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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Jeannie Anne COX / BEAMENT

Born C.1894 [15]
Daughter of Peter MORRISON and Jeannie CAMBELL [15]
Married Reginald James BEAMENT in Perth in 1933 [66]
Resided with her husband in Gunyidi [5: 16-Mar-1934]
She died giving birth to their son, Reginald James, who also died, in Gunyidi in March 1934 [5: 16-Mar-1934] [15]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 16 March 1934:
Sad Birth Fatality - Mother and Child Dead When Doctor Arrived
"From Dalwallinu during the week came tidings of the death under extremely sad circumstances of Mrs. Jeanne Ann Beaumont, aged 40, at her home at Gunyidi on the Midland line on Tuesday afternoon last. Mrs. Beaumont was to have entered the maternity ward of the Dalwallinu hospital but gave birth to her child at home, unattended by either doctor or nurse. Dr. Anderson of Dalwallinu was summoned and rushed to the homestead but on arrival found both the mother and child dead."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jeannie Anne Cox / Beament' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/jeannie-anne-cox [reference list]




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