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Gertrude Ann (Geappen) Cosgrove DBE (1882 - 1962)

Gertrude Ann Cosgrove DBE formerly Geappen
Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married 10 Jan 1911 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australiamap
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
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Gertrude Ann Geappen (married name Cosgrove) was born on 3 October 1882 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Geappen (nee O'Brien) and James Geappen.[1][2]

She married Robert Cosgrove on 10 January 1911 in Hobart.[2] Their children were:[2]

Gertrude was appointed to the Order of the British Empire as a Dames Commander (DBE) on 1 January 1947, for public service in Tasmania.[2]

Gertrude died on 21 July 1962.[2]


  1. Gertrude Ann Geappen Tasmanian birth record. Resource: RGD33/1/13/ no 309. Date of birth: 03 Oct 1882. Father: Geappen, James; Mother: Mary, Elizabeth Obrien
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Colin Crichton (16 December 2017). "Gertrude Ann Cosgrove (born Geappen): Crichton Family Site." In MyHeritage Family Trees. Retrieved 15 March 2020 by Clare Spring from

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