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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Maggie DIDO / NIPPER

Born C.1910 in Mogumber, Western Australia [29]
Daughter of "Dido" Joachim DIDO [471]
Worked for several years for the MACPHERSON family (her father's employers) at Carnamah House in Carnamah [5: 25-Aug-1944]
Upon leaving Carnamah she returned to the Moore River Native Settlement in Mogumber, where she'd been born [5: 25-Aug-1944] [29]
Partner of (1) Joseph JACKAMARRA [471]
     Their daughter Anna DIDO passed away at the age of six months from meningitis on 29 February 1932 [471]
After an absence she arrived back at the Moore River Native Settlement in Mogumber on 30 June 1933 [467]
     She again left "the Mission", as it was also known, on 7 October 1933 but returned a week later on 15 October 1933 [467]
Partner of (2) Snyder DERRICK [471]
     Snyder was born about 1897 and was the son of Jimmy DERRICK and an Aboriginal woman known as both Paiangan and Tilly [471]
     She, Snyder and Daisy RYDER left Moore River Native Settlement on 10 February 1935 but were taken back three days later [467]
     Their son Thomas DIDO died aged one year from gastric enteritis on 10 August 1935 [471]
     Their daughter Ernestine May DIDO died aged four and a half from enteritis on 17 January 1937 [471]
Married (3) Aboriginal man Fred NIPPER in 1939 [66], who was also known as Ned NIPPER [471]
     Ned was the son of Charlie and Lucy and was from Katherine in the Northern Territory [471]
     Their son Gregory NIPPER died at the age of four months from enteritis on 1 November 1939 [471]
     Her husband Ned died from mental depression and cardiac failure on 10 February 1943, aged 34 years [471]
Partner of (4) Jack MCGUIRE [471]
     Her and Jack's son James NIPPER died from perforation of the bowel at the age of two years on 14 February 1949 [471]
Died 30 April 1966; buried at the Utakarra Cemetery in Geraldton, Western Australia (Roman Catholic, Row 74, Plot 9) [29]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Maggie Dido / Nipper' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 December 2018 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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