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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Sophia" Emma Sophia MCVEE

Born 1895 in Dandaragan, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of John Hugh Stanton MCVEE and Susannah LARWOOD [15]
Sang "a charming song" at the farewell in Carnamah for the departing railway stationmaster and his wife on 7 May 1913 [9: 16-May-1913]
Worked, presumably as a domestic helper, for Mrs Lucille H. JAQUES in Three Springs in 1913 [39: 14-Aug-1913]
Travelled from Three Springs to Carnamah on 10 July 1913 to see her sister Mrs Mary J. McCLYMANS [39: 14-Aug-1914]
She went to see her sister after hearing from her employer Mrs JAQUES what had happened the previous day [39: 14-Aug-1914]
Her brother-in-law Henry McCLYMANS had narrowly escaped strychnine poisoning and her sister was later accused [39: 14-Aug-1914]
She gave evidence at the hearing into poisoning by her sister Mrs Mary J. McCLYMANS in Moora on 13 August 1913 [39: 14-Aug-1914]
Housemaid at Henderson's Coffee Palace in Bunbury in 1916 [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Emma Sophia Mcvee' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/emma-sophia-mcvee [reference list]




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