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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 1883 in Wheal May, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of "Mike" Michael John RYAN and Amy Rose PORTER [15]
     Her mother married "John" William John JACKSON in Northampton in 1884 and she grew up with her stepfather's surname [15]
     Also in Northampton in 1884, her father married Bridget Josephine MILLER [15]
Resided with her mother and stepfather on a small farm in Northampton and then on a farm in Howatharra [86: 28-Dec-1939]
Married (1) "Jim" James Joseph STARLING in Northampton in 1900 [15]
     Their first child, Florence May, was born in 1900 in Northampton and died at the age of two months [15]
     Their second child, James Joseph, was born in Mount Magnet in 1901 and passed away aged just one day [15]
Resided in Three Springs in 1907, where her husband was the local Railway Ganger for the Midland Railway Company [6]
     She was the Mail Receiver in Three Springs in 1907 [6]
Resided in Coorow 1908-1913 [19] [50]
     She was appointed the Postal Vote Officer for Coorow by the Chief Electoral Officer in 1908 [86: 5-Sep-1908]
     Their daughters Gladys and Pearl were listed as prospective students of the proposed Coorow State School in 1911 [215]
Resided in Dongara in 1914 and 1915 [19] [50]
     They resided at the Railway Cottages in Dongara [50]
Again resided in Coorow in 1916 and some of 1917 [6] [50]
They were living in Arrino when her husband enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 18 May 1917 [30: item 8090793]
     After her husband entered camp, she moved with their children from Arrino to the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [30]
     Her husband's pay from the Australian Imperial Force wasn't sufficient for her and their children to survive on [30]
     They both wrote requesting he be discharged to relieve her distress with six daughters aged between 11 years and 20 months [30]
     She paid 30/- in rent and 10/- for firewood per month, and was unable to buy even a stitch of clothing for her children or herself [30]
     Their request was granted and her husband was discharged from the Australian Imperial Force on 14 September 1917 [30]
Between 1919 and 1925 her husband worked in Carnamah, Dongara and Three Springs[6] [9: 4-Feb-1921, 8-Jul-1921, 24-Jul-1925] [19]
     Her absence in electoral rolls and local newspapers is suggestive that she may have resided elsewhere during this time [9] [19]
Resided with her husband in Dongara in 1921 and 1925-1929, and in Gunyidi in late 1929 and 1930 [6] [50]
Resided at 12 Spring Park Road in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction 1931-1935 [6] [50]
Her husband, late of the Perth suburb of Midland Junction, passed away at the age of 53 years on 29 January 1933 [2]
In 1938 she was living at 98 Railway Parade in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [6]
Resided at 122 Swan Street in the Perth suburb of Guildford in 1939 [6]
Married (2) George Ernest LINTOTT in Perth in 1939 [66]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [2]
Mother of Gladys, Pearl, Sylvia, Doris, Amy, Ivy, Gertrude, Cyril, Beryl and Victor [39: 31-Jan-1933]
Died 22 July 1957; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, WD, 24) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Daisy Jackson / Starling / Lintott' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 June 2024 from [reference list]

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