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Agnes (Martin) Sawyers (1868 - 1946)

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Agnes Sawyers formerly Martin
Born in Newtownards, County Down, Irelandmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Queensland, Australiamap
Profile last modified 31 Aug 2019 | Created 10 Feb 2019 | Last significant change: 28 Aug 2019
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Ireland Native
Agnes (Martin) Sawyers was born in Ireland.


Agnes was born 12 May 1868 in Canal Row, Newtownards, the daughter of Joseph Martin and Ann Cooper. [1] [2]

Baptised at Newtownards, Down, Ireland. [3]

Emigrated with the whole family to Australia on SS Waroonga arriving in Brisbane on 2 Oct 1885 where they settled to raise their family. [4]

Agnes Martin married John Alexander Sawyers on 4 December 1890 inBrisbane, Queensland, Australia. [5]

She passed away in 1946 [6] and was buried on 10 September 1946 at the Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - 28-16-22


  1. NIDirect BD&M U/1868/201/1024/5/430
  3. Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911
  4. Queensland, Australia, Passenger Lists, 1848-1912
  5. Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
  6. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980

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