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Elms Eliza Ann

Elms Eliza Ann

Female 1864 - 1941  (76 years)

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  • Name Elms Eliza Ann 
    Born 18 Sep 1864  Rupert Street, East Collingwood, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Attended by Dr. Serrell
    Gender Female 
    Name Eliza Ann Benabo 
    Name Eliza Ann Gowans 
    Name Eliza Ann Tucker 
    Occupation 15 Oct 1887 
    Assistant 
    Residence 15 Oct 1887  Kay Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 11 May 1890  17 Harwood Lane, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Co-Habiting with William Gowans and going unde rthe name of Eliza Gowans
    Residence 1930  Mena, Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1936  Mena, Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 29 May 1941  22 Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Toxaemia, acute tonsillitis. Dr. G. C. Harper
    Buried 31 May 1941  Rookwood Cemetery, Rookwood, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Presbyterian Section 5C 4035. Conducted by A. M. Ferrier In loving memory of/My dear husband and our father/ William Purves Gowans/ Died 12th April 1938 Aged 70 years/ Also Eliza Ann/Beloved wife of the above/Died 29th May 1941/Aged 75 Years
    Notes 
    • Could not read or write
    • Worked as a barmaid in a hotel aroud the rocks - was involved in a baroom scuffle and wounded in a shootout.
    • 1 year in NSW
    • Moved from Victoria to NSW
    Person ID I29  Geniaus Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2014 

    Father Elms Joseph Benjamin,   b. 15 Jan 1831, ,Poplar, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Nelson Eliza Ann,   b. 21 Jan 1843, Saint Peter's, Dorchester, Dorsetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1921, 96 Ramsden Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 May 1861  St. Peter's Church of England, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Benabo George Benjamin,   b. 27 Dec 1849, ,Bethnall Green,, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1920, ,Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 21 May 1880  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • George Benabo was a bigamist. When his wife found Eliza and George living together she turfed Eiza out. Eliza only got away with a silver spoon.
    Children 
     1. Benabo Edith,   b. 1 Apr 1886, Clyde Street, St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1919, 17 Springside Street, Balmain, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Tucker John King,   b. 5 Apr 1862, Schnapper Point, Mornington, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1932, 357 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1887  Moor Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1887 Reg 7382 according to the rites of the Free Church of England by Nathaniel Kinsman
    Children 
     1. Tucker Florence,   b. Abt Jul 1888, ,,Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1890, 17 Harwood Lane, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Gowans William Purves,   b. 26 Sep 1867, 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1938, 22 Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1896  The Registrar's Office 50 Trafalgar Street, Annandale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gowans William James,   b. 16 Oct 1890, ,Pyrmont, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1919, ,,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Elms James Scott Purves,   b. 1892, 17 Stephens Street, Balmain, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1897, 340 Young Street, Annandale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     3. Gowans Isabella Purves,   b. 19 Aug 1894, ,,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1994, Gosford Hospital, Gosford, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     4. Gowans Eliza Anne,   b. 15 Feb 1896, 340 Young Street, Annandale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1962, ,Katoomba, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Gowans John Stewart,   b. 11 Jun 1898, ,,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1970, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Gowans Florence Joanna,   b. 3 Nov 1900, ,,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1975, Nursing Home, Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Gowans Jean Robinson,   b. 1905, ,,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1955, ,,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 May 1890 - 17 Harwood Lane, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1941 - 22 Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Eliza and William Purves Gowans
    Eliza and William Purves Gowans
    This could be a wedding photo
    Eliza Ann Elms
    Eliza Ann Elms
    Eliza Ann Elms
    Eliza Ann Elms

  • Sources 
    1. [S23] Birth Certificate.
      Have certificate

    2. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Directories & Member Lists > Australian Electoral Rolls, 1901-1936 > New South Wales > 1930 > Martin > Croydon > G.

    3. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Directories & Member Lists > Australian Electoral Rolls, 1901-1936 > New South Wales > 1936 > Martin > Croydon > G.

    4. [S24] Death Certificate.
      Have Certificate

    5. [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, Funeral Notices 30 May 1941.
      GOWANS.-The Funeral of the late Mrs.
      ELIZA ANN GOWANS, will leave her late
      Residence 22 Eurella Street Burwood on SAT-
      URDAY, at 2:30 for the Presbyterian Cemetery,
      Rookwood
      JOSEPH MEDCALF A F D A
      172 Redfern Street Redfern