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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 1891 in Motherwell, Lanark, Scotland [4]
Departed London, England on the steamship Orsova and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 5 August 1913 [70]
Married "Ted" / "Edward" Edmund SHEAHAN in 1914 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Dudawa, East Arrino 1914-1929 [4] [19]
Lived with her husband in a house in the Three Springs townsite 1932-1942 [19] [24] [P2]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Attended the Hospital Appeal Grand Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 8 June 1933 in a dress of black silk marocain [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Member of the committee that organised the very successful Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on 3 June 1937 [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Helped organise the Farewell for Barney & Frances BARNHART, which was held in Three Springs on 3 February 1938 [4: 12-Feb-1938]
Mother of Joseph, Norah, Edmund and Thomas [P2]
Died 30 October 1942 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Roman Catholic, Plot 36) [24]

From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 7 November 1942:
Obituary - Late Mrs E. Sheahan - Death at Three Springs
"It is with extreme regret that we record the death of Mrs E. Sheahan, the sad event having taken place at Three Springs on Friday of last week. The deceased lady who was born at Motherwell (Scotland) early in 1891, has resided at Three Springs for nearly thirty years, and she is survived by her husband (Mr Edward Sheahan), three sons (Messrs Joseph, Edward and Thomas Sheahan) and one daughter (Mrs Knucky). The funeral took place in the Catholic portion of the Three Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Father Lynch officiating, and at the graveside were quite a large number of relatives and friends of the deceased lady. Amongst the wreaths and floral tributes laid on the grave were those from the following: - Dad, Tom and Joe; Ted, Phyllis and Alwyn; Norah and Jack and children; chairman, secretary and members of the Three Springs Road Board; Mr and Mrs A. E. Saggers and Rita; Mr and Mrs J. D. Gooch and family; Mr and Mrs B. Antonio and family; Mr & Mrs Luscombe and family; Mr & Mrs R. Black and family; Mr & Mrs C. Bussenschutt and family; Mr and Mrs P. Millard and family; Mr and Mrs K. Bussenschutt and family; Mr and Mrs J. Turner and John; Mr and Mrs P. Vandaleur and family; Mr and Mrs E. Burge and family; Mr and Mrs C. F. Coffey; Mr and Mrs C. B. Thomas; Mr and Mrs E. Hunt and family; Mr and Mrs A. W. Potts; Mr and Mrs H. Nairn; Mr and Mrs J.C. Hunt and family; Mr and Mrs S. Gooch and family; Mr and Mrs Claude Maley and family; Mr and Mrs H. E. Thomas and family; Dr and Mrs Mayrhofer and family; Mr and Mrs Berrigan and family; Mr and Mrs A. Brown; Mr and Mrs G. Meyer; Mrs Maley and Mrs Shute; Mrs Booth and Wally; Mrs Duffy and Mr and Mrs Ted Duffy and Vernon Ferguson; Mrs W. Thomas. The mortuary arrangements were carried out by Mr H. Thomas of Three Springs."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Esther O'Hara / Sheahan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 June 2022 from [reference list]

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