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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Ruth Henrietta NESBITT / FOGARTY

Born 3 March 1888 in Hackney, South Australia [55]
Daughter of Samuel Thomas NESBITT and Sarah Jane PYE [55]
Married "Dick" Richard James Auchinleck FOGARTY on 1 January 1913 at the Church of Christ in Queenstown, South Australia [55]
Resided with her husband and children in Mingenew and then in Three Springs in Western Australia [19] [50]
She was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Foundation Member of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association in 1929 [206]
Presented the Three Springs Anglican Church with fruit and veg at its Harvest Thanksgiving service on 23 March 1930 [4: 29-Mar-1930]
Helped cater for the Anglican Church's Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on 28 November 1930 [4: 6-Dec-1930]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Passed away from heart failure at the age of 46 years at the North Midland District Hospital in Three Springs [5: 20-Apr-1934] [24]
Mother of Norman, Bruce, Ronald, Beryl, Joyce, Joan and Barbara [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Died 18 April 1934; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 20) [24]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 20 April 1934:
The Death of Mrs Fogarty
"The death occurred at the Three Springs Hospital in the early hours of Wednesday morning last of Mrs R. Fogarty of Three Springs. Death was due to heart failure, and she had receiving treatment at the hospital for a short time. The deceased lady leaves a large family, some of whom are grown up and the youngest are still going to school. The funeral which took place yesterday afternoon, preceded by a short service in the Anglican Church. The remains were buried in the Anglican portion of the Three Springs cemetery, the gravesite and church service being conducted by the Rev. E. Chard."


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 27 April 1934:
Obituary - The Late Mrs R. J. Fogarty
"The funeral of the late Ruth Henrietta Fogarty, a respected resident of the Three Springs district for 20 years, whose death occurred at the Three Springs Hospital on Wednesday of last week, took place on Thursday of last week. The remains were interred in the Anglican portion of the Three Springs cemetery. St. James' Church of England was crowded when a service was conducted by the Rev. E. Chard before the funeral took place. A beautiful service by the Rev. E. Chard followed, Mrs. G. Bickford presiding at the organ. The pall-bearers were Messrs. J. K. Hebiton, snr., E. W. Franklin, R. Black, W. H. Howard, L. Byrne and W. A. Rogers. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. I. Wallace. The chief mourners were her husband, Mr. R. J. Fogarty and children, Norman, Bruce, Ronald, Beryl, Joyce, Joan and Barbara, and Miss L. Nisbit (sister), Miss P. Nisbit (niece), Messrs. Earnest and William Fogarty (brothers-in-law), and Mr. P. Forgarty (nephew). Wreathes and floral tributes were received from the following:- Husband and family; all Church of England friends; Three Springs District Road Board; North Midlands Co-operative Co. Ltd.; Mr. and Mrs. W. Cummins (Perenjori); Mr. and Mrs. E. Fogarty and family (Perenjori); Miss P. Nisbit; Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Smith; Dominican Nuns, of Three Springs; Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Byrne; Mrs. M. M. Watson; Mr. Arthur Mortimer; Mr. and Mrs. H. Barnett; Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Dufy and E. R. Duffy; Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Thomas, sen., and jun.; Mr. and Mrs. A. Leonard, jun., Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Stokes and family, and Mrs. W. Browning; Mr. and Mrs. A. Bastian and family; Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Hebiton, sen.; Mr. and Mrs. R. Black; Mr. and Mrs. E. Burge; Mr. and Mrs. Barnhart; Mr. and Mrs. E. Joyce and family; Mr. and Mrs. Coles and Mrs. Brimson; Mr. and Mrs. N. McKenzie and family; Miss A. Byrne, Mrs. Mayrhofer and Dr. Mayrhofer; Group No. 119 Wolf Cubs and Scouts; Mr. and Mrs. P. Lyons and family; Mr. and Mrs. J. Leonard and family; Mr. A. Dee; Mr. and Mrs. G. Williamson; Mr. and Mrs. Wilton, jun.; Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Carter; Mr. and Mrs. R. Carter (Perth); Mr. and Mrs. Arndt and family; Mr. and Mrs. Jordan and family; Mrs. M. Pettit and family; Mrs. S. Howard and family; Miss Ethel McNeill; Mrs. H. Tonkin; Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Rogers and family; Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Howard; Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Saggers; Members of the C.W.A. (Three Springs); Mr. and Mrs. H. Rowe and family; Mr. and Mrs. Wilton, sen., and family; Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Blaxill; Mr. and Mrs. C Luscombe and family; Miss Rita Harris; Mr. and Mrs. H. Dee and family; Miss L. Nisbit."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ruth Henrietta Nesbitt / Fogarty' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 May 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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