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Mary (Una) MCCORMACK

Mary (Una) MCCORMACK

Female 1876 - 1941  (~ 65 years)

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  • Name Mary (Una) MCCORMACK  [1, 2
    Nickname Una 
    Born c.1876  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • on 04.02.2022 I researcher Lorna Mclean was able to procure confirmation of the unsourced information that John Thomas Gemmells wife is named as Mary McCormack on "ancestry". At the time I had penned it in as a note. However 02.02.2022 I have spoken to a lady of the SA Mannum Heritage Society of SA, namely one Joan Johnson email judyjohnsonesp@gmail.com provide an evidenced source of Mary nee McCormack (UNA) the named wife of James Thomas GEMMELL. SOURCE DIGGER DISKS OF SA.

      She offered Mary (Una) fathers name as John McCormack.

      Also James Gemmell and Mary (Una) only child was named from the Digger Disks of SA as Mary Wade Gemmell born Adelaide SA but no date offered. However because I now have "Una's" full name SAGHS offers the correct information. Namely: Surname: GEMMELL Given Names:Mary Wade Date of Birth:22-Aug-1898 F
      Father: James Thomas GEMMELL Mother:Mary MCCORMACK Birth Residence:Adelaide SA District:Adelaide Book/Page:628/224 [3]
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jun 1941  North Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • This headstone defies records of SAGHS.The headstone of UNA Gemmell (prior to information of confirming Una's maiden name as Mary McCormack on 05.02.2022 by Researcher Lorna Mclean). However the SAGHS SEARCH entry of Mary Gemmell reads Surname:Surname: GEMMELL First Names:Mary Death Date: 06-Feb-1938 Age:68 Gender:F Marital Status:M Place of Death: Adelaide SA Residence:Fullarton Relative:James GEMMELL [H]
      District:Adelaide SA Book/Page: 599/580

      THE SAGHS RECORD IS CLEARLY 10 DAYS AND 2 YEARS DIFFERENT--:--
      TO
      GEMMELL First Names:Mary Death Date:16-Feb-1938 Age:68 Gender: F Marital Status:M Place of Death:Adelaide Residence: Fullarton Relative:James GEMMELL [H] District: Adelaide Book/Page:599/580. THIS IS CLEARLY REFERRING TO THE Mary Gemmells death as the WIFE JAMES GEMMELL since the indicator in square brackets [H] indicates he is her husband.
      The third find is that of DIGGER DISCS OF SA by kind assistance of Judy Johnson of Mannum Historical Society on 4.2.2022 together with Researcher Lorna Mclean clearly stated UNA GEMMELL as the wife of James Thomas Gemmell and her maiden name as Mary Una McCormack and her father as John MCCormack.
    Buried Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I-8551  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2022 

    Family James Thomas GEMMELL, Justice of Peace,   b. 27 Jul 1863, Long Valley SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1949, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1891  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2022 07:44:36 
    Family ID F-2831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents

    Adelaide Newsprint Sudden death-:-17 Jun 1941 UNA GEMMELL wife of James Thomas Gemmell

    TROVE; THE CHRONICLE 19 Jun 1941 page21 FaAMILY NOTICES:-On 17 June at Adelaide (suddenly) Una beloved wife of James Gemmell Kooloola Swan Beach.

    James Gemmell in the Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950 Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950No Name:James Gemmell Marriage Date:16 Jun 1891 Marriage Place: Res of Rev Reynolds Adelaide, South Australia Registration Place:Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Father:Thomas Gemmell Spouse: Mary McCormack Spouse Father: John McCormack Page Number:1178 Volume Number:167

    Headstones

    HS at Strathalbyn SA-James and Una Gemmell

    HS In loving memoryof Una beloved wife of James Gemmell Died 16 buried 18th June 1941 aged 65 years also James beloved husband of above died 15th buried 16th Aug 1949 aged 84 years

  • Sources 
    1. [S-52] http://ancestry.com.au, ancestry.co.au with log in , 25 Dec 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      NAME:James Gemmell MARRIAGE DATE:16 Jun 1891 MARRIAGE PLACE:Res of Rev Reynolds Adelaide South Australia REGISTRATION PLACE:Adelaide South Australia FATHER:Thomas Gemmell SPOUSE:Mary McCormack SPOUSE FATHER:John McCormack
      PAGE NUMBER:1178
      VOLUME NUMBER:167

    2. [S-111] DIGGER DISCS Births SA 1842-1906, (SAGHS), 4 Feb 2022 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      sourced from a Judy Johnson of Mannum District Association.

