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Herbert Samuel HARRIS (1888?-1956)

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Bertha Emily Gegg

Herbert Samuel HARRIS, son of Samuel HARRIS (1842-1935) and Emma GOODCHILD (1851-1938), was born in 1888 (calculated) in a location to be determined.1 He married Bertha Emily GEGG in 1911 at the BDM District in Goulburn, NSW.2

between 31 May 1911 and 8 August 1946 they lived at a farm in the Gloucester district in Stratford, NSW.3,4

he died (aged 68) on 2 December 1956 at the BDM District in Gloucester, NSW.1,5,6 He was buried in December 1956 in the Church of England section of the general cemetery in Gloucester.1,7

 

Bertha Emily GEGG was the daughter of James Albert GEGG (1850-1915) and Elizabeth TICKNER (1852-1929). She and Herbert Samuel HARRIS had the following children:

 

Bertha Emma Elizabeth HARRIS (1921-2002)

Thelma Irene HARRIS (1922-1997)

Lorna Iris HARRIS (1922-2004)

Unknown (M - F) HARRIS ( - )

Citations

1{S0150} - Cemetery Lookup, Cemetery : Gloucester : HARRIS (nee GEGG), Bertha Emily (0097) and HARRIS, Herbert Samuel (0104). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 5504 / 1911
3{S0515}, Card (Postcard) from HARRIS (nee GEGG), Bertha Emily (0097) (See http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~owenjones/biogfam/harris/harris_herbert_...). Cit. Date: 22 March 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
4{S0320}, Newspaper : General. Cit. Date: 22 March 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
A death notice for Albert Henry James Gegg in the local Goulburn paper on 8 August, 1946 refers to Bertha as "Bertha (Mrs H Harris, Gloucester)" which indicates that she was living in the Gloucester, NSW district at that time. She and Herbert were probably still living at Stratford.
5{S0066}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Deaths (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Deaths Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 34964 / 1956
6{S0650}, Memorial Card : HARRIS, Herbert Samuel (0104). Cit. Date: 8 October 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
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Front of Herbert's memorial card

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Inside of Herbert's memorial card

7{S0635}, Headstone : HARRIS, Herbert Samuel (0104) and GEGG, Bertha Emily (0097). Cit. Date: 14 December 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
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Bert and Bert's headstone in Gloucester general cemetery

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014