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Elizabeth  MATTHEWS

Elizabeth MATTHEWS

Female 1884 - 1955  (71 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth MATTHEWS  [1
    Nickname Lizzy 
    Born 21 May 1884  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes Never married. No children 
    Biography Notes She might have been a ?slow learner?, but she was a big help with the children and helped various odd jobs around the home. Lizzie lived there until about 1940 when she went to stay with aunty Ada.  
    Residence * With her parents until mother died
    * Then McLeans in Tarragon Street until about 1940
    * Then with Ada (or Muriel???)
    * Then a nursing home
     
    Died 26 Oct 1955  Elsternwick Melbourne Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-9026  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2018 

    Father George MATTHEWS,   b. Dec 1857, Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1924, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Relationship -499 
    Mother Ellen JEWELL,   b. 29 Oct 1860, Goolwa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1927, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship -499 
    Married 25 Jul 1882  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The wedding took place at the residence of Ellen's parents.
    Note George would have been 24 years old and Ellen was 21 years old.  
    Family ID F-499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    George Matthews & Ellen - family plaque placed in shearing shed at Bringalbert
    George Matthews & Ellen - family plaque placed in shearing shed at Bringalbert

  • Sources 
    1. [S-155] Reuben Matthews - ID 9059 - further evidence welcome, Reuben's notes are attached to this website.