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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Jack" John James ANGEL

Born 9 July 1867 in Pinkertons Plains, South Australia [55]
Son of William ANGEL and Sarah Jane MURRAY [55]
Sometime after the death of his mother in 1883 himself, his father and siblings left South Australia shifted to Western Australia [15] [55]
Married "May" Mabel Constance LOOKE in 1901 in Dongara, Western Australia [15]
Farmer at York Gum Thicket in Yardarino, Irwin 1902-1906 [19] [84]
Then resided at the Railway Siding in Irwin, presumably while working for the Midland Railway Company [84]
Railway Fettler in Coomberdale in 1910 [50]
Farmer and Fettler in Gunyidi 1911-1914 [19] [61]
His wife owned 400 acres of farmland in Gunyidi which consisted of Victoria Locations 4365 and 4375 [44]
Railway Fettler, Railway Length Runner, Farmhand and Farmer in Watheroo 1914-1923 [6] [166]
Donated 2/6 to the appeal for William B. HAMMOND and family of Wannamal who lost their house in a fire in 1919 [9: 23-May-1919]
Fettler in Coomberdale 1924-1935 [6]
Upon his retirement shifted with his wife, daughter Annie and son Walter to Carnamah in August 1935 [5: 30-Aug-1935, 31-Jul-1936]
Resided in Carnamah from August 1935 to June 1936 [5] [19]
Was an inmate of the Carnamah Private Hospital prior to being conveyed to Perth for further treatment on 22 June 1936 [5: 26-Jun-1936]
Father of Amy, Evelyn, Leslie, Edith, Annie, Roy, Irwin and Walter [5: 31-Jul-1936] [116] [166]
Died 25 July 1936 at Heathcote Hospital, Perth; buried at the Moora Public Cemetery in Moora (Methodist, Plot 4) [116]
Brother of Edward David ANGEL who farmed in Coorow in 1920 and in Three Springs 1921-1924 [6] [19] [44] [55] [98]
Uncle of Mrs Florence Helena May MALEY and brother-in-law of Mrs Isabella ANGEL of The Oaks Farm in Arrino [15] [19] [55]

From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 31 July 1936:
Obituary - The Late Mr. J. J. Angel
The death occurred at Perth on Saturday, July 25, when Mr. John James Angel, of Carnamah, passed away. The deceased was a late employee of the Midland Railway Company. Following his retirement, Mr. Angel, accompanied by his family came to Carnamah about 12 months ago where he resided until recently when he went to Perth to receive medical attention. The late Mr. Angel leaves a widow and four daughters, Mrs. C. Dodd (Midland Junction), Mrs. A. O. Fiebig (Mullewa), Mrs. E. Brandis (Coomberdale), and Annie, and one son Walter (Carnamah) to mourn their sad loss."

From The Midlands Advocate newspaper, Friday 31 July 1936:
"The death occurred on Saturday night, July 25th, of Mr. John James Angel of Watheroo, who had been a resident of this district for many years. The funeral took place on Monday, when, after a service in the Methodist Church, the remains were interred in the Methodist Portion of the Moora Cemetery.  The Rev G H Limb officiated at the graveside. Pall Bearers were:- Messrs. A. B. Gloster, F. Brand (Methodist Church), B. Reynolds and J. J. Wallace (Midland Railway Co), Brennand and Dodd (Watheroo). Wreaths and Floral tributes were received from the following:- Dome Wreath: Midland Railway Co; Mrs. Angel; Lang Family; Jackson Family; Mr. and Mrs. Mollor (Midland Junction), Mr. and Mrs. Clarkson; Mr. Dodd; Mr. and Mrs. Herley; Mrs. Hammond; Mr. and Mrs. Robertson and family; Mr. and Mrs. Devereaux; Mr. and Mrs. Strahan; Mr. and Mrs. Brady and family; Mrs. Lingwood; Mr. and Mrs. Evans; Mr. and Mrs. Sutherland; Mr. and Mrs. Sweet; Arthur and Ern; Mr. and Mrs. Kemp and family; Esther and Jack Brown; Eric, Ede and Albert [Brandis]; Methodist Church; Les, Nell [Angel] and family; Amy, Charles [Dodd] and grandchildren; Brennand Family (Watheroo); Annie, Irwin and Walter [Angel]; Mr. and Mrs. Kelly and family; Mr. and Mrs. F Brand and family."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John James Angel' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 April 2024 from [reference list]

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