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Ada Catherine MATTHEWS

Ada Catherine MATTHEWS

Female 1890 - 1973  (83 years)

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  • Name Ada Catherine MATTHEWS  [1
    Born 9 Jul 1890  [1
    • She might have been born in 1891 rather than 1890. Check this.
    Gender Female 
    Occupation After Joe died, Ada had a shop in Plympton which is about 5 kilometres away from where she lived in Jenkins Street. Ada did not have this shop at the same time as Tilly's - Ada's was later. 
    Residence Jenkins Street, close to the Cowandilla School. 
    Died 18 Nov 1973  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Ada died after swallowing a pin. She had kept some pins in a glass on a shelf next to some drinking glasses and it is thought that she got them mixed up. She had an operation to remove the pin but she died 10 days later - possibly because the pin had pierced her oesophagus.
    Person ID I-9038  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 8 May 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

    Family 1 Rupert HOARE,   d. Jul 1916, Pozieres France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edna HOARE
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 14:54:40 
    Family ID F-2953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joseph (Joe) FLAMANK 
    Children 
     1. Arnold FLAMANK
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 23:56:32 
    Family ID F-2954  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] FS Reuben Matthews - ID 9059 - further evidence welcome, Reuben's notes are attached to this website.