Elms Eliza Ann1864 - 1941 (76 years)
Name Elms Eliza Ann Born 18 Sep 1864 Rupert Street, East Collingwood, Victoria, Australia 
- 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 Residence 11 May 1890 17 Harwood Lane, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia
- Co-Habiting with William Gowans and going unde rthe name of Eliza Gowans
Residence 1930 Mena, Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia  Residence 1936 Mena, Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia  Died 29 May 1941 22 Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia 
- Toxaemia, acute tonsillitis. Dr. G. C. Harper
Buried 31 May 1941 Rookwood Cemetery, Rookwood, NSW, Australia 
- 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
- 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 Mother Nelson Eliza Ann, b. 21 Jan 1843, Saint Peter's, Dorchester, Dorsetshire, England , d. 18 Nov 1921, 96 Ramsden Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia (Age 78 years) Married 7 May 1861 St. Peter's Church of England, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Family ID F38 Group Sheet
Family 1 Benabo George Benjamin, b. 27 Dec 1849, ,Bethnall Green,, England , d. 19 Nov 1920, ,Perth, Western Australia, Australia (Age 70 years) Married 21 May 1880 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 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 , d. 20 Apr 1919, 17 Springside Street, Balmain, NSW, Australia (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 , d. 21 Dec 1932, 357 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Age 70 years) Married 15 Oct 1887 Moor Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
- 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 , d. 11 May 1890, 17 Harwood Lane, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia (Age ~ 1 years) Last Modified 16 Feb 2014 Family ID F35 Group Sheet
Family 3 Gowans William Purves, b. 26 Sep 1867, 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland , d. 12 Apr 1938, 22 Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia (Age 70 years) Married 8 Jul 1896 The Registrar's Office 50 Trafalgar Street, Annandale, NSW, Australia Children 1. Gowans William James, b. 16 Oct 1890, ,Pyrmont, NSW, Australia , d. 10 May 1919, ,,NSW, Australia (Age 28 years) 2. Elms James Scott Purves, b. 1892, 17 Stephens Street, Balmain, NSW, Australia , d. 1 May 1897, 340 Young Street, Annandale, NSW, Australia (Age 5 years) 3. Gowans Isabella Purves, b. 19 Aug 1894, ,,NSW, Australia , d. 11 Sep 1994, Gosford Hospital, Gosford, NSW, Australia (Age 100 years) 4. Gowans Eliza Anne, b. 15 Feb 1896, 340 Young Street, Annandale, NSW, Australia , d. 17 Apr 1962, ,Katoomba, NSW, Australia (Age 66 years) 5. Gowans John Stewart, b. 11 Jun 1898, ,,NSW, Australia , d. 23 Jul 1970, London, England (Age 72 years) 6. Gowans Florence Joanna, b. 3 Nov 1900, ,,NSW, Australia , d. 4 Sep 1975, Nursing Home, Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia (Age 74 years) 7. Gowans Jean Robinson, b. 1905, ,,NSW, Australia , d. 2 Sep 1955, ,,NSW, Australia (Age 50 years) Last Modified 16 Feb 2014 Family ID F29 Group Sheet
Event Map Residence - 11 May 1890 - 17 Harwood Lane, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia Died - 29 May 1941 - 22 Eurella Street, Burwood, NSW, Australia = Link to Google Maps = Link to Google Earth Pin Legend : Address : Location : City/Town : County/Shire : State/Province : Country : Not Set
Photos Eliza and William Purves Gowans
This could be a wedding photo
Eliza Ann Elms Eliza Ann Elms
- [S23] Birth Certificate.
- [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Directories & Member Lists > Australian Electoral Rolls, 1901-1936 > New South Wales > 1930 > Martin > Croydon > G.
- [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Directories & Member Lists > Australian Electoral Rolls, 1901-1936 > New South Wales > 1936 > Martin > Croydon > G.
- [S24] Death Certificate.
- [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,
JOSEPH MEDCALF A F D A
172 Redfern Street Redfern
- [S23] Birth Certificate.