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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Sarah Mabel BELL / LONG / DODD

Born C.1880 or C.1883 in Yalgoo, Western Australia [29] [332]
Daughter of John BELL and Jane COTTER [332] [496]
     She had a brother named Patrick John BELL, who was born in Yalgoo in about 1880 [29] [496]
Partner (1) "Harry" Henry Joseph LONG of Coorow [P17]
     They had two children together, a daughter Edith Rose and a son Bert William [P17]
     Both children were baptised under her surname of BELL [332] but later used their father's surname of LONG [P17]
Married (2) Henry DODD in Arrino on 27 September 1906 [31: 3-Oct-1906] [332]
     They had at least nine children - Charles, Ivy [15], Henry, Ida [322], Mary, Kathleen, Jack and two unnamed stillborn children [24]
     She was enrolled to vote with an address of Arrino in 1910 [50]
Died 7 August 1939; buried at Utakarra Cemetery in Geraldton, Western Australia (Roman Catholic, Row 10, Plot 5) [29]

From The Geraldton Express newspaper, Wednesday 3 October 1906:
Arrino Mems. - (From Our Own Correspondents)
"A quiet wedding took place here on the 27th inst., the contracting parties being Mr Henry Dodd and Miss Sarah Bell."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Sarah Mabel Bell / Long / Dodd' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 June 2024 from [reference list]

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