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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Joseph John SAGGERS

Born 1886 in Longwood, Victoria, Australia [15]
Son of Robert SAGGERS and Johanna CARLYON [15]
By 1912 he had shifted to Western Australia, as had his brothers Samson, Owen and Norman [6]
Butcher in Meekatharra in partnership with J. T. SMITH as "Smith & Saggers" 1912-1915 [6]
Married (1) Christina Annie MCGREGOR in 1915 [66]
Butcher in Meekatharra trading as "J. Saggers & Co" 1916-1919 [6]
Resided until 1921 and was then a Butcher in Geraldton 1922-1925 [6] [50]
Butcher in Mingenew 1925-1943 [19] [50]
In February 1925 he purchased a Chevrolet truck "to lower transportation costs" [81: 22-Feb-1925]
His Chevrolet truck was registered with the Mingenew Road Board and contained license plate MI-54 in 1926-27 [325]
After a three month holiday in Melbourne, he and his wife returned to Mingenew on Saturday evening 12 February 1927 [4: 19-Feb-1927]
Member of the Mingenew Rifle Club in 1927 [4: 10-Sep-1927]
Attended the funeral of Mingenew pioneer Mrs Ellen OLIVER at the Mingenew Cemetery on 18 December 1929 [86: 21-Dec-1929]
In 1932 he owned a Chevrolet utility, which was registered with the Mingenew Road Board with license plate MI-57 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
Member of the Mingenew Recreation Advisory Committee in 1934 [101: page 129]
His wife Christina passed away in 1936 [15]
Member of the Mingenew Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
Married (2) Gertrude Selina CREW in Perth in 1938 [66]
Committee Member of the Mingenew Hospital Association in 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
Committee Member of the Mingenew District Agricultural Society in 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
Later resided in South Perth [2]
Died 9 January 1977; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn 5, Niche Wall, W6, 80) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joseph John Saggers' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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