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William ARNOLD (1865-1959)

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William Arnold

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William 'Bill' Arnold

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Esther Arnold (nee Collins)

William ARNOLD1 (known as 'Bill'), son of Johann Josef ARNOLD (Jnr) (1826-1893) and Eva Sussanah SCHUPPEL (1831-1918), was born in 1865 in Cambalong, NSW. (Cambalong is near Bombala).1,2 He was described as 6ft 6ins tall; obviously a very tall man .3 He was a railway worker . He worked on the Northern railway line between Milsons Point and Hornsby as a Supervisor. He eventually rose to the rank of Inspector.3 his interests included Local Government. He was Mayor of Mullumbimby for three years.3,4 Bill married Esther COLLINS in 1886 in Victoria, Australia. Esther and William were married for over seventy years. They received a telegram from the Queen and the Australian Prime Minister (R G Menzies) to mark the occasion on that special anniversary.5,6,7,8 In 1935 he was awarded the King's Jubilee Medal.4

Bill and Esther COLLINS lived at 2 Station St in Mullumbimby, NSW.9

he died (aged 94) in 1959 in Mullumbimby.10 He was buried in 1959 in Mullumbimby.3

Citations

1{S0131}, Internet (Our Worlwide Connections) re ARNOLD, COLLINS & SCHUPPEL (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~braidwood/index3.htm). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0208}, Chart : Descendant : ARNOLD, John Josef (0146) and SCHUPPEL Eva Susannah (0194). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0603} Lola Workman, Book : "Grand People Revisited" (Published 2012). Family of John Joseph Arnold and Eva Susannah Schuppel - Continued. Cit. Date: 18 July 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{S0396}, Newspaper : The Sydney Morning Herald. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/17144492 Monday 6 May 1935 Page 6. Cit. Date: 19 July 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: "Arnold, William Mayor of Mullumbimby"
Listing of King's Jubilee Medal, NSW recipients
5{S0603} Lola Workman, Book : "Grand People Revisited" (Published 2012). Family of John Joseph Arnold and Eva Susannah Schuppel - Continued. Cit. Date: 18 July 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Their anniversary is published in the Women's Weekly of Feb., 1957"
6{S0604}, Telegrams to ARNOLD, William (0349) and COLLINS, Esther (0354) for 70th Wedding Anniversary. Cit. Date: 19 July 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
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The 70th Anniversary telegram from Queen Elizabeth II

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The 70th Anniversary telegram from Australian PM, Robert Menzies

7{S0208}, Chart : Descendant : ARNOLD, John Josef (0146) and SCHUPPEL Eva Susannah (0194). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: "William married Esther COLLINS in 1887"
They were married in 1886
8{S0131}, Internet (Our Worlwide Connections) re ARNOLD, COLLINS & SCHUPPEL (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~braidwood/index3.htm). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: "Marriage: 1887"
They were married in 1886
9{S0603} Lola Workman, Book : "Grand People Revisited" (Published 2012). William Arnold and wife Esther Collins. Cit. Date: 18 July 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
10{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: 19 July 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 1725 / 1959; Byron Bay, NSW District

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014