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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Molly Mary Agnes NOLAN / SACHSE

Born 1897 in Charlton, Victoria, Australia [54]
Daughter of Charles Aloysius NOLAN and Frances GLASHEEN [54]
Resided with his parents on farmland in Kununoppin, Western Australia [50]
Married Herbert Frank SACHSE in 1920 [66]
Resided with her husband and children on Innisfail Farm in Kwelkan, east of Kununoppin [50]
     The farm was 1,381 acres in size and consisted of Avon Locations 15550 and 15349 [39: 5-Jul-1929]
     850 acres of the farm was cleared, fenced, rabbit proofed and in 1929 they had a crop of about 500 acres [39: 5-Jul-1929]
     Following her husband's bankruptcy tenders were invited for the farm's purchase in July 1929 [39: 24-Jan-1929, 5-Jul-1929]
They resided in Coorow in 1930 and 1931 [215]
     They were living on her late father's Monomeath Farm which was Lot M1046 of Victoria Location 2023 in Coorow [215]
     Catered the supper for the Coorow and Waddy Bachelors' Ball held at the Coorow Hall on Saturday 19 April 1930 [86: 26-Apr-1930]
     The supper was "in the capable hands of Mrs Sachse, who provided a host of good things to everybody's appreciation" [86: 21-Jun-1930]
     Member of the Coorow Tennis Club in 1930 [86: 21-Jun-1930]
     Won 2nd prize for a Tray Cloth at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in Carnamah on 18 September 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
     Attended the Masquerade Ball held in Coorow in September 1930 dressed as the "Last Rose of Summer" [4: 13-Sep-1930]
Resided in Three Springs in 1932 [19] [98]
     She prematurely gave birth to a stillborn daughter in Three Springs on 2 February 1932 [120: 25-Feb-1932]
     Their daughter was buried the next day in plot 14 of the Roman Catholic section of the Three Springs General Cemetery [24]
Entered exhibits in the Confectionary section of the first Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on Thursday 8 September 1932 [5]
     Won 1st prizes for Fruit Cake and Assorted Pasties and 2nd prizes for Biscuits and Farmers Luncheon [5: 16-Sep-1932]
The next week won 2nd prizes for Fruit Cake and Cream Puffs at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 15 September 1932 [5: 23-Sep-1932]
Also exhibited in the Confectionary section of the Fourth Three Springs Agricultural Show on Thursday 22 September 1932 [5]
     Won 1st prizes for Fruit Cake, Victoria Sandwich and Assorted Pastry and 2nd prize for Arrowroot Sponge [5: 30-Sep-1932]
By February 1933 they had left Three Springs and were living in Geraldton [99]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Nedlands [2]
Mother of Patricia, Margaret, Nancy and Robert [98] [215]
Died 8 May 1942; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, MC, 147)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Agnes Nolan / Sachse' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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