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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 1903 in New Norcia, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of Martin WALLEY and Julia REECE [15]
Her mother was the daughter of American man Edward REECE and Aboriginal woman Nancy BANGALAN of Esperance [239: Tree 23A]
Her father was the son of Aboriginal man John WALLEY and Mary Rose WALBANGEN, who had European and Aboriginal parents [239]
Married "Teddy" Henry Edward EDWARDS in Moora in 1921 [66] [91]
Their first child, Helen, was born at the Native Camp in Moora in 1921 [15]
Resided in Carnamah in the 1920s and 1930s [91]
Sent a floral tribute for the grave of "Father of Carnamah" Donald MACPHERSON at the Winchester Cemetery in 1931 [4: 22-Aug-1931]
Resided in Mingenew in the 1960s and 1970s [50]
Mother of Helen, Elisha, Mona, Rose, Julia, Elvie, Teddy, Ruth, Janet and Shirley [P491]
Died 3 May 1980; buried at Utakarra Cemetery in Geraldton, Western Australia [26]
Her maiden surname was variously spelt WALLY, WALLEY, WILLY and WALLIE [66] [91]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Mercy Walley / Edwards' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 June 2024 from [reference list]

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