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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Emily MAGGS / MAHER

Born C.1871 in Fremantle, Western Australia [29]
Married John MAHER in 1882 in New Norcia [15]
Resided with her husband in Winchester in 1908 and 1909 [19]
They resided in Three Springs 1910-1912, in Walkaway in 1916 and in Mingenew in 1917 [6] [9: 25-May-1917] [50]
Candidate for Mingenew in the Ugly Woman Competition conducted in Three Springs for the Y.M.C.A. in May 1917 [9: 25-May-1917]
     She came third in the competition with 6,060 votes which helped raise £208/17/6 for the war efforts of the Y.M.C.A. [9]
Resided again in Three Springs where her husband was a Railway Fettler 1922-1926 [19]
Mother of Lizzie, Henry and Georgina [15]
Died 13 November 1926; buried at the Geraldton Cemetery in Geraldton, Western Australia (now Apex Pioneer Memorial Park) [29]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Emily Maggs / Maher' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/emily-maggs [reference list]




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