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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Rene" Irene Alice FOWLER / MCCANN

Born 27 April 1909 [209]
Daughter of Donnell Edgar FOWLER and Ethel Blanche DRAPER [209]
Resided with her parents in Beverley 1909-1924 and then on farmland in Waddy Forest 1924-1930 [P120]
Married "Pat" John William McCANN in Perth on 4 December 1930 [66] [210]
Resided with her husband on Bellaranga Station in Arrino 1933-1940 [6] [19]
Spent a holiday in Waddy Forest staying with her mother Mrs Ethel B. FOWLER in January 1934 [5: 16-Feb-1934]
Along with her young son returned to Arrino on Saturday 17 March 1934 after an extended holiday in Waddy Forest [5: 23-Mar-1934]
Returned to Arrino on Thursday 13 September 1934 after spending another holiday in Waddy Forest with her parents [5: 14-Sep-1934]
She and her small son Alwyn spent a short holiday with her parents in Waddy Forest in mid May 1935 [5: 24-May-1935]
Her sister Elsie M. FOWLER returned to Waddy Forest on 7 October 1935 after spending a holiday with her in Arrino [5: 11-Oct-1935]
Along with her son she spent another holiday staying with her parents on their farm in Waddy Forest in November 1935 [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Later in November her mother spent a holiday staying with herself, her husband and their young son in Arrino [5: 29-Nov-1935]
She and her son stayed with her sisters, the Misses FOWLER, in Waddy Forest in February 1936 [5: 28-Feb-1936]
Spent another holiday accompanied by her son with her parents on Glen WaddiFarm in Waddy Forest in mid July 1936 [5: 10-Jul-1936]
After a few weeks with her parents returned to Arrino on Friday 31 July 1936[5: 7-Aug-1936]
Resided in Moora 1962-1965 [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Morley [2]
Mother of Alwyn and Kerry [209]
Died 3 November 1985; ashes scattered to the winds at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Irene Alice Fowler / McCann' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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