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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Sarah Jane PASCOE / HOWARD

Born 25 June 1870 in Moonta, South Australia [55]
Daughter of John PASCOE and Christina STEPHEN [55]
Married William James HOWARD in 1895 in Strawberry, Western Australia [15]
Resided with her husband and children on Green Brook Farm in Yandanooka 1903-1908 [19] [50]
Then resided on Plainfield Farm in Three Springs 1908-1957 [19] [24]
Following the death of her husband on Christmas Day in 1925 she took over the running of Plainfield Farm [6] [24]
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]
Won 1st for Lettuce and 2nd for Dressed Fowls at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show in 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
In mid October 1929 sold one bale of wool for 12¼d. per pound, two for 12d. Per pound, and one for 11¼d. per pound [4: 19-Oct-1929]
Sold through Westralian Farmers Ltd two bales of wool at 15½d. per pound in October 1933 [5: 13-Oct-1933]
In October 1935 sold through Goldsbrough Mort & Co Ltd five bales of wool - three at 14d. and two at 13¾d. per pound [5: 11-Oct-1935]
The following year, in October 1936, sold eight bales of wool - three at 16/d, three at 13½d. and one at 12½d. per pound [5: 16-Oct-1936]
In June 1937 purchased a new rubber tyre Fordson tractor through the North Midlands Farmers Co-operative Company [5: 4-Jun-1937]
Chief mourner at the funeral of her aunt Mrs Mary J. STEPHEN of Arrino at the Mingenew Cemetery in August 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
Passed away at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs at the age of 87 years [24]
Mother of John, Stephen, Irene, Susan, Genevieve, William, Ella, Neil, Lance and Merlie [P2]
Died 30 August 1957 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Methodist, Plot 27) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Sarah Jane Pascoe / Howard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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