states on his paperwork: WA BDM ;Fremantle District 1897 RegNo:564 his records state updated 16 Apr 2017.