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Sarah Jane PARTRIDGE (1858-1949)

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Sarah Jane Burley

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Sarah Jane Burley (nee Partridge)

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John Williams Burley

Sarah Jane PARTRIDGE, daughter of Stephen William PARTRIDGE (1829-1918) and Catherine Emelina MCINTOSH (1842-1917), was born on 2 August 1858 at "Tiara" in Walcha, NSW.1,2,3,4 Her relationship to John is Paternal Great (x1) Grandmother.

On 17 May 1880 Sarah resided at Spring Creek in Walcha. This was her stated address at the time of her marriage.5 She married John Williams BURLEY on 17 May 1880 at St Andrew's Church of England in Walcha. The marriage was witnessed by Sarah's siblings, Richard John Partridge and Rachel Frances Partridge.6,7

on 5 January 1883 they lived at "Rose Bank" in Walcha. John and Sarah were livimg at the property when their daughter Rachel was born. Then on 2 June 1906, John and Sarah were living at their property "Rose Valley Farm" in Texas, Qld when their daughter Rachel was married to John Owen. It's believed they stayed at that property for the rest of their lives.7,8,9

between 1905 and 1908 they lived at Rose Valley Farm in Texas, Qld.10

Between 1936 and 1943 Sarah resided at "Rose Valley Farm" in Texas. (This is a mimnimum period which was probably much longer. Most likely it was from the time of her husband John's death in May 1880 to her own death in April 1949).11

she died (aged 90) on 27 April 1949 at Texas Hospital in Texas.12,13 She was buried in 1949 in the general cemetery in Texas.

 

John Williams BURLEY was the son of Charles BURLEY (1806-1875) and Harriett WILLIAMS (1809-1859).

 

Their daughter Rachel Elizabeth had a girl with an unknown father in 1904. This daughter was Edna Olive Burley. John and Sarah raised Edna as their own child. Edna was never told who her real parents were.14

 

Researcher Vicki Crowther says "My Mum, Patricia Crowther, granddaughter of Rebecca Burley, spoke about Edna and when she was dying of cancer my great grandmother, Rebecca said Edna should be told who her mother was, but Mum said they never did.".15

 

John Williams BURLEY and Sarah Jane PARTRIDGE had the following children:

 

Charles Stephen BURLEY (1881-1970)

Rachel Elizabeth BURLEY (1883-1963) (known as 'Sis')

Sarah Jane BURLEY (1885-1949)

Mary Annie BURLEY (1887- )

Minnie Edith BURLEY (1889-1952)

Rebecca Louisa BURLEY (1890- )

John Frederick BURLEY (1892-1967)

Margaret Catherine BURLEY (1894-1974)

Citations

1{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Certificate no : 4297 / 1858
2{S0019}, Certificate - Birth : BURLEY, Rachel Elizabeth (0014). Custom Id: NSW 1883 / 27597. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Certificate indicates she was born at Walcha
3{S0258}, Mailing List Summary (Norfolk Island Ancestors & their Families) : General (http://www.greenaus.com/aus-norfolk-is/). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: ... was born on 02 Aug 1858 in Tiara, Walcha
4{S0713}, Internet (genealogy.wiki) : PARTRIDGE, Stephen William (0852) and McINTOSH, Catherine Emilina (0853) (See citations). http://genealogy.wikia.com/wiki/Stephen_William_Partridge_(1829-1918). Cit. Date: 9 September 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0007}, Certificate - Marriage : BURLEY, John Williams (0072) and PARTRIDGE, Sarah Jane (0050). Custom Id: NSW 2515 / 1880. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6{S0007}, Certificate - Marriage : BURLEY, John Williams (0072) and PARTRIDGE, Sarah Jane (0050). Custom Id: NSW 2515 / 1880. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Registration no : 2515 / 1880
7{S0019}, Certificate - Birth : BURLEY, Rachel Elizabeth (0014). Custom Id: NSW 1883 / 27597. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
9{S0594}, Electoral Roll : Federal (Unknown); Qld State (Maranoa); Sub-Division (Texas). Cit. Date: 14 September 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
10{S0594}, Electoral Roll : Federal (Unknown); Qld State (Maranoa); Sub-Division (Texas). Cit. Date: 24 February 2013. Assessment: Primary evidence.
11{S0594}, Electoral Roll : Federal (Unknown); Qld State (Maranoa); Sub-Division (Texas). Cit. Date: 18 June 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
12{S0099}, Death (Qld Archives Notice) : BURLEY (nee PARTRIDGE), Sarah Jane (0050) (State Archives (Qld) - Cemetery Records). Custom Id: QLD 328. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
13{S0353}, Internet (MyHeritage) : General. Jones Web Site \ RYAN 01. Cit. Date: 16 August 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Texas Hospital"
14{S0196}, BDM (Qld) Online Birth Index. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Registration no : 1904 / 002806
15{S0256}, Researcher : CROWTHER, Vicki re BURLEY. Custom Id: SUB002. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014