Frances (Bolger) Underwood
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Frances Jane (Bolger) Underwood (1868 - 1948)

Frances Jane Underwood formerly Bolger
Born in Sunny Corner, near Bathurst, New South Walesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 25 Jun 1889 in Sydney, New South Walesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Jan 2017
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Biography

Birth

  • Francis Jane Bulger, was the youngest daughter of Simon Bolger and Jane Flanagan.
  • She was born at Sunny Corner, Bathurst on 23 June 1868 (BC = 6105/1868).
  • She had 10 siblings - Thomas, Mary, Theresa, Simon, Ellen, John, James, Jane, Edward, Emily

Baptism

  • She was baptised a Roman Catholic in about 1868

Education

  • Frances was educated in a convent where she learnt music and later gave music lessons at the convent. Her future husband, Robert learnt from her and this is how they met. (JMV)

Life

  • During her childhood life Jane lived at a number of addresses at - 1868 at Sunny Corner, Bathurst and in 1883 at the "Tramway Hotel” 68-70 Wexford Street, Sydney (between Goulbourn and Campbell Streets). In 1885 she was at Leichhardt .

Marriage

  • She married Robert Melton Underwood on 25 June 1889 when they were both 21, in Sydney (MC = 942/1889).
  • They had ten children between 1891 and 1906 - Isabel, Emily, Frances, Gertrude, Robert, Florence, Jessie, Eva, Edna, Frederick.

Married Life

  • Between 1889 and 1949 she lived at 11 different addresses - three of which were in Paddington.

Death

  • Frances died in Paddington on 26 Nov 1948, of Congestive Cardiac Failure, Hypertension and Cerebral Haemorrhage (DC = 25925/1948).
  • She was buried on 29 November 1948 in Grave 60, Row 2, Section G (Catholic) Rookwood Cemetery.


Sources

  • David Vernon and Geoff Johnston Family Tree information
  • (JMV) Recollections from Jeanette Marie Vernon
  • Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
  • Australia, Electoral Rolls
  • Death Certificate
  • Australia and New Zealand, Find a Grave Index, 1800s-Current
  • Web: International, Find a Grave Index
  • Sydney, Australia, Cemetery Headstone Transcriptions, 1837-2003


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