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Richard Wallis EDWARDS (1843-1879)

Richard Wallis EDWARDS1 [1441] was born on 3 May 1843 in Wollongong, NSW.1 Richard's parents were Richard EDWARDS and Hanora Nanno LEADER.1

Richard and Ann Edwards had 3 children :

- Richard M. EDWARDS (b.1877 Cooma NSW; d.1923 Singleton NSW). Richard married Mary E. McCormack 1895 Singleton, NSW

- Annie Christina EDWARDS (b.1879 Queanbeyan NSW)

- Garrett John EDWARDS (b. 12 June, 1880 Cooma NSW; d.1960 Marrickville NSW).1

Richard married Ann Ellis COTTER [750] on 30 April 1876 in Michelago, NSW.1,2

he died (aged 36) on 23 October 1879 in Michelago. The cause was drowning in the Murrumbidgee River.1 He was buried in October 1879 in the general cemetery in Michelago.1


Ann Ellis COTTER3 [750] (known as 'Annie') was the daughter of Garrett COTTER (1802-1886) [524] and Ann RUSSELL (1819-1897) [525].


1{S0328}, Internet (Monaro Pioneers) : General. Cit. Date: 9 February 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : Cit. Date: 9 February 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 4012 / 1876
3{S0154}, Internet (Monaro Pioneers) : COTTER, Garrett (0524) and RUSSELL, Ann (0525) ( (Includes headstone images)). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen


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Updated : 14 Mar 2016