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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Doris Beatrice Martha NENKE / BRENNAN / OGBORNE

Born 1901 in Wagin, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Julius Carl Herman NENKE and Clara Ann HOLLAND [15]
Clerk in Three Springs in 1928 and 1929 [19]
     Attended the wedding and reception of Charles ROBERTSON and Winifred LANG in Carnamah on 27 March 1928 [4: 31-Mar-1928]
     She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
     Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show and Show Ball on Thursday 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
     Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Races on Thursday 11 April 1929 in a gold lace overdress over midnight blue [4: 20-Apr-1929]
     Attended the Anglican Church's Fancy Dress Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 27 June 1929 as a "Spanish Lady" [4: 6-Jul-1929]
     Attended the Fancy Dress Ball held in Mingenew on Thursday 10 October 1929 dressed as "Spanish Pierrot" [4: 19-Oct-1929]
Shop Assistant / Saleswoman in Mingenew 1930-1933 [19]
     Resided at the Commercial Hotel in Mingenew [19] [50]
     Attended the party held in Mingenew to meet James IRONSIDE and his fiance Miss O'MARA on 2 September 1930 [4: 6-Sep-1930]
     In September 1930 attended the Mingenew Polo Club's Annual Ball gowned in flame taffeta braided with silver [4: 27-Sep-1930]
     Attended the Ball held after the Three Springs Show on 25 September 1930 in a dress of flame celanese satin [4: 11-Oct-1930]
     Very successfully organised the Farewell Social for John P. McCABE at the Mingenew Hall on 20 April 1931 [4: 25-Apr-1931]
     Attended the Official Opening of the Carnamah Golf Course at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Sunday 23 July 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
     Member of the Mingenew Tennis Club in 1933-34 [5: 8-Dec-1933]
Married (1) Charles BRENNAN in 1935 [66]
Married (2) Frank Kingsley OGBORNE in Perth in 1959 [66]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Crawley [2]
Died 8 October 1979; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 14, 244) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Doris Beatrice Martha Nenke / Brennan / Ogborne' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 February 2024 from [reference list]

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