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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Mary Carmen RYDER / WYATT

Born 1892 [321]
Daughter of James RYDER and "Fanny" Frances NINTIGIAN [15] [239: Tree 14C]
     Her father was the son of Englishman John RYDER and Aboriginal woman Sarah BUNDERAN [239: Tree 14C]
     Her mother was said to be the daughter of Scottish Duncan MACPHERSON [239: Tree 14C] or his son John MACPHERSON [P411]
     Her mother's mother was an Aboriginal woman referred to as Mary and also as Buddy NEBRONG [239: Tree 14C] [459]
In 1893 she was living with her parents and brother Mark at the Benedictine Mission in New Norcia [321]
Married Henry WYATT in 1916 [24] [66] [91]
     Their son James passed away from diarrhoea at the age of 14 months on 8 February 1925 [471]
     James was buried at the cemetery at the Moore River Native Settlement in Mogumber [471]
Resided in Carnamah in 1930 [91]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of "Father of Carnamah" Donald MACPHERSON at the Winchester Cemetery in 1931 [4: 22-Aug-1931]
Spent some time living in the compound at the Moore River Native Settlement in Mogumber, until leaving on 12 November 1933 [467]
On 9 September 1937 she gave birth to a still born son, William James WYATT, who was buried in Three Springs [24]
She passed away from acute pneumonia [471]
Mother of Ethel, Eva, Jean, Henry [239: Tree14B], James [471], Agnes [166], Eileen [91], William [24]
Died 25 July 1939; buried at the Moore River Native Settlement Cemetery in Mogumber, Western Australia [471]
In the burial register her parents names' were listed as James RYDER and Frances MACPHERSON also known as Nitigian [471]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Carmen Ryder / Wyatt' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from [reference list]

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