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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Eva Maud GREEN / CUMMING

Born 1902 in Northam, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of "Sam" Samuel John Morris GREEN and Emily May BROOKES [15]
Resided with her parents on Feanlea Farm in Carnamah [19]
Member of the Carnamah Sunday School in 1914 [7: page 238]
Rode the horse Moonchester in the Ladies Hack at the Annual Show & Sports Carnival in Carnamah in 1923 [86: 4-Oct-1923]
     In the Gent's Hack the rider was afraid of the horse "doing a bunk" and breaking the reins so got off him when he was about to [86]
     The horse did the same with her but instead of getting off when he began to bolt she took him for a burl over the sandplain [86]
     The horse Moonchester, who was owned by Mrs Minnie M. WATSON of Three Springs, was said to have got a real shock [86]
     It was reported "that you could have ridden him with a silk rein or a bit of cobwebs when the lady was finished with him" [86]
Attended the Carnamah Race Club's Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 10 April 1924 in a dress of buff voile [10: 24-Apr-1924]
Attended the Grand Plain & Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 6 August 1925 dressed as "Clever Mary"  [9: 21-Aug-1925]
Married Colin Campbell CUMMING on 9 March 1926 at the Carnamah Hall [9: 19-Mar-1926]
     Wore "a beautiful model frock of silk and georgette, beaded with pearls, a embroidered silk veil competing the set" [9]
     Bridesmaid at her wedding was her sister Miss Edith I. GREEN who wore a "dress of blue shot silk and black picture hat" [9]
     After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at her parents' home in Carnamah [9]
     Held their wedding reception at the Carnamah Hall where they were the recipients of presents and good wishes [9]
After marriage presumably resided with her husband on the Inering Estate in Carnamah [9: 19-Mar-1926] [19]
Appears to have resided in Carnamah until 1929 or 1930 [19] [60]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Dalkeith [2]
Mother of Irene, who married an American during the Second World War and moved to the United States of America [P297]
Died 11 November 1989; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (MC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 16, 321) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Eva Maud Green / Cumming' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/eva-maud-green [reference list]




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