Ephraim Gosper
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Ephraim Wallace Gosper (1864 - 1945)

Ephraim Wallace Gosper
Born in Upper Colo, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Husband of — married 1889 in Molong, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Died at age 80 in District Hospital, Orange, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Biography

An Obituary from Molong Express dated 16th February, 1945 reads:

DEATH OF MR. EPHRAIM GOSPER.

Mr. Ephraim Gosper, who died recently in Eugowra, was born at Windsor, in 1864. He left Windsor when a boy, and went with his father to Millthorpe, where his father took up farming, then later went to Meranburn, near Manildra. He married Miss Edith Douglas, of Coates Creek, who still survives him. Deceased came to Eugowra 41 years ago, and except for short stays in other parts lived at Eugowra for the greater portion of his life.

During the last 20 years he owned and raced many race horses, and scored many wins throughout the West and Central West.

He left a family of eleven children, of whom ten are living — four sons and six daughters, viz, David, who resides in England, R. J. Gosper (Eugowra), Albert (A.I.F.), Edward (Orange), and Mrs. P. Smeaton, Mrs. Jack Smeaton and Mrs. Jones (all of Sydney), Mrs. M. J. Croucher (Eugowra), Mrs. Gus Scarr and Mrs. T. Banham (both of Parkes). He is also survived by one brother and one sister, Mr. Reuben Gosper and Mrs. A. Atkinson, both of Manildra.

Ephraim was buried in Presbyterian Section of Eugowra Cemetery

Sources

  • NSW Birth Index 14341/1864
  • NSW Marriage Index 5598/1889
  • NSW Death Index 4564/1945
  • Obituary - Molong Express - 16th February, 1945




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