    3. [S-111] DIGGER DISCS Births SA 1842-1906, (SAGHS), READ TO ME OVER THE PHONE, 04.02.2022 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Details read to me over the phone of BDM dates and places-I have entered them directy to the cells. With the exception of Mary nee McCormacks fathers name being John McCormack//choosing not to add another profile with so little content

    4. [S-7] CEMETERY AustralianCemeteries Index, http://austcemindex.com/?given_names=una&family_name=gemmell, 25 Feb 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Death of Una Gemell (no maiden name found yet) at 64 yoa Centennial Park SA Gen Path 6, 305= guesstimate year of birth-1876
      birth year a guesstimate in accordance to above "64yoa" against the evidenced death date

    5. [S-111] DIGGER DISCS Births SA 1842-1906, (SAGHS), READ TO ME OVER THE PHONE, 04.02.2022 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Details read to me over the phone of BDM dates and places-I have entered them directy to the cells. Also read to me but elected to offer as information and not create a profile-:-is one dau Mary Wade Gemmell born to father:James Thomas Gemmell and mother; Mary Gemmell nee McCormack
      Regards to Mary Una and John James GEMMELLs marriage DIGGER DISCS 1842-1906 OFF THEY WERE MARRIED IN THE RESIDENCE of Revd Reynolds 16.06.1891 they were both listed as single at the time.

    6. [S-7] CEMETERY AustralianCemeteries Index, http://austcemindex.com/?given_names=una&family_name=gemmell, 25 Feb 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Death of Una Gemmell at 64 yoa Centennial Park SA Gen Path 6, 305
      Surname:GEMMELL Given Names:Una Event Date: 17-Jun-1941 Occupation:Married Woman Publication Date:1941 Notes:Ref=Vol2p80.Source:Gazette Notice:Deceased Estate
      Event Year: 1941

    7. [S-75] BDM SA, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 25 Nov 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      GEMMELL First Names:Una Death Date:17-Jun-1941 Age:64 Marital Status:M Place of Death:North Adelaide Residence:Swan Reach Relative:James GEMMELL [H] District: Adelaide Book/Page: 637/2641 Notes:Symbol=H.

    8. [S-10] Headstone detail transcription, Image taken by Researcher Lorna McLean 2016, 05.02.2022 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      This headstone offers limited information but the date of death is stated as 16th June 1941. It was not until I found Judy Johnson of Mannum History Society really for her to advise me where Kooloola (station) was located as it is mentioned in a newspaper comments of James Thomas Gemmell working at Kooloola Swan Reach in SA

    9. [S-75] BDM SA, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 14 Oct 1027 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      James Thomas Gemmell In MyHeritage Family Trees Name James Thomas Gemmell Birth July 27 1863 Long Valley, South Australia Marriage June 16 1891 Res of Rev Reynolds Adelaide, South Australia Death Aug 16 1949 Adelaide, South Australia

    10. [S-111] DIGGER DISCS Births SA 1842-1906, (SAGHS), READ TO ME OVER THE PHONE, 04.02.2022 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Details read to me over the phone of BDM dates and places-I have entered them directy to the cells. With the exception of Mary nee McCormacks fathers name being John McCormack//choosing not to add another profile with so little content
      Regards to Mary Una and John James GEMMELLs marriage DIGGER DISCS 1842-1906 OFF THEY WERE MARRIED IN THE RESIDENCE of Revd Reynolds 16.06.1891 they were both listed as single at the time.