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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Dot" Dorothy Rose GENGE / WILSON

Born 1907 [15]
Married "Mac" Murray McErlain WILSON in Perth in 1929 [66]
Following their marriage she and her husband were the guests of honour at a Social in Three Springs on 1 November 1929 [4]
      During the evening, which was tendered by the Three Springs Football Club, they were presented with a chime clock [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Resided with her husband on Neereno Farm in Three Springs 1929-1958 [4] [19] [61]
Costume Judge at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Friday 6 December 1929 [4: 14-Dec-1929]
Won 2nd prize for Garden Flowers exhibited at the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 22 September 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Awarded 1st prizes for White Hen Eggs and Table Vase of Flowers at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Two years later, at the Three Springs Agricultural Show 1935, once again won 1st for White Hen Eggs and Table Vase of Flowers [5]
     At the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1935 she also received a 2nd prize for Stock [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Exhibited in the Confectionary, Flower and Farm-Dairy Produce sections of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
     Won 1st and 2nd for White Hen Eggs; 1st for Table Vase of Flowers, Victoria Sandwich and Swiss Roll, and 2nd for Scones [5]
Attended the Farewell Social & Dance held for Vincent & May TIPPETT in Three Springs on Monday 28 July 1941 [4: 2-Aug-1941]
She was the Godmother of Keeva N. WITTWER of Carnamah, who described her "as a most charming woman" [P152]
Described by her grand-daughter Rebecca as "an absolutely delightful woman who adored her husband Mac and two sons" [P
Upon retirement she and her husband left Three Springs and shifted to the Perth suburb of Nedlands [P152]
They had a house built at 4 Davies Road in Nedlands, which was at one time featured in The West Australian newspaper [P152]
Following her husband's death in 1969 she moved to 7/42 Victoria Avenue in the Perth suburb of Claremont [P152]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Claremont until her death at the age of 85 years [2]
Mother of John and Douglas [P2]
Died 19 December 1992; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Wesleyan, HC, 108) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Dorothy Rose Genge / Wilson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/dorothy-rose-genge [reference list]




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